Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Freshly Made Sketches: Sending Get Well Wishes

It's time for a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches! Today we have a sketch by Jennifer Timko.


I am a fan of big sentiments, particularly in a variety of fonts.  As soon as I saw this sketch, I could see that it would be just right for a sentiment plus a splash of color in the bottom strip for interest.

FMS Sending

I had liquid watercolors out on my desk for a different card and I decided a rainbow of color behind a cut-out sentiment would be nice.  I painted the background to the sentiment, then cleaned up all of my watercolor supplies before it occurred to me that it would have been really nice to have a coordinating watercolor strip across the bottom.  It was a tough choice - get everything back out, use it and clean it up again - or find a plan B.  As luck would have it - I have a piece of paper that is exactly the same colors as the background that I watercolored!  Plan B won.

I hope to see you playing along!!

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11 comments:

Sudha said...

Wow this is so cool. Love the idea of liquid watercolors behind the sentiment.

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Sudha
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Linda Callahan said...

I love the water colored background behind the sentiment! Sweet as can be!

Lisa Elton said...

Love the colors and that little strip of plaid! This is delightful Kim!

Jen Brum said...

Wow! I love this card Kim and that watercoloured sentiment is fantastic! I don't think I could even fathom doing that!!! Love the white with that pretty paper on the bottom! Those polka dots are pretty fantastic as well!

Jen Timko said...

These gorgeous colors just make the sentiment pop! What a beautiful way to highlight and add detail. Fabulous card!! And I love when plan B makes the choice easy.

Amy O said...

This is happy and oh-so-pretty! And that dsp couldn't be more perfect if you had started with it in your card design.

Karren said...

Your rainbow watercolored background is so fun and works beautifully! What a bright and cheerful card - love it!

cm said...

Echoing the others in cheering your beautiful card! The rainbow background; the patterned strip, the polka dots...a smile-making combination!
~c

Laurie Unger said...

Oh! I like the debossed polka dots on this! Clever! Great sentiment and love the BG colors! Thanks again for having me guest design for the month of June. I enjoyed my time with all of you lovely and talented ladies!

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

Wow! Your rainbow of colors behind the sentiment is fantastic! And how fabulous that you had matching plaid paper!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh wow! what a totally wonderful effect you've given your sentiment - such a striking card!