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Freshly Made Sketches 106

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Yesterday was just like summer here! It got up to 84 degrees and was sunny with a slight breeze. We have been so lucky to have this weather and I’m enjoying every minute of it. It’s going to be a little cooler but more humid today and should stay that way through the weekend. Wahoo! (Paper Pumpkin pun intended!) I wanted to take a minute and thank Brian for his wonderful post yesterday and to thank all of you for your kind comments. I really am very happy that he and I have become such good friends, I couldn’t ask for a better one. I did see all of the comments on some kind of tutorial and if I have some time this weekend I will put together something. I couldn’t show how to do the whole card, that would be a mini-series! LOL! I’m really happy that you all enjoyed the card!

Today I have my card for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches but first I want to thank Linda C. for choosing me as her Perfect Prince for last week’s sketch! You can see the original post here and the Freshly Made Sketches post here. This week we have a sketch from the sweet Amy…

Freshly Made Sketches #106

A very clean sketch indeed! I went with a really rich holiday card, I’m loving the gold, it’s everywhere at the moment! The base of my card is a piece of Cherry Cobbler Card Stock. For the background I used a piece of paper from the Season of Style Designer Series paper Pack and backed it with a piece of Brushed Gold Card Stock. Yup, there’s that wreath again! LOL! I heat embossed the Wonderful Wreath Stamp in Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and used my Circles Collection Framelits to cut it out. The greeting is from the Greetings of the Season Stamp Set (which is a carry over from last year’s Holiday Catalog) and that is heat embossed in Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Emboss Powder on Brushed Gold and backed with a piece of Cherry Cobbler. Two thin strips of Cherry Cobbler are adhered across the top and bottom and some Stampin’ Dimensionals adhere it to the card. I love the simple elegance and richness of the Cherry Cobbler and the Brushed Gold. A very regal Holiday card indeed! Thank you so much for stopping by to see my Freshly Made Sketches card for this week’s challenge from Amy and thank you again for all of your wonderful comments! Have a great Thursday and I’ll see you back here for tomorrow for my Design Team card for Fab Friday! 🙂

FMS 106

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Cherry Cobbler

Designer Series Paper: Season of Style

Specialty Card Stock: Brushed Gold

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stamp Sets: Greetings of the Season Clear Mount and Wonderful Wreath Wood Mount

Framelits: Circles Collection

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Greetings of the Season CM

Wonderful Wreath WM

Season of Style DSP

Circles Collection Framelits

Brushed Gold CS

Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder

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