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Thursday, December 6, 2007

Layout Challenge for smARTworks!

Here is this week's edition of the smARTworks Tea Party Layout Challenge. I think I have mentioned it before, that each DT member gets a "round" in coming up with the sketch challenge every other week. This time it was my turn! I have to admit I totally nabbed this sketch from a papercrafting magazine just because I loved the look of the wave going on across the card (btw, the sketch is supposed to have a line going across the bottom for the bottom of the card...hmm..how did that happen?). However, I think next time, I need to either make my main panel smaller or the overall card size bigger to fully appreciate "the wave"!! Again, the set from smARTworks I used is called Kings (p.52) and has 2 fun crowns to play with and a sentiment stamp which I didn't have room for on my card this time. I thought this card would be great to send to someone to say, "You Rule"!!! Or something along the lines of "It's great being a Princess"! (I would know!) I also used another smARTworks stamp on here. Can you see it? It's a background stamp called Marble (p.9 and it's only 6.50!)--it actually does cover the entire piece of Chocolate Chip--what is up with this crummy picture? I LOVE the distressed look it gave, as I went over and over it without reinking using Tim Holtz' (what a cutie) distress ink in Walnut Stain. I also lenghwise swiped Chocolate Chip along the edges of the Close to Cocoa crown panel for a neat touch. There is so much here you can't even see in the picture: rhinestones on the crown, stardust glitter pen touches everywhere, too. It's really cool looking up close and personal. Anyway, play with this sketch if you want--it's super easy peasy! I'd love to see YOUR versions! If you haven't visited them already, check out the other smART cookie blogs to see what they came up with--awesomeness!! Susan T., Dina, Donna, Trish and Heidi.

Stamps: smARTworks--Kings and Marble
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Groovy Guava, Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Walnut Stain
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Groovy Guava, Close to Cocoa, DP by Sandylion?
Other: Stardust Glitter Pen, Copper Brads, Satin Ribbon from Michael's, Dimensionals, Paper Piercer, X-acto Knife, Rhinestone bling from Westrim

5 comments:

  1. Wow, Susan, take about awesomeness! Each and every last detail you put into this card is great...I especially like the bit of paper piercing at the bottom. You rule!

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  2. Love it Susan! You are rocking those crowns!

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  3. OOHH!! I like this! I saw Trish's and happy cam across yours too. So nice. I am glad you are going to try the MFT digital papers. i was really satified with how they look and the fact that you can download them into jpg format was great for me.
    Becky
    (sing n' stamp)
    www.hemidemisemiquaver.wordpress.com

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  4. what a stunning "regal" lookiing card...it's awesomee!!

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