Thursday, April 17, 2008

A Star!



I saw this sketch on Tamara's sketch challenge blog. I thought of my Western Sky designer paper, Wanted stamp set and star punch right away. This came together pretty easily. The star alone didn't have enough of an impact so I punched another in Blue Bayou to shadow it. It still wasn't enough so I punched another star out in Blue Bayou to shadow it on the other side. It still wasn't enough so I made a square base in Soft Sky backed by Blue Bayou to have the stars on. I spiral punched the edge of the Soft Sky and sponged it with Blue Bayou ink to distress it a bit.

Recipe:

Stamps: Wanted, Sincere Salutations
Ink: Blue Bayou
Paper: Western Sky dp, Soft Sky, Blue Bayou, River Rock
Other: Large and small star punch, vintage brads, photo corner punch, sponge, key tag punch, stampin' dimensionals.

18 comments:

Lauren said...

This is fabulous. The color combination works beautifully!

~Michelle~ said...

Oh, I *LOVE* this...the colors, the layout...and just all of it!!

Rose Ann said...

I love how you did the star on this, Kathleen!! I love the pretty papers too!! Great card!!

scrapnnMO said...

WOW Kathleen what a stunning job on the sketch! Awesome job well done! Love the paper/color! Thanks so much for playing along!

~KRISTY~ said...

THANKS FOR POPPING IN TO VISIT ME AT MY BLOG!I HAVE JUST BEEN SCROLLING AWAY AT YOURS LOOKING AT ALL YOUR GORGEOUS CREATIONS & I CANT WAIT TO POP BACK IN TO SEE WHAT ELSE YOU HAVE BEEN UP TO!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

WOW! Kathleen, I love this! I can't believe how quickly you did this card! Fantastic! I have GOT TO get that spiral punch! I absolutely love it, and I do believe that I NEED it! GREAT card!

Alexandra said...

Oooh, I like this a lot!!! This is my favorite paper, stamp set and punch so this card totally ROCKS!!!! Love it, Kathleen!!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Lori said...

Great job with the sketch! I love the layered star and the great color combination, too.

Angie Tieman said...

This is way cute! Love everything you mixed here, and I need to get my spiral punch out again, thanks for reminding me!

Nancy Riley said...

WOW! I love this card, Kathleen! I love the shadowing of the main star image!

Corie said...

WOW -- this is FANTASTIC!!!!

Maria said...

Hi Kathleen! I love that paper that you used. . .the colors are fabulous!! Your card reminds me that I need to use my star images! Your card is inspiring!

Maria

Savitri said...

This is gorgeous!!! I totally love everything on this card.

Gwen said...

Oh! I love what you have do with this one!!everything just blends so well together! great!!!

Paper Bling said...

Kathleen, you've challenged me to do "something" with stars with this inspiring card. I struggle with the more masculine embellies. Great color combo and the layering tops it off!!!

Nancy said...

Your card is beautiful - I love the papers and colors!!

Mel M. M. M. said...

Gorgeous. I love the stripy layout and the colours are so rich. Your star looks super pretty layered like that too... :0) Mel

Catherine said...

Great card, Kathleen!
Love the colors and all of the elements - perfection!