Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Freshly Made Sketches: Wow! You Did It!

It's time for a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches!  We're going long and skinny!


I have a new-to-me set from Stampin' Up called Boutique Borders.  I love the fun look of each border and have been looking for a great use for it.  The long border on this card was made for it!  Then I needed a sentiment that had the same funky look so I pulled out Stampin' Up's Bravo.

Wow You Did it

I'm hoping I get to use this in a couple of weeks.  My youngest who is a freshman in high school had tryouts over the last few weeks for the high school lacrosse team.  He has played competitively for years on a team that made it to the top two or three in state year after year.  But he's been struggling in the past year because #1 he isn't growing as fast as his teammates - neither in height nor in bulk and #2 he has had knee trouble since the summer.  I thought the results of high school tryouts might be discouraging for him.  Five of his teammates from his former team made varsity as freshman.  Erik only made the C team, but the coach pulled him aside and told him he was on the bubble and, with hard work, could be promoted to JV in a couple of weeks.  Instead of being discouraged, Erik came home on fire to work hard and show the coach what he could do.  I'm a proud mama right now!

I hope to see you playing along.  A little hint - check out the rest of the design team on the FMS Blog - not everybody went skinny, so if that's stumping you - you have alternatives!


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13 comments:

  1. Love that funky border! The bright colors are perfect! Fun card!

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  2. This is such a fun, colorful card! I love the funky border and the big congratulatory wishes!

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  3. What a fun border and a terrific card Kim!! BRAVO to you son for his determination, I'm rooting for him!!

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  4. Love that brightly colored border, Kim, and best of luck to Erik.

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  5. I love the scalloped border on this and the bright, happy colors. Fun card, Kim!

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  6. Fun card! You've made those scallops look fabulous! And what a wonderful proud mama moment!

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  7. A pure party on a card Kim! makes me happy just looking at it! Thanks for the inspiration over at FMS. Have a great day. Hazel xx

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  8. Such a fun card Kim! I love those borders and have no idea how I've missed them! Such great colours! Love the stars too! Congrats to your son! Sounds like he is one determined fellow!

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  9. Congrats to your Son!!!
    What an awesome card this is!! Fab colors and i love the border!!

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  10. Good for your son--bet he'll make it in no time! Your card is so fun & festive!

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  11. Look at all of those fabulous fun colours! What a gorgeous card!

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  12. "Wow!" sums this card up very well! I love the border stamp and the bright colors you used to make it pop and your choice of accessories is perfect to really make this a special card. Wishing your son the very best results with his determination and drive to make the team!

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