Thursday, 9 July 2009

Stampin' for the Weekend - double or nothing

This week Stampin' for the Weekend gave a choice of two sketches; I chose to use Donna's pretty sketch with the flower arrangement.

I used my new Gorjuss Girl from Sugar Nellie and coloured her with Promarkers and Copics. The sentiment is an Elusive Images one stamped onto heavyweight vellum with black Brilliance ink. It's tucked under the papers at one side and left free the other side. The papers are all K&K and I used a new punch that I bought at Newbury Art Stamps for the lacy border.

I don't have one of the lovely punches to makes ferns/leaves, I was drooling over them last week and couldn't justify the cost. But I had a brainwave: my friend Marion who isn't cardmaking at the moment lent my a lot of her stash, including a punch of a Halloween tree. The branches, trimmed down, make great leaves! One less thing to spend money on... The flowers are a mix of plain white coloured with the Promarkers and ones cut out with punches. I've used pearl gems for the centres. I love the new Sugar Nellie and I do like the card, it took a lot of thinknig about though :). With the pinks and purples I've used I'm going to send it to my PostPal.


  1. Such a lovely card Anne, love your papers you've used, and of course the wee Gorjuss girl looks so cute. The flowers match perfectly with the papers, and those tree branches look great behind the flowers. You've done a lovely job using my sketch.
    Thank you for participating in the "Stampin' for the Weekend" challenge this week.. Good luck and we hope you'll continue to join in on the challenges on a weekly basis. Have a wonderful day.
    Donna xx

  2. Beautiful colours, I love your flower arrangement. Your papers are lovely. Great colouring on your little Gorjuss Girl and the lattice border is fab!

    Thank you for playing along this week at "Stampin' for the Weekend'. We hope you had fun playing and that you join us again next week. Good Luck.

    Kimmi x

  3. Beauiful card, Anne! The papers are gorgeous and I love the cute SN image. The flowers and the leaves are fabulous.I don't have a punch, so I make my own leaves. :) Great take on Donna's sketch!

    Thank you for joining us at SFTW and good luck! We hope you'll join us again next week. :)

  4. Brilliant idea for the leaves or should I say branches lol. Brilliant card I love the bright colours.
    Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

    X Amy X

  5. This is SO pretty! This is a great layout, and you did an amazing job with it. I love your card!


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