Friday, November 12, 2010

Stamping 411 Sketch 177

Hi Everyone,

You guessed it….time for another sketch challenge from Stamping 411 I hope you will take some time for yourself and play along with us this week.

Here is the sketch……………..


…and my interpretation…..

Come To Bethlehem and 411 Sketch and Box Template 004

Funny this whole card was geared around this little scrap of DSP sitting on my desk.  It’s one of the patterns in the Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper. the bottom images is from the stamp set Vintage Vogue and stamped in Early Espresso. I did color in a few of the images….

I embossed an extra piece of very vanilla with the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder to attach to the card. I assembled the card and decided it needed a bit of Cajun Craze and to really mix it up add some of our Chantilly Lace Ribbon. Kind of funky and lots of different textures and patterns….

It reminded me of an old German Restaurant we used to go to years ago….all these colors and Chantilly Lace. Little bit of Nostalgia there….

The measurements for the card are:

Card Base in Early Espresso 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 , Cajun Craze Mat 4 x 5 1/4 , Vanilla Mat 3-7/8 x 5 1/8, Ealry Espresso strip 1 x 5 1/8, DSP 7/8 x 5 1/8, I added the testured piece to it and it is 2 1/2 x 3 7/8. The image piece is2 1/4 x 3 and the mat for that is 2 3/8 x 3 1/8.

I stamped the image in Early Espresso and colored with my Blender Pen and Watercolor Pencils. I hope you like it. Thanks for stopping by.

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Joan V said...

Oh, this is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Selene Kempton said...

This is absolutely stunning! I really love the colored details under the bottom panel. That ribbon is the perfect finish and oh so fun to play with! A classic! I'm ready for vacation and cant wait to see you! :D

Connie Babbert said...

You looks so REAL! Beautiful coloring! Great job, Lee!

Robin Merriman said...

Lee, this is beautiful! I love that stamp set and you've paired it with these elements so well. Just gorgeous!

Robin Gregor said...

This card is absolutely stunning. I love the colors and textures. Thanks for being such a great inspiration!

Jen Timko said...

You may have finally done it and pushed me over to getting this set. Gorgeous card!

Kerin said...

This is drop dead gorgeous Lee, and I especially love the little colored bits of the design at the bottom, you've taken care of every last detail!

Bonnie said...

Beautifully elegant Lee!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Just beautiful. I am hoping to play along asap! Hugs xaxx

Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

Truly beautiful card Lee.
All the elements compliment each other so well.

Patti Chesky said...

This card reminds me of Tuscany. The white on white texture. It's just so beautiful!

Tiffany Bauer said...

Another beauty Lee!!! I just love the softness of your cards!!

Rose Ann Marr said...

This is a stunning card. Love the colors and texture.