Good Sunday morning! It’s that time of the week again, another JBWW Challenge. This week I have another Sketch Challenge for you. Remember that if you post your card to your Splitcoast Gallery, to use the keyword JBWW. But, either way if you post to your blog or your gallery, please come back and post a link to this entry or post on Jeanne’s blog, Inky Paws. Hope you enjoy this sketch today.

Boho Sketch

The set I used to make my sample today, is the new Boho Blossoms to be released by My Favorite Things on October 1. I stamped the flowers in Groovy Guava and cut them out so I could layer them on the smaller panel of River Rock Sand paper. I haven’t sewn all week, so I just couldn’t help myself – had to break out the sewing machine. Not only that, but I just so needed to do a little sponging along the edges of the Apple Cider paper. The centers of the flowers are made by sponging a bit of Groovy Guava on Whisper White and then stamping on the small elements from this set in Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink. I punched them out using the ½” circle punch, mounting them on River Rock and then punching those out with a 3/4″ circle punch. The middle flower and all the centers are raised with mounting tape. The card measures 5.5 x 5.5.

Boho Blossoms

Stamps: Boho Blossoms by My Favorite Things

Paper: SU River Rock, Chocolate Chip and Apple Cider Designer

Ink: SU Groovy Guava, Tim Holtz Ranger Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink

Accessories: Sewing Machine, Sponge Daubers, Ribbon, Brads, Mounting Tape, ½” and 3/4″ circle punches

62 Responses to “Just Because We Wanna!”

  1. Awesome card, Sherry!! Very cool sketch, love all the dp and sewing!

  2. This card is just gorgeous! Thank you for sharing your creativity! Now I think I will have to get the paper and the new stamp set – thanks to you! 🙂

  3. Gorgeous Sherry.

  4. Love your sneak peek card Sherry …. I was hmmming and ahhhing about that set but I think you have convinced me! Love the sketch too ….. will try and play sometime this week!

  5. Wow – I LOVE this card – it’s amazing! The colors are perfect, love the layout. I want it! 😉

  6. The layers & dimension are gorgeous—what a beautiful creation!! Now I’m gonna have to stalk MFT….you are such an enabler!! Thanks for creating such an awesome blog—love checking in with you to see what you’re up to…. Have a great day!! Pam B. (4Hounds)

  7. Wow, Sherry, this is fantastic! Love those big Guava flowers and all the stitching!

  8. Love it in these colors! Looks great!

  9. This is just fantastic Sherry! I love the feel of this card, what a great job!

  10. HOLY CRAPSTICKS!! this is GORGEOUS, Sherry!! WOWEE!!!!!!!!!

  11. Love the cluster! So pretty in those colors too!

  12. I commented on both your card and jeanne’s in the gallery. I loved the layout and didn’t realize it was the challenge. Guess I need to read! LOL! Off to do the challenge.

  13. Here it is. I needed to get this card done and the sketch was perfect!
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683117?cat=500&ppuser=37350

  14. Oooh… this set looks so good with the Apple Cider DP! Love the sketch too!

  15. Hehe…. still giggling over Trudee’s “crapsticks” comment.

    Here’s another challenge card:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683106?cat=500&ppuser=42282

  16. Oh your card is AWESOME! Love it! Those flowers are fantastic!
    Here’s my card on SCS:
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683125?cat=500&ppuser=93708

  17. AWESOME card Sherry – and i love this sketch – will try to get to it today!

  18. Yah! Had time to do another one because of the Red Flag during the race! LOL
    Here it is again in my SCS gallery:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683199?cat=500&ppuser=93708

  19. This is gorgeous, Sherry. Awesome stamps.

  20. Wow….this is so gorgeous!! I love the sewing and papers you’ve used, and those flowers are beautiful!

  21. Beautiful card, comments at SCS…fun sketch…here’s mine: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683253?cat=500&ppuser=89981

  22. Sherry, Oh my girl this is just beautiful all the way around. I love it!!

  23. I love this sketch, Sherry, and your card is soo pretty!! I love those big flowers and all the sewing…fabulous!! I combined your sketch challenge with Jen70’s color challenge…what fun!! Here is my card on SCS: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683367?cat=500&ppuser=28771

  24. LOL Sherry! You’ve been a fan of racing a long time then! Wow! Can’t believe your Dad was involved in ASA! How cool!

    My fave driver is Jeff Gordon….hold your puke….lol….I have liked him since he came into the sport. I grew up watching my Dad drive stock cars, just locally around Ontario and Michigan. So we watched Nascar on tv and when Jeff came around, I liked him….he is the same age as me. Well, I’m sure his cute looks didn’t hurt any either!

    So who were you cheering for today????

  25. This is the first sketch I have done from your challenges – thanks so much! Here is my card on SCS:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/683514?cat=8950

  26. Oh my word! We go to Daytona every year for the 500 but not this coming year. The past two years have been YUCKY! Last year we drove almost 5 days from here to get there since our passports didn’t come…lol…well they arrived 4 days after we left!
    So cool that your Dad raced on the sand at Daytona!!! What a part of history that is!
    My Dad sort of says the same thing, it’s not the same but it beats doing nothing on a Sunday!
    I’ve only been watching for 20 years but I can see how much it has changed!

  27. this is so cool!!! i love it!

  28. What a beautiful creation Sherry! Here’s my contribution to this week’s challenge.

    http://justaninkling.blogspot.com/2007/10/poinsettias.html

  29. Your cards are always so beautiful Sherry!! My effort is posted on my blog. This card almost didn’t makes it though…my morning was full of “card blunders” lol

    http://malieta-lifessimplepleasures.blogspot.com/

    Thank you
    Malieta:)

  30. Fantastic card! Love to give this one a go! Deb

  31. Here’s mine. I’m not real big on square cards, so I smooshed mine into a normal size card. I kept it pretty simple for my class tomorrow.

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=684101&cat=11096

  32. This is absolutely beautiful! I love the way the look of the Apple Cider totally changes with these gorgeous new MFT flowers!

  33. What do you know Sherry, I got mine done before the weekend for a change. 🙂 Here’s my Christmas card:
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/684588?cat=500&ppuser=2910

  34. beautiful card, Sherry! love that dp and those flowers ~ wow!! http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/684694?cat=500&ppuser=71773
    oh, i’m so happy i got to stamp today!! thanks for a great sketch!

  35. Know I’m a little late but here is my take on the sketch! (Love the sketch by the way!!)

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/684851?cat=11095

  36. What an awesome sketch!! Here’s my fall card with my new stamps!!! Heehee!!

    http://kraftinkimmieskorner.blogspot.com/2007/10/pumpkins-10-cents.html

  37. I switched the layout to horizontal – but here is my card : http://paperpleasing.typepad.com/my_weblog/2007/10/perfect-match.html

  38. I LOVE these flowers and just ordered them because of fabulous cards like this! Your layout is fantastic and I love all your accents. This is really super!

  39. Sherry, this is GORGEOUS! You totally sold me on this! I’m gonna have to get it! 🙂
    ~Angie

  40. I think your card and sketch are really awesome! LOVE, love, love it! Here is mine. TFL
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/685329?cat=8358

    Thanks so much for the great sketch

  41. Hi Sherry …. love your card …. finally had a chance to get mine made.

    http://stampowl.blogspot.com/2007/10/hey-there.html

  42. Great card Sherry…here’s mine: http://stampinwhenican.blogspot.com/2007/10/for-once.html.

    One day, I gotta get a sewing machine!

  43. Thanks so much for the layout inspiration. I really needed it with the Color Challenge this week. I went for a regular size card this week, cuz I need to mail it as a RAK soon 🙂

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/685674?cat=10371

  44. HOLY COW Sherry! This is incredible!!!!!!!!!!! WOW!

  45. Sherry I love love love your card. Just love the DP from Stampin UP. It is just yummy. gonna try and squeeze in your challenge tomorrow around field trips and fall ball games. Stacy

  46. Wow, Sherry! This is stunning!!!! I love those blossoms and the colors you used. Fabulous!
    I finally got around to doing your challenge. Here is my card.

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/686536?cat=500&ppuser=53631

    I have it posted on my blog also.

    Thanks for the challenge and have a great day!

  47. […] Because I Wanted To… 4 10 2007 I did the *Just Because We Wanna* challenge that BadSherry and Jeanne S host each week! This week it is a sketch challenge, with I […]

  48. I loved this sketch (and really, I finished this card DAYS ago….just had to wait for dh/son to bring back the camera!!)
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/686763?cat=500&ppuser=68885

  49. Perfect sketch for what I wanted to do!! Thanks for the inspiration and jumping off point!!
    http://stampinwinkyfingers.blogspot.com/2007/10/jbww-monkey.html

  50. Here is mine….better late than not at all!!!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/690235?cat=11082

  51. […] this awesome creation by Sherry […]

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