Thursday 17 May 2012

Freshly Made Sketch #35

Yay!  The new sketch is up at the Freshly Made Sketches Blog, and I couldn't wait to play along. While I haven't yet posted them, I have been able to keep up with my goal of five Christmas cards a month for the 2012 Christmas Card Challenge at Splitcoast. But that is all I have done - my 5 a month, and that is NOT going to get me to the number of cards I will need for the holidays.

With that in mind, I made two Christmas cards using the sketch:

What a FUN and versatile sketch! I can see me turning to it for a number of different occasions and a range of colour combos.  I added the sticker shaker circles (K&Co) because I found them on clearance at Michaels in January and - ahem - loaded up.  Sheesh.

The patterned paper has a lovely pearlized embossed pattern on it (K&Co), green card stock from PTI, white card stock from Office Depot.

The 2nd card was made almost identical, except that I added a green patterned paper panel to the card front before adding the sketch 'ingredients'. I love it when a sketch leaves me wanting to make another card. And then another ...

Check out the Design Team inspiration at the Freshly Made Sketch blog, and also the other submissions from people playing with the sketch.

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. I look for summer- but your cards are so nice----- and christmas comes soon!

    Hello from Elma

  2. So very beautiful, Karin

  3. Such pretty holiday cards! Love the shaker circles!

  4. Great cards Karen and love the shakers.I am in awe...5 Christmas cards a month already!! Wow!
    Jayne x

  5. Such beautiful Christmas cards. The shaker circles add a fun touch! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  6. Love your Christmas cards, Karen....thanks for you inspiration


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