Saturday, November 17, 2012

Rhubarb's Sweet Treat - SSS185

For the Sweet Stop Sketch this week we have a twist: include a tasty treat.

Well my favorite tasty treat is a cup of coffee with toffee nut syrup and half& half. Yummy Sweet Caffeine Goodness! So Rhubarb decided to join me and she is having a yummy sweet toffee nut coffee as well.

Notice I called Rhubarb she instead of he. I made Rhubarb a girl by using lots of pink, a little gray and some white. I love this color combo and I don't know why I don't use it more often.

The Rhubarb image and the sentiment is from the Rhubarb's Winter Fun set. I don't see it in the store any more  but you can get Rhubarb with a mug of coffee in the digi section, and they are on sale right now. I had some fun making my own pattern paper with some other SNSS stamp sets. For the gray base I used the dotes from the Grunge Borders set. Wow was that easy too. They just line right up and since they are grungy you don't have to care about getting perfect straightness. Well, I didn't anyway. I also used the dots in a lighter gray stamped off once on the small white panels. Then I stamped part of the Light of Christmas background with pink. Finally I used the dots with a very pale pink on the sentiment strip and then stamped Winter Wishes on top with dark gray. I used the dark gray ink on all the edges to give it a slightly grungy effect and some dimension. To add some girly features to this grungy card I used some pink ribbon and a pink button with some dark gray DMC floss.

I hope you like my girly winter card. I want to see what you made with the sketch this week. Please stop over at The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge blog and join in on the fun.

Also check out the rest of the Sugar Baby's blogs to see what they did with the sketch and twist this week.

Have a fabulous weekend and an wonderful Thanksgiving. I look forward to stuffing myself on Thursday and shopping till I drop on Friday, then decking my apartment for Christmas on the weekend. Whew!


Danni said...

So sweet! The color combo is a fun one!

Faye said...

Love the image, love the spots, love the colours! Love it. X

Shannon White said...

Cute Cute Cute Melissa!! Lov yrou Sweet Rhubarb and all the Fun Polkadots! 8-) Love the soft color combo too! So PRetty & Sweet all at the same time! 8-)


Robin Parker said...

Melissa, love the idea of toffee nut coffee. Love the pink and blue of your designer paper. The tiny ribbon is fabulous! Love your sentiment as well.

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Adorable card and I agree, it is a great color combo!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a darling Rhubarb card Melissa. Love the colors combo and that you cut the image out. The papers and the custom made background with the 2 images look great.

Janice M said...

Cute!! I like the way you added the ribbon

Chrissy D said...

What an adorable card! Love the color combo!