May 14, 2014

A Pocket a Full of Posies

Well, I'm scrambling to get this card posted as one of the challenges I'm linking it to is ending soon.  Sigh.  What else is new?!  LOL.  I have to say that this week's CAS(E) This Sketch challenge really spoke to me.  I thought of my idea immediately (it just took some time to get it done).  I just love this sketch!


Isn't it fab?!  So many possibilities!  But what I saw was a little pocket full of flowers.  I love the layout too which is one I don't think I've ever done before.  So take a look...


Don't you just love that denim pocket?  I didn't have any blue denim so I took a piece of the beige denim paper I had (DCWV - Tradewinds) made a pocket shape and use my Spectrum Noir markers to colour it.  Because it was beige it gives the blue denim a muted, worn look.  I stamped my sentiment (Scrappy Cat) in versamark ink and embossed in white.  Then I added some hand drawn stitches with my white gel pen.  I used my Slice to cut out some leaves and greenery.  I attached my pocket to my card base with some foam dots then arranged and attached my leaves and that.  Lastly, I adhered my pink roses.  They were a $1.50 bin find at Michaels.  I bought several colours too.  I thought they were quite pretty.  :-)

I'm going to play along with the following challenges as well:

Addicted to CAS - Code word is "Off The Edge".
Addicted to Stamps and More - it's an inspiration photo this time and the reason for the pink flowers.


CAS-ual Fridays - "three thirds". I've got my three roses.
Virginia's View Challenge- use stitching.  Once again I used faux stitching.  I'm just not that good at the real thing!  :-)

I think that's it for now.  Hope you all are having a lovely day and thanks for visiting!

11 comments:

  1. How cute! Great idea!

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  2. oh what a cool idea Kim, love how the flowers pop out of the pocket-flower power! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS and ATSM

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  3. Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!! I have a pocket shaped die (actually two) and it didn't even cross my mind to use them for this sketch! Way to go with this unique, oh-so-pretty pocket of flowers! Super cool!
    c

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  4. Your creative mind works MAGIC!! love your take on the challenges, Kim! The faux stitching really makes a difference, huh? Thanks so much for playing Virginia's View Challenge!

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  5. Love your pocket with the pretty blooms growing out of it!

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  6. Oh, this totally made me smile! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  7. Well done on all the challenges, Kim! This is simply adorable!! Thank you for joining in the fun at ATCAS! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. Such a sweet take on the sketch! Love that denim pocket!

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  9. I love how the flowers in your pocket peek up over the top of your card! Thanks for sharing this beauty with us at ATCAS. :)

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  10. Great take on the challenges, very creative!

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  11. So pretty... what a great take on the challenge and great job combining them. I love the flowers and the leaves being off the top of the card. So glad you joined us at ATCAS this week and shared this fabulous card
    Jaydee

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