Monday, July 12, 2010

Royal Kat Tuesday Blog Hop: Sketch

We hope you're enjoying taking a stroll down memory lane with us this month as we show off our favorite oldies-but-goodies acrylic stamps from the QKD Store.

Remember, it's your last chance to get these beauties for yourself before they run out! Once they're gone, they're gone.

For this week, we have this wonderful sketch as inspiration:

And here's the official blog hop list in case you get lost along the way:

QKD Blog --- You are here.
Lara's blog
Nancy's blog
Shannon's blog
Dark Ink Sorority Blog
Alex's Blog
Anita's blog
Meredith's blog
Whimsical Ink Sorority
Penny's Blog
Jules's blog
Bronwyn's blog
Keely's blog
Kimme's blog
Erika's blog
Roni's blog
Queen Kat Designs Store

I'm still enjoying my Christmas in July projects and here's the second card I came up with:

Here I used a snowman from Jonathan Pitcher's wonderful Northern Exposure Stamp Set and used the snowflake from the Holiday Sweater Set Stamp Set to decorate the white space around it.

I had a time with figuring out how to create a folded ribbon effect and poured a ton of plain white glue on the ribbons, but for the life of me, they wouldn't stick. I tried to add Ranger's Glossy Accents to them but by that time, the glue was a sticky mess. Trying to do the best I could, I stuck on some of these red plastic beads as decoration and as "pressing points" to push down the ribbon in place.

After leaving it to dry overnight, I was happy to accidentally come up with a card with stiffened ribbon. Hehe.

Now, have fun and get hopping! See you at the lovely Lara's Blog!



My name is Wynneth said...

What a great christmas card Nina and I LOVE your ribbon effect !! Must try that ;o)


CraftyMomOf2 said...

the ruffled ribbon effect came out great Nina!! regardless of how sticky it was during the process ;) heheeh...i love this!! it's making me feel all cool and frosty vs. this intense heat and mugginess we're having in the NE!!

awesome card love it!!


Anita said...


This is so gorgeous, so many wonderful things to see. Hugs, Anita

MrsETaylor said...

Great card nina. Love it


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