Saturday, November 10, 2007

MFT Sketch Challenge #4

German Phrase of the Day: Ich werde dir einen Brief schreiben. = I am going to write you a letter. I don't know the last time I sat down and wrote out a letter the old fashioned way. Although...I did write in a few cards today...I suppose that's pretty close!

Sorry I'm so late today, I've come down with my husbands cold so I'm a little out of it! Here's a card I made a few nights ago for the MFT sketch challenge #4 over on Splitcoast. Have you checked out the member company forums yet? It's a great way to connect with all the others who love the same stamps as you! Of course, the love for Stampin' Up! is great, and always my first love in the stamping world, but I think my SU! stuff can be complemented with other stamp companies now. :-)

SO...I loved this sketch, and used my old Holiday Thyme paper for it. I stamped the tree first, then the presents, then I masked them all and stamped the rug. A little tedious cutting out the masks, but I'm happy with the results. I colored the balls in with my zig painty pen to give them some good gold glimmer, but all else is colored with ink pads and an aquapainter on shimmery white cardstock. Everything is of course sponged, and it was finished off with some true thyme stitched ribbon. Voila!

Ok...I'm going to bed now! Guten Nacht!!

Supplies: (all supplies are SU! unless otherwise noted)
Stamps: Home for the Holidays by MFT
CS: Shimmery White, True Thyme, Cranberry Crisp, Old Olive, Holiday Thyme DSP

Ink: Jet black stazon,
True Thyme, Cranberry Crisp, Old Olive, brocade blue
Acc: , sponge, aquapainter, slot punch, zip painty pen


PS I finally cleaned off my desk this morning though...finally some space to stamp in. If I"m feeling better tomorrow I'll play with my brand new just arrived today GinaK's!!! :-)


  1. Making all of the masks was well worth your time. :) Your card came out awesome. I love that you used the SU paper. Someone will be getting a very pretty Christmas card. :)


  2. Very pretty card!! I love that dp- seem to be using it a lot lately!! you're tree & masked images are so great Jana! Hope you feel better soon!

  3. wonderful card .... love how you used two different DP's for the background.

  4. I love your layout! Very nice!


I love reading your comments, thanks for leaving me some love!