Sketch Challenge #38 hosted by Geny Cassady

Time for another Sketch Challenge, this time hosted by our Blog Star Geny Cassady.

We have a special sketch challenge brought to you today by BlogStar Geny Cassady. Play along with us for a chance to win the fabulous Friendship Assortment Perfectly Clear Stamps Set. You’ll reach for this set every time you make a card. It’s loaded with encouraging messages of friendship for everyday or every occasion. To play, just use Stampendous products somewhere on a card following Geny’s sketch below and post a link to your completed card in our blog comments section. We’ll let our Art Director, Lisa Hindsley choose a winner and send that person a great stamp set!! Please post your links by the end of day Tuesday, May 31  NOTE: We can only mail prizes to US addresses or territories. Our international friends are welcome to play, but you have to have a U.S. Mailing address to win. Also note that our comments section is moderated, so your comment and link may not appear here until we’re back at work on Tuesday. Thanks for your patience.

I am really enjoying making these tall cards lately, they add a special touch.  For this card I used the pretty Dream Text and Flourish (from Jumbo Dahlia) to make a background.  Then I embossed different foliage patterns (from the Foliate Quad Cube) on varying shades of green cardstock, I love this gradient look.  I embellished the card simply with some twine and little felt hearts.  As a bonus for this card, I also created a sketch which you are more than welcome to use and enter your creation to win Stampendous goodies for yourself!” _Geny


Stampendous Stamps – CRR105 Cling Dream Text, SSC1116-R Friendship Assortment Perfectly Clear Stamps, CRS5007-R Jumbo Cling Dahlia, TC51-R Foliate Quad Cube

Stampendous Embossing Powders – EP501 Olive Opaque Embossing Powder, EP512 Lettuce Embossing Powder, DP020 Detail Clear Embossing Powder

Ink – Fired Brick, Frayed Burlap, Shabby Shutters (Ranger), Versamark™ Watermark Pad (Tsukineko)

Cardstock – Rustic White, Simple Chartreuse (Papertrey Ink)

Pure Poppy Felt (Papertrey Ink)

Square Nestabilities (Spellbinders)

Corner Rounder (EK Success)

Heart Dies (Provo Craft)

Twine (Papertrey Ink)

1. Trim card base to 7″x 7″ and score at 3.5″.  Round right bottom corner only.
2. Stamp text background and flourish on card base.  Sponge ink on edges.
3. Die cut squares from green cardstock, stamp and emboss with foliage stamps.  Adhere to card front.
4. Die cut felt hearts, adhere to card.
5. Stamp sentiment panel, trim, round corners and adhere.
6. Wrap twine around edge of card and tie a bow.

By the way, our last sketch challenge winner, April hasn’t contact us yet. Please do so we can get you your prize.

April’s blog is Stamp Willy.

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