Atlantic Hearts Sketch #372


My goal for the week is to get all of the tags from the June Stamp of the Month, Garden Tags, inked up!  I really struggle with the desire to stamp vs. the need to clean house!  So, I have a quick card for today and then off to do floors!  I created my card based on the sketch challenge at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.


I followed the sketch fairly loosely....using my tags in place of the car shape.  I did manage to incorporate all of the parts of the sketch into my card.  To create my card, I inked up the dragonfly tag in Sapphire pigment ink and clear embossed onto water color paper.  This tag was sooo close to hitting the trash can!  I somehow managed to drop blobs of color on my finished tag.  Thankfully watercolor is a bit forgiving and I just added more water and moved the color around!  It is hard to tell from the photo, but the wings do have some sheen, thanks to a clear shimmer brush that was added over the top.

Just in case you missed the details, the June Stamp of the Month is Garden Tags.  You can add this set to a qualifying order for only $5!  This set is only available during the month of June.  There are also matching Thin Cut dies as well.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
S2006 June Stamp of the Month, Garden Tags
S2005 Time to Celebrate Stamp Set-Retired
CC5212 Blue Skies Coordinating Cardstock
X5957 Sapphire Cardstock
Z8005 Sapphire Pigment Ink Pad
Z2008 Clear Embossing Powder
Z4243 Watercolor Paper
Kuretake Watercolors
Z4304 Silver Loose Sequins
Z3293 Clear Shimmer Brush
Z4260 Stitched Rectangle Frame Thin Cuts
Z3726 Tags & Tabs Thin Cuts (temp backorder)
Ribbon-Pebbles

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Art Impressions-Animals & Nature
Happy Little Stampers-Anything Goes + Optional Layers
Heart 2 Heart Challenges-Tags
Moving Along with the Times-Things with Wings
The Paper Shelter-Things with Wings

Thanks so much for stopping by!


8 comments

  1. Fabulous image and brilliant use of our Things with Wings theme. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  2. Love this stamp set & the colors you choose. Great card! Thanks for sharing with AHSC.

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  3. Very nice card
    Thank you for joining us at TPS Christine DT

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  4. This is such a pretty card! I love that Blue Skies coordinating cardstock. I just received some and cannot wait to use it! Great job with the sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at AHSC! -Lori DT

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  5. Love the blues! Wonderful card! Thank you for playing with us at Heart 2 Heart!

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  6. Hello… Thanks for sharing your lovely card with 'Moving Along with the Times Challenge Blog'; it fits perfectly with our 'Things with Wings' challenge theme. Hope you can join us next month for our new challenge. Diane Louise (Team Leader) xx

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  7. Lovely creation...Thank you for sharing with us at Moving along with the times..And good luck..Hope to see you again soon

    Caz xx MAWTT DT

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  8. Great card! I'm glad that the tag didn't end up in the trash bin - great job of "saving" it! If you hadn't shared, we wouldn't have known that there was an "oops". Love the composition of your card. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers ~ Watercolour Challenge.

    sue n.

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