Monday, May 12, 2014

Poppy Sketches #4: hello. my friend

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Hello & Happy Monday!

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I played with



and the coordinating



Here's how I was inspired:


I heat embossed the sentiment in gold and stitched down the vellum strip with gold thread.

The Fri-Dies are awesome and cut so clean and crisp.  I bought some scrapbooking paper in the Target $ spot and sadly it is SUPER thin.  Check out how wonderful those blooms look.  The dies work beautifully.

My patterned panel is from the My Minds Eye Market Street Collection.  I used the Nob Hill paper pad.  The enamel centers of the bloom are also from My Minds Eye.

I can't wait to see how the challenge inspires you!

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26 comments:

  1. oh *WOW*! how gorgeous is this??!?! PERFECT use of dies, stamps, colors and sketch! it's a quadruple play!!! :)

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  2. wow totally LOVE IT.. the added gold is perfect..

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  3. ohhh yummy card and love the gold "stitching"!!!

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  4. Gorgeous! Love how you used the vellum. Hope you had a fun Mother's Day!

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  5. Total sweetness! Love the stitching!

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  6. love the embossed sentiment!

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  7. This is cute! Just sweet and simple. Love the addition of the gold!

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  8. I heart the embossed gold sentiment! I so want to try! Loving this pretty and sweet card Sista! Hugs....x

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  9. Fun card! Love the embossing on vellum!

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  10. Ohhhhhhhhhhh this is gorgeous!! I love love love love the colors and the flowers!!!!!!

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  11. This is beautiful, Amy! Love the slightly retro feel with this color combo and those flower dies. Such a great combo with the gold embossing. Really love that you used gold thread here, too!

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  12. Beautiful card, Amy, everything is about gold this week, love your gold sentiment. Have a wonderful Tuesday!

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  13. Beautiful! Simply, LOVE it!

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  14. This is adorable - what a lovely way to use those flowers!

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  15. I always love when you use vellum for your sentiments!! :)

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  16. This is beautiful! LOVE that gold embossing and stitching!
    AWESOME card!

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  17. Totally wonderful! The stitching and the gold embossing on the sentiment soooooo eye-catching! Hugs~c

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  18. This is gorgeous, simple and stunning :)

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  19. This is beautiful! Love the gold!

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  20. I love this, the colors of the stripes and flowers go beautifully with the gold sentiment!

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  21. Just lovely! The vellum and gold are so pretty with these colors.

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  22. Thanks for introducing me to a new sketch challenge! Just what my mojo needed. :) Love the elegant little touches on your card.

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Cheers,
~amy~