Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Oh So Perfectly Fall......FMS508


I love these simple flowers - ideal for sending birthday or get well wishes!

Nature's Harvest is such a perfect set for fall!  I die cut the flowers a second time in Crumb Cake and let it peek out just to add a bit of depth.  

Go ahead and make a scene!  Jacquie has a wonderful wide open sketch for us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Stamps: Nature's Harvest, Pond Pampering (CCC)
Paper: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Harvest Meadow DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Copics

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Fusion: Pumpkin Mug

Fall seems to last only a moment around here so I do make sure I enjoy every beautiful colorful moment! It is time to shuffle through those leaves and gather up the pumpkins!

I loved the pop of blue in the photo so I made sure to add it to my cup!

I rotated the sketch and also used the photo as inspiration for my card today!  Use whatever inspires you at Fusion!  Can't wait to see what you create!


Stamp Sets:Pumpkin Spice (Unity), Welcoming Woods, Enjoy the Moment
Paper: Come to Gather DSP, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White
Ink: Copics, Memento Black, Crushed Curry, Just Jade, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze


Wednesday, October 13, 2021

It's Halloween....Almost...FMS507


Don't you just love that green witch my son made a million years ago in elementary school?  I drag her out every year.  She may be a little beat up but that just adds to the witchiness - somehow I totally get that!

Judy's sketch was perfect for my Halloween scene!  Make your own scene and join us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Stamp Sets: Spooktacular Friends (MFT), Frightfully Cute
Paper: Basic White, Whisper White, Dandy Garden DSP, Beautifully Penned DSP, Basic Black
Ink: Copics, Memento Black, Versamark, Crushed Curry

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Layers of Lovely Library Books!


This was totally me when I was growing up......lots of lovely library books lying everywhere!  I couldn't read them fast enough.  I grew up in a very small village with no library but our neighboring village had one. Trouble was you had to go down a big hill, cross a railroad bridge and then a river bridge to get there. My parents forbid me to ride my bike to that library. Not gonna friends and I snuck down there more than once to replenish our lot of library books! When you need a book to read it is impossible to wait for your mom or dad to get home from work!


When I saw this Tall Tale set from Altenew I had to get it to make a card for my cousin who was often an accomplice in those clandestine bicycle journeys to the library!  It also worked perfectly for their challenge to create a card using a technique that begins with the first letter of your name.  Since my name begins with L I chose Layering.  Lots of lovely layering of cardstock, embossing, books and colors!