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Welcome! This is the place where I share my artsy and crafty projects. I am an evolving artist these days ... finding myself enjoying less of the cards and mini albums that I have made for years, and turning to art journaling and more artistic endeavors. I have always enjoyed some craft or other, and some of my earliest memories of my mother helping me make paper dolls and other crafts. I am now in my 60's and finding myself more passionately enjoying creating beautiful things and learning new skills and techniques and products.

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The Kraft Journal - Use Any Sketch!

This week's challenge for The Kraft Journal is to use any sketch you choose to create a project using either Kraft Paper, or any or the great products available from Kraft Outlet.  For my sketch I went to one of my 'Go To' sketch challenges, and the 'home' of my very first design team position, Unscripted Sketches.  The sketch I chose is 'Sketch 189 + a Piggyback', and I always loved doing the piggyback challenges, so that was fun too!  Here is the sketch I followed ...

The Piggyback part of this sketch was doing something special with the circle, like layering, inking, making it a focal point, etc.  So I chose to make it the focal point by using a vintage image I found online.  I also layered it with some coordinating card stock and popped it up with some foam dots.  Here is the card that I created based on the sketch ...

And here are the details ...


  • Cuttlebug and Classic Circles Small and Scalloped Circles Small Spellbinders Dies
  • EK Success Medium Corner Rounding Punch
  • Marttha Stewart / EK Success Paper Trimmer
  • Martha Stewart / EK Success Mini Scoring Tool
  • Scissors, Ruler, Kraft Knife

This is a great card, very easy and you could easily make a bunch by this sketch to have on hand.  Thanks for stopping by!  Blessings

1 comment:

Susan M. Brown {sbartist} said...

Love the card using sketch #189 - your floral shabby chic style is beautiful. We certainly miss you over at Unscripted Sketches, but I'm happily following you as a subscriber. Happy Monday :)