Saturday, July 2, 2011

Thinking of You & 2 challenges

Saturday July 2, 2011
Just a short post today.  Yes, it's another busy weekend.  Busy...but very good!  Spending time with some of my family and some of my husbands family, too.

This card is going to 2 challenges.

Just Us Girls #91 - a sketch challenge
My card ~

One of my favorite techniques is sponging, so that's what I chose to do.  I think the JUGS sketch was perfect for a sponged image.  Yes, I love sponging.  But.  Sometimes it goes well.  And sometimes, it doesn't.  This panel is my 2nd attempt.  It's still not exactly what I had in mind - but it turned out much better than the first one.'s staying.
This card is going to an uncle who is recuperating from surgery.  We had a wonderful visit with him yesterday, but I still want to send him a card.  Just a little reminder of how important he is to us!
Thanks so much for stopping in!  I hope you'll leave a comment :)

Stamps: kind & caring thoughts, of the earth (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: basic gray, going gray, bordering blue, marina mist, not quite navy (SU)
Card Stock: basic gray, cherry cobbler (SU), select white (PTI)
Other: button (le bouton, Wal-Mart), ribbon (Offray), blending tool and foam pad


  1. This is exquisite! I love your sponged circle and think it turned out perfect! Thanks for joining in the fun at Pals Paper Arts!

  2. THIS IS STUNNING Susie!!! WOW-ZAS!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!! Thanks for playing along with JUGS!!!

  3. This is one of my favorite techniques, too! Love your color choices!

  4. I love your sponged image and how you're spin on the sketch is fantastic! Fab job Susie!

    Thanks so much for getting sketchy with Just Us Girls this week!

  5. This is SOOOOOO elegant! Has me singing, "if YOU knew Susie, like I knew Susie - oh, OH, OH! What a gal!" {Like you've never heard that one! LOL!} THIS is simply a stunning example of WHY stamps are SO addicting! This is fabulous! Thanks for making Kathryn's sketch look MIGHTY fine and gracing JUST US GIRLS with your lovely work once again! Xo!


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