Friday, February 11, 2022

Easter Friends for #FMS522

 Hello and thanks for visiting!

Today's card is for Kim's sketch challenge over at the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge Blog.  Please click on either my card or the #FMS522 image and enjoy the inspiration.    

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The only stamp set used for this card is Easter Friends, #157737 from the January to June 2022 Mini Catalogue.  The Pool Party square is created with Blending Brushes and the little chick is coloured with Stampin' Blends Markers. 

The little gems in the grass hopefully look like early spring flowers peeking up, (can you tell I'm looking forward to an early spring :)  They are from the 2021-2023 In Color Jewels #15557 pack. 

When I first saw this sketch I thought of creating a little square with blending brushes, and I knew I wanted to use the chick.  However it took some thinking to figure out the horizontal shape as per the sketch.  I tried ribbon, considered twine and then settled on lines created with the Simply Scored® Scoring Tool #122334.  Yep, I think last weeks sketch idea was still rolling around in my head - ha.   The scoring blade on the Paper Trimmer does work, and sometimes is the best depending on where the lines are on the card.  For this card tho' I wanted a deeper impression and the card layer lined up perfectly on the scoring tool. 

*** Click here to shop the supplies to create this card.  And please use the monthly  Host Code when your shopping cart is between $60 & $135, then I can send you a little thank you in the mail the following month.  February's Host Code is NZTFGAXF

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- Blending & Masking Techniques -

 Technique Class To Go

Use the Easter Friends Stamp Set or Stamp Set of your choice

Register & Payment due by Feb. 10th 2022  Kits will be ready for pick up Mar. 1st 

$45 plus shipping if required


*** Class includes a full pack of Blending Brushes, Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks, & pre-cut card supplies to make four cards, AND

*  a written Tutorial with pictures, and a video - emailed March 1st 2022.  

*  Add on the Easter Friends Stamp Set and earn a *Free Sale-A-Bration item.

*  Add in your own colouring supplies, pencil crayons, water colour pencil crayons, Stampin' Blends Markers, Stampin' Write Markers whichever you wish.

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Enjoy & have a super day!


  1. Such a pretty design! I love that you scored lines to make the horizontal aspect of the sketch. How clever! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

    1. Thx so very much Jen for the lovely compliment! Thank you for the great challenges! 🙂

  2. So sweet! I love that little chick and the soft and sparkly scene you've created around it! The scored lines are fabulous for the horizontal stripe. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    1. Thank you Kim for your kind words! I love playing with your challenges - thx for the inspiration! 🙂


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