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Saturday, 23 October 2010

The Crafty Purple Frog - Challenge One


This week sees the start of The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge.  I love Sweet Pea stamps but also love decoupage so The Crafty Purple Frog decoupage/pyromage sheets are perfect.  Click here to go and have a look at the wonderful creations.

For week one the topic is anything goes so I have used my new Poinsettia decoupage image.  The two main backing papers for this card were given to me by a friend from a magazine but I'm not sure which.  The other papers are Basic Grey, Crafty Ann's and some vellum.  I have decoupaged the image, adding some clear Sakura Stardust pen to highlight areas and have then distressed the edges of all the papers with Tim Holtz's distressing tool and the pink/red papers are edged with red chalk ink pad and the green papers are edged with an olive green chalk ink pad.  The card has then been finished off with some buttons, zig-zag peel-off, ornate lace, bow and a Crafty Ann's ticket sentiment.

This card fits the following challenges:

Ribbon Girl Challenge - Red and green
Corrosive Challenge - Rid of the white
One Stitch at a Time - Embellish it
I Did it Creations - Girl of my dreams
Crafty Cardmakers - Use a freebie
Bah! Humbug - Elegance
Stamp Something - Use a digi
Alphabet Challenge - Z for zig-zags
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Winter Wonderland
Crafty Emma - Button and bows
2 Sisters - Anything goes
One Stop Craft - Photo inspiration.

20 comments:

*Vicki* said...

WOW!!! Kym, what a really stunning card!! The image is cool and I love your coloring!! TFS! :)

Pascale said...

Hi Kym this is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at TCPF hugs Pascale

crafty amy said...

Hi Kym this is gorgeous I love that added sparkle :D
Thank you for joining us at TCPF and good luck. As you have used a CPF image to enter you can choose a free sheet so just email me (thecraftypurplefrog@googlemail.com) your request and I will get it to you.

Hugs
Amy xx

Katja said...

Very lovely!!! Thanks for joining our challenge at I Did It Creations Challenge Blog!

Greetings,
Katja (IDIC-DT)

Vicky said...

Hi wow this is a very beautiful card I love the papers & I especially love the added sparkle, its gorgeous.
Thankyou for joining us at our 1st challenge at Crafty Purple Frog.

Hugs Vicky xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Kym, wow, this is gorgeous it has such a serene and delicate look to it the softness just adds to its beauty big time.
Hugs
Lorraine x
Hope you are well.

kaos said...

So lovely - I really like the soft coloured look - fit perfectly!

Thanks for taking part in the first Crafty Purple Frog Challenge!

all the best
kaos

Jeanette said...

Beautiful and oh so feminine. I love the softness. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

Stacy Walker said...

Wonderful card. Very beautiful. Thank you for joining us at the 2 Sisters Challenge.

Ann said...

Stunning card Kym - love it.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

tiggertastic said...

what a wonderful card, i love your layout and the image looks fantastic!

Good luck in the challenges, and i hope you have enjoyed this weekend

sarah xx
tiggertastic blog

Mary said...

What a gorgeous card! The image is very beautiful. Thanks for playing along with us at 2 Sisters Challenges.

Cor* said...

Very mystical, magical and wonderful. Thanks so much for showing us YOUR WINTER WONDERLAND creation at Fussy & Fancy! Happy Holidays!!! Hugs- Corry

Cor* said...

Very mystical, magical and wonderful. Thanks so much for showing us YOUR WINTER WONDERLAND creation at Fussy & Fancy! Happy Holidays!!! Hugs- Corry

Vicky said...

Hi me again lol I didnt realise you had entered at CES as well...oops lol
Thank you for joining us at CES Challenges this week.

Hugs Vicky xx

Lesley said...

Pretty card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

hayward69 said...

This is one of my favourite images used. Love the softness of the dp.

Thanks for joining in with us over on our very first challenge on TCPF

Jayne xx

Joni Parker said...

Very pretty!! Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge!!

gina g said...

Gorgeous card lovely image. Thanks for joining us at the OSCC this week. luv gina xx

Lisa said...

Beautiful work! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week!