Saturday’s class is all about working with card sketches. I love picking stamps and papers, inks and embellishments, but sometimes I just can’t figure out how to pull it all together. But if I use a sketch from one of the many card sketch challenge sites, the “hard” work is done for me. I always check out the Wednesday sketch challenge at Splitcoast, but there are many other good ones out there. For clean and simple (CAS) cards, I really like the Fall To Layouts at Clean & Simple Stamping. Mojo Monday is another good site.
Sometimes I create a sketch from a card with a layout I really like. I came across this card by Janette Olen. I don’t know if she used a card sketch, but I have seen many cards with similar layouts. So I created my own card sketch (at left) and then using designer paper from Patio Party and the Make A Cake stamp set, I created the card below: