January 11, 2013

Freshly Made Sketches #68

Hello my friends.

Today, I am sharing a card for this week's Freshly Made Sketches.  Jen M. created this great sketch:



My card:



Last month. my blog friend, Colleen Dietrich from Dietrich Designs, created a Masculine Christmas Card using pages from a dictionary - she photocopied the page with the definition for "Christmas tree" and used it on her card.  You can see it HERE.   During the Christmas Holidays, I went to a thrift shop, purchased a dictionary for $2.00 and photocopied the page with the definition of "Love" and used it as the background for my card.  I thought it was the perfect paper to go with the typewriter! The image and sentiment is from SU! You're My Type (retired).  I added a small heart with a tiny pearl and some Riding Hood Red ribbon. 

Thanks so much for stopping by,




5 comments:

  1. Ooh, I love this card Martha! The red and black are perfect with the image and that text background! And I love that red ribbon! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Great card, Martha! I just love the typewriter. Why, oh why, didn't I buy this stamp set when I had the chance?

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  3. I love this card. The papers are perfect to go with the typewriter, and I love the touches of red. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  4. What genius idea for making your own background paper! Love the color scheme. Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  5. Beautiful Martha! Love that you took Col's idea and made your own backing paper to fit your card! Love that typewriter.

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