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Simple Sentiment for a Simple Sketch


Today’s Operation Write Home sketch challenge is a simple one, but one that can lead to all sorts of ideas. For my card, I simply let the kraft paper show through between the four different papers set at an angle. The papers are all from Amy Tangerine’s Ready Set Go collection by American Crafts and the little orange brad is from Creative Imaginations’ Narratives set. I wanted to keep everything clean and simple on the card, so I didn’t ink any of the edges and I stamped a simple sentiment that can be used for many different occasions.

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Comments: 15

  1. Cora Jean April 13, 2014 at 3:51 pm Reply

    I really like your take on this sketch. Letting the kraft paper show through is brilliant

    • Small Talk Mama April 13, 2014 at 9:59 pm Reply

      Thanks, Cora Jean. I’m not sure it’s brilliant (but thank you for that), but it sure was easy! Thanks for stopping by for a look.

  2. Donna H April 13, 2014 at 5:02 pm Reply

    Beautiful card. I love the papers and what a great way to finish off your card by letting the kraft paper show through. Wish I have thought of that. I may make a few more of these and do it your way. Thanks for the inspiration here. Enjoy your week ahead.

    • Small Talk Mama April 13, 2014 at 10:03 pm Reply

      Thanks, Donna. I have to say this was a pretty easy way to finish the card. I was thinking I might also do a few more cards based on this sketch, just because this was so easy.

  3. The Scrap Tree April 13, 2014 at 6:12 pm Reply

    What beautful colors you have put together here and I love the card variation of patterns you used in each area of the card!Thanks for sharing! – Kristal

    • Small Talk Mama April 13, 2014 at 10:04 pm Reply

      . . . and thanks for stopping by for a look! So glad you liked it.

  4. Marlene D April 13, 2014 at 6:54 pm Reply

    Beautiful take on the sketch! How clever to use four different coordinating papers. Great idea to have the craft paper show for the strips. Thanks for playing!

  5. Shari B April 13, 2014 at 7:30 pm Reply

    Wow, this is gorgeous! Love the colors, combination of papers and the brad and sentiment placement are perfect! Beautiful!

    • Small Talk Mama April 13, 2014 at 10:06 pm Reply

      Thank you so much, Shari. I’m glad you like the card and thanks for stopping by for a look.

  6. Linda L April 13, 2014 at 8:01 pm Reply

    Well done! Love the look with the papers! Tfs!

  7. Cheryl A April 13, 2014 at 10:45 pm Reply

    Love your take on the sketch, really love the scrappy feel, but so nicely balanced! TFS!

  8. cteysko April 14, 2014 at 3:32 pm Reply

    What a great idea, Cora! I love using patterned paper, and this sketch is perfect for that. Had to Pin this one!

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