Sketch-on-Saturday SOS32 – thank you card

Hi there
Hope you are ok and set for a good weekend (phew, I am ready for mine! How can just four days back to work after the hols really be so tiring??!)

Anyhoo, I have managed to finish off the last of my Christmas thank you cards this morning with the help of a sketch I came up with last night.

sketch card idea SOS32In fact, I ended up rotating the sketch to better suit the proportions of the flower stamp I wanted to use…

sketch card idea SOS32 Hero Arts stamping magnoliaSomething bright and cheery ;)
The paper is from a stack by First Edition Paper ‘Hideaway’ and has luscious glitter accents. I couldn’t resist tracking down a couple of pads by this manufacturer when I first saw them a few months ago. Lots of glittered sheets, tons of great patterns and the pad must be 2 or 3 times the thickness of other 6x6pads, jam-packed with good quality papers. I was really impressed but just haven’t had chance to use it yet, thanks to the festive crafting that made me put this one on hold!!

Anyway, the stamp is a cling by Hero Arts ‘Outline Magnolia’ (CG193) which I coloured and blended with my watercolour pencils. Popped up on foam pads.
sketch card idea SOS32 Hero Arts stamping magnoliaIsn’t it a beauty? I *love* it!

And I die cut a cute tab (My Favourite Things ‘Bracket Tab’) which I picked up from Dies to Die For here in the UK – great supplier for MFT!), stamping the greeting from a clear set by WOW ‘Gratitude’ (STAMPSET2).
I accented it with my pencils too:

sketch thank you card SOS32 stamping WOW
That’s all for now then folks – thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comments of course ;)
Let me know if you play along with my sketch… I’d love to see!
Hugs, Rx

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  • http://cateredcrop.com Linda McClain

    Ruth, I’m so glad you said hi over at Catered Crop. It gave me the excuse to come over and look around a bit. I love, love your site. It’s so fun and so current. Your projects are adorable. Yes, I’m diggin’ all the Chevrons!

  • Jean Martin

    What a beautiful card! That flower is just gorgeous! I love that you posted your pile of sketches too! How cute is that! Now I want to make one too! :)