Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Red Canvas


This next card features For the Love of Grids as a focal point. I stamped it repeatedly in the same color (red!) to create a great base for my sentiment. The layout is based on Limelight's Sketch Challenge. Come play along with the sketch and be sure to use the color red! Links to the other sketch gal's takes are right on Mandy's blog and then link your entries on Mandy's blog by Monday for a chance to win a White Liquid Applique Pen and an Odd Bird Planet Me & You stamp!

***Remember, there are some great closing deals at the Limelight Papercrafts Store!***

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: Kraft (PTI), (White) Georgia Pacific
Stamps: (For the Love of Grids, Another Year) Practicing Creativity Designs
Ink: (Ruby Red Pigment) SU, (Onyx Black) Versafine
Embellishments: (Brad) SU, (Black Ribbon) RibbonX
Tools: (Labels Eight Nestabilties) Spellbinders, (White Gel Pen) Signo, (Corner Chomper) WR Memory Keepers

26 comments:

  1. Love your take on the sketch!!

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  2. It looks very cool stamped repeatedly- and makes this sketch have some real POP! :)

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  3. Wow! What an eye-catching card! Love that pop of color! :)

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  4. Awesome effect from the repeated stamping. It really does look like canvas. And that button rocks.

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  5. love your fab take on the sketch. Brilliant use of colour combo :D

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  6. The red makes this card pop of the page! Love the simplicity of the sketch!

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  7. What a great take on the sketch!

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  8. great take on the sketch. Love the ribbon behind the sentiment.

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  9. this would be a great guy card-love your bkgd stamping!

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  10. I LOVE this card. I think I might have to try that sketch. :-)

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  11. That background you stamped is amazing! You always have the most innovative ideas for using simple stamps. Fantastic use of this sketch too, I love it!

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  12. I love this card Karen - that ribbon makes me think of film and I love the pop from the black - simple and fantastic!
    Digging that sketch - think I might need to play along!

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  13. Love this.... Anxious to see more of the grid patterns!

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  14. Gorgeous card. I just love that grid.

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  15. LOVE your fabby take on the sketch!

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  16. So awesome. Love your use of the grid and your take on the sketch.

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  17. Love the canvas you created with For the Love of Grids and how you accented it with the white border, the silver brad, and the ribbon tab! Really cool sketch too!!

    Congrats on making Top 3 over at the Lawnscaping Challenge too!!! You rock, girlie!!!

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  18. love the beautiful red you used. love that background. super card!

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  19. That stamp is amazing! I can't wait to see the rest of the set.

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  20. I love how you used the red here! :)

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  21. oh wow! now that is simple, and dramatic, and elegant, and...just sort of ♥PERFECT♥ really, isn't it?! (love this!) :)

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  22. I love the stamped background! awesome canvas look:-) I will definitely be trying to recreate that look.. he he

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  23. what an awesome red background that turned out to be! and love the simplicity of your card.

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  24. What a great take on the sketch! So simple, yet it really has impact!

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