Saturday, June 06, 2009

2 sketches for you

here is my card for the  card showdown over at 2Sketches4you. My super talented friend, Kimmy, posted about it on her blog so i jumped in! i just loaded it and there are 308 ppl in it! ACK. 

here is the card i made based on the sketch by Laura below. I used Core'dinations Chocolate box Cardstock. Chocolate box? what is that you ask? it is soooo cool! as you sand it, the color comes out beneath the brown! so the "core" on this one is green. 






i cut out a window in the card and put the rubon on the Jillibean Coupon {it said save the date and i would never use it so i used the part with the grid on it} and glued it to the inside of the card like this. So it is peaking through the inside of the card underneath the transparency. the great thing about their papers is that they are double sided so it looks pretty on the inside. When i cut out the circle for the frame to show through it was pretty jaggedy-looking, LOL! now the inside looks purdy. 


almost forgot...here is the sketch....


23 comments:

~Lori (loree2000 SCS) said...

This is very unique!! Lovely card!
TFP!

Lisa T. Howard said...

You are a master card maker, my friend! This is GORGEOUS! I LOVE chocolate brown...and the embellies you used are so awesome. By the way, where did you get the cool vine? I hope you are submitting this one. It should be published for sure! :)

Anja (scrappie) said...

This is stunning great job.

KimmyS said...

eeeak, you called my super talented *giggles*
You sweetie :)

Your card is amazing. But you know that I love what you do anyway. That flower cluster vine is wonderful -HAND IT OVER right now ;-)

Thanks for joining us

Ivanka's Card Studio said...

Beautiful card! Love the flowers!!

Jocelyn said...

Oh Ellen... this card is PERFECT!!! Love the chocolate brown and when you sand it, it becomes green!!! How cool!!!! You are a mater card maker!!! Love the vine and flowers!!! Have a great weekend!!!

Latisha said...

Ellen, you have my jaw on the floor, this is so unique, and totally gorgeous!!

Jingle said...

This is so pretty! I love all the dimension!

LynneForsythe said...

Great Job...Ellen!!! Love the flowers!!

cheryln said...

wow!! what an incredibly stunning card! i'm in awe!

scrappermimi said...

Your card is gorgeous, a wiz with CS for sure!

Rebekah said...

ellen, this is amazing! wow!!

Lydia said...

Great card I absolutely love the reverse embossing, great idea!

Laura Davis said...

Ellen what a beautiful card! I love all the detail:) Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!
Laura & Kazan

Mara... said...

WOW!! That is one gorgeous card, love all the details!!

Melanie said...

I bought myself that Chocolate Box cardstock pack but still haven't used it yet.

Your card is stunning Ellen, I love how you sanded the scalloped peice of card.

melissa :) said...

i *love* the earthy tones you used for the card... very handsome looking :)

Melonie said...

Beautiful card Ellen!

Ziggyeor said...

Very lovely looking card Ellen! I love the sunflowers.

Michelle said...

This card is so stunning! I love that paper its so cool about the other color coming through after you sanded it!! I will have to check that paper out!! I love the flower that you added!!
Hope you have a great week!!

Lucy Edson said...

Oooohh!! I love that chocolate carstock, I think you have enabled me today!! ;)

Beautiful card, Ellen!

Pamela said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Love it! (And congrats on Websters!!!)

Mara... said...

Beautiful card!!! Good luck at the Showdown!