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Apr 30, 2007

{ the Lockhart puppy meets the Challenge }

I've been exploring SCS beyond just looking at the most recent daily gallery postings and am amazed at how much I've been missing. Motivation is often an issue for me, coming up with an idea completely from scratch. So I was thrilled when I took the time to look into the Wednesday Card Sketch Challenge. This was the result of Beate's email answer to a question I had about dimensions in particular layout I'd seen posted in the daily gallery. After reading more about the Challenges, I decided the Sketches Challenge would be a good vehicle of motivation for my creative inspiration.

So , with that, I pulled out a stamped image I've wanted to wanted to finish for a long time , but hadn't because I wanted it to be special. The Lockhart Stamp Company, in my opinion, has some of the highest quality stamps out there. The fineness of the detail is exceptional and the images possess a contemporary elegance ranging from whimsical to classic in design. You can purchase the Lockhart stamps from Ellen Hutson, LLC along with a wide variety of papers, inks, "tools, toys, and treasures". The card I had inquired about ended up being SC118, the identification number assigned to that particular week's Sketch Challenge. I was off and running and when I finished my card was pleased with the result.


Ellen said...

Judith - this is SO incredibly cute and the coloring is SO well done! I love every bit of this. Thank you for such high praise as well - I truly believe in the Lockhart stamp line and can hardly wait to share Karen's new designs as they come out because they are so original. Thank you for sharing your designs with me!!!

Allison said...

Too cute...I never would have thought to pair a stamp like this with the blush DP...super idea!

Kim said...

You really have such a great eye! Beautiful card!

Julie Phillips, aka Julieloveslucy SCS said...

Oh so sweet! What a great little card, love your color choices too.


Aunt T said...

Adorable. Great job coloring.