Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Verve October Sketch #2
Amber put together another wonderful sketch for us this week's Verve Sketch With A Twist. The twist this week was to make a card that didn't have orange or brown in it -- she's tired of seeing it so often lately and it's a great way to change things up from the Thanksgiving/Fall colour mode.
So, with no brown and orange, I jumped at the chance to use pink, grey and white. I just love these colours together as they make such a soft colour palet. I started off wanting to try using a medallion as I have never done one before. I punched it out and everything and then realized we had a horizontal strip to deal with and it just didn't work with the medallion as it took away from it too much. So, I opted to make a scalloped square instead and pulled out my Polka Dots and Paisley set as I just love this flower. I added a half pearl at the base of each flower, crimped my gray panel for a bit more texture and dimension (my poor neglected crimper wanted to come out and play lol!), added some sheer white ribbon with a bow and three silver brads. The card was still missing something as I felt it was a bit "bottom heavy" so I added a line of piercing along the top to balance things off.
Thanks so much for stopping by :D I'm now off to work out and burn off some of the extra calories I consumed this weekend LOL!
What's In It?
Stamps: Polka Dots and Paisley
Paper: Pretty in Pink, Going Grey
Ink: Going Grey, Regal Rose
Accessories: Silver Brads, Crimper, Half Pearls, SU Scalloped Border Punch, Sheer White Ribbon, Paper Piercing Kit, Dimensionals