Freshly Made Sketches #345

Hey Everyone

Happy Wednesday everyone! Welcome to our newest sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches.  This week our sketch hostess is the wonderfully talented Jen Mitchell.

I am loving this sketch! Especially that tilted panel!

I chose the butterfly from Watercolor Wings to use on my main panel.  The butterfly is stamped in So Saffron, Crushed Curry, Basic Black and Crumb Cake Inks.  I then took my Black Journalling Pen and added some definition lines around the centre of the butterfly.  I had some leaves cut with my Seasonal Layers Dies Thinlits Dies sitting discarded on my desk, so I added them for extra layers.

I added some Gold Sequin Trim and some Black Cord under my sentiment.  For the background I stamped the watercolour type stamp in Soft Sea Foam. This stamp is from Love What You Do and it saves me time from having to watercolour the background myself – and I have to say it has a much better look than when I try it myself.

I then added the ink splatters from Timeless Textures in Basic Black Ink.  My “Happy Birthday” sentiment is Beautiful Bouquet and “to you” is from a set that I have just forgotten and couldn’t find in the limited time I had to write this post….

Come and join us for this challenge! The team at Freshly Made Sketches have created awesome inspiration for you. Head over to the challenge and take a look.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Just Add Ink #135

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Happy Friday!  We have a new challenge at Just Add Ink for you.  This week is a sketch challenge.  Tina has designed this fab sketch for us:

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I’ve gone with a butterfly as the focal point on my card and stamped and then fussy cut some leaves from Summer Silhouettes.  The sentiment I’ve used is from Stampin’ Up!s Four You.  Here’s my card:

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Our team has provided wonderful inspiration for you.  Head over to Just Add Ink and take a look.

Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Inspired by Stamping Challenge #67 & Mojo Monday #319

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Woohoo it’s Saturday!   After a quick whip around of the house I sat down to check out some challenges.  The card I’m sharing today is for two challenges – Inspired by Stamping Inspiration Challenge and this weeks Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge.

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I’ve gone a little bit shabby with this card, because that’s the first thing that came to mind when I saw the challenge colours.  I still pause when I have to use blue and green as I have the old saying going on in my head “blue and green should never been seen without a colour in between”.  So to put my mind at rest, I’ve used Sahara Sand as my in between colour.  I absolutely LOVE Julee’s sketch at Mojo as it works so well with my layers.  I’m entering my card also into Inspired by Staming’s customer gallery as I have used Elegant Flowers and Fancy Sentiments.  Here’s my card:

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Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle

Cardabilities #84 & Inspired by Stamping 2nd Birthday Challenge & Seize The Birthday Challenge

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Cardabilities has a fabulous sketch that I couldn’t wait to play along with this weekend.

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How it is that you can lose a stamp set for 6 months and then it all of a sudden appears under the couch in my living room?  It happened to one of my Inspired by Stamping stamp sets called Elegant Flowers.  I just may be losing my mind as I don’t remember taking it from my craft room!  I’m entering my card into Inspired by Stamping’s 2nd Birthday Colour Challenge, their Birthday Theme Challenge and their Customer Gallery Challenge.

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I’m also entering my card into Seize the Birthday’s Anything Goes Challenge.  Here’s their inspiration pic:

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Here’s my card:

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Thanks for stopping by.

Cheers

Narelle