Apr 19

Sketchbook Saturday Challenge #120

Written by: iwona    7 Comments

Happy Easter, peeps! Hehe. Here’s a wee new sketch for ya’, will you make time this long weekend to play along?

The inspiration for the sketch lies in Altenew‘s Painted Flowers which I was itching to try in black &white. However, it took a lot of effort not to add the tiniest bit of colour to the background since they look so beautiful multi-stamped. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out my card from when I did them in full colour for the Altenew opening blog hop.

The perseverance paid off though, I think. They’re still utterly lovely. I added a pop of colour elsewhere, on two Simon Says Stamp Medium Tags which I cut in PTI Lavender Moon / Lemon Tart and stamped with PTI inks. The sentiment comes from the brand new Hand Lettered Hello from WPlus9, which I’ve been refraining from inking (along with the rest of the April release) to savour the projects for my introductory week more (SOON!). Alas, I failed and heck, I’m far from regretting it. LOL


If you would like to play along:

– You’re kindly asked to save the sketch image onto your computer first, and if you make a card based on it, please link back to this post.
– Share the link to your creation via the Inlinkz widget below, so that I can come and check it out!
– A new sketch is posted every other Saturday night (10pm Australian EST, 6am American EST, and the link widget is open for two weeks. However, you’re welcome to play any time! Just leave a link in the comments section and I’ll pop in to see it.
– Every now and then, I’ll be inviting one person who uses my sketch, to join me for the next one!

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7 thoughts on “Sketchbook Saturday Challenge #120

  1. I am so in love with this card. My favourite part? The open flowers in black. Totally unexpected! Totally works!

  2. Yay! I’m the first one done. That’s never happened before… Winner winner chicken dinner!

    BTW, i love these flowers black and white. I am itching to get my hands on that stamp set.(and about 5 others) I just didn’t get my order in fast enough! Thanks for the fun challenge. have a great week!

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