Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Tuesday Morning Sketches #157

Well good morning, chickadees! This week at Tuesday Morning Sketches we're sponsored by Clear Dollar Stamps.
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Melissa has designed another great sketch for us to work with:
 
Supplies: stamps from Inkadinkado;
embossing folders from Cuttlebug;
Washi tape from We R Memory Keepers, K&Co;
brads from Making Memories;
congrats sticker from Doodlebug;
London Fog memento & Palette Noir inks
I love this music background stamp - it's exactly card-sized, and wood mounted, and I picked it up on sale at Scrapbooker's Paradise for $6. SCORE (ha, pun intended!). I do have a musical embossing folder, but I wanted a little more detail, so I chose the large polka dots. I swiped some London Fog ink directly onto the edges of the embossing to give a bit more dimension. Being me I didn't plan ahead with the sentiment, and although I do love to live dangerously by stamping those at the last minute I figured stamping over embossing was a little too risky, so a Doodlebug sticker sentiment to the rescue!

I did the same basic technique with the image layer - stamped the silhouette, embossed the panel, this time with a flourishy pattern, swiped with ink. I knew I wanted to use washi tape for the fun banner layer, but I wanted to avoid the sheer effect with this card, so I adhered the leaf washi to white cardstock first (2 strips, for a wider panel) and then cut it to size. The polka dot layer was trimmed with a banner end & then adhered right on top. The washi panel is then attached with a layer of foam tape, and the image panel is on a double layer. 

Don't forget to visit the rest of the design team from Tuesday Morning Sketches and see what they've created - some beautiful cards in the lineup today! And link up your own creation using the sketch by Sunday for a chance to win from Clear Dollar Stamps :)


xoxo,
Jessi

24 comments:

Jingle said...

Very pretty card!

Debbie said...

This is gorgeous, Jessi!! I love the embossing and that image is wonderful!!!

Jocelyn Olson said...

Score on the background stamp! It's perfect for the wedding card. The stamping and embossing adds so much texture. Beautiful!

Annette said...

wow gorgeous card...I love that image and the embossed background...great design...

Marie said...

The first word that comes to mind is...STUNNING! Love every element that you so flawlessly combined on the beauty.

Wendy ten Hove said...

Pretty!! Love the black and white theme and what a gorgeous stamp that is! Great idea to put the embossing behind it, makes it so stylish! Great job here!!
Hugs, Wendy

Emily Leiphart said...

Gorgeous wedding card, Jessi! I love how you embossed both the couple and the music background. Totally fabulous!

Barb said...

gorgeous card! That bg stamp is perfect. love your take on the sketch...it's beautiful!

Dawn said...

Such a pretty wedding card Jessi. Love all the embossing!

Lindsey said...

What a beautiful wedding card -- perfect!

grandmabonnie said...

Jessi, your card is very elegant..i like the embossing a lot!

yyam said...

Classy and elegant. Love how the embossing adds such texture! :)

lostinpaper said...

There's that gorgeous stamp again, and it looks fantastic embossed! You go girl!

Angela said...

Really elegant...love the black/white theme and all the wonderful texture!

Laura said...

Beautiful card Jessi! It's so elegant with all the black and white!

Jen W. said...

Love the polka dots embossed over the music notes and nice call on the sentiment sticker! I always forget to stamp before I emboss!

Notes by Nina said...

This is beautiful Jessi, the black and white is so elegant and I love the texture you added.

walchowDesign said...

gorgeous wedding card, Jessi! Great design and love the look of the embossing over the music note!

Lyndal said...

LOVING the embossing here Jessi :)
Many thanks for joining in the TAWS Blog Hop!

Cheryl said...

I just love reading your blog--you always make me laugh! Your elegant card is a stunner! I love all the embossing. Embossing over a stamped image is something I don't think I've done before. It looks great!

~Tammy~ said...

Jessi, this is amazingly elegant! Your approach to the sketch is inspiring! Fantastic technique and execution which produced an amazing result!

Melissa Craig said...

I love this beautiful wedding card. I like that it's embossed.

Theresa said...

Jessi, this is such an amazing card. I love the music sheet. Very beautiful.

Lisa Arana said...

so pretty and classic.