How-to video: One sketch – two cards!

Happy sunday everyone and thanks for visiting today!

Today I am sharing two cards in one video! I was inspired by this month’s sketch by Hero Arts and I wanted to share with you my ideas. This is the sketch I am working with:

So instead of the obvious (using paper strips or ribbon) I am making two cards thinking outside of the box. Hope you’ll get inspired and have fun!

CARD #1 – “Hello”

In this card I am using the kites instead of those strips in the sketch and the cloud on top to write the sentiment. Fun!

Everything was colored with distress inks and markers. The sentiment comes from an old but very much loved little stamp set by Hero Arts called “Love that”. Check out links to supplies below the video at the end of this post.

 

CARD #2 – “You are my happy”

On this second card I rotated the sketch upside down and I use the butterfly trails instead of the paper strips.

This card actually came together super fast. Here is a closer look:

Here is a photo of both the cards next to the sketch

You can enjoy the video here or at my YouTube channel in HD.

Supplies for CARD #1:

Supplies for CARD #2:

I had a couple more ideas thinking outside of the box but this would make my video 20 minutes long at least. If you liked this sketch-video combination let me know and maybe I can come up with another video πŸ˜‰

Don’t forget to play along on my G I V E A WA Y here.

Enjoy the day!

 

22 Comments

  1. Hilde van Rijnsoever said:

    Yay! TWO videos! Of course I like that, I’m looking forward to every Sunday! The kite card is my favourite, love the summer feeling of that card! Happy Sunday!

    June 10, 2012
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  2. linda Trace said:

    These are both SUCH beautiful cards, but the second one is my favourite. those butterflies against the kraft cardstock?! PERFECTION!

    Thanks for YET another amazing video!!

    L xx

    June 10, 2012
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  3. Cindy C. said:

    You’re so clever Vicky! I like how you thought outside the box, fabulous cards!!

    June 10, 2012
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  4. Brenda B said:

    Vicky, I am in awe at how you came up with these beautiful cards! You really are so very clever and creative! I need to learn to think outside the box more!

    June 10, 2012
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  5. Barb said:

    Great video, Vicky! I just saw the kite card on Flickr and love it! Your second card is so clever and fun too! Wonderful butterflies – love the way you added the trails! πŸ™‚

    June 10, 2012
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  6. Susan said:

    I love both of these!!! Wonderful cards. I love when I’m drinking my morning coffee on Sunday and get to see a video from Clips-n-Cuts! It starts my Sunday out just right!

    June 10, 2012
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  7. thanks so much for all the lovely videos. They are so helpful, and you make beautiful cards!!

    June 10, 2012
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  8. SiskiyouSue said:

    Love them both. But what I love most is your interpretation of the sketch. I tend to be very literal and need to be reminded to think outside the box. Thanks!

    June 10, 2012
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  9. Pai said:

    love! I’m always so literal with sketches. πŸ™

    June 10, 2012
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  10. Carolyn P. said:

    Love it!

    June 10, 2012
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  11. nancyk said:

    So fun, so creative, so Vicky…Love these cards and your videos! hugs~

    June 10, 2012
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  12. Efrat S. said:

    lovely cards. I love the coloring on the kite card.

    June 10, 2012
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  13. ruth said:

    yes! more sketch card videos please! love how you interpreted the sketch into these 2 cards =)

    June 10, 2012
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  14. Isha said:

    Love your out of the box thinking Vicky. Stunning cards. Thanks for this great video too.

    June 10, 2012
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  15. patricia p. said:

    Wow two great cards and your fantastic music.. How much happier can one get.

    I love the playlike effect of what you’ve done. These two cards are free and whimsical I love cards like this but have a hard time doing them. I will watch a couple of more times and maybe it will pound into my bean. LOL

    pat

    June 10, 2012
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  16. donna mikasa said:

    love your take on the sketches! so creative!

    June 11, 2012
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  17. Jeannie L said:

    I totally love your take on the sketch. Awesome cards and I especially love the 2nd one. Thanks for the inspiration.

    June 11, 2012
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  18. Nona said:

    Oh wow, such a creative take on the sketch, Vicky! Absolutely love both of them!

    June 12, 2012
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  19. Victoria said:

    I love your videos! I always learn something new from them and I love your cards too πŸ™‚

    June 14, 2012
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  20. Simone Silva said:

    Vicky, i love your videos!
    I’m starting now in scrapbooking. And I’m loving it! (and making many cards).
    Your videos are an inspiration! The cards are beautiful and you are very creative – I saw your entire site!
    Congratulations!
    We are here waiting for the next post.

    June 14, 2012
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  21. Virginia L. said:

    Sorry that I am late in commenting! I adore the clean lines and balance you have for these designs! Brilliant, my friend!

    June 15, 2012
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  22. barbara lassiter said:

    Just found these and they are both wonderful. Your video was fun, too!

    August 16, 2012
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