Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Around The World On Wednesday-Sketch Challenge

Hello Friends!  

Today we are going Around The World on Wednesday with my creative pals.  

This month we are bringing you a sketch challenge.  

It will be so fun to see everyone's take on the sketch, and to see what stamp sets they will use! 

Here is our sketch:

And here is my take on this sketch: 

This is my third card this week for my Inspired Sketches series.  

Each day this week I will share a new project using the Inspired Sketches stamp.

How You Can Make It


Inspired Sketches Stamp Set
Memento Black Ink Pad
Basic Black card stock
Wild Wheat card stock
Basic White card stock
Very Vanilla & Black ribbon
In Color Gems
Countryside Corners dies
In Color DSP
Wild Wheat Stampin Blends
Pebbled Path Stampin Blends


Card Base: Wild Wheat: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 score 4 1/4
Card Liner: Basic White: 4 x 5 1/4
Front Mat: Basic Black: 4 x 5 1/4
DSP Strips: In Color: 3@3/4 x 5 1/4
Focal Tag: Basi White: 3 1/4 x 2 3/4
Greeting Tag: Basic White: 1 x 2 3/4 
Greeting Tag Mat: Basic Black: 1 1/4 x 3

  1. Color the ribbon with a Wild Wheat blend and set it aside to dry. 
  2. Fold the card base on the score line and burnish it flat with a bone folder.
  3. Add a Basic White liner to the inside of the card. 
  4. Add DSP strips to the Basic Black front mat.  Trim off any excess and then add it to the front of the card base. 
  5. Stamp the mushroom image on Basic White card stock. Die cut and then color with Stampin Blends. 
  6. Stamp the greeting in Memento Black ink and then die cut. Add to Basic Black mat layer. 
  7. Add the image and greeting to the card front using dimensional. 
  8. Add a bow with glue dots. 
  9. Embellish with Pebbled Path in color dots. 
Now please hop along in our blog hop to see what my creative friends have to inspire you with today: 


  1. Loved that you chose the lovely mushrooms for this sketch. Coloring the ribbon to coordinate with the strips of DSP is fab. x

  2. I love your color combination and colored ribbon! What a great way to showcase this stamp set!

  3. Such a fabulous card Shel. I love the wild wheat mushroom and card stock strips!!

  4. I like the pairing of Wild Wheat with Basic Black. It's a striking combination. :-)

  5. Great use of Wild Wheat! Love the ribbon you colored! Such a handsome and striking card!

  6. I love the tinted ribbon and that mushroom! Beautiful creation!


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