Card Sketch #12
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"Happy Day" by Sue Althouse
Supplies used - Cardstock: American Crafts, Bazzill; Patterned Paper: Basic Grey Life of the Party 6x6 paper pad; Embellishments: Basic Grey Life of the Party Petals, 12x12 sticker sheet; Letters: Basic Grey Life of the Party; Other: Sew Easy
I absolutely love this sketch! As soon as I saw it, I knew I would be making a card and a layout.
For both projects, I stayed close to the sketch with only a few minor variations.
Variation #1: matted the square grid on an additional piece of cardstock.
Variation #2: added a small embellishment in the lower left corner of the inside square.
Variation #3: substituted flowers for stars and omitted the flourishes.
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"This Is The Life" by Sue Althouse
Supplies used - Cardstock: American Crafts, Bazzill; Patterned Paper: Echo Park Country Drive, Echo Park Happy Days, Collage Press Hometown Summer; Border Punch: Fiskars; Embellishments: Echo Park Country Drive Element Stickers; Journaling Card: Echo Park Country Drive; Title: Thickers, October Afternoon Mini Market Stickers, Echo Park Dots & Stripes Element Stickers; Other: Sew Easy
Variation #1: added a blue scalloped cardstock border to the grid and striped paper.
Variation #2: changed the background grid to different sizes of patterned paper instead of squares all the same size.
Variation #3: stitched only two sides of the inner square.
Variation #4: substituted a photo for the stars and placed my title and journaling where the message would go.