Tuesday 10 December 2013

Atlantic Hearts Sketch #33--Lookin' Good!

 Good morning, crafty friends!
Don't you just love a sketch, when you need a card in a hurry? 
This new one from Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge saved my bacon.
I needed a quick birthday card for my dapper brother-in-law.
Some retired CTMH paper, a border punch & a couple of dies, the great Puns of Praise stamp set, and I was all set.
Here's another view:
I love colouring outline stamps with alcohol markers! So easy to achieve shading and dimension. I added Liquid Glass to the lens of the magnifying glass to make it look glassy.
I used the new M-size stamp Heartfelt Birthday Wish on the inside and shaded it to match the magnifying glass.

Head on over to Atlantic Hearts to grab the sketch.
Design team interpretations are posted on Wednesday; you have until midnight Sunday to link up your take on this week's sketch. Can't wait to see how you use it!
Happy crafting,

Cardstock: CTMH Cruisin' (retired); White Daisy. Black textured cardstock from Wausau Paper.
Martha Stewart border punch
The Twinery: Ocean baker's twine
Puns of Praise stamp set:
Heartfelt Birthday Wishes stamp set: M1033
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Copic Markers
Nestabilities: circle dies
Simon Says Stamp: tilted border dies


  1. Love this one Caroline. Simple, elegant and fun all in one!!

  2. This is a great card. I love that it is versatile enough in that it could work for teens and grown-ups--men and women. Thank you for the dose of inspiration! :-) -B

  3. Rockin' out this sketch for sure......love the colors and versatility. Great job!

  4. This is so fun, Caroline! I love how you shaded the magnifying glass. Great masculine card!

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