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Saturday, 17 March 2012

Eeeek - Colouring on Kraft!!

Morning and a happy Saturday to you!  I've been so busy this week, with work and then stuff in the evening that I've not been around much - I'm going to make up for it this weekend!!
My card today is for new challenges at both CES Challenges - Kolouring on Kraft - and Basic Grey Challenges - Mother's Day/Something Girlie.  Well girlie I can do, but colouring on Kraft - goodness it gave me hot flushes just thinking about it ( and I have enough of those on  a daily basis, thanks very much!).  Still, that's why they call these things Challenges so I had a go and here is my first ever card, and do you know, I'm quite pleased!  Just goes to show, that you should give these things a try!

I've used a beautiful new stamp from Crafts and Me, ( got me a few recently!!) and have coloured her with my Pro and Flexmarkers.  My papers are Basic Grey, Indie Bloom - don't think I need to use too much pattern as the image is glorious all by herself!  Crafty Emma's Store stocks these papers, along with some of the flowers, the Cat's Life Press Sentiment. the little wooden, patterned button, black pearl (on the sentiment) and the card blank!

I've used that new favourite corner punch again and also a Martha Stewart border loop punch which I then proceeded to cover most of it up with my image and sentiment! The organza ribbon is from my stash and looks lovely in real life, but seems to look more like a shadow in my pic!

Hope you can join in either or both of the challenges.  At CES Challenges, Emma is giving one lucky winner a £10 voucher to spend in her store , and funnily enough the lovely postie has just dropped off two gorgeous new Prima pads from Emma's - Meadow Lark and Nature Garden - yum! 


 You can see them here along with all the other new papers and goodies Emma has in store

At Basic Grey, we're being sponsorsed by our regular fortnightly sponsor, the marvellous Simon Says Stamp, who have their usual fantastic offering of a $25 dollar voucher to spend in their online store.

Simon Says Stamp $25 Credit Voucher



Of course, both teams have made some gorgeous makes for the challenges - you can check out the CES Challenge girls' here and the Basic Grey girls here - fabulous stuff!!
I'm also entering my card into the Crafts and Me challenge which asks for  Circles somewhere on your card.

Off to get dressed now - catch you later!

25 comments:

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is just gorgeous hun, love the image, she's fab!

Have a great weekend
hugs shell xx

jules said...

Hi Julie, wow! stunning card! you did a great job im to scared to use Kraft! but hey i may have a go later!

Laura said...

Hey cyber aunty to be :) stunning card !!!! your colouring on kraft is amazing and I love your layout and embellies xxx

Vicky said...

So beautiful Julie...and fabulous colouring too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Julie.

Hugs Riet.xx

Daniele said...

this is gorgeous Julie, love your colouring the hair looks amazing
have a lovely weekend
hugs

Sheena said...

Fab image! Love the colours and your colouring is perfect! Sheena xx

Claire said...

Stunning card hun, you've done a great job of colouring on the Kraft card. Hugs, Claire x

Donna said...

You've every reason to be pleased with this card Julie, it's gorgeous and your colouring is amazing. I love the black mat with the orange...stunning! :) Donna x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is sooooo gorgeous you should def colour on kraft more often cus this looks fabulous & the image I love its one of my faves.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

NEEDLEWINGS said...

This is so beautiful and I love the colors! Just had to join your blog!

pop over if you would like to get in on my give away.

June said...

Wow this is stunning! Your coloring is fab and I love all the details and bright colors!
Hugs, June

coops said...

so stunning julie.i love your colouring on the kraft and really gorgeous colours and design :D

xx coops xx

karen said...

oh so has the WOW factor, have a fab weekend, hugs,Karenx

CraftyC said...

You've done a grand job there Julie. She looks gorgeous and your card is beautiful
Clairex

Renkata said...

Fantastic card.

Lou said...

Hi! really gorgeous card Julie,such a pretty image and Wow!! clever you to colour on Kraft-not had a go yet!
Hope you have had a lovely day?
thanks so much for your lovely comment too :))))
hugs Lou.xxx

Jacqui P said...

wow this is beautiful!! seriously your first time colouring on kraft?!?!!? it's perfect hun!! I have tried a few times but... the the least said the better!!! ;)
Hugs
Jacqui xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

And pleased you should be!!! FABULOUS job, Julie! Brilliant colouring. Great colour choices too! This card is excellent! Hugs, Lesley

June Nelson said...

Morning Julie, dont know what the EEK! is for I think this is beautiful andyou have done a wonderful job on kraft xxxxxxxxxxx

Jill said...

ohh Julie this is gorgeous love your new stamp and wow the colouring on the kraft card looks amazing I must give this a try hugs Jill xx

crafty amy said...

Wow this is beautiful and you have made me want to have a go at colouring on kraft as well :D Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.

Hugs

Amy xx

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Louise said...

Well done Julie your card looks fabulous
Hugs louise xx

sarah-Jane said...

Beautiful, love your colouring.
Sarah-Jane xx

MIE(Mieko) said...

Gorgeous card! Your coloring is so beautiful! Hugs Mieko xx