Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Sweet Gretchen ~ The Sweet Stop #23

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Happy Wednesday Everyone! I know things have been pretty quiet these past few days but I haven’t spent a whole lot of time on the computer. So many things to do around the house and organizing the family’s busy schedule! Whew! I love the hustle and bustle and the feeling of change! The markets are full of harvest vegetables & fruits and I went a little crazy yesterday. I bought a box, yes BOX of fruits & veggies and have been busy making soups and purees, casseroles and pies. If you had seen my hubby’s face yesterday when I arrived home! Of course, with 3 growing boys, I feel like I actually AM feeding an army these days!

I also have been busy working on a whole bunch of DT cards but I can’t show them to you…….YET!!  But I promise that I will soon be able to share and I can’t wait.

Today I have my card for the Sweet Stop to show you. It is such a great sketch and I seized the opportunity to use the Sweet Gretchen set. She is one of the older sets but she is new to me and I just love her sweet little expression and she is also on SALE!

  She is the perfect image to paper piece as well. I stamped her once on my Neenah Solar crest and then another time on the patterned paper. I used a brown prismacolor pencil & OMS to shade a little bit on the dress and then my copics to color the collar and the belt. Then I cut it out and adhered it to the Neenah image. I love the look it gives to the card with the same patterned paper as the background!

  • Stamps: Sweet ‘n Sassy Sweet Gretchen –image and sentiment
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper: SU Cardstock, Basic Grey Porcelain
  • Coloring: Copic Markers, Prismacolors & OMS
  • Embellies: K&Co Adhesive Gems, Papertrey Ribbon

Thanks for stopping by and tomorrow it is the Sweet ‘n Sassy Blog Hop and we will be showing you our newest releases plus there will be a chance to win them.


Shelly Schmidt said...

What a sweet card- I love the coloring and the BG paper is awesome. TFS

Jannie said...

Oh this is so adorable!
love your sweet image and gorgeous colour combo!

Hugs Jannie

Debbie said...

Love the paper piecing... Great job...and with my husband and 2 sons who are 19 & 16, I know what it is like to feed an army of men...Good Luck is all I can

Anonymous said...

This is just too cute :). I haven't used Gretchen in a while and this adorable card makes me want to break her out again :). Lovely card, Jeanette!

Kelly Schelske said...

Suepr cute Jeanette!

Hugs, Kelly

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

What a cute card, really lovely, super!
Hugs Jacqueline

Barb g (WV) said...

Jeanette, this is about as pretty as I've ever seen Gretchen! The pattern papers are beautiful.



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