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Sunday, 15 May 2011

Sugar Bowl #59

I've been scared to mention Mr Blogger and his wee tantrum for fear of tempting fate, but wow - didn't realise just how much time I spent on blogger until I couldn't get on it lol


Anyway, just thought I'd sneak in a wee post before we take the girls across the dual cabbageway to Brewsters.
Erika has done the sketch this time over at the Sugar Bowl and chosen the theme of vintage/distressed. Now, as you know, I'm not very good at vintage or distressed but I'm always up for a challenge and like to try things that are not in my comfort zone.


 Image: Guinivere, Simply Sassy from Sugar Nellie, coloured with promarkers (burnt orange, coral, sunkissed pink and blush for her skin, Walnut, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Tan and Almond for everything else)
papers from my stash, tobacco card from The Papeterie, sentiment ticket is Tim Holtz adage tickets, Kaisercraft pearls coloured with Walnut promarker.
I die cut some browm core'dinations card with inverted scallop circle nesties, then embossed with cuttlebug Clockworks folder and sanded to reveal the colour core. Then I added some trim to the back of the circle
Here's some close-ups...

I'd like to enter her into
The Sugar Bowl - sketch + distressed/vintage
Stamp Something - anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - so distressing


So I'd better go get ready to go to Brewsters, so the girls can run off some steam and graham and I can put our feet up - it's my wee reward to myself for making a big dent in the kitting up of my workshop for the crafty day on the 28th with Anne and Kath. Kath's up to her eyeballs this week getting her workshop ready so Buddy will be taking over her blog, and if I know Buddy he'll be giving stuff away willy-nilly lol. And Anne is busy busy with her workshop prep too - so look out for sneaky peeks from the 3 of us over the next week or so.


And last but not least - don't forget to enter my blog candy here.


22 comments:

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, i love this so gorgeous chick, colours are amazing, hugs pops x

Michele Spera said...

Wow I love the image and coloring! I also like the distressed and embossed shape:-)Thank you for joining us at CCT
Michele

Debs M said...

looks great, yummy image x

Curlybear said...

Wow Debbi she is a real stunner,
Just love your colouring, I hope you have a lovely afternoon,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Anne said...

This card is just fantastic Debbi, love it !!!
Good job on the prep front -- enjoy your meal out .
See you soon
Anne x

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card and awesome coloring of Guinevere!! Thank you for playing at the Sugar Bowl!

Shazza said...

this is beautiful x

cebelica said...

Vintage and distressing might be out of your comfort zone, but you still managed to create a fab card. I love it! Hugs!

coops said...

wow!! fantastic card debbi.i love the new sassy and your colours and design are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Elaine said...

Fabulous card Debbi, and you did a great job with the theme (I just sat and cried at the mere thought of vintage/distressing)
Gorgeous rich brown colouring and fab image.
Hope you enjoyed your day out.

Love Elaine xx

Paula said...

That trimmed embossed inverted scalloped circle is superb & quite striking. I like your emphasis upon the time theme with the clockworks imagery & the use of a medieval Sassy. Very interesing. Hope you had a good time out.
Paula (PEP)

saturated canary said...

this is so lovely!...i love her eyes-- the way you colored them looks so real:)...and the simple color scheme makes her dress look so delicate-- like something from the movie Emma:)...You're so talented:)

hope you had a great weekend!

xoxo

kath said...

gorgeous vintage Timmie/Sassy card and hey hope you had a real fun chill out time across the cabbageway..big hugs kath xxx

nnalorac said...

Hi Debbi, Been quite some time since I've done any blogging. Adore this card, love the vintage feel, fab colour and designs and the image is gorgeous. Mandy Leppard is here name. Helps me and also helps my muscle problems with the M.E. but then I don't think mines (the hips) anything as bad as yours. They re-aline them back into place, works for awhile, must be those heavy crafting bags that displaces them !!!! The Acupuncture also helps the cotton wool head ( no comments please!!!) will need a clear head for the 28th to keep up with you all. Really looking forward to it and seeing you all. Carolxx

Carole of Brum said...

Fab card, great colours and I do like that image. CoB

Kruemel said...

WOW, your card is amazing! Love your coloring and the brown monochrome look. And that kind of fabric you used behind the circle adds an amazing touch!

Thanks so much for joining us at CCT this week!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Ann Rosie said...

Debbi - your card is gorgeous - doesn't look like you have any problems with vintage or distressed.

Can't wait to meet you on 28th!!

Ann
xx

Erika said...

Love it Debbi, spot on. x

Erika said...

Love it Debbi, spot on. x

Sarah B said...

What a gorgeous Creation,Love the colours, Thanks for joining in at the Sugar Bowl, good luck tomorrow, Hugs sarah B X

Teresa said...

Gorgeous card Debbi, love your image & colouring...oh and congrats for winning at Cute card Thursday! hugs Teresa xx

Fluffles said...

Well done on your win - it's a great card Debbi. Jx