Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Three Challenges In One


Daisy May (1) - Sketch
Penny Black (38) - Something to eat
Colour Create (5) - Blue & Brown (Lace & Pearls)

I started this card by first making a handmade background using alchohol inks on glossy photo paper, the colours I used are Denim, Rust & Stream. Considering that when I usually try this I hate the results, I was rather pleased with the way this one turned out. Next I cut a square of brown cardstock and stuck a ribbon across the bottom, I then added some paper lace and dotted the middle of the flowers with a MLP pen. I then added a rectangle of cardstock covered with a co-ordinating paper to the right of the card. If you check the sketch I am following on the Daisy May challenge blog you will by now notice that I have turned it. Next is the image which I stamped and coloured with watercolour pencils and then layered it and attached it using foam pads. I finished off by adding these beautiful flowers I found the other day to which I added pearl brads. I adore the flowers so much I am loathe to part with them ha!ha!

Card Recipe

Cardstock - Stampin Up

Stamps - Penny Black/Hero Arts

Alchohol Inks - Adirondack

Pearls Brads - Craft Work

Flowers - Artoz

Ribbon - Anita's

Paper & Paper Lace - Stash

Thanks for looking.


Kath said...

wow fabulous card....love the background and the colour combo is gorgeous...cute image too..thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...Hugs Kath xxxxx

Pinklilac said...

Hi Christine Your card is beautiful and I love the colours. Thank you for joining in the fun over at Cute Daisy May.
Hugs Linda

Jennifer said...

Hi Christine,
I love your take on the sketch - it's a beautiful card.
Thanks for joining the Cute Daisy May challenge.
Jen x

tracie said...

Oh Christine the background looks fabulous, love the gorgeous colours and fab image.
Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC
Tracie :)x

Anonymous said...

Super cute card... I used that image not to long ago and love it... HUGS...SK :)
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Alison said...

Adorable card, thank you so much for joining in our first Cute Daisy May challenge.

Sarita said...

This is so beautiful, your handmade background is stunning. The little image is so cute and your lace, pearls and flowers are perfect. Thank you so much for joining in the Colour create challenge,
Sarita xx