Coming up with designs for card sketches is becoming quite a passion of mine. What I love about it is that I never know where the inspiration can come from. Sometimes I get the idea for the sketch and sometimes the elements come first.
When I sat down to create this card the only thing that I knew was that I’d be designing for an A2 card. I recently picked up a box of premade card blanks at Tuesday Morning in a rainbow of assorted colors.
As I sat there staring at my studio waiting for inspiration to hit, I decided to dig through my stack of…well, stuff. I’ve got a cubby full of papers I’ve tried various treatments on. I came across this image that I had stamped and used watercolor pencil on. Once I found that the rest just flowed.
I used the Friskars Texture plates for the background layers. The strip was also treated with embossing powder and a touch of glittery ink. It’s a very subtle layer that sadly doesn’t seem to photograph well.
I decided to leave this without a sentiment on it but one could easily be added. Remember, a card sketch is simply a pattern. As with all of my card sketches, if you need a little more structure I’ve provided measurements but just like every other element in a card sketch, don’t let that limit you!
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