Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tuesday Morning Sketches #589

 Hello! Thank you for stopping by.  I do appreciate your visit.  The re-visited sketch is up at Tuesday Morning Sketches and this week's pick is by Debbi, she chose Andrea's tall and skinny card sketch.

I'm still not a big fan of this style card, but I have to say that this one came together so easily so maybe I'm finally grasping the concept.  I made two cards with this sketch.  Both cards feature items of the Simon Says Stamp January kit.  The stamp set is called Snowflake Season.  For this first card I also used card stock that came in the kit.  Let me tell you, I am not a fan of this shade of pink, I don't do very well with brights but when I finished this card, I was a little impressed with myself.

I did a pretty decent job!  First I did some tone on tone stamping with the snowflakes from the stamp set.  I then added a panel of the decorative paper that came in the kit.  I then used another panel of the same card stock as the base that I embossed with the snowflakes embossing folder that came in the kit.  This is a thicker profile embossing folder.  In order for it go through my Big Shot, I had to take down to just the base plate (removing both tabs) and just one cutting pad.  You can't tell in these photos, but I did add some shimmer to the die cut snowflake using my Nuvo Aqua Shimmer pen.

The second card I made is a standard A2 size card.  This time I used some purple card stock that I have in my stash and a different piece of patterned pattern that was also included in the kit.

I love how these cards turned out and I know you may be thinking pink and purple snowflakes.  Well I guess pink and purple is as real as snowflakes in Florida!  

I do hope to see you over at the TMS blog.  Come on by, leave some love for the team and join in on the fun.  See you there!

6 Encouraging Thoughts:

Margreet said...

So good that you went out of your comfortzone, Melissa. Love the first card very much.
Number 2 is also beautiful.
xxx Margreet

Patti said...

Hahaha ya I love that rational about pink & purple snowflakes in Florida!! These are both so pretty and I have always love pink snowflakes and now I love purple ones too!!

Andrea W said...

So cheerful and bright! Your cards are sure to brighten the winter blues away.

Debbie said...

These are both great!
Look at you... making your non-favorite styles and colors rock!!

Debi said...

Beautiful cards. I can't quite wrap my head around using an aqua shimmer pen on the pink snowflake. It's certainly very pretty.

Freubelmina said...

I like both cards Melissa also the used colors are great!
Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog.
Hugs Wilma xx

Post a Comment

Thank you for visiting my blog - I love hearing from you!