Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge #217

Today's sketch is awesome - I will be saving this one for many future cards, as it is so well-balanced and interesting.  I chose one of the bears from the Sweet 'n Sassy stamp set Rhubarb's Birthday Wish for my focal image, and used an assortment of papers from the 6x6" pad by Amy Tangerine, called Ready Set Go.  The bear image has been coloured with Copics, and a light shade coloured around the image with a very pale blue grey.  It was cut out using a Spellbinders circle die, and mounted on the Spellbinders Lacey Circles die.  I used black machine stitching around most of the papers rather than a black mount, and I like the informal look this gives the card.  I added two banners to my circle rather than the two circles from the sketch, and used glossy accents on the cake frosting.

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  1. I love this and agree it is an awesome sketch. I love your colors and your embellishment in the corner, very clever.

  2. Very sweet, Ann. Love the colors and dp that you've combined with Rhubarb!

  3. Adorable! Love the glittery accents and fun pattern papers.

  4. Darling card Ann. Love the super cute Rhubarb image and the coloring. The banner is just perfect!

  5. Thank you for visiting me and leaving such a lovely comment. Your cards are beautiful - I had a little peek.

  6. Very cute, Ann! Rhubarb is as sweet as can be...the cheerful colors are perfect for a birthday card, and I love the glittery accent! Hugs!

  7. This is so cute, a perfect birthday card! Rhubarb is just adorable and I love how you sewed around the edges!


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