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Tuesday, 11 October 2011

And another one!

I'm never quite sure about putting cards for more than one challenge in one post, so here is another post with another card for another challenge!  This time it's the Sugar Bowl.

I also wanted to say thank you, ladies, for the amazing quickness that my prize arrived after I won the other week.  It was here within a few days, and will be inking them up very soon.

But this time I will spare you the waffle, after all what's happened in the last 5 mins?  Not a lot!!

But I do have to waffle, it's me!  Do you ever colour an image, love it but then add it to a card and not be entirely sure about the end effect?  Well that's this one, I love the image (did I mention I love my Flexmarkers?) and I'm quite happy with the colouring this time, but when I put the whole together I wasn't sure.

So card:
Front shot:

Detail shot:

Card details:

Image is a Sugar Nellie from Funky Kits - Leanne Ellis; Wild Rose (an all time favourite of mine).  Coloured with my Promarkers and Flexmarkers (have I said I love my Flexmarkers, no?  I love my Flexmarkers!).
The papers are Basic Grey - Sultry.
The piece of twilly ribbony stuff was in my box and I've no idea where it came from!
Touch of stickles on the rose.
Craftwork Cards card blank - I've seen these loads on Vicky's blog and finally gave in and got some. They are a wonderful shape, aren't they.

This is the last card tonight, I do have another one but I don't think I'll have time to blog again tonight.  So see yas tomorrow!

Sarah

Challenge is: The Sugar Bowl - Challenge 69; Gail's sketch and optional photo inspiration.  I've taken the green of the kitchen (which by the way is wonderful!) as inspiration.


11 comments:

Eskimo Frosting said...

I really like this card. I dont know why you are not happy it's very pretty.

Jayne
x

sarah-Jane said...

Another great card Sarah. xx

Vicky said...

Just so pretty Sarah....and I'm so pleased you got some of these gorgeous cards too... :o)

have a super evening....hugs Vicky xx

Faye said...

I'm glad you plonked this image on this card, because it's gorgeous. (I always plonk and regret). xxx
P.S. They're here...

craftymonster81 said...

This is fab, lovely image and gorgeous colours, love it, I think it has a slightly mysterious look to it
Lindsay xx

Rebekah said...

This is fab Sarah I love the image and the card. I know what you mean though I still rip cards apart when they don't meet my expectations! Hugs Rebekah xx

Anita said...

This is so pretty Sarah. Your coloring looks beautiful and I really like the dp.

coops said...

another fabulous card sarah.i really love your pretty papers and soft colours and the image is gorgeous ;D
oh i love my flexmarkers too :D

xx coops xx

Wendy said...

It's gorgeous Sarah,love the image and your beautiful papers,love my flexmarkers too.
Wendy xx

Christine L said...

Beautiful card Sarah,,, love that image and your colouring is superb. I bought some fleximarkers on Saturday... not sure of them yet, they're very very pale!
Hugs
Christine x

Daniele said...

Sarah this is sooooo sweet, I love the pretty floral papers that you've used,a lovely image
hugs