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:

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

    Regards
    Sudha
    sudha-kalra.blogspot.in

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

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

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  4. 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!

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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

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

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  9. 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!

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

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

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