Monday, April 7, 2014

STAMPlorations sketch #9 (ATSAM)

It's that time again.  Sketch Challenge #9 is live at STAMPlorations.


Now, I am the first person to admit that I am the last person to think of when thinking "elegant", but I went and got all elegant with this sketch.  At least my version of elegant.  Black and gold and art deco.


Have you noticed art deco becoming quite trendy?  This VIGNETTE: Art Deco Border Builders set is one versatile set, and it screamed to me to use it when I saw the sketch!  Nothing tricky here, just lots of gold embossing helped along with a few pencil lines as guides.

So have a gander at the great samples from the DT and our guest designer, Kathy S, and then join us for this sketch challenge. There are digi prizes to be had. And a guest designer spot next month.  Join us!

BTW, since it's CAS over at Addicted to Stamps and More, I'm in!


Supplies for thank you so much:
Paper: black CS American crafts
Stamps: STAMPlorations
Ink : Versamark
Tools: square punck EKS
Other: gold embossing powder 





17 comments:

  1. ELEGANT from the word GO! Blue and gold are one of my favorite color combinations. Outstanding!

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  2. WhenI saw this the first time I loved it, it is so, so elegant and how perfect is your embossing. Wonderful and thanks for sharing at ATSM also x

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  3. Wow, classy and elegant! That is some gorgeous gold embossing powder!

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  4. This is so elegant :) love the gold embossing on navy blue BG !!

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  5. Extremely classy with the navy and gold~

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  6. Oooo, so nice, Maria! The gold and navy look gorgeous together!

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  7. Maria, This certainly IS elegant! I love the row of "columns" behind the 4-squares. Very nice!

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  8. Wow, so opulent! And perfect embossing!

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  9. Wow, you can even do elegant! Is there any style you don't master? Looks very classy!

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  10. GORGEOUS! Love the gold on the textured navy :) Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Addicted to Stamps and More :) Sure hope we will see you around again soon!!!

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  11. WOW...Maria, this is SO elegant & beautiful! I love the design & the gold embossing! Well done!

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  12. How FUN with the squares, but so elegant with the gold emboss! Fantastic creations:)

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  13. wooowww as I see your card on STAMPlorations at the first time I want to say THIS IS ELEGANT CARD...love the crisp and clean embossing in gold...great really great idea and Love your card...I just join for the first time STAMPlorations challenge maybe you would like to see it on my blog and I would be glad if you could leave me some love...many thanks and big hugs, monika

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  14. Wow! Elegant.. Love your work and I'm so happy yo follow you..
    Thank you so much for joining the fun at ATSM. Good luck.. :)

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  15. Hi Maria. Love the elegant look of gold embossing and textured card! Have a great day! hugs Monika xxx

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  16. Oh, eine sehr schöne und elegante Karte! Das Gold embosste gefällt mir total gut!
    LG Rosi

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