Thursday, 10 June 2010

Four Challenges, one card!!

This one is for four challenges
By the Cute and Girly - who require something old - the thread (about 5 years), something new - image, something borrowed - the tutorial on WOJ for making buttons, something blue - the papers and more.
Simon Says - a recipe - 1 image, two patterned papers and three types of embellishments, the buttons, the leaves and the ribbon.
One Stitch at a Times - Boys to Men

I coloured my little Hanglar boy with distressinks. The papers are the Checks & Paids set from Donna at Bearly Mine Designs - perfect for 'boy' cards.I stamped the edge of the papers with the edge of a corner stamp from the Prima Build a Frame set and the corners of the image with a corner stamp from Basic Grey. The border is cut with a MS punch and I made the buttons from a tutorial at Whiff of Joy tutorials. Can someone please tell me - do glossy accents 'go off' because this has dried somewhat lumpy and hasn't done this previously, or perhaps it'g the sticky heat here today. I shall do some more and try putting them in the fridge. Just had a thought whilst writing up this post -  cracked it - covered them with clear nail polish -  that's got rid of the lumps and bumps - just have to wait for that to dry now!! The leaves I've added are from my stash.
Distress Inks used
Skin   -   Tattered rose, Antique linen
Jeans  -  Faded jeans
Top  -   Peeled paint
Hair & shoes  -  Vintage photo

Now it's back to knocking the tiles of one of my kitchen walls - knocking chunks out of my fingers as well, still not much to go!!


Moni said...

Fab card as always, this Hanglar images are so cute. Great colouring! Hugs;moni

Jodie from Oz said...

Rica, OMG, the image is so sweet, I love the colour combo, your colouring is beautiful, and those hearts are wonderful. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous card Heather. Just love your Hanglar boy. I was unfortunate not to get any of these stamps and have been wanting them ever since. I might have to butter you up for an image or two ;o) !!

Love your layout and your homemade buttons, they look fantastic matching the hearts on the image.

Hope you are OK ? We must catch up and have a natter sometime. Seems so long since the NEC, the next one is just around the corner !

Take care my darlin and speak soon, and oh yes, thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week !


Jo and the Simon Says Challenge DT x

Christine said...

Hi Heather stunning image & coluring wow 4 challs...great DP's & colour combo..&& my Rangers Inkessentials glossy accents has gone so thick it wont run from the bottle its 2/3rds full using Anitas..

Hugs Christine xx

ps. thanks for the info..

June Houck said...

Hi, Sweet Heather! I have not had time to check blogs for a couple of weeks and I have missed you :) I am barely playing FB games as well; I just try to accept & send gifts, but I haven't even been doing that daily either. I have my "To Do" list, and visiting blogs is getting checked off today. Your cards always make me happy!

Sue said...

Hi Heather
aww gorgeous card,awesome colouring as always, lovely papers & embelies, sue,x

Kim Piggott said...

Heather this is absolutely gorgeous!
So beautifully coloured and your buttons are fantastic!
Stunning creation!
kim x

Cardmaking Galore said...

This is really beautiful; love the colour scheme

Tammy T said...

Oh this is stunning. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

Briliant card! LOVE the colouring with the distress Inks! Thanks for joining us over at BTC&G and Good Luck! x

CraftyC said...

This is beautiful Rica. Love the colours and beautifully embellished!

Enfys said...

Fantastic card Heather, love the shades of blue you used
big hugs
En x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Heather, beautiful image and pretty details.

Michele said...

WOW Heather this is just gorgeous. Your colouring is just amazing and love the detials also. Hugs Michele x

Anonymous said...

Heather- I love your colourations and your nice cards
Have a nice weekend

Peet said...

Such a gorgeous card, Heather! Love all the details!!

email: said...

Your coloring looks fabulous!! I love those hearts too!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


Julie said...

Great card,I love your home made buttons,brilliant!x

Danielle said...

Another beautiful card Heather! Gorgeous image and your heart buttons fit the image perfectly! Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs, Danielle

Wilma said...

Love it love it love it and the new look blog too- or am i behind the times. Anyway there is an award for you on my blog hehehehe!!! xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Heather ,,, the image is very cute and the hearts are fab :-)

no idea about lumpy accents, I have just bought my first bottle so its still new :-)

thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, this is a great card!

debs said...

A beautiful card..and a fantastic take on my theme...Thanks for joining us at BTC&G and good luck!!....Debs x

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