Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #215


Hello!
Happy Wednesday!  We are one step closer to Christmas and I'm one step closer to a nervous breakdown!!!  I am almost done with the shopping or at least as much as I can do!  I have my Christmas cards made I just need to find a few minutes to sit down and deal with them!  That's what I'm struggling with!!!  Then there's the wrapping...ugh!  When I was little I loved wrapping.  Now, not so much!

We have a great new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches this week!  Our amazing hostess if the one and only Jen Mitchell!  I love Jen and her amazing cards!  They are just so beautiful!  I hope you take the time to go and visit her blog!

Jen's sketch threw me for a bit.  I don't do banners so well.  I think I would rather a circle than a banner!!!  I needed another Christmas card and had just created some place cards for a Christmas lunch I'm hosting next week so I decided I would incorporate the same vellum die cuts that I used on the place cards into my card!

They don't show up so well in this photo...sorry about that!  I really do enjoy the Sleigh Ride Edgelits. They are so sweet and cut out so nicely!

Supplies:
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black
Paper: Vellum
Stamps: Jingle all the Way
Ink: Silver
Other: Anytime Tags Die Set 2 (Lil Inkers), Sleigh Ride Edgelits, Softly Falling Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you'll head over to the Freshly Made Sketches blog and check out the amazing cards the design team has created for you!

Have a fabulous day!
Jen

8 comments:

  1. Love the vellum die cuts! Pretty card! And I saw the place cards you made as well....beautiful!

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  2. You are really rocking the white Christmas cards, my friend! I love this one, too! The vellum is so soft and pretty and the black strip really draws the eye to the edgelit shapes.

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  3. This is beautiful, Jen! The vellum adds such a soft and pretty look to these dies, and I love the dramatic pop of black. If you are close to having a nervous breakdown and you're almost done with the shopping and you're finished with making Christmas cards, I should really be in panic mode! You're way ahead of me! hmmm...maybe I should go get busy right now! :)

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  4. You white and black is so fresh and the vellum cutout are beautiful!

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  5. Circles are better than banners. Check. Will remember for next time! For what it's worth I think you did a great job with this sketch. You are totally rocking the white on white cards and I especially love that you mixed this one up by throwing in the black layer! You go girl! Oh, and I love to wrap presents so I'll be happy to do yours!

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  6. This is such a beautiful and serene scene. Love the vellum!

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  7. Beautiful card Jen! The vellum and clean colors make it so elegant.

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