Monday, June 1, 2015

Fashionable Card - STAMPlorations Sketch Challenge

Well this post is going to be a little quick and dirty which is waaaaaay off base for me. But it's been a long weekend and I'm just barely skipping in with my newest card for the 


Isn't this lady funky funky cool? She's the hip chick from the CityGirl stamp set designed by Shirley Bampton. STAMPlorations has added two new stamp designers this year and Shirley specializes in sketchy whimsical designs with her line, The Bee's Knees.

Here's the sketch:
http://stamplorations.blogspot.com/2015/06/sketch-challenge-35.html

This sketch was slightly different than my normal style because there was a lot of white space. But hey - when given white space, you can always splash it up, right? Which is exactly what I did! I made a colorful strip by using some gelatos and then stamped some city names into it. Then I splashed around onto the white space. 


I paper pieced CityGirl's trench coat using some paper from the DCWV Haute Pink paper pack. All in all I think it's graphic and wicked cool. I'm pleased.

I'm sending this over to the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create - ATG with Subway Art option
Just Us Girls - Paper Piecing


The STAMPlorations sketch challenge runs for the ENTIRE MONTH! Woohooo! So make sure you play along because we've got some FAB-o prizes to give away AND you could win a guest design spot, too!

42 comments:

  1. Such a fabulous design! Love that fashionable clothes. Very eye-catching!

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  2. Love the paper piecing and the cities inspired panel. :)

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  3. Love the strip of cities in the background and her beautiful paper pieced dress. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  4. Brilliant Becca very striking x

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  5. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create and I hope you'll join us again soon.

    Hugs,
    Em AKA Creative Em
    613 Avenue Create DT

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  6. Your card is FABULOUS Becca !

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  7. You know I am all about Miss City Girl! Love the masked border too - great look! Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

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  8. Oh my...this is really fantastic. Love that strip of city names and how you paper-pieced that trench. Brilliant.

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  9. Oh my...this is really fantastic. Love that strip of city names and how you paper-pieced that trench. Brilliant.

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  10. This is so awesome!! I love the colors!! The image is fabulous - love the paper-piecing!! What a gorgeous card this is!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  11. A fabulous take on the sketch Becca...and so much white space left too. Carol x

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  12. She's looking fabulous!!! (Has she gelled her hair?) Love the splattering too.

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  13. I think this is the most awesome card I have seen made with this set! Love it!

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  14. This card is fabulous!! I like how you do white space!! I also love the paper pieced jacket. I actually thought that was part of the stamp and you colored it in!! You rocked the sketch!

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  15. Great card! I love the strip with all the great cities in there. Her coat is right in there with the best fashion. very cool card!

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  16. Very cool! Love your twist on Shirley's sketch. It's got 'you' all over it! Really a fun card! Bev

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  17. Yep, she's a hip chick!! The washes of color and splatters are perfect with her. Terrific design Becca!

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  18. Becca this is fabulous - love the grungy look to it, and the paper piecing is perfect for her outfit.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  19. Love that mysterious lady's paper pieced overcoat! Great touch with the splatters. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

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  20. Very groovy, love the splatters in the background! :)

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  21. Wow...she sure is fabulous...love the card.

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  22. Love it, Becca! Love the vibrant colors and the image is fabulous!

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  23. Absolutely gorgeous, Becca! Love the colors!

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  24. Very artsy and fun -love the colors! Citygirl looks very stylish! :)

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  25. Great paper piecing Becca, love this fun card! Hugs Carole Z X

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  26. Loooove that girl....adore the Gelato bright strip and even more, the names of the cities....works such a treat. ADORE this card!!! And I think I might actually have time to JOIN IN ......about jolly time. eh????!!!!! Here's hoping I can, anyways;)

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  27. I am thinking that what is FABULOUS is you and this super fun, spunky card you have created!!! Super well done and holy cow the colors are awesome - wait, yiu are awesome, too!!! Awesome and fabulous - there, that is enough ego boosting for one comment!!!

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  28. She looks stunning in that paper pieced coat, Becca!!!!! Clever idea to stamp the city names and I love the circles and the little star you've got there!!! She looks so cool and your card is lovely!!!!
    Have a great day!!!

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  29. Love your strip with the city names--such a great element! Wonderful card, Becca!

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  30. Becca, this card rocks! Love the red/orange/pinks you used, and that city gal looks pretty swanky in her paper pieced coat! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  31. It is definitely wicked cool — which is really only what we've come to expect, Becca. ;) Love the strip with the city names to go along with this city girl. And so excited to be playing along with you this month!

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  32. Wow I love this lady stamp
    and I LOVE your paper pieced CityGirl's trench coat looks like its a pattern on her coat
    COOOL COOOL COOL card Becca and you nailed the sketch
    me I am having problem with this sketch please help meeee hehehe
    hugs, Monika

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  33. Stylish indeed, Becca! Could you send a coat, exactly like that, my way, please? I have space in my wardrobe...
    hugs~c

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  34. You totally rocked the sketch with this stylish look ! I love the vertical panel you created :)

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  35. Oh she is so fabulous, love the design and all the elements.

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