Monday, June 21, 2010

SC # 38

Happy Monday, Stampers! I gave myself a little creative freedom on this sketch from Paperworks Co. this week. I substituted the orange (sorry Peggy!) circles instead on the top right corner and the orange flowers on the bottom left. I also add a triangle in the corner and punched it out with a corner punch. The sentiment comes with the robot. I inked only part of the sentiment at a time and used a stamp positioner to get it to line up correctly. I didn't have enough room on top for the whole saying and just wanted to break it up a bit to make it balanced. This was trickier than I expected because my black marker is a bit old and lost its pointy tip. I had many tries at making that right! I decided to experiment with the main image. I used Tim Holtz rock candy distress/crackle. I liked the texture it gave the robot as it kind of adds a metallic feel to the image. So, that's my tip for today. Go outside your comfort zone in either modifying a sketch to suit your needs or try a new technique or product. You might be surprised with what you create! I didn't have any one in mind when I made this card, but I am sure it will come handy some day.

Stamps: Buckley Tinheart

Paper: Basic Grey Lime Rickey

Copics: C3, 4; R27; B21,

accessories: flowers, circle stickers, Tim Holtz distress crackle paint rock candy, nesties, corner punch, stamp positioner


  1. Very cute distress crackle touch on the image, Karen! Lovely color scheme and fantastic design :o)

  2. Oh that is so cute! Great layout and colors and I like all the embellishments and extra touches.

  3. Cute, Karen...I don't mind the orange in this one, either! Nice layout also!!