Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Freshly Made Sketches: A Hug and a Smile

It's time for a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches! Today we have a sketch by Karren and here’s what I did with it!

  Smiling with Fresh Cut Florals 

I had not yet put away a recent order - one of the new florals from Concord & 9th.  I saw them on my desk and thought I'd do three fun flowers for this card.  Then I got wild and crazy and put berries and leaves to the right instead of a third floral.  Hey - that's a big creative moment for me!  The biggest reason it even occurred to me was that it allowed me to add some more colors because I am loving this color combo!

Lately all of my sentiments have been about sending hugs and smiles - or just thinking of yous.  There are still so many people, particularly older people, who are essentially home-bound.  My MIL is on of them. She's a very active women, but is scared to be out and about, so is absolutely stir-crazy (but has mastered Zoom!!) So she's one of many that I am showering with cards. Not to mention retirement homes or memory care facilities.  These cheerful colors and fun flowers will be just perfect!

I hope to see you playing along with us this week at Freshly Made Sketches.


Stamps: Honey Bee Stamps Smile, Concord & 9th Background

Dies: Concord & 9th Freshly Cut Florals Edition 3

Cardstock: Stampin' Up Crumb Cake, Misty Moonlight, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, Cinnamon Cider, Shaded Spruce, Just Jade

Ink: Stampin' Up Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Versamark

Other: Stampin' Up 2020-2022 In Color Enamel Dots


  1. I love this - and you are right - beautiful color combo!

  2. Wow! Such a great card Kim! That colour combination is amazing and I love those flowers and the sweet sentiment! So pretty!

  3. Wonderful card, she'll love this!

  4. Wow, this card is stunning in every respect! From the subtle background to those gorgeous flowers!

  5. Beautiful colours! I really love them and how you've used them together!


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