Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge #16 – I’m Here For You

Anna’ Stampin’ Cave – Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge #16 – I’m Here For You

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Thank you for joining us for another Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge!  We are so excited to be sharing this hop with you. The products used are all available in the current Annual, or seasonal, Stampin’ Up!®  Catalogues*. Simply use the buttons at the bottom of the post to keep hopping!

Welcome to our 16th sketch challenge blog hop! Today’s sketch has been designed by Amanda Charlesworth.

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For a long time I couldn’t decide if I wanted to create a 3D project or a card for this sketch. But because I definitely feel more confident as a card maker, I saved myself some stress 😉 and sticked with card project.

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I altered the sketch a little bit and added my own twist to it. Base of my card is Whisper White Thick A4 cardstock that measure 8-1/4″x 5-7/8″, and folded in half at 4-1/8″. Next, I cut two panels: one from regular Whisper White and one Smoky Slate. Both measured 4″x 5-6/8″. I took the Smoky Slate panel and using multi-wave die from Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies, I die cut one piece of ‘waves’.

Savvy Tip: Save the bottom scrap piece for some masking later on.

I took scribble circle stamp from Swirly Bird Stamp Set and stamp it repeatedly in Smoky Slate over the Smoky Slate panel, overlapping and stamping off, until whole piece was covered.

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Now I took Whisper White panel and that Smoky Slate scrap piece I saved earlier to create glimmer bottom layer for my wavy die-cut. I lined up straight edge of my scrap with bottom edge of Whisper White and squished Versamark pad over the bottom piece of that Whisper White panel. I didn’t want to cover entire panel, only the part that will be peaking through the ‘wavy’ piece. I sprinkled Heat & Stick Powder over it and heat embossed until melted. Next, I added Dazzling Diamond Glitter over it and heat embossed again to secure glitter in place. But why I used that leftover scrap of Smoky Slate, you may wondering? I’ve used it to make sure the very bottom of my WW panel won’t be covered in glitter, so I had a nice spot for my sentiment.

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I adhered Smoky Slate panel and ‘waves’ to the Whisper White panel. To finish off my card, I took beautiful ‘I’m here for you’ sentiment from Weather Together Stamp Set and stamped it in Basic Black at bottom left corner of my panel. I also added couple of rhinestones at bottom right corner for a good measure. I’ve mounted the whole piece to the card base using dimensionals.

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I really like how this card turned out. Clean and simple. I hope you like my take on the sketch too.

As always, if you wish to purchase any of the products I have used, simply click the images below to go directly to my online shop and don’t forget to enter the hostess code for the month of December 6ER6PUAQCheck the details  here…

Now, be sure to hop along and see more inspiring projects. Your next stop is lovely Jillian.

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed day!

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. littleowlcrafts
    Dec 17, 2016 @ 11:57:19

    Beautiful card Anna x

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  2. craftystamping
    Dec 17, 2016 @ 12:30:58

    Lovely card Anna

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  3. Jillian
    Dec 17, 2016 @ 16:24:17

    Beautiful card Anna and great tip xx

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  4. Keila
    Dec 17, 2016 @ 18:42:14

    Anna love the greys and I love this die too… so lovely 💋

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  5. sallystampers
    Dec 28, 2016 @ 16:32:54

    Beautiful card Anna. Love it.xx

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  6. Anna's Stampin' Cave
    Dec 28, 2016 @ 17:24:54

    Thank you Sally x I’m glad you like it.

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