Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Peachy Keen Sketch Challenge #43

Now for my first sketch challenge. This one is for Peachy Keen Stamps. You can look at the challenge, to create a card that includes three of something surrounded by a frame with a background border. You can see the sketch here.

For this challenge, I started with Cricut cartridge Sentimentals and Doodlecharms. I used my Gypsy to cut the postage stamp layers and the envelopes, using patterned paper from Me and My Big Ideas and Paper Studio cardstock. I stamped faces on each envelope using PK-490 Everyday Faces from Peachy Keen Stamps in Momento Tuxedo Black ink. Using my Gellie Roll pen, I colored in the whites of the eyes.

I glued all the layers of the postage stamp together and added stitch lines with my Zig marker. Then I popped up each envelope with Stampin' Up Dimensionals.

For the background, I layered patterned paper from Me and My Big Ideas on a strip of blue Paper Studio cardstock. I used a border punch from Fiskars and adhered all of this to yellow cardstock.  I added stitch lines with my Zig marker. I Layered all of this on red cardstock and then on a white card base that measures 7 1/2 x 5 1/2. Then I added the ribbon from my stash.

Since I don't have too many stamps, I hand wrote the sentiment at the top right of the card. I am having so much fun with these challenges. Problem is, I don't know what I'm going to do with all of these cards. I've never been a card giver. Guess I'm going to have to start collecting address so I can send them out to family and friends.

Thanks for stopping by,
Dana D.


  1. What a cute and creative card! good job =)

  2. What an awesome card, love that shape and the envelopes are adorable.

  3. This card is very cute! I love your take on the challenge, you did such a wonderful job! I love the faces on the envelopes! Good luck with the Peachy Keen Challenge!!!


  4. Found this on the Peachy Keen blog! Love it! What a great idea! I'm a follower!

  5. A D O R A B L E!!!!! Love what you did for the challenge!;)
    Peachy Hugs,

  6. you did a beautiful job on this card, I love the detail. and the also love the paper.

  7. I am so pleased you chose Peachy Keen for your first challenge! Your card is fantastic! Love all the detail! Good luck!

  8. Adorable card! I'm loving the postage stamp treatment! Gotta try and make one like this. I love it. (Your family and friends will be thrilled to receive your hand made cards)!!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Peachy Keen. Good luck! Viv xx