Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Sketch Saturday

I've dug out my Hanglars, I was sent a whole heap of images by a friend about 18 months ago and have used them only sparingly thinking I wouldn't be able to get any more. Stupid - I know - what's the point of having them if you don't use them. Now they are more readily available I feel I really should start using them.

I've actually managed another challenge, I can't tell you how great it is being able to see pictures on blogs again and what a difference it makes being able to comment once more. So much time wasted trying to find blogs where I could actually see a card. I could never see mine on the House Mouse blog and even emailed Christine to have a look and tell me if it was there.

I've followed the great sketch over at Sketch Saturday for this one.  The papers are a download from Designs by Krista (link in sidebar). I used the curved rectangles nesties for both the image and the sentiment which is Motivet, the borders are cut with a MS punch, the hydrangea flowers are Prima and annoy me immensly as they always look so dark in photographs and they're not!! The central roses are from Wild Orchid and the leaves cut with a Woodware punch. I was itching to add more embellishments but resisted, although I still think it needs something in the top left-hand corner. I think that's it for this one.

Copics used
Skin   YR0000, E000, E00, E02, R00, R20
Hair    Y0000, E70, E71, E77
Dress  BV0000, BV00, BV02, BV04, BV23 / BG0000, BG01
Shoes  W00, E70, E71, E77


Carol said...

Another gorgeous card Heather! Luv everything about it. Lotsa luv xxxx

Tara said...

You've taken up my moto then to start using stuff and stop hoarding 'just in case'! I even threw some bits and bobs away yesterday!!
Well this card is beautiful and I love the soft, muted colours and those punched panels ;o)
I'm uber excited now after reading the comment you left me a couple of days back...... you're sooooooo good to me, thank you friend!
Big hugs, T xxx

Christine said...

Hiya Heather another stunner..I have some images too a RAK & just dont want to use them up...silly like you say..nuff of this your creation is a gorgeous colour combo so soft love it.

Hugs Christine xx

Sandra1968 said...

A great card and beautiful colouring.
Hugs, Sandra

debby4000 said...

Adorable, gorgeous card Heather, love the sweet image.

Michele said...

Beautifully colored! Love the papers you used too!

Danielle said...

Very pretty card - love the Hanglar stamps!! Beautiful papers and colours and the simple layout is gorgeous! Fab colouring as always Heather!
Hugs, Danielle

Sue said...

Hi Heather, aww gorgeous care, as always your colour work is fantastic, beautiful papers & embelies, graham doesnt want to go away on his own!! i NEED some heat!! sue.x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow this is so very beautiful Heather!
I love her and your colouring is amazing!
kim x

Moni said...

Hi my dear friend, so fab gorgeous card, lovely image and so love the papers you have used! Gorgeous flowers!
I am ok, I am busy right now, hope I will make some cards soon. Hugs, Moni

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Heather,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

stephanne said...

Although I know where you are coming from with the hoarding, I am sooo glad to see you use this image, it is my #1 wishlist item and seeing your wonderful creation makes the longing worse, in a very good way though!! Love the shaped sentiment and your colouring is always a dream!! I hope all is well with you!!

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Rica, love the colours!

Georgia said...

Wow Heather, another beautiful card, I love it! The border punching looks fabulous and such gorgeous papers and colours! :) Love, Georgia xx

Di said...

Hi Heather, long time no visit, WOW your last few cards are amazing! i love this one and the house mouse one is stunning and so are your Tildas. Germany seems to be suiting your craetivity!!
Hugs Di xxxxxx

Squirrel said...

Gorgeous as ever Heather - love those soft colours.

How did you cure the computer? I remember a few other people had the same problem, and it would be useful to know how you sorted it out?

Rosey x

Anonymous said...

wonderful card!


Kathi said...

Hi Heather, thank you for the very nice comment on my blog.
I hope your hänglar stamps got to you. Still waiting for my eb** kit.
I love your card. It´s in my favourite colors and so nicely done :-)
XX Kathi

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