Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sweet Sunday Coffee

It's time for this week's Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge, SSSC167.

I adore this sketch with the fabulous circle element and the vertical flag. I definitely think I'll be reaching for this sketch over and over.


I used the new Clearly Sentimental about Coffee set from My Favorite Things, paired with patterned papers from the Echo Park Sweet Day collection. I'm loving the fresh shades and colours in this pack! I stamped the sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black and added a piece of patterned paper before cutting it out with the Circle 1 STAX Die-namics. I used the Circle 2 STAX Die-namics to cut out the Steel Grey layer then stitched them together. I used the Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics to cut out the burlap flag and the Small Scallop Border Die-namics was perfect for the horizontal accent. I love how the papers pop on the Orange Fizz background.

The flower was cut out using the new Flower Medley Die-namics and I topped it with an Orange Fizz button tied with Hemp Cord.

I hope you'll play along with this week's sketch and link your creation on Karen's blog. Now it's time to hop around and see what the rest of the Sweet Sunday Stampers created.
Dana White
Dawn Easton
Jackie Pedro (she's off this week)
Lauren Bergold <----- superstar guest designer
Lori Tecler
Lynn Put
Melissa Hubert
Sarah-Jane Kalé
Tracy Clemente
Vicki Burdick
and Karen Giron

Here are the Die-namics I used:


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Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

16 comments:

Lisa Lynn said...

Love all the stitching and what a great sentiment.

Dana White said...

You know I love this sentiment! The new flower die is awesome.

Kim O'Connell said...

Love that sentiment! Such a fun card! I am a sucker for polka dots!

Dawn Easton said...

oh this is awesome! GREAT paper choices too! That flower rocks!!! Looking forward to the new release so I can order it....hehe!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so darn cute, love the dp and the great design and you have given me another way to use my burlap! love that.

lauren bergold said...

absolutely ♥LOVE♥ this gorgeous card; it's all-round spectacular, but the burlap, especially rocks my world♥!!!

Denise Marzec said...

Love the bright orange paper and that burlap in the background!

Tracy said...

Love how you make all of your cards POP, Karen! This sketch is perfect for a sentiment as the focal point. Love, love, love the touch of burlap. :)

Karen Giron said...

Beautiful! I LOVE the flower you added the pop of orange is brilliant! So cute!

Vicki B. said...

So sweet Karen, Love that burlap and the colors are awesome!!!

Wendy said...

Super cute honey! I love the image in the circle with pattern paper!

wendy said...

great card, super bright and fun flower

Leslie said...

Love the bright colours and that new flower die is lovely! Is that the burlap you bought and I didn't?! Sheesh, I knew I should have got some if you were getting some!! :)

Lori said...

Fabulous! Love the mix of colors and patterns along with the texture from the burlap.

Lynn Put said...

This is such an awesome card Karen! Love the bright colors, fun patterns and burlap banner!

Shannon White said...

Aww, LOVE this sentiment! So true! 8-) and the Pretty flower and dp's are just perfect Lady! Love this! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon