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Saturday, 2 November 2013

Joanne Schempp - Guardian

 This is a card I have made as part of the Sweet Pea Stamps Design Team.  I have used the image by Joanne Schempp called "Guardian".  It is a available as a digital stamp, single rubber stamp and as part of a multi-image plate (Sheet 11, Plate 228 - Guardian comes on the multi-image sheet with Excalibur, Kazimira and Wild Thing).
 
I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers/Flexmarkers.  I then inked around the edge with Tim Holtz's Gathered Twigs distress ink (thanks to a fellow Design Team member Aletha using this distress ink I thought I'd give it a go - I love it!!!).  I then got a paint brush and wet around just over two sides of the card and then put on a bronze/gold effect Perfect Pearl powder to make it shine.  The backing papers are from my beloved Tim Holtz paper pad my son bought me some years ago - the papers are disappearing at quite a fast rate now!!!  I have finished the card off with my X-cut distressing tool pulling out strands of my cheesecloth material, spotty organza ribbon, Craftwork Cards die-cut sentiment, gems. feathers and some wooden hearts I have distressed with Tim Holtz's Gathered Twigs distress ink.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Pile it on - Embellishment crazy
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes and option of paper piecing
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Created with Love - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
LEJ Designs - Anything goes
Party Time Tuesday - Anything goes
Inklings and Yarns - Inky Linky Party
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Whimsy Stamps - Anything goes
Simon Says - Anything goes
I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything goes/Halloween
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge - Things with wings (owl)
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes with ribbon
Lexi's Creations - Birthday celebrations
The Crafter's Cafe - Birthday celebrations
The Squirrel and the Fox - Animal antics

24 comments:

Pauline Wheeler said...

Another lovely entry for the crafty ribbons challenge
P x

Abbie said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and the design. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Girls this fortnight. Abbie xx

flossbite said...

Gorgeous card, really love it. The colours are fab! Thanks for joining in the fun at The Crafter's Cafe.
Hugs
Fiona x

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Beautiful card kYm, I love that image!! The colors are beautiful!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges!
Hugs,Sandra

Chris Hanselman said...

Great card. Love the image. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Created With Love Challenges

~~Chris

Chana said...

Beautifully done, Kym! Black and white is always a wonderful combination. It is particularly effective as the background for your sepia colored image! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Chitra Nair said...

Gorgeous card... Thanks for sharing it with us at PTT...

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Beautiful card Kym. Love that image. Great coloring. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created With Love challenges.
Linda K. DT.

shampylou30 said...

Gorgeous card Kym. She is coloured beautifully thanks for joining us at creative moments challenge xx

Lisa S. said...

What a terrific image! Love your card Kym, thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and The Fox.

crafty-stamper said...

Fantastic card love the gorgeous image and love the colouring,the feathers and added embellishments-thanks for joining us at Lej Designs
Carol DT x

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

So pretty!! :) :) Love the black and white look!! Thank you so much for joining us this week @ Crafty Sentiments Designs for Anything Goes!!
:) :) :)

Aunty Sue said...

Great card and image thanks for sharing with us at crafty sentiments good luck

Judith Culham Elsdon said...

Brilliant project, thank you for taking part in Crafty Girls Challenges - good luck x

Judith Culham Elsdon said...

Brilliant project, thank you for taking part in Crafty Girls Challenges - good luck x

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

This is wonderful. I really like the mix of colours, they work so well. The image is lovely and I LOVE the feathers!

We are so glad you have joined in the LEJ Designs Challenge 'Anything Goes'.

LEJ Designs offer weekly challenges with wonderful LEJ Images and sponsor prizes up for grabs.
We really hope to see you joining us again.

<3 & hugs
Lisa xxxxx LEJ DT Organiser

BethieJ said...

BEAUTIFUL Card!!
The little black cat peeking in the corner of your blog made me LOL!! :)
Thank you for joining us last week at PIO!
Have a GREAT day!

WeirdCat said...

Great card, lovely design, thank you for joining us at I♥ProMarkers this week
Ruth x

Stephanie said...

What a pretty card! The soft colors keep the focus on the pretty image. I really like the way you used the ribbon too. Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday.

Bo said...

Beautiful creation! Thanks for playing along with us at Sister Act Card Challenge! Hugs, Bo

Helene Siermans said...

I love owls and this image looks fantastic! Great colours on this card too.

Thank you for joining Brown Sugar´s Things with wings Challenge. Good luck! Hope to see you back soon again!
Nick

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Kym - this is a lovely card. You've coloured the image beautifully. Thanks for sharing your card at Lexi's Creations this time.
Helen x (DT)

Claire Bartram said...

Great Card. Thanks for joining us over at Creative Moments this fortnight
Claire DT

Helen said...

Beautiful - love all the details you've added.

Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Girls Challenge.

Helen x