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Thursday, 24 October 2013

Sweet Pea Stamps Artist of the Week October 2013 - Brigid Ashwood

It is "Artist of the Week" time over at Sweet Pea Stamps.  This is when an artist is showcased on the Sweet Pea Stamps Blog for a week by members of the Design Team.  The "Artist of the Week" for October 2013 is the ever so talented Brigid Ashwood.
Brigid Ashwood's images are available only as rubber stamps at Sweet Pea Stamps.  For my card I have used the image called "Darja".  I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers/Flexmarkers.  I have inked around the image with my Tim Holtz Victorian Velvet and Tumbled Glass distress inks and added some pearl dots.  

For my card I have used a new CD called "Perfect Papercrafting Companions" by Creative Crafting World.  On it there are 75 different colours with backing papers/sentiments/alphabets to match which means you can easily match it up to your coloured in image/pre-coloured toppers etc.  If only there were inserts as well as that would make it totally complete.  I have used a plain pink/spotty pink and a plain blue/gingham blue to match the image.  I have finished the card off with some die-cuts, doily, raffia ribbon, Craftwork Cards die-cut sentiment and Card Candi.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Layers
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - Anything goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes or create your own challenge
Inklings and Yarn - Anything goes
Rhedd and Rosie - Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Papercrafting Journey - Anything goes

12 comments:

Chana said...

Hi, Kym! Another wonderful design. I love the colors because they are so unexpected in a Pirate design. Great paper combinations and wonderful color integration! I also really like that the card is not heavily embellished. The sparkle around the image is definitely and elevating element and is all this image needs. Great job! We were delighted to find this beauty in our mail box here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Zoe said...

Such a lovely card, thank you for sharing with us @ Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

Ingrid Mason said...

A stunning image and so beautifully coloured Kym. I am so taken with your choice of toning backing papers - blues and pinks, spots and checks - I would't have even thought about the combination on a card with a pirate as the focal subject but it works beautifully. Love the touches of sparkle that you have used on the image and runs through that gorgeous ribbon. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Moira Gray said...

Lovely card.

Thank you for joining us at Rhedd & Rosie Challenge Blog.

Moira DT. xx

Stephanie said...

What a fantastic job you did coloring this image. I really like the soft colors you chose to use. It's such a beautiful card. We so appreciate your continued support of Word Art Wednesday.

crafty-stamper said...

Fantastic image and I love the non traditional pastel colours for a pirate but works really well,great papers and love the co-ordinating raffia ribbon--thanks for joining us at OSAAT
Carol DT x

Tracey said...

Nice card Kym! I love the colouring you did on the image and all the aft shades on this. Thanks for playing along with us this week at OSAAT, hope to see you back again soon.
Hugs, Tracey (DT)

Hazel said...

I love the layout on your pirate card and it looks good in pink and blue. Thanks again for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

I love all the co-ordinating colours you've used on your card and the image is beautifully coloured too. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie x

coops said...

so stunning kym.fabulous image and i love your pink and blue combo ;D

xx coops xx

Melissa Latchem said...

Many thanks for entering the Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge and good luck! Melissa (DT) xxxx

alethea said...

Awesome card! Love the colours! Thanks for joining us at PCJ! HUgsxx