Saturday, 26 September 2009

Lotsa Pics & A Trio Of Challenges :)

I realised that I haven't done too many challenges for a couple of weeks cos time has run away with me. So today I managed to find a couple of crafty hours and I've done a couple of cards.

The first card is for 2 challenges - Just Magnolia which is a colour combi challenge, namely pink, grey and optional black. Well say no more, cos they are just my kind of colours :)

I combined this with the really lovely sketch by Heather over at Truly Scrumptious ....

... and this is what I did.

Tilda was coloured with the old PMs - they've had a little rest and now it's back to work for them!!! And there's a bit of Glamour Dust sprinkled about as well. I used Classic Circle Nestabiliities for the image base.

You can get them as well as Pro Markers and Miss Tilda and her pals over at Dies To Die For. And there is a fab offer on for the new PM colours (which, shock horror, I haven't yet got, so I for one have got to investigate this one lolxxx)

I punched the flowers (they were being lippy lol xxx) and used buttons and Craftwork Cards Card Candy for the middles.

All the papers are Pink Petticoat - Mini Little Big Dots, Stripes, and the grey with teeny black dots is black dots from Bloomin Doodles which was then over printed with a silver solid.

Is it my eyes or is this pic a bit fuzzy ????

Ahh that's better.

Here's the arty farty angle shot which doesn't show the dimensions too well but there is some there cos I don't really like 'flat'.

So that's the first card.

And here's the second.

I just LOVE this image - she is so sweet and she's all kitted out in her Christmas clothes. She is Milly on her Reindeer and she is one of the gorgeous Christmas stamps by the fabbytastic Janet at Pink Gem.

Not only is she available, but there are some new stamps on sale today so nip over and check it all out cos they are FAB :)

So this is the card I did using the gorge sketch over at Sketch And Stash which has been done by Tanja. I coloured Milly with PMs and I also did the snow thing again with some Flower Soft. I think it looks fab - just like crunchy snow :)

The red checked papers is a download from Mad About Cards and the ribbon is a bit which I found in my ribbon box and I added 3 bells which really 'tinkle' I THINK I got them from Creative Pastimes but I wouldn't swear to it.

And that's me card.

No matter how hard I try, I just cannot get the photo editing right when I use red and green. If anyone else has had this prob and knows how to resolve it, please please pretty please tell me how to fix it, cos it drives me mad.

Well I am off cos it's SCD and XF tonight. Now I have to say that Joe Calzaghe did show signs of getting better in the group dance last night so maybe there's hope. But now I saw Ricky Whittle dance, well he is for sure going to win. Not only is he gorgeous, but he is just a brilliant dancer. And shock of the week is old Tuffers cos he was quite good I thought.

So I'm off for a nice glass of something white and nicely chilled - no not lemonade!!! Kyla has been to a party today and she's just going to bed, Emma is off out to a pary tonight so it's just me and the tricky one, who is now fully recovered from his fall, and thank you for all your nice comments re that xxx

Just like Arnie, I'll be back ............ tomorrow, cos (and I really can't believe how this week has flown), it's time for another Anyone For Anya challenge.

Have a fab Saturday night and hugs to all xxx


Sam said...

I love the way that first card coordinates - very pretty!

Julie said...

Two cute cards Dawny, the first one especially is very you.

Dawn said...

EEEEh it's been far too long since I stopped by - Wonderful cards Dawny and the papers and colouring are as gorjussss as ever...

Love your take on our sketch and the dotty paper is so yummy!

thanks for joining us on TS


Enjoy your lemonade!! Harrumph!!LOL

Victoria said...

lippy flowers - lol!

great cards Dawny, loving that first one


Jill said...

beautiful cards Dawny, I love the image and the colours you've used so gorgeous hugs Jill xx

Tracy said...

Really cute cards, colouring is superb and papers are delicious.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

bumblebee creations said...

these are both gorgoeus!!! Your papers are always sooo cool!! You have a super eye for color!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh totally wow!
Love your fabulous cards they are amazing!
Such beautiful colouring and wonderful designs!
Fabulous detail and gorgeous papers!
So glad that Richard is better phew!
kim x

jacque4u2c said...

SO GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!

Diamond Doll said...

Two fab cards Dawny,love those paper flowers.
Trish (-:

cheryl said...

wow these are amazing cards especially love the first one its just gorgoues love cheryl xxxx

Francesca said...

2 fantastic cards, both so cute


Chrissie said...

Such fabulous cards Dawny, love what you did with Becky's sketch and your colouring is wonderful. Check out those new PMs they're gorgeous (check if Joanna Sheen's offer is still on!)
Thanks for joining in with Sketch & Stash.

Jacee said...

Love both cards Dawny, fab colours on them both and I just love the flowers.

Inge said...

Hi Dawny, what a very nice Magnolia card. I like all the details en the way you used the colors. Nice blog, anyway!

Inge said...

Hello Dawny,
Nice details on the Magnolia card. I like the way you used the colors. Nice blog anyway!

Maria Therese said...

what sweet cards!!

Inge said...

Hello Dawny,
Nice Magnolia card! Nice blog anyway, love the details on you cards.

Sharon said...

These are both gorgeous Dawny, and I especially love your colouring of Tilda. Thanks for joining us at Truly Scrumptious.

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi Hun

These are two scrummy cards!!!!!
I really need to treat myself to some of those fabby flower punches they always look so fab!!!

Glad to hear Richard is feeling better hun!

Emma xxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeously yummie cards hunnie!!
Love them both :)

So missed you yesterday!! Would have been the icing on the cake meeting up with you again!
Hope you are having a fabulous weekend, speak soon..
Marlene x

Pink Blossom Creations said...

Loving your latest creations Dawny.
Hope all is well with you...
(oh new blog name by the way!!!)

hugs Caroline xx

Janet said...

Lovely cards chuck!....and I am loving the second one of cause! xx

Kath Stewart said...

yummy gorgeous both of them and oh yeah where does the time go.big hugs kath xxxxx

Becky said...

Beautiful card Dawny, I love the image, so sweet!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

Unknown said...

hiya long time me thinks,,but i is here to say as ever chuckles in the room tonite yer so funny and lovin both your superdilicious cards.....the pinks and greys my fav well it would be as my fav colours is pink and surprisingly enough greys em love em hugs sassyx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful cards you have real style! :0)