March 22, 2010

{MTSC66} Live with Passion

Today's card was created especially for Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge!   Mercy's sketches always inspire me to think outside the box and try something new and different.
Can you tell I was in a SPRINGY mood yesterday when I created this?  I've used this stamp set ~ Inspired by Nature ~ several times but never thought to color it in this way before.   This is a 5-1/4" square card and the base is pretty in pink cardstock.  On top of that, I've stitched together certainly celery cardstock and designer paper.   The flower stamp was inked up with my Stampin' Write Markers and stamped on the Big Shot Top Note die cut of natural ivory cardstock.   The pink satin ribbon and sherbet designer button finish it off.

The photo below of the inside of my card isn't the best, but I wanted you to see how I layered the Top Note die cut.

And without further delay, Here is Mercy's sketch!
{all I did differently was turn my image the other direction
 so I could fit the sentiment on the left}

You are all encouraged to play along with us!
If you need a bit of inspiration to get started,
please surf on over and see what Mercy's Muses have created:
Cindy Haffner ~ Cindy Haffner's Corner
Jackie Pedro ~ The Scalloped Edge
Pam Varnell ~ The Stamping Addict
Julie Lacey ~ Stamps and Taxes!
Crystal Birr ~ The Messy Stamper
Jessica Diedrich ~ The Whimsical Butterfly
Shannan Teubner ~ Shannan Teubner Designs (YaY, she's back!)
Mercy Kerin ~ Lord Have Mercy {our Queen Muse}
and our Guest Muse for March . . .
Dawn Easton
Treasure Oiler Designz

Simply create a card or scrapbook layout using the sketch above, and link your creation to Mister Linky on Mercy's blog. Be sure to use the keyword MTSC66 when uploading to a public gallery.

Happy Stamping & Smiles 2 U!

"Follow your passion, and success will follow you." ~Terri Guillemets


Marisa said...

Absolutely LOVE what you've done here, Pam! This is such a wonderful stamp and you have combined it with some great colours. Well done!!

Julie said...

Wow Pam, this is just beautiful. Fantastic colors!

Unknown said...

pam...once again you've made my jaw drop, sister! this is another stunning the colors, your sentiment treatment, and that gorgeous ribbon! your stitching is perfection as usaul, too!

thanks for another wonderful sample this week, sweetie! :)


Dawn Easton said...

Pam, this is so pretty! I haven't used that image in quite some time but I will definitely be pulling it out soon! This card screams spring to me...wonderful colours! Love the added button too!!

LeAnne said...

Just gorgeous, Pam! I almost used this stamp yesterday---it is daunting to me, so I put it back! :P

Cindy Haffner said...

Pam your card is GORGEOUS!!

Vicki Burdick said...

Love this Pam, the colors on your flowers are perfect for spring!!! Super sweet card!!!

Jackie Pedro said...

Pam, this is so gorgeous! I just love the colors!!

Jessica Diedrich said...

Beautiful, Pam! I love those shades of green and pink together!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

WOW! This is gorgeous!

a Seeker of the TRUTH said...

Wow! a stunning card.
Love it! Truly inspirational!

Thank you for sharing.

Happy crafting!


a Seeker of the TRUTH said...

Wow! a stunning card.
Love it! Truly inspirational!

Thank you for sharing.

Happy crafting!


Julia Aston said...

Love the giant coneflowers on this pretty card - great colors!

Silke Ledlow said...

Simply beautiful!!! I love this SU Set too and your made it shine with the sketch!!! Hugs ~S~

CreativeMish said...

This is so pretty! I don't use that die cut enough