Hello and thanks for visiting my blog today! I have two cards to show you today.
The first one was made for this weeks sketch saturday challenge. What an awesome sketch!
The image I used is from the Digital Stamp Oasis. I like to print several images at a time and keep them in the box with my swapped images. It was colored with copics. The designer paper is from Basic Grey's "Eva" collection. I embellished with prima flowers and a cuttlebug die, stickles and martha stewart lace border punch. I used my sewing machine to stitch around the edge. The sentiment is from Stampin Up's upsy daisy set.
I made this second card for this weeks Penny Black Challenge. "Easter" is the theme. I received this cute image from a swap. Again, it was colored with copics. I used the same sketch again, since it is so gorgeous and super fun to work with. The card is super simple too, I cut out the image and adhered it to a nesties circle. The card front was embossed with my cuttlebug folder. I embellished with prima flowers and brad and added a little bit of stickles to the flowers and the sentiment.
Thanks so much for visiting my blog. And be sure to check out this post for a sketch and some blog candy to win. Only a few days left to enter!!
~Handmade Greeting Cards, a Monthly Craft Challenge and an Occasional Lifestyle Post~
Apr 4, 2009
2 cards------Penny Black saturday and saturday sketch challenge
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Beautiful card. I love the way you added the Stickles to the sentiment. It really adds a nice touch.ReplyDelete
These are both so cute! You color beautifully!ReplyDelete
Love the embossing and the glitter on the sentimentis beautiful-TaniaReplyDelete
These are beautiful Ellie, Love all the glitter and sparkle :-) The images are very cute too !ReplyDelete
This is so gorgeous! I love the sentiment and all the sparkle you've added! Thanks for joining in with the Penny Black challenge this week!ReplyDelete
Oo Ellie this is gorgeous. Love all the glittery bits. And I love the sentiment too, is it from SU?ReplyDelete
great work Ellie - love the composition of this card with the embossed backgorund and how you ahve mounted the cute image. Also that sentiment is a beautiful font - love it! Thanks for joining in the pBSC this week.ReplyDelete
Both the cards are really stunning! Love the glitter on the sentiment on the second one...very clever!ReplyDelete
I like the smiling squirrel image. That's how I feel when I get my mail and find a homemade card in it. I think the bunny image is really cute and I like all the sparkle.ReplyDelete
These are both adorable!ReplyDelete
beautiful card Ellie...love the embossed background and your cute image and of course...stickles.....thanks for joining in the fun again this week at PBSCReplyDelete
Hugs Kath xxxx
This is such an adorable image, love he embossed background.ReplyDelete
Both lovely cards and I agree with Tracy - you coloring is wonderful.ReplyDelete
I especially like the sparkly celebrate!
Both are super cute!ReplyDelete
Adorable cards! I love the sparkle on your sentiment on the bunny card!ReplyDelete
How on earth did you manage to cut those flower stems without cutting off the flower heads, Ellie! Gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Fabulous card. Love the image and the colours you've used. Michele xReplyDelete
Cute cards girl and love the layouts you used! tfs!!!ReplyDelete
Real sweet cards Ellie!ReplyDelete
Cute cards, Ellie! The images are adorable as always and your coloring is gorgeous!ReplyDelete
wo super cards !!!!ReplyDelete
very fab images and adorable !!!!!
thanks for joining us to S.S.
I love the PB Bunny card!! He/she is adorable! Your coloring is fabulous!!ReplyDelete
Oh wow Ellie these are adorable, love how you've used my sketch ~ gorgeous colours and details. Very cute images on both card ~ great work. Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC & SSReplyDelete
OMG, these are truely my colors! I love the combination of pink and brown. I love your card, it is so gorgeous!ReplyDelete