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Friday, 30 September 2011

Sketch N Stash with Penny Black and Charisma


It's my niece's (the older one - not the 7 year old) and her husband's first anniversary and I chose to make a card to fit the following challenges
Sketch N Stash - "sketch, and optional 3 DPs and 3 flowers"
Penny Black - "Monochrome"
Charisma Cardz - "Love"
I chose this neglected (but inked once before) image of two cute little meeces at breakfast time, coloured in Copics and Promarkers and I used some equally neglected Stampin Up papers together with a little piece of argyle which I think is a Sizzix paper I found in my scrap drawer.  I Word processed the sentiment specifically for my image, framed it and my image with Nestie cuts and added 3 loops of SU ribbon, 3 bought flowers to which I added gems, and a button and bow.
I haven't been able to get onto the internet for the last few days so I'm sorry I haven't been by for a visit.  I have had to resort to a visit to Starbucks in order to make this post !

14 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Hi Lesley!! WOW!!! What a cutie patootie this is!! :) Love the image and your sentiment goes so perfectly with it!! Hope you have a lovely weekend my dear!! HUGS

kath said...

thanks for sharing your beautiful monochrome card lesley and for joining in the fun over at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

Dorcas said...

SUPER cute, Lesley!

Faye said...

Yay for Starbucks! ;) I think this is a gorgeous card. I'm loving the yellowy hue (My fav colour) and I think the papers work really well together. It has a lovely clean, fresh feel to it and will be well received I'm sure. xxx

Jill said...

wow this is gorgeous lesley love the colours and the papers thanks for joining us at SNS hugs Jill xx

Céline said...

hi lesley!
fab card, love the papers and the colouring of toast is so real
hugs
céline

Cynthia said...

Love the humour you've created with the fab image and sentiment.

xGemmax said...

Absolutely gorgeous card hun..so bright & cheery!!
Thanks for joining us at sketch n stash & good luck :D
hugs and xxx
Gemma

crazyribbonlady said...

Wow!! Love this!! Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week!
Emma x

Julie said...

Stunning Lesley - you at your best!! Colouring is fabulous and love the ribbon use - perfect! Juliexx

Leah the Orange said...

awwwww! love that image, and your warm colours are fantastic for the theme. thanks so much for sharing your adorable creation with the Charisma Galz this week, and good luck in our LOVE challenge! :D

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

Such dedication .. .. off to Starbucks to make a post!!

Not sure where I would go?!?!?!? Eeekkk!!

This is a great anniversary card .. .. I love how you always come up with something "a bit different".

Love Jules xx

Debbie said...

This is a beautiful CAS card something I of course would have great difficulty with lol...and I must admit, your persistance paid off with the fonts because it came out beautifully.

Hugs
Debbie

julieprice3 said...

Love the colors and sweet image, Delightful card!
Hugs Julie P