Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Sweet Sketch Wednesday #52

Good Morning!  Happy Wednesday!  I am bit late with this post.  I honestly thought I had set this auto-post.  I had a wonderful weekend in Michigan with my cousin.  I got to meet his children, they are wonderful!  I spent some time on couple of beaches and explored an amazing Garden with gorgeous sculptures.

But let's get on with this week's challenge over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.  Here's the fabulous sketch Arlana has for us this week....

Our sponsor this week is Digi Doodle Shop and the prize is 3 digi stamps to the randomly drawn winner!  So here's what I did with the sketch.  (Note:  The website is experiencing some technical difficulties - keep checking.)

I used Old Water Pump for my card and boy is this out of my comfort zone.  I don't usually do vintage images.  The sentiment is computer generated, a verse from the Bible that I thought was very appropriate to the image.

Card Stock:  Neenah Milled Ivory, Black
Paper:  Making Memories Just Chillin' paper stack
Copics:  BV00, BV02, C8, C10, E53, E57, W-3, YG95, B95, E29, G99
Tools:  Cuttlebug, Distressed Stripes CB folder
Embellishments:  Pearl, Prima flower

I hope you like my card.  Head on over to the SSW blog to find out how to join the fun and see what the rest of the team.  Wonderful eye-candy!!  Thanks for stopping by.

11 Encouraging Thoughts:

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Good morning Melissa! This is a real beauty! I love the browns you chose. Your wonderful image really pops lovely!!!

Deanne :)

mulberry station said...

Hi melissa, I sure love the Water pump. Your colors are just perfect! Beautiful work!

Angela said...

Lovely; beautiful sketch too!

sweetbloominscraps said...

Melissa, I love your water pump image. Your brown papers just make it pop and I love the blue bands and flowers! That verser from Proverbs is perfect with your image!

Stacy Morgan said...

So warm and pretty! I like this image, makes a great card.

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [02 Jun 02:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Jeannie said...

The purple irises really pop out on this beautiful card! Great job!

Peace & Luv,

Arlana 11426 said...

Hello Melissa, You are so busy. I love the image that you used such a fun farmy feel. The colors are just so perfect. Hope all is weel with you . Have a sweet day!!!! Arlana

Judy said...

Hi Melissa,

You couldn't tell by me that this is out of your comfort zone. The card is fabulous, and the scripture IS perfect for it. I love the way you put black around the stamp. It really brings it forward. It's just been a total joy sponsoring SSW, and I look forward to many returns. Thank you for the fabulous job.


Stacy said...

Beautiful card! I love your iris! Wonderful coloring!

JR Creations said...

Great card as always Melissa, fab colouring, really like that image.

Jenny T.

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