Freshly Made Sketches 20

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

For my Freshly Made Sketches card this week I decided to go through the giant stash of designer paper I have that never seems to get any smaller.  The Thoroughly Modern paper caught my eye mainly because the combination of Rose Red and Bermuda Bay is fabulous together.


Lesley's sketch this week is long and narrow and has loads of room for interpretation!  My card measures 3 x 6 (inches).  I started with a base of Sahara Sand and then layered some Bermuda Bay with the stripey paper.  I stamped the Curly Cute sentiment directly on the Soft Suede designer paper then went over it with clear embossing powder to make it show up a little better.  I stamped the flowers in Rose Red, cut them out and layered them with dimensionals.  An antique brad finishes off the center.


This week at Freshly Made Sketches we welcome our Guest Designers Kim S. and Tracey Vidal who will be with us during the month of February.  They both are frequent players with our challenge, so it will be fun to create with them this month.  Welcome ladies!


I hope you can join us this week at Freshly Made Sketches.  We love to see what you create!


Our oh-so talented design team:


Lesley Croghan








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11 Responses to “Freshly Made Sketches 20”

Linda Callahan said...

That flower is one gorgeous accent! Great colors......and speaking of colors Congrats on going to Color Q - you will be a wonderful addition to the team!

My Creative Side said...

Gorgeous card as usual!!!! Very clean lines, the colors jump out, love your choices.

Rita said...

You always make the most beautiful flowers to compliment your beautiful layouts. Gorgeous.

Big congrats on the colourQ DT! That challenge is always so hard for me and I appreciate the hard work that goes into the designs for it.

Kim S said...

I love this paper and you have used it so well...the pop of the flower on that background is so fun!

Lesley said...

I love that flower and the DSP Jen. The clean bold look is fabulous!

Gisela said...

I like the colors you used, the flower is so cute and the heat embossed sentiment is perfect. Can you share the info on the flower?

Jen said...

Gisela - you didn't leave me a way to contact you so I hope you're reading this. The flower is from a Verve set called Great Friend.

Tui Nathan said...

Love this Jen ... your absolutely right, that bermuda bay and rose red are a perfect combination and I loooove that flower ... love the 3"x6" ... it is such a great size isn't it!!!

Gisela said...

Thank you Jen, I will buy it!!

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card, love the flowers. Wondeful colours and I love the DP.

Christy Q said...

Wow - those two colors do go well together! Such a bright and happy card - I love the embossing on the DSP - a good tip to remember. :)