Thursday, 12 August 2010

My first Challenge Card

Good Afternoon Ladies, well Ive eventually got there even if I have been a bit slow arriving I do so hope you like my first card for three weeks, and this one Im going to enter Mos Challenge "Inspirational" and Im going to try Cute Cards Thursday Challenge "Trees", as there is a lot of branches and leaves in this one.
Ive used this gorgeous image from Mo of these two young teenagers chatting, and after having my granddaughter for a week I can just image her with her friend whispering to each other like this and in these outradgeous colours but this is the range of colours you are expected to use in the challenge.
Ive used My Minds Eye papers and the card is a 7"x 7" white card with a first layer of orange card with the first of three papers, this one is a pretty green base colour with loads of coloured leaves on, the second paper is a green striped one side with a orange flower pattern on the back, this I have folded back and used a leave border punch from Martha Stewart. The third paper is a lovely paisley and flower pattern Ive also used the same border punch along one edge and stuck in on top of the second paper across the seam Ive stuck a orange daisy ribbon and attached it to the back of the first mount.
Ive then mounted my image onto a circle punch die cut from Marianne in green card and this was then positioned on my card towards the top, a sentiment greeting at the bottom on the right hand side. To finish of Ive created a flower spray with cherry blossoms, asters and other flowers plus some sprays of gems and stuck it at the top on the left hand side.
Im entering this card into the following challenges:-


Rosis Stöberseite said...

Nice to admire your works again. Here again you have a particularly sweet motif and set in beautiful scene.
With Love and Hugs

Chris said...

Gorgeous card Shirley and such beautiful colouring and design. Sounds like you've had a busy few weeks, but I'm sure very enjoyable. Hugs, Chris xx

Elaine L. said...

Very cute card! Your flowers are lovely, and the sentiment is perfect with this image. Thanks for taking part in Mo's Challenge this week.

CraftyC said...

Hello Shirley, nice to see you back crafting. Your card is beautiful and the colours are gorgeous. Enjoy the rest of your week!

Lia said...

hi shirley,
beautiful card , glad to see you're back crafting, I love the papers and the stamp is cool
hugs Lia

craftycrafter said...

lovely work Shirley what pretty colours love Dorothy

The Wired Angel said...

Good to have you back with us, Ms. Shirley. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us in the photo inspiration challenge at Mo's this week. Peggy x

Alysha said...

gorgeous card, you have been missed this last few weeks hugs Aly xxx

Shirl said...

Hi Shirley. Lovely card. Yuo are abck with style!!

Anonymous said...

Liek the image and the fresh light colours !

Babs said...

Firstly welcome back Shirley, love the image and coloured beautifully
your flowers are so pretty,a fab card to come back with
Babs x

Christine said...

Hi Shirley stunning teen card great image & colours..awww these pics are gorgeous of the G/children bless... pleased to see you back in blogland..

Smiles Christine xx

Janette said...

Nice to see you back Shirley,your card is just fabulous, love the vibrant colours and the flowers are gorgeous.xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Shirley they is so very gorgeous!
Love this image and your words are perfect!
kim x

Hope Jacare said...

Wonderful card Shirley - fab colour works so perfectly together! Great to have you back creating!!!!!Cheers Claire x

Jules said...

Welcome back Shirley - lovely to see your creations again.

All of those gorgeous papers work beautifully together and I love that sentiment very much.

I hope your computer is now how you want it to be.

Love Jules xx

Elaine said...

Hi Shirley,
Glad to see you back! I read all your posts about your fab days out with the little ones, looked like you all enjoyed yourselves (bet you were ready for a rest though!)
Beautiful card, I love this image, perfect for a girls card, and your sentiment is lovely.
Take care
Love Elaine xx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a sweet sentiment and image. Gorgeous colors and design Shirley!

Janet said...

Hi Sweetie,

Nice to see you back into crafting and what a beautiful card.......loving your grandchildren pictures too!

Melodie said...

Hi Shirley,
I have already missed you, nicely that you are there again.
You have a wonderful one plays cards conjured.

Cathy said...

We've missed your Shirley, Wonderful challenge card. Thanks for playing the MO's Digital Pencil Challenge.

Cami said...

Hi Shirley! Welcome back! I missed you. What a nice treat to see your lovely card. You did great with these colors and that image is so typical of teenage girls! I love your layout and your coloring! Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs, Cami

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, cute card Shirley, beautiful colours.

brenda said...

Hi shirley

I'm still doing catch up, seems to be taking me forever.

Has a look what you have been up to, seems like a very hectic time, sure you are ready for a little holiday and some me time.

B x

Swaantje said...

What a lovely card!
The girl stamp is wonderful and your coloring is fantastic,Shirly !
Good luck to you!
Have a lovely weekend..

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Shirley,I love the image and the colours.
Soo gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

chris said...

Hi SHirley, pleased to have you back, and back with real style Shirley, its gorgeous. hugs chris xx

Rainmac said...

What a beautiful card Shirley, I love the sentiment, it's so true x

Kristyn said...

This is so beautiful, you did an amazing job!! Glad you played along on Mo's bc I got to see your card!!!