Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge #59: Asian Influences

Stamps: Prairie Fairy 'The Geisha', SU 'Artfully Asian' sentiment. Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Chocolate Chip, Basic Grey 'Kioshi' DP, GP 110 white. Ink: Copics, Chocolate Chip. Accessories: Papertrey chocolate satin ribbon, Nestabilities long rectangles and Label.

Welcome to Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge #59! Here is our sketch for this week:

Our sponsor this week is Prairie Fairy Designs which provided this elegant 'The Geisha' image. I'll admit that I just don't do Asian themed projects well, having only Japanese restaurants and Shogun as my knowledge base, so I left he color and design up to Basic Grey by paper-piecing with 'Kioshi'.

For a great tutorial on digi paper piecing, check out Melissa's tutorial HERE. It's a step-by-step photo tutorial that will evenshow you how to save DP as well.

Be sure to admire the TMS Design Team's spin on this week's sketch:
Hollyanne, Jr. DT

Then link up your creations HERE to join in the fun and so we can admire your take on the sketch!


  1. Oh Jessica, this is so beautiful ! I love the DP - it´s BG right ? Your paper piecing is fantastic.

  2. This is lovely; the colors you chose are beautiful and fit the theme beautifully. I admit that I get in a rut with an Asian theme and usually do black and red but I love the gentle colors here more.

  3. This is just stunning Jess. Wow gorgeous. Melxx

  4. wow, this is so different and I love it!! you are always so great at linking us up!!!! I've not been in my craft room in over a week! I might need to quit my job -- hahah!! since it is just getting in the way!

  5. It's absolutely beautiful! I love the paper piecing that you did - the papers are gorgeous.

  6. Jess, this is STUNNING!!! Your paper is perfect as is your paper piecing!!!

  7. Another stunning card Jessica. I love the Geisha. Reminds me of my favorite book - Memoirs of a Geisha. Fabulous card!!

  8. Beautiful, love the kioshi paper with an Asian themed image, I'm going to try it. You made a REALLY hard sketch look effortless, love everything about this one!

  9. Very elegant card. I love that lady.


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