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Monday, 31 January 2011

My first card for Sketch N Stash - Challenge No 54

Time  to show you my very first DT card for the Sketch N Stash Challenge Blog!!  It's been great getting know the lovely ladies there for the last couple of weeks, and they have been such a welcoming, friendly bunch so I feel really at home there with them!

The sketch for this week's challenge has been set by the gorgeous Vicky and here it is:


We have two sponsors for this fortnight's challenge, Kenny K and Meljen!


Meljen Designs

I used this gorgeous Kenny image for my card, although some of the DT at Sketch N Stash have made cards using both designers!! Some fab inspiration there so pop on over and have look.

Very few embellies from me but I felt the image was so strong, the papers too, so not much embellishment was required. This is the first time I've coloured a KK girlie image (with my Promarkers) and I loved her!! Can't remember the maker of the papers, they were in a bargain bin somewhere- but the grungy feel to them is perfect for this little lady  but they have definitely been neglected by me. The Goody Two Shoes badge was cut from Pink Paisley Old School Papers and the spotty paper came from there too -  a far more recent purchase from Crafty Emma's!


Have fun with this great sketch - looking forward to seeing your makes with it!!

28 comments:

Faye said...

Hiya Julie. This is one funky card. You are right, it doesn't need too much embellsihing because of the fab strong colours and awesome colouring. Have a great week. xxx

Chrissie said...

Gorgeous Julie and these papers and colour palette work perfectly with this sassy girl!
lol Chrissie xx

heidy said...

Awesome card Julie!!
Love the colours you used.
Hugs Heidy

Jackie said...

Fabulous card Julie, and so right in saying the card didnt need anymore embellies.... this is one striking card. well done hun .. Jackie xxx

Andie's Space said...

Hi Julie,
How you doing?!! What a fab & funky colour scheme you've chosen for this fantastic card. You're rockin' out, babe!!
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

*Vicki* said...

Julie, your really rocked this layout girl!! Your card is just gorgeous and I adore these fun images!! Great coloring girl!! TFS!! HUGS

Autumn said...

This is fantastic! Beautiful coloring and I love the color scheme!
xxAutumn

Kathleen said...

yet another beauty!
love it!

there's an award for you over on my blog here.

kathleen mc xx

Eisbärin said...

Loving this one! Really striking and I love me some sketch layouts! :-) Maybe I'll try my hand on this one, too! Thanks for sharing your great skills with us!
Love, Alex

Vixx handmade cards said...

Just fabulous Julie and you made such a gorgeous card with my sketch.
Love those dp's too hun and your colouring is just amazing :o)

Hugs Vicky xx

Vicky said...

WOW....Julie this is blinking awesome I so love KK they are fab I love their new releases but I was good & only brought 4 lol. You dont need any bellies on here shug its perfect the way it is I really do love this....perfect!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx
P.S Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog it brought tears to my eyes hun mmwah you are fabulous.

coops said...

oh wow!! super sassy card julie.the image is fantastic and i love your fab deep colours :D

xx coops xx

Mina said...

wow Julie those colours are amazing together and perfect with this fab KK image...thank you so much for my stunning Birthday card, wow its amazing
Mina xxx

Daniele said...

Lovin' your card the background papers and colours are lush
hugs

Carole of Brum said...

Ooh Julie, those colours are so eyecatching and gorgeous, love the funky look and the badge too. CoB

Grenouille Greetings said...

Now THIS is a Julie card even though it doesn't have flowers or ribbons. The papers are divine - so warm and rich - and the image is coloured to perfection! Love the hinges and the sparkly bits (can't tell if they are candy or brads) and the little folded over corner. It's brilliant! Love Lesley

debby4000 said...

Oh gorgeous Julie, fabulous image and colours.
luv
Debby

Jill said...

gorgeous card julie love those papers and your colouring is wonderful hugs Jill xx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Julie,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

louise said...

Stunning card Julie the papers are great and go so well with the image.
Louise xx

Sue said...

Hi Julie, wow your card is stunning and such gorgeous colours too:)

sue
xx

Anja's KortKreasjoner said...

Hi sweet Julie, congrats with the new DT spot :) Just love this card, such an artwork! Love your colouring :)
Hugs, Anja

Andie's Space said...

Hi Julie,
Me again! Just wanted to let you know there is an award for you on my blog, because I think you're fab!
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Faerielore said...

WOW sis this is amazing !!!! FAB image and the colouring is awesome, love the bright bold papers there gorgeous xxxxx

Deb said...

such a gorgeous card Julie, love the image, I have her on my desk waiting to be coloured too! Love the turned back corner! hugs Debx

Crafty Chris said...

Hi julie Thanks for your lovely comment just not enough hours in the day recently, well done on your DT at sketch and stash, I was over there tonight having a look at the sketch, give it a go over the weekend, your card is beautiful love the dark colours and the image is coloured beautifully.
Chris x

kay said...

fab funky card,x

Emma said...

Oh wow such a gorgeous card, love the colours.
Hugs Emma x