Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Let's Get Sketchy

Hello Everyone...
I am excited today to share with you a new challenge to start this week at Twist of Faith.  The challenge is to design a card following a sketch. Jump in the fun...join in and share your creation.
The winner  will get a choice of 5 digi images from our wonderful Sponsor this week Digi Darla Designs.
Here is the sketch we will be playing with...come on join the fun.
This week I chose to use Digi Darla's 'Blowing Dandelion' image. Isn't she precious. I enjoyed making her come to life with paper and color as I made a wish making the dandelion sparkle as its petals whisked away in the breeze.   I thought how blessed I am to enjoy life's simple moments like sitting outside and enjoying nature thanking God for beautifully creating nature to be a blessing to us.  So look around enjoy your surroundings...Hope...Believe...and allow God to make your Dreams come true.
Inside of card
I hope this inspired you to jump in the fun this week even though my card design is over embellished.  Go by the actual blog at Twist of Faith and check out the other Design Teams inspiration. Remember when using a sketch you can turn it on it's side or however you wish - we only ask that the sketch be recognizable.  And of course don't forget that we like to see a  verse, scripture, or quote as a word of encouragement on your card. 
Here is another card I made using a Digi Darla 'Blowing Paper Windmill' image.  I thought he was so cute and I had to color him with red hair reminding me of  one of my cousins cutie pie sons.
Have you ever tried starting a sketch style card and wound up with a metch....well that's what I am calling this design...the sketch is there I just did my embellish thing to it and now this is my overly done finished card.  I know metch is not a word but...its my mess/sketch and what I came up with and know it would be thrown out of the court as following a 'Sketch'.  I think I am more of a Picasso...I see a nose where there should not be one. I need more practice/dicipline on following a sketch and clean and simple cards.  Please don't let me confuse you...but choose to find and enjoy your own creativity in the different styles that are out there and have fun. It would be a boring world if we all came up with the same design. Be creative...but there is a time to follow rules.  Thank goodness God Loves Us where we are and as we draw closer to him those things that are not like him are chipped away. Not sure why I got into this subject other than God LOVES YOU...where you are in your life journey...let Him in your heart.  There is so much to gain..beyond your understanding.
I would like to enter this card in:
Sentimental Sundays - Child's Play/Challenge #166
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Use one or more circles

Hope you enjoyed until next time this Shabby Chic Grannie is out.  Sending Blessings of the Lord Jesus Christ your way. Take care ...


Zella said...

Once again Antoinette, you made amazing cards! I love them both - they are both very sweet cards!!

Barb said...

WOW--what a pair of stunning cards! I think they both are fantastic!

Papercrafting Princess said...

What beautiful designed cards!

Janine said...

2 cute and lovely cards

Today's Beautiful Moments - Tracey Fehr said...

Antoinette, these are both fantastic cards. I love all the detailing you've put into them!

designsbysaenz said...

So pretty. Fabulous cards. I'd love to see one in my mailbox, that's for sure.

Gretha said...

A very lovely card, thanks for joining the Crafty Ribbons Challenge
x Gretha

Ginny Maxam said...

Hi Antoinette!
Both of your cards are beautiful and so detailed! so Cheery!
Have a great week!

Julie M said...

Aw, what sweet cards, Antoinette - love the little boy with his pinwheel.

Thanks for joining us on Sentimental Sundays this week.

Julie :o)

Peanut said...

Wow! So adorable! Fabulous card.
xxx Asha
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