Saturday 29 June 2024

Everyday Details for FMS 642

As I often do, when looking for a fun weekend challenge, I look to the latest at Freshly Made Sketches. 

Today's card is a straightforward make with a straightforward take on the sketch. It's a good mix of old and new too, which I like.

The background is Pool Party embossed with my newest embossing folder, Cute Crochet. However, the shaped bottom uses a retired die set, Ornate Borders. It's always nice to use favourites from the stash. 😀

The stamped image and sentiment are not new - merely underused : Everyday Details. The pretty dotted border is from the matching Everyday Details dies.

After stamping the bird's nest in Tuxedo Black, I coloured it with Stampin' Blends: Crumb Cake, Old Olive and Pool Party. I chose the sentiment because it seemed to go with the nest - perhaps a baby announcement or a new home?

After colouring, I masked off the eggs and nest before splattering some Wink of Stella over it. I popped it up on dimensionals to give it some lift and decided against adding any further bling.

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  1. I absolutely LOVE this card....why haven't I gotten this set, or this embossing folder???? I think this is just the sweetest image and the colors you used are spot on! I am SURE these products are going to be in my shopping cart very soon!

  2. This is the most unique card I've ever seen that welcomes a new addition to a family! I love the texture and the images. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  3. What a sweet image and a sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  4. Oh I love this and you're right the sentiment is the perfect choice on a new baby/pregnancy card. Your colouring and choice of embossing folder for the background really sets this card apart. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.