Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Glitter Friend Card

With some extra time on my hands today, I decided to create a card for the challenge at Tuesday Morning Sketches. It has been a LONG time since I have submitted a card to this challenge but I do follow their sketches each week. 

Colouring flowers red is always a challenge because they often end up looking like they belong on Christmas cards... I wanted to do something that wouldn't be like that so that was my challenge to myself as I worked on this card. I chose a background that was glittery but not a Christmas pattern. I had a hard time deciding on the flourishes - nothing seemed to work (either too big or too small). I really didn't want to resort to my Cricut but it ended up being the best option. The paper between the front and the cardstock base is vellum. I did cut the front piece with a stitched die but it is very hard to see in the photograph. 

I am not an expert in colouring by any means - I am a mere beginner and am self-taught. Anything I have learned has been from the few videos I have watched. I really need a lot of help in this area :) 

Check out the glitter on the background piece of this card! It's hard to see in the large photograph. 

Here is the sketch on which I based my card for this challenge. 

Products used are Close To My Heart unless otherwise indicated:

Paper: White Daisy Cardstock, Peacock Cardstock, Vellum, Silver Foil Paper, Blue/Green Glitter Paper (unknown)
Stamps: Wild Rose (Pretty Pink Posh), Beautiful Friendship (ret.)
Inks: Black Pigment Ink, Versamark
Accessories: Art Philosophy Cartridge (ret.), Clear Sparkles, White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Wild Rose Dies (Pretty Pink Posh), ShinHan Markers, Rectangle Stitched Dies (GMD)



  1. The glittered burlap background looks fantastic on your card! The red flowers turned out great too! You nailed the sketch perfectly with this creation and thanks for playing along with the Tuesday Morning Sketch challenge!

  2. Beautiful card!! Your coloring is great!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches
    Debbie ~ TMS DT
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

  3. This is so cute with the glittery background and bright red flowers. Love it!!

  4. Your card is very pretty - that background is very cool! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.


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