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Sunday, 18 May 2014

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 213

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we want you to keep it simple. Other than that, any theme is fine!

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This week, I got to work with a sweet set of images from BBCakes called Babybug.

Now, I got a little carried away with this, because I made my card, and then went to post it on the DT blog and realised I'd forgotten that I was supposed to 'keep it simple'. So, I've got two cards to show you!

First, the one that actually follows the challenge!

I combined several of the image in the set - Babybug herself as well as two sets of flowers, the snail, dragonfly and the ladybird. (Can you spot the ladybird? It's so tiny it's almost invisible!). I coloured the combined image with Promarkers, adding some texture to the grass. I cut the image and mat using a Spellbinders die, and used some paper from a pad I've had for ages called 'Picnic in the Park'. I finished the card with a felt embellishment I bought ages ago from the Pound shop!

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

LCI where anthing goes,
Feeling Crafty where they want 'one for the girls',
Kreativeinkauf where the theme is 'In my Garden',
Sarah Hurley where anything goes,
Bastel-traum where the theme is 'summer',
Crafty Girls where anything goes,
Crafty Little Fairies where the theme is 'in the garden',
Suzie B's where they want clean and simple.


And this is the second card:

So, it's the same image combination, again coloured with Promarkers, although I kept to more pastel shades. The paper is from a Me to You pad, and I cut the image and mat using dies from Spellbinders. The butterflies are alnso Spellbinder dies, and I've used a combination of normal card and Craft Creations Sparkle paper. The dragonfly is made using a Sizzix die and a similar combination of card and paper. I finished with some liquid pearls on the dragonfly, Babybug's antennae and the butterflies.

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

Passion for Promarkers where the theme is: 'No Sentiment',
Country View Crafts where the theme is 'nature's glories' (hope my butterflies and dragonfly count),
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge where anything goes,
Flat Friends where they want die cuts,
Tiny Fairy Tales where the theme is 'butterflies',
Sister Act where anything goes,
Craftitude where it's 'die-licious',
Delightful Challenges where the theme is 'Hello, Sunshine',
Crafting at the Weekend where anything goes,
Di's Digis where they want us to 'use those markers'.

I hope you can join us this week.

23 comments:

Mimi said...

I just love you have two very different cards with the same digi Josephine and they are both equally fabulous, I honestly can't say which I like most, the pinks and blues of the lower one or the ladybird matching the spotty wing of the top one. Totally fabulous :) :) :) Big hugs, Jane xxx

Zippy said...

Lovely card and such a cute image. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Little Fairies xxx

Lotta said...

So sweet cards, both of them! Thank you for playing along in our challenge this week, for passion for ProMarkers. hugs Lotta

Carla said...

how sweet...love the different colors you used too! Thank you for joining us at Craftitude - Anything Goes/Die Cuts Challenge this week!

Sue Bridesmith said...

Fabulous Design, thank you for sharing with us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge,your support is greatly appreciated... we would love you to come again next week for another fun challenge...
Hugs
Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge
XX

Carol C said...

Beautiful card, the image is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley 365 this month. Carol x

Ursula Alice Stegmann said...

This is a very sweet card. Like them a lot.
Thank you, for your Teilnahma the TTFT Challenge.
Best regards, Ursula

Kathleen said...

Two lovely cards, great image and pretty papers.
Thanks for joining our LCI challenge Anything Goes.

Kath

Emma Canning said...

Aww such pretty cards - I love the image, beautiful colouring, and your choice of embellishments for them both :-) Thank you so much for joining us over at Flat Friends - hope you have a lovely week, Em xx

Little K Smith said...

Thank you for joining us at Passion For Promarkers with these wonderful creations! I hope you can join us for our Big Anniversary Challenge this week too!
Kelly.x

Cathy P. said...

It looks like you had fun making these cute creations. Thanks for linking your cards up with us at the SIster Act Challenge Blog. Cathy xx

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely creationa for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 29: 'clean and simple' - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper May challenge. x

Craftdee said...

Both are lovely cards :-) thanks for sharing them with us in the "Use Those Markers" challenge at Di's Digi Designs
Good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ♥

patty said...

thanks for your inspiration with this wonderful creation at the tft-blog, hugs, patty-dt

Deborah Adams said...

Both your cards are adorable. :D Great CAS cards.
Deborah OSAAT DT sis

Bonnie Irvine said...

This post shows how versatile stamps can be. They are both adorable but look completely different because of your colour palette and paper choices. Wonderful! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes/That's Die-licious challenge at Craftitude this fortnight. I hope we see you again soon.

clare brown said...

suoer cute card thanks for joining us at sarah hurley challenges

Erin Bentley said...

Hi, A lovely project, love the image and the pretty colours. Thank you for joining Crafty Girls this fortnight. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Erin DT and Co Owner x

fiona walker said...

Hi there a beautiful card and beautifully coloured thank you for joining our challenge this fortnight at Crafty Girls.
Hugs
Fiona dt/blog co-owner x

Chris Warner said...

Beautiful cards, both are equally appealing. Thank you for adding your inspiration to our May challenge at Country View Challenges. Chris xxx

Vicky said...

Fabulous card, such a cute image.
Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Little Fairies, hope you will join us for our new challenge, spots & stripes.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

beru said...

What for a great summer card. THANKS for sharing to bastel-traum Ute

Kandy's Krafts said...

Gorgeous cards.Thank you for sharing at crafting at the weekend challenge. Good luck.

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