Friday, 2 January 2009

Katharina's Fancy a Challenge - Sketch 39

Another card that didn't photograph well - I'm getting really good at these !!!
A great sketch by Katharina to work with. I wanted to create a card with a 'vintage' feel to it and chose BP that my S-i-l gave me ages ago so haven't a clue who they are by. I coloured Willow and chair with pastels and highlighted the wood on the chair with gold H2O's. I've done this before and didn't like the results but it picked up the goldy bronze in the edging paper and looked right this time. I bought the paper I've used for the edging in Germany, not something I would normally go for - but now am glad I did. The flowers are cut with the EK success retro flower punches and the leaves with the Leone Em punch, brads, spacers and lace from stash.


Chrissie said...

Oooh I LOVE this one Heather! Everything works together so well, just beautiful!

Moni said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours you used! Hugs, Moni

Calv said...

i love the vintage colours you hve used Rica ! its funny how we can mix and match with our stash and get a totally new look !

love it !

Julie said...

Hi Rica

I love the colours and antique feel of this card. So gorgeous. And you live near where I was born and brought up! Lytham St Annes !


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What a lovely card, Rica!

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Happy New Year
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Tracey said...

This is gorgeous Rica!!

Sue said...

beautiful card Rica
luv the vintage look works really well.sue.x

metalicbutterfly said...

this stamp is at the top of my wishlist but will have to wait a little bit for her....isn't she lovely!
Your card is stunning!

Emma xxx

Dawn said...

Wowee Heather what a fantastic card
that paper is fabulous as is your image!


Maria Matter said...

Another Wow card Rica! This turned out beautiful! Willow is such a lovely image!
Blessings, Maria

Sharon said...

Oh you did it! It looks stunning Heather. That vintage feel is superb.

Heather "Hev" said...

I love what you have done here - its awesome!!

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