Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Free As A Bird stamp set for TGIFC 323 & Fab Friday 217

 Hello and thanks for visiting!

Well I'm not sure about today's card, when I sat down to create last evening, its what came to be, so I'm posting it.    I really love Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink and Granny Apple Green together,  they're the colours for the  TGIF Challenge #323 this week.  I didn't reach for DSP or a stamp set first, instead I reached for the ink pads this time.  At the same time I was inspired by the neat sketch from Fab Friday #217.  So a geometric card of sorts was created using Shimmery White cardstock and Water Painters.  I hope my card inspires you to try something new and create in a different way, you never know what will appear :)

Please click on the images for both challenges to visit their blog posts directly and enjoy the inspiration!



And here's the card details:

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Basic Black card base  (4 1/4 x 11 folded in half)

4 1/8 x 5 3/8 Polished Pink cardstock (CS)

4 x 5 1/4 Shimmery White CS

Ink Pads: Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink & Granny Apple Green

Black Memento Ink pad

Free As A Bird stamp set

Water Painters

Assembly & Trix:

*  Using the largest Water Painter wet the entire surface of the Shimmery White C.S

*  Add a stipe of each colour, clean the brush between colours.

*  Stamp the "thank you" sentiment using Memento Black Ink on Shimmery White CS and fussy cut out.

*  Stamp the smallest flower in the Free As A Bird stamp set twice using Fresh Freesia and fussy cut out.

*  Layer the flowers and sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and Stampin' Dimensionals.  ***Trix, to make the sentiment really pop off the card double up on dimensionals and cut them to fit and work around the flowers.

Enjoy and have a super day! 


  1. Eee! Love this, Lesley! Perfect swooshes, lol, and great happy colors! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

    1. Thx so much for your enthusiasm - I truly was unsure about this card- definitely a step out of my comfort zone :)
      Thank you for your compliment and providing the challenges that push my creativity.

  2. Such a cute design! Love the colors that you used. Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday!

    1. Thank you Amy for writing and commenting! I truly appreciate that. The colours rock, they just had to stand alone your design helped me achieve that. Thx for the challenge!


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