Sunday, 15 March 2015

FMS #117 & CAS(E) This Sketch #114

It's Mothers' Day today in the UK
so hope all you lovely mothers out there have had a fabulous day.
We've been entertaining the mothers this weekend hence the late post!

... and having made not 1 but 2 cards for Merry Monday this week
(to stick to my New Years resolution) I've come to post them and the 
gates are firmly shut on the challenge! The theme WAS monochrome blue.

Thankfully I'd combined them with sketch challenges so at least you know
I tried to fulfil my New Years promise!

First up is to link with this week's Freshly Made Sketches challenge

Card Recipe:
Mini Baubles: Card-io mini stamp set
(stamped using various 'blue' memento inks then heat embossed with Ranger Clear EP)
Distress inks: Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans, Tumbled Glass
Sentiment: Uniko Studio - A Gift For You
MFT Die-Namics: Sentiment Strips

Next up is my entry for this week's CAS(E) This Sketch

Card Recipe:
Clearly Besotted: Christmas Sparkle & Let it Snow sets
Uniko Studio: Stunning Snowflakes
Again heat embossed in Ranger Clear EP before
inking with Distress Inks as above.
Sentiment: From Clearly Besotted - Little Pudding set
MFT Die-namics: Pierced rectangle dies

That's all from me for today but I'll be back tomorrow
with yet another Christmassy make.
Thanks for stopping by and catch you soon.



  1. Two beautiful blue cards! Wonderful use of those sketches.

  2. Fabulous blue cards! Those mini baubles look so sweet and I love the sponging on your second card. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  3. Gorgeous blues and such great dimension with the sponging! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  4. Sarah, both cards are wonderful! The first one is like winter window frozen :) The second card is so classy!

  5. Oh, I love how the snowflakes form a tree on the second card! Wonderful take on the sketch!

  6. Your take on the CTS sketch is a gift of the Christmas variety! Thanks for playing cards with us this week, Sarah!
    =] Michele

  7. That blue card love it! two beautiful cards here Sarah ;) Viv xx


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