Thursday, March 14, 2013

CCMC 243

Good morning, everyone!! I hope you are having a fabulous week! It's time for the Thursday challenge at Create with Connie and Mary! This week we are being challenged with a sketch. Take a look!

Isn't this just fabulous!!!! Love the clean and simple design! And, yes, Mary loves those square cards - lol! I rarely make square cards so I used the main idea of this sketch and added it to a regular card. And I think it turned out rather swell!

The images in the Lean on Me set are just the sweetest! And I can seriously use them for so many occasions! And they make the easiest cards, ever! So for this card I cut a piece of Marina Mist with the Scallop Squares Duo die and used the larger one. This was adhered to a card base of Naturals White. then I stamped the image from Lean on Me in black StazOn onto a piece of Naturals White and colored it in with a blender pen and markers. I colored the markers onto a stamp case and "lifted" the color using my blender pen. Worked perfectly! The colors I used were Basic Grey, Daffodil Delight, Marina Mist, Pacific Point, Lucky Limeade, Melon Mambo and a little Blush Blossom. This was adhered to a piece of Basic Grey and then popped up onto the scallop square. Then I adhered a strip of Sunshine and Sprinkles designer paper that has the end flagged. Finally I added a button from the Brights Collection with some white baker's twine tied through it. 

Be sure to check out the Create with Connie and Mary website for more wonderful inspiration using this fabulous sketch! I hope you will play along with us this week! We always love to see what you do with our challenges! Thanks for stopping by and have a super day!

Card Recipe: Stamps- Lean on Me; Paper- Naturals White, Marina Mist, Basic Grey, Sunshine and Sprinkles designer paper; Ink- black StazOn, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Marina Mist, Basic Grey, Lucky Limeade; Accessories- Scallop Squares Duo die, Brights Buttons, white baker's twine, blender pen, dimensionals


  1. Gorgeous and so clean! I can't seem to make all that white work - but you make it look so right!

  2. Such a sweet and simple card! I need to remember to use that sizzix die more often! Thanks for your inspiration!

  3. That little strip of DSP is just perfect for your other layers. Love the clean and simple look to your card (as always!)

  4. Awww...what a sweet card! I love that pop of color provided by the DSP strip!

  5. Love your colors and love the central image. Great coloring job!