Friday, May 25, 2012

JAI 119 - Sketch Challenge


This week at Just Add Ink we have a sketch challenge for you.  Take a look

And here's what I made

I really like how this has turned out.  I was extremely worried about the dreaded '3 brad element'.  In fact, it took me a couple of hours, and a couple of test runs before I actually got the guts up to pierce the holes in my card.  You're probably wondering what the big deal is, but if you look back at all the cards I've made, you'll see that I've NEVER put 3 brads in a row - every time I've tried they've just looked dumb and I've torn the card up and started again without the brads.

I was glad to finally open my Spice Cake DSP and put my new flower die to work.  Thanks Flickity Flick for my wonderful birthday present :)  The sentiment has been embossed using my very special, only to be used on special occassions, White Pearl EP, which has given the sentiment a beautiful pearlised sheen.  I've had it for ages and wish I had of bought more.

Well, that's it from me.  Make sure you check out the other Design Team's creations - they are all absolutely gorgeous.

Thanks for visiting and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Supplies Used:  All Stampin' Up! unless noted otherwise
Stamps:  Hmm can't remember the exact name - it was a SAB set from this year though
Ink:  Distress Embossing Ink (Ranger)
Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Pool Party, More Mustard, Spice Cake DSP
Accessories:  Big Shot, Flower - Daisies #2 die, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, Heat Tool, More Mustard Brads, Tombo Mono Multi liquid glue, White Pearl EP (had for ages), Rustic Wood Button (PTI)


Patrice said...

Love this card of yours Jo - and totally cracked up at your dilemma over piercing and placing three brads in a row.

Trish *Spring Blossom* said...

Jo your 3 brads look perfect!!! And I adore that flower die (must buy it myself one day rather than getting Patrice to do cuts for me everytime I need it!)

Christine Blain said...

This is beautiful, Jo - love that flower! Congratulations on taking the plunge, and piercing those holes; perfect brad placement!

Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

Gorgeous card Jo! The flower looks so beautiful with that dsp.

Nikki Spencer said...

Love that DSP teamed with white Jo and the pop of Mustard and as painful as they were, your brads are a perfect addition..:0)