Thursday, March 22, 2012

♥ getting sketchy with OA ♥

good morning. today is sketchy thursday on the OA Blog. for the post today,
kinsey created this versatile and fun sketch as a starting point for us and for all of you♥

I was really excited when I received Kinsey’s sketch because I immediately had two ideas for cards.

My first card, Just You & Me Pard’ner, is a more liberal interpretation of the sketch. To start my card, I chose to play liberally with the strip banner and used the cute chipboard fence from Sasparilla, as my starting point. The circle elements were easily filled with the star patterned chipboard circles and placed along the fence in good western fashion. (My son is turning 12 this week and my husband bought him tickets to see his beloved Phoenix Suns play. The adorable “looks like it’s just you and me pard’ner” sticker was a perfect sentiment because it will be just my son and husband going to this game, their first big father/son game with seats on the floor, a very special celebration indeed.)

just you and me pard'ner card
(click pics to enlarge)

On my second card, You, I pulled out my Cakewalk box and began pouring through all the amazing and fun colors and patterns and created a more traditional interpretation of the sketch. I really am longing for spring here, with snow all last week, so I decided on a spring palette and butterflies to replace the circle elements.

you card

you have to check out the OA Blog to see the awesome instagram lo kinsey created with the sketch, awesome inspiration for those fun pics you have on your iphone.

please come visit me tomorrow as we will have a 'Nook DT BLOG HOP
and some really BIG announcements, yay for fun news♥

i will have a new tutorial for the hop.



  1. What a fun sketch. Think I'll have to save this one to work with later :). Your butterfly card is way cute my girl, so sweet and happy!

  2. Omygosh! I loveeeeee your cards! I am loving the little old west scene on the first one! I live in AZ and that line would be perfect for the desert photos I have! Thanks so much for your comments and for following me! I am following you now and added you to my blog roll... when I get back from CA, I will make sure to catch all your posts! You are amazingly talented!

  3. Love your takes ! One masculine and the other very girly !!

  4. So So cute as always sweet friend!!


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