Positive Inkers December Blog Hop

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Hey y'all! 
Can you believe it's December??? I'm going to be really transparent here, I haven't really been jolly or happy about the holidays coming. Normally I would be singing carols and watching Hallmark Movies but this year I'm just zapped. It's been a really hard for me this fall. Returning to the classroom and teaching face to face in a pandemic that half of the people don't think is a big deal, has really been draining. But working with a therapist is helping and you know what.... we decorated for Christmas over the Thanksgiving break. Got a tree and got it up. I have a BUNCH of crafty additions planned and ready for me to create. 

Let’s dive into this months blog hop. We are working with this sketch. 

I love a good sketch but I also love a sketch that inspires me. This sketch really inspires me more than I was drawn to the actual placement of the sketch. I loved the dots and the large area for a sentiment. And the “leaves” looked a lot like feathers. So I pulled out my timeless treasures stamp set and went to work. 

Details for today's card



As much as I tried, I couldn’t do the tilted thing. I wanted to but my card making style is very straight. I moved the feathers over to the right because they felt off balanced to me. The labels I used for the sentiment area are from the Stitched so Sweetly die set. I stamped the dot paper with the back of a photo polymer stamp. 

Products Used:


Positive Inkers December Blog Hop

 

Sandy McCullough – Canada - https://lollyandsand.blogspot.com/2020/11/art-gallery-bundle-stampin-up-positive.html

 

Maheswari Raja-Guru – Australia - https://mystampgarden.blogspot.com/2020/12/stampin-up-forever-fern-positive-inkers.html

 

Elly Rijnvis – Netherlands - https://www.ellycreatecardsgiftsandmore.nl/peaceful-boughtornamental-envelopes-bloghop-december-positive-inkers/

 

Kate Bolt – UK - https://inkstampshare.ink/2020/12/positive-inkers-sketch-challenge.html

 

Karen Day – USA -  You are here

 

Anne Marie Hile – USA - http://www.stampinanne.com/2020/12/positive-inkers-global-design-team.html

 

Jo Blackman – UK - https://www.joblackman.com/2020/12/positive-inkers-global-design-team.html


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3 comments

  1. Lovely card Karen, different way of using the Sketch, it's Amazing.

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  2. The pandemic is part of our lives and makes it difficult for us to be alway positive. I would like to let you know that I can feel that part of your story and wish you a lot of strength!
    Through your interpretation of the sketch I learn to look at a sketch differently! And I love that! Thank you for the inspiration! gr Elly

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  3. I love your interpretation of the sketch and your reasons behind it, I struggle with the tilted thing too x

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