Sunday, 6 December 2009

Sketch Saturday etc


This is a card that a friend asked me for - it's for a 10yr old girl who likes dogs, hopefully this will be ok.

The image is a digi stamp from Digistamp Boutique, coloured with promarkers and cut out with nestie squares. The papers are K&Co and I've used 3 different shades of purple cardstock, some is coredinations and some bazzill. The flowers were cut from co-ordinating K&Co paper using a X-cut punch with little purple brad centres - I've added a little star charm hanging from a brad behind one of the flowers. I'd intended to attach the charm with some chain but couldn't find my wire clippers in the chaos that is my craft room, so I ended up having to use some thread instead! Ribbon from stash and a computer generated sentiment.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

I've added this card onto the same post and I'm not entering it for any challenges, because I don't think I really like it! Although it would also fit the Caardvarks digital one I suppose. I've used a digi stamp from Charmed Cards & Crafts coloured with promarkers. The papers are Doodlebug - I bought lots of different Doodlebug papers last week although I really don't need anymore papers, but I couldn't help myself! The blue cardstock is coredinations. I added a diecut sentiment (not sure where from) and then wrote DAD in white pen on the 'blackboard'. I really love the bright papers, but the card doesn't really work for me, even though I followed the sketch from Papertake that I used on a card I liked last week!



16 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa

    Another beautiful creation.

    I love your card and that super cute image.

    Thank you for bringing your "purple" along to Allsorts this week.

    Love Jules xx

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  2. Hi Lisa, the puppy dog card is super cute and I really like the dad card, it's pretty cool! Hugs, Squirrel xx

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  3. Hi Lisa I really love your dog card for your friend and the Dad card is great too! nothing wrong with it But I do know what you mean I sometimes make cards and then don't like them! lol! How is Dex today? hope you have had a better day today! I had a thought about the bath to do you have a shower like an ensuite? maybe you could sit him in the bottom with his legs out and put in some toys too?
    Samantha :0)

    Oh ps! your welcome about the other messages!
    Just felt for you all! I remember something simular happening to my son when he was little but it hell on his head!... :0( but he ok :0)

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  4. gorgeous card - a girl can NEVER have too many papers!!!
    Victoria
    x

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  5. 2 brilliant cards, love the images you`ve used and fab papers.love em both.luv coops.xx

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  6. I do love your soft colors. But both card are very nice. I do know what you mean sometime it just does not look good to you but other think it is nice.

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  7. I love the doggy card I'm sure the 10 year old will love it. I love the Dad one too but the doggy is my favourite. I agree that you can never have too many papers. I went to a crop yesterday and came back with some Christmas papers and I don't "need" them either!

    Kat x

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  8. I think both of these cards are super cute! I know that we are always so critical of our own work! Really, these are nice :)
    Love and hugs ~ Lori

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  9. I like both your cards Lisa. I think the male card is a great example.

    Donna

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  10. Hi Lisa two beautiful cards, love the male especially its fantastic. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  11. Beautiful card. Love your image.

    Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week

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  12. so love both your cards especially the puppy one its gorgeous........K x

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  13. great cards Lisa...the puppy one is so sweet and cute and what a great Dad card any Dad would love it
    Mina xxx

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  14. Gorgeous card! Beautiful the papers and the colours! Cute the image!

    Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge!:)

    Tímea and DT

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  15. Gorgeous cards and such sweet images. Love your colouring and designs. Glad you could join us at CC this time. Chris :)

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