Monday, October 18, 2010

Peace, Joy, and a Bonus Sketch!...

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Today is a very fun Monday, as it's my first time ever designing a sketch! This week, at 2 Sketches 4 You, it's double the fun. Along with another of Kazan's fab sketches, we have a Bonus Sketch for you, designed by moi. I was so excited to find out that this week's sponsor is also Clear & Simple Stamps! So, head on over to the 2S4Y site and play along with either sketch for a chance to win some cool goodies.
Of course, I chose to play with the Bonus Sketch, and I was so happy to get to use what has become one of my favorite Christmas sets from CSS, O' Tree. It's clean and chic, and for this card, I took one of the Christmas trees and turned it into the 3-D main focus of my card. Now I am really getting into the holiday mood...and it's only October!

SPILLING THE BEANS
  1. Make card from card stock.
  2. Trim patterned paper and adhere.
  3. Trim green patterned paper. Mat with card stock and adhere.
  4. Trim card stock into square. Adhere. Attach brads.
  5. Punch three white squares from card stock. Stamp sentiments. Mat with card stock.
  6. Stamp Christmas tree three times on green card stock. Fussy cut and adhere together with glue. Adhere. Color star with glitter pen; fussy cut and adhere.
BEAN NOTES
  • Stamps: O' Tree (Clear & Simple Stamps)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
  • Card Stock: Wild Wasabi, Rose Red (Stampin' Up!); Classic Solar White (Neenah)
  • Patterned Paper: Jolly Holiday (SU!)
  • Accents: Brads (Basic Grey)
  • Tools: Square Punch (EK Success)
HAPPY BEANS
  • Coloring Medium: Glitter Pen (Sakura)

10 comments:

Carol's Ink Spot said...

A good Monday morning to you! Love your sketch and your holiday card! Such a cute little tree! Hope to play along this week.

Mary Fish said...

Zowie . . . loved what you did with the tree. Wonderful sketch. I'm so proud of you! Hugs, M

Donna said...

what a fun sketch! love your card!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Darling card Regina! Love the lil' 3D tree :) Looking forward to joining along with you at 2Sketches4You! Thanks for all the inspiration :)

Charlene said...

Very cool sketch and card!

Basement Stamper said...

Great sketch this week Regina, thanks for creating it and letting us play along! Love the card with O'Tree-love how you made it 3D-may have to CASE this one as I have tons of scraps that would work perfectly with the sketch.

Susan Mangum said...

This is such a versatile sketch and I love how you featured the 3-D tree in the middle. Now I'm in the Christmas mood, too. xoxoxo

Ann Schach said...

Fabulous, Regina! I love the 3-D tree!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Wow, I love your card and your sketch!!! Your 3-D tree is awesome. I love that DSP too. I will be using your sketch!!! *smile* Hugs,

Rose said...

I LOVE your sketch, girl! Your card is so fun and festive! Awesome Xmas tree! ;)