Monday, July 15, 2013

Summer Card Class II, Week 2, Day 1 Post

I am back for another quick post. I am posting my homework today rather then tomorrow because it was a very quick card to do.



For this card, I used the colors from Week 2 and sketch number 3. I also utilized some stamping "tricks" that Jennifer McGuire taught in her video. I never thought of using the back of stamps to make circles OR to go around my craft room and find items to use to stamp with, like the top of a marker. She also made her card into a window card but since I did that yesterday, I chose not to do that.


I made the sketch my own, as I often do when I use sketches, by adding more circles throughout the card. The original sketch had the card being a horizontal card and only the circle design on the left. I chose to flip it and stamp the elements in more of a diagonal from the top left to the bottom right.


I would have loved to put beads inside the sequins like Jennifer McGuire did in the video but I need to get some new glossy accents before I do so. I am tired of fighting with my mono adhesive glue!! (which I know some people really like. I just cannot seem to make it work for me.)


I also stamped the inside with some alternate sentiments. If I have time, I like to match the insides with the outsides.



What I learned from today's class:

  • I need to start thinking outside the box in terms of what I stamp with and how I use my supplies. All three teachers used their supplies in alternate ways or went the extra mile to "jazz" things up.
  • I have gotten to be lazy. I just need to play with my stuff more often and view the process as more important then the outcome. That is hard for me!!
Thank you for looking!! I appreciate you stopping by!

Nora

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25 comments:

Jean said...

Gorgeous card using the class sketch!

Pia Krogh Larsen said...

This card is absolutely perfect! Love it :-)

Scraphappy said...

Love this!

Corysnana1 said...

Love your card, Nora. Your circle placement is fabulous.

Coralynn Murray said...

I love the simplicity and the colours of this card...great job!!

Kim said...

Gorgeous card

Kim said...

Gorgeous card !

Sharon Underwood said...

Nice card! Love your circles!

Lainie said...

I love your card. Just gorgeous!

conil said...

Lovely card.

Keri said...

Love this!

Lyndal said...

FAB card Nora - love the inside too :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Great use of circles -- love the added sequins also~

TLady said...

WOW!!!!!!!!!!! SUPER JOB with this!!!!!!! IT'S FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!:)

Robyn G said...

Oh nice!! Love the colors you chose and the plaid with the heart! Nice clean, crisp. Good work!

Andrene said...

Pretty - love your circle stamps!

Barb said...

Love the card and your take on the sketch.

Harriet Skelly said...

Love your take on the sketch!

Tracey Fitzgerald said...

Beautiful!!!

Jill Taylor said...

Excellent balance and movement to your card. Love it!

Jill Taylor said...

Great movement and balance to your card. Love it!

Dawn (stampinscotsgirl) said...

What a fun card!! I LOVE sequins! Great job:)

cissi said...

Wow, I like your card very much. I am surprised how much I love this weeks color combo. And you have done it justice.

Leigh Penner said...

Great card! I love how you stamped on the inside of your card, too!

Bonnie said...

Love this card...I always try to duplicate the sketch and fail miserably :( I will take heart from seeing this and think more outside the box,thanks!