Friday, March 11, 2011

A Cheerful Friend..

Hi everyone. Quick post today as I am still sickly. Thanks for all of your "get well" messages. That warms my heart! :)

Today's card uses this week's fabulous Verve sketch. This weeks sketch is brought to us by the uber talented, Charmaine. Here is her sketch:

I really thought it would be easy to pull off, but it wasn't. I don't think I have developed the knack for mixing patterned papers as much as I would like to and I'm not quite sure it worked here. Ah well, I do love the fun cheeriness of it, so that's something. :) I also love that little button that i've had, and wanted to use, forever. I have several of them. They're like jean buttons and they're kinda decorative and cute, but I don't remember where I got them! Ugh!!

Anywho, here is my card:

That's all I have for today. I hope you guys have a great Friday! We have the Twilight Convention here this weekend, so I simply MUST feel better.

I can't stalk Peter Facinelli with a cold now can I? I mean, look at this face:

Wow., that's all from me. Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Text Objects (Verve)
Card Stock: Orchid Opulence (SU); Pixie-licious (Cosmo Cricket)
Ink: Orchid Opulence (SU)
Extras: Ribbon, button (unknown); Pearls (want2scrap)

14 brownkowments:

Deb Buckminster said...

Keva, I simply MUST disagree!! I think you did a TERRIFIC job of choosing (and placing) your papers!

Funny thing, I have a packet of "like" metal buttons, and I don't remember from where I acquired mine, either! (Maybe, ebay?)

Anyway, your card is lovely! I, especially, like your die-cut sentiment panel and button-ribbon accent.

I am a new subscriber who LOVES your creativity!

Hope you are in "stalking shape" SOON ~

Ravengirl said...

Such a cute card! I think you have mixed your patterns just fine!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Keva. Love the colors and that metal embellishments. :o) That is one fine pict of PF!

Monica K. said...

Hope you feel better soon, Keva! Love your pretty card. The colors are gorgeous!

kasia c. said...

Those buttons are fabulous! I am envious of your ability to use patterened papers. Also love your one ended bow!

And yes get better soon, but I don't think Peter will mind though!
He is pretty yummy, even with that terrible blonde do he sports in Twilight!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

You rocked the patterned papers and colors Keva! I have such a hard time working with brights, and you pulled it off beautifully. I also have a hard time stamping a sentiment in colors other than black/gray or white. LOVE this!! Great job!

Cathy Weber said...

So Keva, the guy is gorgeous, so's the card. As soon as I saw it, Maile's new set jumped into my head. Don't you think that patterned paper kind of reminds you of the stamps in her new set? I hope you're feeling better. Illness doesn't seem to affect (effect?) your cardmaking skills one bit.

Becky Carafa said...

Lol, I just used these papers today too! And you did a fine job putting them together. I have been a verve slacker, I need to get it together and do these sketches.

Terri said...

I think you did a great job using the pattern papers and colors with the sketch. Sorry to hear you have been sick. I hope you will feel better soon and will be able to go to that convention. I am totally into the whole Twilight thing now too.

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Such a beautiful card, Keva! Thanks for playing along! Hope you feel better soon! And how awesome about the Twilight Convention. . .have fun!

Laurie said...

OK yes he is hot! I hope your cold is gone by now! And you must tell me how it goes! I wish I was there with you!

Your card is yummy! I am loving that color combo! So pretty!

Marianne C said...

Those colours are gorgeous together. Great job on the sketch challenge!

Amy Kolling said...

Gorgeous card! But I have to comment on your "other" photo! Oh. My. Goodness. He is HOT! I almost didn't recognize him without the blond hair! How was the convention? That would have been a blast!


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