Friday, March 27, 2009

Stamp Something Challenge

Good morning! Today's Stamp Something Challenge is sponsored by Layers of Color. This week we have a sketch for you smile. Denise sent some Layers of Color images to those of us who wanted to use them. The images I used came from the set Polka Dot Parade. These images are so cute that after I finished my card, I couldn't resist making another!









I actually used some really old retired Bliss Blue cardstock on this one. It looked better with the colors of the image than Bashful Blue. I colored the elephant with B21 & B32. I just used the B32 which is what I shaded with to make the dots so dark. I just kept going back over them until they were dark enough. I love that about Copics! It looks like another color.

-Stamps-Layers of Color Polka Dot Parade, SU Nursery Necessities
-Paper-Certainly Celery, Bliss Blue and White cardstock; Delicate Dots DSP
-Ink-Black, Certainly Celery
-Copics-B21, B32, Y21, Y17, C-1
-Accessories-Saffron grosgrain,

-Stamps-Layers of Color Polka Dot Parade, Impression Obsession Cupcakes
-Paper-White, Real Red and Old Olive cardstock; Summer Picnic DSP
-Ink-Real Red, Black
-Copics-R29, R46, R59, YG93, YG95, C-1, C-3, C-5
-Accessories-Real Red grosgrain, sewing machine, red thread

Make sure you stop by the Stamp Something Challenge blog to see what everyone else did for this weeks challenge!

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16 comments:

Kathy W said...

great sketch, love the two cards you came up with- great eye to see how you could make it pop more with darker mat than bashful

Cheryl said...

Emily they are both wonderful. Love those colors.

Cindy said...

WOW, Emily these are great cards! I'd have a hard time picking my fav but that first one is adorable and I love the colors you chose. Thanks for a wonderful sketch!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

These are both super sweet cards! Love what you did with the images Emily! Fabulous coloring and pretty papers!

Alex said...

These are both fabulous cards Emily!! I confess, I made TWO cards with this sketch too, and will be posting my other one soon, lol!! LOVED the sketch, and is saved in my faves!!! Your colorng on these is amazing!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Janet said...

This is my first visit to your site and am loving it - you do some amazing work. These are great cards Emily. This is a wonderful sketch - I'm going to start working on something today. I live in Lexington, SC so we are not too far away - hope to talk with you more soon.

Lauren said...

You really rocked your sketch Emily. I love both cards.

Melissa said...

Sheer perfection! I loved this sketch so much that I'm going to use it again and again!

Many Blessings,
M.

Lisa H. said...

I'm so glad you made two cards,they are both just adorable. I think I'm partial to the mouse/strawberry one. great work, girlie!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Both of these creations are so very sweet! :) You've done such a great job with that sketch!! Thanks for the fun inspiration!!

Erin... said...

both of these are amazing emily!! love that wide ribbon and your second card is just so cute!!! thanks so much for the sketch i love it too!! have a great weekend:)

Jennifer Orbaker said...

I love them both! Great job with the sewing on the bottom card, too cute!

Lorie said...

Oh, these are both adorable! I couldn't pick a favorite as I love elephants but I love the colours of the other card too! Great job!

Marcea said...

what fabulous cards Emily - I adore that sweet little elephant :o)
Gorgeous colours and papers on both cards
-x-

KJ said...

Truly awesome job with that sketch! Those cards are flippin' adorable!! Don't you just love that SAB paper?! I liked it way better than I thought I would!

Laura said...

Thank you, Emily! You've really enhanced my stamps with your talents! I've added them to Layers of Color art galleries for permanent inspiration! You can see them in the Stamper's Gallery, and Stamp Sets Gallery. Your cards are also shown in the slide show of Polka Dot Parade stamp set products page.
Creatively Yours, Laura

http://www.layersofcolor.com/galleries/