Sunday, August 15, 2010

Paper Players Sketch Challenge 11


Morning, peeps!  Today, Lesley has a lovely sketch for us to use:


I love square cards; I always feel it’s a bigger canvas on which to create!!!  I just got some new goodies from the Holiday Mini, so I thought I would make a cute Christmas card….this is probably more work than I would normally put into one of my cards, but I’ll save this one for someone special:


This uses the new set, Merry Crittermas, along with the jumbo wheel Jolly Jingles….I usually don’t go for these little whimsical animal images, but I thought this one was kinda cute.  This actually uses two images.  I cut a mask from a Post-It Note to cover the critters and stamped the tree behind it.  Doesn’t it make a cute scene?  I just don’t know if I colored them “correctly”!! I used blender pens and ink pads, so the coloring is not as intense as if I had used Copics, but I wanted it to be all SU.  I trimmed down the Modern Label punch by cutting it in half and fitting it a little more closely to my small oval sentiment.  I added some snowy sparkle to the snowflakes and ground, too:


And stamped the little sentiment and some snowflakes on the inside:


Thanks for visiting today---we’d love to have you play along with us.  Skate on over to the Paper Players blog and share your creation with us and everyone else! 

  • Stamps:  Merry Crittermas, Punch Pals, Jolly Jingles wheel
  • Paper:  Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Regals Patterns DP,  Jolly Holiday DP
  • Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Old Olive, More Mustard, Wild Wasabi, Stazon
  • Acc:  Nesties, Small Oval Punch, Modern Label Punch, Pinking Hearts Border Punch, DD Glitter, Post-it Note, Dimensionals


Michelle-Jersey Girl said... sketch. I think I'll play along. Hopefully I'll get a chance. Your card is adorable, as always!

Linda said...

This is really cute and your coloring looks great!. I love the snow. That is a great sketch. I think I might get a chance to play today.
When is your shopping day?

Always Playing with Paper said...

Love what you did with my little sketch! Your critters are SO cute and I think your colouring is perfect!

Tammy Hershberger said...

What cute little critters! Adorable card, LeAnne!

Ann Schach said...

This is just so adorable, LeAnne! I love these little critters, too! Wonderful coloring, and fabulous job with the sketch!

Trish in Wisconsin said...

Oh what a really cute card you have come up with here. I saw this Stamp Set and though do I need it or not, and then I thought "no" I don't need it but I "have" to have it. It is just so darned cute. I love that you have the Little Critters decorating the Tree, wonderful creation. Love your coloring. Great job.

Cyber hugs, Trish in Wisconsin

Hands On said...

What great use of all your new products! You've made a beautiful scene with your main image.