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Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Gourd Flower Birdhouse

Good morning and welcome to my blog.  Today is Wednesday which means it's another Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.  Congratulations to our winner and to our top 3 cards, great work everyone.

This week we have another sketch from Sally which has a lots and lots of layers.

Sketch #60

This week I've rotated the sketch one turn to the left to fit my image in and I really love how this sketch turned out.

I've used Gourd Flower Birdhouse by Fresh Brewed Designs and a sneak preview of the inside of my card.

This week our sponsor is the lovely Heather Dennis the owner of 
Fresh Brewed Designs.

Fresh Brewed Designs

Hello, I am Heather Dennis, the owner and artist at Fresh Brewed Designs.  I love and do all I can to put God first in my life. I am so blessed beyond all I deserve.  I have an amazing husband who supports and loves me more than anything.  We lead praise and worship together in church. I love hearing him sing. I home school two of the best kids in the world. They are my heart. I can't even describe how much they mean to me. I LOVE all things crafty. I have been crafting and creating since as early as I can remember.

Here is a little about our shop:
Fresh Brewed Designs is a small online company that has been offering a wide variety of digital and rubber stamps since November 2010, designed to meet the needs of paper crafting addicts everywhere. With over 30 categories to choose from and new additions each month, our range of products is expanding all of the time.  

Every month this year we will be giving away BLOG CANDY! 
We would love for you to visit our blog and facebook pagewhere fresh ideas are always percolating. 

Heather is offering our very luck winner 
3 Free Digis from her online store
Fresh Brewed Designs

Don't forget to check out SSW2 here and see what the rest of the design team created for you this week.

Challenges I'm Entering:

Card Recipe:
1. Base: White SU
2. Coloured Card: Bottle Green and Yellow Kaisercraft card.
3. Design Paper: Bo Bunny Sunflowers
4. Image: Gourd Flower Birdhouse by Fresh Brewed Designs

5. Colour Medium: Copics, Gloss Accents and green gel pen.

6. Tools: Tools used for my card.

7. Tools: Stitched Stax and Spellbinders

8. Embellishments: Green peg for hold the sentiment from my stash.

9. Embellishments: Two sunflower from my stash which I added Burlap and a Burlap bow as well as green leaved from my Martha Stewart punch and coloured the centres with a brown Copic pen.

10. Sentiment: Many Thanks Ticket embellishment from Cuddly Buddly

11. Decorations: Inside my card and the finishing of the back of my card.

Take care everyone wishing you all a wonderful week, happy crafting and I look forward to commenting on your cards.


Patti P. said...

Hi Kathi, long time no visit for me. I am trying to get back to blogging more regularly and while going through the reader, I saw this beauty. What a fabulous image and love how you colored it. The papers are simply perfect. One of my faves you've created.I always love how you finish the inside. Hope you are well, have a great week.

Jacee said...

How lovely Kathie, great papers and I love the image, so pretty
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is a gorgeous card, love it
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


susiestacey said...

Lovely card, gorgeous details and l like the gourd image.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'How Does Your Garden Grow' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 93 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Joanna said...

Wow. I love those little squares of burlap and your clothespin. Fabulous details this week, sweetie.

Brenda said...

This is such a lovely card. I love the mixing of papers and elements, not to mention the wonderfully colored image. Thanks for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge! Brenda

brenda said...

A lovely floral creation Kathie, I do love Sunflowers and they are perfect for our theme this week.

Many thanks for joining in at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Helene E said...

What a wonderful project! Thank you so much for entering it in our flower challenge at Allsorts this week.

Heide said...

What a great card, love all your great layers and fun embellishments. Hugs, Heide

Carla Brooke said...

I love all the wonderful parts to your card and how well they go together!

mulberry station said...

Gorgeous card Kathie. I hope you and your family are doing well.
Hugs, Nancy

Debby said...

Really lovely card - Thanks for joining us in this weeks Challenge over at GLITTER N SPARKLE "anything goes"

Jan Ltc said...

Great card thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan DT

Desire Fourie said...

Kathie this is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Bonnie Taylor said...

Fantastic card! I love the image, and all of the details such as the clothespin and burlap. Thanks for playing along in our very first challenge over at Crafting-With-Friends. We hope to see you again!
~ Bonnie DT

CraftingMum said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Crafting with friends

Louise DT x

Samantha Brooks said...

Beautiful card, I love how you have tied all the elements together. That background paper is amazing. Thank you for joining us this week at Glitter ''N' Sparkle. Good luck and all the best.
Sammi (AngelicBadGirl)
DT-Owner Glitter'N'Sparkle

anne said...

Another gorgeous card Kathie, love your sunflowers and hessian and how your yellow mat makes the little birdie pop.

Linda Anderson said...

Oooo, how gorgeous Kathie!!! Love your layers of beautiful papers. Positively stunning!


Kat W said...

This is a real dose of sunshine in card form, so beautiful :-)
Thanks for joining in our 'Summer fun' challenge at Top Tip Tuesday :-)

Hugs, Kat x

The English Ladies! said...

Sure love your use of texture! Sunflowers are so much fun! They brighten the day dont they!

Hugs & Scraps,

{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}