Sending Birthday Wishes — FMS534

May has arrived and Summer is right around the corner. We have just a little over two weeks of school left here and then vacation will be upon us. I have to say, I am so ready! Another thing that has arrived is a new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches. Our die-cut aficionado, Cecile Ribon, has a sketch that is perfect for a delicate die or a layered stamping technique. Take a look:

One of the first things I added to my wish list for the new annual catalog was the Sending Smiles Bundle. I love the sentiments in the set, and the flowers are just so happy. I was determined to make this set work with the sketch.

I started by applying a watercolor wash of Pool Party ink onto a piece of watercolor paper. Once that dried, I added some splatters and some pretty Glossy Dots.

The flower was stamped with two of the new In Colors, Sweet Sorbet and Parakeet Party, and cut out with the coordinating dies. The die-cut sentiment and the stamped sentiment are both included in the bundle as well.

I added the spiral die-cut from the Blossoming Happiness dies at the top and bit of In Color Baker’s Twine as well.

We hope you’ll join us and create your own card using the sketch! Meanwhile be sure to stop by the Freshly Made Sketches site to see what the design team has created for your inspiration.

Enjoy your Wednesday! Thanks for stopping by!

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5 thoughts on “Sending Birthday Wishes — FMS534

  1. This card is so gorgeous Amy! I just love that watercolored background and beautiful flower! The colours are so pretty! Love the notebook look to the paper too!

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