Sunday, 15 April 2012

I've done a challenge

First time in absolutely ages - quite possibly a year in fact!  I realised yesterday that I still hadn't opened the new dies and stamps that I bought at the NEC last month so I got out my craft table in the lounge, whilst the rest of the family were watching Moonraker I thought I would do some papercrafting.  I got out all my bits and pieces and then sat there completely flummoxed (happens far too often at the moment!) and my mind went blank so I went online and looked through some of the challenges on my challenge page and went for a sketch from Sketch Saturday:
Here is my take on their sketch.  I used a book page, Sizzix doily die (my new purchase!), sizzix circle, T!ms butterfly kraft cardstock which I coloured with Vintage Photo distress stain, ribbons, T!ms butterfly mover and shaker die, script stamp, Indigo Blu grass and dandelion leaves stamps (another new purchase), the sentiment is by Whimsy Stamps from their Birthday Letter Seals collection.  The inks I used on this card are Crushed Olive, Ripe Persimmon, Vintage Photo and Tea Dye.
I would like to enter it into the following challenges:

Sketch Saturday for the sketch
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes

and then as I sat there the film still hadn't finished and my mojo had started flowing slightly I actually did two more cards albeit the same but in different colour schemes:

here I used Broken China, Tumbled Glass, Vintage Photo and Crushed Olive inkpads.


and for this one I used Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Vintage Photo and Crushed Olive ink pads.

So I am happy today that I have a little stockpile of cards for those birthdays that creep up on me when I have no mojo!

Thanks for looking - Happy Crafter from Solihull

5 comments:

Missus Wookie said...

I love having a stash of cards for those events that creep up on you! Lovely layering :)

Susan Flynn said...

You have made a lovely card! I've still got stuff from the NEC still in the carrier bags lol!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh I love them all, Its amazing the effects you get with the different colours, Thanks for playing along on MAWTT this week, Love HAzelxox

Mau xx said...

What gorgeous colours and love all the detail.
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Mau xx

Pami said...

What a wonderful selection of cards, its great to do a few when you are on a roll! Love the vintage feel with the lace and distressing. Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x