I really like the look of today’s sketch.

I had a hard time deciding if I wanted to go with cute or elegant.

Since I just recently got Flowers for all Season, cute won out.

Big surprise, my card base is a piece of Chocolate chip cardstock. This time it measures 4 1/4″ x 11″ and is folded in half.

For the second layer, I taped a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Mustard Autumn Vine Designer paper on the same size Mustard cardstock. I paper pierced the edges.

The Chocolate Chip strips measure 1 1/4″ x 3 3/4″, the Bella Rose Designer paper strips are 1/8″ smaller. Again, I paper pierced the edges. On the right side of the right strip, I added a Shimmery White strip that was punched with the scallop edge punch.

I stamped the sunflower image from Flowers for all Season in Brown Palette ink on Shimmery White and punched it out with the 1 3/4″ circle punch. The image was colored with Aqua Painter and More Mustard, Pumpkin Pie, Creamy Caramel, Chocolate Chip, Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze (shading), Garden Green and Kiwi Kiss. I adhered it on Chocolate Chip cardstock and cut around it to create my second layer. Next I added a ribbon slot and paper pierced around the edges.

The sentiment is from Smarty Pants. I stamped it with Chocolate Chip on the left hand top on the left hand strip. Next I adhered the image layers with dimensionals on the bottom right and tied Riding Hood Red ribbon through the ribbon slot. Last I taped the More Mustard layer to the card base with dimensionals.

Charmaine, I was thinking about you the whole time I worked on this card. Whenever I see a ladybug, I think of her!

Have a great day! Hugs and smiles


Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

35 Responses to “Ladybug greetings”

  1. I’m excited about this sketch! I’ve had no time to stamp this week! I told my hubs that he’s on kid detail this weekend and I’m locking myself in the basement. I really love this card! I recently received flowers for all seasons as well. Have a great weekend!


  2. I just LOVE this, Beate! It is so stinkin’ ADORABLE and I’m flattered that you thought of me while making it! 🙂 You know I spotted that ladybug right away! LOL Have a wonderful day, sweet friend!

  3. when you we do these does it have to be the same mesurement as yours? i never did any sketchs before just wanted to know the rules………….thanks

  4. Cute card! Great colors, and I love the addition of the scallop edge on the last panel. I’ll be back later in the weekend with mine. Thanks for a great sketch! 😀

  5. Adorable card Beate! Love the layout! Great color combination too!

  6. Very pretty, Beate. love the paper piercing and how you situated the sentiment. Perfect!

  7. Wow, beate, deine Karte und der Sketch sind absolut klasse! Die Farben sind sehr schön. Die Idee mit dem Band am Image finde ich super! Wünsche dir einen schönen TAg!…;-) Liebe Grüße…

  8. I LOVE how you did the sentiment up the side!! AWESOME Beate! Thanks for the fun sketch…. have a super weekend!

  9. Love the sketch and your cute flowers!! The colors are perfect for the season too!!

  10. Gorgeous card Beate!! LOVE the yummy colors and new stamps on this! Can’t wait to play when I get home from work!!!

  11. Love your paper choices, B, and how you included ribbon . . . great sketch!

  12. Love the sketch and your card is adorable!

  13. Oh this is so sweet and pretty! I love this sketch and that polka dot paper!!

  14. Beautiful! Love the image…it’s so pretty! Your card works for today’s LSC too 😉

  15. Totally stinkin’ cute, not just cute!!!!! Love this Beate and your sketch ROCKS!!!! I have made it a priority to do this one and post it tomorrow – I have not had the time and I miss doing them!! Love yours and the gals ROCKED it this week! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

  16. Wow, your right,I can’t believe how close I came to this sketch with my card yesterday! Too funny! Now off to create a new card for this challenge!

  17. Oooh I really like this sketch! And I love the colors you chose for this, a very different combo! I love this new little stamp set – I haven’t inked mine up yet – maybe I need to copy your idea even more and use the same stamps!!! 🙂

  18. LOVE your work- and you always have such nice examples!

  19. Ohhhhhhh !!! I can hardly wait to play with this sketch this weekend !!! Thanks, my friend !!!

  20. Your card is so cute!!! I’ve posted mine too. Thanks for the sketch challenge!

  21. This is so pretty!! I just love this design, great sketch and wonderful elements. Really a superb creation.

  22. Love this card! It’s amazing…and I just love this darling set!

  23. I like this sketch. and those little sunflowers are so pretty!

  24. Loving this sketch and your card is marvelous!Okay, I am totaly inspired to give this one a go over the weekend! Have a good one! Deb

  25. Very pretty, Beate. Love how you worked all the colors. 🙂

  26. What a great mix and a fun card! Love how you did the greeting vertically on one of the panels!

  27. Beate, this is just BEAUTIFUL!!!!

    Love the panels and the big bright ribbon

  28. You make such a beautiful card with this sketch! I may have to give it a try once!

  29. How nifty is your card??? Thanks for such a great sketch this weekend….hope I can get my card done on time 🙂 And it’s good to know I’m not the only one with a Chocolate Chip CS fetish 🙂

  30. Great sketch! Love your sweet card, Beate, the colors are wonderful! Have a wonderful weekend!

  31. Soooo cute! LOVE this layout and I love your card! it’s adorable! Hope you are having a great weekend! 🙂

  32. I love how you put colors together, Beate! Colors I would never imagine combining look so fabulous when you do it. This card is gorgeous!

  33. Love your card, Beate. This sketch is awesome.

  34. Beautiful card Beate! I love the paper piercing, the colors, and the scallops.

  35. What a fun sketch, Beate! Your card is adorable- I love that image!

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