Sunday, 8 May 2011

Steampunk v Sugar Nellie

You all know by now, that my first love when it comes to stamping is Sugar Nellie - and it has stayed that way for a number of reasons, heres just a couple, 1. because it's local to me and I like to support local business, 2. the service from funkykits is second to none. 
Anyway, I have a pretty good selection of Sugar Nellie rubber from across the ranges - I have my favourites the same as everyone else. But I don't have a huge number of Leanne Ellis stamps, they do appeal to me but I've never been very sure of how to use them.
Well that has changed!!
I was totally inspired by Kath's sneaky peeks last week of her steampunk demo at the House of Sugar on Saturday, and when I was in The Papeterie on Friday I spotted "Journey" and I just had to have her.
Image: Journey from Sugar Nellie, coloured with promarkers
white card scraps embossed with cuttlebug and crafts too embossing folders and trimmed to 6cm squares, blue core'dinations card, buttons and bakers twine from stash


Kath, you can breathe easy - no buttons in the nuddy here :)
I made this card for the challenge Kirsty posted on the shiny new Letraset blog which is red, white and blue. Why don't you have a go, Kirsty will be showcasing some of the entries.


I'd also like to enter my card into...
Sunday Sketch & Stamp - sketch
Papertake Weekly - something round - buttons and embossing
Creative Inspirations - embossing
Fab n Funky - put away those papers

15 comments:

Fiona said...

well Debbi...I like your thinking, I too love Funky Kits cos they are Scottish..whoop whoop and I agree they run a first class service!!

This is amazing, I would never have thought of doing something like this with the image...cool!!

Fi
x

so do you have a piercing or a tattoo...lol??

Elaine said...

WOW Debbi, this is so eyecatching!!
I love all the white embossed panels with the contrast of the strikingly coloured image, it really pops!

Love Elaine xx

kath said...

absolutely fabulous and now I know why you are the Queen of Promarkers and I'm....well rubbish is the word that springs to mind...see you later...kettle will be on as usual...big hugs kath xxx

Curlybear said...

Wow Beautiful card Debbi,I so classy and your colouring just blow me away,
Have a lovely Day,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Marianne said...

Nice image indeed. Lovely card with the white embossings as background. Greetings, Marianne

Erika said...

Debbi love your choice of colour for this stamp, stunning card Mrs!!
Happy crafting....bring on the Steamy punk, LOL. x

coops said...

fantatic card debbi.i love the image and stunning bold colouring :D

xx coops xx

Paula said...

I love this - the shine on that hat is brilliant & I love the whole concept. I'm going to love the whole Steampunk aspect I think. Looking at the colouring you can imagine the spotted area as a circular lifebelt too - there's so much dimension. I love the twine too - I have to say that I will always have a really soft spot for Sugar Nellie. I too like to support local business - only wish I lived closer to you lot up there. I'm itching to wear a hat marked "Mario" for Kath.
Paula (PEP)

Angie said...

Wonderful card love the embossed pannels and the image is great thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
Angie x

Cathy said...

Stunnig Debbi ... I love your colouring of the image .. I too like Leanne Ellis but struggle with her. Fab embossed panels and I want that twine!!
Hugs
Cathy xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hi Debbi, I've been spreading he word about your candy. Glad to see you reached over the 100. This is fab. I know what you mean about these images but you've got it just right. I must check out the new Letraset blog. I have a stamp giveaway on my blog. Marianne x

Papeterie said...

Wow Debbi i love this card i would never have thought of that colour scheme for her it is lovely charlotte xx

Anne said...

Super card Debbi,look forward to a catch up soon and seeing what you do with the Steampunk
Anne x

heidy said...

Wow Debbi,this is gorgeous!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week
Heidy

Diane said...

Oh...love this one, too!!

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