Thursday, November 16, 2017

Fancy Friday Blog Hop - Sketch Challenge

Welcome back to the Fancy Friday Blog Hop!
My fancy friends and I are back together again!!! We loved working with each other so much that we decided to continue on with a blog hop to inspire you in fun new ways each month! These are a group of past and current Stamping' UP Artisans that have become fast friends thru the amazing Artisan journey. Glad to have you here! We have 14 of us this month so don't miss a one!
 
Each month on the last Friday, we will bring to you new challenges of all kinds (color, sketch, stamp focus, etc)! This month we were to take the sketch made by the lovely Jen Timko but casing our talented newcomer Holly Stene!
I needed a birthday card for one of my besties and here is what I came up with. 
Colors are Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Sahara Sand and White.
While I was in Banff Canada recently with my some of my dearest stamping friends from all around the world, I attended Allison Okamitsu's Stamping Retreat. She had tons of stamp sets sitting out and this is one that I have not had the pleasure of using yet. Can I say....LUV! I used the Rich Razzleberry ink to watercolor in the flowers. You have to work in layers and letting it dry in between to get the soft coloring effect.
That pattern background layer is from the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper. Many of the patterns are non seasonal and can be used outside of Christmas. I also used the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch for the mini scallop edge on the side of layer. See below on where the scallops came from?
Would love to have you join us in the Fancy Friday Challenge so make a project and let us know in the comments if you did or post on social media somewhere and add the #FANCYFRIDAYBLOGHOP

Thanks for stopping by my post for the Fancy Friday blog hop!
Inspire. Create. Share. That's what I love to do.
Cindy
Now move on to my sweet friend, Jeanna Bohanon
 by clicking on the next button below! 

WHAT'S THE CRAFTY CARROT CO.?
We're a group of past Stampin' Up! Artisan award winners. Every month we bring an interactive online program for stampers all over the globe. The whole idea is to help you decide which products to buy and we equip you to get the most out of them. We'd love you to be an active part of our wonderful crafting community!

Look out for our Crafty Carrot Co. blog hop next week on Monday.
We're rolling out some exciting changes for the New Year so join the fun!


7 comments:

Paula Dobson said...

So pretty Cindy and a great use of this cool sketch xx

Cathy Caines said...

Stunning - just like you!! Loveeeeeee!

Jen Timko said...

Oh, that shading! Awesome! What pretty, fresh colors! Such a lovely card.

Susan Wong said...

It was pretty special to watch this card coming together. I love it.

Holly Stene said...

Well for the first time using the set, you look like a pro (though, technically you are?) :) really pretty card! Love the use of the dsp outside of a Christmas card.

Wendie Waldman said...

Love the versatile use of the DSP. Beautiful card.

Wendie Waldman said...

P.S. I'm glad Fancy Friday is back - so much talent and inspiration.