Sunday, 11 November 2018

Merry Christmas for FMS362

Hi to all those who are still out there!  Thanks for sticking with me after all this time.  I had a very hard year professionally last year and my stampin' really fell off, but as part of my commitment to my own self-care I have begun stampin' again with the help of some dear friends.  A big thanks to them (you know who you are!) for crafting with me this week and inspiring me.

I also spent some time today looking through blogs...which I haven't done in a while either.  The sketch at Freshly Made Sketches really caught my eye and was my incentive to get some marking done (report cards are due this week....ugh)!

Here's what I came up with:

Here is the sketch that I worked from:

I have been playing around with the Tin Tile Dynamic TIEF from the 2018-2019 Holiday catalogue and LOVING it!  While it's hard to see here, I embossed a piece of Crumb Cake card stock and then sponged Craft White ink and Frost White Shimmer paint (also back in this year's Holiday catalogue!!!) onto it.

It really does create that vintage tile look.  I paired it with the Merry Merlot and Tranquil Tide colours which really pop against the crumb cake background (at least they do in person....I'll need to work on my photography).   I'm hoping to play around with more throughout the week and will continue sharing with you.

Here is a list of some of the supplies I used:

Happy Stampin'!


  1. So pretty! Love the textured background! Glad you joined us at FMS!

  2. Beautiful card and a gorgeous sentiment. The textured background adds so much wonderful interest! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  3. Very pretty. Love the embossed background.


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