SWAT August Sketch

Hi Everyone, and welcome to my new followers and thank you to everyone who has been visiting me and leaving comments.  I've had a rather busy week this week catching up with some now overdue swap commitments.  We've still got tradesman working at our old house doing a few touch ups inside and painting the exterior.  Yesterday we had a Nurse from the Aged Care Assessment Team visit to check up and follow up on mum and how we are all managing with her Alzhiemer's which was great as we now have a support person we can contact if we have any questions or problems.  And last night Hubby and I had dinner out with a close friend.

Today being Friday we are off to do some shopping and running of errands and hubby has to have another blood test as we still haven't got to the bottom of his health concerns.  We are both hoping the weather remains fine for the weekend, as there is lots to do around the place both here and at the old house in the garden.

This is the first of two DT Posts I will be sharing with you today.  This one is for the monthly sketch challenge over at Sketches with a Twist.  The sketch is predominately for a scrap layout but we do accept card entries and my challenge is to use this sketch to make a card as an example.

So firstly here is the sketch.



And the twist this month is to use paint or misting.

Here is my card!


I have made my own Glimmer mist by mixing a little bit of my Stampin' Up! Old Olive Reinker Dye with water and adding some Gold Perfect Pearls Powder.  I used the mist last and sprayed over all the elements of my card.  You can see its more heavily concentrated on the right hand side.  The cardstock, most of the punches my butterfly stamp and sentiment are also from Stampin' Up!  Whilst the patterned papers are from the Citronella Paper Collection from K&Company and lastly some rhinestones and pearls to finish.

The punches I have used are 1 3/8 Circle, 1 1/2 Circle, 1/2 Inch Circle, Scallop Circle, Scallop Border,  XL 2 Step Bird Punch (for leaves) all from Stampin' Up! and the Fiskars Small Daisy and EK Success 1 inch Circle Punch.

There is loads more inspiration from the DT using this sketch and the twist to be admired over at the Sketches with a Twist Blog so be sure to pop over and take a look and we would love it if you joined the fun and played along with us too!

Other Challenges I am entering this card in are:

Crazy Amigo Challenge - Dies and Punches
Try it on Tuesday - Anything Goes for July
Twisted Tuesday Challenge - 2TC17 Fifth Tuesday Free for All
Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenges - #93 Things with Wings

9 comments:

Julie Short said...

Good take on the challenge Danie. I hope Rod is ok? Takes ages to get house stuff done doesn't it?

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

What a great representation of the sketch :-) love the papers you have used and the different elements. This is a really pretty piece of work :-)
Love lisa xxx

Zoe said...

What a great card, and a very accurate interetation of the sketch, hope your hubby soon gets some results xxx

jane stillman said...

A great interpretation of the sketch, love the way you have coloured the butterfly

sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous, I love the colours and shapes you have used.
I hope you hubby is felling better soon.

Hugs Sue

Linda said...

Gorgeous card hun and lovely papers. I hope that they can get to the bottom of your hubby's health concerns soon.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Bee and Dee said...

A great card lovely colour combo. Thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge. Hugs Bee

Meggymay said...

A realy pretty card, thank you for sharing it with us at TioT's this time.
Yvonne

Patty Gorka said...

Oh, wow you did a wonderful job with this sketch! Thanks for playing along this week at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!