Sunday 24 July 2011

With a Whiff of Joy

Good evening to you all in the land of blog, Bridget here :)
Today I get to show you the card that we made in my Copic Card class at Grimsby Crafts this afternoon, for those of you in the area that use Copics and want to learn more about how these wonderful pens can be used, then pop into the shop and put your name down for the next class which is on the

21st August 1pm - 3.30pm

Today we learnt the following techniques
Feather Blending
Hair colouring
Pleats and Fold colouring
Back ground colouring

we also got to play with the glue and get just a little messy whilst using that gorgeous lace.  All of the products on the card are available and in stock at Grimsby Crafts.

So here is the card
it is an 8 x 8 inch card, using some lovely 12 x 12 olive papers and the Papermania Capsule Mono Collection purple papers.  The image has been framed with a grand nestie oval scallop and the image plate is the grand nestie oval.  The lace has been sandwiched between the layers of the full scallop oval, the image plate the gorgeous lace and the top double die cut scallop oval.  An MS punch has been used down the edge of the card and liquid pearls.  The ribbon a plain white ribbon has been coloured with a V04 copic pen to perfectly match the colours on the card. The sentiment scroll is another nestie and the flowers are from Grimsby Crafts, Hobby Craft and Wild Orchid.  The leaves are also from a nestie set.  The inner has been made to match. 

Here are some close ups
The image was just perfect for the pleats and folds and the hair for the depth of colour.  
The ribbon coloured to perfection 
and the flowers
Such a pretty card for the class.

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 card into the following creations
Lollipop Crafts - Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum - Elegance and Lace
2 Sisters - Anything Goes
CYDA - Summertime
Easy Craft Projects - Summertime
Make it Colourful - Colour your own embellishments (ribbon)
Totally Gorjuss - Dies or punches
Crafty Catz - No pink or blue

aka Downrightcrafty


Sue said...

Hi ya hun
a beautiful card, awesome colouring as always, luv the pretty lace detail, lovely papers & embelies,wish i had class near me, sue,x

Kellie said...

Oh wow this is absolutely gorgeous, colouring is amazing and the flowers are stunning!

Hugs Kellie

Sandra H said...

This is fabulous love the image and the amazing colouring :) Sandra H

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card, I like the sweet image, the colours and the design.
Kevin xx

MagsB said...

Wow, this is soooo gorgeous! The colouring is fab, and the papers and embellies are so delicious! Terrific!!

luv, Mags x

Theresa said...

Beautifully done Kate! Gorgeous use of the lace and the punched edge. Beautiful!!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow what a gorgeous design, colours and image kate.
love how you addit your lace, it's gorgeous.
great coloring too.

greetings karin

shaz earl said...

Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at SFC this time hope you will join us again, good luck xx.

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card Kate, love the image and papers.

Герцогиня said...

It's gorgeous! Terrific!!

coops said...

wow this is really beautiful kate.stunning image and colours and i love the pretty frame around the image ;D

xx coops xx

Janette said...

A gorgeous card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Tammy said...

Beautiful card Kate. Love the colors and coloring.

Hazel said...

Kate what a totally fabulous card - I love the lace that goes around the main image - stunning. Hazel x

Arline said...

Ooh stunning!x

Linda . J said...

Love your card Kate,the image is adorable and love the colours, the papers are delish.
Hugs Linda


Hi Kate
A gorgeous card beautiful colour's thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

Sazzle said...

What a cute card and just right for our summer challenge over at Fussy & Fancy this week.

x Happy crafting and glittery hugs x


paper fun said...

Your card is stunning. I love the lace.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.


sam21ski said...

Oooh, green and purple, one of my favourite colour combos.

I do apologise for not being a regular visitor these last few weeks, but I've been sooooo busy and just haven't had the chance. I will try to keep up in future. But I do appreciate you still visiting me and leaving me comments.

Sam xxxx

Natali said...

Hello Kate! It is soooo beautiful... No.. It is SOOOOO BEAUTIFUL!!!!!! Again new detalies... Love it a lot!!!
Natali (SME)

Craftdee said...

Wow! This is gorgeous; it's hard to say what I like the best...fab image, BRILLLIANTLY coloured, yummy lace, fantastic, I've decided I love it in its entirety! TFS, Dee

{ Scrappiness } said...

So cute, your card is just wonderful!!
Thanks for playing with us at Easy Craft Projects!!
Kisses, kisses!!

Anita said...

Absolutely gorgeous and I love that color combo.

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

This is such a beautiful card - I love the image and the beautiful ribbon and flowers you have used.

Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away this fortnight for our summertime challenge.


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