Tuesday, 6 July 2010

A Card for Crafters Companion Monthly Challenge - "A Sketch by Leann"

Good Morning Ladies, todays card has been created for this months Challenge from Crafters Companion and this is a Sketch from Leann. Ive used one of Jayne Nesterenko's gorgeous Cute Companions stamps and stamped her onto white card after which Ive used my copic pens to colour her before cutting it out with a Oval Nestabilitie die, Ive then used some pink card and cut out a Scalloped mount for it to be mounted on. The sentiment is one from my stash and this was cut and mount with a circle die.
The base card is a 6"x 6" white card, a bit unusual size for me, but as the image is so small I found a larger card would have swamped her. Ive used two of the Cute Companion papers for this card, a very pretty all over flower pattern on a pink background and this was then stuck to a piece of pink card, the second layer is a pink gingham pattern and this also was stuck to another piece of pink card.
The mounted image was then positioned in the centre, I then created a spray of flowers around the oval with roses of different sizes and then stuck on top of some punched out fern leaves. To finish of Ive punched out some small butterflies and popped them on the mount to make it appear that the little mouse is trying to catch them.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Jessie said...

Lovely card Shirley!

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Shirley
Super super cute, love it and those flowers are gorgeous.
Christine x

craftycrafter said...

wow Shirley,very beautiful I love everything about it Dorothy

Janette said...

Oh Shirley this is so sweet,a gorgeous card and love your colouring.xx

chris said...

Shirley its gorgeous, and such a happy card, beautiful work love chris xx

Swaantje said...

Ahhhhhhhh the stamp is soooooo cute! Love it!
You've created a wonderful card!
And your coloring ist fantastic as always :o)

Lots of greetings from Germany,

Riet said...

Beautiful card Shirley,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Josephine said...

That's gorgeous - I love that spray of flowers! (Must find one of those fern punches!)

Babs said...

You can almost smell those flowers Shirley,, i love your little saying at the bottom of your card, and such a sweet little image too, your card is perfect.
Babs x

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Shirley, so sweet and pretty.
Thank you so much for your lovely comment Shirley
love and hugs Mandy xx

Elaine said...

Very cute card Shirley. Sweet little mouse and beautifully coloured. Those papers are fab and your flowers are just the perfect finishing touch.
Love Elaien xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Shirley this is stunning the papers flowers and image are absolutely gorgeous I love it.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Love this card Shirley- such a wonderful flower decoration!
Wisch you a sunny+ nice day

Rivien said...

Hi Nannie :o)
OMG, what a beautifull, nice card!
The mouse is cool in the dress!

And i was by gooogle and have see who you are live! It's a nice forest!

Thank you for the comments to me!
Have a nice day!

Hugs Rivien

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is stunning Shirley.
I adore this cute image and all the beautiful flowers.
Clare x

Enfys said...

Super card Shirley, those flowers look fantastic. I JUST got your thank you card, sent to the USA, back to the UK! Must be the best travelled card in the UK! Thank you so much.
Re promarkers, the holders are the ones that letraset sent me, they say that's the best way to store them. Who knows.
big hugs
En xxx

Wishcraft said...

Such a pretty card - LOVE those flowers :o) Lisa x

CraftyC said...

This is just so sweet Shirley, a very cute card!

Cami said...

A very beautiful card, Shirley. Pink always has such a soft, sweet look and you have colored this cutie beautifully! I love the DPs you used and need to look into getting some of them. I like the tiny prints. Have a wonderful day and happy crafting! Hugs, Cami

Lisa said...

Hi Shirley, Gorgeous card! I love this sweet image and such pretty papers. Your flower arrangement is stunning.

Lisa x

Viv said...

Wow Shirley I LOVE this stunning card!! It's absolutely beautiful.
Hugs Viv xxx

Ginger Claire said...

Love your card and your colouring is great. Thanks for joining us this month at Crafters Companion Challenge Blog xxx

Anonymous said...

I would like to exchange links with your site nannieflash.blogspot.com
Is this possible?

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