Sunday 20 November 2011

Birthday Wishes

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
Yesterday I got everything bar the ironing done, which I will do today after I have been to teach my class, I did not do it yesterday as I was crafting in my Beach Hut :)  such a fabulous excuse.

This is one of the creations I made yesterday, this is a Birthday card for the step mother in law, now please notice the totally different approach on this one, as this one definitely suits the occasion.  
Base layer and contrast on this one is black and I have used the Papermania Mono Collection papers, which are so very versatile.  I have used my around the page punch from MS once as an edge punch and twice as a corner punch.  The ribbon is from my stash as is the pearls and cheesecloth, the little corners are from Hobby House and flowers from Wild Orchid.  The image is from Tickled Pink and is called 
this is the digital version
She has been coloured in copics using the warm, cools, neutrals and toner greys, with a little clear gel sakuro glitter. Don't you just love working in monotones :)

Now if you have not noticed, although I am sure you have my new 600 follower candy has been posted and you can enter this here . I would like to welcome all my new followers  and wish all my followers luck in the 600 follower candy.   Just have to say you are all awesome thrilled to be over the 700 mark and looking forward to more candy buying:)

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 creation into the following challenges and thank Feline for your assistance as always

Mark's Finest Papers -  Black / White and one other colour (skin tone)
Crafty Ann's - Monochromatic
Totally Papercrafts - Black and White

okay that is me, off to prepare my bits for my class and if I get a chance finish another little something
hope you all enjoy your day
Hugs Kate xx


Moni said...

Great card, fab image and love the colour combo. Hugs,moni

Doreen said...

Oh this is just gorgeous.I love

♥Gemma♥ said...

wow..its absolutely stunning & great colours too!
hugs and xxx

sam21ski said...

Lovely card Kate, love the contrasting colours.

How are the classes going, are you getting more people attending now, or is it just the same with 2 or 3?

Sam xxx

Tammy said...

Beautiful! Love the monotone and gorgeous DP.

Misty's said...

WOW! Gorgeous card Kate,
Michaela xx

Crafty Loops said...

Kate this card is completely gorgeous. I love the beautiful monochromatic tones youve used. And little Lolita is coloured to perfection. I havent used any of these beautiful images before, but will definitely be getting some after seeing this card. Really stunning. Im sure your Step-Mother-in-law will love it (Wow...thats a mouthful!). Lee xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Kate, I like the image, the design and the monotone.
Kevin xx

mags said...

Such a stunning card. Love the monotone look and the image is great.

Karin said...

Such a lovely card! I really like it.

Hugs karin xx

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate, Wow this card is just so beautiful the image is so adorable and your background is so stunning too:) Sandra H

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

WOW! LOVE this! Fab image and I love the colour scheme, beautiful as always Kate
Lindsay xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Kate, this is gorgeous. Love this image and she looks fab in mono. Marianne x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wowzer a gorgeous card, luv the mono tone, awesome colouring, beautiful papers & embelies, lovely design hun, sue,x

nessy said...

wow kate this card is just stunning ~beautifully coloured and gorgeous details!!
vanessa xx

Joey said...

Kate this is stunning, the image is gorgeous and your colourwork so perfect! Joey x

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow this is very beautiful kate, great coloring.

greetings karin

coops said...

so stunning kate.i love your mono colouring and the image and design are gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Martina said...

Great card!! Looks cool and totally diefferent with the monochrome style!

Ann Whitfield said...

Wonderful card Kate, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, a real stunner. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's and good luck
Claire xx

Sandra DeFalco said...

Love how you shaded the image Kate!
Thanks for playing in our 'Birthdays OR Thanksgiving' Challenge #33, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Designing with Debbie said...

Beautiful card. Absolutely stunning. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Really beautiful card - your colouring is stunning.
Thanks for joining our 'Black & White' challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Maulwürfchen said...

Very cool card. Like all the little details I can see. Wow, fabulous.

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