Monday, November 28, 2016

Lift Me Up & Away Sneak Peek for Freshly Made Sketches



Well, it was back to playing with some more of my new toys this weekend, and one of the thinlit sets that I fell in love with when I first saw the Occasions 2017 Catalogue was the Up & Away Thinlits Dies**. Who doesn't love the look of Hot Air Balloons? And these are so versatile and varied! You can use the Precision Base Plate, like I have done here to get a super detailed die cut, or you can use the Lift Me Up stamp set ** to stamp a hot air balloon and use one of the two sizes of framelits to just cut around the outline. Or you could build a hot air balloon, cutting the different sections out of different coloured cardstock! Plus you have accessories like clouds and a heart and love notes with the framelits to go with them, and I absolutely love the script of the sentiments! And you can get the stamp set and the thinlits as a bundle and save 10% so you can't go wrong!

**New Products from the new 2017 Occasions Catalogue & SAB Brochure, available Jan, 4, 2017.

 I decided to use them on this week's Freshly Made Sketches' Challenge!

It's a fairly simple one with lots of room for interpretation. Look a little more closely at my design:


  • My colour scheme is one that brings me a lot of joy. All the colours except for Whisper White are In Colours and I love how soft they are:

  • The Designer Series Paper you see is from two sources. The Tip Top Taupe Stripe is from the 2015 - 17 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack and the Peekaboo Peach paper is from a Sale-A-Bration set that you will be able to earn free with a $60 purchase during Sale-A-Bration starting Jan. 4, 2017. It's called Carried Away DSP.**
  • The hot air balloon is die cut using the Up & Away Thinlit Dies** and then I added strips of Tip Top Taupe and Mint Macaron 5/8" Mini Striped Ribbon to the back using some glue. I love the effect the stripes give with the net-like design of the framework as they peek through.
  • Don't you love the script of the sentiment? It just fills me with a sense of satisfaction looking at it. Does that sound weird? I also like the wording of all the sentiments in the stamp set. This one is perfect for a birthday.
  • For another touch of Mint Macaron, I added another strip of ribbon, this time from the Holiday Catalogue. This is Mint Macaron from the 3/8" Ribbon Trio Pack, from the Paisley Suite. I like how the ribbing echos the stripes in the ribbon used on the balloon.
**New Products from the new 2017 Occasions Catalogue & SAB Brochure, available Jan, 4, 2017.



Yes, today is the LAST DAY of the OnLine Extravaganza! All day today the regular items will be on sale and you can see all about them here, as well as finding out how to order. I will be placing an order this evening, so make sure you get your orders to me by 7:00 pm. Don't miss out on these bargains. They will make great gifts as well, for you, as well as for all your friends and family who are papercrafters of any kind!

But today only, there is a special Flash Sale and these are the items on sale:



This is a great opportunity to get the Magnetic Platform for the Big Shot if you don't have it already!





Click on the links below to take you to my On-Line Store, where you can read about, look at, and purchase if you wish, the products used to make this card today.


Product List



Lift Me Up Stamp Set**, Carried Away Designer Series Paper** , Up & Away Thinlits Dies**

**New Products from the new 2017 Occasions Catalogue & SAB Brochure, available Jan, 4, 2017.

1 comment :

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh I love this! That hot air balloon you've used is a creative take on the sketch and looks fab on your card. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!