Sunday, June 11, 2017

Freshly Made Sketches #291

I found a little crafting time this weekend...but with the storms outside.....my lighting is lacking to show off the true results.  I swear my pinks really do match and there is a subtle background stamped on my pink cardstock as well.  My card is based on the sketch challenge this week at Freshly Made Sketches-

And there is a new name in the blogland with their first challenge this week at TicTacToe-


I went with heat embossing, white and baker's twine....though I could also do circle, free spot and white!  My card is created with the June Stamp of the Month, S1706 Hello Foxy.


I heat embossed the circle wreath in white and then water colored my image.  With perfect lighting, my wreath is just a slightly lighter pink than my cardstock.  I also did some creative cutting on my stamp set.  While I like the Thankful for You sentiment.....I need more thank you cards...not exactly thankful for you cards.  One great thing about clear stamps, you can cut and shape them to your liking.  While I cut my stamp to say Thank You, it will easily go back together to stamp the original sentiment.  You can also curve your sentiments when placing on your blocks to achieve a different look.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
S1706 Hello Foxy
Watercolor paper by Crafter's Companion
X5788 Raspberry Cardstock
X5777 Fern Cardstock
3505 Watercolor Pencils
Z3224 Watercolor Brush
Z899 Memento Black Ink
Z891 Versamark Ink
Z2068 White Embossing Powder
Baker's Twine-Unknown

I have also entered my card in the following challenge:
Moving Along with the Times-Embossing
Wow Embossing Powder-Embossing

Thanks so much for stopping by!


9 comments:

Karren said...

Beautiful card! That wreath is so pretty and really pops against that gorgeous colored cardstock background. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Wendy L said...

Super card, thanks for joining us at Moving Along With The Times, xxx

Teresa-WCS said...

So glad you joined us at the first Tic Tac Toe challenge! Thanks for adding this beauty to the gallery and we hope you will play often! Hugs, Teresa

Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing at Moving Along with the Times.
~Owner/DT Janis

Rosanne Mulhern said...

What a simply sweet card, Allisa! That wreath is so fresh and pretty. Thanks for playing along with the TTT challenge.

Jen Brum said...

Such a beautiful card! I love that pink! It's so bright and vibrant! That wreath of flowers is so sweet! I do love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Felicita Johnson said...

Allisa, Such a bright and beautiful card. Thank you so much for joining us this week on the new TTTC.

Peggy Noe said...

Allisa, your card is delightful! Spring wreaths are so fun. Love the simplicity and your choice of colors. Thank you so much for joining us for our first Tic Tac Toe Challenge!

Craft buddy said...

This is a great entry, I love the colors and layout you've created. Using the twine, that's a great take on the sketch, I'm inspired! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week x Jessie

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