May Card Sketch #1

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Happy May! Here is the first of the card sketches for May.

When I drew this sketch I had a firm plan in my mind to use the panel on the right for a gift card. I mean it's perfect for it. However when I came to making the card it kinda took on a life of it's own, as sketch cards sometimes do.

As you can tell I have some new stamps :) Loving stamps right now, and pretty much anything gets stamped lately! These stamps are by 7Gypsies (frame) and Komodo Inc (floral). Not easy to tell but the rub on sentiment is lightly chalked as the white letters were a little too stark, and the stamping is highlighted with glitter pen (another new thing that I am loving! Sakura rocks!).

"For You" card by Di Hickman
Supplies: Cardstock: DCWV; Paper: EK Success; Rub-ons: Making Memories; Stamps: 7Gypsies (frame), Komodo Inc (flower); Stardust clear glitter pen:Sakura; chalks: Craf-T;

First up this week is Celeste, one of the guest designers for May. Celeste is already on the layout team and does fabulous layouts for my monthly layout sketch, so here she is this month on the card sketch team, and rocking it!

"miss you" card by Celeste Brodnik
Supplies: Pattern Paper, Tag: SEI; Rubon: Creative Cafe; Brad: Doodlebug Designs; Punch: Martha Stewart

"Bowling Party invite" card by Krista Pearl
Credits: All from Bowl-a-Rama, 2 Scoops - Dani Mogstad and Traci Reed, Sweet Shoppe; Font for "Bowling" - Air Conditioner

"smile" card by Raechelle Bellus
supplies: pp: AMM, Adorn it! and Rusty Pickle; brad: Bazzill; rubon: DeJa Views; ribbon: Offray

"wish" card by Pearl Liu
Supply List : Core'Dinations Black magic cardstock, DCWV Glittered cardstock, May arts ribbon, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Glimmer Mist Seafoam, Pink Paislee Holly Doodle Cubicle Stickers;

"daydream" card by Beverley Todd
Supplies: Patterned cardstock, ribbon, rub-on sentiment & border: Luxe Designs; Mini Dot Gems: A Muse; Snowflake punch (for bottom border): SU!; Cardstock base & assorted brush pens from stash.

"Freedom" card by Kim Hughes
Supplies: Stamps: Cornish Heritage Farms (new Stamp Of The Month for May and Backgrounder); Ink:Stazon and Brilliance; Card Stock: Core'dinations and Prism; Pen: Sakura; Ribbon: Beaux Regards

"caring thoughts" card by Jan Tatomir
Supplies: Paper: SEI; Cardstock: Bazzill; Stamp: Hero Arts; Ink: ColorBox, Ranger Distress Ink; Brads: Making Memories; Journaling Spot: Heidi Swapp; Punch: Martha Stewart Crafts

"I love you" card by Chrys Rose
Supplies: October Afternoon pp; Jenni Bowlin pp; K & Co. paper ribbon; WRMK rub ons; Piggy Tales rub on

"Bloom" card by Natalie Dever
Supplies: cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper and tag: KI; Ribbon and button: Unknown; Ink: Adirondack; Stamp: My favorite things

Deanne is the other guest designer this month. Love how her cards always flow nicely. And she is making me want this paper by Stampin' Up! Darnit!

"Congrats" card by Deanne Burton
Supplies: Bazzill cardstock; Stampin' Up pattern paper and white cardstock; Stampin' Up stamp (congrats); Stampin' Up inks; Chipboard piece(unknown); Doodlebug Brads

"Crown" card by Annette Taylor
Supplies: Patterned paper: Making Memories and Fancy Pants, Ribbon, ink, stamps and bling from Angel Crafts

"Congratulations" card by Linda Flinders

"with love" card by Wendy McGlinchey
Supplies: Funky patterned paper, White card, Black card, white satin ribbon, black Versafine ink pad, Cricut heart shapes, Paisley Cuttlebug embossing folder, Paperworks clear stamps.

"Happy birthday to you" card by Lynn Anne Cutler
Supplies: Patterned Paper by Pebbles, Inc.; Cardstock by Paper Studio; Sentiment Sticker by Karen Foster Design; Sharpie marker; Tombo Adhesive; thread, cardboard scrap and staples.

As usual hook me up in the comments if you do the sketch, as I love to come check them out...


mamaluke May 8, 2008 at 1:09 AM  

Gorgeous cards ladies! Il ove the sparkly Sakura pen too Di, seemed to have mislaid it temporarily, hmph!

Linda Elbourne May 8, 2008 at 1:52 PM  

Great challenge - Thank You X Mine is here:-

Celly May 8, 2008 at 6:35 PM  

Beautiful cards ! Lovely template, thanks so much !

Looby May 9, 2008 at 12:54 AM  

great sketch Di! And gorgeous DT work, mine's here:

Lou x

Jackie May 9, 2008 at 6:45 AM  

Fab sketch again and the DT cards are great. I've just added my card to my blog

Audrey Pettit (APet),  May 9, 2008 at 6:26 PM  

Love this sketch, Di! Can't wait to get to this.
Great inspiration, too, ladies!

Louly May 10, 2008 at 4:31 AM  

Another fabulous sketch!I love all the examples, especially the bowling one, fabulous! Mine's on my blog.

Susie Blackwell May 10, 2008 at 4:28 PM  

Hi there'
here's mine....

Susie xx

Angie C May 12, 2008 at 4:16 AM  

Another great sketch and I managed to join in this week :-)

Mine is on my blog

Audrey Pettit (APet),  May 12, 2008 at 5:31 AM  

Here's my take on the sketch.
this was a fun one!

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