It’s sketch week!
It’s also my birthday today! I love sketch week because your card can be any theme. So I made mine a birthday card.
I always will post projects I like, but also my “not so much” projects. This one I really thought would end up cute. I had some designer paper with all these pastries on it. I thought it would be perfect to use with the dies I wanted for the four squares in this sketch. However, once I saw it all together, I think it’s too busy and the paper competes with the feature “squares”. So it just goes to show you, that even when you think you got this, it’s that one that will teach you a lesson!
Step 1: The designer paper stripes measure 2″ x 7″. The blue stripe is 1.5″ x 7″.
Step 2: I used Elizabeth Craft Designs: 1118 – Stitched Squares for the four squares. Using the second to smallest die, cut four times from white cardstock. Then I used a little yellow Panpastel to match the yellow in the paper. It doesn’t look yellow in the photo because it’s pretty pale yellow.
Step 3: I used two Karen Burniston Charm die sets for the squares:
I cut all of the dies I used from white cardstock and colored them with Copic Markers.
The Yellow Happy Birthday sentiment is Elizabeth Craft Designs: 783 – Happy Birthday
Step 4: The base card measures 5.5″ x 7″. Score an 11″ x 8.5″ pc. of paper at 5.5 on the long side. Fold over for a book fold. Then add all the elements in steps 1, 2 and 3 to the front of the base as shown. Here’s another look at the card:
Thanks so much for stopping by and we can’t wait to see what you do with this sketch!
Other Products Used:
Beacon’s Kids choice glue
Michael’s Craft Store: White and blue cardstock
Sizzix Big Shot Plus