CAS(E) This Sketch 169

Thursday, April 21, 2016

I can hardly believe it's Thursday already!  My vacation is nearly over but on the bright side there's a new sketch at CAS(E) This Sketch!



I did a pretty liberal interpretation of the sketch this week.  The sentiment is doing double-duty as the horizontal line and since it didn't go all the way across the front of the card I stuck on a sequin to sort of carry the theme across.

My Christmas card stash is sorely lacking this year, surprise surprise, so I figured I better hop to it.  I really liked the challenge this week at Merry Monday to use purple, white, and silver but I can say, with no shame, that this card looked much better in my head than it does in the execution.  But I can at least knock one card off all the ones I'll need come December!


Thanks for stopping by and be sure to check out the cards from my CAS(E) This Sketch teamies this week.  I hope to see you in the gallery over there!

Supplies
Stamps:  Jingle All the Way (Technique Tuesday)
Paper:  White (Spectrum Noir); Elegant Eggplant, Brushed Silver (SU)
Ink:  Versamark
Accessories:  Sketch Tree die (Memory Box); Midnight Blend sequins (Avery Elle); silver embossing powder

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13 Responses to “CAS(E) This Sketch 169”

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, I love your take on the sketch, Jen!

Patti said...

Oh cool!! I just love your take on this sketch!!

Enjoy the rest of your vacation!

Patti

Happy Dance said...

I think your interpretation on the sketch works really well. This is such a sweet Christmas card, and I'll bet they'd be fairly easy to mass produce...in all kinds of Christmassy colors! This is a fabulous card! Love it. Bev

Bonnie said...

What a fun tree die and so pretty on the purple background, Jen! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

Lisa said...

Wonderful holiday card Jen!

Karren said...

Very trendy and graphic! I love every card you make with this Christmas tree and this is no exception.

Petra Swart said...

Oh, I love that Christmas tree, Jen - beautiful in silver on the deep purple!!! Perfectly finished off with the sentiment and shiny sequins!!!!
Enjoy the last days of the vacation and happy crafting!!!
Hugz

Notes by Nina said...

Wonderful card Jen, I love the your fun tree and it looks fabulous on the purple background. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Tracey McNeely said...

Fantastic Jen, purple and a Christmas tree then topped off with sequins? LOVE!

Crafty Cakes and Cards said...

Lovely, colourful, clean simple style that stood out from the crowd.

TaeEun said...

What a stylish color combo! Fabulous take on the sketch!

Linda said...

Lovely card with you silver tree on the purple. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

Linda Callahan said...

Stylish!