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Saturday, December 3, 2011

December Sketch For You To Try


Well, this is it. This is the last sketch from Jen's Sketch For You To Try for this year. I have to say that SFYTT is some of the funnest (yes, it's a word) stamping I do every month and I look forward to sample-ing it up for ya'll again next year! We've had some of THE BEST and most generous stamp companies sponsoring us this year. Check 'em out:

The Cat’s Pajamas
Verve Stamps
Your Next Stamp
Skipping Stones Design
Waltzing Mouse Stamps
Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps
My Favorite Things
Anita Be Stampin’
Stamping Bella
Unity Stamp Co.
Amber Ink

A HUGE SUPER BIG THANKS to ALL of ya'll!



Ok, here's December's Sketch:



This month, the SFYTT team is using the sketch along with stamps from one of our sponsors from this year. I chose to work with VERVE. I used a few stamps here: Fluttering By (Stamp set of the month and 40% off right now), Making a Statement for the sentiments and Wishful Elegance for the Jotted Heart pattern. Have ya'll ever tried Verve Stamps? NOW is the perfect time to do so--you'll love them! BTW, select Plain Janes are 30% off too!

Here's a closer look at my card--I love all the layers!:


SO, who's done every SFYTT sketch, every month for the entire year? OMG, ya'll aren't going to believe the prize package for a random participant who has--Gift Certificates, stamps (of course) and a year's subscription to the SCS Fan Club. Head on over to Jen's blog HERE to make sure you get the scoop on how to enter. She'll be drawing a name on Christmas Day!

As for this month's sketch, my SFYTT sisters have a bit more inspiration for ya'll. Ok, A LOT more inspiration--they are all very talented!:
Amy Sheffer
Megan Lock
Amber Hight
Carole Burrage
Jodi Collins
Kerry Johnson
Terri Moore
Jen Tapler
Becky Carafa
Iwona Palamountain

SUSIE Q-TIP: "Shadow stamp" a sentiment by using a lighter color to stamp with first and then stamping over it, slightly askew, with black or a darker color.

Stamps: Making a Statement, Fluttering By, Wishful Elegance (Verve)
Paper: White, Black, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Harvest Gold, A Gift of Love (Bo Bunny)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), So Saffron (SU!), Tide Pool (SUINK)
Accessories: Jotted Heart Die (Verve), Seeing Spots Embossing Folder, Sewing Machine/Thread, White Grosgrain Ribbon, Circle Punch, Rhinestones (Pizzazz Aplenty), Jody Boosters
Finished Size: 5" Square

5 comments:

  1. Bold and so striking Susan! Love the stamping on the Jotted Heart, the combination of sentiments, and the shadow stamping! So much to look at!

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  2. Great job with the sketch. Love all the different elements especially the butterfly and the bright colors too.

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  3. This is DARLING! I love the yellow background on the sentiment and all the little Verve details! Super cute card!

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  4. This is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Oh I LOVE this!! Love it. I'm a sucker for well-done layers and you pulled it off perfectly! Just the right amount of added "stuff" without looking messy. AWESOME.

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