Monday, 19 October 2009

Just Magnolia, Simon Says Stamp and Stamp Something challenges

Gee whiz you must all have been really busy over the weekend! Is it just me or are there tumbleweeds rolling in blogland the last few days?? I myself made quite a few cards over the weekend but wasn't happy with any of them. My mojo seems to be hiding somewhere, I hope I find it soon! This card I made today and even though my comfort zone was stretching to bursting point with the colours I'm happier with this card than any I made at the weekend! This is for three challenges. Just Magnolia who stretched my comfort zone with their fab challenge of bright and zingy, I can safely say this is bright and zingy LOL! Simon Says Stamp challenge to Domi's gorgeous sketch, thank you Domi I love your sketch! and last but not least Stamp Something challenge to use bling! I have a huge thank you to say to Stamp Something, I was so thrilled to find out I had been chosen as one of the top 5 stampers in last weeks challenge!!!

I have used the gorgeous Tilda with roses and coloured her with copics in colours to match the bright, zingy paper. As I don't normally use these sort of colours I didn't have a distress ink to match to ink around the edges so instead I have stamped a dotty swirl stamp in grey and covered the swirls in stickles. I can't get them to shine much on the photo it is so grey and miserable here today!

The flowers are a mixture of retro punched from the pink paper and the roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts, and they have been sprayed with glimmer mist for more bling! I used my precious doiley lace punch too and added some gorgeous pink ribbon that I think I actually cut out of a top (you know those hanging bits they put in LOL).

The sentiment I have written myself and covered it in stickles to carry on the bling theme.

Hope you like it and thanks for looking! x


Di said...

Oh Jane you made me laugh with the tumbleweed joke!! i must admit this really is out of your comfort zone but its still fantastic!! i love Tilda and the swirls in the background, its wonderful!!
Hugs Di xxx
p.s thanx for helping me out with the labels, but i havent got around to doing it yet!

Timcsoca said...

Beautiful card! Gorgeous the colours and wonderful the image!

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge!:)

Tímea and DT

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my goodness this is so stunningly beautiful Jane!
kim x

Juls said...

so sweet! great image..Love those papers, I think I have them...I must dig them out!! Love your flowers too! such a great card!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card :-) I love this Tilda and the papers and embellies look perfect ! I love all the bling too :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols and the DT x

Julie said...

Wonderful, wonderful card!

Bev said...

Totally stunning card sweetie, wow the detail is superb!!! Can you please pop across to my blog, there is something waiting there for you!! xx

Donalda said...

This is just beautiful dear. SO much detail and such gorgeous coloring dear. Thanks for joining us this week at JM

Giovana said...

WOW!!! Lovely! The colors and design are great.
Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something Challenge this week.
God bless

Stephanie said...

Oh Jane, what a beautiful card - I wish I could make beautiful cards like this!! Hugs, Steph xxx

CraftyC said...

Stunning card Jane, very pretty!

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, adorable Tilda and wonderful flowers and colours.

Georgia said...

This is beautiful Jane! I love this gorgeous colour scheme and the roses look sooo pretty! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Mina said...

fabulous card Jane those colours are perfect for the challenge, so bright and beautiful...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
Mina xxx

~Denise Lynn~ said...

This is just lovely! Fabulous papers and colors. Love the image too. Thanks for joining in with us at Just Magnolia this week! :)