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Sunday, 6 September 2009

A reason for my absence and some cards to share

Well, I did the post this afternoon and went into it this evening to change some wording as I was tired when I did it and somehow I've deleted the post and need to re-type and re-link to challenges. I'm not a happy bunny!!!

As predicted the demo day on Monday has affected me with my tiredness and pain but I've worked through it. In the midst of my preparations a customer called for 7 commissioned cards but I warned her she'd not get them until this week and she was OK with this. I've done a bit of printing, done a bit of cutting and the last two days I've been putting them altogether.

This is my favourite card just because of the colours. I would NEVER have put these three colours together but I followed the colour combinations on the Stampin' for the Week-end Challenge Blog. I do like them mixed together. The layout is from the Friday Sketchers challenge this week. The backing papers are a mix of Raspberry Road Designs, Summer Driggs and Digital Scrapbooking and one is a two coloured mesh effect, one with orange and teal dots and a pink one with splashes of white. The image is from Sketching Stamper is a little girl called Vicky.

This cards fits the criteria for four challenges:

A Spoon Full of Sugar - distressing - as the edges of the paper have been distressed with a nail file and then inked

Craft Creations - to use three or more patterned papers

Stampin' for the Week-end - to use the colours orange, teal and pink

Friday Sketchers - to follow their sketch


Dragonlady said...

Hi Kym

Welcome back, you seem to have been very busy. Hope you are fully recovered now.
Beautiful card and I agree I would never normally put those colours together but thats the fun of the challenges pushing our boundaries.

Ali x

Vicki said...

Hiya Kym, wow!! congratulations on all those commissions, well done you. This is a lovely card, you've done such a fab job with our colour challenge over at SFTW, the images are fab and what lovely verses on the inside too. Thank you for joining us this week at SFTW, good luck xx vicki xx

Penni said...

Great card. I love the image and you've coloured it so well. I'm sure Samantha will love it.

Thank you for joining us at SFTW, Good Luck!


Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty creations with this beautiful card!

Saskia :)

Vanja said...

This is gorgeous Kym! The image is simply adorable. I love the ribbon you added.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW and good luck! :)

Di said...

Oh HUn i really empathise with you, I have CFS too and i know how you feel! its awful isnt it? i have got better over the years just keep hoping and cardmaking!

This is a lovely card, love the colours you have made!

Thanks for joining SFTW this week.

Di xxx