Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge # 207

For this week's sketch from AHSC,  I was trying to go "outside the box" again and I am mostly happy with the results.  The Artfully Sent Cricut Collection (retired) has lots of cards that have cutout sections and I thought to try that with this card but ended up cutting the cutout section out and mounting it on Sorbet cardstock which I heavily sanded to bring out the white core of the paper.  I then decided to mount all of that onto a Kraft Paper card base.  Following the sketch, my card than needed flowers and a sentiment...

The flowers are from the new Cricut Flower Market Collection and I used Sorbet, Canary, Glacier, Sea Glass, and New England Ivy Cardstocks cut out at 2 and 2.5 to create these clusters.  The Happy Easter sentiment is from March's SOTM and I stamped it onto one of the pattern papers from Hello Lovely.  To add a bit of sparkle and draw attention to the cutouts that are in the Hello Lovely Floral paper, I painted the leaves with the Clear Shimmer Brush and the flowers with the Gold Shimmer Brush.  I then added a simple bow using the White & Gold Twine.

A bit of a busy card but I think the Great Grandmother that I made it for will love it. Thank you for stopping by, I truly appreciate your comments and I hope I have inspired you to come play along with us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

And because this card is so "SPRING" I am also going to submit it to the Heart 2 Heart Challenge - April Showers.

Happy Easter and Happy Crafting!


Comments

  1. Beautiful card Candra and love the cut out card, distressing and embellishments..you say busy, I say a well blending with all the embellishments. I'm glad you shared this card with Heart2Heart this week, and hope that you join some of the other challenges and become an addict at H2H.

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  2. This is such a beautiful floral card- you can never have too many flowers! Thanks for joining us at H2H challenges.

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  3. Beautiful card!! Thank you for playing at H2H! ~ Jen DT

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  4. Very pretty card, I love the flowers around the border of the oval. So pretty. Hello Lovely is a great paper for flowers! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges!

    Brandi R
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca
    DT Member – H2H Challenges

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