Friday, 2 October 2009

first card of the week ....

hello crafty friends, eventually made a card this week,took me all afternoon,arms a lot better today, thank you for all your kind messages xx. i am going to use this card to enter 4 challenges
creative inspirations have a fabby sketch this week,which you can find above if i can tempt you into joining me, their challenges run Monday till Monday, so you still have time to blog hop over and join in,some fabby bits by their design team to peek at,the second challenge is over at allsorts which we all love hey girls they have the theme of Autumn days,which i have chosen to follow the colours of Autumn as i have no stamps with leaves tree's etc,some fabby examples from their design team,over at one stop craft challenge, they have the theme of die cuts, i love using die cuts, they can make a project, a little chalk or light distressing with an ink pad makes them pop, and a nice way of using up the little pieces of card us crafters hate to bin !! nice examples to peek at from their design team also,the last challenge is our creative corner a new to me challenge blog,and their theme is monochromatic mania, fabby just up my street as i am quite new to rubber stamping i only have a limited supply of colouring mediums,and this challenge fits my derwent water colour pencils, if you have not visited this blog before grab a coffee and pop over, i am sure you will agree it lovely blog
materials used
bildamalarne rubber stamp, i bought it from bunny Zoe's crafts,stamped with black ink and embossed with clear powder,coloured with derwent water colour pencils the number and colours are,16 flesh pink,59 brown for the hair,56 yellow ochre,57 brown ochre,58 raw sienna,i inked around all the edges of die cuts, DP and carock with amber clay color box fluid chalk inkpad,
8" white square card blank,2 sheets of bazzill co-ordinating card stock,decorative papers stampin up, co-ordinating grosgrain ribbon SU,die cuts from a wooden die i bought off eBay,flat back gems from my stash,still only typing with 2 fingers so please excuse spelling and the quality of the picture,camera and only one hand working properly is a challengeits own,catch up latter, crafty hugs to all, julie-anne xx


  1. Hello Julie-Anne

    I love the colours of your card, so soft and wondeful flowers.

    Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  2. Excellent job on the challenge. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Our Creative Corner.

  3. Lovely card thanks for joining us at creative inspirations this week

  4. Cute card thanks for joining challenge over at creative inspirations,pleasec an you make sure you do direct link .
    good luck judex