Get Creative Sketch Challenge 20th June

Two posts in one day well that’s a first for me !!! two posts in one week is rare enough ! Anyone visiting for the Addicted to Stamps blog launch please see my previous post. Due to circumstances beyond my control this couldn’t be avoided so if your email dinged a second time and you saw my name well not it’s not a mistake.

As it’s the 20th of the month its time for our card sketch challenge over at Get Creative and we were given this fun one to work with come and see

It’s to be used purely as inspiration, flip it rotate it, use it as you will as long as we can recognise the sketch bearing that in mind come and see me interpretation !

Lately I’ve been trying my hand at art journalling and having loads of fun getting inky and messy , although the feedback I got from hubby was just a raised eyebrow and no comment whatsoever , I think I heard something along the line of dogs dinner being muttered under his breath but I can’t be too sure. Having said that my two mutts are very well fed so I’m taking it as a compliment !! Anyway back to the art journalling as I said I have been having great fun with Dylusions inks masks and what not ,so I got  the idea to cut up a piece of  one of my masks and use it as the central piece of my card. The poor thing has been sprayed, gessoed, Pan Pasteled all over and with in an inch of its life ! I used my Cameo to make the mask and the scissors I used Pan Pastels to colour them and then added a couple of layers of Utee, what you’ve never seen pink scissors before …… I also covered my white card stock in pink Pan Pastels as it gives such a pretty tint to the paper. It seems that these pastels are all the rage or all the go if you come from Liverpool  ! I’m really loving using them and finding them better than ink and a little goes a long way which can’t be bad . The gorgeous crocheted flower I bought from Get Creative Embellishments who are also by chance our sponsor for the month. They are so pretty and beautifully made each one so different as you will see on my second card

Similar to the first card but here I stenciled directly onto the card and then placed the stencil on top but offset it a little . I only glued it in a few places as I wanted to give the impression that it was falling off, well that’s my excuse anyway. Another beautiful flower from Get Creative embellishments and for those of you like me who suffer from bloggers blindness here’s a little close up

As I said before Get Creative embellishments are our sponsor for this month and this is a little taster of what you could win aren’t they gorgeous

Why not pop over to Get Creative to see the beautiful inspirational pieces by the other members of the DT and why not have a peep at some of our other challenges that are currently running, you have until the 29th of the month to upload your entries.

Right think I need a lie down, two posts in one day has worn me out hope I didn’t tire you all and if your emails start dinging again it’s not me I promise !!!

Take care


26 thoughts on “Get Creative Sketch Challenge 20th June

  1. What? A lie down? I was expecting a third post! These cards are amazing – I love those pink ‘create’ scissors and the crocheted flowers are just gorgeous. Vicky x

  2. Hello
    Well those scissors, what can I say but so fabulous and also so creative.
    Then that gorgeous embellishment of the crochet flower. Brilliant summery colours…. wonderful cards.

  3. Oooo, LOVE these! Such an amazing take on the sketch–and I just love your beautiful embellishments, Marie! 🙂

  4. You never cease to amaize me, I do not know how you have the patience, but at the end of the day you do create come fabulous creations. Stunning Marie.

    Kath xx

  5. I love to visit you, Marie. You always make me smile with your wonderful sense of humour.
    But I also love to see your fabulous artwork. Both of these pieces are fantastic…very creative and beautifully coloured. Those crocheted flowers are so pretty, and I love how you embellished them xx

  6. I’m not a pink loving girlie but those scissors are a real funky must have :0)
    Love how you’ve used the sketch and the honeycomb mask looks brilliant.
    My hubby tries his hardest to make the right comment….. He really didn’t know what to make of my lipstick card!!!!
    Jenny x

  7. OH WOW Hun,this is brilliant love,the design,and the detail is amazing love those scissors,and the colours are amazing,gosh you are so clever Hun,just love seeing what you create,hugs Cherylxxxxxxx

  8. A second post that day – which I nearly missed… oh, that would have been a pitty, because you surprised me again with your unique style! Great cards – fantastic embellishments!! Enjoy your weekend!

  9. οι καρτούλες σου είναι φανταστικές!!!!! Τρελάθηκα με τα λουλουδάκια της Ειρήνης!!! Πολύ έξυπνη η ιδέα σου!!!! Φιλάκια

  10. Fabulous arty creations, I love how you used your stencil here and the embellishments are gorgeous. I’d love to see some of your journal Marie, I bet it’s simply great, do share :0) Hugs Gay xxx

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