Friday, March 25, 2011

AnnaBelle Bling Sketch Challenge ABSC036

Okay, its time for another monthly sketch challenge over at the AnnaBelle Stamps blog:
I was totally stumped with this sketch with no idea how to tackle it, but then decided to keep my card very clean and simple:

I stamped the large flower image from AnnaBelle's Ballerina Rose set in Tuxedo Black ink. I then used my new Cosmo Cricket DeLovely paper pad to paper piece these images. After I had done this, I used a ruler and black marker to draw a border around 3 edges of the Kraft cardstock, using some Hawaiian Shores ribbon as my border on the last side. My bow acts as the element from the sketch in the top left corner.

I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment in Tuxedo Black ink again using the Jasmine's Cupcake stamp set. Some Blossom Sprinkles were added to the flower centres and then the top layer was popped up on dimensionals before adding to the Kraft base.

How To Play Along : 
-We post our challenges every Friday at 12:00pm AEST (AEDT during Daylight Savings).
- Our Sketch Challenge Runs from the last Friday of a month through till the last Friday of the following month.
- Each Friday in between we have themed challenges. To be eligible for the monthly prize of a $20 gift voucher to spend in store at AnnaBelle Stamps you MUST take part in the sketch challenge AND one of the weekly challenges.
- Please link directly to your entry not just to your blog.
- Include a link back to the AnnaBelle Stamps Blog in your post.
- Please don't link to postings made prior to the date of our current challenge.  All projects submitted must be new.
- A maximum of 5 challenges may be combined including this one.        
-You may enter any challenge several times as long as each submission is with a new creation.
- We would love you to use AnnaBelle Stamps, but you can play along without them. For those who use AnnaBelle stamps and upload to the Gallery
HERE then you will also be in the running to be our Monthly Guest Designer!

Here is a list of the other designers' blogs for heaps of inspiration:


Guest Designer
 Thanks for visiting, 

Stamps: Ballerina Rose, Jasmine's Cupcake (AnnaBelle Stamps)
Cardstock: Kraft (PTI)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Accessories: 6mm Blossom Sprinkles (AnnaBelle Stamps); DeLovely DP (Cosmo Cricket); Hawaiian Shores ribbon (PTI); black marker; Glossy Accents (Ranger)


  1. Simple worked really well here......your card caught my eye right away at the challenge site and I fell in love with it instantly :)

  2. Very pretty card Kerry, love those coloured stamped flowers, love the ribbon! It's a fantastic take on the sketch!

  3. Great CAS card Kerry! Love your take on this sketch with these beautifully paper pieced blooms.

  4. So very pretty Kerry! I love how you've turned the sketch, and kraft cardstock would have to be my favourite!
    Enjoy your weekend :)

  5. beautiful CAS card. Love it! those little flowers with the paper piecing in pattern paper and darling. Thanks for your sweet comment.

  6. I just love your paper pieced flowers Kerry. Love how you turned the sketch. The kraft on kraft looks so nice!!!!!!!!!

  7. Sometimes "Less is More" and that goes for how lovely this CAS card turned out.

  8. The sketch just screams CAS, I LOVE your take, you can never go wrong with the Kraft and brights combo, the ribbon is awesome! :)

  9. Simply stunning, Kerry!
    Love the Kraft with your pop of colour and love the way you flipped the sketch!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  10. Gorgeous CAS card Kerry! I love the simplicity of your card and the Kraft card combined with the bright colours of the flowers and ribbon is stunning!