Monday, 21 January 2013

Fetch A Sketch Challenge 42

It's time for a brand new challenge at Fetch A Sketch and here is the sketch for this fortnight:
And we are sponsored by the very generous Anice at Funky Hand!  To view the prize on offer to one lucky entrant, just pop over to Fetch A Sketch!

And here is my take on the sketch.  To be quite honest it wasn't supposed to look anything like this - the only constant was to use up scraps!  But I had an Eureka moment and dug out my Primitive Sizzix heart dies and the rest is history!  I've used an X Cut fancy die for the card shape and added brads and organza ribbon to hold it together.

There are two different sized heart and I've used papers from Colour Me Happy cd which after cutting the edges have been inked and then I doodled a faux stiched line around the edges (and on the card blank too).  

I cut 4 of the larger hearts and scored down the middle and stuck with silicone glue - you can do two layers at once and then glue all together once dry.  The smaller hearts have been added with silicone glue behind them too for a bit more depth.  A few half pearls and the card is done!

Hope you can join in with the sketch - for more details please see the challenge blog at Fetch A Sketch!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Crafting When We Can:  Strawberries and Cream (Red and White)
Card Makin' Mamas:  Clean and Simple

Papers:  Funky Hand - Colour Me Happy cd
Dies:  X Cut fancy die, Sizzix Primitive Hearts
Everything else:  My stash 


  1. Gorgeous card, love the dimension you have added.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  2. So the shape and the 3d heart! Lee-Ann :)

  3. What a wonderful card! So creative!! Thanks for joining us at Guylou's!

  4. oh i love how you interpreted the sketch - that 3d heart is fab.

    Lisa x

  5. Very elegant and striking card. I love the papers you've used. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

  6. Stnning card, those hearts are amazing.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafting When We Can.


  7. Great shaped card base and love the dimension you have introduced with the layered heart. Thanks for playing along at TG this week.
    Kat x

  8. I just love this card! CAS is one of my favorite genres and this is such a wonderful example! Thanks for sharing with us at Guylou's!

  9. Wow this is really a wonderful card! I really love the heart layers!!!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Crafting when we can. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

  10. What a fab card, clean and simple but says it all. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie DT

  11. Great faux stitching! This is a lovely CAS design! Thank you for sharing your card with us for the Card Makin' Mamas Challenge!


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