February 16, 2009

2S4Y Kazan's Sketch 20

Today is the last day of my four day weekend. A little part of me is ready to go back to work tomorrow. It will almost be like a little break from all the work at home--laundry, dishes, chasing after a two year old. It never ends. :)

I whipped up a quick card today for Kazan's Sketch 20 over at 2 Sketches 4 You. This was probably the quickest card I have made in a long time, but I was on a major time crunch.

Since I was working so quickly, there are two issues with my card. I didn't let the paint dry completely before putting it in my Cuttlebug embossing folder. Now I have paint in my embossing folder and peeling paint on my flower. I was also sewing so quickly that my stitching is crooked (which it usually is), and I didn't realize my thread had caught on the spool so the tension is REALLY tight. Ah, the beauty of handmade! I should be back before the end of the week with a card for Julie's bonus sketch. Thanks for looking!

Cardstock: Hmm, not sure--both the blue and embossed white are leftovers from other projects
Patterned Paper: DCWV
Stamp/Ink: studio g swirl in StazOn cactus green
Embellishments: painted Sizzix daisy die cut, ribbon, machine stitching, epoxy stickers


  1. Okay, so we're our own worst critic. If you hadn't of pointed everything out, I would not have noticed. You did a beautiful job...I love your fun Springy colors.

  2. well Steph you sure rocked the sketch for such a quick card. Love the sewing and the flower. Turned out great!

  3. Just cute! Love the embossed flower too :)

  4. Crooked stitching? What? I didn't notice! Gives the card character I think. I love it! The colors are great too and the CB idea is fantastic!

  5. I think your card is darling!

  6. Well, despite the problems, you still turned out one cute card!

  7. Love this card - really bright and zingy!

  8. Love your stitching and color combo! Great job on the sketch! ♥

  9. Lovely card, great bright and happy colors.