Freshly Made Sketches #419


Freshly Made Sketches has a fun sketch this week. I have seriously thought about this card all week, but  have not had time to put it together.  And, it is certainly one of those cards that did not go as planned! I did manage to use up some more of my scraps though!  Which is a huge plus.  My vision for this card was using some large flowers that I had previously hand cut, the vision was great.....the putting to paper, not so much! I could not make it work to my liking, but in the end, I decided less was more!  I was perfectly fine with having white space!  The end result is a CAS thank you card with a pop of color!  Here is the original sketch design-


I created my card with a floral print from the Craft On paper series. My white scallop shape was cut with the Cricut Artbooking Collection.  My flowers were cut from the same Craft On paper.  My sentiment is stamped onto layered fishtail dies from My Favorite Things.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
Cricut Artbooking Collection
C1816 Spruced Up Cardmaking Stamp Set
X7245B Craft On Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5974 Raspberry Cardstock
Z2812 Raspberry Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
Fishtail Dies-MFT

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Crafty Catz-Anything Goes w/Optional Twist of Flower Power
Sweet Stampin-Use Your Scraps
Try it on Tuesday-White Space or Colorful Grunge

Thanks so much for stopping by!

6 comments

  1. A nice card.

    Thank you for joining us at TRY IT ON TUESDAY

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  2. This design works beautifully with the big bold flowers...love all the white space- fabulous card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz
    x

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  3. I'm glad someone else admits to thinking about cards all week! I love how your card turned out Allisa. The white space just makes the eye focus on those stunning flowers and bright gorgeous colours. Vicky x

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  4. A beautiful CAS card and super image to use with a lot of white space. Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesdays.
    Yvonne

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  5. This is a beautiful card and I really liked how you used the white space. Thanks so much for joining us at Try It On Tuesday. Much appreciated. Hugs-Erika

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  6. So thought I'd left you a comment Allisa, hope I'm not hanging out in your spam! LOL. Wonderful entry for our 'Use Your Scraps' challenge at Sweet Stampin', thanks for sharing your gorgeous creation with us and do come and play again soon. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

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