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Saturday, 28 May 2011

Basic Grey 45 and CES 38 Challenges with a double dose of Sassiness!

Happy Saturday - hope you're happy and hope I am too!  This should post whilst I'm sunning myself with my fab M&S friends in Italy!!    It's a double card post today for the latest challenges at Basic Grey and CES challenges.

I've used a couple of the new Simply Sassy images released recently and this one is Boho Chic and I thought she was perfect for our Shabby Chic theme for the Basic Grey challenge this time around.  I've coloured her with my PMs and Copiscs and then used paper from the Basic Grey Curio pad.  I was sort of trying to make the embossed layers behind her look like clouds and the sun-  hhmmm - but it looks pretty anyway!

This is the first time that I've used this cut- out word from the Tim Holtz Movers and Shapers range - love them!!

I've coloured the seam binding with my Promarkers to get the colour I wanted and the flowers are from a mixture of places including Crafty Emma's and Wild Orchid.
Hope you can join in with us - there's the usual prize from our wonderful sponsor, Simon Says - a $25 dollar voucher for their store.
Simon Says Stamp $25 Credit Voucher

Check out the awesome creations from the BG DT girlies - you will not be disappointed!!

Onto my CES card where the challenge for this week is embossing as set by the uber talented Jane at CES. 

Another sassy, this time Vintage chic, and again coloured with my PMs and a touch of Copics! I embossed the edge of my nestie die when I cut her out and then left her in the frame while I dusted some distress ink around her - used my fab  bristtle brushes for this as I did for the BG card above - using them more and more now.

 I then embossed the panel at the top with this with this rose design and again dusted with distress ink!  The papers are Webster's Pages and the lace is Webster's Trim - all bought from Emma's fab store!  You can also get the flower and pins from there.
Another Tim Holtz Word - and there you have it! 

Emma is offering a £10 voucher to spend in her store so hope you can join us. 

 The truly lovely ladies at CES have made some truly lovely DT cards, so go and show them some love!!
Have a wonderful weekend! 


Faye said...

Hello my lovely. Well, you've done it again. You've completely blown me away with your fab and gorgeous work, with A.Mazing colouring. You rock! Have a great weekend. xxx

Jane said...

WOAH! These are simply stunning...what more can I say xxx

Lee said...

Hope you and your friends are having a GREAT TIME.Your cards are truly magical,so beautiful,love them.xx

Sue said...

Hi Hun
wowzer two stunning cards, i luv the cut out words, awesome colour work, beautiful embelies & papers, lovely design, have lovely weekend hun, sue,x

Jennifer said...

Both stunning work Julie! Amazing! Have a great weekend! xx Jenny xx

Riet said...

So beautiful cards Julie,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Donna said...

Stunning cards Julie...your attention to detail is amazing and so is your colouring :) Donna x

coops said...

2 absolutely cracking cards julie.i love these new sassy stamps and your colours, designs and details are em both :D

xx coops xx

Milliesmarvels said...

This is gorgeous Julie! I am addicted to the Simply Sassy images at the moment, I have been so inspired by your creations with them I just had to get some!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Both just fab hun, love the images & those TH words are perfect!
hugs shell xx

Fluffles said...

Really beautiful. So love all the colours, Perfect. Jx

elske said...

Love your cards!!!
greetings elske

Jill said...

gorgeous card Julie love the image and your colouring, so sorry I'm behind with leaving comments it's just been a really bad couple of weeks hugs Jill xxx

Laura said...

WOW darling these are both absolutely stunning xxxx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie hope you are having a fantastic time hun.
These cards are stunning absolutely amazing my fave is the one for basic grey I love the design, layout I love everything.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

jules said...

wow Julie what stunning cards!!!!love em!

MIE(Mieko) said...

Beautiful card! Love the cut-out word form TH.hugs Mieko xx

Kathleen said...

lovely shaped card jules.
kathleen mc xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Like you...I've missed an awful lot of makes. Sorry! These two are superb. Love the shape of the first one. Two beautiful images, brilliant blooms and wow, those cut out letter thingies do look wonderful! Beautiful colouring, Julie. Amazing! Hugs, Lesley