Monday, April 26, 2010

Sketch Happy

That's what I am tonight, folks...Sketch Happy! All day at work I was bored and did nothing but look at blogs and think about stamping! So, as soon as I got home I headed up to the stamp room to get busy on the Taylored Expressions Challenge and the Mojo Monday sketch. So much fun! The owl card just cracks me up. That little guy drives? Really? Yep! Apparently, he does! Haha.

Here is the Taylored Expressions card:

The background papers are cut into squares, but once I put the ribbon on it made it seem like continuos pieces. I purposely arranged the squares so that they would look like they created little branches.  All in all, I love this card. Oh! And my 7 Copics from papertrey came in the mail today, so I got to play with those a wee bit. I colored the car in with a Copic and used the colorless blender in the middle to add some shading to the car. I KNOW I am really going to love them once I get more colors. I only used RV14 and the colorless blender on this card. Of course I also used Stickles..I really just love 'em! I used pearls for the headlights and instead of using the sentiments that came with Enjoy the Ride, I used a sentiment from the Wise Owl set. It matched better and made more sense with the owl driving the car. I love how the words fit within the plate - very cool, papertrey, very cool!

I made a card for the Mojo Monday challenge, but it's just not *right*. Something is too plain, so I'm going to redo it and post it tomorrow night, maybe. :0)

Have a great night y'all! Thanks for visiting!!

Stamps: Wise Owl and Enjoy the Ride (papertreyink)
Cardstock: Hibiscus Burst, White (papertreyink); Raspberry Tart dsp (stampin up)
Ink: Basic Grey (stampin up); Copics - RV14 and 0 (papertreyink)
Extras: Enjoy the Ride die (papertreyink); Stickles, pearls; old olive grosgrain and corner rounder (stampin up)

14 brownkowments:

Diane Jaquay said...

How cute! Love the little owl peeking out of the back of the car ;)

Erica said...

Great idea to combine these sets-I love it when the stamp sets co-ordinate! Emm

Amy Kolling said...

What a cute idea to have the little owl driving the car!! :)

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a nice comment! Is your daughter counting down to Eclipse too? hehe Can't wait!

Sherry said...

Such an awesome card! Love how you did the background and the pearls for headlights!

Laurie said...

Oh Keva, I love it! The ribbon is so cute! ANd I love the little owl! Great touch!

Jill said...

In addition to the cuteness factor, I enjoy the colors. Just lovely!

Taheerah said...

This is so cute Keva, love that little owl poking his head up!


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