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Sunday, 24 June 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 119

This week at One Stitch at a Time, our theme is 'summer dresses'. So, what does that mean to you? Colours, florals, actual dresses ... it's up to you!

Our sponsor this week is Joanna Sheen who's offering a £10 voucher to the lucky winner!




My card this week is 'Window' from My Heart Pieces, and it's a beautifully summery image.
 I coloured the image with Promarkers, and cut it and the mat using nestibilities in my Wizard. The paper is from MME's Summer pad which was a magazine freebie last year, and the pretty floral design would make a lovely summer dress. The mat is some 'paper' which I picked up a while ago. It looks like a very thin wood veneer, but I actually have no idea whether it's paper or wood. It took more cutting than paper would, but didn't crack as I thought it might, and I think it works so well with all the woody tones in the image. The long-legged bird overlooking the scene is one of the embellishments that came with the paper pad.

Hope you can join us this week.

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

Lollipop Crafts where they want flowers,
Simon Says Stamp where they want 'a touch of brown',
There She Goes Stamps where they want things with wings,
Divas by Design where they want die cuts,
Crafts and Me where anything goes,
Charisma Cards where the theme is 'summer',
Shelly's Images where anything goes,
Raise the Bar where the theme is 'summer',
Allsorts where they want us to use dies.

14 comments:

Candy C said...

Your card is very nice! I really like your stamped "window" image. You did a nice job coloring it with the Promarkers. I also really like your die cut "frame" that is showcasing your stamped image. That looks really good! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Deb said...

Beautiful Josephine, I love your fancy border and such a lovely image
Debs
xxx

Hazel said...

It's a lovely image and those backing papers are perfect and tie in beautifully. Hazel x

Allison said...

lovely summer card
thanks for joining us at charisma
Allisonx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card love the cute image and colours, big hugs Jo xxx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Love your Summery card! At least looking at this we can think summer even though it does not feel like summer in Uk at present! lol Judy x

Cat's sCrap said...

Beautiful card. Magnificent papers. Congratulations !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs From France.
Catherine.

Wendy said...

Beautiful card, love the shape of the nestie...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx

Unknown said...

Lovely card. Thanks for playing with us at Divas this week x

Darlene said...

Beautiful design! I can feel the breeze coming through that window right now!! Thanks so much for joining our "SHOW US WHAT YOU GOT" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images DT
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Jen Leeflang said...

I love your creation! That die is gorgeous! Thanks so much for entering our Shelly's Images "SHOW US WHAT YOU GOT" challenge this week. Good luck and remember to pop in tomorrow to check out our next exciting challenge!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Shelly's Images DT

Gem said...

gorgeous summery creation! Thanks for joining in our challenge this week at Charisma cardz! Gemma :)

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card

Thanks for playing at Allsorts this week and im glad you enjoyed the challenge

Emma xxx

Peggy said...

I can just feel that summer breeze blowing through the window. Fabulous card! So glad you joined us at Raise The Bar this month!

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