Freshly Made Sketches #75


Tui has a great sketch for us this week at Freshly Made Sketches.  I was actually missing my Buzz & Bumble paper pack.  The funny thing is....Buzz & Bumble was my least favorite paper pack in the new catalog.............but it has quickly grown on me!  I just love the colors and how the papers coordinate so well together.  Here is the original sketch design-

The narrow strip between my pattern papers is actually the seam off of Burlap Ribbon.  No piece of burlap gets thrown away in my craft room.  I use single strands for tying bows and threading buttons as well.  My obsession with burlap goes along nicely with the Buzz & Bumble papers!

Here is a close up at the products used to create my card:



All supplies by Close To My Heart:
D1476 Card Chatter-Sympathy
X7164B Buzz & Bumble Paper Pack
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
Z2114 Cocoa Ink
Z1760 Burlap Ribbon
Z1831 Buzz & Bumble Assortment
Z1753 Brown & Tan Sparkles

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope to see your creation at Freshly Made Sketches.  The linky closes at 1:00PM MST on Monday.

15 comments

  1. Bee-utiful! And using that seam of burlap is genius - great look!

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  2. Lovely card, Alisa! It fits in so well with this really clean sketch. Thanks for explaining your use of the burlap edge as an element of your card.
    :) Marie

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  3. You are a queen of CAS classy cards Allisa. Love the bee theme and the super simple but oh so effective design. Hugs!

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  4. I won't repeat Linda's corny phrase, but I really want to!! I love this bee paper and the little strip of burlap is perfect! Love this card!

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  5. Allisa, this is beautiful! I love those bees!!! The burlap looks fabulous!!! Those sparkles are so fabulous!!! Love those colours!

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  6. Beautiful card Allisa. Love the natural color scheme.

    Anitra

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  7. Beautiful card Allisa. Love the natural color scheme.

    Anitra

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  8. This is lovely ... the papers are really pretty and your strip of burlap is perfect!

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  9. Love these papers and the burlap! Almost missed that sweet little cutout bee! I love this sentiment set. You're really tempting me!

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  10. Oh my gosh, this is so beautiful. I love the papers and how you did the burlap trim. Thanks for sharing, because I never would have figured it out!

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  11. Gorgeous .... now how cool is that little addition of burlap .... amazing ..... and I love it!

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  12. Beautiful card Allisa! That paper is awesome! And the burlap trim is great!

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  13. I agree with Linda- this is bee-utiful! Love the theme!

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  14. You know how much I love that you are obsessed with burlap, Allisa! And I'm glad the paper has grown on you (I love it!) because your creation is impeccable and awesome!!

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  15. These papers are PERFECT for the sketch! Wow...and that burlap edge is fabulous. Such a lovely card!

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