Saturday, 9 September 2017

Project 437: A classy birthday sketch and color combo



I have so many friends with September birthdays that I am always making very individual cards in the first week of the month. I don't normally do challenges for special friend birthdays but this week everything came together really well, with the colors from Color Throwdown and the Freshly Made Sketches design providing layout:


I decided to use an X-Cut die set champagne glass, cut out in white and layered over a stitched red circle. The sentiment is from Creative Stamping magazine, I think maybe the June or July issue. The border is punched using a really old American Crafts punch from their Knock Outs series. The red plastic gems are from Poundland, they were a great find in the kids' section.

Really happy with how it came together, I think my friend will love it next week!

3 comments:

  1. This is awesome, I love the sentiment and that glass, where have you been keeping that little gem!! Cx

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  2. Fun use of the sketch and colors! So happy you joined us at CTD!

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  3. Beautiful card! The patterns and colors are gorgeous and that glass is so cool! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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