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Sunday, 11 May 2014

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 212

This week at One Stitch at a Time, the challenge is to use a digi. That's it! So why not make it a digi from the Stitchy Bear shop, and you'll be in for a chance of winning the top prize too!

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This week, the image is from Hope Jacare, and it was chosen by my team-mate Jeanette. It seems to be a while since I last worked with a Hope Jacare image, and I love her slightly quirky, swirly style, so I had fun with this one.

The first thing I've got to say is that I've made a rectangular card! (Yes, squares are rectangles too, but you know what I mean.) I don't know how long it is since I did something that wasn't square, but this image just seemed to lend itself to a 5 by 7. I coloured with Promarkers, and edged with Distress Ink in Tattered Rose with a little Spun Sugar to make it slightly less peachy. The background paper is by Paper Pizazz, and the die is one of my recent purchases in the Sizzix sale. For something as lacy as this, it cuts quite easily, although the middle is solid and that might have something to do with that. I do like the result - it's lacy without being too frilly, which makes it ideal for my husband for his birthday.

I hope you can join us this week.

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

Crafty Sentiments where anything goes,
Crafting 4 Everybody where anything goes
Scrappers Delights where anything goes,
A Creative Romance where they want 'one for the boys' (it's for my husband),
Fairytale Challenge where they want owls,
Left of Centre where they want a card for a male (it's for my husband),
Sister Act where anything goes,
Crafty Girls where anything goes,
ABC where K is for 'Keep it Simple',
Crafts Galore Encore where anything goes.

21 comments:

Mimi said...

Gorgeous Josephine and love your recent purchase, that die is to die for :) :) :) Big hugs, Jane xxx

Bianca said...

What a pritty card! I love your coloration! Thank yuo for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Christine Harrop said...

Lovely image and great card Josephine. Love the lacy die. Christine

Hazel said...

Lovely background colour, Josephine, and yes, that die is gorgeous. Hazel x

Exclusively by Mel said...

What a great card, love your image and fabulous background, many thanks for joining us at A Creative Romance, Mel. xxx

haththi said...

Lovely design. Thanks for joining us this week at 4 krafty girlz - good luck! Hugs Angelie

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Scrappers Delights and good luck x

CG said...

So lovely! Great colors. Best, CG

Ann-Marie said...

A gorgeous card design and perfect for our theme. Many thanks for sharing with us over at ABC Challenges. Take care, Ann-Marie xxx

Erin Bentley said...

Hi, A lovely card, love the image and the pretty colours. Thank you for joining Crafts Galore Encore this month. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Erin DT x

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Scrappers Delights and good luck x

Jenny said...

Eine tolle Karte ist das. Ich mag die Farben. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. LG Jenny

Gemma said...

Cute owl card
Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes challenge #5
Gemma xx

Desire Fourie said...

Just gorgeous. Loving the blue and mustard colouring.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Keren Howell said...

Love tho colour combination; a very elegant card. Thank you for joining in the fun at lOC. xxx Keren

Margaret said...

Josephine, this is so gorgeous. I love that die that you used. Maggie - OSAAT DT Teamie

SAMARA said...

very classy card Josephine and lovely earth colors. just a great match for the image. well done my friend! HUGZ Samara DT sis. personal blog: penumbrahallows

Sonny said...

Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy Tale Challenge!
Liebe Grüße von Sonny

Nicole Bretherick said...

so very cute!! Thank you for joining us over at Scrappers delights! xx

Bianca said...

What a fab owl card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. xx Bianca

Dawn G Designs said...

Lovely card! I love the owl! Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a stamp or digi somewhere on your project #6, Dawn DT Member x

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