Tuesday, 14 September 2010

I'll never knott miss you.


I have a lovely purple paper with sparkles on it which I wanted to use for this card...it was perfect for the colour plus sparkle challenge. No matter how I tried though I just couldn't make it work with my other colours. I found out other papers and then realised that Jeanie's clothes weren't right, just way too pastel. I've virtually made two cards and only ended up with one to show for it lol.  

The Sentiment is really a play on the song 'I'll never not Love you', no idea who by, but then I hardly know what day it is either. I used brown fibre pen to edge round the layers, to pull them together. The chiffon ribbon and buttons were coloured using the same pens which are sold for colouring stickers. I find they give a nice even cover and don't rub off.

 The plant leaves are coloured with glitter pens, and bits around the flowers too. One of my few remaining AB gems for the dandelion clock, plus gem flowers complete my bling. 
My Recipe :-
DP - Basic Grey, Damask, Cashmere & Exposure
Other papers - stash
Image -  Jeanie from Imag-e-nation
Colouring - Blendable pencils from WH Smith,
Glitter pens - Sakura Tiara
Sticker fibre pens- from Imag-e-nations
Cardstock - 12x12 scrapbook from stash
Gems, Buttons, ribbon - Stash
Sentiment - Inspired by a Song Title
Sketch - Truly Scrumptious (too late for the challenge) 

I hope to enter this card in the following challenges :-
Fresh Brewed Blog ...Add something Brown
Glitterbabe's Challenge ... Red,  yellow, purple, plus sparkle
Charisma Cardz Challenge ... Try something new, Paper Piecing.
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge ...Paper Piecing
Cute Card Thursday ... Play on Words..I'll never Knot miss you
Paper Sundaes ... Three or more types of embellishments.
Ooh La La Challenge ...Stripes
Die Cut Dreams Challenge ... Little girl Digi
Pile it on Challenge ... Layers


A few close-ups ......
Jeanie, and all her sparkle

Coloured buttons

Greeting and coloured knott



21 comments:

Dorcas said...

WOW!You put alot of work into this, Lin. You did so well with the paper piecing, I know what you mean though about making two cards with only one to show for it. I do that all the time. I want to make a card to fit a certain challenge but no matter how hard I try to make the color scheme fit it doesn't. So sometimes I have to just make the card and THEN see what I can put it into.
In saying that, that doesn't always work. Like right now Ive got a pretty decent card made and there's not jack that it'll fit into. :-( So I'm just "sitting on it" til I find more than one challenge to put it in....
by the way, I posted your nestie shapes today.:-)

carol said...

lovely card, love your colours you used, thanks for joining us this week at craftycatz, x carol

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

this is stunning!!! thank you so much for joining us at glitterbabe's challenge!

hugs :)

Annemaritta said...

Linda, this is STUNNING! Now I respect this even more, when reading how this is actually made. So many details and the outcome really is beautiful.

Hugs! :)

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Linda
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us on this week's challenge at CraftyCatz,
Hugs Dianne xx

Debs said...

lovely card, I love your coloring and choice of Dp, fab sentiment, thanks so much for joining us at Die Cut Dreams this week
Debs
xxx

Gina said...

Absolutely gorgeous Linda! The rainbowing of the colours is glorious well worth the hard work :D Thank you for joining in at Glitterbabes Challenge XXX

Crafty Chris said...

BeaUTIFUL Linda thanks for your entry in DCD.
Chris x

Lindsey said...

Oh great card and a fab sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

linda... i just read your comment at my challenge. please note... you are free to play in ANY challenge as long as there is BLING. however, the only draw back for NOT following the specific challenge is... you do not go into the prize drawing! but that's ONLY if the challenge is not noticeable. so please come back soon and play. your work is stunning.

hugs :)

Wildflower said...

Beautiful! Just like the heart of the sister who made it!

Dorcas said...

About designer papers:
All that really means is patterned paper. It doesn't matter who the designer is after all, they're all designed by someone! But yeah, just a patterned paper is fine. :-)

Jodi said...

Such pretty colors and papers you used for this card!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Wendi said...

What a gorgeous card beautiful image and colouring
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Vanja said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image and the buttons.
Thanks for joining us at CCT this week. :)

Hugs, Vanja

Danderella said...

Great card, your paper piecing is amazing...I actually had to study the closeup to really take a good look. Thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes this week.

Danielle

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

So much work, but it looks worth it! Your coloring looks great! Came out very pretty evn if it is just one card for the work and supplies of two!

fi's cards and crafts said...

lovely card and fab colouring. Thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.

fi

craftykitten said...

Great card, fabulous image. Thanks for joining in our Digital Sweet Little Girls challenge at DCD this week and also our Stripes challenge at Ooh La La.
Hugs
Dawn xx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

France said...

Wow.. Love the pants on your image, great coloring !
Thanks for joining our challenge at Paper Sundaes !

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