Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Aging is like fine wine...



For the month of December I get to be the Guest Sketch Artist for a fairly new company called Skipping Stones Design and today is the big day....drum roll please.....




Yes, there it is...the first sketch of the month for Skipping Stones Sketch Tuesday's and the very first time that I drew a sketch up on the computer! I'm so impressed that I managed to get it to work! lol - Just think...I get to do this 4 more times this month ;)

Ahem, now back to the card design ;) I made this cheeky card using the Margarita Birthday set and designed it specifically for my Gram. It's her 80th birthday coming up this weekend and not only does she love wine, but a good joke as well! Gram at the ripe old age of almost 80 still loves to have a good time and these sentiments couldn't be more perfect! I plan on saving some of the other sassy sentiments in this set for another birthday that is coming up soon...shhhhh...don't tell my best friend! *wink*




I water coloured and paper toled the wine glass and then added some crystal effects for the glossy texture and shine. I opted to play with the shapes on the sketch a little so that it fit what I had in mind for the card, and I think that it work out well. Almost all of the designer paper layers were run through my cuttlebug and I'm pretty sure that everything on this card was touched by a sponge. Yep...I got a little carried away with both the sponging and the sewing on this one!





I would love it if you got a chance to play along with this sketch! If you do and decide to upload your creation to SCS, then please use the keyword's: SSD01, skippingstonesdesign, skipping_stones_design. I can't wait to see what you all make! Oh and don't for get to leave some lovin' over on the Skipping Stones Blog. They will be doing a new sketch every Tuesday for your enjoyment and there will be prizes :)


Card Recipe:

Stamps: Skipping Stones Design - Margarita Birthday
Paper: Gina K, Watercolour, Jenni Bowlin DP, Basic Grey Dp, Inique Boutique DP, Chocolate
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Burgundy, Chocolate, Cocoa, Caramel
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug, Embossing Folders, Nestabilities, Clear Embossing Powder, Crystal Effects, Corner Rounder Punch, Sponges, Pop Dots, Brads, Tombow Markers, Aqua Painter

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8 comments:

Angela (jellybean74) said...

Love this!!!! It turned out so well!!! It's so much fun! By any chance am I the friend who'll be getting a card using this set? After all my bday is only 10 days away now.

Great minds think alike - I have that paper too and had it in mind for one of my samples this month...

Beautiful Greetings said...

Gorgeous Kim! I love the stamp set and the sketch! Don't you just love the SSD stamps.

Dianne said...

Kim, this card and stamp set are so pretty. Fantastic sketch. Your card is fabulous as always

Jerri Kay said...

Oh my gosh, this is just way too cute Kim! I needed that glass of wine my last birthday . . . LOL!

Shantaie said...

that glass of wine looks so real that I would swear it had liquid in it! Great job...Happy Birthday to your gram

Laurie tx stamper said...

Geez, wow! That really looks like wine in that glass! I thought for a sec that it was one of those gel cards or something with real liquid... it has so much dimension with the way you colored it. Such beautiful work you do girl!

Chris said...

The saying on the card is too true!

CLORY said...

THAT GLASS OF WINE LOOK REAL! AND THE SAYING OF THE CARD IS TRUE!!! I LOVE ALL YOUR CARDS, AND ALSO I MAKE ONE CARD WITH ONE OF YOUR SKETCHES.
HUGS, CLORY.