Taylor’s Sketch: Great Friend


Finally Friday! It’s been a long one, folks. The first full week of school with all of the start-up activities and registration meetings that brings and my little detox project (that didn’t go 100% as planned), but I had a great run with my friend’s Kari and Krista this morning (a personal best time)! I also registered for the 5K race that I’ve been personally committed to since March. Life is good, and the weekend is here!


I had some beautiful, brand new Verve show up on Tuesday, and thought they would make a wonderful combo with Taylor’s Sketch today. These blooms are from the beautiful new set, Great Friend. The blooms come with both an outline and a silhouette version. {{LOVE}} I have been using chalk inks more and more lately, and I love the rich, opaque color.  The blooms are stamped here on Shimmery Paper. Delicious!

I’m headed off to my mom’s this afternoon. I’m going to try to convince her to do a little shopping with me, and then tomorrow …. the Crafting Kitty, Miss Meowy and the MFT Lady. I’m signed up for both of their classes, and I can’t wait. Rumor is that sweet, sweet Miss Carole (my JiFFy friend) is blowing into town for a dinner date with us. I’m really looking forward to the chatting and laughter that’s sure to take place. 🙂

You may feast your eyes on more sketch-spiration by visiting my friends:

I’m going to try to finish up another card that I’ve got in the works later this afternoon. If that doesn’t happen, I’ll see you on Monday with something that is just for fun. Hugs!

  • Stamps: Great Friend – Verve Stamps 
  • Cardstock: Kraft and Shimmery White 
  • Ink: ColorBox Chalks -Berrylicious, Warm Red, Tangerine, White and Dark Brown
  • Accessories: KaiserCraft Pearls and sewing machine 

11 responses to “Taylor’s Sketch: Great Friend

  1. love the card- clever use of using the stamps but not together.

  2. Love those Verve flowers, just ordered them yesterday! 🙂 So pretty with the little pearls in there. Love the sewing around the sentiment too!

    Congrats on your best time so far Lori!

  3. LOVE this, beautiful!!

  4. Your sketch card is so pretty, Lori!! I love those flowers in the colors you’ve used, your stitching, and tiny pearls!! Congrats on your healthy living plan as well!! You go, girl!! 😀

  5. This is just super charming Lori!! Love your beautiful flower trio and your stitching!!

  6. Beautiful card! Love the colors and the stitching! Have a great weekend!

  7. Sweet card, those are such pretty flowers. Such a nice touch with the zig zag stitching around the sentiment. Congrats on your run. Good luck with the 5K.

  8. This is beautiful. Your “cut work” is amazing! A die-cut couldn’t have done it any better. Good luck with the 5K – I really admire that.

  9. This is an awesome card! I love your blog and all your cards. You’re so very talented. Thanks for the inspiration! 🙂

  10. Lori, I’ve been a fan of you amazing work for a long time! I love your fabulous take on the sketch – the pearls added to the flowers are a perfect embellishment.

  11. Love your beautiful flowers, so soft looking and the embellishment in the center is neat!

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