Saturday, May 25, 2013

SSS212...True Blessing

It's Saturday! And time for another Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge.

I decided to keep things simple with my card for the sketch this week. I pulled out one of the flowers I crocheted. They are so much fun to make and pretty easy with some practice. The pattern paper is from MME. The sentiment is from the Sweet N Sassy set, Precious Poppies. Perfect on the wavy banner. I added some adhesive backed pearls randomly to the flower centers of the circle shape pattern paper. I used a gorgeous vintage brad in the center of the flower. It's all put together and adhered to a white square card base measuring 5.5" x 5.5".

It is now your turn to show us what you can make with The Sweet Stop Sketch this week. Head over to that blog to get all the sketch details and see what the rest of the Sugar Babies have made.

Please remember to take some time this weekend and especially on Monday to remember those who have given their lives to defend our country and pray for the families they left behind. I am thankful for those who are willing to put their lives on the line to secure my freedom. Have a blessed Memorial Day Weekend!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Going Buggy...SSS211

It's Saturday once again and time for another Sweet Stop Sketch. The sketch this week includes a spin, Going Buggy. :) Love that spin. Goes perfect with my screen name. ;)

I am not sure if you can tell, but I stamped a butterfly on the paper behind the stamped vellum. Since it is hard to see, I added another smaller butterfly on top of the sentiment. I used the stamp sets, New Beginnings and New Creature. The pattern paper is MME.

I hope you will find some time to play along with us this week. You can get all the challenge details and see what the other Sugar Babies made with the sketch this week.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Mother's Day...SSS210

Sunday is Mother's Day here in the US. I need to make a special card for my mom, so I decided to use The Sweet Stop Sketch for my card. This was a very challenging sketch for me. It made me stretch my mind a little further to come up with a perfect Mother's Day Card. Sorry about the blurriness. It has been so overcast here the past few days. The sun was out for a little bit while I was at work today, but decided to go back under just as I got home. So it is what it is.

I decided to use the Precious Poppies stamp set. And had this piece of pink paper with white polka dots sitting on my stamp table for quite some time. I thought the flowers would look lovely paper pieced with that paper. Eureka! I was off to creating a fun card for Mom. As I was putting the flowers onto the rectangle layer, I decided I like how they stuck out over the edge and left them that way. I like how that looks. I pulled out some pattern papers from the My Minds Eye Stella Rose pad. I love that paper pad. I had some Baja Breeze seam binding ribbon sitting out as well. It matched the blue in the paper perfectly. I also added some stitches with my sewing machine and there is my Mother's Day card. I hope she likes it.

Now head over to The Sweet Stop blog to see what the other Sugar Babies made with the sketch and then pull out our favorite stamps and play along.

Have a great weekend! And if you are a mother in the US (or anywhere else for that matter), Happy Mother's Day!!!!