Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Natural browns

Good morning fellow bloggers.

Hope you have a lovely day. I'd like to thank everyone who takes the time to comment on my work and also give me advice and tips on blogging as with your help I'm sure I'll be a pro lol. I'm new at this but I'm slowly getting the hang of it, all thanks to you. I truly appreciate you giving your time up for me. Thanks again

This card is another of my favourites. It's a square card, again made by myself from an A4 card blank. I adore these colours especially the leopard print papers.

I matted and layered the patterned paper on to some plain coloured papers and fixed on to the card. I also did the same to a strip with the same colours and glued to the right of the card just to create more definition. Most of the embellishments are used by spellbinder dies and some other dies I have in my stash. I love the layered look with all the die cuts. This gorgeous image is lush but I can't for the life of me remember what it's called or where I got her from ( i have so many stamps and digi stamps ). I coloured her using pro markers and matted the image onto the leopard print patterned paper and finished of with some gems in the corner and one in the centre of the spellbinder die flower.

I do like this card and the colours I used. Very subtle , simple to do yet looks effective.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Bearly mine challenge Fall colours 

Make it Monday's -Anything goes 

Pro markers challenge CAS 

Craft door magazine challenge Anything goes 

Dream valley challenges - Celebrations 

Pink elephant challenge - Monochromatic colour scheme 

Papertake weekly - Hazy shade of autumn 

Keep on crafting challenge -Anything goes 

Pin and tack -Anything goes 

Hope you all have a fab day! Thanks again for your time and comments!
All the best
Sharon xxxx


Marie-Louise said...

Lovely card. Seems as if everybody can colour except me!! My attempts are awful. Love the backing paper.

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image and fab design.So glad I popped over from

Shirley-anne said...

Love the flower and swirls .Sweet image coloured beautifully . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Sandi's Samples said...

This card is so pretty! I love your coloring and all the embellies.
Thanks for playing with us this week at Through The CraftRoom Door (TTCRD)

Patricia said...

Good Morning, Just popped over from Cardsarus.
I love your card, beautifully coloured, sweet image, great embellishments.

I have not been Blogging for long but I can tell you I will NEVER be a pro. that`s for sure, I enjoy it and that`s what matters to me. I have seen so many wonderful projects, met loads of lovely people.
Keep up the great work, by the way love the jewellery.
Have a Great Day

Patricia x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sharon,
lovey card today. Love the animal prints. Such a lovely image too.
I too have only been blogging for five or six weeks now. Still got lost to learn too.
Have a wonderful crafty day everyone.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Sue - bearhouse said...

Hi Sharon, just hopped over from Jenny's blog and so glad I did as your is gorgeous. I love the image and the colours and details are beautiful.


Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sharon, I have just popped over from Jenny's Blog, I love your card, animal print is one of my favourites, loving the flower, butterfly and foliage, and the image is beautifully coloured, just lovely. Also your jewellery is gorgeous and I absolutely love your Vintage Tag.
The crafting Blogs are so inspirational to the rest of us who love to craft, we can take elements and incorporate them into our own creations, and sometimes they inspire us to use colourways that we wouldn't normally use, just by seeing them used in a certain way. Long may you continue.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card Sharon, love that colour choice and your image. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Planetsusie said...

Hi Sharon - just popped over from my friend Jenny's blog. I love your card - I used animal print paper quite recently. You can check it out if you want to pop over to my blog. The image you have used is gorgeous and your embellishments - or twiddly bits - as I like to call them are amazing.

Just wondering, have you tried making your pics a little larger. When you load them onto your blog post (before you have published) try clicking on the image - when I do it there is a list of sizes etc - small-medium-large-X-large - mine usually come on the blog as medium so I click on the 'large' and you can see the card easier.

Please ignore the above if I am telling you something that you already know! I found this out by accident as I am also quite new to this lark!

Hugs to you Sue Pxxxx

Craftyhugs said...

Thank you everyone! Your all very kind and I truly appreciate your input and advice. All the best sharon xxx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sharon :-) the image is soo cute and all the browns and the animal print flower is FAB :-)

thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Teresa Arsenault said...

Really gorgeous, Sharon. I love that flower.
I saw this on MIM and came over for a closer look.
Blessing hugs,

Darlene Lyons said...

Just lovely! I love all the muted colour and details! Thanks for joining us TTCRD!

coops said...

so gorgeous sharon.i love this image and your colours are stunning.
thanks so much for joining in my CAS theme this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! I saw your card on MIM and had to drop by for a closer look. I'm numbers 109 & 237.


Stop by my blog to check out my {Belated} Birthday Blog Candy!

Julia said...

I spotted your wonderful creation over at Make it Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. TFS!
My entries are # 74, # 78, # 224 and # 231.
I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark…

mags said...

A lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley and good luck.

suzARTe said...

Thanks so much for sharing this lovely project at Anything goes, Just keep on creating.
Sorry it has taken so long to leave a comment. Just to let you know that the challenges are up and running again so hope you will continue to play along.