Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Still a Favorite Sketch - OWH #123

Do you have a favorite/go-to sketch that you use often? Mine is Operation Write Home's sketch #123. It's perfect for highlighting some amazing patterned paper and adding a simple sentiment paired with a die cut or image. I made 4 cards using the sketch and different Doodlebug papers.

Paper - Doodlebug - Fun in the Sun collection
Stamp - Reverse Confetti
Flower die cuts - Lil Inker Designs
Ink - Versafine
Brads - The Eyelet Outlet

Some of my favorite and commonly used crafting tools:
Tonic Studios guillotine paper trimmer
Scotch ATG (Advanced Tape Glider) glue gun
Sizzix BIGkick die cut machine
We R Memory Keepers brad setter and piercing tool
We R Memory Keepers Crop-a-Dile Corner Chomper
Scotch Mounting Tape 3/4"
Scotch Quick-Dry Adhesive liquid glue
MISTI stamping tool
Accent Opaque Digital 100# cover weight paper for card bases

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  1. Nice cards! I know you love this sketch, and I can see why with these examples. You did a great job with the papers and sentiment. I like how you change out the heart/embellishment to fit your paper choices.

    1. Thank you, Jennifer! I would actually use this sketch all the time, but I know people like to see some variety. :)

  2. YES! This is one of my all time favorite sketches as well! I have used it many times. Beautiful cards!

    1. Thank you, Beth! I have a feeling this sketch is loved by quite a few card-makers. :)

  3. Thank you for the measurements. When you make the mat for the paper, how much larger do cut it than the paper?

    1. I'm glad to share measurements! Generally I add 1/8" for matting unless I want a thicker mat, then I'll add 1/4". This set of cards has 1/8" mats.

    2. Wow! That was a fast response! Thank you!

      The matting makes it look so professional. Many times I think my mat is too big. I will try 1/8". Thank you