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Friday, 6 January 2012

Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge - 6 January 2012

The arrival of the New Year sees lots of changes at the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge Blog.  Click here to go and have a look.  This fortnight the challenge is "classy/black tie".
I struggled at first with the challenge topic and decided to go for black and white and also for an elegant fairy.  I have used the Sweet Pea Stamps Caron Vinson image called Royal Flower.  I have just done a light colouring of the image with Promarkers and distressed around the edges with my Inkylicious Ink Dusters and Tim Holtz's Black Soot distress ink pad.  The backing papers are scraps left over from a Design Team card and are by Crafty Ann's Digi Store.  The calendar has been finished off with a calendar tab, buttons, ribbon bow, ribbon flowers, peel-offs, doily (distressed with Tim Holtz's Black Soot distress ink pad) and some gems.

I am entering this calendar into the following challenges:

Sweet Stampin' - New beginnings - I chose New Year and made this calendar
Sir Stampalot Monthly Challenge - Monochromatic
Fashionable Stamping - Anything goes using new stash (new ribbon flowers and some buttons)
By the Cute and Girly - New beginnings
Stempeltraume - Anything goes

16 comments:

Mynnette said...

Oh, what a beautifully elegant calendar! LOVE all the details--this is gorgeous! :) Found you via Stampalot. :)

Uta said...

Your card looks so beautiful. I love the black and white style. Great!

Thanks for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.

Hugs, Uta

brenda said...

A beautiful calendar page Kym, the black and white looks so striking.

Thank you so much for joining us Stampalot challenge this month and look forward to seeing more of your lovely work.

B x

Clare *Littlebear* said...

A beautiful and striking calendar Kym. Thank you for joining our monochromatic challenge at Sir Stampalot this month.
Clare x

Ephemera said...

Such a a striking project. The subtle colouring of the gorgeous fairy is a perfect contrast to the bold papers used. Thanks for joining us at the FSC. XX

Wedgie said...

Elegant project, love the colours. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

pinky said...

Its absolutely gorgeous Kym! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful calendar, great details.
Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

coops said...

this is stunning kym.beautiful image and i love your mono colours ;D

xx coops xx

Love crafts forever said...

Hey Kym. Your calendar looks so elegant and gorgeous, i can look at all day long.
Hugs Nat

Abi said...

Hi Kym, hope you're doing well & New Year is off to a great start for you. I absolutely adore your calendar! It's so stylish & elegant & wonderfully embellished. Thanks so much for your continued support of Sweet Stampin' xx

Tracy said...

A Pretty creation. Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sally H said...

so beautiful! Thanks so much for entering your lovely creation into this months monochromatic challenge at Sir Stampalot and good luck!

Francesca said...

Lovely entry for our Monochromatic challenge
thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Ellie said...

Gorgeous piece!
Thanks for joining us at FSC !!

xxx Ellie xxx

Kate said...

Lovely calendar page, black and white is such a classic. Thanks for playing along at By The Cute And Girly, hope to see you again next month.

** Kate **