|August 2013 Card Sketch|
So happy to be back after my wonderfully creative weekend with my friends at the Annual August Club Scrap Retreat. We had a blast and NO I will not be posting any spoilers, you all will just have to wait until after the October Retreat and Retreat in a Box 2013 ships. All I can say is that it was an amazing time and I really wish I could go back and do it all again in October.
Back to the blog at hand. I always feel so inspired after returning from Retreat. I spent Saturday afternoon playing with my homemade glimmer mists from Retreat in a Box 2012. I had helped Tricia by testing different formulas in preparation for this Creative Concoctions workshop. So much fun!
I created a background paper using the mists, my Sorrento mask and stamps to match my 2 other cardstock colors. I chose a light blue from Cyprus (Sept. 2008 kit) and a lime green from Comics (Feb. 2011 kit).
|Create a background paper on white cardstock using the |
Sorrento (July 2012 kit) mask and homemade glimmer mists.
*Member Lynn Borders Tip: clean off your mask directly onto an
untouched area of your artwork to create more layers of color and masking.
I love creating for the many challenges at the Club Scrap forum. One of my favorites is the Card Sketch Challenge hosted by the talented Jen Rodgers. She has been hosting this fun challenge for 2 years. We will miss her as she has decided to give up the reins hosting this popular challenge beginning next month. I created a free ALCM (Assembly Line CardMaking) set of cutting instructions based on the August sketch. Enjoy!
|Stamp Sorrento UM stamp images in black on your masked background paper.|
|Cut all 3 pieces of cardstock following the ALCM instructions.|
Ink the edges of all of your pieces using black ink.
|Punch shapes out of the 2.25x3.5" scraps |
using your favorite punch (Fiskars flower).
|Punch centers using remaining cardstock and a tiny sun punch.|
|Layer alternating cardstocks of sun centers and flowers.|
|Add flowers to cards using a black pop dot.|
|Finished cards with added adhesive rhinestones from stash.|
Sentiment - July 2012 Sorrento kit
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