at midnight when I should be sleeping!!
Sentiment details upclose: I LOVE THE BUTTERFLY!! So graceful and sweet.
I have spoken to many fellow stampers & communicate with them that it takes me 1-2 days to make a card….and I have discovered that I am sooo not alone! But then, I started to think something was wrong with me after I had dinner with the notorious Brent & Amy from SU! They said that many “work better under pressure and deadlines”….this is not me. I am going to give you a glimpse as to why I can’t post a card everyday:)
Friday am — Beate posts her weekend sketch challenge on her blog fresh & fun:
I spent the day brainstorming up some ideas. I already had my heart set on using my Seasonal Whimsy stamp set so I knew I wasn’t going to use a circled image.
What colors to use? Well, it would have to be many bright colors that all coordinate due to the stamp that I picked. I started browsing through my SU! catalog and found the perfect combo on page 150.
I always draw up sketches for all cards that I make. I’m such a visual person.
Family goes to bed. It’s midnight and I get the opportunity to put all my thoughts together.
I started out thinking I would use my stampin’ write markers for the image. Well, it just wasn’t working for me. I didn’t like the way it turned out.
I knew what I was going to do next…which meant that I would be spending more time on some unexpected details. But, glad I changed the look.
I went with stamping all images in the desired colors, cutting them out, sponging additional ink for more detail, adhering to a base stamped piece to give some awesome depth and dimension!
At approximately 3am, I finish a card. I woke up a few hours later only to change the card again…LOL. I always do this. I walk by it – change it – walk by it – change it again!!!
Okay!! So I’m crazy right?
STAMP SET USED: SEASONAL WHIMSY
INKS USED: BASHFUL BLUE, PUMPKIN PIE, CERTAINLY CELERY, OLD OLIVE, REAL RED, CLOSE TO COCOA.
ACCESSORIES USED: REAL RED BRADS, STAMPIN’ SPONGES, COLOR SPRITZER TOOL, PAPER PIERCING TOOL, POP-UP GLUE DOTS, TICKET CORNER PUNCH, CRYSTAL EFFECTS, DAZZLING DIAMONDS GLITTER, JERSEY RIBBON ORIGINALS.