Several weeks ago I participated in a card sketch challenge using the sketch below. If you’re having trouble coming up with an idea for a card, a sketch is a good way to go, You can change it up a bit as you can see I did on mine. I added a mat to the two top layers, changed the direction of the card and added an oval instead of a circle. This was my first time participating in a card sketch and I have to say, it was fun!
Although the dimensions are on the card sketch, I’ll include mine to reflect the changes I made.
Card Base: Basic Black: 11″ x 4-1/4″ scored at 5-1/4″
2nd Layer: Lemon Lime Twist 5-1/4″ x 4″
3rd Layer: Very Vanilla 5″ x 3-3/4″
4th & 5th Layers: Basic Black: 3-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper: 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″
Scrap of Basic Black for Scalloped Oval & Very Vanilla for Oval with sentiment
- Run the Very Vanilla cardstock through the Big Shot using the Layered Leaves embossing folder. Although this is a 3D Dynamic Embossing folder, I personally don’t spritz it with water, I just run it through the Big Shot.
- Stamp the sentiment using Memento Ink and cut it out with the Layering Ovals Framelits. The Scalloped Oval is from this same set.
- Finish the card by adding Glitter Enamel Dots.
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