Hi to all fellow crafters'

I have only recently started to blog more seriously than I did previously, hope you like what you see. :) If you would like more information on a particular project please ask and I will see what I can do. I have now started doing challenges, I will hopefully be doing one every month. To go direct to my challenges please click on the link from the right. Hope you can join in I would love to see your creations. x


PLEASE NOTE that new challenges, winners and previous winners can now be found at the top of the page.

Followers

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Floral bouquet

I made this card for a sample for MTTC black, white and one other colour challenge over on their blog. This card is an A5 base card and was very simple to make. I recently bought the craft geek which allows you to punch accurately around the page. I will admit it took me a few attempts but I got there in the end. My chosen extra colour for this sample is jade. As you can see I stamped a border onto a piece of smooth card and before layering it onto my base card I used a spectrum noir pen which would contrast with the jade card used to ink around the edges, I also added my ribbon at this point. After doing my first layer I used one of my Spellbinder dies (labels twenty) to cut my second layer, I used a fine line pen to add a stitching effect. I then used a floral stamp for my image and coloured it with the same pen and other tones of the same colour used earlier. I cut out my image leaving a small border and then using foam pads placed it onto my die shape, I also used foam pads to layer it all onto my base card. To finish I added a few tiny gems for sparkle.
This card is also entered into Tuesday Alchemy challenge.
Thank you for taking the time to view my blog, all comments and followers welcome x

40 comments:

  1. Beautiful card mate, and looks as if you have mastered the Craft Geek, look forward to seeing more xx

    ReplyDelete
  2. Gorgeous bouquet hun, just love the flower border!
    Hugs Shell xx

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great card for the challenge this week Sheila, lovely image.

    Pat xx

    ReplyDelete
  4. Just beautiful, Sheila! Love the gems!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Sheila, absolutely in love with this floral card!!! Love the bling and jade!
    Hugs,
    Julia

    ReplyDelete
  6. Thank you Ann, Julia and Vanessa x

    ReplyDelete
  7. This is lovely Sheila. Love that jade colour, and great use of the spellbinder. A really pretty card
    Eileen x

    ReplyDelete
  8. Gorgeous card, love your stamping.
    Wedgie xxx

    ReplyDelete
  9. Very pretty love the colours xxx

    ReplyDelete
  10. This is Gorgeous Sheila. Loving the layout and the beautiful topper.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

    ReplyDelete
  11. beautiful card Sheila, love the colours.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Beautiful Card, if you would like to enter this into a challenge we you love for you to share it with us at http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.co.uk/
    *hugs* shell x

    ReplyDelete
  13. Thank you Shell I will do just that x

    ReplyDelete
  14. beautiful card sweetie!!
    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy Challenges!!
    hugs
    xMx

    you can visit
    http://whenthescraphitsthefun.blogspot.com/
    for my free digis!!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing with us at Tuesday Alchemy last week; hope you'll join us again this week!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Hello there! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with Search Engine Optimization?
    I'm trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I'm not seeing very good
    results. If you know of any please share.
    Appreciate it!

    Here is my page :: http://treesparrow.seobybookmarks.com/user/profile/raphaellam/

    ReplyDelete
  17. Keep this going please, great job!

    Here is my website - pure water

    ReplyDelete
  18. Great blog here! Also your site loads up fast!
    What host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your
    host? I wish my site loaded up as quickly as yours
    lol

    Feel free to visit my blog - pointclick windows comparison shopping method

    ReplyDelete
  19. whoah this blog is magnificent i really like reading your articles.
    Stay up the good work! You understand, a lot of persons are searching around for this information, you can
    aid them greatly.

    Look into my webpage ... scholar.at

    ReplyDelete
  20. Everyone loves what you guys are usually up too. This type of clever work and reporting!

    Keep up the great works guys I've incorporated you guys to my blogroll.

    Feel free to visit my blog - wiki.spiltirsdag.dk

    ReplyDelete
  21. Hi, I do believe this is a great web site. I stumbledupon it ;) I will return
    yet again since I book-marked it. Money and freedom is the best way
    to change, may you be rich and continue to guide other people.


    My web site :: how to make money Onlie

    ReplyDelete
  22. Hi there! I could have sworn I've been to this blog before but after reading through some of the post I realized it's new to me.
    Anyhow, I'm definitely delighted I found it and I'll be bookmarking and checking back frequently!


    Feel free to visit my blog post - http://wtw.davidwillmore.com/index.php?title=User:PatriceDY

    ReplyDelete
  23. I'm not sure where you're getting your information, but great topic.
    I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.
    Thanks for wonderful info I was looking for this information for my mission.


    Also visit my blog post: http://www.tcs.uni-luebeck.de/lehre/2012-ss/pc/wiki/DaleHuddl

    ReplyDelete
  24. Simply desire to say your article is as astonishing.
    The clarity in your post is just great and i could assume
    you are an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission
    allow me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post.

    Thanks a million and please keep up the gratifying
    work.

    My page: irmaosfranciosi.com.br

    ReplyDelete
  25. This is my first time pay a quick visit at here and i am truly pleassant
    to read everthing at one place.

    My blog ... wiki.akipkro.Ru

    ReplyDelete
  26. Pretty great post. I simply stumbled upon your blog and wished to mention that I have really loved surfing around your blog posts.
    After all I will be subscribing to your rss feed and I hope you write again soon!


    My web page; Christian Louboutin Outlet

    ReplyDelete
  27. This paragraph is truly a pleasant one it helps new the web visitors,
    who are wishing for blogging.

    Also visit my blog post :: cheap mac makeup

    ReplyDelete
  28. Greetings! I know this is kind of off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could get a captcha plugin for my
    comment form? I'm using the same blog platform as yours and I'm
    having trouble finding one? Thanks a lot!

    My web site www.bestgoldforcash.com

    ReplyDelete
  29. Just want to say your article is as surprising.
    The clearness for your put up is just spectacular and i could think you're an expert in this subject. Fine with your permission allow me to snatch your feed to stay updated with drawing close post. Thanks one million and please keep up the rewarding work.

    Here is my blog http://www.en.bartavubon.com/

    ReplyDelete
  30. Thankfulness to my father who informed me on the topic of this website,
    this web site is truly awesome.

    My blog post; click through the following web site

    ReplyDelete