Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Freshly Made Sketches: Love

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


It's the week before Valentine's Day.  I don't send many Valentines out, but I definitely send a card to my 101-year old grandmother.  That was the plan for this card but now I'm looking at it and I'm not so sure.  Lots of love and hearts but perhaps a bit modern??

FMS Love

I found this to be a very challenging sketch - it's not a card that I would have created for myself.  But I love the results and having the sketch in front of me really helped.  A sketch can be a stepping step or inspiration, but in this case, for the most part I have the sizes and placement just as in the sketch.  That made it easier for me to step out of my comfort zone and perhaps I've learned that I can do it!

I hope to see you playing along this week.  I'm going to read everybody's posts carefully so see if it was a challenge for you too!

SUPPLY LIST

Dies: Papertrey Ink Wonderful Words Love, Simon Says Stamp Small Heart Doily, Simon Says Large Hearts, Memory Box Mini Heart Collection
Cardstock: Taylored Expressions Poppy Seed, Mushroom, Sea Salt, Fruit Punch, Guava, Pink Champagne
Gems: Pretty Pink Posh Valentine Mix

9 comments:

  1. Your fun cascade of hearts is as sweet as can be! I think Grandma would love it....I do!

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  2. I agree with Linda. I think your grandma will love this card. I know I do! All the different kinds of hearts are awesome!

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  3. Love all the colors and different shaped hearts! Great take on the sketch, too!

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  4. Your grandmother is going to love this. While she'll delight in its design, she'll love it because it came from you! You're a good granddaughter! And I love it. I can so relate to comfort zone cards. But you did a great job, and I love your take on this sketch. Sweet!! Bev

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  5. What a great Valentine using the sketch! love all the hearts flowing down the side!

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  6. I think your grandmother will love it and the spirit in which it was created. Who wouldn't love floating hearts?!?!?

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  7. Oh I love this card and I think your grandmother will too! Those hearts are so pretty! I love the different sizes and shapes!! It's just perfect!

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  8. I think this card looks fabulous and so natural! Each heart looks like it should absolutely be where you've placed it and I think your grandmother will love this.

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  9. Would never have guessed this was a challenging sketch for you, Kim as your card is wonderful! I bet Grandma loved the card!

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