Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Are Ewe Lost For Words

I wanted to put one of those cute sentiments with the word Ewe in them, only I didn't leave room for one did I. Still I got it in my title at least lol. The image is a Freebie this week at A Day for Daisy's, cute isn't it. You have until Thursday to get her, and put her on an entry.  I cut my card using a large Go Kreate frilly die, and because you need to leave a bit uncut for the fold, I cut an extra piece and covered it with mulberry paper to create a contrast and even the shape. I used some more of the mulberry to cut a couple of branches. 
I first saw her on Dorcas Designs, and used Dorcas's coloured in version as my guide when I did my shading...dispite her using Prisma Colours, and my choice of promarker. 
Promarkers used :- Skin - Blush, Tan, Vanilla; Hair - Terracotta, Raw Sienna, Chestnut; Lamb - Warm Grey 1, 3 & 5, blended with blender; Shrug & Ribbons  - Poppy & Red; Dress & Hat -  Blush for the shadows 

A Day for Daisy's challenge is stitching, and I've put a row of chain embroidery stitches along my paper lace border...along with a row of red faceted gems. The cord I used is from some lampshade edging I had left over from a long ago project. I've dismantle it into different elements...you'll see other bits in future projects no doubt lol. 

I cut my flower from some paper scraps using the centre  of a Marianne Designs lacy circles die. I cut a few ribbons and made a fancy red bow to sit behind the flower.   The edges of the flower are coated with copper coloured acrylic paint....outlined the card and papers with it too. 

My Receipe ...
Image - A Day for Daisy's (freebie on challenge blog)
Colourants - Promarkers & Acrylic paint
DP's - V & A Museum 6 x 6 Linen Pad
Dies - Go Kreate XL #2  Frilly
Marianne Designs
Ribbon, cord & Gems - Stash
Cardstock & Mulberry Paper - Stash 
Flower - Handmade.

I'd Like to join the fun at the following Challenges - 
Digi Design House ...Stitches
Kaboodle Doodle ... Cute and Cuddly animals
Shannons Sentiments ... Include an Animal
Totally Gorjuss ... Fluffy
A Day For Daisy's ... In stitches
Card Making Mama's ... Embellish It
Mami Doodles ... Use a Punch or Die Cut
Tallen's Place ... Sparkle and Lace (paper lace) 
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge ... Animals or Pets
CCEE Stampers... Add a Doily Die or Lace (paper lace)
A Spoonful Of Sugar ...All Creatures Great & Small
Digital Tuesday .... Little Women
Passion For ProMarkers ... Make Your Own Embellishments (paper flower)
Tuesday Throwdown... Sparkle & Bling


Nannieflash said...

Hi Lindys that is such a gorgeous image, and your card is stunning, love the flower to. with hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Annemaritta said...

Linda, you have done one wonderful job with this creation! Image and coloring and all the rest is just perfect together.

dj1952 said...

Linda you did a fantastic job on this card. I love the colors. Your coloring is awesome, especially with the red. I love the flower, bling and flourish you've added, also. Hugs, dj

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Beautiful card with this super cute image! Love the touch of Red and your handmade flower! All of your handmade flowers are so pretty!

Crafty_Fairie said...

Thanks for joining in at CRAFT this week.


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The Crafty Den said...

Hi Linda, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Your handmade flower is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Dorcas said...

She's really lovely, Lin!!

auntbeespickles said...

Hi Lindy, what a great card. I love all the texture and your paper lace is just wonderful! The image is just adorable! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Tellen's Place challenge. Good luck and I hope you will come back and play again!
Hugs, Sarah

Shannon said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing along with our Sentiments challenge.

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

Very pretty Linda! Great colors, adorable image, love the flower, bow, and embroidery chain!

Rose Petal said...

Hello Lindy. A beautiful card. Love the paper lace and all the texture. Thank you for joining us at Tellens Place and good luck.
Sandra xxx

coops said...

gorgeous card lindy.the image is fab and i love your stunning colours and embellishments.
thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Teresa Jenkins said...

So pretty! Love all the bling! That daisy chain is so neat! Thanks so much for playing along with us at DDH!

Gro said...

Beautiful card. thanks for joining usat PfP.
Hugs :o)

Terry Oulboub said...

Hi Linda, this is really so very lovely; wonderful papers and the flower is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us this week at Tellen's Place for our "Sparkle & Lace" challenge! :~)

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Gorgeous card, Lindy - love the colors! And your stitching is FAB!!! Thanks so much for joining in the ADFD challenge~ hugs!

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along at DDH this week.

Mrs A. said...

I downloaded this freebie too but thats as far as I've got!! You have done a brilliant job with it and I love your flower so I will just sit back and bask in your glory. Hugs Mrs A.

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

This is lovely. Thankyou for sharing at Tellen's Place this week and hope to see you back next time

sherryann (aka Sherry Eckblad) said...

beautiful card and I like how you have colored the image. Thanks for joining us this week at ADFD challenge.

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Just beautiful! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tellen's Place this week :D

Joynana said...

Very pretty card. Love the flower and the image is great. Thanks for Joining us at Tellen's Place.

oheidia said...

I love your card, really a great image and i love the embellishment you've made!

Thank you for joining our challenge at PFP:=)

Kat said...

What a sweet image. And I love the shape of your card. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Jill said...

What a really sweet card, gorgeous colours and lovely image! Thanks for playing along at Kaboodle Doodles this week. Jill

Ida / Little said...

Thanks for joining us at PfP this week with your gorgeous card! :)

Hugs Ida

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