4 Sassy Lil’ Cards

A while back, I found this awesome site with some really fun card sketches. It’s called Sassy Lil’ Cards and it’s been sitting in my faves complete unused. Until now. It’s taken a while to get to this point, but I’m actually starting to really enjoy making cards! I remember when I posted my first few card creations, I felt the need to preface it with…”sorry, I’m still learning”! Though I’m still not where I’d like to be, I’m no longer embarrassed to show my latest pieces. 😀 I think it helps a lot when you get to work with such wonderful sketches. They’re great for beginners beceause they give you a jumping off point and they’re great for seasoned card makers since they mix things up a bit. I love the versatility of sketches!

Sassy Lil’ Cards has such a wonderful variety of sketches and since I actually found that I had a block of time last night, I decided to go ahead and create using their four most recent sketches…the ones that are due tonight before midnight. Here’s what I came up with for their May 7th sketch:

As you can see, I rotated it for my take on the challenge for this Welcome to the Neighborhood/New Home card.


Crate Paper Neighborhood 6×6 paper pad
CP diecuts
CP diecut stickers
CP Layered Chipboard
paper doily
Iridescent medium
American Crafts cardstock base

Helmar Zapdots
Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro PermaTac

Here’s what I made for the May 14th sketch:

I’m also entering this one in the current Crate Paper color challenge due June 12, 2011


Crate Paper Emma’s Shoppe 6×6 paper pad
Creative Elements mini roses
American Crafts card base
Distress Ink
Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze


American Crafts This to That foam dots
Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro PermaTac


EK Success bracket and label punch

This one is from their May 21st sketch:


Crate Paper 6×6 Portrait paper pad
CP diecut sticker
CP layered chipboard
CP Portrait trim
Bazzill cardstock base


Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro PermaTac
Helmar 450 Quick Dry

And finally, my last card for you today was created using their May 28th sketch:


Crate Paper 6×6 Toy Box Paper Pad
CP diecuts
CP diecut sticker
CP layered chipboard
CP Toy Box trim


Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro PermaTac
Helmar 450 Quick Dry
Helmar Zapdots
Helmar Liquid Scrapdots

If you’d like to take a look at the sketches I used for these cards (this post was already photo heavy, so I didn’t post them) click the dates for the sketches and it’ll take you to the individual posts w/the sketches. TFL!


6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. helen
    Jun 05, 2011 @ 15:39:04

    Why the embarrassment your cards are wonderful, I especially like the Birthday and Wedding cards, great job.

    • dlwidder
      Jun 05, 2011 @ 16:30:40

      Thank you. 😀 Not embarrassed so much now…when I first started making cards, I was a bit embarrassed with my creations, but I’m feeling a lot more confident now. 😀

  2. Karen aka Soccerboyzmom
    Jun 05, 2011 @ 23:05:05

    Great job on all those cards. Thanks for playing at Sassy Lil Sketches. you rocked all your cards.

  3. Nicolle Kramer
    Jun 06, 2011 @ 07:26:40

    All your cards are beautiful!..:)

  4. Kelly Massman
    Jun 06, 2011 @ 17:46:28

    Awesome cards! I love the doily on the first one!

  5. Lindy
    Jun 10, 2011 @ 10:15:04

    Great cards Doris!!!! Love them!

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