Freshly Made Sketches #76

Ahh… Thursday, you are so close to Friday and that makes it a good day! It snowed here but it didn’t start until around 10:00 last night so now they are saying that it won’t end until Friday night. I really hope that it’s just rain. I know, I complain a lot about snow but I have a convertible and she’s mad that she hasn’t gone topless in a while! 😉

Keeping to my schedule this week today is Freshly Made Sketches day. Thais week we have a sketch from Linda S….

Freshly Made Sketches #76

My card is based on Mary Fish’s tutorial that she posted earlier in the week. You can take a look at it here. I liked the punched out butterflies with the DSP behind them and the little ones in the middle and I thought it would work well with this sketch. The base of my card is Sahara Sand Card Stock. The Pool Party panel has the butterflies punched out using the Elegant Butterfly Punch. Behind it is a piece of Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper from Sale-A-Bration. I adhered the Pool Party panel over the DSP with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The little butterflies in the middle are punched out with the Bitty Butterfly Punch from Island Indigo. I stamped the buttons from the Itty Bitties Stamp Set in Tangerine Tango and punched them out with a standard hole punch. The bitty butterflies and the buttons are adhered with Mini Glue Dots. The greeting is from the Curly Cute Stamp Set and is also stamped in Tangerine Tango. I like the dimension and interest that the butterflies give the card while still keeping it simple. We all know that Sahara Sand is my new Crumb Cake! I hope that you like my Freshly Made Sketches card for this week’s challenge. Thanks for sharing some creativity with me today. Have a wonderful day everyone!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Sahara Sand, Pool Party and Island Indigo

Designer Series Paper: Sycamore Street

Ink: Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Curly Cute Clear Mount and Itty Bitties Wood Mount

Punches: Elegant Butterfly and Bitty Butterfly

Tools: Mini Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

NON SU!: Standard Hole Punch

FMS #76

Curly Cute CM

Itty Bitties WM

Sycamore Street DSP

Elegant Butterfly Punch

Bitty Butterfly Punch

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