Blue Harvest — FMS500

Whew!! It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on this blog! It’s been a while since I’ve stamped! With making a trip to Atlanta to help my son get moved into his new apartment as he starts his new job after college, and then driving to Michigan and back to help my daughter move out of her apartment and get settled into her new place for school, it has been a very busy month! Though moving is hard work and not very fun, I treasured the time I got to spend with these two. And I’m so glad I got back just in time to participate in Freshly Made Sketches’ 500th challenge!! What a milestone! I am so thrilled to be a part of this team of such wonderful ladies! They are a true blessing in my life and inspire me with not only their incredible stamping talents, but also with the love and friendship they have provided me over the years.

There are some fun prizes associated with this challenge so make sure you stop by the Freshly Made Sketches site to see what you can win. Our hostess this week is our favorite upstate New Yorker, Linda Callahan. Take a look at this fun sketch:

I wanted to play with the Nature’s Harvest stamp set again, and I thought it would work perfectly with the sketch.

I stamped and colored the image before cutting it out with the coordinating die. I then cut out a piece of Crumb Cake cardstock using a die from the Scalloped Contours Dies. I added some splatters of Misty Moonlight and Cajun Craze ink and some splatters of watered down white acrylic paint.

The sentiment was embossed with white embossing powder and is from the same stamp set.

We hope you’ll join us and create your own card using the sketch! We love to see what you make as we browse the gallery each week. Meanwhile be sure to stop by the Freshly Made Sketches site to see what the design team has created for your inspiration and learn how to snag one of the terrific prizes we have to celebrate this 500th sketch!

Enjoy your Wednesday! Thanks for stopping by!

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18 thoughts on “Blue Harvest — FMS500

  1. I LOVE the color of your flowers, and the combination of colors of your card! The little twine bow is so perfect. LOVELY card!

  2. Your way with colors has always been such an inspiration so naturally, I’m totally in love with this. For fear of sounding like a fan girl, being on a team with you has been such a thrill. I so admire you and am lucky to have shared these many years with you as a teammate. Thanks for all you do to make this challenge wonderful.

  3. This card is gorgeous and when I am done with this comment I will be adding this stamp set to my wish list! The splatters and gems tied this card together perfectly! Congrats on the huge milestone at Freshly Made too!

  4. This card is so gorgeous Amy! You’ve coloured the most beautiful coneflowers! That paper is gorgeous and I just love the combination you’ve chosen! So glad you had safe travels and were back in time to celebrate with us!

  5. Congratulations on your 500th celebrations! I love your blue and rust colour combo on your card Amy – this is so beautiful and makes me so pleased I just picked up this stamp set!

  6. Your color choices are stunning, Amy! I look forward to seeing your designs every week and am so happy you made it back for 500! The one-on-one time with your young adults is so precious even when it is helping them through the unglamorous events like moving,

  7. Once again I am in awe at the colors you choose to mix together. The Crumb Cake with the Misty Moonlight and the pop of red create a feast for the eyes! I’m happy to hear you got to spend some time with the kiddos 😊 And I’m so blessed to have called you a friend and a teammate on this FMS journey of ours. Here’s to another decade!

  8. I love the colors and beautiful sentiment on your card! The red flowers look perfect with that beautiful blue color! It must be difficult moving your children so far away from home, but a card like this in their mailbox will surely bring them some love from home as they start their own lives! Being a mom is never easy! Congrats on your 500th sketch challenge!

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