Skipping Stones Design Sketch 44 & a Giveaway!

September 28, 2010

Happy Tuesday everyone!!  A common theme this September...I have my card to share with your for my guest design position at Skipping Stones Design today!  Here is my card for this week:
"Wise Men Still Seek Him" supplies: 
Cardstock: The Paper Company
Paper: GCD Studios
Stamps: Skipping Stones Designs (Timeless Textures & Wise Men
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: dune, chestnut, merlot & Chalk: creamy brown) 
Ribbon: Renaissance by Design 
Twine: Darice Inc. 
Button: Basic Grey
Pins: Making Memories
Pearls: Kaiser Craft

Instructions:  Stamp the sheet music background to a cream cardstock block and ink the edges.  Stamp the image to the front, and adhere a strip of striped paper to the left side.  Stamp the sentiment above the image, and accent with three pearls.  Tie ribbon around the top, and adhere a button to the bow using twine.  Add two stick pins through the ribbon.  Adhere the entire block to the front of a kraft card base using dimensional adhesive. 

Once again, we had a lovely sketch from Ashley Cannon Newell.  Here is the sketch:
Be sure to participate this week!  It is a fun sketch!  

And the giveaway!  I am going to giveaway one of the newest Skipping Stones Design stamp sets to one lucky winner.  All you have to do is leave a comment on this blog post about my card and what you think of the"Wise Men" set.  At the end of the week on Friday, I will choose one comment to win this lovely Christmas themed stamp set!  And who doesn't need to win a Christmas themed stamp set when Christmas is right around the corner!!  So, get to commenting!!  One comment per person, please! 
I hope that you have a wonderful Tuesday! ♥♥♥ 

Until later,
~Lea L.


  1. This is so pretty, Lea! I love how you stamped over the music background!

  2. I love this set! Perfect for Christmas cards. I also love the little stars pins you used, such a perfect touch!

  3. your card is adorable! i love the colors you used, and the star pins are great (wise men followed the star to Jesus!)
    Thanks for sharing! :)

  4. Your card is lovely. Very simple. I also love this set! A simple reminder of the reason is good! Thanks for a chance to win it.

  5. Well, your card is lovely, as usual. I love the ribbon treatment! The stamp is really nice as it shows what Christmas is really supposed to be celebrating! Thanks for a chance to win it!

  6. What an awesome holiday card!! I love the look of that stamp looks so rustic and worn....I can see using it on so many different styles of cards. Thanks so much for sharing!!

  7. The card is beautiful!... I loove the pins!
    The new stamp set is soo amazing!.. I am soo inspired by the DT creations! :)

  8. I love this, Lea! It's such a pretty Christmas design.

  9. Gorgeous - love the little star stick pins!

  10. Your card is simply fabulous! Such a pretty stamped sentiment and I love the rhinestones, that are so familiar for your work.

  11. This is beautiful! Your stamped image really "sings" (no pun intended) on the music background. Those stamps are beautiful, and Hmmm, I don't have anything like them!

  12. Beautiful Lea! Love those little star stickpins!

    (-: Heidi

  13. Your card is great as usual! :) Love those stickpins! I love that set! I would love to have that set! Pick me... Pick me.. hee hee

  14. Beautiful, Lea! I could look at your cards all day, every day! This stamp set is wonderful. I especially love the meaning. I gotta me some of those stick pins, too! :)
    ♥♥ Kay


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