Friday, September 14, 2012

I Was "Spied"! ISSC33

Kim Teasdale, the admin for iSpy Sketches contacted me about a month ago and asked if I minded if she used one of my convention swap cards for a sketch challenge today. Um, let me think about that for a nanosecond......heck, NO, I don't mind - what an honor! This was the swap card that caught her eye, so today I decided to make another using that sketch, and stick with the holiday theme.

It's amazing what a completely different "feel" this card has, compared to the original. Cute versus elegant, I guess (kinda like me, haha).

I just had to add that strip of Champagne Glimmer - seems I've been on a Glimmer binge lately.  Can't help it! Adding a bit of bling just takes a card to a whole new level, don't you agree?

I hope you'll play along with the sketch challenge this week at iSpy Sketches. I can't wait to see all the various interpretations of the sketch from other crafty folks!

Thanks, Kim, for choosing my card for your inspiration sketch this week (and inspiring the card for my next Christmas Club)!
Smiley from

Stamps: Greeting Card Kids, More Merry Messages
Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White, Shimmery White, Gumball Green DSP, Champagne Glimmer
Ink: Jet Black StazOn, Real Red, Gumball Green, Baja Breeze, and Soft Suede Classic Stampin' Pads, plus Blush Blossom and Pink Pirouette Stampin' Write Markers
Accessories: Big Shot, Fancy Fan folder, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, 1" Square Punch (banner ends), Gold Lame Smooch Accent Ink (retired), Blender Pens, Stampin' Dimensionals


  1. Hi Cindy, I am over from ISSC and saw your beautiful card and had to stop on over and take a look at your blog, and lovely it is!!!
    I also love the little flocked box you have it a try!!
    new follower
    Carol N<><
    Carol's Cards over at

  2. I have one, I have one!!!! Yea for me!! Oh, and the new card is fabulous too. Really...that coloring is just so amazing. I stand in awe!

  3. This is lovely Cindy! I am so rubbish at colouring I haven't had the confidence to try... I must revisit my wish list! Paula SU Demo UK! :-)

  4. Love it! Those little girls are just so adorable.


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