Sunday, January 9, 2011
Second post for me tonight. If you're looking for my teapot challenge post, please scroll down.
This week's MFT Wednesday Stamp Club challenge is a sketch. In fact, all of the Wednesday Stamp Club's are going to be sketches from here on out. This way, newcomers can participate using whatever stamps they have, and if you use MFT stamps/products you have the chance to win a $20 gift voucher to the store. Otherwise, the weekly prize is a $15 gift voucher. Hey, either way it's free spending money thanks to Kim! :)
I found this wonderful vintage clock paper at Michael's about a month ago and just had to get it since I knew it would go perfect with MFT's A La Mode Take Time (which Kim appears to be out of at the moment). I stamped my a la mode in memento tuxedo black onto white card stock then colored with prismacolor markers. Since I was going for a vintage look, I stippled Stampin Up! creamy caramel dye ink around the image and the layers. Once I had added my Jumbo Scallop Die-namic and Texture Board Die-Namic layers, I had to figure out what to do for the saying on the sketch. I finally remembered I had bought this itty bitty spool of ribbon at Michael's a couple of years ago and never used it that had a vintage look to it. The only problem was finding that itty bitty spool. Once I finally found it, I cut off just the "remember" part and added it onto the textured layers with some vintage brads.
Once my a la mode was in place, I added one of those K & Company page pebbles (remember those?) over the clock face and then stippled some more creamy caramel ink around the card. The front still looked like it needed something, so I found some Michael's Recollections paper flowers, stippled creamy caramel on it lightly and added it with a glue dot. The center is another page pebble.
Jumbo Scallop Die-Namic and then another Recollections paper flower with a page pebble center. Here's what the inside looks like.
Yes, my Christmas tree is still up. Between my migraines, my husband's stroke, and returning back to work, I haven't had time to take it down yet. It does make an interesting backdrop though. Don't you agree? Thanks for stopping by today.
Stamps: MFT A La Mode Take Time
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin Up! Creamy Caramel
Card stock: White, Stampin Up! Creamy Caramel, Summer Sun, Brocade Blue, Designer Paper
Accessories: Prismacolor Markers, MFT Die-Namics, Vintage Brads, Stipple Brush, Pop Dots, Glue Dots, Recollections Paper Flowers, K & Company Page Pebbles