Saturday, 18 February 2012

A Gem of a Challenge - sketch

This week at A Gem of a Challenge we have a fab sketch created by Katie... I was having a very bad crafting day and haven't made a good job of the sketch, but I'm sure you all will!



I've used one of Janet's cute new owl images - this is 'owl in hat' and you can buy it on its own here or in a set of Mother's Day owls  here.  I used Prisma pencils again, but I'm still learning when it comes to matching up colours with them, so the papers I meant to use didn't go at all once I'd finished colouring!  After a search through my paper stash I found these - possibly kanban - not perfect but they go better than the ones I wanted to use.  Added card candy, fabric flowers, a button and 2 ribbons all from my stash.

Me and Dex woke up with yet another cold today... wish all these blimmin' germs would leave us alone for a bit!  I'd planned a crafty afternoon, but I feel a little nap coming on, so I might shut my eyes... just for 5 minutes... Hope you're all having a good weekend :o)

29 comments:

Denise and Louise said...

Love this - these owls really are so cute. Pretty papers too.
Sorry to hear you have another cold - get better soon.
Hugs
Denise xx

Debs M said...

you would never know you hadn't meant to use the papers, it all looks gorgeous! sorry to hear the germs are back x

Squirrel x said...

Oh my word hun, this is simply perfect! Totally ADORE it! Huge hugs Sxx

Rose Petal said...

This is such a sweet card Lisa, dont be hard on yourself. I love the design and the colour combination too. Such a fab image. Happy crafting sweetie.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

HelenR said...

Great card Lisa- I love the colours and the colouring is great! :) HelenR x

Abi said...

Aww, sorry your feeling poorly again sweetie, you go have a snoozle! Love your card, I think you've made a great job of the sketch xx

Lisa said...

Hi Lisa, Gorgeous card! I think the papers look great with this image.

Hope you and Dex feel better soon.

Lisa x

heidy said...

Oh wow Lisa,such an adorable card ,love it!
Sorry to hear that you and Dex are not well!
Please take care!
Big XXX Heidy

mixamatoasties said...

Love the card!

Sorry that you and Dex have the cold again. Just not fair eh. Hope you're both feeling better soon xxx

Vicky said...

Just so cute Lisa...and I hope your babies are well soon sweetie...

sending a big hug and have a lovely weekend too hun...big hugs Vicky xx

Elaine said...

Hi I'm Elaine I love your cards and this one is soooh.... cute.
Im new to bolgging, sorry I added my link but am stumped at how to put the voucher in sidebar and addlink back to you,I hope to improve as I go.
Your cards are so lovely , I have watched from afar for a while now.
Elaine.W

Claire said...

Love this card hun and I think you have done a fab job with the sketch. These owls are just the cutest. Lovely colouring too. Hope you feel a bit better soon. Hugs, Claire x

Dora said...

Awww what a fun card, love the sweet image and beautiful colour combo xxx

Debbie said...

Beautiful card Lisa, I love this sweet image.
Debbie x

Carol said...

Gorgeous Lisa, that owl is so cute. Carol x

Aileen said...

The owl is so cute and lovely papers too. x

coops said...

so stunning lisa.i love the sweet owl and your colour combo is gorgeous :D
i hope you are dex are feeliing better soon.

xx coops xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww i think this is gorgeous, fab image & colouring, pretty papers & design, hope you both feel better soon, sue,x

Little K Smith said...

Aaawww this is so gorgeous Lisa, how cute is this owl! :D Love the colours and pretty papers too!
Hope you both feel better soon :)
Kelly.x

Rebekah said...

This is fab Lisa love your colour choices! Hugs Rebekah xx

Debs said...

Oh this is such a cutie Lisa and so beautifully matched to the DP's - love the colour combo :o)
Sorry to hear you and Dex are under the weather - hope you feel better soon.
Take care
Debs xx

Jackie said...

What a delightful owl, I love it, and a gorgeous card :o)
Jackie xx

Lee said...

Hi Lisa i am new to your blog.Blimey wish my cards turned out like this on a bad crafting day lol.It is Beautiful.love that lil owl.Hope yer germs soon go on holiday.xx

Jackie said...

this is just adorable, gorge card hun... love it. likey that background too. hugs J xxx

Cazza said...

This is gorgeous Lisa, so cute honey and I love the flower!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Lisa, love the sweet owl and the scrummy flower. Love the very pretty papers.

Donna x

Pauline said...

This is gorgeous, so sweet and Beautifully coloured!

Katina said...

So cute! Love your colour scheme and beautiful layout.
xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word that image is perfect for Mothers Day or any other special day, I love the colours and the papers this is totally gorgeous.
hugs
Lorraine x