This is the second in a series of 2-challenge thank you cards. Today's uses my favorite sketch challenge, Freshly Made Sketches, and it's also the first time I've played along at the Color Throwdown.
I was excited to bust out some Taken with Teal. I don't have many retired colors, and that is one of the few in my stash. This card is completely and totally not my usual style, but I kind of like it. I had the thank you banner done, and I couldn't for the life of me figure out what to do with "any shape" focal point. I didn't think I had a stamp set that coordinated with my thank you banner, and I just used my Fun Flowers die on another one of my 4 thank you's, so I wanted to go another route. I thought I might be able to make a flower out of ribbon, but I'm not that great with ribbon. Then I thought there might be another way to make a flower ribbon. So I started cutting strips, and voila!
Also... who knew I had quite that many thank you stamps?! There are some I used that you can't even see after I ran it through the Big Shot. I love how the Tasteful Trims shape echoes the pattern in the DSP. It all turned out somewhat retro in the end.
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Card Stock: Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Taken with Teal, Sweet Pea DSP
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze, Taken with Teal, Real Red
Stamp Sets: Yeah, not going to list them this time! I think there were at least 10...
Other: Real Red Glimmer Brad, Big Shot, Fun Flowers die, Tasteful Trims XL die, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Read Red Satin Ribbon, Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon, Chocolate Chip Striped Grosgrain Ribbon