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Freshly Made Sketches #86

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I am so happy to share with you the latest from Freshly Made Sketches!  This week our sketch hostess is the amazing Amy O’Neill.  She has come up with a wonderful sketch and I had such fun using it!

FMS86 - Cherry Crumb FlowerI still had the Poetry Prints out on my table from last week’s card and decided to use it again for this one.  I love the Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler!  I pulled out a retired stamp called Reason to Smile because I love this single flower.  Such a pretty impact for such a simple image!  Apparently I didn’t follow directions too well on the bow since I put it on the wrong side but I think it works better here for the image direction.  Finally, I added some little tags with the sentiment.  Don’t forget that the Jewelry Tag Punch is retiring so you need to get it now if you want it!!  Also, these buttons are retiring and the DSP is only available until the end of May.  I made this as an anniversary card since I have lots of them coming up with my family.  I kept to Teeny Tiny Wishes on the sentiments inside and out.

So, Jennifer you ask…what have you been doing and why have you not been posting as much??  I told you that I was making projects that I couldn’t share yet.  Well, they are all done.  Whew!!  I decided to enter Stampin’ Up’s Artisan Award Contest this year for the first time and really have been working hard on the projects.  I had to make 5 cards, 3 scrapbook pages and 2 3-d items to submit.  I really pushed myself and have created to things that I am really proud of.  I’m not sure what will happen next but I do know that the process of entering was great for me.  Everything was mailed out on Monday and now I am busily tracking UPS to see when they arrive in Utah.  Then the wait begins.  Not sure when I will know anything more but the wait will seem really long, I’m sure!!  All of that plus going back to flying this month has made for much chaos at my house!!  Now that my work is done, I can go back to “normal” creating and sharing.  I hope to have more for you in the upcoming weeks (as long as United agrees…*smile*).

Ok….now off to the FMS site to admire all that the design team has created.  Another wow set of inspiration!  I look forward to seeing you in the gallery!  Until then, thanks so much for stopping in and being patient with my lack of posting.  See you again soon!

Stamps:  Reason to Smile, Teeny Tiny Wishes; Paper:  Print Poetry DSP, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla; Ink:  Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler; Accessories:  Crumb Cake Seam Binding, Regals Buttons, Linen Thread, Jewelry Tag Punch, Dimensionals

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I love your card! That cute daisy looks so easy to use and yet the set sits on my shelf. … When (I’m thinking positively) you are chosen as one of the artisans, I can say I met you at the Baltimore Regional! Good luck and keep us posted.

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