Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Retro Sketches #73 and Little Tangles #17 - Into the Woods


Happy Tuesday...hope everyone is having a fabulous week! I have 2 cards to share today, one for RetroSketches and one for Little Tangles, this is my first time playing with Neat & Tangled.  I am also happy to say that both of my cards have one of more NBUS too.  So much fun pulling out the new goodies. My first card is for RetroSketches #73 and as soon as I saw this week's sketch I knew I needed to make a baseball card and crossed my fingers that no one else came up with the same idea.  Since I am a SF Giants fan I decided to go with their color scheme, black and orange.  



My next card is for this week's Little Tangles - Into the Woods.  I only have a few of their stamps and we so happy to see that one of them was wood grain.  I decided to use it to make a tree and cut the branches using Lucy, but the tree looked a bit bare so I pulled out resting birds die from MB and that seemed to do the trick.  The background paper is from Pebbles, Walnut Grove, I loved the look of the banners strung up behind my tree.  Thank you so much for taking time to stop by to peek at my cards...have a wonderful week!



Ingredients - All Papertrey Ink unless listed
RetroSketches
Solid Card Stock; White, Black and Orange Zest
Dies: Lil Inkers - Stitched Squares
Stamps: 7th Inning Stretch
Ink: VersaFine - Black and Orange Zest
Pearls: Kaiser
Little Tangles
Solid Card Stock: White, Brown, Kraft and Spring Rain
Stamps: Heart-2-Heart #4 and N & T - On the Strip
Ink: VersaFine - Vintage Sepia
Dies: MB - Resting Birds
Tree Branch: Lucy

13 comments :

  1. These are both awesome. I am so far behind, that I hadn't even seen that retro sketches. But, when I looked at the sketch, I know why you made the card you did. So cute, and Go Giants. I'll bet you have a list of people who compete to get this card. And, your Little Tangles card is just so cute and perfect for the challenge. I love that tree you made, and you picked the perfect background patterned paper.

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  2. Both are great cards Kim! Love the baseball card! Such a fun stamp set too! Your second card is just perfect for the into the woods. Perfect paper too!

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  3. What fantastic cards. Your baseball card is pure genius for that sketch.

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  4. Both amazing cards, your baseball themed RetroSketch is so fantastic! I see a winner here. Love how you used On the Strip for your tree, both brilliant!

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  5. These are both really sweet cards...and both fit the Little Tangles challenge...baseball bats are made of wood :)

    Thank you for joining us at Little Tangles!

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  6. Love that baseball take on Retrosketches...
    it's so creatively perfect!
    And I knew it would have to be orange and black! :)
    And a fun take on Little Tangles...
    love the addition of the little birds in the tree! :)

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  7. Grand Slam on your baseball card Kim - absolutely no doubt about it! Awesome interpretation of the sketch - sheer creative genius to see two crossed baseball bats! Love it :)

    Love the cheery and woodsy "Hello" that your sweet blue birds are chirpping to the world! Another great interpretation beautifully captured in paper!

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  8. Kim, your tree card is so sweet, a sure winner! I think the background paper you chose for your little birds is genius! Also love the Giants card!! I saw baseball bats, too, when I looked at the sketch and love that you had the same thought and turned it into this fun card!!

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  9. The baseball card is an awesome take on the sketch--love it! And the tree with all the birds is adorable--great background paper too!

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  10. awesome cards...love what you did with the Little Tangles challenge!!!!!

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  11. I love both of these cards Kim - especially the baseball one!!

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  12. awesome use of the sketch!!

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  13. Great take on the sketch - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2013/07/52-card-pickup-230.html

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