Thursday, March 4, 2010

Sketch Challenge

How is your week going along? Mine is going. Expecting to have a fun day with youngest dd who turns 37. I can't believe my baby is that age. I so clearly remember when I was. I'm amazed at how time flies. We'll have lunch out and shop a little. Then, she is going to do something different with my hair. I think I need a change, but don't know what. It could be as simple as coloring it. We'll see. But don't expect my profile pic to be updated. I had a heck of a time getting it there in the first place.
So, this card is for Just My Sketches  challenge here http://jms-songs.blogspot.com/2010/02/songs-mar-1.html . It's unique in that we were to incorporate a song that we picked from among three the blogger gave us. I chose "Amazed" by Lonestar and the sentiment is the last line of the first stanza in the song.  I hope I have done the challenge justice. I don't often try them. I'm too old for all that pressure. So all you SU gals, remember this SU stamp from Seaside Sketches? How I love(d) that set. I had to "journal" the words at the bottom and my handwriting is horrid (age once again), but the "AMAZED," I was able to stamp with my JustRite stamp font letters. I would love to have more of these, but ya' can't have everything ya' wants, so I resisted getting more. The base is just WAMA's Pacific cs, the mats...green, who knows; and SU saffron. The ds is from a big box of K & Company. I distressed a bit, added 3 strips of thin navy blue ribbom and some of those raindrop embellies. Also, used my SU corner punch. The coloring is my attempt with Copics....HL has increased their price by $.50 each. I may be going on-line to increase my stock.
I hope you all have a great winding down sort of week.
Hugs & Blessings,
Erica
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6 comments:

Scrapaddict said...

This is beautiful! Thanks for play at Just My Sketches, hope to see you again!

Janine said...

Lovely card Erica!! Have a great weekend.

Deb Neerman said...

A simply fabulous take on the challenge!! I LOVE that wonderful stamp ... and you've colored it beautifully!

Have an extra-special-wonderful day with the DD!!

Deanne Burton said...

A beautiful card!!! Thanks for playing along with JMS!!!

Melisa Waldorf said...

This is gorgeous!! Just perfect for the theme and sketch! Thanks so much for playing along with JMS this week!

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Lovely card dear.