Succulent Framelits for TGIF103 and a Sneak Peek

My day got away from me yesterday!  I was working on a couple of new design teams and creating and packing.  Before I knew it, it was time that I had to get on the road!  So my creation had to wait a day.  I’m visiting my mom for a couple of days (so limited wifi).  Last night I enjoyed dinner with mom and my sisters family.  Dinner could have been anything!  For me, it’s all about being able to enjoy time with everybody.  Lots of laughs with the girls!!  And my daughter even FaceTimed (is that a verb?) in for a few minutes.  So, I’m doing my usual Panerra morning and catching up and posting before Mom and I get going for the day.

I used the Succulent Framelits and a few sneak peek goodies along with


Succulent Framelits for TGIF103 from

The sketch called for a watercolor wash.

I chose a color scheme of Early Espresso, Island Indigo,

Old Olive and Sweet Sugarplum.

Succulent Framelits for TGIF103 - layer detail - from

My base is Early Espresso followed by a narrow layer of

Island Indigo.

That bit of Island Indigo helps the focal layer to pop!

Succulent Framelits for TGIF103 - detail - from

After adding my Island Indigo wash on a piece of Thick Whisper White,

I began layering.

I used a card from the upcoming Annual Catalog that has

an Old Olive background (144210 sneak peek).

Then, I added a strip of 3/8″ Mini Chevron Ribbon in Crushed Curry (144197 sneak peek).

Over that is a piece of Island Indigo stamped with an image from Colorful Seasons (143726 sneak peek)

that was inked in Island Indigo.

The Succulent Framelits were used to cut Sweet Sugarplum and Crushed Curry cardstock for

the focal flower.

Then it was time to embellish with Metallics Sequins

and Gold Metallic Thread.

I finished with splatters of Island Indigo ink that has been saturated with

Clear Wink of Stella.

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my Succulent Framelits card with a little sneak peek!

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  • Reply
    April 20, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    What a beautiful background you have created here Sara! Your card is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining in with us this week over at TGIF challenges! It’s a pleasure to have you!

    • Reply
      Sara Levin
      April 20, 2017 at 8:22 pm

      This was a really fun “play”! Thanks for the challenge Carolynn!!

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    Rochelle Blok
    April 19, 2017 at 5:53 am

    Love all the elements and details to your card. Loving the sneak peek of the new products too. Thanks for playing along this week at TGIF Challenges. Rochelle xo

    • Reply
      Sara Levin
      April 19, 2017 at 8:50 am

      Thanks Rochelle! I loved combining some of the current with some of the “coming soon” products.

  • Reply
    April 18, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    Sara, VERY pretty!

    • Reply
      Sara Levin
      April 19, 2017 at 8:49 am

      Thanks for checking out today’s creation!

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