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Sunday, 20 October 2013

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 186

This week, at One Stitch at a Time, we've got another 'Anything Goes' challenge, so show us what you've been up to! We're sponsored by
For details, see the challenge blog.

This week, the image I used was chosen by my team mate, Hazel, and it's called Birthday Girl from Stitchy Bear herself.


I added the wording and border in Photoshop Elements, then coloured our Birthday Girl using Promarkers and some very bright, girly colours. The backing paper shows the spoils of a recent trip to the BSSBS at Alexandra Palace. I used a set of stamps from Inky Doodles. They're a great idea - three different patterns that you can use together or in any combination. They're repeatable, and between them there are so many effects you can get. I used all three for this paper, stamping using Distress Ink, then added some more ink to the background with some Ink Dusters. To finish, I've used some organza ribbon, a couple of buttons and a clock charm, because, if birthdays aren't about time passing, I don't know what else they could be about!

I hope you can join us this week.

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

Bearly Mine where anything goes,
Ladybird Crafts where anything goes,
Crafty Ribbons where anything goes with a ribbon,
Addicted to Stamps and More where they want us to 'make our mark',
Lady Anne where they want us to stamp,
Doodle Pantry where anything goes with a digi,
A Creative Romance where the theme is 'pink',
Sister Act where anything goes.

21 comments:

Hazel said...

Your embellishments are perfect, Josephine. I think it's weird how three of us with this image have made a border of some sort. Hazel x

Ingrid Mason said...

I've got a big smile on my face as I enjoy this 'girlie' card Josephine. Wow, I love the backing paper you've created and I'm quite envious of those buttons. Mmmmm, the clock charm is such a fun,and well thought out addition though I'm sure your birthday girl will be setting her clocks to run backwards. Love Ingrid xx

Mimi said...

OOO gorgeous Josephine, I can believe your stamping it is totally brilliant and the wee clock charm, what can I say - great sense of humour and just the perfect finish touch :) Hugs Jane xxx

Erin Stephenson said...

I love the colors and embellishments you used. Awesome job.

Karen said...

Love it!!

Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ribbons for our Anything Goes With Ribbon challenge - and Good Luck!

Hugs,
Karen.xx

CraftyGirl said...

Great colors and love that alarm clock it is so cute.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
Your Sister OSAAT DT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

sandie said...

isn't it a great image! I do love the little clock charm-perfect touch! Thanks for joining us at Ink x

Planetsusie said...

This is just lovely Josephine - it's amazing how different they all look in each of the colour schemes. I love your embellishments as well!!

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx OSAAT teamie

verybellemakes said...

Really love the colours you've used and that little clock is sooo cute!!

Victoria x
OSAAT teamie

Trisha Stanley said...

So fun! Your card make me laugh, out loud! Love it! Thanks for stopping by Sister Act this week! Hope to see you again, soon!

Hugs!
Trisha-DT

Choccy said...

Love your creation Josephine.. Such a bright beauty of a card.. Love how you all used different colours yet they are all stunning..

Big Hugs
Choccy xx

CG said...

Love your color combo! All the patterns look so good together. Best, CG

Margaret said...

Adorable card, Josephine. Love the little embellishments on the side. The clock is perfect.

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Oh Josephine, what a lovely card...the colours are so lovely too...and I especially love the little clock a the bottom right of the card...what a "timely" addition. Such a cute image too...and as I said to Hazel, I can almost remember my 29th birthday, again and again...too many times to count !!
Lynn, fellow DT Member OSAAT

Ali said...

Great fun card. Love your bright colour scheme and the pretty ribbon and buttons.

Ali (your OSAAT DT teamie)

carol said...

Super fun card, thanks for sharing with us at BEARLY-MINE x carol

Lisa Winnard said...

Love the colour Josephine! Wow!
Lisa OSAAT teamie xxx

Beebeebabs said...

Very cute card!!!

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

What a striking colour you've chosen, she's definitely not going to fade into the background, is she? Love it! Hugs Jennie xx

Glenda Atkins said...

Wonderful layers, delightful image and adore the clock charm! The buttons are really wonderful too! Thanks for joining us at the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge #39!

Tracey said...

Josephine, I love your colour scheme! Your clock charm is super cute and very appropriate for this. Thanks for sharing this!
Hugs from your DT sis,
Tracey xo

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