Hello! - It's time once again for the newest Annabelle Sketch challenge. This one's a bit different (at least it was for me) with those alternating side panels. It works up really fun though and is a great way to use up some of those scraps (come on we all have them) that you have laying around. I hope you'll give it a try. For my card this week I chose Helen's Party for my stamp set. I haven't used it in awhile and wanted to give it some more lovin. I chose My Mind's Eye (Bloom and Grow) designer paper and based my colors from that.
My card base is: Bermuda Bay layered with Certainly Celery. The panels are, MME DP, and Apricot Appeal card stock.
For the focal image I stamped the Cake with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and water colored it with: Bermuda Bay, Apricot Appeal, Tangerine Tango, Certainly Celery and YoYo yellow ink pads and an Aqua Painter. I added some Lemonade Glitter (Art Institute) to highlight the flame and used Crystal Effects on the cake platter. This was mounted to an oval of Tangerine Card Stock. The sentiment was masked and stamped (side by side). I used Lime Sprinkles and an Orange Gem for my bling and tied on some May Arts Orange Dotted Sheer ribbon to complete the card.
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