Saturday, March 12, 2011

Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge #38

This is my second post of the day. Please click here or scroll down to see my post for the Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Release Blog Hop. Thanks!

Happy Saturday! Thanks for joining me for a card for this week's Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge. Here is this week's sketch:

Here is my card:

I love this simple sketch and the shape!

The background is made from cutting two pieces of patterned paper from the Mariposa pad by DCWV using a Standard Circles Large die. I then stamped the lovely tree images from the Teeny Trees set on the pink sky. After trimming a scalloped edge for the green piece, I machine stitched around the circle and just below the scalloped edge. The piece is then glued to a piece of cardstock for stability. The sentiment is from the same stamp set and is attached to the circle with foam tape. A few pearls finished the card.

You can use any stamps you want for the challenge, but we would love it if you can use Waltzingmouse Stamps! Please go to the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge Blog to see what the other Mischief Makers came up with and check out all the details for the challenge.

Hope you can join us this week!

Have a fabulous weekend, my friends! =)

Thanks for stopping by!

cardstock: Papertrey Ink
stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps
patterned paper: DCWV
ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink
pearls: Recollections
decorative scissors: Fiskars
dies: Spellbinders
die-cutting machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
other: sewing machine, thread, foam tape


Dotty Jo said...

Oh Alice - this is so pretty! Jo x

yyam said...

Such a pretty card! Love the colors and the stamping!

~amy~ said...

I LOVE it!

Beate said...

Alice, that is so so cute! Love your take on the sketch!
Have a great weekend!
Hugs and smiles

Nancy said...

What a sweet little scene, Alice. I love the soft colors and feel to this card.

Karen B. said...

Beautiful! Great stamped image on patterned paper, it looks lovely.

Julia Aston said...

What a sweet little 'trees on the hillside' scene Alice! the papers are perfect and I love the stitching and pinked edged!

BabyBokChoy said...

That is utterly adorable!!!

Elizabeth Allan said...

So soft and pretty Alice.

Julie said...

Beautiful take on the sketch, Alice! I love the trees and sentiment!

Tasha said...

Alice this is so pretty, love the papers used and the fab tree, fab design
love tasha xx

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful card and sweet colors!

Tenia Nelson said...

This card is soooooo gorgeous!!

Kelly Booth said...

so cute and such a simple card by you...Love it!

Marlene said...

Me = jealous!!!

You = PERFECT stitching!

Jean Martin said...

This is perfect Alice! I've been wondering if I should get this stamp set. It looks like I should.

Stamping Cafe said...

What a charming card, Alice! Simple and elegant, you rock at any style girlie! Hope you are enjoying a beautiful weekend! Big hugs!

Christine said...

I fell in love with your card!

This is justadorable and perfect.

The colours are fantastic, soft but strong. And the stitching...!

Tiffany said...

Too sweet, really love the elegant simplicity of this card!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

My husband loved your card, too! :) I love the CAS design and your trees are so sweet!

Anonymous said...

Super cute card Alice - I love your soft colours ;)
Great job, hugs, Ruth S

Sue McRae said...

This is such a charming card Alice!

sunghee said...

I LOVE this! Love how simple it is but so gorgeous.


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