Thursday, 19 February 2015

Garland for You

Hi and welcome to Freshly Made Sketches!  This week, Cindy Lovell is our hostess - she who got me hooked on Clearly Besotted stamps with her insane talent - and she has a fun sketch for us.


Again, I went with my new Reverse Confetti dies to come up with this card:


I started with a white card base then cut the Circle Garland die out of black and also out of Tangerine Tango.  For the Tango piece I kept the negative and cut it to fit the bottom of the card base.  I slightly offset the black positive die cut to add a bit of a white border around the bottom.  

The circle element starts with a black die cut circle, then a vellum stitched circle.  I then cut the "for you" from Tag Me Too out of Audrey Blue cardstock and stuck it onto the vellum.  I artfully arranged (aka slapped down) some silver thread before popping up the circle element with foam tape.  I colored both the words and circle garland die with Wink of Stella.


And that's it!  The rest of the design team have some wonderful cards to inspire you so be sure to check them out.

Products used:

Cardstock:  Tangerine Tango (SU), Audrey Blue (SSS) black, white
Accessories:  Circle Garland, Tag Me Too (Reverse Confetti), Wink of Stella, silver thread, Stitched Rectangle die, Stitched Circle Die (Lil' Inkers)

Cheers
Karren

14 comments:

Jen Brum said...

Wow! This is such an eye catching card Karren! I love the mix of colours and love what you've done with that circle garland die! You'e just so creative! I agree though that Cindy is totally enabling us all!!!!!

Linda Callahan said...

Wow you are the die cut queen with this card! Love how you put it all together! Fabulous!

Christine Blain said...

Yep, I'm going to say "wow", too! This is such a bold, beautiful card Karren. Awesome use of your die, and I love the colours you've used.

Jen Mitchell said...

Wow, this is all kinds of wonderful! The black and orange together look really good and when you add in the vellum and the pretty blue you've got fantastic! I love this!

Jen Timko said...

What do I love more, the striking colors or those fabulous circles? Ok...both!

Marika said...

Very cool! I love how you usea the sketch and your vibrant colour combo.

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

What a fabulous graphic design Karren! LOVE it . . . need to get that die now! Thanks for the inspiration over at FMS. Hazel xx

Amy O said...

Wow, Karren! I love what you've done with that garland die. And I love the color combination you've used. Fabulous card!

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

Your card caught my eye, Karen! Love everything about it: cutting and colors, everything is perfectly done!

Cindy Lovell said...

I adore this card,Karren!!! Fabulous colors!! The way you used this garland die...just awesome!! I need this die,i've see it quite a few time,but the way you used it,is my favorite so far!!!
I'm glad i am able to enable you!!! LOL

Greta said...

Love how you used the sketch & your dies, Karren--fabulous look to this card! You made me laugh--"slapped down"!

Narelle Farrugia said...

So funky! I love the cool colours and graphic shapes! You really know how to do CAS!

Rita Wright said...

These colors! Swoon! I just love this card so much.

....off to look at Reverse Confetti. Sigh.

Ginger said...

Such a fun card! I love the design!