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Monday, 20 June 2011

Sketch N Stash is here again!!

This is my card for the latest challenge at Sketch N Stash, with the sketch designed by the lovely lady that is Vicky on our DT.


Loved the sketch, Vicky!!  Hope you will too as we have one of our fab regular sponsors with us and you could win four of their great images!

You'll see straight away that I've rotated the image a quarter turn, as I had this idea to do an easel card as soon as I saw the sketch!!
I've merged this gorgeous new Tilda image with the Magnolia bench which has been in my stash awhile and coloured both with my PM's. I've also done a few very light clouds with my Tumbled Glass Distress Ink and a hadn made stencil!!
The papers are K&Co which I've had for at least two years but the little die cut flower flourishes, sentiment and corners are from a K&Co die cut pack that I picked up a couple of weeks a go from HobbyCraft - they are so pretty and you get loads for your bucks!!
The large pair of roses on the bottom half are also from the set, although they look here like they are part of the paper! A few sparkly gems and that was me done!!
Thought about adding more but eldest DD said she loved it and that's saying something as she rather  dislikes images without mouths!!
Feeling a bit sorry for myself today, I've been stung by a wasp that was hiding in my towel as I got out of the bath and I now have a very large sting on my leg!!  I suffer badly when wasps sting, and have a mild systemic reaction which makes the sting area very hard, hot and very wide!!  May have to get something stronger from the Dr if the anthistamines I'm taking don't work.  Blumming things nest in some part of our eaves every year and are a real nuisance!!  This year they've chosen the bathroom eaves - so my warning to you is to shake your towel before you wrap it round you!!
Back to our challenge - hope you can join in with us and make some fab cards using Vicky's great sketch!  The DT girlies have certainly done that, so hop on over to see their beautiful and varied cards on the challenge blog.
Don't forget to tell us what is new and what has been in your stash a while! 
Thanks for stopping by!

16 comments:

Crafty Chris said...

Stunning Julie those papers are very striking and Tilda is lovely.
Chris x

Jill said...

wow Julie stunning card, love those papers and die cuts, gorgeous image too hugs Jill xx

Lou said...

Hi!Julie i totally love this,the colours/flowers are so lovely and Tilda looks gorgeous.
Pretty paper too.
hope you have had a nice day?
it has been so warm,
hugs Lou.xx

Daniele said...

this is so rich in clour and looks gorgeous, love Tida jeweled flower in her hair
hugs

Sue said...

Stunning card Julie, lovel the colours. Sue x

Jane said...

Wasps are evil!!!!! Beautiful card, lovin' that gorgeous paper xxx

Vicky said...

Brilliant Julie...and I so love waht you done with my sketch sweetie..!

hugs Vicky xx

coops said...

wow this is so beautiful julie.fab sweet tilda and i love your pretty papers and details.
aw your wasp sting sounds nasty hun, i`m allergic to their stings too :S

xx coops xx

Vicky said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the colours and the image is beautifully coloured.

Alice Wertz said...

gorgeous coloring. fabulous card, Julie!

Jackie said...

ouch on the wasp sting, hope you feeling better now. LOVE your card, and very clever take on the sketch. gorgeous . hugs J x

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Jemima's Jems said...

Hi julie, wow your card is amazing, love what you have done with the sketch and thoses papers are gorgeous

Sue
Xx

Faye said...

Wow, wow, wow, love these colours together. Every time I look at this I notice some other fabby detail. Gorgeous. xxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

This paper is sooooo you! Gorgeous shaped easel, Julie! Love how you have done the sentiment. It's perfec! Hugs, Lesley

Kathleen said...

lovely card. love the colour combo.
kathleen mc x