Monday, 14 September 2009

A Card for two Challenges

Well here we go, we are back to card making again, this card has been created for both the Stampin for the Weekend and the Cute Card Challenges. Ive actually used one of Mo Mannings digi stamps, this one is called Keisha, isnt she gorgeous?

Ive printed her out from my computer and coloured her with my copic pens, after which I have cut her out with one of my circle dies, and used a scalloped one for the mount with a piece of pink pearlescent card. The sentiment was created with one of my stamps and again cut out and mounted onto pink card.

The base card is a 8"x 8" white card and using the sketch from the Stampin for the Weekend Challenge and the colours from the Cute Card Challenge, Ive started with a green base and a patterned paper, and these were created from Donna's new Bearly Mine Extreme Cd Vol.III. Ive then used two more pieces of mount and another patterned paper, and for the third mount a pink one Ive used a pink paper. For the other two mounts Ive run them through my cuttlebug with two of the brand new embossing Daisy folders. These were layered up according to the sketch. And around the card at the bottom, I have put a ribbon, and onto this Ive stuck three crochet flowers with pearls in the centres. The other flower is a larger crochet one with a smaller one in the centre, and these were attached together with a pearl brad.

I did notice I had rather but one of the mounts at a slight querky angle, and to try and disguise it I have cut some flourishes out and stuck them to the card, with some pink and green pearls placed in the swirls, hope it doesnt spoil your enjoyment of it to much.


Donnas Den said...

I love these images by Mo. Your card is great. About the squiffy lines, I recently bought some stamps from Elzybells and one of them says 'any smears, smudges or imperfections have been intentionally added for that genuine handmade look'. That's how I feel so you know my enjoyment hasn't been spoilt.

Keep on crafting,


brenda said...

Hi Shirley

Welcome back, so pleased you enjoyed your break and that the weather was good as well, makes all the difference.

Nice card here as well - as usual.

B x

Nancy said...

Lovely card, Shirley:O) Love the pretty papers, the image is cute. Love the pearls, and your flowers are gorgeous. Great take on Donna's sketch.
Thank you for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend, good luck!

Janet said...

Another beautiful card Shirley!x

mueppi said...

Wonderful card, Shirley with such a sweet image and great colours an details!
I love it!
Have a great evening!
Big hugs hĂșn Gisela

Christine said...

Great looking card Shirley lovely colours & great image love it.

hugs Christine xx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Shirley, the crochet flowers are gorgeous did you make them? I eyed up this cuttlebug embossing folder earlier I wish I'd bought it now as it looks lovely on your card
love & hugs Mandy xxx

Rach said...

this is a wonderful card hun, fantastic colour combo. hugs rachxx

Penni said...

Great colour combo. Love this image and you've done a great job of colouring her. Your flowers are beautiful too.

Thank you for joining us at SFTW.


coldwaters2 said...

Oh Shirley it is lovely to see your cards again and this one is quite wonderful..what fabulous colours and love that image.

Lorraine x

Unknown said...

Lovely card, great image, love hte choices you made on colours and papers.

Thanks for joing us at SFTW

Fiona xx

cats whiskers said...

OMG this is just stunning dear, I do so love how you colour Mos fabulous images, I am always smudging my creations and cannot always get myself to throw them in the bin, so I postthem warts and all :) nobody worries dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Paula said...

Such a fab card Shirley i just love the fab layout and such a lovely image.
Paula xxxx

Spyder said...

Lovely card Shirley, lovely image. very pretty papers

crafty amy said...

What a beautiful card I love that Mo image :D
Thank you so much for stil joining us at Stmpin' for the weekend this week and sharing your lovely card.

X Amy X

Gunn (Merete) said...

This is one sweet and happy card. The colors are so great. And Mo has such wonderful stamps. This is really a sweetie. You done a wonderful take on Donnas Sketch. Thanks for joining in SFTW challenge this week.
Gunn :-D

Vanja said...

Gorgeous card, Shirley! I love the papers you have used and the image is adorable.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW. :)
Hugs, Vanja

Vanja said...

Gorgeous card, Shirley! I love the papers you have used and the image is adorable.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW. :)
Hugs, Vanja