You’re Sublime for FMS192

Jen Mitchell has created a super-simple sketch for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.  You can make just about anything with this fun layout -and the variety of beautiful cards by this design team proves that.  I chose to make a cute, clean, simple card that combines two fun sets with Farmers Market Designer Series Paper, a new favorite from the new catalog.  Here’s my card:

You're Sublime, B.Y.O.P, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, FMS192And here’s Jen Mitchell’s fun sketch inspired my simple card:

FMS192Tips, Tricks and Reminders

  • You’re Sublime.  What a stinkin’ cute stamp set!?!  A crab, a frog, a submarine, a wheelbarrow and an adorable trailer home – this set has it all.  I love the big, bold images – they are perfect for quick-and-simple cards, all you really need is white card stock and black ink to make a cute set of cards.

    You're Sublime stamp set, Stampin' Up!

    You’re Sublime stamp set, Stampin’ Up!

  • Snipping Away from the Image.  With Jet Black StazOn, I stamped this trailer on a piece of Sahara Sand and snipped it out.  I allowed myself a lot of white space around this image when I snipped it out.  This additional space allowed me to not finely cut around the hitch or tire.  Yippee!  I do love detailed snipping, but it’s not always called for.  This cute trailer did not call for fine snipping, so I didn’t waste a minute of time fine snipping it.
  • Finding Balance.  It’s important to find balance on a card.  The panels of Farmers Market Designer Series Paper, Soft Suede and Very Vanilla are perfectly centered on the Soft Suede card base.  With the placement of the trailer selected for me (based on Jen’s sketch), I had to do a little squinting to determine the best placement for the sentiment (stamped in Mossy Meadow) so that everything would be balanced (but not centered).  If you missed my Squinting Technique video, please check it out here.

Stamp Sets:  You’re Sublime, B.Y.O.P.  Papers:  Farmers Market Designer Series Paper, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand  Inks:  Jet Black StazOn, Mossy Meadow  Accessories:  Stampin’ Dimensionals

I hope you’ll pop over to Freshly Made Sketches to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.

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  1. Beautifully simple card, love the pop of red on the little heart. If I didn’t know you are so good with the paper snips, I would have thought this image was cut with a die.
    Thank you for sharing, have a fabulous weekend. 🙂

  2. Absolutely love love love this card, Brian! Can’t wait to get all the bits and bobs to CASE it. Big thumbs up from Down Under!

  3. Great card, Brian. I like how you changed up the sentiment from what comes with the trailer home. You are so good about finding the versatility in stamps.

  4. Oh, this is sooooooo cute! I can’t wait to get this set!

  5. Grrrrrr….you are such an enabler! Neither of these was on my wish list, but now I think I need them:-). I never even noticed that footprint paper! Would it work with the dinosaur stamp set? Thanks for getting my wheels turning! What a wonderful card:-)

  6. Cindie McDuffee

    This is so cute! The new DSP design reminds me of baby Velociraptor tracks…….perfectly fun for the camping experience! LOL!!!

  7. Love CAS cards….sweet little travel trailer….!

  8. I love this card! This set is on my wish list just for this one stamp. I love your choice of colors and sentiment!

  9. So stinkin’ cute, it screams ROAD TRIP !!! I think this stamp set is so cute.

  10. Fun card today, Brian. Love the balance and stamp set you used.

  11. More fabulous showcasing of these fun products! Love this. Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  12. This is an awesome card Brian! I’ll be checking out the sketch challenge for sure.

  13. A DOR A BLE! Love the muted natural colors.

  14. What a cute camper! I love this set too, and I love how you kept it clean and simple. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  15. Just so cute!!!

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