Wednesday, December 10, 2008

SC206 - Worship the Lord

I finally got a chance to use my new ODBD stamp set called Worship the Lord. I love the winter church image that comes with the set, but I am saving it for another card that I will show you later *wink* I really wanted to use the verse and it couldn't have been more perfect to work with today's Spitcoast Sketch Challenge SC206.

To make the sketch work for me, I simply made the card into a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 square card and turned it on it's side so that I could add the scripture. I love the font that Kelley chose to create the Psalm with so I felt that it needed to be on an elegant base.

For the circles, I added a cuttlebug die cut under each of them and had them overlap so that it would fit into my nestabilites die cuts. I made the flowers from my Boho Blossom punch after. I recently saw Jenn Muraoka's card. I immediately added to my favourites so that I could try to make one of the flowers at a later date! Thanks Jenn for the fabulous inspiration :)

Check back here tomorrow because I will be putting together my very first tutorial to show you and it will be how to create these cute little 3 dimensional flowers!

I almost always heat emboss stamped images for all of my cards. It adds texture and elegance to any stamp even the most simple in nature. For the scripture above I inked up my stamp in Versa Mark first, then added chocolate chip ink right over top of the Versa Mark. I breathed on it with my severe garlic breath (thanks to my hubby for his wonderful pasta dinner) to freshen up the ink....or to scare in into reactivating! I stamped it, then covered it in clear embossing powder and heated. Easy peasy!

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread Designs - Worship the Lord
Paper: PTI White, Chocolate Chip, Blush Blossom, K&Co. Designer Paper
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Versa Mark, Blush Blossom, Old Olive
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Scallop Border Punch, Circle Punches, Boho Blossom Punch, Hodgepodge Hardware, Ribbon, Sponges, Dimensionals, Embossing Powder, Corner Rounder Punch

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Marie said...

This is so beautiful!! I am so glad I found your blog so that I can see cards as gorgeous as this. I love how you took the sketch and really made it your own. Love it!

Kelley said...

Very beautiful, elegant card, Kim! Stunning! The flowers are so darling. Cannot wait to see your tutorial!!

Ann said...

Ohhhh, I just love this card! The colors, those flowers and that you flipped the sketch, too! Just gorgeous! :D

leenda said...


Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

GORGEOUS as always Kim!! Love the colors, the stitching, and those fabulous flowers!! WOW!!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Stunning!! Can't wait to see your tutorial - I just love the circles and flowers over those die cuts!!
hugs, Jami

Kay's Creative Corner said...

Can't wait to see the tutorial on those pretty flowers!! Your card is STUNNING!!!

Doris said...

fantstic card! I love all details! stunning:)

Tricia said...

Beautiful card and great flower tutorial. I bought that punch thinking I could do something like that, but they never looked quite right. Off to try again!!

Irina Blount said...

Kim, this card is beautiful!! I really like the way you used those Cuttlebug squares, I've had those dies forever and had never used them. Thank you for the inspiration!!
:) Irina