Friday, September 14, 2018

#TGIF177 First Frost

It is TGIF Time and I have busted out my Frosted Floral Suite and it's beautiful!  This week our challenge is a sketch that is filled with layers which allows for endless options.  Check out all of the Design Team's work at TGIF and be inspired.  Next, use the sketch yourself to create something stumpy and post it on our site.  Go to #TGIF177.
A super BEAUTIFUL and incredibly VERSATILE stamp set in the Holiday Catalog is First Frost.  The floral and greenery images from the set include a mix of berries, thistle, and roses.  And the greetings work for holidays, birthdays, weddings, graduations, and other life celebrations.
My card is based on Thick Whisper White and then is layered up with Blackberry Bliss and a piece of Frosted Floral Specialty DSP.  I have to add that the Frosted Floral DSP is stunning!  All of the gorgeous floral and greenery designs are printed on shimmery white paper that give a luxurious feel and look to any project.  To complete the sketch challenge I tucked a banner of Champagne Foil Paper behind the greeting cut with the Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies.
I used several colors to ink up the berry and leaf image.  First I inked it up with a Gray Granite Ink Pad and then I added more color with several Stampin' Write Markers.  I added a bit of Crumb Cake and Old Olive to the leaves and Blackberry Bliss and Early Espresso to the berries.  In stead of placing a  sentiment across the bottom I added a shoestring bow.  For the bow I thinned out some of the Blackberry Bliss Nature's Twine