There's a new challenge at The Cutting Garden a local paper craft store operated by the lovely Kim. They will be hosting a challenge on the 5th of every month. For August, the challenge is a card sketch and/or page layout sketch. Check out their blog for all the juicy details.
This is my take on their card sketch. I was dying to try out these stamps I bought at The Cutting Garden; Crafty Secrets Clear Art Stamps, Seaside set. So cute! I stamped her on a Nesties circle die cut and then popped her up with foam. This was a slight departure from my vintage/grungy style. More Shabby Chic!
Papers are from My Mind's Eye Follow Your Heart 6x6 pad. I used beach glass, which I bought, but, I do have some beach glass I picked up from the beaches here in Nova Scotia, but I don't have much left. I guess I'll have to go beach combing again!
The gorgeous doily die cut is from Cheery Lynn, French Pastry Doily. The owners of Cheery Lynn are dropping in to The Cutting Garden for a day of demos using their dies. Very excited! I signed up! Kim has also asked us crafters in the area to make cards using Cheery Lynn dies and to bring them in to display in her store for when they arrive.
Inside the card. Really nice sentiment stamps with this set as well as the images. I stamped the bird and silver dollar on matching papers and cut them out.
Back of card. I stamped the little girl on matching paper and then cut out her hat, like I did on the front of the card.
Entering this card in:
1. The Cutting Garden August Sketch Challenge
2. Fashionable Stamping Challenge #28: Summer Ice Cream Colours
3. Art With No Boundaries: Anything Goes & Rhythm of the Sea Part 1
Last day of the Olympics! Boo! Have a great week and get inky!