Friday, April 13, 2012

Card Patterns Sketch 160

I just got this sentiment stamp from Inky Antics, and I just love the quote.  I don't know if you can see in the picture above, but when I watercolored my stamp direct to stamp from marker, I spritzed it with Ranger Perfect Pearl mist before stamping.  Also, this is a second generation stamped image, so the colors are quite muted.  The stamp image is called "Efflorescence" from Penny Black.  I think it is a lovely image and I have spent quite some time coloring it with watercolor markers.  Yes, I still use my Tombow watercolor markers.  I love them!  I tried out three or four different stamp images for this card, and I think this one works the best with the flowers, which are required for the sketch.  Here is this week's actual sketch from Card Patterns:

I turned the sketch to be landscape format, to suit the format of my stamped image.  That made it a little problematic for my sentiment, which I had first chosen to be on this card!  I hope you find it pleasing how I worked out all the elements.  Thanks for looking!


  1. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us this week at Card Patterns!

  2. Beautiful card Jane. Love the colors.

  3. Love this card! Thanks for visiting my blog for the DeNami hop!