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Sunday, 17 March 2013

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 155

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're challenging you to leave your patterned papers in the drawer/cupboard/ or wherever you store them! And, you can go further, keeping everything in the background plain white (although that's not a requirement!)

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See the Challenge Blog for details.

I decided to get started on some Easter cards, and I chose a fabulous image from Hope Jacare called Thistle Cross. (Even better as I'm s Scot!)

I added the words in Photoshop Elements before printing, then coloured with Promarkers.

I decided I'd keep the rest (almost) white, but I did use some purple card to separate the various layers. The image is cut using a die by Nellie Snellen, and the embossing uses folders by Crafters Companion.

I hope you can join us this week.

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

Card Maniac Challenges where they want lots of layers. (I've used 6 - hope that's enough!)
Digi Makeover where the theme is Easter,
Paper Playtime where anything goes,
Without Words where the theme is Easter/Renewal,
Inkspirational Challenges where they've got some photo inspiration (I've used the colours),
Tuesday Alchemy where anything goes,
A Gem of a Challenge where the theme is Easter/spring,
Lady Anne where anything goes,
Polkadoodles where they want Easter projects,
Di's Digis where the theme is Easter/spring

22 comments:

Crafting Vicky said...

So pretty with the tad of lavender! Beautiful image!

Hazel said...

A beautiful Easter card, Josephine. Hazel x

snappy scrappy said...

So pretty!...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!

Chriss America Real said...

This is so pretty! The little bit of purple really sets off the white! I love it!

Hugs,

Your new design team sister,

Chriss
www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com

dutchess said...

great to see you playing along with us at
polka doodles and goos luck with the challenge

pinky said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.
Pinky

Claire Phillips said...

Great Easter card - sentiment is perfect with the image - love it! Cheers Claire x

Ardilla said...

This is beautiful!!!!
Thanks for playing with us this week at Digi Makeover.
Hugs,
Ardilla :)

Desire Fourie said...

This is beautiful. Lovely colours and embellishments. Everything works so well together. Thanks for sharing your talent. Good luck with the challenge. Hugs Desíre {Lady Anne's Paper Crafts DT Member} {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Mynn xx said...

Gorgeous work, Josephine! Love all the white on white with the soft purple! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Lisbeth K said...

Beautiful!!! Love the layers and the emossing, very effectful with the purple cardstock and thistles! Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational this week:)

Anonymous said...

Great layering and beautiful embossing job. What a great Easter stamp! So glad you joined us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

deesdesigns said...

Just lovely and the lavendar shade is perfect for Easter. Thank you so much for the inspiration and thank you too for joining our Easter/Spring Challenge at Di's Digidownloads. Dee

CraftyGirl said...

Love that image and great job on the challenge.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
Your Sister OSAAT DT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

Peanut said...

Oh what a pretty creation! Gorgeous colours and lovely embossing. Thanks for joining the Easter challenge at PolkaDoodles. Looking forward to seeing you again next week. ... x
Asha - PolkaDoodles DT
Sunny Summer Crafts

Helen said...

Beautiful card - very striking.

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Helen x

Addii said...

A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenge.

Saumya said...

Lovely card...thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy Anything Goes Challenge

Liz said...

Lovely! Thanks for joining s at Polka Doodles.

Unknown said...

A beautiful traditional Easter card - wonderful - thanks for playing at Di's digis xx

alethea said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!!! Thanks for joining us at PD! Hugsxx

coops said...

so stunning. beautiful image and i love your classy design.
thanks for joining us this month at Without Words :D

xx coops xx

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