Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Love Birds

Finally I have managed to grab a bit of time to enter the 1st of their monthly competitions to win next month's offer of the month over at the fabulous DigiStamp Boutique.This month you have to use the current offer of the month which is the gorgeous Love Birds collection.

I'm a huge fan of Sally-Ann Hancock's, and these designs are just gorgeous.

I have used the sketch from Sketch and Stash Challenge #11, and I have have used loads of new and neglected stash for this challenge (listed below) This is the first time I've entered one of their challenges, and I'll certainly be back.

Image: Love Birds by Sally-Ann Hancock @ Digistamp Boutique (new stash), coloured with my beloved promarkers: Berry Red, Poppy, Ruby, Blossom, Rose Pink, Maroon. The image was cut using large classic circle nestie in the cuttlebug and faux stitching doodled with a black micron pen

The mat was cut from dark red core'dinations card using a large scallop circle nestie in the cuttlebug and sanded

The paper was old neglected stash - an old paper pad that came free in an edition of Simply Cards & Papercraft

Pale pink Doodlebug card was wrapped with Anita's red organza ribbon and Smirk red grosgrain ribbon.

The interlocking heart charm is new and was bought from Calico Crafts

I punched 5 circles using a SU 1" circle punch from the dark red Core'dinations card, sanded them and doodled some faux stitching with an opaque white Inkssentials pen.

The paper flowers are from one of the new Papermania Embellishment Trio's, the centres are from a set of papermania gems that I have had for about 2 years and never used, I'm ashamed to say!

And finally I used 3 pink Papermania adhesive stones in the top right hand corner

20 comments:

craftypagan said...

Oh how adorable is this! I love it-your cards are always lush though. Love the ickle charm in the corner too:) Love Rowena

Beckie Dreyer said...

Beautiful card debbi! Love it!
How do you add the watermark to the card. I'm being a bit of a dummy and can't work out how to do it!!! D'oh!

FionaJ said...

Fab Card, love it Debz.

Anne said...

What a cute card, the lovebirds look like a must-have :)

Lovely colours...

scotspanda said...

gorgeous card hun, love it love it lovel it!!

great image good for lots of occassions :o)

lotsalove

Amanda xx

Natalie said...

This is lovely Debbi. x

lil-paper-pixie said...

Wow this is fab, where do I start?? Image and colouring are fab, love that you used magazine freebies....should really look through mine, love the scallop edge created with individual punched circles, love the charm........should I just have said love everything???? Its fab!!!!

Hugs

Sarah

Clare said...

Your cards are all fab - you have been a great help in my struggles to get the shading right with Promarkers - Thanx
Clare
x

Riet said...

Wowww Debbi,what a beautiful card,l love the papers and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Kinglake said...

Another lovely card,love those birds really cute! xx jo xx

Meahni said...

Just too cute! I like the colours a lot. I don't know how you find time for so much stuff, I'm jealous ;-)

helen said...

just gorgeous hon , love the colours ,fabby colouring
hugs
helen x

Manda said...

Oh I like this! Love the colours nice and bright! You always manage to make such lovely cards!

Manda xxxx

Donna said...

Fantastic card Debbi, gorgeous colour choice and fabcolouring for the love birds....good luck with your entry :) Donna x

clare said...

gorgeous card hun..so love the colours you've used ..and the image is coloured in so lovely.good luck with challenges xx
hugs clare xx

p.s my PM's arrived this morning..WOW HOO...ive had a little play..but keep going out of line..lol more practise me thinks..lol hope your well hugs clarex

Jackie said...

Lovely card Debbi, I love Sally-Ann's images!

Mar G said...

Oooh lovely love birds....Well Done! :-) x

Becky said...

What a stunning card Debbi, I love the image and the rich red tones, so beautiful!
Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

Jill said...

gorgeous card Debbi I love the image and the gorgeous charm hugs Jill xx

Dawn said...

Lovely love birds cards, I love pink & red together.

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