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Sunday, 20 April 2014

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 209

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we want to see your favourite things! That can be images of something you love or a favourite technique or favourite colours ... Lots of scope here!

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This week, I got to choose from Stitchy's collection of images which is perfect for this challenge because my one of my favourite things to create with are Stitchy's silhouettes. And one of the advantages of having been on the OSAAT team for a while is that I've got quite a selection! Another favourite thing for me is designing on my computer. And among my favourite images are fairies. So, here's what I came up with!

For this, I created a background in Photoshop Elements using various shapes and gradients. Then, I added various images from Stitchy's selection of ground-cover silhouettes called Grazin' in the Grass. I then added two of Stitchy's fairy images - the larger one is called Reach and the smaller one is from a pack called Rainbow Magic. Once everything was composed, I copied everything, cropping it using a circle, then faded the background before pasting the circle on top. Apart from matting, the only other addition is another favourite - hand-made flowers. These used dies from Crealies and Cheery Lynn.

I hope you can join us this week.

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

ABC where the theme is, 'Just as you Like it',
Crafting Musketeers where they want monochrome,
Everybody Art where anything goes,
Party Time Tuesday where they want die cuts,
Crafty Girls where anything goes,
Crafty Calendar where they want 'things with wings',
Digitally Sweet where they want flowers,
Totally Gorjuss where they want die cuts,
Savvy Handmade Cards where they want fantasy creatures,
Sister Act where anything goes.

19 comments:

Hazel said...

I love how you've used so many of Stitchy's images to create this beautiful scene. A beautiful card, Josephine. Hazel x

Mimi said...

Stunning - would you like my address so you can post it to me . Seriously though, this is a fabulous, mystical and total eye candy, great job :) xxxxxx

SAMARA said...

Josephine, this creation is majestic! I love it completely. The colors, drama and the images. Stellar. Hugs, Samara xox

Hazel said...

Beautiful colour. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Crafting Musketeers challenge 12: monochrome, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers x

Cathy P. said...

Wow! Your card is wonderful. Love all of the work you did with photoshop for the background. Thanks for sharing with us at the Sister Act Challenge Blog. Cathy xx

Andrea W said...

Your card is truly beautiful! The monochrome purple is the perfect mystical color for your fairy silhouette scene. Thank you for sharing your creation at Savvy Handmade Cards.

Schnipsel und MEHR said...

What a great work! Love it! Thank you so much for sharing at EAC.
xoxo Clarissa

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love the deep purple to, my favorite colour. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Scrapcat 1 said...

just stunning love the background you have used to show off your fairy

Heather said...

A beautiful card Josephine, I love the scene you've created and stunning images!!

Thanks so much for joining Everybody Art Challenge
hugs
Heather xx

Alrik Gerlach said...

Very stunning card. The colors are beautiful.

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Wow Josephine, this is just stunning. I do love the silhouettes too and you've done an amazing job of showcasing them with the lovely background you created. Super job.

Lynn, Your OSAAT DT Teamie

Granmargaret said...

Beautiful card.
I love the fairy silhouettes

Dawn Lancaster said...

A lovely card Josephine! I love the colours & the images work perfectly together!
Thanks for stopping by my blog & for leaving a sweet comment!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Anne Lise Johannessen said...

The scene is so beautiful!

Margaret said...

So gorgeous. Love the colors and your design. Maggie - DT Teamie

Fran said...

Beautiful, thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog this month, Fran (DT) xxx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, loving the purples. Thanks so much for entering the Crafty Girls Challenge - Good Luck!
Hugs Donna DT xx

Helen said...

Beautiful - those colours are gorgeous.

Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

Helen x

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