Freshly Made Sketches 315

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Here we are at Wednesday again and I've got another Christmas card to share.  You're shocked right?  We've got a new challenge at Freshly Made Sketches and our hostess this week is Amy.  I took a few liberties with her sketch....

Instead of an oval I die cut a big "joy" sentiment to use in its place.  Then I stamped a super thin sentiment on a super thin piece of cardstock to layer across my "oval."  I added some snowflake sequins and easy-peasy I was done!

My kind, funny, and generous friend Linda recently gave me a wonderful gift:  a Shotbox.  It's a portable lighting studio that I've had my eye on.  I experimented a bit and took many photos of this card.  The one I chose for this post I took with my phone and I am beyond pleased with how it came out.  For one thing the colors of the card are much more representative of the actual colors in real life, but more importantly, you can actually tell that I used sparkly cardstock for the joy die cut.  I think that's the first time that something shiny has showed up in a photo that I took!

Thanks for stopping by!  And don't forget to pop on over to Freshly Made Sketches to check out the cards from our amazing design team.  I'm sure you'll be inspired to play along with us!

Stamps:  Stained Glass Greetings (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper:  Sea Glass (Avery Elle); Solor White (Neenah); silver glitter (Recollections)
Ink:  Silvery Shimmer Delicata (Tsukineko)
Accessories:  Joy die (Concord & 9th); Winter Wonderland sequins (Neat & Tangled)

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9 Responses to “Freshly Made Sketches 315”

Amy O said...

I love the sparkly joy (which looks super sparkly in your photo, by the way), and I love how you've used the sketch. A beautiful card, Jen!

Linda Callahan said...

Wow you can see those sparkles! I knew you would get along with Mr. Shotbox better than I did! Pretty card!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card. Love the sparkly joy with the sentiment across it. Great color combo.

Lisa Elton said...

Lovin the sparkle Jen! This is CAS sparkly perfection!

Jen Brum said...

Love this card Jen! So fun and that big sparkly Joy is just perfect! I love the blue background too! Just so Christmassy!

Kim S said...

LOVE this!! Love the sparkly "joy" and the bitty sentiment. And I LOVE the photo!!

Karren said...

What a great take on the sketch - so clever! And so very sparkly!

Jen Timko said...

I love that you can see the sparkle on this!! What a great card! Love that big bold "JOY".

Narelle Farrugia said...

This is just awesome Jen! I love a sparkle sentiment for Christmas - nothing says Christmas like a blue and silver card!