Thursday 30 August 2012

Hybrid Card for Freshly Made Sketch 50

I wanted to make a cute card for our Granddaughter for Thanksgiving, but I don't have any cute (toddler) stamps. I thought about firing up my Cricut, but then I remembered that I have a Hallmark Card Studio installed on my Very Old Windows Laptop.  Perfect!

I also checked out the latest sketch at the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge Blog, and decided to combine it with the Hallmark image.

I chose not to use the embellishment from the top left in the sketch though.

Two full images were printed onto heavy computer paper, then one was glued to white card stock for stability. I fussy cut the little raccoon from this second image to layer onto the full printed one. But - I didn't use foam tape, I used one of my Action Wobbles!!!

I think Olivia will get a kick out of  this 'boinging' racoon.  I know I do.  :-)

The card started out as 6" square, but when I was laying out the pieces I decided to trim off 1/2" from the right side. It worked much better for the sketch that way. I was able to use my new Wisteria Wonder card stock for the matted layers, and a textured embossing folder (Stampin' Up) on the brown banner. Also, I added some orange Bakers Twine.

This was such a fun sketch to use, and I can see lots of different ideas for it. 

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. so sweet image!
    Hello from Elma

  2. Hi Karen! What an adorable card! Your granddaughter will love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  3. Oh Karen, what a delightful image and it moves too! Great idea for the sketch and I am so happy you played along! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  4. Your card is too the action wobble! Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  5. Oh my gosh! This is so adorable. Love everything about it, but especially the colors and image. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!


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