Freshly Made Sketches 134

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Halfway through the week - YAY!  This week at Freshly Made Sketches Karren is our hostess and her sketch is a real treat to work with.  Karren ranks up there as one of my card making heroes.  Not only is she a very funny lady, but she creates the most amazing cards!

I had a million ideas running around my head when I saw the sketch.  I knew that I wanted to start with some patterned paper for the background layer, so I started this card-making journey by perusing my monster stash of DSP.  I've always loved the colors in Urban Oasis (still mad about SU retiring Kiwi Kiss), so I started my card there.  I quickly chose Basic Gray and Kiwi Kiss added a pop of color from Regal Rose and I was done!  Easy Peasy!

I hope you can join us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!  The design team have got some great cards to inspire you to be sure to check them out!

Stamps:  Distressed Grid (Creative Embellishments); Thanks (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper:  Basic Gray, Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White, Urban Oasis DSP (SU)
Ink:  Kiwi Kiss, Basic Gray, Regal Rose
Accessories:  Pierced Circle STAX, Fancy Flourish die (My Favorite Things); Enamel Dew Drops (Freckled Fawn); baker's twine (American Crafts)

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11 Responses to “Freshly Made Sketches 134”

Linda Callahan said...

Oh that Kiwi Kiss - they never should have retired it! What a great accent color! And I love the regal rose as well - pretty card!

Lesley Croghan said...

This is such a pretty card! I love the pink flowers and mixed with the kiwi kiss flourish...I never bought the Kiwi Kiss or paper; it is probably my fault they retired it! Lol! If it was in the catalog I would be buying it now. I absolutely love that color! Beautiful card, Jen.

Cindy Lovell said...

This is so pretty,Jen!! The colors are so so beautiful! I love the flourish and the twine! Pretty!!!

Kigz said...

What a wonderful way to use the twine! Such a lovely color combo! :)

Cindy Hall said...

Wow, Jen! This is so stunning! Kiwi Kiss was apparently before my time, and I love it with the Regal Rose! I am so crazy about those enamel dots, too, but they'll be yesterday's news by the time I remember to get some!

Karren said...

Thanks for the sweet comments - right back atcha! This card is gorgeous. I love Kiwi Kiss as well and this card is a stunner! The pop of pink is a perfect touch.

Jen Brum said...

Jen, this card is so fabulous! I love that flower and the flourishes! Love the colours together! So pretty!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Just lovely Jen! Gorgeous combination of flowers, flourish, embellishments and sentiment!

Rita Wright said...

Love, love, LOVE! That flourish is fabulous!

Deepti said...

Oh this is so elegant, love the polka dot BG with floral flourish !

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

Sweet! The circle was truly the perfect background for your beautiful embellishment, and the twine worked perfectly for the band. Blessings!