Starting today we will handle the WSC a little different.

Every week there will be a different girl from the challenge team creating the sketch and hosting the challenge.wsc70.jpgwsc70.jpg


Today’s sketch is from Lori. Please go there to add your entry! I don’t know if you noticed, but I added a Mr. Linky to last weeks challenge later that last weekend. We will use it from now on for the challenges. It will make it easier to look at everyone’s sample.

What a great sketch to show off Designer paper. I know we all have some! LOL


I started my card by working on the main image. I used the 1 3/4″ x 3″ outer right hand strip for that. I stamped the flower from Le Jardin Botanique (GORGEOUS new set) in Basic Brown on Shimmery White cardstock

I masked the flower and stamped En Francais over in Sahara Sand. Two more flowers were stamped in Sahara Sand over the cardstock and the edges were sponged in the same color. Next I colored the image with Pink Pirouette, Kiwi Kiss and Baja Breeze classic inks and Aqua Painter. To finish the image off I added a little sparkle with the 2 way glue and Dazzling Diamond Glitter.

The edges were distressed with the Cutter Kit and the top left and bottom right received a few paper piercings. I punched a 3″ strip of Baja Breeze cardstock with the Eyelet Border punch, muted the color with White craft ink and taped it underneath the image on the right hand side.

The left strip measures 1 1/8″ x 3″ was sanded and is from the Parisian Breeze Designer paper.  Two silver 5/16″ Jumbo brads were added to the top left. The horizontal strip of designer paper measures 7/8″ x 4 1/4″ and is from the same designer paper pack. It was also sanded and a Shimmery White Eyelet Border layer was added underneath. White Taffeta ribbon as tied around it (as well as the grey and white layer) and a hat pin from Pretties Kit was added through the knot.

The card base is a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Kraft cardstock folded in half. On top of that is a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Shimmery White cardstock. The edges were distressed with the cutter kit (and the inside cut out so I wouldn’t waste my precious shimmery paper). The gray designer paper is from the new Urban Oasis Designer Paper. The edges were paper pierced and sanded.

The sentiment is also from Le Jardin Botanique. It was stamped in Basic Brown, cut out , layered first on a 1 1/4″ Kraft circle, then a 1 3/8″ Chocolate circle and a Baja Breeze scallop circle that was muted with white craft ink.


For the card inside I distressed a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Basic Gray cardstock.

I stamped the flower twice in Basic Gray on the right hand side.

On the bottom I added another sanded 7/8″ x 4″ strip of Parisian Breeze Designer paper with a Eyelet Border underneath.

Make sure to check

Cambria Turnbow

Charmaine Ikach

Jenn Balcer

Mary Jo Albright

Lori Craig and

Sharon Harnist’s blogs for more samples.

Have a great weekend. Hugs and smiles


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

41 Responses to “Weekend Sketch Challenge #70”

  1. Oh my gosh, Beate! So elegantly gorgeous! I LOVE it!

  2. This is gorgeous….stunningly, gorgeous! Hugs!

  3. OH my gosh indeed! YOU ARE BACK BABY!! SO elegant… so Beate! YOU ROCK babe!! So… you get that I love this right?

    Have a great weekend!

  4. This is WOWZA beautiful. I love it!

  5. GORGEOUS!! I love your colours, papers and design. WOW!

  6. Great colors and gorgeous card… hope to find the time to play…will visit Lori then…bye for now.

  7. Such pretty cards, I love that stamp set!

  8. Wow Beate!! This is gorgeous woman. 🙂

  9. Wow, Beate, this is a GORGEOUS card! Love the colours, love the images. TFS!!

  10. gorgeous card!! I love all the embellishments and layers! 🙂 colors are beautiful too!

  11. Gorgeous card, Beate — LOVE how you stamped your focal image, just gorgeous! That’s a wonderful floral image and I also love the strip punch!

  12. Stunning as always Beate! It’s supposed to be cold and/or rainy here all weekend, so that should leave LOTS of time for stamping!

  13. Wow – what an amazing bunch of cards you’ve done since I was here last! It’s been a crazy month… thanks again for the great visit and for the treats. Take care – hugs – Glenda

  14. This is just a simply stunning card. I just love the feel of this work. Thanks for the detail description, it is very helpful

  15. Amazing Sketch….I can hardly wait to play !!! Absolutely LOVE your card……gorgeous !

  16. This is an awesome card!! The way you stamped the silhouette coming out from behind the DP on the inside is pure genious!

  17. This is so beautiful, Beate! I love this new DP!!

  18. Your card is GORGEOUS! Did you ever do this stamp set justice! Love it. Those hatpins can definitely up the wow factor of any project… My Pretties box is down to a few beads and pearls, so it’s time to invest in a new one!

    What I wouldn’t give to hear the English demos read what’s written on that French stamp… hehe! ;P


  19. Holy Smokes!!! I’m speechless. Super Amazing Creation indeed.
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  20. This card is fantastic!!! I am in awe of you talent! Thank you for inspiring me, Lynne

  21. Beate’s mojo is larger than life! Look at this card!!! Wow! TFS.


  22. Wow this is fabulous!!!

  23. Beate, your card is absolutely gorgeous! I love all your fabulous details!

  24. Oh my…this is gorgeous, Beate!! I love the image and fabulous papers. I love the addition of the pretty pin as well!!

    Have a wonderful weekend!!

  25. Wow! What a beautiful card! I love the colors, the papers, the embellishments, the stamp set – it is one of the prettiest cards I’ve seen! You are blessed with an amazing talent!

  26. Hi Beate,
    I think this DSP is the best of all! Love it! Love your card, and looking forward to trying the challenge too. Beautiful!

  27. Beate,
    this is just beautiful! Now I think I have to have that set and will likely put it on my next order 🙂

  28. WOW!! Beate, this is just beautiful!

  29. what a beautiful card love the vintage look it has

  30. Absolutely gorgeous Beate!!! Love the vintage feel of this beauty! Lori’s sketch looks wonderful and I hope to play along today!

  31. Beate, this is so vintage-licious! I don’t have any beads, but have them on my list as I want to use them with some pearl pins I have.

  32. What an amazingly fabulous card! It takes my breath away!

  33. Beate!
    I LOVE it!!!

  34. Aaack, this is just gorgeous! Love the scallops and the sketch is just great!

  35. It’s gorgeous – like everything you do!

  36. I really enjoyed this week’s sketch! Here’s how it turned out:

    Cindy 🙂

  37. Wow Beate, that is such a beautiful card. The colours are just beautiful, but the way you put everything together is a true work of art!

  38. Beautiful, just love these colors, awesome stamping!

  39. Beate, this is absolutely gorgeous!

  40. Another Great sketch.

    I can’t see the Mr linky so will put my link here

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

© 2012 fresh & fun Suffusion theme by Sayontan Sinha