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Sunday, 30 January 2011

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 47 (Post 1)

This week on One Stitch at a Time, we're sponsored by Make it Crafty who are offering a prize to the lucky winner. The challlenge this time is to be inspired by this photo, or if that doesn't work, go for a good luck wish.
And this week, we're spotlighting one of the artists at Stitchy Stamps - Hope Jacare whose image 'Art Nouveau Vase 2' I used this week.
I love this style of image. I've had no formal training in anything artistic and really don't know much about artists and designers, but I've always loved this style. Hope Jacare has several images in this range, so if you share my love, go and check them out!

It's coloured with Promarkers, and I inked the background with Versacolor ink. The backing paper is my own, using colours close to those in the image. The border uses a Spellbinders Borderability die, and I've finished it with some sticky gems coloured with Promarkers to match.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Everybody Art Challenge who'd like to see 'Our Favourite Thing' - this is my favourite design style.

Kaboodle Doodles who want us to 'Bling it Up' (I think that row of gems qualifies!)
Paper Minutes who want to see flowers
Crafts and Me who want 'monochrome'
Crafty Sentiments who want our favourite things. (Mine are Mackintosh-style images, promarkers and sparkly gems!)
Do You Stack Up who want patterned paper.
Some Odd Girl who want scallops

22 comments:

laney said...

Gorgeous card Josephine!!!
hugs
laney

Jo said...

What a lovely card! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at DYSU! Hope to see you next time!

Dawn said...

Lovely card hon.

Claire Phillips said...

Gorgeous Autumnal colour Josephine, it all works so well. I was fortunate enough to train at Glasgow School of Art so was often surrounded by CRM's work and other Art Nouveau designers. Cheers and thanks for a lovely project.....Claire x

Jayne said...

Another beauty Josephine, the paper and colours are awesome.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun, love the colours!
Hugs shell xx

WencheP said...

Beautiful card, wonderful colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

WencheP said...

Beautiful card, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

princesskitten said...

wow - that's different

kittens DYSU team

**Farrah** said...

Wonderful card!! I agree, that image is so cool!
Thanks for playing at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck!
Farrah

Miranda said...

very pretty and elegant, great image indeed
thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week

hugs
Miranda

Marjo said...

Very classy and elegant Josephine. Wonderful color!

Hugs, Marjo

Jill said...

What a great card, just love that image! Thanks for playing along with Kaboodle Doodles this week. Jill

A.J. said...

Love this card and it is a great image - I love the CRM style of roses.

Crafty Creations by AJ
Amanda

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is gorjuss and I too love Rennie Mackintosh style so big thumbs up. Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments Hazelxoxo

gina g said...

This is gorgeous i love the image and the colour is fab. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me for our Monochrome challenge. luv gina xx

Chocolate Orange said...

Another gorgeous card Josephine.

Choccy xx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love the colours too.
luv
Debby

Janna said...

Hi Josephine, thanks so much for sharing your lovely patterned paper project with us at DYSU! Janna

Kati said...

wonderful flowers!

Vicky said...

Fabulous card I love the image it looks great.
Thank you for joining us girlies at Crafts & Me, good luck.

Hugs Vicky xx

Jac said...

Stunning card, love that image and it works so well with those colours, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

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