Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Freshly Made Sketches #468

 Welcome to Freshly Made Sketches #468!

Linda Callahan has designed a fabulous sketch this week! I created a multipurpose card that can be used for a birthday or any occasion you want to celebrate with friends like the (hopefully one day) end of a global pandemic. 

My initial plan stayed true to the landscape orientation with 5 drinks but when I decided to use a MFT fishtail flag die to back the focal point panel, the balance didn't feel right and I turned the card and dropped a couple drinks. 

The sentiment pairs MFT's Cheers die and a Spirited Sentiments stamp while the vellum and cardstock cocktails are created with Impression Obsession Mixed Drinks dies.

I hope you check out the Clean Team designs at Freshly Made Sketches and join in the fun!

I am also linking this card to Seize the Birthday #205 in the Anything Goes category.

Thanks for stopping by,


Tuesday, January 12, 2021

CASology Challenge 380

 Welcome to CASology Challenge #380!

Welcome to 2021 everyone! I'm adding my card to the reminder post for the Memories challenge at CASology. I wanted to replenish my stack of sympathy cards as, sadly, I've had to send out quite a few in the last year. 

The sentiment comes from a very old MFT Clearly Sentimental About Sympathy stamp set and is surrounded by a watercolored feather and Nuvo drops.

Check out the design team cards for more inspiration!

Jacquie Southas (you are here)

Guest Designer: Shawna!

We are looking forward to seeing how MEMORIES inspires you - just remember to keep it Clean & Simple! This is a two week challenge, so you have until 9 AM Monday, January 18th (CMT) to link your card to the CASology blog.

Thanks for stopping by,


Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Freshly Made Sketches #467

 Welcome to Freshly Made Sketches #467!

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I treated myself to a few crafting goodies during the holiday sales and was happy to see Jen's fun slimline sketch which meant I could put my new MFT Slimline Starter Die-namics to good use. The clouds were stenciled on the stitched panel first and then a partially inked MFT Greetings and Salutations sentiment was added to the bottom right corner.

The MFT Well Hello die cut provides the first part of the sentiment and is layered with a couple vellum clouds leftover from a previous project. Another vellum cloud is added in the bottom right corner to anchor the Avery Elle Numbered Balloon dies which are arranged to loosely follow the layered circles in the sketch. 

I hope you check out the fabulous Clean Team designs at Freshly Made Sketches and join in the fun!

Thanks for stopping by,