Monday, 27 January 2014

Less is More - Sketch Time

One way to 'kick start' the old mojo is to follow a sketch - so when I spotted that it was Sketch Time over at Less is More I had a quick play:
 And here's the sketch:
 

I used:

- 7" x 5" white tent style card

- snippets of pink and white card

- the heart was die cut using a Memory Box 'Serafina Heart' die (a present from Mo last year) in white card and a matching Memory Box 'Cupid Heat' in pink for the backing

- a strip of pink card, topped with a strip of white card which has embossed lines top and bottom, used the Hougie board for those

- sentiment used a stray SU stamp (pre-loved I think) and VersaMagic 'Pink Petunia' ink pad

BTW, the card isn't barrel shaped - the light here yesterday was almost non-existent so I took this lying flat on the desk - snigger, the card silly, not ME :))

I really enjoyed making this CAS card and will be looking out for more sketches for inspiration - as well as a light box/tent at this rate.

Di
x

24 comments:

SARN said...

Oh that is DIVINE Di. LOVE it.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Juls said...

This is fabulous!! Love the pink and white together, very classy! Hugs Juls

Kathyk said...

Classic, elegant and fab - and not barrel shaped either!!! You are sooooo right about the light too.

I took one flat on the desk too and it looked like I'd attached the image panel off centre - grrr

Bring back the sunshine!

Kathyk

Sandra H said...

Oooh stunning and so Elegant is your card Di.......brilliant use of snippets too! x

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

ah so speshul that is... an pink fav colour too... love it! Shaz in Oz. xxx

Hettie said...

Aww pwetty. And you did it in pink! That IS a surprise! Got your galoshes out Miss? You may need them later - thrashing it down with rain right now. NOT going out to lunch today!
Hugs
xx

Sarah said...

That is pure elegance Di xx

Carol L said...

Ohhhh, I feel a case coming on! This is just beautiful Di!! I love that serafina heart!

Planetsusie said...

This is so beautiful Di - I love that sketch as well - feel as if I must have a go! Looks magnificent in pink - bet it would look good in poiple as well - lol.

Thank you for having a look at the snippets bit for me - although I don't think anything was wrong with Mr Linky more like Planet Susie !!!

Big hugs to you Sue Pxxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Di!! I chuckle at your blog posts you always say something to make me laugh LOL the light here is rubbish too sick of the bloomin weather lots of huggles Sue xx

Kathleen said...

Really stunning card, love it.

Kath x

MaryH said...

LOVE it in Pink! Great sketch using these beautiful dies. TFS & Hugs

Anne said...

What a sweet card, so pretty in pink.
Thanks for joining us at Less is More this week
Anne
Less is More GD

Mrs A. said...

Pwetty pwetty. Loving the pink of course. Hugs Mrs A.

Greta said...

I should have bought that MB die when I saw it--LOVE this beautiful card, Di!

Chrissie said...

This is really pretty Di!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
Less is More

Princess Judy Palmer said...

LOL! SO the card was lying flat on the desk, not you. Good to know. I'd be worried if you had taken to lying around on your desk. That's not at all safe, one good roll and off you go! Sweet card. I'd seen that die before and wondered what its purpose was. I mean I know it is a heart but it seemed kind of odd. Now that I see it has a matching backing I can like it much better now. Great quick card, and yes! Sketches rock the creativity!!!!

Karen Petitt said...

Absolutely stunning! I love every detail LIM, creation x

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful card Di. The CAS design is fab and that heart is stunning. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

jimlynn said...

Sensational!!! So very lovely and that heart is stunning.
Lynn

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh, Di, I love this in pink! Your take on the sketch is the BEST!! Hugs, Darnell

Bonnie said...

Sweet!

scrappymo! said...

This is so pretty. Glad you were able to use...I hope it wasn't another one where I gave you a die that forced you to go out and buy the backing. My store does not always sell the sets and I never buy them online...so I never know if they are two parts or not!!! lol
Gorgeous card.

Linby said...

This is pretty, I love the heart. You've set me thinking you could layer any die over a heart and then cut off the excess to achieve a similar effect........
Linbyx