Sunday, October 23, 2016

Freshly Made Sketch 259

Happy Sunday ALL!!  It's fixing to be a BEAUTIFUL day here in Omaha!  I am LOVING the cooler weather and the trees changing colors right now.  Not quite ready for snow...but I know it's coming sooner or later!  lol  SO for now, I am soaking in the crisp mornings but warm afternoons, the colors of the leaves on the trees before they all fall off, and the daylight hours before they grow short. 

 It's been a LONG time since I have played along with the Freshly Made Sketches blog, so thought I would check them out this week to see what the sketch was.  At first, I wasn't so sure I could make this sketch work for what I had planned on using.  I started with cutting my paper too small, and I didn't want to waste what I had cut.  SO I ended up making my card a 3 1/2 x 5 1/2!!  I LOVE this size, as you all know!  In fact, I'm not sure I would have liked this card/sketch any bigger.  It ended up being just PERFECT for the narrow oval I used.

Being new to A Muse Studio, I am still working on my stamp "collection".  It's SO hard because I want them ALL, but I'm not independently wealthy, so I am going to have to take it slower than I would like!  lol  BUT I did get a couple of 1/2 price stamp sets for being promoted to Senior Associate!!  Yay for 1/2 price stuff!  TRYING to be smart about my purchases, I chose 2 NEW stamp sets from the upcoming November collection.

One of the NEW stamp sets is called Oh Snap! and is where this cute little gingerbread man came from.  The set won't be released until November 1st, but I thought I would give you all a sneak peek, because he is just SO CUTE!  lol 

The top hat is actually from the October Collection "Turkey Day" die set.  I felt like this little guy was missing something, so I decided he needed a top hat to finish him off.  The die I used was for a Pilgrim's hat, but could easily pass for a top hat by adding a band to it.  I cut a piece of Sugar CS and added glitter to it to make it look like snow. 

Supplies Used: 
Stamp Set: Oh Snap! (being released on November 1st!!)
   Paper: Apple CS, Wasabi CS, Navy CS, Apple Mini Hexagon CS, Sugar CS
Ink: Cocoa
Embellishments: Cherry Buttons, Chocolate Pretty Pearls, Vanilla Twine, Diamond Glitter
Dies: Oh Snap!, Turkey Day, Mini Bow, Tag Your'e It Tag Bundle
You can purchase all items HERE!!  

Thanks SO much for stopping by!!

Hope this has inspired you to play along with the Freshly Made Sketches blog this week!  You still have till tomorrow night to play along!

Happy Scrapping and Stamping!!



Natalie Lapakko said...

This is such a cute card! I love how you dressed up the gingerbread man in a cut little hat! This card has great colors AND I love the tall skinny proportions, especially with the tall skinny oval shape! I'm glad you played along with FMS so I could find your awesome card! Thanks for the inspiration!

Linda Callahan said...

Oh your gingerbread man is so cute all decked out! Adorable card! Glad you joined us at FMS!

Jen Brum said...

What a fun card! Love that little gingerbread man and his hat! What a sweet bow! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!