Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #350

Hi there!  Happy Tuesday.  Thank you for stopping by.  The sketch is up at Tuesday Morning Sketches and I think it's a lot of fun.  Open to lots of embellishing or keeping it clean and simple.

Our sponsor this week is Digital Delights by Louby Loo and I am featuring one of my favorite images, Hanging Birdhouses.


So I am a huge fan of Jennifer McGuire and Julie Ebersole - I mean, who isn't?  They are amazing designers and I learn a lot from them.  I've been watching videos... well, I watch videos every night.  I love them!  They are my night ritual.... jammies, plump my pillows, grab my Kindle and log onto You Tube.  Anyway, Jennifer McGuire has created a few videos for in-laid dies.  I don't have a lot of dies - shapes mostly, to do such a technique, so I played around with my Silhouette in an attempt do do the same.  When I perfect this method, I'll share how I did it.  Or who knows, maybe there's a You Tube video I've not seen yet.  Also, she die cuts sentiments from fun foam, so I got this stamp/die set from Hero Arts and used the die to cut the sentiment.  I love the dimension!

Well, so that's my card... I hope you like it.  Be sure to stop by the TMS blog to play along and please visit my design team.  They really deserve your love.

5 Encouraging Thoughts:

Daffodil Cards said...

Fabulous image, Great card, love the dies.

Kris B said...

Wonderful card! I love how the die is positioned behind the branch so it looks like the branch is extending past the image panel! I love Jennifer McGuire's video's also!

Lee aka Violent Kittie said...

Fun foam? I would never have thought to cut that with my Sizzix Big Kick! This way we would't need any more Thickers. Lovely card!

Patti said...

LOL Melissa, I do the SAME thing many evenings!! I love watching those two and Kristina Werner and others too. I love the way you extended the branch with your die cut and I'm grateful for the remainder about the fun foam - how inspiring!!

Debbie said...

I love this card, Melissa!! Pretty image, and the inlaid flourish is awesome! I've seen this technique lots and need to try it.

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