Sunday, 15 January 2012

Favourite LOTV stamp

Hi Everyone. I was so pleased to make Nutcrafters top 3, last post, with my New Years card, so thank you to Nutcrafters for that! I was getting short of inspiration so did a little blog hopping yesterday and found this lovely sketch on Bev Rochesters blog. Bev has some great tutorials on her blog and absolutely beautiful creations,  and so, as I need help with  my colouring, 
watched her colouring tutorial. My colouring isn't great yet but I'm hoping it's improving with practice!!! I was pleased with the result of this card. I find sketches really help with inspiration when you're stuck for ideas. I didn't have any paper doilies when I looked through my stash and came across an old fiskars punch that I haven't used for ages. I think it makes a great doily, so I'll be using these old punches again! Sometimes things you think you won't ever use again come up trumps. My motto -never throw anything away, it might come in useful. Unfortunately thats why my house is such a mess, LOL!!!!!





I created this card using the following:


  • My Minds Eye 'quite contrary' summer papers
  • Mulberry paper roses, from Nutcrafters
  • Lily of the valley stamp ' Little Ballerina' and sentiment stamp 'time to celebrate'
  • Stamped with memento ink
  • Coloured with promarkers
  • Fiskars border punch
  • Martha stewart border punch ' floral lace'
  • Paper adhesive ribbon K + C company 'wild saffron'
  • embellishments from stash
  • Sketch by Bev Rochester, below


I am entering this card into the following challenges:








9 comments:

  1. Very pretty card and your colouring is great! Love the sketch too - Bev has just the best blog! Thank you for joining us over at Lili's Little Fairies, hugs, Jayne x

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  2. Great work - I love LOTV images too and this one is gorgeous. Love your papers as well. Thanks so much for joining in with the challenge at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Jenni x

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  3. Lovely card. Magnificent papers.Pretty gril. Good work ! Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz on our 3rd birthday this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  4. love that pretty image.. great sketch too...
    thanks for joining us over @ PfP inspired by a song challenge . Hugs xx

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  5. oh this is one,really gorgeous image Hun love the colours on this,bless you for playing at creatalicous this month hugs Cheryl xxxx

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  6. oh a great take on this weeks theme at the Winter Wonderland with this lovely creation, thank you for joining us this week.
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have candy if you are interested

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  7. Just adorable...love it. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. www.justwordz.ca

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  8. Fabulous card I love the image and colours. Thanks for joining our Birthday challenge at Charisma.
    xx Vee

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  9. Your card is beautiful. Thank you for joining us at the Creatalicious Challenges.

    Hugs Audhild

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