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"I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird." -- Paul McCartney

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


Every week we at Let's Scrap have a wonderful new sketch for your inspiration, and today's sketch is simply inspiring:

You can create a layout or a card, post it to the gallery with the relevant tag, and voila! you are in the running to win a fabulous prize!

To inspire you further, here is my vintage-inspired card using the sketch (I rotated it a quarter turn to accommodate the shape of the image)

The main image i part of a sheet of 12 x 12 paper that I had already cut up, so sorry, I didn't make a note of which company it's from). The edges are inked. I added a little bit of Copics colouring to enhance the colours and some white gel pen detail:

To make up my card I used:

beige CS card base
green floral embossed DP with edges inked
a strip of white lace print window tape (just visible in the pic below)
strips of lace and lace flowers with sewn on pearl bead centres (that I made myself)
self adhesive floral swirl (actually a cell phone embellishment)
I also used gems and a bow made from seam binding that I tea-dyed myself

I would love to see your take on the sketch!

Click here for more information and to see my fellow DTeamies' interpretation of the sketch!

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang

I would like to add my card to the following challenges:
MUSICALLY CHALLENGED, #13, GIRLS JUST WNNA HAVE FUN (I was inspired by the vintage setting of the video)


  1. Beautiful card! I love the vintage feel it has. Thank you for playing along with us at Chromatic Craze!:)

  2. Love the sketch and your beautiful vintage card! I will definitely try and find time to give it a go with this sketch!

  3. Beautiful vintage card Jen!! I love the lace and all the bling.
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges!

  4. Just beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing this fantastic card with us at MIM! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Good luck,
    Rene :D

  5. Great card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

  6. It's me again! I still think your card is beautiful.:) Thanks for joining us at Musically Challenged!

  7. I love how vintage this is! and all the embellies are so cool! and that you used a cell phone charm...great idea! thanks for joining us at Musically Challenged...hope to see you back again soon!

  8. What a gorgeous card. I can see a lot of effort has gone into the card. Thanks for playing at 365 Cards.

  9. Your card is certainly something a little different but it's very effective and I really like it and the image you've used. Thank you for joining us at A & T Emerald Faeries. Good Luck xoxoxoo


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