A late Saturday good morning to you! I slept in a little to catch up on some of the sleep that I didn’t get all week. I feel a lot better now! What’s in store for your weekend? It’s nice out here today so I will definitely have to get out for a bit. There will of course be some crafting, what is the weekend without some crafting?! I may also have a little surprise for you tomorrow, we’ll see how much I can get done today!
As is the case sometimes I have a double post for you today. I have both my Freshly Made Sketches and Create with Connie and Mary cards. Both were fun sketches this week and I did two holiday cards. One Halloween and one Christmas.
First up is Freshly Made Sketches and this week our host is Jen M….
The base of my card is Pumpkin Pie Card Stock. I used some of the Witches’ Brew Designer Series Paper for the background and backed it with a piece of Basic Black. A square of Summer Starfruit, backed with some more Basic Black, is a nice place for the candies from the Halloween Hello Stamp Set to hang out. The greeting, from the same set, is punched out with the 1″ Circle Punch and lightly sponged with Pumpkin Pie and it sits next to a Brights Designer Button. The cool candy corn strip is also from the Halloween Hello Stamp Set and is colored in with Pumpkin Pie and Summer Starfruit Stampin’ Write Markers. I really love it when you can make a border out of a stamp. I also really like the colors in the Witches’ Brew DSP!
Next up I have my Create with Connie and Mary card for this week’s sketch challenge…
Fun and simple! The base of my card is Pool Party Card Stock. I stamped the snowflakes from the Festive Flurry Stamp Set in Pool Party on Whisper White and stamped them again so I could cut them into the rectangles on the sketch. Each one is backed with a piece of Pool Party and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The greeting is from the Greetings of the Season Stamp Set and is also stamped in Pool Party. I really love the simplicity and the little extra something that popped up image gives it. Thanks you very much for stopping by to see both my Freshly Made Sketches and Create with Connie and Mary card for their challenges this week. I hope you have a great Saturday!
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Freshly Made Sketches:
Card Stock: Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Summer Starfruit and Very Vanilla
Designer Series Paper: Witches’ Brew
Ink: Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black Classic Stampin’ ink
Markers: Pumpkin Pie and Summer Starfruit Stampin’ Write
Stamp Set: Halloween Hello Clear Mount
Punch: 1″ Circle Punch
Embellishments: Brights Designer Buttons
Tools: Paper Snips, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
Create with Connie and Mary:
Card Stock: Pool Party and Whisper White
Ink: Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stamp Sets: Festive Flurry and Greetings of the Season Clear Mount
Tools: 1″ Circle Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
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