Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Outlawz Wednesday Sketch Time!

 Hey there, everyone. Hope you and your week are both going well. I'm still sleeping quite a bit, then up too long - a vicious cycle that only retired life can accommodate, I suppose, lol. I am still able to enjoy every day, though, and for that I'm thankful. Issues with health, people and situations do get me melancholy but I pray that I never lose the ability to find perspective and keep it. That, and deciding to not "shive a git" so much, works for me right now. πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰
It's time for a new challenge over at Outlawz Wednesday Sketch and our sponsor is Di's DigiStamps. I wanted to make another Christmas card. We were able to use any of our own Di stamps and as I've previously used only 4 of the 23 that I own, I chose a Christmas one from my files and Winter's Kiss caught my eye right away. Their expressions are so tender, innocent and sweet. 😊
At left is the current challenge sketch, at right is my take on it, shown together so you can see.
You can create anything, a card, tag, scrap page, box, gift bag, just as long as the sketch is your inspiration and recognizable. The sketch is for inspiration. Feel free to flip, rotate, re-size so long as we can see how the sketch lead to your creation. You may enter as many times as you like.
For this card, I pulled a 6x6 precut card base and papers from my Christmas stash box so I've no memory as to who made them. I inked their edges with Promarkers and chalk inks. The Falalala die is Lawn Fawn, the zig-zag strip is an MFT die. Green and white polka dot sheer ribbon is from my stash.
I colored the young lovers with my Promarkers and fussy cut them out.
Inside left I've added CAS-ual Friday stamped sentiment on white card cut with a Spellbinder Labels 8 die and a mat of more of the stash box papers I used on front. On back, more the stash box plaid and a scrap of green cut with an Avery Elle flag die, and a stamped/punched siggie.
And final view. Thanks for visiting - have a lovely day! XXO

I've used ribbon and a Di's Digi image Winter's Kiss
I've used a Di's DigiStamp digital image linked in post


Donna Ellis said...

Aimes, they could not be sweeter with those darling pink cheeks and happy colors! Hoping you are well. love, de

Darlene said...

Such a cute, cute couple Aimeslee! You've showcased them perfectly! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.


P.S. Thanks for also sharing your card with us at Colorful Options and Peace on Earth. Good Luck!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

AN absolutely delightful card, I love the image and the background, a beautiful take on the sketch too Aimes. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at QKR Stampede Good Luck and looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
Faith A DT
PS, Good to know my comment got to you at least, I just hope this will too!
Take care and I hope Arfur keeps his hands off you :)

My name is Erika. said...

These little people are adorable Aimeslee. I am so impressed that you are still making holiday cards. Do you find it hard to get inspired since the season has changed? I'm playing catch up myself as the weather got nice and I haven't spent as much time on the computer. I hope you get out of this vicious cycle soon, and glad you can keep a good perspective. Hugs-Erika

Seafield Jo said...

This is lovely. They are so cute and I love the coy look they're giving each other.

Crafting is such a blessing isn't it? We've got lots 'going on' just now, and I'm finding crafting with my music on, is helping me through.

Take care.

Jo xx
CD Sunday Plus DT

Diane said...

Adorably cute couple! Feel better soon! Thank you for joining our Peace On Earth challenge!
Diane POE DT

Pamela said...

This is really pretty - I love the colours you've chosen for the two 'young lovers'. I too stay up far too late and then get up late the next day.
CD Sunday Plus DT.

Jocelyn said...

This is really cute and I love the colours you have chosen. Thank you for sharing with us.
Jocelyn x
CD Sunday Plus DT

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

Super cute, I love the colors, like Christmas but nice and bright!

Anonymous said...

So cute. Thanks for playing in the get scrappy challenge at stay crafty with a blog named hero.

Wendy said...

Gorgeous sweet card.. Thanks for joining us at Di’s Digi Challenge and using one of Di’s images :)
Wendy DT x

Diane said...

Well, you know I adore your cute card! Thank you too for joining our challenge at Colorful Options!
Diane CO DT {Nellies Nest}
{Colorful Options}

Sladjana Perisic said...

What a fun Christmas card! Thank you for sharing with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. Good luck with your entry, and we hope to see you again.

Donna from Creative Pixie Designs
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Design Team

JulieP said...

Adorable couple, especially with the fun bright colors. I love your "shive a git"...never heard that one. Thanks so much for playing along with us at the HLS Christmas challenge!

Claudia's kaartjes said...

Superrrrrr, really Great Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

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Creaine said...

This looks beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at Pearly Sparkles Challenge. Hope to see you again next time.
DT Ine

Makira said...

AWWWW! Such a sweet and cheery card! Love the use of non-traditional Christmas colors. Thank you for your continued support!!! I look forward to seeing more of your makes in the future! Cheers, Makira

Colorful Options DT

Kailash said...

Such a sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Stay crafty with a blog named Hero!

mirtillamente said...

Lovely and so cute!
Thanks to join us at Mirtillamente-Challenge!
°Eve / mlj°° owner & designer //

Helen said...

Fabulous design - thanks for sharing it with us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

Helen x

Chana Malkah said...

Too cute! Great colors and composition! Thanks for sharing with us at A Place to Start!
Chana Malkah, Owner