Monday, 2 November 2015

Birthdays and Butterflies FMS

 What a fun sketch to start your card with this week at Freshly Made Sketches. So many possibilities for this, but I settled for the Six-Sided Sampler, a great hexagon shape with different patterns on each one. There are so many ways to use this versatile stamp, but I've put together a vision in shades of purple for a workmate's birthday.

The card colours are Blackberry Bliss, Wisteria Wonder and Whisper White  while the ink colours are (from the bottom) Blackberry Bliss, Rich Razzleberry and Perfect Plum.




I punched the same shades with the Hexagon Punch, and very easily trimmed the white border left around the stamped image, to show a border of the plain card. They're raised on Dimensionals and some gold thread is held behind the hexagon too.
 Because that wasn't near enough gold, there is a strip of sequins and a punched butterfly too, beside the small sentiment from And Many More.



Cheers,
Rachel


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2 comments:

  1. I love the mix of purples you've used and the fun patterns on your hexagons. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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  2. Oooh, love the hexagons!! Perfect for the sketch. Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

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It is lovely to receive your positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Rachel