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STAMPlorations Sketch challenge #11

I am a little late here with my blog post for the new STAMPlorations challenge - it started this morning, but I forgot to write up my blog post...but better late than never, right? 

So, here’s the sketch for this challenge. It’s open to interpretation. Feel free to change the orientation of the sketch, use different shapes, add other elements to suit the type of paper craft you’re making, and so on — just make sure the sketch is recognizable in your submission(s). You can use stamps by other companies to create projects that you enter to our challenges, although if you have STAMPlorations stamps in your stash, we'd be tickled if you use them!

And here is my card:

I pretty much used the sketch, just rotated it. I used the Happy Sentiment Builder from the upcoming release and heat embossed it. I mounted it with foam tape. The card base I ran through my Big Shot with a Lifestyle Crafts embossing folder and lightly sponged it. 

Our guest designer for this challenge is the talented Mynnette.  Come on on over to the STAMPlorations blog and let Mynnette and our design team inspire you!


The sketch challenges are sponsored by our sister shop, All About Scrapping. The winner gets to pick 3 DIGITAL products from the shop — any combination of printable sheetsPhotoshop templates, and digital paper packs. The winner will also be invited to be a Guest Designer in next month's sketch challenge.


Participate in all 3 challenges we host this month and you'll be in the running to win this prize package courtesy of All About Scrapping.

 On Wednesday we have our first blog hop - take part in it and have a chance of winning some of the new stamp sets!


The Card Concept - monochromatic purple - I think this card would fit into the clean and layering category
Simon Says - Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting!


Julie Gearinger said…
Love the use of the sketch along with your wonderful sentiment as the focal point!!
Kelly Griglione said…
What a fun idea to put the rest of your sentiment on the banners! Love it!
sandie said…
love the purple 'Happy' looks great embossed. And funky way to display the 'Birthday' x
MaryH said…
You interpreted the sketch in _such_ an interesting way & I love that dotty chevron pattern background. The black glitter on the bottom happy was really an eye catcher too. Liked the way you did the sentiment with the sketch too. Pretty card. TFS & Happy Mothers Day. Hugs
cheiron said…
Love the big and bold happy and little banners. Thanks so much for playing along with the Anything Goes Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!
Shery Russ said…
I love purple! Your card is so funky and fantabulous and still CAS, Cornelia! Love how you angled the sketch -- and the dotty chevron-y background is super!
Hannelie said…
Hi Cornelia... with stamping skills like yours... you don't need a Silhouette!
Love your card!
Mynn xx said…
LOVE the monochrome purple, friend! The 'tear off' concept is fun, too! Thanks so much for having me as a guest at STAMPlorations! :) HUGS and enjoy the rest of you week! Mynn xx
joy said…
Your cards are always so unique and clever, Cornelia! This one is super cute, too!
Greta said…
Love your twist with the sketch--great card!
Anonymous said…
Hi Cornelia. This is really funky. Love the two-toned purple. Have a great day! hugs Monika xxx
Mrs A. said…
Would not have thought to put the sentiment on the little banners. It works so perfectly too. Hugs Mrs A.
shirley-bee said…
Love how you've used the sketch, Cornelia! I like the tear-off strip sentiment.
Anita in France said…
Such a cool way of adding the sentiment, Cornelia ... and I love how you've added colour to the background embossing! Anita :)
Deepti said…
I like this fun card, the banners look so fun :)
Lee Ann Barrett said…
Super birthday card! Love that fun background- enough to make a statement, but subtle enough to let the sentiment shine! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Card Concept!
Monika Reeck said…
Ich habe verpasst ohh verdammt hihi I love the colors the idea of the sentiment and the sentiment selbst...Great idea and great card dear Cornelia...wie geht es dir.....bin traurig...schwiegermutter muss in Krankenhaus und Montag ist was in Ihrem Gehirn :(( pray please OP alles smooth and OK and Schwieger Mom will be healthy again...hugs, Monika

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