Freshly Made Sketches 117

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The final countdown to Christmas is on.  It seems like it has really creeped up on me this year and although all the gifts are bought, I still feel like I've forgotten something important.  Does that happen to you at this time of year?

Today is our last challenge of 2013 at Freshly Made Sketches!  We're taking a bit of a break to enjoy the Christmas and New Year holidays.  But after this challenge we'll be back bright-eyed and bushy-tailed on January 8th with a new challenge and some exciting news!  Sadly this is our last challenge with our amazing Design Team member Linda Suarez.  We are all going to miss her so much and I hope you can take some time to pop on over to wish her well on her card making and scrapbooking travels.

For my card this week, I braved the White on White challenge at The Paper Players.  They gave us the option to add a little silver and I did because otherwise my card looked miserably plain.  In the end I'm not sure it helped!!



I'm pretty sure it's hard to see in the photo, but I embossed a snowflake then added the flags die cut in vellum.  The whole thing was too much white for me so I added a bit of silver cord and the sentiment stamped in silver.  The silver is kind of washed out in the photo, and you'll have to trust me when I say that this looks better in real life!

The Freshly Made Sketches design team have finished off this last challenge of 2013 with a huge bang because you won't believe the cards they've got to show you!  Run right over and check them out!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:
Stamps:  Jingle All the Way (Technique Tuesday)
Paper:  Neenah Solar White; Vellum (SU)
Ink:  Silver Metallic (Encore)
Accessories:  Banner Trio die (WPlus 9); Bitty Banners die (SU); Snowflake Trio die (amuse.studio); embossing paste (Dreamweaver Stencil); silver cord (SU)


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18 Responses to “Freshly Made Sketches 117”

Julia Aston said...

This is lovely in the white on white! love the embossed snowflake!

LeAnne said...

LOVE this, Jen! That white on white creation is stunning! It's hard to capture the essence of these in photographs, but I am sure it's gorgeous! Thanks for playing with our challenge!

Tracey McNeely said...

Stunning card Jen!

Evelyn S. said...

White on white is so beautiful to me...and your card is wonderfully elegant, as well.

Kristie Goulet said...

Stunning!!!

Amy O said...

Wow, Jen! This is gorgeous! I love the snowflake and the vellum flags. I always have the hardest time photographing white cards, so I bet this is even more stunning IRL. Have a wonderful Christmas!

Linda Callahan said...

Well I think it is beautiful! White on white is gorgeous and the bit of silver is perfect! And I love where you put the sentiment.....lol....honest I do :)

Ann Schach said...

Absolutely clean and fabulous, Jen! The silver cord is the perfect touch of bling. Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

stampwithsandy said...

Jen, this is so striking! I love the simple snowflake, and the vellum banners tied up with silver cord. Thanks so much for playing along with my challenge this week at The Paper Players! Happy Holidays!

Cindy Lovell said...

So pretty! I love the vellum and the embossed snowflake!!

Narelle Farrugia said...

White on white is just stunning Jen! The vellum banners and embossed snowflake make for a lovely combo! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Jen Brum said...

Okay this is absolutely gorgeous! I love white on white! I still have no idea what embossing paste is but it looks fabulous!!! Have a very Merry Christmas!!

Linda Suarez said...

I just love your white on white card Jen! Especially that pretty snowflake! Have a wonderful holiday!

Sheila Bennett said...

Love the white on white. Very pretty!

akmoose said...

Love it! your card was the one that caught my eye! always love white on white…with a touch of silver!

Karen Haman said...

Gorgeous! Love the white on white!

Rita Wright said...

I need to comment on the first day. After scrolling down I'm pretty sure I have a wishlist of a million dollars or so. ;) I LOVE this card. Like so much! The snowflake and banners are just awesomesauce!

Cindy Hall said...

This card really is amazingly beautiful. Love the white-on-white; it really makes it so elegant.