Monday, March 5, 2012

Card Week, Part 1

Card Sketch #17

You can download and print this sketch by clicking on the card sketches link found under the "printable sketches" tab on the right sidebar.

"Happy Birthday" card by Lynette Jacobs
Supply list - Cardstock: Worldwin; Printed Papers: Echo Park (little boy); Felt plane: Autumn Leaves (Cute World); Stitches rubons: Kaisercraft; Die: Quickutz.

I did this card strictly according to the sketch.

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"Happy Birthday" card by Noey Hunt
Products used - Patterned papers: Jillibean Soup (stripes), Chatterbox (pink); Stamp: Close to My Heart; Tools: Cricut Birthday Bash cartridge

Variation 1: I kept my project pretty true to the sketch. The only change I made was how I embellished the central decorative square. Instead of a long message with a few small embellishments, I used a large die cut to emphasis which birthday is being celebrated and a small message.

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“Happy Birthday” card by Sue Althouse
Supplies - Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye (Six by Six Blink of an Eye); Tools: Creative Memories (corner rounder), Fiskars (star punch), Tonic Studios (flower punch); Stamp: Hero Arts; Ink: Colorbox (Chestnut Roan), Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo)

My mom has a leap year birthday and I made this card to celebrate her special day.

Variation #1 - Rounded the edges of the corners.

Variation #2 - Made a smaller card and adjusted the sizes to fit.

Variation #3 - Added additional patterned paper to the strips and the tag.

Variation #4 - Attached a brad to the center of the flower.

Variation #5 - Used stars in place of some of the flowers.

Variation #6 - Omitted the flourish and sewing.


Beth Hallgren said...

Great inspiration ladies :)

dawn said...

This is a simple yet perfect sketch for a card. Love it when you get to use scraps also.

These cards are all pretty and colorful. LOVE them all.

pnutsmum said...

Great cards ladies!

Lynette said...

Great cards...this sketch has endless possibilities.

Ashley Horton said...

Lynette and Noey, I love the little airplane and sheep on your cards!! And Sue, the papers on your card are so pretty and I love the popped up flower!

Laurel said...

Yay, so glad the sketches are back!

Love the cards, great job laides!

The plane is a great item for the card!

OMG-the sheep is the cutest that I've seen and blowing a horn. So creative!

Sue-Love the flowers & stars. The colors of the papers are great!