Tuesday 1 October 2013

Atlantic Hearts warms things up...Sketch #23

Good Morning--it's October!
We are enjoying a couple of beautiful weeks of Indian summer, here in the Nation's capital.
However, this week's sketch at Atlantic Hearts Sketch challenge, made me think of bundling up!
Maybe it was the poinsettia in the middle...
Anyway, I went with the wintry theme, creating a snowy background with the Swiss dots embossing folder, sanding the raised dots, then painting the bottom of the panel with white pigment ink, for a snow-drift effect.
I chose to interpret the fish-tail banner as a scarf, using the new Ruby Chevron ribbon from CTMH.

 The sentiment comes from Very Merry Christmas, a retired CTMH set. I stamped it on patterned paper, matted with Ruby, then tucked it into a Lacy Rectangle Frame from Paper Wishes.

The wonderful grey felt rose comes from the Frosted Assortment-CTMH. It is mounted on a die-cut snow-flake from My Favorite Things.
Off you go to the Atlantic Hearts blog, where you can see more inspiration using this super sketch, from the design team. You have until Sunday night to create something of your own to share with us. 
Hope you play along!

Happy crafting,

CTMH Supplies Used:
White Daisy, Slate, Ruby and Desert Sand card stock
Frosted patterned paper
Ruby Chevron ribbon
Very Merry Christmas stamp set: S1210
Desert Sand dye ink; White Daisy pigment ink
Frosted Assortment (rolled felt flower)
Other Supplies:
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Paper Wishes Lacy Rectangle Frames dies
My Favorite Things snowflake Die-namic


  1. Oh love the sketch and how you were inspired...love your ribbon treatment!

  2. Great take on the ribbon Caroline - I love how it works as a scarf... it makes for a very cozy card!

  3. Great card, love the scarf, and the swiss dots sanded to show the white core, just fabulous.

  4. Awesome card Caroline! Love the ribbon and felt rose!

  5. Beautiful...two of my favorite colors. Could you tell me how you tied your ribbon? I am ribbon challenged, LOL, and try and pick up as many hints as I can.


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