Thursday, July 17, 2014

Freshly Made Sketches 145

Hello everyone! Today I am sharing a card I made using the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches. I haven't played along with these challenges before but I had some time today and I liked this one so I decided to give it a whirl. Check out the Freshly Made Sketches site for other sketches they have. I need to start using these sketches more to kick up my mojo.

I rotated my card from the sketch but that's the fun in it. You can use these sketches as any kind of inspiration. I decided I wanted to use one of the pinwheels from the June Paper Pumpkin kit. I have yet to show you what I did with the June kit but here is a fun alternative project with the pinwheels. (I actually used most of the other pinwheels for my son's 2nd birthday party - I'll write a post on that soon). So I trimmed the pinwheel so it was a little smaller to fit on the card. The base of the card is one of the new in colors - Hello Honey. I'm still getting used to the new colors but this one seems pretty nice. So far my favorite is Blackberry Bliss. The designer paper used on this card is from the Moonlight Designer Series paper stack. I really like a lot of the papers in this stack. The 2 banner pieces are from this collection as well. In the bottom corner I stamped Happy Birthday from the new set "And Many More". This is just a great little versatile set. I'm sure I will be using this a lot. Included in the paper pumpkin kit was Basic Gray baker's twine which I looped around the center of the pinwheel a few times. Then I finished it off with 2 gold sequins I had laying on my desk. I hope you enjoyed today's card and will give this sketch a try.

Stamps: And Many More
Ink: Night of Navy
Paper: Hello Honey, Moonlight Designer Series Paper Stack, June Paper Pumpkin
Accessories: June Paper Pumpkin (Baker's twine, brad), Gold sequin trim


  1. What a great lookin card!!! What size envelope will you use to mail it?

  2. Thanks! I will probably just hand deliver this card with the gift or use a 5 x 7 envelope.

  3. I love how you've used the pinwheel for this sketch! And I love the looped baker's twine. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!