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Sunday, June 3, 2012

Favourite Embellishment?

This is the challenge set at

this month!

For me, this was so difficult! I have so many different things I love as embellishments! I had to chose two or three and go with that, although I snuck in an extra one towards the end!

3rd June 2012 - 25th June 2012

Challenge #24


Sponsor - Kitty Lane Stamps

Contact details – Fay email
Prize Package 

Is this gorgeous package of goodies.

 Sponsor Blurb - Universal Printers have been making commercial stamps for many years, and the Kitty-lane Craft Stamp brand was established during 2009 and is well known for supplying interesting and crisply detailed images for stamping decorative card and scrapbooking.
Kitty-lane stamps are EZ foam mounted for use with acrylic blocks, saving much needed room in the craft area.  Kitty-lane stamps are manufactured in our factory using vulcanised gum rubber.  All images are trimmed closely with open areas cut away.

My favourite embellishments include luscious papers,  dreamy ribbons and gorgeous stamps coloured up with the trusty copics!

The Kitty Lane stamp I have used here is called Pretty Woman, and I love it!  I have coloured her up using a number of different mediums to try her out and see what looked the best but this one using Copics suited what I had in mind for this card best.  I have fussy cut her out up the right hand side and across the top of the wall. She has been stamped in Memento Paris Dusk. I then glued her to the card front over a piece of DP before adding the flowers. The card blank was folded into three and cut as shown, with three panels covered with DP and one with plain card.

The roses are Kaiser ribbon roses - they are so fabulous! The fantastic papers are from Basic Grey - Out of Print. They just suited this scheme so well! Both sentiments are from Verve, and are stamped with Momento PD, and the first one was stamped onto a piece of SU Whisper White card which had had a Verve Notepad image stamped in Momento Desert Sand on it  and cut out. The little Annabelle Stamps pearls were added after they had been coloured with the copic to match.

A Die-namics oval 1 and 2 were used to cut the shapes for the second sentiments in SU Calypso Coral and Night of Navy, and the middle panel used SU CC also. The card blank is SU NN also. There is another small pearl on the hat!

I will enter this in the following challenges:
Two Sisters - Inside Out
Drunken Stampers - What's your Angle?
Pixie Dust - Summer
Diva's by Design - Anything Goes


marion said...

Looks awesome, love the colours you've choosen. Hugs, Marion

SuzanneK said...

Wow Susan this is stunning, love the shape, colours, love it all and I bet Fay will too. Hugz Suzanne

Sue W said...

Beautiful card Susan! Love these colours together and your chosen image is a beauty!

mags said...

Gorgeous card Susan. Love the image and the lovely papers and colours used. Great job.

Merry said...

Such a lovely style of card...wonderful papers and colouring. Love those soft.

Rebekah said...

Superb thanks for playing at Divas hugs Rebekah xx

Donna said...

Great card!
Thanks for playing along with the "So what's your angle" challenge at Drunken Stampers this week!

Joynana said...

Love your card the shape and the image. Thanks for joining us for 2 Sisters inside and out challenge.

Suzanne Bier said...

Great take on our triangle challenge, Susan! Your card is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us this week at Drunken Stampers! :)

Sue said...

This is fabulous Susan, those roses are stunning and go so well with your colour scheme x