Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Happy Wednesday! I hope you're having a great start to the week! We were able to spend last week at my parent's house. It was so lovely. Always relaxing and the boys had a blast. Nothing like hockey, baseball and basketball with Papa every day!!! Today we're heading downtown Toronto with some friends from Texas to see the CN Tower and the Aquarium. Should be good times!
We have a great new sketch today at Freshly Made Sketches courtesy of our amazing French designer Cecile Ribon! Cecile has an amazing creative eye and her cards are always fantastic. Head over to her blog and check it out!
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Silver Glimmer
Stamps: Night In Bethlehem
Ink: Black Stazon
Other: Bethlehem Edgelits, Dimensionals
Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you'll head over to the Freshly Made Sketches blog and check out the amazing cards the Design Team has created for your inspiration!
Have a fabulous day!
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Happy Wednesday! I hope everyone is having a great start to their week! We are currently enjoying some R&R with Grannie and Papa! It's been nice being able to relax and enjoy some time away from home! We will totally enjoy these last few weeks of summer since the start of school is coming faster than I care to admit!
We have a new sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches! I'm fortunate to be this week's hostess! I had a card in mind when I came up with this sketch and I'm thankful that when I made it, it actually looked kinda like what I had envisioned! Coming up with a sketch can be very nerve wracking! You just never know how people are going to feel about it!
I had some Pop of Pink DSP sitting on my desk and I just had to use it. I love that paper with those fabulous gold accents! I wish I had purchased more than one pack!!! I must say the embossing didn't go as well as I had hoped. I may have embossed the other side as well and it looked ever worse. I don't know what the issue is and yes, I used an embossing buddy!
Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Gold
DSP: Pop of Pink
Stamps: Sweet Celebrations (Lil Inkers)
Other: Gold Embossing Powder, Botanical Blossoms, Celebrate Word Die (Lil Inkers), Dimensionals
Thanks again for stopping by today! I hope you'll head over to the Freshly Made Sketches blog and check out the amazing cards that the Design Team has created for your inspiration! You won't be disappointed! We look forward to seeing what you create this week!
Have a fabulous day!
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Happy Wednesday! I hope you're having a great week! We are so enjoying our summer. We've had some great bike rides this week and yesterday we made a trip to the Royal Botanical Gardens! I think later in the week we'll be heading to the Hockey Hall of Fame! It's been such a nice summer so far and I'm hoping the the last few weeks are just as wonderful!
Welcome to our celebration of Sketch #300 at Freshly Made Sketches! Six years ago, Lesley Croghan created an idea to make cards that were clean but not necessarily simple. Using sketches as a foundation, many stampers found their niche and this challenge has been a place of inspiration and encouragement. This week, we are excited to share our 300th sketch. Wow!!
The team will decide the Queen or King and then we will all choose our favorites to highlight, as usual. BUT....we will also choose one random winner from the gallery to receive all of the cards created by the design team with this sketch! We are so grateful for your support over these six years and want to send out a special thank you!
Our sketch is super fun this week and believe it or not, this card was my first attempt!!!
I used some of the retired Party Animal DSP and some of the new glimmer Dots! Who doesn't love a bit of sparkle!
Cardstock: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Pacific Point, Crushed Curry
Stamps: Frozen Treat
Ink: Pacific Point
Other: Oval Dies (Spellbinders), Glimmer Dots, Dimensionals
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you'll head over to the Freshly Made Sketches blog and check out the amazing the cards the Design Team has created for your inspiration! You may even be fortunate enough to win all of the Design Team's cards!
Have a fabulous day!
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Happy Wednesday! I hope you're having a great start to your week! We've had a great week so far. Trevor was off yesterday and the boys and I went for a long bike ride to downtown Toronto. Nothing like being able to by right down by the CN Tower. The waterfront trail is amazing and the breeze coming off the lake was fabulous! Such a great morning!
We have a great sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches! Our hostess this week is the lovely Kim Singdahlsen. Kim's cards are so fantastic. I would love to go and hang out in her crafting space for a day! I think she has the best stamps!
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Watermelon Wonder, Black Glimmer (non-SU)
Other: Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder, Heart Trio Punch (SU - retired), MFT Blueprints Dies, Sequins (SU), Smile Word Die (Lil Inkers), Dimensionals
Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you'll head over to the Freshly Made Sketches Blog and check out the amazing cards the Design Team has created! You won't be disappointed!
Have a fantastic day!