Silhouette Hope

Hi everyone! I've been busy working on tax stuff (yuck!) the past few days, so haven't had much time in the studio. Today I was able to finish up a card I've been working on in 5 minute increments throughout the week! It uses the sketch Kimmie posted for her contest last week. Of course, I missed the contest deadline (which was Monday), but I just loved the sketch.

My color inspiration came from this Sassafrass Lass Indian Summer paper. I've been meaning to use the Stem Silhouettes stamp set I borrowed from Lila before Christmas, and just haven't had the time, so I figured I better bust out a card so I can return it to her. I started by stamping the flower in Versafine Smoky Gray ink on Classic Cream cardstock. Next I colored each of the blossoms with a red Spica Glitter pen and then outlined the entire stamp image with a light grey Tombow marker. I finished with a few little dots with my glitter pen in opposite corners and matted on Sahara Sand. The sentiment is made with the Wonderful Wishes Remixed set. I stamped the wishing you sentiment in Versafine Smoky Gray and the Hope word in Versafine Crimson Red ink. All layers are matted on Sahara sand and the card base measures 5.5" x 5.5" square. The ribbon is Chocolate Taffeta (love this stuff!) from SU!.

Okay, that's it for today, peeps. If you haven't been checking out the Verve Blog this week, you should head on over to see the fabulous projects our Guest Designers made with the new sets!

11 comments

  1. Woohoo! Look at you go!! That's beautiful and I'm so glad you liked my sketch!!! Hope you play along with the next one....whenever I get to it! Hehe!

    The card is stunning as usualy Julee and I LOVE the dp!! Great job, girl!

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  2. This is beautiful Julee. Very
    classic and commanding. Love the
    paper.

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  3. OK, you've really given me HOPE this time.....I can't get back into stamping cuz I only have 5 minutes in between new baby and KIDS!! If you can do THIS in 5 minute increments, maybe I CAN accomplish something w/ just little bits of time here and there!!!
    Thanks for the inspiration!!!
    shirley

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  4. Julee - this is stunning!!! I love the color, design and pattern paper. I too, have a set I need to bust out, use and then return to you!!! Perhaps a play date is in order? Monday afternoon? give me a call...

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  5. I love this card! LOVE the colors..gorgeous!

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  6. Beautiful card, Julee. That paper is gorgeous! It's so YOU.

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  7. This is so pretty. I love the colors and class. You make such downright PRETTY cards.

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