Thursday, April 5, 2012

Old Guys Rule

It's time for the monthly sketch challenge SSNSC06 over at the Sparkle N Sprinkle Blog

I decided to flip the sketch to landscape and took the liberty enlarging the circle to make it my focal point...I mean, like, this old guy is a big dude and that small circle just wouldn't hold him.  ;-)

I used my favorite DCWV Citrus Stack, a bit of wavy stitching and that bendy ruler I showed you in my WOYWW post was used to create the wavy border panel.  I even gave him a bit of sun burn.  LOL

It was really warm here today...pushing 90 so a cool dip in the pool was my inspiration. (Ours is too cool for me still...brrrr)

For those of you who made a guess as to which one was me in the WOYWW post yesterday....well, you were all wrong.  I'm the one on the R with the gigantic forehead.  Thanks, Dad...and yes, I still have it and keep it well covered up with bangs.

Thanks for stopping by...I appreciate your comments.

Supply List
Paper - DCWV Citrus Cardstack; Neenah; Xpress It
Ink - Memento Black; Copics
Other - SNS glitter Lemonade G1091S, Waterfall G1071, Rosy Red G1036; Quickie Glue pen; Spellbinders Circle, Scalloped Circle dies; sewing machine; bendable ruler
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Becky said...

Charlene, this is so cute....I love the wave you created....I would have sworn you were the one on the left, lol!!!

Julie Z said...

So fun Charlene!! Just makes me laugh. That's one of my favorite new sayings from SNS - & I love the stamp you paired it up with!! Really cute card!

Donna Ellis said...

WOWOW Charlene! What a great card! Love all the sparkly you've added (and captured so well with your photography). The use of design elements in the sketch are awesome! You've helped inspire me for my card (whenever the hands start working again). The stitching also looks awesome with the swirling-watery background paper! Thanks for sharing your masterpiece!

Brenda said...

LOVE IT!!! The Citrus Stack is one of my favorites too!!! I just purchased another one LOL. Great job on the sketch!!

Barbara Bruder said...

Charlene, what a great card!!! I really like the papers you used and you're right, that guy definitely needed a bigger circle. LOL

Katy said...

This is so awesome!! I love it! I love all the glittery! I will have to look at the citrus stack--because I love bright and summer papers! :)

April said...

Really cute! Great take on the sketch! Love it!

jen said...

What a fun card! I love the wavy stitching & his sunburn is just right! ;)
Love the pic of you & your sis!!!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Charlene.

Hugs Riet.xx

Lorene said...

Love this card. Great Job!!! What a clever layout. Love the sparkle and shine.

Ellen Taylor said...

Fun card! Love all the glitter and that image is sure to bring a smile!

Sue from Oregon said...

Very fun Charlene! It is still cold here...anywhere from 40-60 or so. Arizona was 90 though!!! A whole different world!!

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