Hello peeps! Happy FRIDAY! It was another beautiful day in Manhattan yesterday, nice and sunny and warm! I hung out with Anna at The Ink Pad and helped a little bit more with the order that they received. I also got to meet the very nice lady that creates The Ton Coture Stamps. Her name is Effie Cho and she said that she liked the card that I made using her Large Peony Set from yesterday! So cool when you get to meet the people behind the products that you use! Today I’m going to see Renee for a bit in the morning and then work on a few projects when I get back. What’s on for you guys?!
My card for today is for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge from Jen B….
A very clean sketch indeed! The card begins with a base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. For my background I used a piece of Solar White 80lb and spattered it with a mix of Royal Langnickel Prussian Blue Watercolor, Windsor & Newton Iridescent Medium and water. It’s adhered to the card with Fun Foam and SNAIL. The snowflake and thanks are both cut from a piece of paper from the Recollections Midnight Magic 6×6 Pad using the Simon Says Stamp Nadine Snowflake Die and the Simon Says Stamp Thanks Die. I adhered them to the background with Multi-Matte Medium. You know what’s coming next! LOL! Some Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear and Gold Sequins are sprinkled about for a little more shine! I love the fun spatter concoction and can’t wait to make it in other colors and the snowflake has a very 20’s feel to it! I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge! Thanks for stopping by today, have an amazing Friday! 🙂
Watercolor: Prussian Blue (Royal Langnickel)
Other: Iridescent Medium (Windsor & Newton)
Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah)
Specialty Paper: Midnight Magic 6×6 Paper Pad (Recollections)
Dies: Nadie Snowflake and Thanks (Simon Says Stamp)
Embellishments: Sparkling Clear and Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)
Adhesives: SNAIL and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)
Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam
14 Replies to “Freshly Made Sketches 209”
You can never have too many thank yous! Nice colors too!
Enjoy your day. 🙂
Yes Nancy! Thank you! Hope that you had a good day! 🙂
Oh…thank you a million times for NOT using a tree! LOL. Love your take on the sketch. Love this card! Going to case this. lol
LOL! You’re welcome Michael! It’s funny, the thought never crossed my mind! Thanks very much! 🙂
Love, love, love this card!!
Thanks Teresa! 🙂
loved the splatter!
Thank you Eva! 🙂
Love this! Elegant snowflake meets grungy background = fabulous card! And how cool that you got to meet the owner of The Ton stamps! I love her images and you’ve now inspired a bit of a shopping trip for me 🙂
Thank you Jen! Love the snowflakes and they needed a little grunge! LOL! Yes, it was really nice to meet Effie! She has some awesome stamps and she’s very nice! 🙂
simple elegance, mixed with grunge! Love it!!!!! Can you purchase ton stamps online?????? Have a great weekend
Thank you Linda! Yes, you can call me at The Ink Pad and we will be happy to ship them to you! 212.463.9876
Oh wow! How elegant is this card? The gold die and sentiment are such classy additions to your card. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!
Thank you very much Narelle! Wanted to kept nice and simple! Hope you are enjoying your week! 🙂
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