Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Tuesday Morning Sketches #622

Whew hi hi hi!!! 

I had a very quick couple of weeks for 4 cherished way too fast days I traveled to see my son and his sweet little family.  We had our annual un-birthday party (since I’m never there for anyone’s birthday :o( - everyone gets a little something) and celebrated one of my grandson’s Maxima Cum Laude honor in the National Latin Examination and made cards, did puzzles & s'mores and everything else grandmotherly that I could try and fit in during such a short time. This was a different set of grandkids - the granddaughter I mentioned a couple weeks ago is my daughters daughter.  One day I hope & pray to have us all together for a visit again.  

You may or may not have noticed that I got my post ready last week but not my card grrrrr.  Well it was such a great sketch that I added a card anyway when I got back. Plus I made two cards for this week so I hope ya’ll forgive me - yep I was in Kentucky hence the ya’ll lol. 

Then on to this weeks sketch -honestly I thought it would be more of a struggle than it actually was.  It was out of the box a little for me but that was a very good thing!  I was excited to play with new CTMH papers and use these neat little real wood stickers but I also have more ribbon than anyone needs and this sketch lent itself perfectly to use some of it.  I ended up totally enjoying the sketch and I know you will too!!





Instead of doing strips or layering a solid piece of paper I cut out a shape to make better use of the paper - I just thought it was a little too busy for this card so I will use it on a scrapbook page.




3 comments:

  1. Both your cards turned out wonderful! I really love the colors you used on the pumpkin card. I'm so ready for fall! Glad you had time to spend with your family.

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  2. Beautiful. Love the velum piece, the pretty ribbon and embossing on the matching envelope of the first card.
    The fall paper is a bit busy but you toned it down well with the gray plaid in between. Is that the flip side of the fall paper? I really like that! Hugs, Debi

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  3. Lovely birthday card and I was totally impressed until I saw the pumpkin card. LOVE!!!

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