I had a little stamping energy this week, so I did make a birthday card for my SIL. She works tirelessly at keeping a nice house for my brother and her family, is a great cook and a wonderful friend. She loves country and is probably the best gardener I’ve even seen—to my dismay, because even with a farmer and a florist in my family, the gardening gene did not pass down to me! Anyway, I used one of my favorite Crafty Secrets gardening images with this week’s Retro Sketches sketch:
And here is my gardening-themed creation:
I stamped my image in Bordering Blue on a little scalloped tag and colored it with some ink and a blender pen. I dyed some seam binding and added a little felt flower. Here’s a little closeup:
I know the Retro Sketches designers tend to lead toward more funky, tendy, CAS designs, but I loved the sketch and put my vintage spin on it. TFL!