Tuesday 19 July 2011

CAS meets Pink and Yellow Hedgie................................and some wins

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
Before I move on I would like to thank the ladies at One Stop Craft Challenge for choosing me as one of their top three last week

Debbie and the team at Paper Creator's for the runner up position and prize

Today I have tried very hard, yet again to create a Clean And Simple, Less is More creation.  I had a couple of challenges in mind so whilst another creation was drying this is what I came up with.
On Sunday my beloved hubby Matt, accompanied me to the Summer Crafting craft show at Doncaster Racecourse.  As planned I managed to bump into my crafting buddies, which I think was more luck than anything else as on changing my phone to my new one, I had lost both of their numbers.  This gorgeous Penny Black image was one I had just bought as I turned around and spotted them.  Got lots of other new stash too, will point it out along the way over the next few posts.

This card is a one layer card.  I stamped the My Sentiment Exactly sentiment across the middle.  Placing the larger hedgie in the bottom left corner and the little bumble bee in the top right.  I used my nestie to cut out some circles as templates and used the cut out piece too, well why not I thought.  I used Spun Sugar distressed ink to colour around the circles and in the little circle prior to putting the larger circle slightly off tilt over it.  Like the overall effect.

Here is a close up of the little hedgie
with his little pink daisy with the yellow centre and pink cheeks.  The bumble bee in his normal yellow with a clear glitter sakuro pen for his little wings. The image has been coloured in copics.

I would like to welcome all my new followers and wish you all well in the 200 follower candy.  I will be posting my 300 candy at the end of the current candy.  For those of you that have not yet entered the 200 follower candy you can do so here, thank you to Feline for now advertising my candy too.

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!!

I would like to enter this little number into the following challenges
Crafty Cardmakers - One Layer Card C10
iCopic - Pastels
Card Cupids - Monochromatic
Mad for Markers - Pink and Yellow
Cupcake Inspirations - Photo inspirational
Less is More - Circles
Mark's Finest Papers =  Bright and Cheery Pink, Yellow and Green
Allways Something Creative - Yellow and one more colour
Cute and Girly - Things with wings
Copic Creations - Pastels

Enjoy the rest of your evening


McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love the hedgie & the bee, fab design and sentiment.
Kevin xx

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
a totally gorgeous card, i luv the ickle hedgie, & bee, fabulous design, been persisting down all day again here, no likey no likey! sue,x

Lynn said...

Hedgie is so cute, and I love how you have created the background. Lynn x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Looking forward to seeing what else you bought. Love the soft effect of the circles and of course the cute hedgie. Marianne x

KarinsArtScrap said...

veru beautiful design kate, love the circels and your cute hedgie.
great card.

greetings karin

Lisa Jane said...

oh what a cute little image and i love those soft pink cicles
Thanks for joining us at BTC&G this month
Lisa x

Larisa said...

wow! It is so nice and joyful! very beautiful card! The background paper is fantastic!!

Aunty Sue said...

oh i do like this very clever design

Janeen said...

What a beautiful background you created. Love it! I like those little hedgies too, just finished coloring some this a.m. Thanks for playing in the bright and cheery tri-color challenge with Friends of Speedy the cat.

Winnie and Patty said...

Very cute card Kate. It made me smile! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week!

Chrissie said...

What a lovely delicate looking card, that pink is so pretty and lots of circles too.
Thanks so much
Lady LIM
"Less is More"

Jessica Buffa said...

Congrats on your Wins!!! And beautiful card. I really admire your coloring! Super cute...good luck on all the challenge entries!

coops said...

gorgeous card kate.the sweet hedgie is fab and i love the soft colours and cas design :D
congrats on your wins.

xx coops xx

Mandi said...

So soft and delicate
Really pretty card
Thank you so much
Diva LIM
"Less is More"

Anonymous said...

Brilliant card, love this little hedgehog. Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

Curt in Indy said...

Hey Kate! I really do love the background circles you created for this one layer card. I'm not good at one layer cards but this is a great idea because it makes it look richer somehow. These images are adorable (especially the little bee!) Best, Curt

Joan's passions said...

I love the card:) It's georgeous. And the background - amazing:)

Linby said...

What a sweet card- I love the background effect.
Sorry to mixing up the weeks on WW - thanks for your kind comment.

Theresa said...

So very beautiful! Love all the softness. That hedgie is just too cute.

Sandra H said...

This is simply gorgeous:) Sandra H

Mandy said...

How did I know that you would make a one layer card this gorgeous Kate, I love it, you are so creative.
I wanted to say a huge thank you hunny for helping us get past our 1000 entry's target at Simon Says Stamp :)
big hugs Mandy xx

Anne said...

Love the way the pink matches the hedgehog's pink cheeks! What a cutie

fionalawlor said...

Wow this is a gorgeous card! You have done a really great job with our one layer card challenge :)
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.
Fiona x

Kathyk said...

Delightful card and such a pretty pink too


Natali said...

Hi Kate!! Congratulations with your TopS 3!!! Yahoooo!!!
I like idea of your card. Very interesting and nice finished (just right). Nice job!!!!
Hugs. Natali

Carol Hurlock said...

How precious. The image is adorable. I love the bee too-that was such a cute added touch to this card. Thank you so much for playing along in the Speedy's Friends Challenge. It was a joy to visit you today. Hope you can play with us again next week!

Susan said...

Gorgeous Kate! Love the hedgehog and the little bee... too cute! Thanks for joining in the Pink and Yellow Challenge at Mad for Markers.
Susan xxox

Melissa said...

Lovely card.
Thanks for joining in at Mad for Markers.

Lisa said...

What a sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!

Kazza said...

I just had to comment as everytime I go to M4M site this card catches my eye. It is simply BEAUTIFUL.

Unknown said...

A lovely card. Thankyou for joining in with us at Mad for Markers.
Alicia xx

Hannapanna said...

This is really lovely. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly and our Things with Wings Challenge. Good luck. Hugs, Hanna

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