Tuesday, September 13, 2011

WMS Sketch Challenge #64 and an anniversary card

Hi there!

Today I've got two cards to show! The first one is for the WMS challenge of this week. The background of the sketch was plain, so that gave me a bit of freedom to make my own. But of course I placed the sentiment were it belongs!

(click on the photo's to enlarge it and make it a bit sharper)

I just have a new distress ink, Victorian Velvet (and I guess more colors will be followed after the three I have now). It's a nice color to add some romantic touch to a card. And the combination with Basic Grey's Olivia it's just perfect. I didn't know exactly what to do with the circle as embellishment. Until my eye saw the 'wheel' of the Rescue Remedie set and the 50p stamp et voila! The tag is original larger, but I trimmed of some paper of both sides.

add: Stupid me... I now see the sketch again and see on the background of the sketch: STAMP... And I used paper as well... So I don't think this is a good card for the challenge

The second cards in an anniversarycard. I made it for a couple who got married a year ago. We were guests on their wedding day and we are looking back on a great day. I thought it would be nice to send a card to them. So I stamped the background with PTI 'a little argyle'. It was a long t ime ago I used that stampset, but it works perfectly if you combine it with other papers like this one of Eline Pellinkhof. Some ribbon and twine and a sentiment gives the finishing touch.

Hope you enjoyed it! Thanks for coming by and have a nice day!


Birthday wishes
stamps: WMS Text it, Rescue Remedies, Teeny trees
Ink: Distress Victorian velvet, old paper. Memento Tuxedo Black.
Paper: Basic Grey Olivia, Eline's Songbook.
Others: ribbon, bakers twine, strass, sewingmachine.

Happy Anniversary
Stamps: PTI A little argyle, Paula Pascual (sentiment happy anniversary) Eline's huis (sentiment love you)
Ink: distress Antique linen. Memento lady bug, Tuxedo black.
Paper: Eline's huis.
Others: Ribbon, twine, strass, sewing machine.


  1. Ze zij allebei erg leuk! Dat kleine hartje o p je onderste kaart is superschattig! Endat ronde tekstje....
    Mooie kleur die victorian velvet, dat was ook een van mijn eerste kleurtjes....zal maar niet tellen hoeveel ik er nu heb....


    Ps leuk de foto bij je profiel!

  2. Love all the stamping, and great balance to this card as always... fab use of the sketch, thanks for playing along with the Mischief Makers again this week!

  3. These are just lovely, Gerdine! I love the mix of background images you chose, and the fun way you used those Rescue Remedies images! The anniversary card is so beautiful with the mix of text and argyle. You always include a smidge of gingham...a girl after my own heart :) Always so glad to see your cards at the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge!

  4. Your work is absolutely amazing Gerdine!!! I love the mix of patterns and colors!! Fantastic!

  5. These cards are beautiful!! Love the stamping and the ribons, the inking and pretty papers, gorgeous!

  6. I think both cards are just lovely - they have a lovely vintage feel - fab!

  7. wonderful cards! pretty colors and stampings! thanks for playing with the WMS sketch this week!

  8. Oh goodness this is so sweet! I love the soft colors you've used and the stamping is wonderful. :)


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