Monday, August 20, 2012

Sharpened Pencils

Here's the sketch for Freshly Made this week.


There have been some "Back to School" challenges recently and the first thing I thought of when I saw this sketch was pencils.  Crazy, huh? 


Part of my driving force when creating a card is the sentiment.  I don't make cards that I won't use so I didn't want a school card.  My "Just a Note" stamp was perfect.  I made the pencils by hand, coloring them with brush markers.  I don't have Copics or anything like that, and don't intend to get into them, but I think the color came out well anyway.  The paper is from PTI's Library Ledger, punched with Fiskars Notebook punch and popped up on Kraft cardstock.  I had this all made and was loving it when I looked at the sketch again and saw that they had an extra colored panel on one end.  I didn't have anything that would look good there, so I'm taking creative liberty and leaving it off.

7 comments:

  1. What an adorable clean and simple card! Your sentiment is perfect! Thanks for playing with Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Great card Bobby! i love those little pencils! I think the card looks great without the end panel! Its' a great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  3. Love your card! Those pencils are sweet :) What a great back to school card!

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  4. Super cute card. Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  5. I love your take on the sketch!! What a clever idea - and you've done such a wonderful job with it!

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  6. This is awesome .... love the pencils and notepaper, creative and fun!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

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  7. I am in love with this card - those pencils are the cutest! Thanks for playing along with this week's sketch!

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