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Hey everyone! I'm posting a bit late tonight, but better late than never, right?! This is the card I made for this week's sketch over at the Clean & Simple stamping blog.
I followed the sketch almost exactly, but I decided to use my larger SU square punch (which made the square a little bit smaller than in the sketch). I thought it would be easier to try and line up the frogs the way I wanted them using my punch. I also needed to move my sentiment down just a little bit.
My card sort of just fell together today and I had it finished rather quickly. That's the great thing about sketch challenges, I can just stamp away!
I stamped the frogs and then punched them out. Next I colored their eyes and mouth using my Close to Cocoa SU marker.
I then placed the frogs on my brown card stock layer and then I started assembling my card. At the very last minute I decided to add the fly which I stamped, cut out, and then I added a bit of glitter on the wings.
My ribbon treatment is simply three small ribbon scraps tied onto my main Close to Cocoa ribbon. This is a great way to use up some of your ribbon scraps.
Have a great rest of the day and tomorrow I'm planning on making a card for this week's CAS-tastic challenge. Don't forget if you haven't already done so, be sure to leave a comment on my first blog giveaway post for a chance to win the set of cards I made earlier this week. I'll be drawing a winner on Monday July 19th.
Stamps: Hoppy For You
Card Stock: White, Close to Cocoa, DCWV Spring Glitter Pack DP
Ink: Green Galore, Close to Cocoa, Timber Brown Stazon- for the fly
Supplies: Close to Cocoa SU Marker, Ribbon, EK Success Dotted Wave Border Punch, Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, 1 3/8" Square Punch, Scissors for cutting out fly, DD Glitter, 2 Way Glue Pen