Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Pops of Red


Welcome to Skipping Stones Design's Sketch Challenge #110. There's a fantastic blog hop going on today in honor of the release of Grunge Two, so you should have arrived from Pamela's blog, you are in the right place!  


Grunge Two is another fabulous set that is a must have, especially if you have trouble with masculine cards. However, the set isn't restricted to those guys, you can use some sweet colors like yellow, red and pink to create a project that has a touch of femininity to it as well! 
There is some great inspiration along the way! Stop by the following design team and guest designer's blogs to see more of this new set in action. Skipping Stones Design has the complete listing and challenge rules as well if you get lost or need to find out more about the prize up for grabs this week!


Your next stop is Katie's blog!

60 comments:

  1. Love this, Karen! You created a fabulous background and I love that red bird!

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  2. You are amazing! This is absolutely gorgeous!

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  3. Beautiful card Karen, I love how you made it a bit feminine too!

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  4. Love that pop of red, pretty card!

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  5. ohhh I am lovin this...that red really does add the pop!
    hugs
    Brenda

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  6. Great card with that pop of red! Loving the zigzag stamp!

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  7. I adore that you used the chevrons vertically instead of horizontally. That bird is divine! Love this so.very.much!

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  8. Kraft cards are some of my favorites! I love how simple and sweet this card is. Thanks!

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  9. Ack--I love this design! Love that pop of red over the yellow chevron stripes! I never would put these colours together--but you've made them work SO well!

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  10. loving everything about this card.

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  11. I like the rustic feel of this card Karen. I like the chevrons and the splotchy background - I am so excited for Grunge 2 to come out! YAAY! New SSD!
    ~Meredith

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  12. loving the background you created with that zigzag stamp! Fabulous card, Karen!!!

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  13. cute Karen. Love how the red just pops..

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  14. YAAY! What a nice surprise - new SSD! And a companion set for Grunge Vol. 1 that I already love too! AWESOME! I really like the splotchy background and the chevron strips. Great Hop by your designers - did you see Stephanie's silver embossing? Showed how elegant this set can be too. Thanks for the chance to win!
    ~Meredith

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  15. Great take on the sketch, love your card!! Like your papers you created with the stamps!

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  16. I really just want to be like you when I grow up. The colors and the layout are just fab.

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  17. Great card. And I love the colors!

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  18. Stunning, Karen! I was stumped by this sketch but you rocked it.

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  19. Gorgeous! I love the chevron and pop of red.

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  20. Love that POP of red combined with the yellow!!! Love it!

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  21. Feminine grunge - I likey! :)
    Those chevrons stamped in that orientation look fabby!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  22. I do LOVE you CAS style Karen! Great pop of red on this pretty card ;)

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  23. Yeah, this is just awesome in every way! You rock Karen!

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  24. I love the pops of red in this! That bird is adorable and I always love seeing buttons on a card

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  25. LOVE this Karen! The pops of red are gorgeous :)

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  26. The pops of red are beautiful against the chevron stripes! Thinking I might need this grunge set to go along with my PTI one :)

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  27. WOW! Simply stunning!!! Great Job!!!

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  28. You would never guess these stamps are from a grunge set by the way you've used them!! Beautiful colours and the pop of red is so vibrant :)
    Jenny x

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  29. so sweet! i love the bkgd and the little bit wonky sentiment, karen:)

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  30. Oh, what a wonderful clean card!!!! That bird is a favorite ;)

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  31. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card Karen :)

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  32. Karen great card with the yellow and red! I never would of thought to use the red ink for the bird and it looks so fab!

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  33. Wow! Really eye-catching! Love the pops of red! :)

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  34. Really fabulous, Karen! I love how you turned the chevron background sideways and layered that fantastic red bird on top.

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  35. Beautiful card! I love it!! :)

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  36. LOVE this Karen! It is a perfect card!!

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  37. Gorgeous card Karen!
    I Love everything about it fromt he design to the palette and the chubby bird ;-)

    THanks for sharing ~

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  38. Beautiful card, Karen! Love the Chevron background!

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  39. Your card is awesome, Karen! I love the color combo. ;)

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  40. This card is great! I love the bird!

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  41. I always admire your cards with birds....you have a great eye with design and color! Fab job!

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  42. Fabulous card, love the texture you've added to the kraft.

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  43. Wow Karen! The pop of red and the chevron stripes are so fabulous! I love it!

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  44. Fabulous! Love how that gorgeous red bird pops off the yellow patterned panel. :)

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  45. GREAT color combo! I love that chevron background and that beautiful red bird! FAB!

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  46. I love the colors combined with the neutral of the kraft.

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  47. Love what you did with this card! That red bird really pops :)

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  48. Great use of the sketch- love the pattern, colors & the red is fab... Love.

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  49. Great clean and simple card! Good job.

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