a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Monday, June 14, 2010

Happy Sailors: Critter Sketch Challenge #18

I'm very excited that this week is my first official post as a new member of Critter Sketch Challenge Blog!  I did a stint as a guest designer last month and put my name in the hat for the Design Team this time around.  I was thrilled that Melanie asked me and have had a great time getting to know the girls.

This week Melanie gave us a sketch to work with-and an added challenge to use ribbon somewhere on the card.  I loved this sketch (I did rotate mine) and so I picked this cute image from Softpencil digital designs, who is our sponsor this month, to work with.  I really love cute little images like this and they were fun to color!  The stamp seemed like it was just meant for this sketch and I kept it really simple.

Make sure to check out the other Design Team members creations this week to see how they used this sketch on their creations, I can't wait to see what they did!

Card details:
Stamps: Happy Sailors digital by Softpencil, Sentiment from Ahoy Matey from CHF
Cardstock: Confetti White, Real Red, Night of Navy, retired designer paper
Inks: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Ribbon punch, Enchanted Evening Twill ribbon from PTI


Jacki Randolph said...

Oh this is darling, great image for the sketch I agree! (tee hee great minds think alike) =)

Love your colouring on the image.

Kathryn B said...

This is too cute Kim! I love your choice of colors...very nice!

Michele said...

adorable card, love the colors you used and your coloring is great.

Silke Ledlow said...

Hey GF ....CONGRATS on your new design gig!!! Your card is super adorable!!! This is a really fun sketch!!!

Have a wonderful new week!!! Hugs ~S~

Kristen said...

Hey matey, Such a cute card and you are right, it was perfect for the sketch. LOVE IT!

Lisa Somerville said...

Too cute! I agree it does seem like this image was made just for the sketch, wonderful coloring.

Heidi said...

Kim, I love you use of the solfpencil image! You did a great job with the colouring. Fabulous use of the sketch. The ribbon compliments the sketch beautifully!

Moira said...

Oh this is so sweet!

Glad to have you around on the DT full time now.. :)

Tina said...

hey girl this is super cute. love the wee-sailors.


Gerrie Johnnic said...

Adorable image, great colors, is that you and me there? lol

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