Ahh… I love it when I get up in the morning and realize that it’s Friday, it makes whole day instantly better! We are supposed to get some rain today but it should be in the 60’s so I’m fine with that. Yesterday was an average day, not too busy and after work was relaxing. Saw Andrew for a bit, watched some TV, a nice relaxing evening. Not a bad way to prepare for Friday! This weekend should be easy too. Haircut on Saturday, Manhattan on Sunday morning and taking the parents to the airport on Sunday evening. What are all of you up to this weekend?
Today is a great Friday also because it’s Fab Friday! And this time around we have a simple sketch for you…
After yesterday’s nice, bold card, I decided a subtle one was in order for today. I would even go as far as to say it’s monochromatic. My card base is a piece of Smoky Slate Core’dinations Card Stock. I always forget to use it, but I really like the linen look of the paper when you don’t do anything to it. In the bottom right corner, I stamped my greeting in Basic Black which came from the Regarding Dahlias Stamp Set. Next up is a small piece of Modern Medley Designer Series Paper and on top of that to the right is a piece of Brushed Silver Card Stock. My main image is also from the Regarding Dahlias Stamp Set which I stamped in Basic Black and cut out with my Paper Snips. Some Stampin’ Dimensionals adhere it to the card. I really like the modern, dimensional look of the Dahlia stamp. The lines give it a lot of perspective and it’s a very nice addition to any card and the size is great because it really grabs your attention. I also need to remember to use the Core’dinations Card Stock more often because I really do like the textured look that it has. A Fab Friday is always a good Friday! I hope you enjoyed my simple card for this week’s sketch. Click HERE to go to the Fab Friday blog and see what the rest of the Design Team has for your inspiration and don’t forget to upload your card to the gallery! As always, your visit is greatly appreciated and I hope your day goes by quickly and your weekend gets off to a great start! 🙂
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Card Stock: Very Vanilla
Specialty Card Stock: Smoky Slate Core’dinations and Brushed Silver
Designer Series Paper: Modern Medley
Ink: Basic Black
Stamp Set: Regarding Dahlias
Tools: Paper Snips, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
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