Friday, 6 February 2009

Dream Big - Just Christmas & Birthday Cards Sketch 17

I'm continuing to play with my Leanne Ellis Sugar Nellie stamps, here's a card using a soft, wintry palette. This card is following a very pretty sketch from Just Christmas & Birthday Cards, by Janina.
The image is coloured with H20s and Art Quest watercolours and matted onto a Glimmer Misted scrap. The sentiment is the middle of a large circular stamp. It was stamped onto the same watercolour paper as the image but it looked a little stark, so I used chalk ink over the stamping which I like better.

The background paper is My Mind's Eye, from the Stamp Attic and the little iridescent gems are by Papermania. The yarn is a space dyed wool that I bought when I was into braiding, it is tied in the middle with beading wire that has a butterfly bead and a couple of seed beads on each end. I was going to leave the wire loose but I thought it was a little sharp and I threaded it through so it is secured between the paper and the card, in the interests of Elf and Safety :)


  1. Gorgeous card!!
    Great papers and cute image.
    thanks for joining the JCBC this week.

    xoxo karin

  2. Wonderful Card! Great Take on the Sketch!

    Thanks for joinung us this week!

    Hugs Tanja
    (JCBC Team)

  3. Gorgeous card! I love the sweet image.
    Hugs, Vanja

  4. Oooh I love the card!! Great paper too !

  5. wow~ She is really lovely and I really like those butterflies too!


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