Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Skipping Stones Design Sketch #102

Hello and Happy Tuesday!


Welcome to Skipping Stones Design Sketch Challenge #102 featuring Rustic Tiles!   Rustic Tiles is an amazing and versatile set and I have been having so.much.fun playing with this set this month.  As an added bonus- Rustic Tiles is on sale this month at the Stamp Store for only $12.49. 


If you just came from Jessica's blog, you are in the right place.  If you just happened along my blog today, start at the beginning of the hop at Skipping Stones Design.  The entire hop order is there and you can hop from blog to blog with ease.


Without further ado, here is my card using Rustic Tiles, Heartsong and this week's sketch by Chan Vuong. 


Celebrate the Season




I used what I call the "snowflake tile" in the top right corner to represent the cluster of flowers.  I topped each "snowflake" with a clear snowflake accent from the stash.  The bottom left corner features the birdie from Heartsong- love that little guy and a sentiment from Christmas Song. 


I tried to get a little fancy on the bird image with a little rock-n-roll technique.  I also sponged in some pale pink ink on his chest before stamping the sentiment in darker brown ink.  You can't really see it in the picture, but once I was done stamping, I sprayed the cardstock with some shimmer spray from Amuse Studios.  


The paper is from a stack of My Mind's Eye that I picked up a few months ago from Hobby Lobby. The finishing touch on the card is a bit of sheer ribbon from our friends at Creative Impressions coupled with a pink button tied with some twine. 


Wanna win a free stamp set???  Just upload your take on this week's sketch to the Skipping Stones blog for a chance to win.  I can't wait to see what everyone creates with this sketch. 



Be sure to hop along and leave comments on all the fabulous designers’ blogs.  This month we are welcoming Jimmi MayoBetsy Veldman and Jessica Griffin to our team as Guest Designers! Chan Vuong is providing all the fabulous sketch inspiration this month including the sketch we're using in today's hop!

Head over to Shannon's blog for some more Skipping Stones Design inspiration!

Thanks for stopping by!

Katie

21 comments:

  1. So pretty Katie! I love the glittery snowflakes! Wonderful card my friend!

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  2. Fabulous Katie!! Such a pretty card. I hope your having a great week!!!

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  3. Super cute card, I love how you used the heartsong bird and made it Christmassy!!

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  4. Wow! This is beautiful! Love the way you've combined the stamp sets!!!

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  5. Gorgeous! I really love the paper you chose in the background. What a soft and pretty card!

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  6. Love what you did with the snowflakes.

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  7. That bird is just darling! I really love the snowflakes, too. Great card!

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  8. Oooooooh! Love the beads in the centers of the snowflakes! AND the darling birdy! What a lovely card!

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  9. This card is awesome! Very pretty! Love that stamp set!
    Hugs,
    Karen C

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  10. Soft and sophisticated, elegant and beautiful. Way to knock it out of the park!

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  11. Very pretty. Nice touch with the glittering snowflakes.

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  12. Great card--it's got a rustic elegance to it! Love how you utilized the different stamp sets!

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  13. This is gorgeous.I love the elegance and simplicity of this card

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  14. Gorgeous! Love those snowflakes.

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  15. Great card Katie! I love the DP behind this card too! So many lovely elements :)

    rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

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  16. This is so classy!! Loved the card!!

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  17. This is so pretty Katie! I love the woodsy wintery feeling you created and those snowflakes are fabulous!

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  18. What a great card and those snowflakes are wonderful on your great card1

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  19. Oh my. This is lovely. Wonderful soft colors. so pretty. Ann Y.

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