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Thursday, 23 May 2013

Aud Sentiments Challenge - 23 May 2013 - Use the word "friend" on your card/project

It's the start of another challenge at the Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog.  This fortnight the challenge is to "use the word "friend" on your card/creation".
This fortnight we are being sponsored by StampArt Design by Kathryne.
For both of my cards that I am showing I have used the StampArt Design image called "Gracie".  She's a beauty isn't she??  For my first card I have coloured the image in with Promarkers and highlighted areas with my Sakura Stardust clear pen.
The backing paper I have used is from the Bearly Mine Designs set called "Floral Surprise".  It's quite a loud backing papers but I really like it and have toned it with plain card stock matting and layering.  The sentiment is also from StampArt Design and comes as a bonus if you buy the image called "Little Bear Watering Can Friend".  The card has been finished off with some lace and paper roses.
It's amazing how the same image can look so different.  Again I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers.
The backing paper I have used this time is Bearly Mine Designs Floral Surprise.  I have finished this card off with some washi tape which I have pleated, sentiment again from StampArt Design, feather and some flowers made with some scraps of Tim Holtz paper which I have die-cut/scrunched/inked and held together with brads.

I am entering these cards into the following challenges:

Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Allsorts - True blue (second card)
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes and optional sketch
One Stitch at a Time - Use a digi
Paper Makeup - Friendship
Passion for Promarkers - Anything goes - happy 4th anniversary to the Passion for Promarkers Challenge Blog
LEJ Designs - Die-cuts and/or punches
Everybody Art - Flowers
Creative Belli - Flowers (my old and forgotten embellishment is my blue feather which I must have had for 2-3 years and didn't want to use as it was so nice and fluffy!!)
Whimsy Stamps - Anything goes
Inky Impressions - Distress it (second card)
Divas by Design - Friendship
Fab n Funky - Ribbon and/or lace (lace on the first card)
Crafts and Me - Lots of layers
I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Perfect Sentiments - Anything goes and sentiment on the front
Delightful Sketches - Celebrate friendship
Milk Coffee Challenge - Load on the flowers

24 comments:

Ginny said...

cute card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

Sylvia Anderson said...

"lovely cards sweetie, the image is so sweet & I love the colours x
Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

Sylvia Anderson said...

2 lovely cards & I love the cute image x
Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

Angelique said...

Both of them are gorgeous. Great lo and beautiful colouring. Love those gorgeous flowers.
Thank you for joining us at Fab'n'Funky

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Camellia Cards said...

So different and just by using different colours. Personally I think the blue is my favourite but they are bother beautifully coloured and embellished nicely. Hugs Clare xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous cards Ginny x

Denise @ kc242 said...

Your card is sooo pretty! Just perfect for our challenge at Delightful Challenges! Love your details. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at delightful Challenges!
Denise

StampArt Design by Kathryne said...

Both cards are beautiful Kym. The flowers and papers are lovely on each. You've coloured Gracie beautifully. Gorgeous work. It's a pleasure to sponsor your challenge. xx Kathy

Stephanie said...

What beautiful cards! You did a great job coloring the image. Your flower embellishments on both cards are soooo pretty. Beautiful job!! Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday.

Sarah said...

Such pretty cards Kym, love the papers you've used and the image is adorable. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts this week for our True Blue challenge x

Karen said...

Fab card Kym Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous cards Kym, I love the sweet image and beautiful colouring
Thank you so much for taking part in our special Anniversary Challenge at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge
Sue xx

AnyOldCraft said...

Your cards are really beautiful and I love all the detailing :)

Pat K said...

Two beautiful card Kym. Love the blue feather.

Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week. Pat K x

Laura said...

Just a super sweet card, love the colours and the flowers!

Laura said...

Beautiful layers and flowers on your lovely cards!

Wendy said...

Gorgeous cards...Thanks for playing along with us at Divas by Design and Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy xx

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you so much for hoining in our current challenge over on the LEJ Designs Challenge No 54 - Die Cuts and /or Punches

Lovely cards. Love the image and how versatile it is. Great backings and embellishments.

I hope you will join us again for our future weekly challenges as there are always excellent prizes up for grabs.

Hugs Lisa xxxx LEJ Designs DT

Lorraine said...

They're both lovely cards. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Nikki Byrne said...

You are on a roll this week Kym another stunner! Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck. Hugs

NIKKI DT

Shelly said...

Cute creation Kym, thanks so much for joining in our Anniversary challenge at Passion for Promarkers! xx

Vicky said...

Both very pretty, thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week

hugs Vicky xxx

Margaret said...

These cards are so beautiful. Love the blue one and the flowers you created for it. Thanks for playing along with us at Perfect Sentiment this week. Good luck.

Lawren said...

Nice card. Thank you for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Lawren