Today I am super excited to share with you that I am now part of the Fancy Friday Blog Hop! (insert squeal here). For those of you that may not be familiar with Fancy Friday it is a blog hop made up of past or current Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team members. To say that this hop is full of amazingly creative geniuses would be an understatement and I was in shock and humbled when Cindy Schuster asked if I would like to join. So welcome to this month's hop and hope you enjoy all of the inspiration along the way.
This month we worked with a sketch design by the fancy Jennifer Timko
I love working with sketches, they are always such a great creative jumping off point. Sometimes my finished project looks alot like the original sketch and other times not so much,lol. I think this time I stuck to it pretty closely while still adding my own twist.
When creating a card I usually start with choosing my colour scheme first. This particular pattern of DSP from the Quilted Christmas pack caught my eye immediately, I just love the mix of traditional and nontraditional colours. And would you believe I have yet to create any Christmas cards this year?! I know, I know I need to get on it! For the main image I watercoloured with my SU! inks ink Blushing Bride, Lemon Lime Twist and Pool Party. I first stamped my sentiment then I lightly washed the colours across the piece of Shimmer White using an Aqua Painter. I kept the card pretty clean and simple and layered a piece of a doily to reflect the scallop edge in the sketch.
Next on the hop is the incredibly talented Holly Stene