Wednesday, 31 March 2010

YNS Challenge 13: A Touch of Purple


Hello everyone!

This morning I'd like to share with you my DT card for our brand new challenge (#13) over at Your Next Stamp Challenges! It's Karen's turn to set the challenge this fortnight, and she has chosen the theme of 'Purple - go crazy or just add a touch'.  As you can see, I have added just a touch with my lilac ribbon and button!
 
I need to make a whole stack of Easter cards, so I decided to go down the very 'clean and simple' route and design a card that I can duplicate fairly quickly and will work using any combo of plain cardstock.  I followed the fab sketch 57 over at Card Patterns and used my 'Hoppy Easter Fhiona' stamp set.  The stamp set comes with 3 small egg stamps, and so I inked these up with my new SU Whisper White ink and stamped them randomly over the aqua cardstock.  I also did some faux stitching by using a paper piercer to pierce holes and then drew between them with a white pen to create 'stitches'.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:

1. Card Patterns Sketch 57
2. Embellish Magazine - Colour Challenge with Stitching (light aqua, kraft, light pink) - YNS is sponsoring this challenge, so get yourself on over there and you could win some YNS stamps!
3. Totally Papercrafts Challenge 9 - Pink and Green
4. Colour Create Challenge 41 - Your Choice of Pastels
5. Paperplay Week 12 - Easter
6. Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge 35 - Easter
7. Daring Cardmakers - How Egg-Citing I hand stamped the eggs in white ink onto the green card
8. Stamp Something - Doodle Something I've 'doodled' the faux stitching
9. The Pink Elephant Challenge 60 - Pastels

Thanks for dropping by!  I'll be back later with my first Quixotic Challenges card!

Hugs,


Ingredients
STAMP: Your Next Stamp 'Hoppy Easter Fhiona'
INK: SU Whisper White stampin' pad, Versamagic Dew Drops 'Sahara Sand' and 'Spring Pansy' 
COLOURING MEDIUM: Whispers Brush Pens
CARD: SU - Pretty in Pink, Sage Shadow and Kraft
EMBELLISHMENTS: Buttons & Ribbon from stash, Inkssentials White Opaque pen
TOOLS: Paper Trimmer, Scissors, PVA glue, 3D foam pads, SU Mat Pack & Paper-Piercing Tool, Oval Nesties

22 comments:

  1. Awww, this is too cute Sem!! Love it! The faux stitching looks so real too! Great job!!

    Hugs, Naoual xx

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  2. Oh what a sweetie Sem, wonderful card.
    luv
    Debby

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  3. So sweet Semsee! I love the soft delicate look.
    Hugs
    Lana x

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  4. So very very cute and beautiful colors. I love it.

    Jennie

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  5. This is beautiful Semsee!! The colors are so soft! Love your coloring and design!! Very delicate and cute!

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  6. A lovely delicate card. The colours you have chosen are a lovely combination. I love the way you have stmped the eggs onto the background. Another superb card

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  7. Lovely card Simonne! I just love the simple layout and the way you stamped the eggs on the background!
    Hugs
    Karen

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  8. love the colour combo. Thank you for joining the SFTW challenge this week and good luck.

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  9. This is so sweet, love the image and colour combo!

    Thanks for playing along with the challenge over at SFTW and good luck!

    Kate

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  10. This is too cute! Way to fit in 2 color challenges!!! Love the eggs stamped in white for the background, and your faux stitching is perfect!

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  11. Hiya Sem

    this is beauiful, the image is super duper cute and I love the tones of pink and green you have used.

    Joey.x

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  12. What a sweet and pretty card Simonne! Love the gorgeous pastel shades and that adorable image.
    Thanks for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
    Sharon xx

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  13. Such a sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!

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  14. Simmone this card is just darling the touch of purple couldn't be more perfect! Beth

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  15. So sweet card!
    Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!

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  16. Gorgeouss card :) thanks for joining us at TPC this week :)
    hugs Ria

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  17. Aw such an adorble card, love the image and soft papers.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
    Hugs Emma x

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  18. Such a darling card you made Simonne. Love the little purple you spread around and the eggies background of that DP is cute!

    ps. thanks for all your help :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  19. Such a beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing with Card Patterns this week! xx

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  20. This is great! Love your stitching. Thanks for taking on an Embellish challenge!

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  21. These colours are stunning in their simplicity! Lovely, cute card beautifully made.
    Thank you for coming over to Play at Colour Create this week!
    Hugs,
    Eiglas (GDT)
    x

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Thank you so very much for taking the time to pop by and for leaving me a comment! I hope you have a wonderful day! Hugs, Sem x