Thursday, June 21, 2012

MFT Sketch and Pieces

When I get into the mood to stamp and make a card (okay, I confess that is almost every day) I often stamp several images or print off several digital images.  Then I end up with a pile of unused pieces. I have some sitting on my work space for months, not knowing what I am going to use them for.   So I am trying to use those up.  I am finding it is challenging because I don't really have anything in mind when I start but as I go through some of the sketch challenges, I usually find something that will work. 
That is how this card came about.  I will send it to one of our heroes via Operation Write Home.
The sketch:
I did a technique I had never tried before and that is using a brayer over an embossed layer.
The  brass button is an old button out of my button box.
Image is ODBD "Not Forgotten"
It is crazy how colors "change" in a photo.  The cardstock is the same color as the image but you would never know it from this photo.

Challenges:
 Really Reasonable Ribbon - red, white, blue
Craft 4 Eternity - masculine
DYSU - movie or TV program  I love the movie Great Escape and yes, I watch Netflix while I am making cards.  Really liked the English series Foyle's War
Ribbon Carousel - use metal 
Clear It Out - anything plus two ribbons  I hope twine counts !

13 comments:

  1. Fabulous card - great image (and great movie)
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx

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  2. Fabulous card Marsha thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  3. What a wonderful card!! That image is great and I love that embossing technique!!

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  4. What a great card!! Some hero is going to be very happy to receive it!!

    Also, I wanted to thank you once again for the wonderful blog candy I won. Yes, I had planned on sending you a card, but I can't stay out of the hosp. long enough to make you one. (So, I hope this will suffice, at least for now.) I hope to take my winnings with me on my next admission, a few days from now. Happy crafting!!

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  5. This is fabulous Marsha!! Excellent details! Thanks so much for joining us at DYSU!!

    Crafty Hugs!
    Meredith

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  6. Wonderful! What a fabulous take on the sketch, love the colours and the papers!

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  7. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Tuesday..your work here is wonderful...tfs

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  8. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  9. LOVE this! Great take on the sketch:) THANKS for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the RC:)

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  10. teehee, I had the same issue then I bought a little 3 drawer container from the dollar store. One drawer is all coloured up, ready to go. Another is printed, waiting to be coloured. The third is sentiments. That way if I need a quick card I can grab what I need :)
    Thanks for joining us at the Clear it Out Challenge blog!

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  11. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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  12. I think twine works just fine! Love that image! Beautiful card. Thanks for showing us your ribbon/twine and playing along with Clear It Out!
    Rachel B

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