Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Happy day

I haven't made a card first thing in the morning for a long time, but that's what I did today.  I had been playing around with ideas for Feeling Sketchy #60 and decided to give it a try. 

My original intent was to die cut the butterfly out of the circle and use both the negative and positive in the design, but I couldn't figure out how to make it look good. I know I've seen other people do it, so I'll have to study some pictures and figure out what they are doing that I'm not.

The papers are all from a Cosmos Cricket set, and the stylized flowers go with my stylized butterfly die.  The ribbon is a little sparklier than I first realized, but I'm going to claim that makes the card fun.. I also used some diliberately wonky sewing around the blue panel.  I was going to do a second row and weave the two, but the bobbin starting catching and I didn't have time to try to fix it (again - it's an ongoing issue).


  1. What a beautiful card. Nicely done......
    Thank you for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

  2. Such a sweet pretty card and great use of the sketch Sandy.
    Thanks for joining us @ Feeling Sketchy this week :)

  3. What beautiful Cosmo Cricket paper you have chosen Sandy, to make this delightful card, it will brighten anyones day! Thanks for playing along at Feeling Sketchy.

  4. Lovely card Sandy. Thank you for joining us at Feeling Sketchy

  5. Love the papers you have chosen. Thanks for playing at Feeling Sketchy xo

  6. I often start the day by making a card.This one looks wonderful.Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.


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