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Freshly Made Sketches & Display Stamper 6

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Yeah! It’s FRIDAY! The week went a little slowly for me how about you? I’m off to the Hamptons this morning for work to visit the school that we have out there. We are leaving around 11:30am because there is usually a lot of weekend traffic that starts around 1:00pm. It’s supposed to be nice today so possibly some beach later with my friend Heather who is meeting me out there. ๐Ÿ™‚

Today’s post is for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge. There is also the last of my Hello, Lovely Display Projects at the end of the post. First up we have a sketch from the lovely Jen T….

Freshly Made Sketches #97

Nice and simple! I decided to use some of the things I learned from my friend Brian’s demonstration he gave at Convention about using color on Masculine cards. The base of my card is Sahara Sand Card Stock and the background is a piece of paper from the Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper with that great houndstooth pattern in Tangerine Tango. I stamped the image for the main panel from the Remembering Christmas Stamp Set in Versa-Mark and heat embossed it with Early Espresso Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I knocked a little more of the powder off so it would have a slightly weathered look like the DSP. It’s backed with a piece of Early Espresso and adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The two flags are stamped with one of the stamps from last month’s Paper Pumpkin in Early Espresso and Tangerine Tango. Finally the greeting is from the From My Heart Stamp Set and is stamped in Early Espresso and cut out with the Bitty Banners Framelits Dies. I love when you can use a stamp from a Christmas set for something else and the deer head is perfect for Masculine cards. The Tangerine Tango is great paired with the neutrals of Sahara Sand and Early Espresso and makes for a nice pop of color. Thanks so much for stopping by to see my Freshly Made Sketches card for this week’s challenge. Scroll down to the end of the post to see my last Display project for Hello, Lovely. I hope you have a lovely day! ๐Ÿ™‚

FMS #97

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Sahara Sand, Early Espresso and Tangerine Tango

Designer Series Paper: Sweater Weather

Ink: Early Espresso and Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin’ Ink

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stamp Sets: Remembering Christmas and From My Heart Clear Mount

Framelits: Bitty Banners

Stampin’ Emboss Powder: Early Espresso

Tools: Heat Gun, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Remembering Christmas CM

From My Heart CM

Sweater Weather DSP

Bitty Banners Framelits

Early Espresso Stampin' Emboss Powder

Display Project 6

SU! 2013 Convention Disp Stamper Proj 6

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Daffodil Delight

Ink: Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Hello, Lovely and Best of Butterflies Clear Mount

Embellishments: Tag a Bag Accessory Kit

Other: Tag a Bag Gift Boxes

Tools: Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Hello Lovely CM

Best of Butterflies CM

Tag a Bag Gift Boxes

Tag a Bag Accessory Kit

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26 responses »

  1. Wow! The deer head looks amazing embossed in black on this Tangerine Tango card stock, and Sweater Weather is a perfect backdrop. What a perfect image for this sketch – big and bold. Love the placement of the sentiment, too. Have fun in the Hamptons!

  2. Wow! Nice masculine BD! The Hello Lovely box is cool! I’m gonna get some Tangerine Tango. I love the colors it matches with.LOL

  3. Great to see the stag stamped up and looking proud. I am looking forward to giving him a wee tartan touch!

  4. So classy! The image is wonderful embossed! So glad you joined us at FMS!

  5. Remembering Christmas is my favorite set from the holiday catty. I love what you did here for a birthday card! I cant wait to get this set!

  6. That deer head really looks good embossed along with the background. Like the box, just – uh – ummm where’s the goodies for inside the box? ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. CAS perfection! Love the embossing and the Fall color scheme. The box is very cute. That butterfly fits perfectly on there.

  8. Carol Carriveau

    I tend to do this to Brian when there is nothing to add……I agree with all other comments…great job!

  9. Love that you’ve used this stamp set for something other than it was meant for. The embossed deer is so striking with that colour combo – fabulous card Justin! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  10. Justin, your card caught my eye right away over at FMS. I love that you used this image for something other than Christmas and I agree, it is perfect for masculine cards! Terrific card!

  11. You are bound and determined to make me like that deer!! Another awesome card! Glad to see you this week! ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. Love that image embossed on the Tangerine Tango card stock. So bold! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!


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