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Sunday, 25 November 2012

Sketch Inspired

Hi All,

I'm speed crafting this week!  I tidied up a little this morning but as this rate I'll never get my Christmas tree up in among all the crafty stash.

I was just browsing some blogs and came across a great sketch from Sketch Frenzy Friday and was instantly inspired. 

Here is the wonderful sketch


I went Christmassy but not traditional.  I love that die and glitter paper.


I started with an A5 red card blank from Anita's.  I used Simon Says Stamp Star Border die twice in the centre.  My glitter paper is from Creata and came in a 6 pad set.  They are brilliant papers.  Usually there is one or two papers that don't float your boat in a set but these are just scrummy. 


My sentiment is from Lili of the Valley and is a clear stamp.  I love this Christmas set.  The reindeer is really beautiful and I'm planning a card from him already.  I inked through my Spellbinders Beaded Ovals die with some pigment ink from Lakeland.  They used to sell crafty goodies but don't any more which is a real shame.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Sketch Frenzy Friday 111612
Totally Gorjuss 159 - Don't Be Square
That Crafty Place - No Squares Allowed
Emergency Crafters - Anything Goes
Stamping Shack - Anything Goes

Hope you are having a great weekend and can steal some crafty time.

Happy crafting,
Rachel x

16 comments:

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Rachel...and I love this sketch too...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Rachel. I love the colours, the star die looks so effect and those papers are beautiful

Hugs Sue

Tammy Fite said...

Love the punched stars!! Awesome!

Dewi Lestari said...

I love the way you follow the sketch and the card is so pretty. Thanks for joining at The Stamping Sahck's first challenge
Hugs
Dewi

coops said...

so gorgeous rachel.fab striking design :D

xx coops xx

Deb said...

Oooohh! I love this glitter paper! So pretty with the snowflakes!! The die is such a great focal point, too! Thanks for joining us at Sketch Frenzy Friday!

Sandy Trefger said...

I love the sparkly background with the stars. A very pretty card! Thanks for sharing it with us for The Stamping Shack challenge!
~sandy
visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

Mary Pat Siehl said...

so very cute! thanks for playing with us at The Stamping Shack!

Carole Z said...

Very pretty! Thanks for joining in with Emergency Crafters this time! Carole x

Suzi said...

Fabulous clean and simple card. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place. Good luck!
Hugs
Suzi x

heartforhandmade said...

Very nice card Rachel. Love those star die on the background. Love those font type used too on the sentiment. So glad you played along with us the The Stamping Shack challenge.
xx Ria

Katie Skilton said...

Thank you for sharing this great card with us at The Stamping Shack. I love the colours you have used x

Dannii said...

Love the punched out background. Great card.
Thank you very much for joining us over at The Stamping Shack for our new challenge, the best of luck x

Sharon said...

Thanks for joining our challenge at TG this week. What a fab project. hugs Sharon

Valerie said...

very nice card. I Like the sentiment on the spellbinders die and the glitter paper.

Donna Ellis said...

What a sparkly greeting card. Love your take of the sketch with all the stars, and the sweetly colored circles in the die cut. So pretty!