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Friday, 20 May 2011

The Sugar Bowl: Challenge 60 - Maria Therese's Sketch

Well this is a new one for me.  Have watched the Sugar Nellie blog for ages, then watched the Sugar Nellie challenge blog - The Sugar Bowl, as well but never entered a card before.

Today I figured I'd take the plunge, not in any way figuring that I'll ever get a sniff of winning one of their challenges, have you seen the cards that are submitted - fantastic!  But I am quietly pleased with this card and as I've said before, I do like a sketch to follow.

So here we go with the pics and card details:

 Second picture is to try and show the glitter on the flower in hair and ring, hmm don't know if it's worked.
So the stamp is a Leanne Ellis one - Tell Me Something, coloured with my Prisma pencils.  The papers are all Craftwork cards and the flower from my stuff.  I put a tiny bit of glitter on the flower and ring.  The strip is a Martha Stewart deep punch.

So for my meanderings. Today little one does a long day at Nursery (8.30 - 2.40), what a mood she was in when I got her! She is suddenly becoming little Miss Independent, she would not have me open the car door for her but she didn't have the strength to open it herself.  There we are at an impasse! So she has a temper tantrum because I open the door and get her into the car seat, she calmed down on the way home!  Oh the joys of motherhood - wouldn't change it (or her) for the world though.


I'm entering this card into

The Sugar Bowl - challenge 60: Marie Therese's Sketch

11 comments:

Vicky said...

Oh Sarah this is gorgeous hun!..so love the image, great colour combo and beautifully coloured too...a stunning creation hun..

Yep the joy's of motherhood...what till they are teenagers...I have wee ones any day lol..!

have a lovely weekend..hugs Vicky xx

Rebekah said...

This is lovely Sarah and besides I'm sure there winner is picked randomly so you never know! I only know too well the joys of toddler tantrums and motherhood joys mine are 4, 8 and 10 nothing but trouble lol! Hugs Rebekah xx

The Crystal Elephant said...

This is a very nice card, the image is coloured really well. xx

Anita said...

Sarah, this is so pretty. I love the black and white with the little touch of red!

Pat said...

Ooooh Sarah...I love this card. I just inked up a Leanne Ellis image earlier today...can't wait to color her. Your coloring is gorgeous!! Love the DPs and embellies! Thanks so much for playing in the Sugar Bowl. Pat Frank

coops said...

stunning card sarah.i love the striking colours and the image is beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Brenda Brown said...

Gorgeous card Srah, love the layers and the striking image.
Have a great weekend.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Sarah! Fab image and love the splash of colour with the black & white.

I have similar problems with my 3yr old - he will insist on getting into his car seat by himself, so I have to stand there while he climbs and wriggles and makes us late... if I end up helping him he'll have a tantrum. Little darlings eh?! Lisa x

Dawn said...

A beautiful card Sarah & you never know, if you don't enter, you can't win...lol

Jacq said...

Hi Sarah,
WOW Just Stunning !!!! Love the image you've used,the dp's, the colour scheme is striking!! Love the layout and the embellishments. Absoloute perfection with the colouring. Simply Beautiful creation Sarah.
Hugs Jacqui xxxx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sarah.I have just become a follower on your fabulous blog,thanks for your support on my new blog Wendy xx