Thursday, October 16, 2014

Kinda Eclectic Stampin' Up! CCMC325

I am happy to share with you, another great sketch from Create with Connie and Mary.
It's a square sketch but feel free to make it a rectangle. Have fun with it! I sure did!
My card base is Crumb Cake that I ran through the Big Shot with the Stylish Stripes embossing folder. Then I added the circle, tag, and butterflies. The leaf is stamped first with Pumpkin Pie ink. Then I used a Dark Pumpkin Pie Blendabilities and added some darker color to the base of each leaf. I also took a Daffodil Delight Blendabilities and added some yellow color. Yes, this totally works because some of the Classic ink pads can be used with the alcohol based Blendabilities markers! Pumpkin Pie is one of the ink pads. I always love when a product can be use in many ways. 

The tag is adhered with dimensionals and the butterflies are added with Mini Glue Dots. The pearls on the butterflies were colored with a Blendabilites marker.

Stamps: Kinda Eclectic
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake
Blendabilities: Pumpkin Pie (dark), Daffodil Delight (medium), Crumb Cake (light)
Other: Linen Thread, Dotted Scallop Ribbon punch, Bitty Butterfly punch, Scalloped Tag Topper punch, Big Shot, Stylish Stripes embossing folder, Circle framelits, Basic Pearls, dimensonals, mini glue dots

For even more inspiration, go to the challenge blog at Create with Connie and Mary found here. And we sure hope you will join us this week with your own creation!

Thanks for stopping by.


Joan V said...

Gorgeous card, Lisa.

Deb said...

This is so pretty! Love the blending of colors on the leaf image! And the line of butterflies is perfect!

Lisa Martz said...

Love your take on this sketch! Love the butterflies in place of the long strip. Great fall card! Wonderful colors!

Margaret Raburn said...

Lisa, what a beautiful card! These colors really complement each other beautifully; love how you added color to the leaves with Blendabilities... such a great idea!

Melissa Davies said...

WOW! This card is gorgeous! I love the natural feel with the deep vibrant colors of Fall - stunning!

Nicole Tugrul said...

What a beautiful card!! I simply LOVE the orange leaves with the hint of yellow, so beautiful!

Connie said...

Beautiful! LOVE the row of butterflies for the strip element and the colors are gorgeous! Great job with the sketch this week!

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