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Sunday, 5 December 2010

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 42

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're sponsored by http://www.michellesscrap.com/ who are offering a $10 voucher to the lucky winner. And the theme is Old Stash/New Stash, so that's easy, isn't it? Just let us know what's new or old that you've used, and otherwise, anything goes!

This week I was able to work with an image from Card Mad Fairy called 'Stylised Flower' (available at the Stitchy Bear shop)and this is what I came up with.

It's such a pretty, bold image, I decided to print it a bit larger than I usually would. I added the line detail in the petals and leaves by backstitching with holographic silver 'thread' after colouring the image with Promarkers in a range of pinks and reds and greens. I finished the image with a couple of large sticky gems. The background paper is from MME, as is the sentiment, and I cut the floral border with a Martha Stewart edge punch.

In terms of what's old/new, the image is new, the thread I  used is old - had it for years!

I hope you can join us this week!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges: A Crafty Little Place where 'Anything Goes',
Partytime Tuesday where 'Anything Goes' provided it's a birthday card,
Top Tip Tuesday where 'Anything Goes'

21 comments:

laney said...

WOW!! This is fabulous Josephine!! I love it and its a great image
hugs
laney

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh hun this is just gorgeous, love the sparkle that you have created with your stitching!
hugs shell xx

Jenni said...

Gorgeous Josephine, love what you've done with the flowers.
Jenni x

Chocolate Orange said...

Gorgeous Jospehine.. I do love this image its so great to colour and create with.

Choccy xx

stitchy said...

Josephine, this is just gorgeous..the sparkles are just awesome, great touch :)...

stitchy xoxox

Dawn said...

This is just so pretty, I love it, it almost pops out of the page.

Nannieflash said...

Josephine this is a gorgeous card, love those flowers and your papers. With love and hugs Shirleyx

Gemma said...

this is so pretty Josephine, love the pink colours :) x

Beebeebabs said...

Very pretty tfs!!!

Jo Davies said...

Evening Josephine, lovely flower card and great colours, really pretty! Jo xxx

Dawn said...

Such a beautiful and colorful card to share..love the colors.
Thank you for joining us this week at
TopTipTuesday
Hope to see you real soon.

Brenda Brown said...

Hi Josephine - what apretty card you have created. Love the backing paper and those gorgeous flowers.
Hope you are having a good weekend.
Take care. luv {brenda} xoxox

Marjo said...

Hi Josephine,

Love all the added details, great creation!

Hugs, Marjo

Liz said...

Very very classy card just love this
thank you

liz xx

Rebekah said...

What a pretty card Josephine, lovely colours hugs Rebekah xx

Kristie said...

What a pretty flower image! Great card. Thanks for playing along with PTT!

uksharon said...

What a cheery card and such a dull day. Love the bright colours so uplifting.
Best wishes, Sharon

Love crafts forever said...

I love this flower, and you did very nice colours. Hugs Nataliya.

Floppy Latte Designs said...

So So So pretty! Lovely Card!

Hugs,
Jess

ona_i_ja said...

Josephine, beautiful card. I love your colours and details!
Hugs
Agnieszka

Dora said...

Awww fantastic card, love those flowers, so bright and colourful xx

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