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Freshly Made Sketches 114

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So you know how I was all excited about having off on Friday? Well let me tell you, they made up for that yesterday. I did about three days worth of work today, so much for getting out early! It was rainy and nasty all day here today, they promise it will be sunny tomorrow though. We shall see! I have lots to do today. I’m dog sitting, I have some more bookmarks to make (work had asked for 40 bookmarks, they’ve now asked me to make 20 more and have them ready by Friday) and various other projects to get through. I hope all of your Thanksgiving plans go well and that you are ready to fill yourselves up and have a great evening with family.

Linda S. over at Freshly Made Sketches provides our inspiration for today’s card…

Freshly Made Sketches #114

I used Bermuda Bay Card Stock for the base of my card today. Then I used some Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder to heat emboss my greeting which is the Be Very Merry Stamp. Next up is two strips of Silver Glimmer Paper across the lower half of the card. The Stylish Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder is used to emboss a piece of Silver Foil Sheet for my panel. The snowflake is stamped in Bermuda Bay and then using a Stamp-a-ma-jig I stamped in Versa-Mark and heat embossed with Iridescent Ice Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I then used the Festive Flurry Framelits Dies to cut out the snowflake. To complete the card, I put a Frosted Finishes Embellishment in the middle of the snowflake. Lots of shine and glitter, but I really like the way the stamped and heat embossed snowflake came out, and who doesn’t like a little bling?! Thanks for taking some time out of your busy Thanksgiving day to stop by my blog. I hope you enjoyed my card for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches and that your tryptophan from your turkey lets you take a nice nap after dinner. Have a very happy Thanksgiving (and a happy 2nd night of Hanukkah to all of my Jewish readers!)! 🙂

FMS 114-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Bermuda Bay and Whisper White

Specialty Paper: Silver Glimmer Paper

Specialty Card Stock: Silver Foil Sheet

Ink: Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Ink

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stampin’ Emboss Powder: Silver and Iridescent Ice

Framelits: Festive Flurry

Embossing Folder: Stylish Stripes

Embellishments: Frosted Finishes

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

Festive Flurry CM

Be Very Merry WM

Festive Flurry Framelits Dies

Stylish Stripes TIEF

Silver-Gold Foil Sheets

Silver Glimmer Paper

Frosted Finishes Embellishments

Irridecent Ice Stampin' Emboss Powder

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