Friday, August 23, 2013

Say Cheese!

Hi everyone! Wow, it's been a week since I've blogged...it feels like forever. ha ha I was sick for several days early in the week...since no one else got it, I think it was food poisoning. Yuck! Thankfully, I'm almost back to normal now. Or at least normal for me. ;)


Newton's Nook has a sketch challenge and a chance to win free stamps. Woo hoo! Here's the sketch:


I stuck to the sketch (well....almost) and came up with this card:




I started off by resizing the digital TV image from One Little Bird and printing it twice--once on photo paper and once on cardstock for the center. I cut out the center and stamped the mouse and sentiment from Newton's Nook's Just Say Cheese set. I used cardstock for the center since photo paper and Copics don't mix well....

For the background, I layered five different types of washi. My teammate Alice does all kinds of cool things with layered washi, and I thought I would try it. I finished off the card by adding some enamel dots that looked like the buttons on the TV.

Here's a close-up:



You can play along with the Inky Paws sketch challenge by linking up your cards on the Newton's Nook blog. There's a free digi if you don't have any of the NND stamps. :)

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!!


Supplies
Cardstock: (white) PTI
Other paper: (Premium Matte Photo Paper) OfficeMax
Clear stamps: (mouse, sentiment from Just Say Cheese) Newton's Nook Designs
Washi: (heart, airmail, star) Freckled Fawn; (orange stripe) Love My Tapes; (check) Chickydoddle
Digital element: (TV from Stay Tuned set) One Little Bird for The Lilypad
Twine: (yellow) Divine Twine
Copics

15 comments:

  1. This is fantastic, Jocelyn! I love that the washi on the left is different from the right side. Cute retro style card!

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  2. Awwww this is so adorable, love the yellow and the red colors too :)

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  3. Sooooooooo cute!! LOVING that TV and the sentiment!!

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  4. Super adorable! Glad you're feeling better...5 different washi tapes...totally fab!

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  5. This is perfect, Jocelyn! What a fun idea to use the retro tv image. And wow, the enamel dots are a perfect counterpart to the tv dials! Glad you're feeling better... food poisoning is such a drain on the body. :(

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  6. So glad you're feeling better - both Rob & I had food poisoning this summer (at different times) so I definitely feel your pain and suffering there. Ew.
    I love this card - the washi background, that CUTE little mouse! - and the awesome enamel dots :)

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  7. Thanks so much for playing along with the Inky Paws Challenge! I really love the bright yellow and red and the mouse inside the TV is super cute! Sorry to hear you were sick! Hope you have a better week this week!

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  8. too, too cute! yummy, cheesy goodness. :) so glad you are feeling better.

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  9. Beyond CUTE!!! It has such a perfect quality to it. Crisp, clean and full of color!

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  10. OMG adorable! You soooooo inspire me!

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