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Celebrate Your Big Day!

Hooray!  It’s Wednesday and time for another Freshly Made Sketches challenge!  I’m really sorry, but I don’t have any pictures of my house with huge snow drifts or anything exciting like that.  It’s the same ol’ look as always… green palm trees and flowering shrubs.  Boring, huh?

Our exceptionally talented and wildly creative team member, Kim Singdahlsen, has created a really great sketch to work with.  I already have so many ideas of other ways to use her sketch, but here’s my first go at it…

FMS173-Big-Day-Stamp-SetWhat’s not to love about the Sale-a-Bration stamp set, “Big Day”?   And it’s FREE with a $50 minimum purchase.  That’s a lot to love!  I love the look of this stamp used on the Chalk Board paper with Stampin’ Write Markers (directly on the stamp) and Blendabilities (directly on the card).  A Big Day needs a little sparkle and shine, right?  Easily accommodated with a little gold glitter, a peek of gold foil paper and gold baker’s twine.  🙂  Despite the bits of glitter and sparkle, I think this would be okay for a guy.  What do you think?  I used one of the stamp set sentiments to complete the interior of the card:

FMS173-Big-DayI hope you’ll join us at Freshly Made Sketches, check out the inspiring designs by the ‘Clean Team’, and play along with us this week.  I can’t wait to see if any of you use one of the other ideas that I have for this sketch!

FMS173 Kim S

Thanks for stopping by!

SUPPLIES:  Stamp Set:  Big Day (free Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set);  Paper:  Whisper White, Gold Foil, Burmuda Bay and Birthday Bash DSP (Occasions Catalog);  Stampin’ Write Markers:  Mossy Meadow, Tangelo Twist and Bermuda Bay;  Blendabilities:  Daffodil Delight Assortment:  Tools and Accessories:  VersaMark, White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool,  Gold Metallic Baker’s Twine, Go,d Stampin’ Glitter, Multipurpose Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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  1. Kim S

    SO fun! I love the image and it’s so fun on an angled panel. Your bold stripes are fabulous – inside and out! And the twine poof is a great finishing touch.

  2. Jen Timko

    This is really special. So many amazing details on that image panel. Love your coloring.

  3. Hazel

    LOVE this cheerful card Cindy! Thanks for the inspiration over at FMS. Hazel xx

  4. Narelle Farrugia

    Oh this card is totally fabulous Cindy! I love all the fabulous details you’ve added and every time I look, I find more!

  5. Jen Brum

    Wow Cindy! This card is amazing! I love it! I love how you’ve done the sentiment and the cake! It’s so cool! This card is totally perfect for a guy! As for the talk of green palm trees – you might get booted off the DT for that one!!!! We have some green pine trees – covered in a ton of white snow….

  6. Cindy Lovell

    Awesome card,Cindy!! I think it works perfectly for a guy!! Love the awesome colors and the pretty cake!!

  7. KarrenJ

    The gold behind those panels really give this card a special look and such fun colors too! Perfect card for either gender.

  8. Jen Mitchell

    No snow drifts? However do you survive??? I know how. By creating awesome cards like this! I love this color combo and your fantastically colored sentiment layer!!

  9. Bobbi Miller

    FUN FUN FUN!! Love the colors and the peek a boo striped edge is awesome! Love it! Have a great day!

  10. linda callahan

    Wowza! I love what you did with this set! The bright colors jazz it up for sure! Fun and festive!

  11. Cindy Bailey

    So sorry about your boring weather. Wish I were there!!! SC is a little cold now but nothing like they are having in the “north”. Have a great day. LOVE your cards. You are very talented lady!

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