April 20, 2013

Retrosketches #60

I'm stopping in today with my card for this week's Retrosketches challenge. This week's sketch is based off of this card that I made. This is one of my favorite cards I've ever made, so I was super excited to give it another try and see what I could come up with.

Here is my take:


For this card I flipped the sketch. I wanted my card to have the same feel, but still be different than my original one. I also switched the solid and patterned panels. I love these flowers and I really wanted them to pop, so I stamped them in some fun bright colors. To add a little depth to them, I added a little color with my Copics. Papertrey actually has a stamp set that does this for you now, but I like to do it with my Copics.



Here you can see that I attached the green panel with foam tape and the flowers with my dots. I know..no surprise there. One of these days I'm going to do a card with no dimension and surprise all of you...haha.

Here is this week's sketch. I have to say that it's so neat to see one of your cards put into a sketch.
I hope you can join us this week. I would love to see what you create with this sketch.

Blessings,
Deanna Jean

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie & the sentiment is from Papertrey Ink but I can't find the name of the set..sorry
Inks: Stampin' Up! Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango, Primrose Petals & Old Olive
Paper: Stampin' Up! Old Olive Simple Stories Snap Color Vibe
Copics: Y35, R29 & YR18
Twine & Button: Papertrey Ink
Other: Foam Tape & My Dots
 

13 comments:

  1. Wow! This is gorgeous! Love the bright colours against the green.

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  2. Gorgeous, Deanna! I love your use of patterned paper, so bold! :-)

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  3. This is gorgeous. Your flowers look amazing.

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  4. Deanna this is just gorgeous. I honestly feel that accenting the Rosie Posie stamps with Copics is a much lovelier effect than the new stamp set. So much softer. Beautiful.

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  5. This is such a beautiful card. I loved the original, and love this one, too. I am so happy that you are the retro sketch this week. You are one of my biggest inspiration, and I just love to case your work--this week, I have 'official permission', too. And, I am also addicted to your dots--just the perfect height for that little something extra.

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  6. Fabulous card, and a great sketch, Deanna! Hope I can play this week :o)

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous! Adore the colors!!!!!

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  8. Such a gorgeous card! I love the flowers and the pretty striped paper...so lovely!

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  9. Deanna, your cards are always so beautiful...

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  10. Your original is fantastic and so is this one! Love the sketch for this week and that you are joining us! :)

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