Freshly Made Sketches #251

Hey Everyone

It’s time for a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches.  Our hostess is the fabulously talented and very sweet Cindy Hall.  Here’s her great sketch that I love because it has layers!!!

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I adore these sweet little flowers from Stampin’ Up!s Swirly Bird and I’ve teamed it with leaves from Flourish Thinlit Dies.  The sentiment I’ve used is from Birthday Blososms.  Here’s my card:

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As always the team will inspire you with their cards. Head over to Freshly Made Sketches and check them out.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

CAS(E) This Sketch! #186 & colourQ Challenge #355

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Hope you’ve all had a wonderful weekend – it’s almost over in Australia as I’m writing this post😦.  I managed to sneak in a card this weekend that wasn’t for design team stuff.  I’ve combined my card for two challenges that I love and that work out time perfect for when I’m looking for challenges on a Sunday afternoon – the sketch challenge at CAS(E) This Sketch! and the colour challenge at colourQ. Here are their inspiration pics:

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Birthday Blossoms is such a pretty set and perfect for watercolouring.  The stripey DSP I’ve used is from Pop of Pink Specialty DSP and the sentiments I’ve used are from Greetings Thinlit Dies and Happy Birthday Everyone. Three sequins and my card was done!  Here’s what I came up with:

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Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Just Add Ink #325

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Sketches challenges are my favourite!  Tina has designed this fab one for us at Just Add Ink.

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I really love this colour combination together – Tip Top Taupe, Basic Black and Hello Honey.  I don’t own a ric rac die so I’ve settled for stripey DSP – I like the striking effect of it behind the white panels.  The flower I’ve water coloured with Hello Honey ink is from Stampin’ Up!s Birthday Blooms. My leaves are coloured with Pear Pizzazz and Always Artichoke ink.  Here’s my card:

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The team at Just Add Ink have created wonderful cards to inspire you. Head over to JAI to check out their cards – while you’re over there we would love it if you could play along.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Freshly Made Sketches #250

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This week our sketch hostess is one our talented Guest Designers at Freshly Made Sketches.  The very creative Cecile Ribon has created this cool sketch. Cecile’s cards are lovely and she seems to have an endless amount of dies (and she uses them to perfection!).

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The sentiment and flowers I’ve used are from Stampin’ Ups! Sunshine Sayings and the leaves are cut with Flourish Thinlit Dies. I’ve lightly water coloured my flowers with Peekaboo Peach and Sweet Sugarplum. Here’s my card:

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The team has created gorgeous inspiration with Cecile’s sketch – head over to Freshly Made Sketches and check them out.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Freshly Made Sketches #249

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The new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches has been designed by the wonderfully talent Kim Singdahlsen.  Take a look at her great sketch:

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The sentiment I’ve used is one that I had laying around on my desk – it’s from a set called Birthday Blossoms. The leaves are from Fabulous Flora and I have lightly watercoloured these with Pear Pizzazz and Crumb Cake Ink.  Here’s my card:

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As always, the Clean Team have created cards that will surely inspire you. Head over to Freshly Made Sketches and check them out.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Just Add Ink #323

Hey Everyone

Tina has suggested this weeks challenge at Just Add Ink. Her challenge for us is to:

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This means we want you to create a project with a product or even a few products starting with the letter F.  I’ve used a few F’s on my card – the stamp sets I’ve used are Festival of Trees and Flurry of Wishes and the DSP I’ve used is from Fresh Prints DSP Stack.

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The girl have created some fabulous projects – head over to Just Add Ink and check them out.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Freshly Made Sketches #248

Hey Everyone

It’s time for a new sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches! Our newest sketch has been designed by the wonderfully talented and very funny Linda Callahan.  Here’s her cool sketch:

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This sketch gave me the chance to use my new Flourishes Thinlit Dies.  I LOVE how they layer and am really glad I added them into my last Stampin’ Up! order.  Here’s what I came up with.

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The design team have created amazing inspiration for you – so head over to Freshly Made Sketches and check them out.  While you’re there, we would love to see you play along with us.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle