Freshly Made Sketches 398
This sketch challenge called for a clean card. My clean card used Daisy Lane photopolymer stamp set, Painted Harvest stamp set,and All Things Thanks (retired) stamp set. I also used the large daisy punch and the leaf punch for the card. At first, I thought this would be a #simplestamping card, but it did not turn out that way.
Here’s the sketch banner for this challenge:
Here’s the card I created:
I started with all the stamped items I would need. Therefore, I stamped 3 sets of leaves from the Painted Harvest stamp set in Old Olive on Old Olive card stock, which I then punched out. I used the light Old Olive blend to just ass some additional texture to the leaves.
Staying with the Old Olive, I started stamping the ferns on the Whisper White cardstock.
Here’s an example of the first stamping off:
At first, I was only going to do one set of stamped off ferns. I created the triple ferns by stamping the fern, then slightly pivoting the stamp and stamping the second time, then repeating for the third stamp.
At this point I realized I would need more stamped off ferns in order for them to show behind the large daisy. Therefore, I just started the trio stamping process to form a very loose circle.
Finishing up with the Old Olive, I inked the sides of both the white cardstock on the outside and inside.
I stamped the inside sentiment, then the front sentiment so I could put the ink pad away. The fewer ink pads on my desk, the better.
While I like the lined pattern daisy stamps from Daisy Lane, I thought the So Saffron ink would just blend into the white. Therefore, I pulled out the So Saffron blends combo. I started blending using the light and dark from the center out making sure none of the petals were blended the same.
Dimensionals provided the pop between the bottom and the top daisy. After gluing the layered daisy onto the middle of the fern trios, I dry fit the leaves, then glued them down as well.
I added a clear faceted gem to the center of the daisy (but I am still not sure about that look). Next on the list, placing the sentiment.
I added the burlap ribbon for a bit of contrast and texture which also anchored all the elements. Then I created the sentiment banner and dry fit it on the ribbon. Can I begin to tell you how stinking pleased I was that two of the punched leaves just peak out from under the sentiment.
Stamping the daisy over the inside sentiment and decorating the envelope finished off this card.
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