Thursday, October 23, 2014


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I am playing along with this week's MFT Weekly Sketch Challenge and The Color Throwdown.  I just love these warm colors and this fun sketch!


For my card, I started with MFT Card Stock Sampler.  I am using Primitive Cream, Factory Green, and Tangy Orange.   I cut the background factory green using Blueprints 16.   I used Proof Positive Cover Up to cut the top portion.  I cut this cover up using factory green and primitive cream card stocks.  I stamped the factory green panel with Fine Check background using versamark.  I inked the edges with versamark as well.  I inlaid the primitive cream proof positive pieces to mimic the sketch.   I love how it turned out.  It looks like a warm quilt pattern.


Next, I die cut the deer from Christmas Cuteness dienamics.  I stamp the deer from the coordinating Christmas Cuteness stamp set.  I used MFT Hybrid Ink Black Licorice ink pad.  I colored with copics.  I added a few touches of gold glitter to the antlers.  

For the sentiment, I die cut the double ended stitched fishtail die from Blueprints 2.  I stamped the sentiment from LLD Perk Up stamp set.  I used some soft yellow ink to stamp the stitched swirl image onto the sentiment panel to add some extra whimsy.  I die cut the tiny heart in tangy orange card stock using the smaller heart image from LLD Coffee Cup die namics.    I added some richness to the tangy orange heart using versamark.  

11 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Betty. I love how you did the background.

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  2. Oh my that is very clever and a beautiful card <3

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  3. Adorable card!! Fun interpretation of the sketch!! Thxs for joining us at CTD!

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  4. This is fabulous! Love how you used the cover up panel here. Thanks for joining us at The Color Throwdown!

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  5. Oh so cuuuute Betty! That little deer is darling!

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  6. What a fun design! Love how you used the cover plate here. Thanks for joining us at The Color Throwdown!

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  7. Holy WOW! I am blown away by this creative interpretation of the sketch. I'm sorry to be in the same challenge as you, because yours is SO adorable I don't think there's hope for any of us!

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  8. What a fabulous background, Betty, and I love the sweet little deer...great use of the colors and the sketch!!!! I love seeing your beautiful cards in the CTD gallery!!!

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  9. Super cute card Betty. Love the darling image and the background! The touch of white filling looks great! Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown this week.

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  10. Just adorable! Love how you created your background.

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  11. I SUPER SUPER love this! The background is AWESOME and the reindeer is the perfect little accent! LOVE! Thanks for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown!

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