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Merry Monday #50

Freshly Made #73

Hi there

I hope you had an enjoyable weekend.  Today I have a card for this week's Freshly Made #73 sketch by Jen  B. using a few more of the new toys that I have acquired recently.  I have a number of friends and family having birthdays in the next 6 weeks, so I'm taking the opportunity to get organised. Here is the sketch:FMS_73
I have inked up the 'Stippled Blossoms' stamp set for the first time (how could I have waited this long??) using the small flower and leaves to frame the top of the panel. My half circle is actually a Labels framelit die cut as the sentiment didn't fit well into a circle.  The flowers are stamped in Primrose Petals and Summer Starfruit which were stamped off for the lighter colour and then normal strength for the highlight. These colours were taken from the striped designer paper from the Print Poetry Paper stack, one of my favourite items from the Occasions Mini Catalogue.To finish off, I used the new Needlepoint Border Embossing folder.



For the inside, I've used the same designer paper and added the scallop needlepoint embossed border at the top. I love the elegant finish it provides.


There are a lot of inspiring creations waiting to be seen, so check out the entries this week.

Project Details
Stamps Stippled Blossoms, Perfectly Penned
Card stock & Papers Crumb Cake, Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Very Vanilla, Print Poetry Paper Stack
 Ink Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Summer Starfruit, Crumb Cake
Accessories Basic Pearls, Resin flower (Artisan Embellishment Kit)
Tools     Lacy Brocade Embossing folder, Needlepoint Border Embossing folders, Lables Framelits, Big Shot, Dimensionals, Glue dots

 Have a great week.


Many thanks to Jen B. for selecting this card for the 'Queen of Clean' this week. Woo hoo!

Queen of Clean Badge



Wonderful for you! Such a lovely card, so fresh and pretty. Reminds me of an old fashioned flower garden.

Christine Blain

This is beautiful! Love the colour combo drawn from that delicious paper. Nice use of the resin flower, too.


Congratulations Judy :) your card is Fabulous


another masterpiece Judy - I love it. I'm adding the embossing bits to my next order and that lovely paper pack. I have stippled blossoms arriving any day now so I can't wait to play - love the top of stamping off first. Thanks for my lovely parcel which arrived today - love the little 'Judy masterpiece' - perfect cups for perfect coffee! Thanks very much xxx


This is so pretty! I think that yellow flower in the middle just draws the eye and takes the card to the next level!

linda callahan

Love everything about this! Beautiful flowers - and fabulous details!

Jen Brum

Wow Judy! This card is amazing! I love those colours and the flowers look so lovely! The pearls and the embossing look fabulous! Even the inside is amazing! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Tui Nathan

Wow .... simply stunning Judy! Your clean designs get me every time and this one is no exception .... love your pretty florals and awesome ccolour combo!
Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Nikki Spencer

That is so pretty Judy. Love the stripes and floral combination and your gorgeous colours. xxx

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