Friday, November 6, 2009

Taylored Expressions Sketch Challenge #90!

Today is not only Friday...but a special day for me and my sweetie too!
16 wonderful years together today! The card today is NOT for our anniversary (thank goodness as it is a baby shower card), but there are always baby showers to go to and I wanted to make a really cute one...:)
I used the "shower time" set from MFT and stamped directly on this decorative acetate from "My Little Yellow Bicycle". The paper is from the "earth love" collection by Cosmo Cricket and I love these clouds in the patterned paper. I paper pieced her little shirt and I decided to color the acetate from the backside with my copics for the umbrella. There was that cute little flower on the patterned paper that I didn't want to cover up with paper piecing.
I also used my copic marker to color the head of my safety pin (it was pink but I wanted it more peach in color).
I did take a couple of liberties on the sketch...making the center circle much larger on mine and using a scalloped punch for the bottom.

Here is the sketch so you can play along in TAYLOR'S challenge.
Don't forget to see what the rest of the sketch crew came up with:
Jami Sibley: More is More
Monika Davis: M.A.D. Stamper
Jackie Pedro: The Scalloped Edge
Lynn Mercurio: Stamperosity
Melissa Sauls: In Stamping Mode
Rachel Sztonyk: Gingerbread Gallery
Alice Lihsuan-Wertz: Alice's Little Wonderland
Lisa Hjulberg: The Craft's Meow

My sweetie took the day off so while the kiddos are at school we get to spend the day fun! Have a great weekend!


Jami said...

Such an unexpected card for a bay shower - I really really like it! Love the huge acetate circle! Happy Anniversary! Have a wonderful weekend!

Jackie Pedro said...

Happy Anniversary!!! Your card is beautiful!!! Jami is right, so unexpected for a baby shower!! LOVE it!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

What a wonderful take on the sketch Sherrie! I love the way you used the acetate circle. Perfection!

Happy Anniversary! Enjoy!

Danni said...

Happy Anniversary!! Love your card, it's so unique and gorgeous!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a great card Sherrie. Love the paper, the acetate circle... great take on the sketch. Happy Anniversary!

veronica said...

love your paper piecing. also the addition of the acetate is great.

Melissa Sauls said...

This is just the cutest baby shower card I've ever seen!!! You are soo super creative! I totally would have never paired that paper as baby shower but it completely works. Just genius!

Linda Carson said...

Happy Anniversary!! Fabulous usual...!

Alice said...

lovely soft colors! love your take on the sketch!

auntie lisa said...

I really love these colors together. I would have never thought of using these for a baby shower card, but I love it!

Natalie said...

Very chic!! Love how you altered the sketch, great job. Nice colors too!

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, love these colors/papers, the acetate is perfect, and like the big scallops, Happy Anniversary!

HegeT said...

So great give-away.
I have been a sworn Copic fan.
Do not hold on so long with the ink, but have become totally dependent on them.
I spend most Copic Sketch -
Really like these because of the brush tip.
Also there is so much nice colors.

HegeT, Norway

Anonymous said...

The Copic markers really make your cards shine. The colors are so vibrant. After seeing so many posts with the Copics I had to get my hands on some. My collection is very small, but growing. Thank you for the inspiration!

DebbieD said...

What a beautiful card. So unique! I just love it.

blogname212 said...

Oh, the arrangement for the cards is just beautiful. Makes me wanna eat it! :D Tasty colors. ^^

Linda said...

The more I see the more I want to build a complete copic marker the work...adding you to my reader :)

Barb Kirkwood said...

Great card, Happy Anniversary. Good use of color.

Beach Cat ! said...

Gosh I am going around the blogs to decide which color copics to buy next and every blog I see I just HAVE to have the colorways they feature! Wish I had a bottomless wallet!

Scrapthat said...

Beautiful card!
Though I don't own any copics yet it's easy to see how they can make even the simplest images beautiful!

gilroy gal said...

Gorgeous! I have never used Copic markers but seeing all these gorgeous cards makes me want to run out and get some!

Olga said...

Love the papers and the gorgeous card!