Welcome to another Diva Sketchy Saturday!

I know its later in the day but it IS still Saturday!  Here is this week’s sketch from the lovely Carol for the Utah Divas International Sketch Challenge.  Easy enough right??

Well I was half way through my card when I thought that if I rotated the sketch it would make a great landscape card – and then I looked at the sketch again and yes its meant to be a landscape card!

Here is the card I made …

The cocoa on the blue was actually inspired by one of the coffee cups I have and think it turned out well.

I love this litte floral design stamp from Vintage Vogue – its so versatile and makes awesome background paper.

The Happy Birthday sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Messages and fits perfectly in the small oval punch or even the word window. I’ve added a small flower from the Trio Flower Punch for that extra little bit.

Now when I was making this one I thought that a flower in the place of the ‘friend’ layer would look nice so I made another.

Now with the second card I changed the ink to Creamy Caramel to stamp onto the blue and sponging around the edges.

The Happy Mothers Day Sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Messages.

I have been busy this past week making swaps for Convention and doing all those behind the scenes things for convention – making sure I have decent clothes and shoes to wear and all the other bits and pieces.  As a Convention Special I am offering free postage on all mail or telephone orders between now and 31st May. So if there is something you wish to order now is the time and the more you purchase the more you save!

Now its time to send you skipping off to the next Sketchy Diva being the lovely Ruthie!


  1. Wow, love the cards! Vintage is my favorite, and you did a fabulous job with the sketch. I would love to know which flower that smaller one is inside the larger one. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  2. Totally agree with the VV set Leonie. I am having sooooo much fun with it…it hurts!! LURVE the blue/cocoa….(again) a combo I have not considered…but I like it. The TTS are v cute too. A handy set to have I am sure…can never have enough sentiments!!! The crimped border looks brilliant as does the large flower. 2 fab cards fm a v v talented gal!! Gotta love it when a vessel for coffee inspires such greatness!!! ooxx

  3. Were you having a DUH moment when you looked at the sketch? It gave me a giggle. I love the cards – both of them are great. TFS

  4. both of your cards are so pretty leonie. love the blue. your crimped border just adds that little extra to the finished product. beautiful job. xox

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