Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge 57

I'm so glad I got a little time to play along with the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge group this week!  They're just the nicest people there and of course WM stamps are beyond fantastic.  Here's this week's sketch from Julia Aston.
I flipped the sketch so that I could use my new paper lantern stamps.  The colors were chosen to match the patterned paper (love the scalloped pattern).  Each lantern was stamped and fussy cut.  
I added the lantern tassels in matching colors.  The tassels were super easy to make with embroidery floss and small glass beads.  If you look really closely, I've hung the lanterns with eye pins that are actually used for jewelry making.   
I had no intention of using the eye pins, but I lost the small stamp for the lantern hanger!  I tore up my craft table, but no luck finding it:(  

Even though I lost a stamp, I still enjoyed making this one!  Thanks for stopping by!
{aloha, jj} 

Stamps: Asian Additions (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Ink: Deep Lagoon (Blue, Colorbox liquid chalk), Mustard (Yellow, American Crafts pigment), Cranberry (Red, Colorbox), Peeled Paint (Distress)
Paper: Patterned paper (Pebbles - Lil' Miss Collection), Cream cardstock
Embellishments: Jute twine, glass beads


  1. Oh so pretty! I love the bright colours & the wee tassels are very sweet.

  2. Fabulous card - bright, cheerful and just love the lanterns!

  3. Oh LOVE those lanterns with their colorful tassels! So sweet and perfect for this sketch. The patterned paper you chose looks so amazing with this whole theme!

  4. Love your colorful lanterns and the wonderful tassels you made!! Thanks for playing with the WMS sketch this week!

  5. I love all the colors you used on this one. It just screams PARTY!!! I love the lanterns with the little colored tassels with the beads! Everything matches perfectly!

  6. What a beuatiful card. nice done with the lanterns.

    hugs Astrid.

  7. It sucks that you lost the hanger stamp, but omg, the eye pins are such an amazing touch! I love the beaded tassels, and the fantastic bright celebration colours. I {heart} this awesome card!


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