Monday, December 13, 2010

Sketch Spotlight #6

Good morning! I hope you had a terrific weekend! Time for another Sketch Spotlight Challenge to start the week! For today's card, I combined the teacup from "Mugs and Kisses" with the flowers from "Buds and Vases", isn't that sweet in the cup? These mugs are the same size and scale as the containers in the vase set, so have fun mixing and matching. (hey, you could even drink your tea from jar, Texas style!) All DP is from the DCWV Mariposa pack, butterfly is cut out from the print I used for paper piecing the cup. I used two Copics slightly darker than the DP to shade the sides. Flowers are stamepd on white CS and popped up. The little tag was created with the oval label image and happiness greeting from "Mugs and Kisses". Corner is a Fancy Punch and I also used an orange Pure Luxury Button (love the peachy, pearlized finish on this one!) and adhesive pearls to embellish it. I substituted the oval for a Labels Eight die cut from Ocean Mist, sponged with Tumbled Glass ink. Card base is Sweet Corn.

Here is the sketch, please use the tag STVSKSP6 when you upload your sample to the STV gallery. Be sure to check out Gina's video and samples from the our other illustrators using today's sketch! Hope you play along for a chance to win some free stamps!

Have a happy day! Thanks for visiting me!


  1. Melanie- What a gorgeous card. Love the paper you pieced on the mug, and the mug looks great filled with the flowers.

  2. What a pretty card Melanie! I would love a little bouquet like this in a pretty little cup. The print paper on the cup matches your background paper on your blog perfectly. Oh, and we drink tea from jars here in California too!

  3. Beautiful card! Love the designer paper. Paper Piecing is one of my fav techniques! Have a great week!

  4. now that is too fun! Nice job Mel!

  5. Gorgeous card. I love how you combined the sets.


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