Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Stampin' Queens 1st Sketch Challenge!

It's Wednesday, and that means that its time for the sketch challenge over @ Stampin' Queens Sketch Challenge  blog.  To make this sketch extra special, its the FIRST sketch for this challenge site!  This fantastic group of ladies love working with Stampin' Up! supplies and products.  So, we provide you with a sketch, and we welcome your submission of paper crafting projects using Stampin' Up! products and supplies!

Here is the sketch:

Here is my card:

The sketch shows a square card.  My guess is that its a 5" x 5" card.  I kept my card a typical A2 card.  
I used the wonderful Beau Chateau DSP.  I just love it!  I also used  two stamp sets: Established Elegance and Tiny Tags.  I used the images from Established Elegance on the square very vanilla panel.  I used the Tiny Tags set on the small circle piece.  I used River Rock cardstock as my card base.  I used Pink Pirouette and Soft Suede cardstocks as my various mats.  There is a scrap piece of First Edition DSP die cut with the larger scallop trim.  I wrapped the thinner crochet trim around the card and tied a simple knot.  I also tied a scrap piece of Crumb Cake seam binding around the knot.  I then frayed the ends of the various trims to give them a 'worn-look'.  I sponged all the paper edges with Sahara Sand classic ink.  I also did some distressing on various pieces with the thread cutter in the distressing kit.  I used foam tape on both the square stamped piece and the round stamped piece.   I also added some faux stitching along the right side of the card.  (If you look closely to the sketch, it is there.)
Like I said, this is the FIRST sketch for the Stampin' Queens!  So, please join us!  We'd love to see what you create!  Use your Stampin' Up! supplies and products and play with us!


jjcreations said...

This is such a gorgeous card - I love all the elements and how you've arranged them.

Marjie Kemper said...

Oh my, Sharon, that is gorgeous! I really LOVE the chickenwire stamp as background.