Freshly Made Sketches #97

Jennifer has created a great sketch for us this week at Freshly Made Sketches.  I am loving the fun colors in the new Laughing Lola line of products by Close To My Heart.  The new Autumn/Winter Idea Book goes live tomorrow, be sure and check back to see all of the new products!  My card was created with a mix of papers and chipboard shapes.  The chipboard shapes just happened to be the right size for the sketch and the colors coordinate with no effort on my part!  Here is the original sketch design to get you started on your own creation-
I kept the inside blank to use as a notecard.  Did you know that the Close To My Heart pattern papers come complete with a coordinating zip strip?  These little 1/2" strips come in coordinating colors and are so handy to use as borders on your projects. The backside of the strips list the coordinating colors for the paper, just in case you need a little help picking colors for your project!  I love this swirly coordinating print!

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
Z1790 Cricut Artiste Collection
G1064 Laughing Lola Cardmaking Kit
X7170C Laughing Lola Dimensional Elements
Black Cardstock-American Crafts
1292 Crystal Blue Cardstock
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z2503 Basics Pigment Inks
Z821 Clear Embossing Powder

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Amusing Challenges-Anything Goes
Paper Playtime-Use Pattern Paper
Pile It On-Anything Goes
Scrap-Creations-Anything Goes
Sunday Stamps-It's All About Color

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope to see your creation this week in the gallery at Freshly Made Sketches!


  1. Love that richly colored DSP! Bold and bright!

  2. I'm excited to play along with this paper. It's fabulous and so is your card.

  3. Oh, that dsp has such gorgeous colors! I love your layers, and I love how everything coordinates so beautifully together. Such a pretty card!

  4. Very pretty. Great colors in the DSP and love your sentiment and the shape you used.

  5. I love the mix of patterns and colors and I especially like that sentiment! Fabulous card Allisa!

  6. I am such a fan, I love the card and pretty much all you do :) Renae @

  7. Awesome card - that background paper is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps.

  8. Love that sentiment, it is so very true :) FABulous card!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps, please come back and join us again soon!!!

  9. How funky and cool are those papers!!! This is one cool card Allisa!

  10. The designs on this are so fantastic and the little arrow is perfect for the sketch. Love the idea of the zip strips!

  11. Lovely card, Allisa! I love the Laughing Lola paper and stamp set. It works great with the sketch you designed too. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps this fortnight. I've been following your blog for quite a while and I am always inspired by your artwork!
    :) Marie

  12. Very bold and striking colours. Love it! Especially your choice of sentiments. Totally agree! Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps.

  13. Ooh the love DSP!! Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

  14. I love everything about this card, but I especially love how you chose the blue for the pop of contrast. Absolutely stunning effect!

  15. What an eye-catcher! Great paper - it adds so much texture and interest. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps!


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