My plan when I put the sketch together was to use bold patterned papers. I thought a card would still look fresh with small strips of those bold patterns. As you can see - I ended up going an entirely different direction. It always amazes me how the same sketch can look so different on different cards!
MFT's Rectangle Word Window Frames are the longest, skinniest rectangles that I have - so instead of using them as a frame, I just cut the longer rectangles out of the front of my card using the medium window die. Sadly, the medium die and the small die together were a little too long for the card so I ended up just cutting pieces of cardstock to the right size for the diagonal stripes instead of a window.
The only thing not from MFT on my card were the mini butterflies - but how perfect that they have the same outline look as the rose!
I look forward to seeing you playing along!
Stamps: MFT Diagonal Stripes Background
Dies: MFT Well Wishes, Roses in Bloom and Rectangle Word Window Frame, My Creative Time Mini Butterfly Dies
Paper: MFT Gravel Gray, Watercolor Wash 6x6 Paper Pad
Miscellaneous: Pretty Pink Posh 4mm clear sequins
Absolutely beautiful. I don't have any rectangle dies and my paper cutting skills are pathetic but...I'm going to give your sketch a try in some fashion. Intrigued....ReplyDelete
Beautiful colors and dies for a sympathy card! And I love the sketch, Kim.ReplyDelete
I love the soft colors and your diecuts! Beautiful card......and wonderful sketch!ReplyDelete
What a lovely sympathy card!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous design! Going to have to give this sketch a try!ReplyDelete
Love this sketch, Kim, and I love your card! You've packed so much interest and texture into tiny spaces and your card still looks clean and fresh.ReplyDelete
What a gorgeous card Kim. I love your recessed rectangles and soft colour choices! Those flowers and butterflies are so pretty! Love the sketch this week!ReplyDelete
What a great idea to use both negative and positive spaces to create those rectangles. The flowers and butterflies are perfect nestled in the longer rectangles!ReplyDelete
I love every single thing about this card. Your delicate dies work beautifully with the soft colors. Thank you for such an original and fantastic sketch this week!ReplyDelete