Saturday, 17 July 2010

Totally Paper Crafts and Friday Sketchers

This one is for Friday Sketchers and Totally Papercrafts, I was on the Totally Papercrafts site checking this week's challenge and I spotted my name - I thought "what's my name doing there??"  - I'd only won last weeks challenge, how exciting is that!!  In fact writing this has just reminded me I started emailing them, got distracted and never finished the email, I shall do that as soon as I've finished this post.

I followed the fab sketch by Janneke at Friday Sketchers and 
 Totally Papers Crafts have a recipe for us this week:- 1 image, 1 ribbon, 2 papers and 3 embellishments. I'm not sure whether or not I have this right. The 1 image is this gorgeous LOTV 'Big Present', for the 1 ribbon I've substituted the jute webbing, the two papers are DCWV Linen Closet - the pale brown and the turquoise, and the 3 embellishments are buttons, photo-holder (or whatever you call them) and brad to fasten it.
I'm not sure if the jute webbing will classify as ribbon, the corrugated card as a paper or whether it was three embellishment in total or three types - if I've got it wrong, which is more than likely - throw me out!!
I nearly paper pieced the present with newspaper - my two when they were very young once gave me a birthday present wrapped in newspaper, they said they had spent all their money on the present and couldn't afford wrapping paper - I suspect the sweetie shop had seen some of the money but the memory of it still makes me smile.
The image is coloured in Copics, the buttons are Basic Grey and everything else is from my stash.



Danielle said...

This is such a sweet card Heather! I love the cute image and the jute is fabulous - beautiful colours too!
Hugs, Danielle

Jodie from Oz said...

Heather, your card is stunning, such a sweet image and so beautifully coloured, I love the papers and colours and your embellies are perfect, I'm sure your take on the challenge is just what they were looking for and I love your story about the newspaper wrapping heheheh. Have a great weekend. hugs Jodie from Oz

slinkycat said...

I love all of it :D

Leanne x

Sandie said...

Gorgeous! I love those LOTV images. Fabulous papers and embellies.

Karen said...

Gorjus gorjus card Heather. He's such a cutie. Love those colours and the embellies.

Love Karen xxx

Lorraine A said...

fabulous card heather, gorgeous image and the papers and embellies are all perfect :-) I always think recipes are opeen to artistic license :) yours fits just fine :-)

love ther newapaper story :-) aww :-)

congratulations on winning last week and thanks for joining us again this week :-)
Lols x x x

Riet said...

Beautiful card Heather,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun no wonder you won,hun as your cards are pure delight this image is just divine,must find out were to buy these gorgoues,images,love hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

joey said...

hi Hunny

gorgeous card and beautiful little dude :O) love your colourwork as always. thanks for joining us at tpc again this week

Martine said...

aww such a sweet card darlin, love everything about it, especially the sweet image, just reminds me of my nephew :)


Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Your card is just gorgeous Heather, love that cutie image and all you details especially the jute ribbon. The corrugated card and jute are just my cup of tea !


Jo xx

Georgia said...

This is so stunning Heather - I love the adorable image and your fabulous colouring and the colours are lovely! I love it! :) Love, Georgia xx

Julie said...

Love your colour scheme on this card Heather and it's so cute too.

Candy Bello said...

what a pretty card, its almost like burlap material.


Sue said...

Hi Hun
aww as ever a totally stunning card, fabby colouring, gorgeous papers & embelies,thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

Janneke said...

Awesome card Heather! Love the stamp you used!
I just fell in love with this cuties *wink
Thank you for joining us this week at Friday Sketchers ;0)

Janneke X

Mel X said...

Heather this is gorgeous chuck. Love the colour scheme and ribbon. Such a cute image!! Stunning work as always.

Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Papercrafts, I hope you come back and see us again next week. Good luck in the draw.

Mel X

Ps - your turn to bring biccies down the farm lol. Have you seen my countdown on FB?

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