Stamp-Off Sketch Challenge

Stamp-Off Sketch Challenge

It’s Friday – and that means another Stamp-Off Challenge with my friends Susan & Jackie & me!

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This week, we have a sketch challenge for you. It’s a really fun one. Here’s the sketch.

Really cute, right? This is a perfect “go to” design if you’re stuck for ideas. I made two cards with the sketch. I posted one yesterday just for funsies; and here’s the one for the challenge.

Bella & Friends, Stampin' Up!

I just thought all the little animals would be perfect for this one – so I used Bella & Friends for the main image and the embellishment.

I stamped all the images in Basic Black Archival Ink, then watercolored with our amazing Watercolor Pencils from the Occasons Catalog. I used Blender Pens to blend the ink. I love our Watercolor Pencils. They’re so easy to use – and perfect for beginners as well as more advanced stampers.

I got my color inspiration from the Party Animal Designer Series Paper that I used for the layers (Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Emerald Envy, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White) – plus I aded a little Old Olive for the turtle. And I used the Layering Ovals Framelits for the ovals around the main image. I used my trusty Paper Snips to fussy cut the parrot.

Give our sketch challenge a try! And for even more inspiration, check out what Susan & Jackie did with this sketch. You’ll be wowed, I know. My jaw always drops and I’m totally inspired by their work. Here’s Susan’s blog, and here’s Jackie’s.

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Thanks for stopping by Stamping with Buffy. Have a wonderful day!

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About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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7 Responses to Stamp-Off Sketch Challenge

  1. Susan Horr says:

    Very cute card, Buffy. You did some awesome fussy cutting too!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jackie says:

    Buffy, this is sooooo cute. The little critters are perfect for the sketch. The cut out parrot is darling. Love all the colors. Sorry that I was late launching this am. I edited my post last night and the time reset.

    Liked by 1 person

    • buffycooper says:

      Thanks, Jackie! I love this set and haven’t used it nearly enough. (And no worries; I’m late checking in, so I didn’t even know! That’s one of the cool things about this challenge – you can be flexible!)


  3. bernath says:

    TRES MIGNONNE %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

    Liked by 1 person

  4. debsmart says:

    Adorable!! Great colouring – I love the watercolour pencils 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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