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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Sweet Stampin DT card

Good morning Sweet Stampers and my hopefully scheduled post....having a bit of a problem with some browsing!!

You may have already heard the news that I have taken over running the Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog with Abi....I am so excited!!

Now I would say I am quite good with computers and I know what I'm doing and I don't let anything beat me....I keep at it til it's fixed....well on the first day of my new role, actually not even the first day, I think it was probably withing a few hours of accepting my new role....I deleted lots of stuff that we needed. I thought I was doing a good turn and was tidying up the blog just a tad and hey ho...I made a boob...a big boob!! Abi to the rescue...as my pc was still away getting fixed, Michael let me borrow his laptop but only for about an hour at a time and he forbid me to download anything to do with glitter, pink, fluffy or cards on it....anyway between the 2 of us and recalling Fluff for a favour too, it's all as good as new!!

Anyway this week's challenge over at Sweet Stampin is this fab sketch by Jo....



I absolutely loved working with this sketch, I don't normally do ovals as I don't have an oval die so I have to cut the oval by hand...it's a hit or a miss and sometimes I distress the edges, that also helps to disguise the hand cutting but I thought this one wasn't too bad so I left it as is and it just seemed to work for me and here is the end result....






Have I taunted you even more with these flowers Lisa??I have used MME Stella Rose papers, the image is Hippie Chick from the Simply Sassy range at Sugar Nellie which I coloured with copics. The flowers have been cut with a MFT flower die-namic die...love it!! I added some pearls to the centres (made them with a pearl pen)....oh and I added some stitching too...still practicing that!! Pop over to the Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog and check out the creations by the rest of the team.

Little Miss Muffet - stitching
A Spoon Full of Sugar - texture
Your Next Stamp - stitching




Fi
x

17 comments:

Carrie said...

Oh you so know how much I love love love this card... xx and you are doing a fabby job hun xx

Faye said...

It all worked out in the end! The post looks great and posted at SS and your card is fab too. I need the flowers! Where please? Big hugs. xxx

Jennifer said...

Beautiful Fi....what gorgeous papers! xx Jenny xx

xxxtglxxx said...

I really really love this card Fi! :)

Gorgeous sassy image, beautifully coloured and I just adore the shades of blue.

Your flowers and sentiment look fab too.

hugs

xxalisonxx

HappyCrafter said...

This is lovely, such a cozy colour combo! I'm so glad you got the computer stuff sorted out, I can imagine it was pretty stressful....now you need a chocolate treat to make up for that :-)

Debbie said...

Nice one team leader!
Love this card, the papers are lush (Is that a real word) and the image sweet.
Glad to be part of a lovely team of girls. Debbiexx

Pattie said...

Love it Fi! Congrats on your new gig too! I love this color combo and you have colored her beautifully! You're doing a great job stitching too! Have a great weekend!
Hugs,
Pattie

Abi said...

Gorgeous card Fi, love the colours & my little cherub says " Brilliant stitching, I love it" She is quiet a harsh critic so you are highly complimented here! And now she is telling me off because I said she is a critic, she said it sounds like cricket... sometimes you just can't win huh!

Hugs xxx

P.S. What's life without a big boob or two!!!

Fleur said...

Stunning card Fi, I adore these papers & your image is just gorgeous ~ glad you got sorted
Hugz Fleur xXx

Tracey T said...

Gorgeous, Fi. Well done today btw on a fabulous first challenge post for Sweet Stampin'. So happy that you and Abi have taken it on. xx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Fi, I love the image you've used and the colours are gorgeous.
Congrats on your new role hun, I'm so pleased for you. OMG I bet you had a right panic when your tidying up went wrong lol
hugs Mandy xx

Val said...

Fabulous card - amazing colouring, and just lovely papers.
Hugs
Valxx

Suzie Q said...

Hi Fi,
absolute love your card the colours are fab, stitching colouring everything!
congratulations to you and good luck on your new challenge blog x
hugs
Suzie Qx

melsanford said...

Congrats on your new role! Love the card. The colour scheme is fab and I love those flowers and the stitching :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

coops said...

stunning card fiona.i love this hippie chick sassy and your colour combo is gorgeous.great colours and details and your handcut oval is perfect :D

xx coops xx

Wishcraft said...

Ok ok, I give in missis - where do I get this bloomin' die then? Let the torment stop lol! Fab card hun, gorgeous colours and image. Glad you got the blog sorted - I can just imagine your panic! Lisa x

Lindsey said...

Ha ha! You ironed out your boobs in the end! Fab card!
Linds x