Lucy's Sketches - Sketch 3

I am really enjoying Lucy's sketch week! I was going to have an early night tonight as I had a busy day but as soon as I saw Lucy's third sketch I just had to make a card with it! Making the card was really quick, the longest part of the process was finding the tiny sentiment stamp which I knew I wanted to use and was nowhere to be found.


I used some My Mind's eye papers and a matching chipboard cherry as a starting point for my card. I wanted to do something a bit different for the circle in the sketch. I've been wanting to try this technique for a while. It's my first try so it's not perfect but I am quite pleased with the result. To make the gem circle, I traced around a Nesties shape lightly in pencil. I then pierced holes where I wanted each gem to be and rubbed out the pencil lines. I then added the gems over each pin prick hole with my Quickie glue pen! Simples!

5 comments:

  1. Very beautiful Jane! I especially love your patterned paper and how you matched it with the chipboard element!

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  2. Fantastic! Love the colors and the simplicity of this card!

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  3. Love the papers and stitching on this, and the gems look lovely too. I live in Thatcham, not far from Bracknell, it's a small world lol!

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  4. That sentiment is ADORABLE. And I love the fun paper and matching chipboard. Gorgeous sparkling card!

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