Sunday, February 8, 2009

Friday Sketchers Challenge

Good Sunday morning all!
At last, I have a chance to post my card for the Friday Sketchers sketch challenge - sorry for such a delay since my last posting. This weeks sketch is a fabulously versatile one from Claudia! I still stayed with a Valentine theme and used this christmas Tilda holding the heart ornament. I used these beautiful Daisy D's background papers and focused my main colour around the blue. The heart is a stamp from The Stamp Barn which works just beautifully with the Tilda's - she sits in there so perfectly! I stamped it on watercolour paper and used my distress inks to colour the heart and Tilda. On the blue panel I embossed the left side with a cuttlebug embossing border flower folder - I love the subtle look it gives! To finish it off I used some white organza ribbon and a piece of matching green silk ribbon to tie the knot. This is my first time making a stick pin - I think I still need to perfect it a bit but I love the look it gives on the card! I can see some more trips coming up to the jewellry section in Wal-Mart! I ran each panel through the sewing machine to add that extra bit of detailing.
I'm pleased with how I managed to incorporate 3 different dp's on this card (even though they were all from a co-ordinating pack!!). This is always a challenge for me and I really like the finished look to this one! I hope you do too!
Thanks for stopping by today and a huge hug to all of you who leave some beautiful comments! It really makes my day :)
Danielle x
Materials Used: Distressing Inks - Aged Mahogany, Faded Jeans, Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose
Daisy D's Designer Paper


LINDA said...

Danielle this is Gorgeous!! I love the DP.The embossing and the pin are wonderful.Lovely work..Hugs

stampinfrog said...

Danielle this card is gorgeous!Love the DP,your coloring is fantastic and your pin is just perfect!
Hope ypu are having a great and safe Sunday evening!

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love Tilda and the heart and what fabulous papers you've used.

Liliana said...

Danielle, Just love the card.The pin is new! Your colouring is excellent, wish mine was. love

Amy Sheffer said...

Fantastic, Danielle! The papers look great together, and your finishing touches are wonderful - the hat pin, the ribbon, the bit of dry embossing. Love this!

chelemom said...

This is really pretty! Love the DP, and your coloring is fab!!!

cats whiskers said...

This is just stunning Danielle, love it all. The papers are fabulous nd I love that heart stamp
Hugs Jacqui x

Lorraine said...

Beautiful as usual, love the colours. Pleased to see your Mum blogging.

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Such a gorgeous card, love your stitching detail and your colouring is amazing.
Thanks for joining us at FS.


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