Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Freshly Made Sketches: Celebrate 300!

It's time for a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches and it's a big week.  We are on sketch #300! Wow!! 300!!!  Thank you to everybody for playing along.  So many of you never miss a week.  Such an amazing group of cardmakers.  I am so honored to be part of this entire group.

The fabulous Lesley Croghan started this challenge six years ago.  She has a talent for founding challenge blogs and has started many of the best over the years. We are all so lucky we have her talent in our midst!!  The first sketch was on September 7, 2011.   (I played along!) You should look back - you'll see some of the same design team members!   I was proud to be asked to be on the design team starting in September 2014 - it's been fun every week since then!


For something special to celebrate our 300th, one lucky winner from the gallery will receive all the cards created by the design team!  The idea of Freshly Made Sketches is that the cards aren't necessarily simple, but they are clean.  I did a lot of stamping and die-cutting on this one hoping to make it extra special - I hope you like it!!

FMS Celebrate

I used Fresh Florals from Taylored Expressions to build my bouquet.  The set comes with lots of fun sentiments - but not a "celebrate" which is what I wanted for this challenge so I found that in a cupcake set!  Lately, I've been a huge fan of brick in my background (I fixate - not that long ago I used woodgrain on absolutely everything and before that it was polka dots!!)  I used a brick embossing folder on which I had rubbed white ink to give it a little more detail.

It's a big week!  I hope to see you playing along!

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15 comments:

Lynn Hoyt said...

Beautiful card! Such pretty flowers layered over the brick.

snappy scrappy said...

Gorgeous!

Amy O said...

A total WOW card, Kim! Love everything about this.

Lisa Elton said...

OH my goodness is this ever pretty!! Love every little thing about it Kim!

Linda Callahan said...

I love the bright flowers against the brick wall! Such a pretty card! Happy 300! So glad to be on this journey with you!

HJ said...

Love your card, Kim, with the colorful flowers. Great take on the sketch. Wow! 300th sketch. That is a lot creativity. Thanks. Enjoy your day!

Jean said...

Stunning - wonderful use of the products and the sketch!

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

Beautiful card! I'm always envious when I see bouquets of flowers arranged so perfectly. Your colors are lovely together and the brick background is a great choice!

Karren said...

Your cascading flowers in such gorgeous colors look fabulous against the gray brick wall. Stunning card. BTW, you picked my card as Perfect Princess the first time I played along with FMS. Small world!

Notes by Nina said...

Wonderful card, I love your pretty flowers. Happy 300th challenge :).

Barbara Derksen said...

Hi Kim,

I can see why you'd love the brick backdrop, it would be effective for loads of cards. Great layering with the florals. Your card is glorious!

Jen Brum said...

Oh Kim! This card is fabulous! Love that brick wall background! Those flowers are so pretty and colourful! Just a gorgeous card!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh wow Kim! This card is super stunning and a card after my very own heart! Happy 300th!

Jen Timko said...

Your work is always so beautiful with gorgeous detail and this card is simply fantastic! Thank you for all your work and inspiration. You are an amazing team mate! Grateful to share this adventure with you!

cm said...

Another eye-catching beauty! You create the most amazing arrangements!
~c