Thursday, December 19, 2013

CAS(E) this Sketch! Believe

It's time for a new sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch


I am determined to get through my Christmas NBUS (Never-Before-Used-Schtuff) stamp sets - so I ended up going in a slightly different direction.  I wanted to use My Favorite Things Holiday Subway Art, but when I used it I wanted to use a number of the words.  Instead of using a single word - I used a variety of words in a subtle color - then popped the word "Believe" in red.

Believe

The die is also in my NBUS basket - it's the Small Blooming Poinsettia from Memory Box.  I love how it layers up!

I think this is a very nice sketch - add a beautiful sentiment and a simple embellishment and you have a great card!  I hope you all find time to play along during this busy holiday season.
  • Stamps: My Favorite Things Stamps Holiday Subway Art
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Real Red, Papertrey Ink Soft Stone, Basic Grey 25th and Pine 6x6, Stampin' Up Silver Glimmer Paper (just the center of the flower)
  • Ink: Stampin' Up Real Red, Papertrey Ink Soft Stone
  • Accessories: Memory Box/Poppystamps Small Blooming Poinsettia, Hemptique 10-lb white twine

20 comments:

  1. Oh... this is so pretty! Love the red and soft stone!

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  2. Love it! Lovely colour combo too.

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  3. P.S. And now I see it's not just one big background stamp; I just love how you used a bunch of the sentiments on this one card! Gorgeous!

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  4. LOVE how you created your background with sentiments! Gorgeous sketch, gorgeous card! I really need to start playing along with sketches again!!! Might not be able to help myself with inspiration like this!!!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous Kim! Elegant, eye-catching, striking - and inspiring! Wow!
    c

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  6. This is gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration with this set.

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  7. Love that subway stamp and your lovely poinsettia wrapped in the white twine!

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  8. Such a pretty card,Kim! I love how you stamped the sentiments and the red poinsettia with the white twine looks amazing!!

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  9. This is gorgeous, Kim! I love how you have all the sentiments in silver and then the one in red!

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  10. Marvelous card Kim, love that pretty poinsettia!

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  11. I'm taking note of that genius idea for a fabulous way to use up a number of NBUS on one card!! Brilliant, Kims!

    In case I don't get a chance to visit again before Christmas, I wish you and your sweet family the happiest of holidays! Holly Hugs! Darnell

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  12. Beautiful card!! Have a Merry Christmas!!

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  13. So pretty and elegant Kim. Love the poinsettia and the words in the background.

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  14. Awesome card! I love the colors and how you used the sentiments in the sketch.

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  15. Beautiful card, love the believe in red :)

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  16. Fantastic card Kim, the poinsettia is so pretty.

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  17. Hi Kim,

    Your card is elegant, tasteful and lovely. So glad I came by.

    Blessings to you in 2014!
    ~ Barb

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  18. I finally found it! This is just beautiful and yet so simple! I am an instant fan...where have I been? ;)

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