Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge – October, 2016

Welcome to another Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge.  Today’s sketch was designed by the lovely Sally, I can’t wait to see what the ladies have created for the blog hop.  Please continue hopping by clicking on the ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’ button at the bottom of this post. 


As soon as I saw the sketch I had an idea immediately so I grabbed a notebook and started sketching.  I knew this would be perfect for Sally’s sketch so I went with the idea. After I saw Anna’s beautiful Marina Mist Birthday card she made for last months challenge I decided this would be the colour I would use for this months challenge.  If you haven’t seen Anna’s card Click here and it will take you to her blog post.

I don’t know why I haven’t used Marina Mist for a card before, it is such a beautiful shade of blue.  I think it is because I organise my cardstock into Subtles, Brights, Regals, Neutrals and In-Colours and each colour family has a separate drawer so when I reach for a sheet of cardstock my ‘go to’ colours are always at the top and I forget about the other colours.  It’s only when I see something I realise I have that colour too.  Do you see something and then remember you have that colour too or is it just me?


For my cardbase I used a sheet of Whisper White A4 Thick cardstock folded in half and burnished.  I embossed the background with the Cable Knit Dynamic Embossing Folder.   I will be using this a lot because I really love the detail you get with it.
The ‘You are my #1 Hero’ is from the My Hero stamp set, for every My Hero stamp set sold Stampin’ Up! donates £2 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.


For the Rosette I used Marina Mist cardstock & ink, Whisper White A4 Thick cardstock and Whisper White 5/8″ Organza Ribbon.  I made the Rosette removable so the recipient can wear it.
I really enjoyed making this card and it was quick to make too.
Please continue the blog hop by clicking on the ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’  button below.  If you have time please leave a comment for the ladies that are taking part today.
If you have any questions please leave them in a comment below.
Have yourself some crafting fun.
Dee x




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