Saying So Long to Summer

so long summer

so long to summerI wrapped up my week fittingly with this so long to summer card that I created for the latest Freshly Made Sketches challenge. As soon as I saw the sketch I immediately thought pocket, but when I couldn’t locate denim paper in my stash I switched to a bandana feel. The stitching around the edge gives it a bit more finished look and some added texture.

The papers came from different collections, but I was able to combine everything for a fun summer look, and of course I inked all my edges. I found the big yellow flower in my little drawer of floral and was delighted that it was the perfect size and color for my card. I know I made that thing years ago and it’s probably as old as my child (I guess it pays not to throw anything away).

With the quick addition of a wonky sentiment, this card was finished. Now I just have to write a note and send it to a friend.

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Comments: 4

  1. Karren August 21, 2017 at 12:44 am Reply

    This is such a fun card! And what a clever idea to go with a bandanna look! Fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    • Small Talk Mama August 21, 2017 at 7:18 pm Reply

      Thanks, Karren. It’s always fun at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Jen Brum August 21, 2017 at 2:39 pm Reply

    What a fun card! Love those paper choices and that gorgeous flower! I am sad that summer is soon over though…Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

    • Small Talk Mama August 21, 2017 at 7:19 pm Reply

      I’m so sad that summer is coming to an end also. 🙁 Thanks for stopping by for a look!

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