Thursday, January 7, 2021


Welcome back friends . . .

I found a fun new challenge to play along in today and here's what I've created:


 The challenge is called Stick It Down and it's a monthly sketch challenge for either scrapbookers or cardmakers!  If you're a scrapbooker, be sure to pop over to check out the sketch provided but here's the sketch for cardmakers . . .

I chose to flip the sketch horizontally to accommodate my sentiment. 
My background paper is from a very old 8x8 paper pack from Hobby Lobby.  The company is GCD Studios and the pack is called Ella Blue. 

And the dies I've used are:
Poppystamps - Simple Banner (#836)
Poppystamps Inc - Cutting Dies - Simple Banner - Style 836

Avery Elle - Sentimental Dies
Avery Elle - Sentimentals
Tutti Designs - Stitched Nesting Circles

 TUTTI-220 Nesting Stitched Circles

 Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Challenges to share in:
Academy Scrap Art January Challenge - Photo Inspiration
Cover Image

 Cratyhazelnut's Patterned Paper January Challenge - AG
CCC Digi Creations January Challenge - Include a Sentiment
Die Cut Diva's January Challenge - Frame It

 Please stay safe & healthy!
As always . . .


  1. That's a simple sketch but those are the most difficult ones....You made a great card with it.
    Lia xx

  2. Your card is beautiful! I love the choice of background paper and those stitched circles are wonderful. I don't think I have any dies that have stitched edges so I'm really eyeing those.

  3. I like your take on the sketch and love the black and white color combo. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas for our "Frame It" challenge this month.

  4. Your card is beautiful and a great take on the sketch.

  5. I've never heard of this challenge, but I do love a sketch! That's some beautiful paper you used. I saw a black and white challenge earlier, but can't remember whose it was. Really pretty card, Darlene!

  6. Great take on the sketch! Love the black and white look too! The little banner die is perfect for this!

  7. The layering on your card is wonderful! I love the stitched circles and flags...a very pretty card. Thank you for joining our sketch challenge at Stick It Down--Sharon DT

  8. very pretty paper, that is a cute sketch, and like what you have done with it!

  9. Youre card is so beautiful, thanks for sharing with us at the CCC Digi Creations Challenge Blog.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

  10. Fun sketch and fun design!! Thanks for linking up to our January challenge at Die Cut Divas.

  11. Darlene we love this card. Thank you so much for joining the fun of our AcademyScrapArt challenge! Good luck!

  12. Great take on the sketch challenge. Love the circle die cuts and the background paper. Thank you so much for joining us at Stick It Down this month. Maya, card DT

  13. Great take on the sketch, love the colors you used with the pop of white! Thanks for playing along with us at Stick It Down.

  14. Such an elegant card. I love that paper that you used. Thanks for playing along at Stick It Down.
    Mandi, card DT

  15. Great take on the card sketch. Thanks so much for joining us at Stick it down.

  16. Love your card and how you used the banner to extend from your greeting! Thanks for joining us at Stick it Down!

    - Monica, Card DT


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