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Sunday, 12 August 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 126

This week at One Stitch at a Time, it's that easiest of all challenges: Anything Goes!

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This week, I got to work with an image from the selection at Lil Diva called Woodland Scene which is available at the Stitchy Bear shop and as part of the collection above.



The image is gorgeous, and doesn't need a lot of work - in fact I could have left it as I printed it, but I thought I'd try out something a little different. I dabbed some Distress Ink onto the image using an Ink Duster brush. That gives quite a subtle effect. I started with Mustard Seed in the centre, shading to Wild Honey and finishing with a bit of Fired Brick towards the outside. The paper is from Papermania, and I finished with some pretty metallic gold ribbon and some sticky gems which I coloured with Promarker.

Hope you can join us this week.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Papertake Weekly where anything goes,
Emerald Faeries where they want bling,
Crafts and Me where they want us to use a digi,
Papercrafting Journey where anything goes,
Willow Sketchie where they have a sketch (which I haven't followed) and a colour theme (red, orange, yellow) which I have!
Avadares where it's 'Anything for August',
Crafty Catz where anything goes,
Our Craft Lounge where anything goes,
Simply Create where anything goes,

27 comments:

Choccy said...

Josephine .. This card is gorgeous I love how everything is perfect for one another !!

Choccy xx

Made by Mandy said...

The colouring on this image is amazing, just like the dappled sunlight coming through the trees on an Autumn walk in the woods last year. Truly gorgeous :)

Love Mandy xxx

Jac said...

WOW stunning card, love how you coloured the amazing image, thanks for joining us at the Emerald Faeries Challenge this fortnight.

Teresa Arsenault said...

Wow. This is spectacular. I love that ribbon and I want to walk right into the forest scene.
Thanks for playing at Avadares Challenge Blog this month.
Blessing hugs,
Teresa

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Such a wonderful card. Love the DP and that ribbon is totally stunning!

Rose said...

Josephine, your woodland scene looks fabulous on this beautifully shaded card. It's a pleasure to see your stunning work. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's Use a Digi challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

craftygranny said...

Thatimage is stunning and i love the ribbon you used.

Hugs trisha x

Nikki Byrne said...

stunning card! Fellow OSAAT buddie Nikki xxx

cotnob said...

Great card Josephine, I love your rich backing paper.
Thank you for joining us at Willow Sketchie this week.
Pauline
x

CraftyGirl said...

Josephine this is just breathtaking. You have done a spectacular job.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl

Inkypinkydelights said...

Lovely card Jospehine! Have a lovely week ahead! Judy x

Margaret said...

Oh how enticing you made that forest look. That ribbon is fantastic. Thanks for joing us at Avadares for this challenge.

Margaret
Avadares DT

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Beautiful Card! I love the ribbon and pearls. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Simply Create Too Challenge#19 DT AJ~

NGCARDS said...

A lovely creation hun! Thanks for playing along at PTW! xxx

Kellylouj said...

A great card, thanks for sharing at WIllow Sketchie challenge this week.

Kelly x

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card...love the warm coloured papers....very stylish....thanks for playing with Willow Sketchie!
xxx Margreet

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh this is fab, the subtle colours look great hun!

Thank you for sharing with us at Emerald Faeries, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

craftybunny said...

You've coloured the image so beautifully.Just like an Autumn walk in the woods.Love the rich papers and embellishments.Thanks for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Eret said...

It's stunning! The image looks perfect with your inking and your pattern paper. Thank you so much for sharing your card with us at The Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog. Hope to see you back again :)
Hugs, Eret

Bea und Doreen said...

fabby card Josephine.
Big hugs
Doreen xx

Berni Cuttino said...

Beautiful scene, awesome is the word that comes to mind. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Avadares. Look forward to seeing you next month.
Berni,DT

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi Josephine, Great card, love the colours you have gone for, Thanks for playing on Willow Sketchie This week, Hazelxox

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Josephine: Glad you joined us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #19 - "Anything Goes". Your card is wonderful and I love your stamp! Our new challenge starts this coming Friday--hope to see your entries

Diane
Simply Create Too Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

NanaConnie said...

Love the way you added winter sunshine to the image, Josephine! So very effective. Thanks for playing in the Avadares challenge. I hope you're going to be able to play each month. :-D
NanaConnie DT

carol said...

Hi Fab card, thanks for playing along with our challenge this week at CRAFTY CATZ, x carol

Cumbrianlass said...

Very beautiful and full of atmosphere love the background paper
Janet

Barbara said...

wunderschön, dein BlingBling.. schön, machst du bei EMG Challenge mit.. liebe Grüsse Barbara

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