Tuesday, July 14, 2009


At first this sketch had me a bit worried. However, as I looked at it more closely the possibilities really started springing to mind. It truly challenged my creative thinking to go outside of the box a bit. And that is one of the things I love most about this group. The challenge sketches force me to stretch my imagination.

For the background, I decided to go with a new technique I just learned on SCS called faux grid. On shiny cardstock I stamped various leaves in the colors I chose and created the tile around them. For the yellow rectangles I used a technique called faux linen created by sanding shiny white cardstock then sponging ink over it. Unfortunately the faux linen doesn't show up in the picture.

Thank you Ms. M for a truly challenging, exciting sketch!

Lisa ;)


  1. Lisa...this is so beautiful! What a great masculine card! You did a great job with the faux techniques you've learned on SCS. That faux grid is awesome! I love how you interpreted the sketch. It really was a tough one for me. Now that I look at your sketch, I'm wondering why I was so stressed out about it - your card flows so smoothly. So glad you can share your talents on the TT team. Hugs, Darla

  2. This is GORGEOUS Lisa! I love the distressed look of the two panels and the grid is fantastic, too. Your color scheme is lovely on this as well. You REALLY rocked this one!!!

  3. Hey Lisa,

    I really like what you did with that last MTT sketch before we went on Hiatus!!! Sorry I have not been by much lately life has just gotten crazy, but I wanted to come by and congratulate you on the new Inktegrity Team and I look forward to getting to work with you on another team too!!! Yea!!!!


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