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Monday, 17 October 2011

Saturated Canary Challenge No 2 - Thursday 13 October 2011

It's time for the second challenge over at the Saturated Canary Blog.  The topic this fortnight is "stitching".
For my card I have used the Saturated Canary image called "Let it Rain".  I have coloured her in with Promarkers, used my Tim Holtz distressing tool around the image and distressed with a chalk ink pad.  The spotty and striped backing papers are from Summertime Designs.  I decided to add some lace vertically as I always seem to do it horizontally and like the effect so I might do it more often.  I have then done faux stitching around the image and one of the backing papers with a brown Promarker.  I love the faux stitching effect but found that the black Letraset Fineliner was too harsh.  Now with the introduction of the fine nibs you can use any colour you want.  This time I used Burnt Sienna and I think it worked so much better than black.  I used two pieces of white core DCWV card and put it through a swirly embossing folder and then sanded down to reveal the white core.  The card has been finished off with a Craftwork Cards sentiment, gems, cherry blossom flowers, buttons, leaves cut with an X-cut punch, ribbon, 2 heart pearl pins and a diamante effect pin.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Digital Tuesday - Fall colours
Whimsy Stamps - Die-cuts and/or punches
Papercraft Star - Leaf
I Love Promarkers - Autumnal colours
Crafts and Me - Orange
I Brake for Challenges - Girl power
Divas by Designs - Button up
Delightful Sketches - Colours of fall
Crafty Ribbon - Ribbon and lace
Rainbow Lady's - Falling leaves
Saturated Canary - Stitching
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Creatalicious Monthly - Distress your edges
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Spots and stripes
Crafty Emma - Forever autumn
Squirrel and the Fox - One for the girls
Totally Gorjuss - Bingo board - bling, buttons and lace for me
The Emerald Faerie Garden - Flowers, flowers, flowers
Sundays with Crissy - Thanksgiving/thank you
The Shabby Team Room - Pumpkin garden/photo inspiration and dry embossing
Whoopsi Daisy - Free and easy
Heart Song Inspirations - Use flowers and/or felt
Stamps R Us - Nature's gifts
Pollycraft Monday - Girls, girls, girls

26 comments:

Carisa said...

oh wow, love the orange!!! thanks for joining us this week at Saturated Canary Challenges!

lalkygirl said...

hi kym
what a fab card ,love the orange tones and that image is adorable
thanks for joining us at digi days and good luck
tracey x

downrightcrafty said...

a gorgeous creation and fabulous flowers thank you for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have some new candy if you are interested :)

Beryl K said...

Great card Kym, I love the colours
Beryl x

Tine said...

Hi Kym. Fab image & the brown faux stitching looks great. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Karen C said...

Very adorable! Thanks for sharing your sweet card with us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge this week!

Sheila said...

I adore Krista's images so immediately fell in love with your card. It is stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days, Sheila:)X

ElizabethR said...

She is such a gorgeous image Kym, thanks for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge this week. Elizabeth x

karen said...

Gorgeous image and beautiful colour, fabulous! Thanks for joining us at CES this week, Karenx

Anita said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us in the Pollycraft challenge this week.

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

Lovely card, Kym. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

Crafteezee said...

Gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me.
Hugs Tracy.

Jen said...

Beautiful card Kym. love the image. Thank you for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
Jen x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is so great love the colours, thanks for joining us at Saturated Canary Challenge this week hugs pops x

Rainbow Lady said...

Very sweet card... thanks for playing
Love Cynthia x

craftymonster81 said...

Gorgeous card, love your colouring
Lindsay xx

Tessa en Anke said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at crafty ribbons.
hugs Tessa & Anke

Sheri said...

BEAUTIFUL image and lovely layers! Thanks for sharing with us at THE SHABBY TEA ROOM ;-)

Designing with Debbie said...

Oh how pretty. I love your coloring. Super sweet image. Thanks for joining the Heart Song challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

Faye said...

Wow, this is adorable. I just love the image and your buttons and bows! Thanks so much for joining the fun at Pollycraft this week. x

Julie said...

Gorgeous - love the image and great colour theme!! Thanks for playing along with us at CES Challenges this week, Juliex

Daisychain said...

A beautiful card, love the image and colours you have used. Thank you for joining us this time at Whoopsi Daisy. Hugs Christine x

Cazza said...

Such a pretty card, love all your embellies too!
Thanks for playing along in our Girls, Girls, Girls challenge this week over at Pollycraft :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Jules said...

Beautiful card Thanks for playing along with us at the Emerald Faerie Garden Challenge Blog xx

AnItA mArIe said...

wow lovely card..
thanks for joining in on the emerald faeries challenge good luck Hugz Anita..XX

cebelica said...

Wow, this is very beautiful. Thanks for plying with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs!