Sunday, 5 September 2010

Skool dayz in the pink.


This card will be going to a young friend of mine. I always make her a going back to school card, unlike me she likes school and I think that's something to celebrate...I can't understand it, but I  celebrate it all the same lol. I still need some work on my colouring, it doesn't stand close it's practice, practice, practice for me. Will experiment with different papers too.

I made another little ribbon flower and coloured the bonnet charm with a permanent ink marker as didn't want to put anything gold on the card. Coloured my stickers too of course.

My new stash.
That is the little bonnet charm, part of a box of embellishments that were given as a gift. 
Sorry, no trade name on the box.

My Receipe.

Papers - scrapbook papers left over from a Winnie the Pooh set 
Colours - Blendable pencils from WH Smith
Permanent ink maker by Tartan
Ribbon Rose - made from stash ribbon
embellishments - stash
Stickers - Anita 

I want to enter this card in the following Challenges.:-

Creative Card crew ... Back to School
Incey Wincey .... Back to School
Sketch and Stash ....Sketch and name new stash (bonnet charm)
Crazy 4 Challenges ...Book Theme
Tuesday Throwdown ...Ribbon with a twist
Crafty Creations ....White plus one
The Paper Players ... Clean and Simple
Pixie Dust Studio ...Back to school
Crafty Catz ...3 embellishments, 2 papers, 1 image
Fussy and Fancy ... Back to School
Aly's Sunday Challenge ... use the colour pink

A few close ups

The little bonnet charm, and pretty bow with pearls.

My ribbon flower and I snaffled the pearls from another of the little bows to use as it's centre.

OK I'm being brave and giving you another close up of my colouring.

That's all she wrote.


carol said...

Lovely pretty card,thankyou for joining us at craftycatz this week, x carol

Chrissie said...

This is a really cute take on our challenge. Thanks for joining us the Creative Card Crew this time!

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

So cute Linda! She will love it!

Sue said...

really lovely card,gorgeous image and i love the ribbon flower:)

thank you for joining us at sketch and stash


Dorcas said...

Nice job Linda!! And I think you're coloring stands up tp scrutiny. :-)

Annemaritta said...

Linda, this is very nice. It is charming that sort of this is simple but that really gives card peaceful and nice effect.

I've decided that I'm blind and stopped colouring :D

This is again a beautiful card.

Always Playing with Paper said...

Beautiful colouring all the little extras that make this card so special. Thanks for joining us again at the Paper Players!!
Lesley :)

mforquer said...

Wow this image is just the pink hues you chose! Thanks for playing at Crafty Creations this week!

Ann Schach said...

Very pretty! I love the flower and the gorgeous coloring! Thanks for joining The Paper Players this week!

Jenni said...

Lovely card, the image is so pretty & I'm sure your friend will love it. Thanks so much for joining in with the Crafty Creations challenge this week.
Jenni x

Lindsey said...

Lovely card, love the flower! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Dorcas said...

Hi Lin!
Just to answer your question about the paper piecing... yes, i printed the digi straight out on the patterned paper. (I glued a square of patterned paper onto my plain white cardstock and shoved it in the printer. )Then I trimmed around what I wanted to use and used my colored pencils to add a bit of shading to the pattern, just to make it look more 3D, you know?
I'm glad you think it looks ok. That card really stressed me out. Not my favorite digi but I had to use it as part of a design team...

Nance said...

So pretty! Your coloring is wonderful...thanks for giving us a close-up! Thanks for playing with us at the Paper Players this week...cheers!

Lauren said...

This is adorable! I love your ribbon flower! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!


Anonymous said...

So pretty and feminine. I love the hat charm. The ribbon flower is fabulous and I think your coloring is wonderful. Fabulous job.
Thank you for joining the Paper Players this week.

Chelsea said...

Awww, so cool, your charm matches amazingly! Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy. Stop back soon!

Annemaritta said...

Hi :) Did you make that ribbon flower yourself? :o

grandmalee said...

Gorgeous card! I'm a follower of Elizabeth Dulemba's work, and I always love to see what other's do with her images. This is gorgeous!!!!!! Your coloring is fabulous and your layout is supreme! Great job!

Jill said...

Hi Linda,
just to let you know you won challenge 43 at Sketch n stash is you don't contact us I will have to do a re-draw, the email is on the sidebar hugs Jill xx

Apricot Bubbles said...

Hi Lin!
What a beautiful card! You did a great job! I like your colouring! I never tried that by now... and the little bonnet charm is so sweet!

As your young friend I also always liked school :-)

Love your card!

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