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Friday, 11 March 2016

Left Of Centre Challenge #121

Welcome back fellow bloggers, crafters and friends. 
I hope you have all been keeping warm and toasty in this awfully cold weather...


Today sees the start of a new weekly challenge over on the Left Of Centre Creative Challenges Blog. 



Challenge #121 is 'Faux or Real Stitching' and is sponsored by two amazing sponsors - 

Star Stampz




All Dressed Up




Here is what I have made - 




I used a gorgeous image from Star Stampz and coloured her with my Rangers Distress Markers and a thin koy water brush. 
The papers are both from 'Limited Edition' paper pads and mounted on pink card.
I used my silhouette to cut the topper, leaves, flowers and swirls.
A thin pink ink pen was used to add the faux stitching around the topper and the top paper layer. 
This was finished off with dark teal pearls which match the colour of the teapot in the image. 


I would like to enter my make into the following challenges - 

Crafting with an attitude - Anything Goes
Crafty Girl Creations - Anything Goes #16
Doodle Pantry - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - A is for Anything Pink
ArtByMiran - Anything Goes



I hope this has inspired you to get your sewing kits out, or your pens to create some stitching/faux stitching in order to join in with our wonderful weekly challenge.
We always have wonderful images for the winner.



22 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Morning Lisa Hun, I just adore this beautiful card, such gorgeous papers and loving the beautiful flowers. Sweet image too.
Love and Hugs
Linda xxx

Katie Lamb said...

Beautiful card and love the flowers

Gwyneth said...

A really gorgeous card.

Cathy Clowes said...

Beautiful card. I love the papers and the flowers are fabulous. Cathy x

KarinsArtScrap said...
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KarinsArtScrap said...

Lisa this is a beautiful card and image
Gr Karin

Tracy Welham said...

Wow, it's beautiful! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

Andree said...

A really pretty card Lisa. I love the gorgeous image and flowers xxx

Lea Brawn said...

A gorgeous card Lisa x

Zoe said...

What a lovely card Lisa, the background papers are gorgeous, you have a great eye for colour and design. Those paper flowers are just perfect for the cute image xx Zoe xx
Ps thank you for tagging me on Facebook, Wow! Blush lol, if you didn't live so far away it would be great to have some crafty sessions together, you could teach me some colouring in skills xx

Marie Young said...

Looks fab Lisa. Your colouring is brilliant as always and I like the layout. Hope you are well? Hugs, Marie x

Rebecca Gillard said...

This card is beautiful. I love your choice of colours and a gorgeous image. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper. Beckie x

Laine said...

She is a beauty Lisa. Such a sweet image and fabulous design detail. Love the colour palette you have used.
Laine
xx

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Awe, she is just precious. Love your coloring and the card's layout

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning card the image and the flowers are so pretty. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Kraftyscot (Donna) said...

Gorgeous card, love the image, flowers and design!!
Hugs Donna xx
Kraftyscot Handmade Crafts

Sylvia Ames said...

Fabulous card, gorgeous image, papers and embellishments.

Sylv xx

Joanna Moore said...

Gorgeous flowers on this card! So glad you shared this with us over on the AIMP challenge on the Doodle Pantry blog. Good luck!
~Jo, DP-DT

Jan Ltc said...

Great work xx Jan

JayBe said...

A lovely design and great image.

Thanx for playing along with our 'Anything Pink' theme at the Alphabet Challenge.

Hugz, Jan (DT) xx
http://jaybescraftybitz.blogspot.co.uk

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls Creations.

Helen x

Marie Young said...

Beautiful card and I love the faux stitching. Love from Marie xx