Saturday, 19 February 2011

Basic Grey - A Sketch!!

It's time for a new challenge at  Basic Grey and this time we have our new DT member's joining us - and just pop along and see what amazing creations they have come up with.

This challenge we have a sketch for you by 'Yours Truly' I hope you like it but you can complain here if not!!!

I have eventually found a supply of Kraft cardstock at Bunny Zoe's so I felt I could use what little I had left in my stash. I stamped Belle sitting with Teddy onto the Kraft cs using Versafine ink, then coloured her using - well I hesitate to use Prismas as I have a hybrid collection of pencils, some of them being Derwent Coloursoft.
My papers are all Basic Grey from the Hopscotch, Kraft and Manila pads.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, the leaves cut with a Crealies die, I used seam binding for my bow - I love the way this give you a lovely soft 'floppy' bow and my sentiment is of unknown origin.

Here is the sketch I have created for you.

As always, our wonderful sponsor Simon Says Stamp is offering one lucky winner a fab $25 gift voucher for a  shopping spree in the Simon Says Superstore

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This is the start to School holidays in the UK so I hope you all have a brilliant time filled with lots of fun.


Moni said...

Hi Heather, stunning card, love BG papers and Belles stamps are so cute. Fab colouring and love flowers and ribbon you added. Hugs;moni

petra,s cards said...

oohhhooo this is sooo sweet!!!
xx petra

angelwhispers said...

Beautiful colouring it looks amazing with these pencils!!

The design just just perfect and I'm loving the papers!

Have a great weekend Love Chanelle sss

Lean said...

beautiful card and a yummie sketch to.

Shazza said...

absolutely beautiful card Heather

Dorcas said...

Oooooh Heather! Love the Kraft coloring! This card is a beauty!

Fleur said...

Hi Heather, I so love your card. The image is adorable & thanks for a fab sketch to use ~ I loved it
Hugz Fleur xXx

Paula said...

The colouring of that stool is delightful & her hair is so real with those ringlets. Love your use of pale blue to pick out the colour in the paper & her jeans too. Hope you have a good weekend.
Paula (PEP)

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Heather. Love the colouring of the cute image and the details also. Hugs Michele x

TaraG said...

Oh Heather this is absolutely stunning, hun! No complaints from me about your is fabulous...LOVED it and definitely one to use again and again!!! I just adore the image stamped on the kraft card and coloured with pencils...I am not very good at all with pencils but I adore the look of this...perhaps I will conjure up some courage and give it a try! Love the Manilla and Hopscotch papers together and I am so loving your "floppy" seam binding bow...gorgeous!

Sue said...

Hi Hun
another stunning card, awsome colouring as always,beautiful papers & embelies, lovely design, sue,x

Mandy said...

Stunning card Heather, I love the sweet B&W image and your colouring is beautiful as always. Fabby sketch too hun I'll be over to play with this one
hugs Mandy xx

Renkata said...

Heather, colouring on kraft card look amazing.
Very pretty card.

Pia said...

OMG sooo beautiful colours and so sweet image. Have a nice weekend
hugs Pia

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Heather and the sketch was pretty fabby too, will use this one again for defo ! Gorgeous image, love how you have coloured it and your yummy papers.

Have a great weekend.


Jo xx

Chrissy said...

Stunning colouring, and such a beautiful card, just a delight to look at.It's amazing how the back of someones head could look so good lol.

debby4000 said...

WOW gorgeous Heather and love that sketch.

Sandra1968 said...

This card is very beautiful! Gorgeous papers and great colouring.
Hugs, Sandra

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Heather sorry I'm late commenting on your gorgeous creation hun, been very busy this weekend lol, I love your image hun and your colourings perfect, love the use of the kraft card too,never tried that, yours looks really fab, oh and love your sketch too lol, hugs Liz xx

Georgia said...

Oh wow, beautiful card Heather - your colouring is absolutely gorgeous and the embellishments are stunning! I love the fab sketch and the bow and flowers are so pretty and finish it off perfectly! :) Love, Georgia xx

Georgia said...

P.S. There is something on my blog for you... :) xx

Julie said...

Hi Rica - wow , you card is so wonderful!! Awesome colouring and your colour combo and papers work like a dream together!! Thanks so much for the warm welcome to BG - absolutely thrilled to be part of such an awesome team!! Juliex

MIE(Mieko) said...

Thanks for the warm welcome.
Gorgeous card and love the sketch.
Hugs Mieko

Sandra said...

Thanks for the great sketch to work with! I love your take on it. Lovely stamp and great colouring.


America said...

holy-moly GF!!! Your coloring always knocks my socks off!!! I love the color richness and shadowing and depth here ! WOW!!!!!!!!!

Distressed Miss said...

Wow this card is gorgeous Heather. I have just scribbled down the sketch and can't wait to start playing. I adore your choice of colours and I agree the seam binding makes a beautiful floppy bow.

Manuela said...

Omg your coloring is absolutely amazing! ♥ Love this card and everything on it. :) Fab papers and such a beautiful color combo.


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