Monday, June 7, 2010

Midnight Madness challenge

This is the sketch for the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week and I think it's a perfectly marvelous sketch;

I really like the Vintage Graduation set Tracy designed for Sugar Creek Hollow, and while there is no sense in denying that it is primarily a graduation set, there is a stunning sentiment included with this set that, I think, multitasks for many occasions!  I used it for my card using this sketch;

A very dear friend of ours is getting married in 2 weeks and we need a special card for this couple.  I used a traditional colour palette for this card by sticking to white and ivory.  The background paper is from Basic Grey's recent release, Capella that you have heard me go on and on about.  I think this paper is some of the best Basic Grey has ever released IMHO. 

To create monochromatic drama with this card, I simply stacked a bunch of spellbinder dies.  Lots of dies!  For the base, I cut the Fair Isle pendant from white cardstock.  Next, I cut a scallop petite oval from ivory and a petite oval from white.  I used Floral Accent cut from white as a large flourish detail framing the sentiment and the sentiment was cut using Ribbon Tag Trio 2.  I used little adhesive pearls to accent the Accent.  ;)   A little ribbon and a trio of ribbon sliders, and it's done!

I entered this card into the following challenges;

Technique Challenge on SCS - make it personal and a favorite technique (dry embossing)

stamps; vintage graduation (sugar creek hollow)
paper; capella (basic grey), coconut swirl, french vanilla (bazzill)
accessories; ribbon (offray), petite oval, scallop petite oval, fair isle pendant, floral accent, ribbon tag trio 2 (spellbinders), adhesive pearls (zva), ribbon sliders (SU!)


Primitive Paper said...

Super lovely card Loretta. Not many people can pull off an all white card but you have done this one well!! Great take on the sketch and thanks for playing along with us. Tracy Vinson, MMDT

pam124 said...

Loretta, welcome to the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. Woo Hoo, you really nailed this one. SO, SO BEAUTIFUL!! I adore all the layers and details. What a graduation card this is. This will definitely end up as a "keeper" for the very fortunate recipient!! Thanks for playing this week and hope you can join us again next week!

Carol said...

Loretta so glad you could join us for the MMSC, welcome and hope you you will continue to join in the fun. All those die=cuts are simply astounding. I love the combination you chose for this lovely arrangement. It is simply gorgeous. Great job with the sketch this week. Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Stunning Loretta!! Love the ivory and white combo with the fabulous combo of dies!! WOW!

Velta said...

Your card is just gorgeous girl!!! I love white and ivory and you made this one so elegant! Thank you for sharing your inspiration!

Stamping Becky said...

Very, very beautiful! Who puts white and vanilla together?? and make it look great?? The brilliant Loretta, that's who!
BTW, I already commented on SCS, but when I saw your post, I just had to comment again : )

Velta said...

Oh Loretta this is such a special card...How perfect for the wedding!

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