Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Freshly made Sketches #330

 Morning folks!

It's time for another new sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches - it's my last card as guest designer for this month and I've so enjoyed being a temporary part of such a lovely team! Here's my card:

I smooshed a background with distress inks and gold embosssed MFT's Bundles of Blossoms background stamp over the top. The huge butterfly is a cut file from Silhouette - it took about 4 attempts to cut it as it's quite intricate and delicate. I do get really annoyed with my silhouette - I seem to waste so much card stock trying to work out which settings are best,  especially with the more intricate designs.

Make sure you go and say hi to everyone on the FMS Design Team won't you? 

Jen Brum - Ladybug Designs
Linda Callahan - Stampin' Seasons
Jen Mitchell - I Create
Amy O' Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts
Kim Singdahlsen - Joyful Creations
Jen Timko - Stampin' on the Fly

You have until 3.00pm EDT on Monday 2nd April to enter - hope you get some time to get inky over Easter!

Thanks for popping by,

Claire x


  1. Beautiful card, lovely smooshed background.

  2. Love that pretty background and gorgeous butterfly!

  3. What?? Your month is up already?? Your cards are fabulous.....just like this one! Beautiful butterfly and your smooshed and embossed background is gorgeous!

  4. So pretty Claire. The embossing looks lovely on your smooshed background and the butterfly is stunning!

  5. so beautiful card, i loved the buttlerfly
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  6. What a beautiful card Claire! I just love that butterfly and that gorgeous paper! I can't believe that a month is up already!! We'll miss you and your creativity!

  7. Scrumptious smooshy background, Claire ... fabulous with the MFT blossom embossing ... and such a delicious, delicate butterfly! You've been a star at FMS this month ... congratulations again! Hugs, Anita :)

  8. Wow, your smooshed background looks amazing, Claire! Gorgeous card. Thanks so much for being part of the team for the last month - it was great to have you join us.

  9. This is gorgeous! I thought that was surely dsp -- I love your custom-made background paper. Thanks so much for filling in for us this month. I have always admired your work, Claire!

  10. What a totally fabulous background you've created! I love the colours you've used! Thanks for being a DT member with us this month - I have loved seeing what you've created!

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