TESC128 Adore Him

September 17th, 2010

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Happy Friday!  Time for another sketch challenge from Taylor – TESC128.  Everyone is welcome to play along  – Taylored Expressions stamps are NOT a requirement.  This is an easy and versatile sketch, but when I first saw it all I could think of was people sitting in a theater looking at a big movie screen.  I had to resist the urge to go with the obvious and create a card with Cuppie in the theater, so I started looking around at what else I might want to work with.  I just got a big Stampin’ Up order a couple of days ago. (yes, I still buy SU stuff) and realized that this silhouette image would work well with the sketch. Also I’ve been wanting to try the bouncing brayer technique that Baker’s Dozen member Charmaine Ikach does so beautifully.  Here’s what I came up with.

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So often these Bethlehem scenes are done in blues, but I’m not much a blue person so I decided to go with purples instead. I used the Parfait SU Kaleidacolor pad (please tell me I’m not the only person with over a dozen of these K-pads – one of my original stamping obsessions – LOL!) along with Elegant Eggplant and Rich Razzleberry cardstock.  The image was heat embossed (black craft ink and clear ep) on shimmer white cs and black was used for matting.  Ribbon is Rich Razzleberry satin.  The Arbor border punch with Taylor’s Tiny Twinkles finish off the design.

Now let’s see what the rest of the Sketch Crew has in store for us today –

Go to Taylor’s blog for all the info to play along with us!  Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a great weekend!

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10 Responses to “TESC128 Adore Him”

  1. Sherrie Says:

    What a pretty skyline Jami! That silhouette looks so pretty against it! Have a great weekend!

  2. Monika/buzsy Says:

    Lovely card Jami! Love the embossed image and the great technique… fabulous colors! :o)

  3. Cheryl M. Says:

    This card is beautiful! The purple was a wonderful choice! The reason for the season to be sure! Again, so pretty.

  4. Rose Kerry Says:

    I love your card, the purples are awesome and the bouncing brayer effect is beautiful. Excellent work.

  5. jen Says:

    Wow Jami, I love the purple on there!

  6. Jodi Says:

    The bouncing brayer technique is OUT of this world gorgeous on this Jami!! What a STUNNER!!

  7. Bev J. Says:

    So beautiful-love the brayered background for that great image.

  8. Rachel (Gingerbread Gal) Says:

    Stunning! The background is beautiful! Gorgeous work Jami!

  9. Barbara Says:

    WOW Jami!!—-BEAUTIFUL!

    Barbara in Bellflower

  10. Melissa Sauls Says:

    WOWOWOW!! This is absolutely STUNNING Jami!! FAbulous job my friend!

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