Freshly Made Sketches #343

Hey Everyone

Who’s ready for a new sketch challenge? Me!!! We have a new challenge at Freshly Made Sketches for you.  This week our sketch hostess is the super talented Jennifer Timko!

Stampin’ Up!s Rooted in Nature is new to me and I have been wanting to use these trees from the set.  Jennifer’s sketch was perfect for me to ink up the trees and fussy cut them out.  I applied Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz and Early Espresso Markers directly to the stamp, huffed on them and then stamped onto Whisper White Cardstock.  I then fussy cut them out and layered them on my card.  This technique is one I haven’t used in ages, but it works really well when you want to add multiple colours to a stamp.  I always start with my lightest colour first so I don’t transfer my darker ink to my lighter markers.

The sentiment I’ve used on my card has been stamped in Basic Gray Ink.  The sentiment is from Dragonfly Dreams.  I added a button and some Linen Thread and my masculine card was done.

Here’s my card:

We would love it if you could play along with Jennifer’s sketch.  Head over to Freshly Made Sketches and take a look at the inspiration the Clean Team have made for you.

Thanks for stopping by.



9 thoughts on “Freshly Made Sketches #343

  1. Those trees are AMAZING!!! The whole card is amazing! I know you’ve been given the fussy cutting master award before but I feel like I must give it to you again. You totally rock with those snips!

  2. Those trees are AMAZING! I love them! And fussy cut too! This is just such a gorgeous card Narelle! I think trees may take over from the flowers!!!

  3. I just love this – it’s so soothing, calm and wonderful! Thanks again for having me guest design for the month of June. I enjoyed my time with all of you lovely and talented ladies!

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