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.

9 comments:

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

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

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  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!!!

    -Samantha

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

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

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

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

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  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

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