Saturday 24 April 2010

Sir Stampalot Challenge Fantasy Card - I Believe Do You and Blog Candy

Good afternoon to you all and especially to my new followers.

Firstly a reminder about my blog candy, which is running along side the Winter Wonderland Relaunch  Challenge.

I wanted to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors and I have not offered any blog candy before.  I also wanted to finally celebrate my new DT position on the WW team - how fantastic, I get to keep my New Years resolution of making a Xmas card each week, no excuses now! 
Here is the prize - a selection of interesting stash.  The papermania paper pad perfect for our Easter Bunny theme at WW, some lovely spring toppers, a couple of Xmas punches and stamps and some glitter to die for, all perfect for your Xmas creations at WW. 
So what do you have to do?
1) add this pic to your sidebar with a link back to my blog and the closing date of Tuesday 4th May
2) become a follower of my Blog
3) leave a comment below so I can come and visit you too (and of course pick a winner)
4) Join in at least one Winter Wonderland challenge between now and May 4th - and help me celebrate becoming a WW DT member :0)
Then that's it!
The winner will be picked at 8 pm on 4th May by Random Generator so make sure you check to see if it is you - I will then post out to the winner and look forward to seeing your creations on Winter Wonderland.

Now this card, was a necessity as Sir Stampalot is one of my favorite places to shop and they have their very first Challenge which is a theme of "Fantasy" I don't have many stamps to meet this criteria but this one I feel is that underwater fantasy of sea creatures, mermaids etc.  This is a challenge and a half as you have to enter another five challenges and can only enter Sir Stampalot if it is a combo of five, Sir Stampalot making six.

So here are my five challenges

Friday Sketchers - with this perfect sketch and they are sponsored this week by my Simon Says Stamp (who are also now sponsoring Winter Wonderland)

Totally Papercrafts - 4 embelishments, 3 Papers, 2 ribbons/lace and 1 image
I have used 3 mono papers from the Capsule range, a butterfly charm,  flowers, pearls and a feather instead of a leaf and lots and lots of glitter.  The lace is a thread through lace so I threaded through the green ribbon - thread through lace from Running with Scissors. And the image is from my winnings at Sweet Pea Stamps.

Copic Colour Challenge - a fabulous colour selection this week
Caardvarks - Celebrating Core'dinations - create a monochromatic card ( a regular thing for me at the moment)

Sweet Pea Stampers - Wonderland (my interpretation of a water wonderland)
 Finally to the card then :)

and finally the close up of the copic colour blended image

well must get going, as need to go shopping, cut the grass and get to the ironing - but the sun is out two of the jobs wont seem to bad as I get to be out in it.

chow for now my friends

Kate xx


Sue said...

Hi Kate
oh gorgeous card, awesome colouring, beautiful papers 7 layout, luv it, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

lovely candy offer.x

mewTilman said...

Congratulations on joining WW DT. Beautiful cards. I started a blog but need blog instructions so I can post. Thanks for site links and candy.

Powerful Search Engine said...

Hi Kate a stunning card for our challenge over at Sweet Pea stampers I love the green flourishes around the image hugs Pascale

brenda said...

Hi Kate

Sounds like a bust day in sote for you.

A realy feel of fantast to your card with a great colour combo adn super attention to detail.

Thank you for joining in our Stampalot challenge and good luck.

B x

Pink Dandelion said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and the colours you have used. Thank you for the chance to win this yummy candy. I have entered WW this week. Good luck in all the challenges. Take Care Debs xx

Sally H said...

Wow! A stunning card! Love the colour scheme. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!

Tkat said...

wow! gorgeous colouring on this image -- and great card! thanks for the comment on my blog --- and the tip on the candy. :) i've added ur candy to my blog sidebar. :) have a fabulous day!!! :)

sam21ski said...

Great care Kate - love all the different shades of green you've got going on xxxxx

Unknown said...

Wow Kate she is stunning xx

pinky said...

Gorgeous card Kate, she is one gorgeous fairy and coloured so beautifully. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month.

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Kate I have spent so long just taking in the wonderful detail of the creation wow its stunning thank you so much for sharing this with us at Sir Stampalot
Lorraine x

Lisa said...

Hi Kate, Gorgeous card! Such a beautiful image.

Thanks for the chance to win your fab candy! I have done all the things you asked.

Lisa x

Debbie said...

A gorgeous card Kate, the image is beautiful and I love the pretty papers and the fab flowers.
Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Pea Stampers.
Debbie x

Kim said...

Beautiful card! I became a follower.... I am off to check out the WW challenges!

PinksyDoodles said...

Hi Kate,
Your card is stunning! I love the beautiful image and all the wonderful detail.
Thank you for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Clare x

Tracy said...

Fabulous creation,Thanks for joining the first Sir Stampalot challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Francesca said...

Wonderful card , Thanks for Joining us at Sir Stampalot this Month and good luck

Stampin'Piper said...

Great card! Thanks for joining the Friday Sketchers!

Hugs Tanja

Amy C said...

Pretty card!! Thanks for joining us at Caardvarks!!

Sir Stampalot said...

Lovely composition. I don't usually use greens but it makes it look really fresh and pretty.
Thanks for taking part in the first Sir Stampalot Challenge.
Good Luck

- janicex

Rita said...

Thanks for the candy.
I have done all that you asked... bye

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