Sunday, 6 May 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 112

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're challenging you to use a digi, and, if it's not already gone where you are, do something for Mother's Day.

This week, my team mate, Hazel chose an image for both of us. It's from Floppy Latte and it's called Butterflies and Flowers.

In the UK, Mother's Day is in March, and I don't have anyone to make a Mother's Day Card for any more, so I've just gone for something feminine that would work if it needed to!

I made up my mind to keep the colours in the image very pale, but struggled with that when it came to the butterflies! Still, it's a bit of a departure for me, and I've used some paper from Paper Cellar that I've had for ages. It's a pad of Victorian style paper that is absolutely gorgeous, but I've always struggled to use it because the colours are quite muted.

I coloured the image with Promarkers, and finished the card with some ribbon and lace, as well as some flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, a local stationers and Hobbycraft!

This week, we're sponsored by Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps.
The winner, who has to use something from Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps in their creation, will win all the images and the papers used by the design team, and the runner up will win a $3 token for the shop.

Hope you can join us this week!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Papertake Weekly where anything goes,
LEJ Designs where anything goes,
Digital Tuesday where they want 'bugs and blooms',
Crazy Amigos where they want flowers,
Anything Goes where they want 'things with wings',
Paper Pretties where they want flowers,
Little Darlings where they want flowers,
Lexi's Creations where they want ribbon and lace,
Digi Doodle Shop where anything goes.
Creatalicious where they want ' butterflies and add some flowers'.


Love crafts forever said...

Josephine your card is so beautiful and elegant looking.
Hugs Nat

Chris said...

Beautiful card, love the image, design, the ribbon through the lace and the flowers. Thank you for joining in at LEJ Design Challenge, good luck and hope to see you again on Tuesday. Chris xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really beautiful, I love the lace and the flowers. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Hazel said...

I love muted colours and nearly always use them - I'm glad I went a different route with this card or we would have ended up very similar! I'm late in commenting because we've had son and DIL here for lunch. Happy days. Hazel x

Choccy said...

hat ribbon through the lace Josephine it really adds interest to your gorgeous card.

Choccy xx

mandy said...

Lovely card Josephine,

The colors are fab and the lovely flowers and ribbon through the lace is lovely

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges

Hugs Mandy DDS DT xxx

Marjo said...

Fabulicious card Josephine, love it! hugs Marjo

Karen said...

Lovely Josephine, love the image too, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.

Glenda Atkins said...

I love the muted colours, your card is gorgeous. Beautiful lace with the ribbon through it and your butterflies are wonderful. Just a very beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations for our 'ribbon and lace' challenge.

NanaConnie said...

Stunning, Josephine! Gorgeous lace and ribbon. Thank you for playing in our Ribbon and Lace challenge at Lexi's Creations this time, and I hope you'll be playing next challenge, too.
NanaConnie DT

Christine L said...

Gorgeous card... love that image... and that gorgeous lace!

Thanks for joining in the challenge at Anything Goes.. hope to see you again soon.

Christine x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, I love the image and fabby colors. Thank you for joining us this week at LEJ xx

Julies Crafty Creations said...

This is beautiful Josephine Hugs Julie x

Andrea said...

Lovely image. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week, Andrea x

cheryl said...

This is one,really beautiful card,just love the image and those gorgeous colours,bless you for playing at anything goes,this week,hugs Cherylxxxx

cheryl said...

This is one,really beautiful card,just love the image and those gorgeous colours,bless you for playing at Creatalicious,this month,hugs Cherylxxxx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

What a pretty card! Love your lace and the ribbon looks so pretty threaded through. Thanks for sharing with us at Lexis hugs Susan x

Inkypinkydelights said...

This is brilliant Josephine! I am just getting around to my commenting! Judy x

Made by Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Josephine. I love the contrast of the muted shades on the image and paper with the mat and ribbon, everything is so well balanced. I love the lace, so very pretty and delicate.

Love Mandy xxx


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