Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Happy Birthday



With Archiver's closing a few months ago, I  haven't bought any 6x6 patterned paper packs lately and honestly haven't missed them much as I'm not much of a patterned paper user, but there are times when a touch of patterned paper provides the right touch. I had made this card without any paper and it didn't look finished to me.  I added the strip of patterned paper against a strip of deep purple cardstock.  To me, this finished the card off.  I think this one might go to Ryan.  The patterned paper actually reminds me of clothes he would where.  He is a bit of a trendy dresser so the combination of patterned paper with music would suit him well.

And of course, the sketch layout is another awesome one from. CASE this Sketch.



21 comments:

  1. you are right the DSP does make the perfect finish and this is a great and unique take on the sketch (and we love this!)

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  2. The card is indeed finished with that DP! Great music swirl! Hugs, Gerrina

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  3. I LOVE your take on the sketch Lynn!
    Great colors that you picked too!

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  4. Love your take on the sketch and the edging does finish it off so nicely - great guy card :)

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  5. EEEK! I love this, Lynn! The patterned paper finishes it of nicely! :)

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  6. Awesome touch of patterned paper!

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  7. funny how one little thing makes such a big impact! That strip makes the card look all dressed up...just like your sharp dressed son! ox

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  8. Your little strip of paper makes all the difference. Fabulous card!!

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  9. It's so perfect for Ryan with the musical notes, colors and perfect bit of patterned paper - he'll love it! ♥

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  10. Oh, this is wonderful! A perfect take on the sketch!

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  11. You're right, the patterned paper and card stock strip is the perfect finishing touch to this fabulous CAS card!

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  12. Love this Lynn, that is the perfect set for this sketch! The patterned paper is such a nice finishing touch!

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  13. This is lovely, the music notes in the BG are truly a music to my eyes :)

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  14. Fabulous card! I love your choice of papers to finish it. Another awesome masculine card. :-)

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  15. Fabulous design, and that patterned paper really does add that extra something. Love the musical notes behind the sentiment.

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  16. This is so striking, Lynn! Really love the combination of gray and navy!

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  17. Yup - that touch of patterned paper is perfect! Love it! Thanks for playing along with CAS(E) This Sketch this week!

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  18. I'd be LOST without my patterned paper! LOL! LOVE the strip you added and now I'm singing THAT song!

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  19. Perfect use of pattern paper with your awesome stamping! I am like you, I do love a good pad of pattern paper, but sometimes, I hardly use it at all :) This is one GREAT guy card!

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  20. Love the flow of the musical notes--great take on the sketch! Thanks so much for joining CAS(E) this Sketch!

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