Monday, January 31, 2011

January SFYTT and Color Cue Challenge 11

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a good weekend. Friday and Saturday we were spoiled with 60 degree temperatures. This morning it is snowing and we are in the deep freeze again. That is what it is like living in Colorado. At least we had a few nice days though. I hope it is warmer where you are.
Today I want to share a card I made for Jen Del Muro's Sketch For You To Try. She has changed things up this year to make it a monthly sketch challenge instead of a weekly one and will be giving away a big prize at the end of the year for people that do them all. I am going to challenge myself to do all 12 sketches and use my PTI year of the flowers sets with them each month too. Since I bought all 12 of them last year I am hoping this will be a good way to make myself use them. Here is the sketch

This is what I came up with

I started by stamping then coloring 2 of the small Carnation's which are January's flower with Copic sketch markers RV10,R83,R85 and the colorless blender. When I was done coloring both of them I cut out just the middle piece on the second one and added it to the first one to give it some dimension. I cut the leaves by hand then crumpled them to give them some texture and added them to the flower. The Sentiment is from the Faux Ribbon set. The pink background paper is from the PTI Pretty Pastels Paper Pack. The Vintage Cream piece was embossed with the Tim Holtz embossing folder. Scalloped lace and machine stitching with black thread finishes it off. I am also entering this card in the Color Cue Challenge 11 too

That's it for now. I hope your week is great one and I will be back soon with more to share.

22 comments:

Sue Ann said...

FANTASTIC Terri. I love your take on the sketch!! The colors are so yummy and I love the black stitching as the last color!!!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Terri, this is beautiful! I love this color combo!

K Low said...

Beautiful! A favorite for sure!

Sharron said...

Terri, I love the soft colors and the black accents work beautifully. Fabulous job with the flower. I'm looking forward to seeing all the upcoming creations!

Amy said...

These colors are so elegant and pretty! Love the sketch you used and your card is just beautiful!!!

Stephanie said...

Terri.......This is so, so pretty. Don't you just love the soft colors for the WPlus9 challenge this month. I think you did an awesome job using them. Very beautiful!

Renee said...

Beautiful.
I love the soft colors!
Hope you meet every challenge!

Heather P. said...

This is beautiful... Love the pop of black!

Kim O'Connell said...

Your coloring is amazing!

Jen said...

Oh wow Terri, This is a masterpiece. I adore the color combination and the embossing. Man you are amazing with your coloring. Gorgeous!

Nerina said...

Terri - what a fabulous personal challenge you've given yourself - that is *SO* inspiring to read!! and you're off to a beautiful start with this gorgeous creation - I love the way you've incorporated these colours into your card!

Beth said...

OMG Terri this is a true beauty love those soft pastel colors and your take on the sketch awesome and what a great job on your coloring.

Aletha J. Williams said...

Terri,
This is beautiful! I'm going to have to check out those stamps. I love your coloring with the Copics also. Great job!

Diane Jaquay said...

Beautiful card Terri, that flower is exquisite!!!

Annheidel said...

Oh, this is just gorgeous! I love your take on the sketch so much better than mine. The soft colors are wonderful!

BethieJ said...

Terri this is BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOVE everything about it!! Such a GREAT sketch, and WONDERFUL color combo!! I love your idea of using all 12 sketches with your YOF sets!
Hope your day is GREAT, and WARMER! :)

Alyssa S said...

Terri!! This is stunning!! Going straight to my inspiration file!

Lindsay said...

Gorgeous Terri! Just gorgeous!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

This is a beautiful card. Love the soft pastel colors and the coloring of your flower too. Good luck with the next eleven months and using your YOF sets.

Kimberly said...

Terri, what a a GREAT idea to do the monthly sketch challenges with your YOF sets. I love this first one. I am seeing that pp everywhere I look. Really needs to go on my list.

Jinny Newlin said...

LOVE the way the black just makes this soft, color palette POP, Terri! So pretty! Thank you so much for playing along with our Color Cue!

Kerrianne said...

Such a fun layout...Love what you did with this color combo...Thank you so much for playing along with us at Wplus9 Designs!