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Saturday, 8 September 2012

Sketch Saturday #224

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I had a Mojo bypass when it came to making my card this week.  I didn't like the first one so I made another.  The image from card number one will get chopped up and used in a different layout for a challenge another day. 
I'm very happy with this one although it was done in a bit of a rush and it would have benefited from a little distress ink around the edges of my image.
I used Mo Manning's wonderful "The Tramp" which you can find here.  He has been coloured with Copics and layered up using some DCWV "Tattered Time" script and some plain DCWV which I have punched with a never used Martha Stewart punch.  I added a strip of Tim Holtz film acetate ribbon and a ticket I found in my stash.   
Some Craftworks candy dots and (hopefully) a masculine flower have been added in keeping with our wonderful sketch this week.
Be inspired by the super makes of my fellow Saturdays and come and play along with us this week.
 I am additionally entering my card into the following challenges:
"Anything Goes" at
Kaboodle Doodles #135 "Music, Dance or any of the Arts"; and 
Crafts and Me #100 "Add a Flower"


Janice said...

What a beauty! Can't comment on your failed card, but this one certainly makes the grade! Really lovely. Have a super weekend, Jx

Doreen said...

Your card is gorgeous,love the fab

Alex H. said...

Great card for a man... funny image and wonderful colour combination!
;-) Alex H.

Cumbrianlass said...

A smashing card with a great image love how it is coloured.
Thanks for joining in the Kaboodle Doodles challenge and good luck

heidy said...

What a fabolous card Lesley,I love this image!!
XXX Heidy

Pat K said...

Fabulous card Leslie. Love the different textures used and the beautifully coloured image. Have a good weekend. xx

Faye said...

Mojo bypass indeed! Sometimes it goes that way and when we do something else it comes together. It looks like it's come together on this fab card. Love, love, love the details. X

coops said...

love this lesley.the image is fantastic and i love your rich colours :D

xx coops xx

Unknown said...

Love this adorable image! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

Anonymous said...

You are quite right to be happy with this one, Lesley. Your colouring is amazing.
Printer talk again - I haven't really entered the world of watercolours, so I printed in black and colour onto some ordinary card, then swiped over it with a very wet brush. The black is waterproof, but colour not so much.

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Céline said...

Hi Lesley,
i love your card so much ! first the combo and second the image.
so great combination!!!
love the film strip ribbon too perfect for the image

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Gorgeous card indeed! I guess our mojo sometimes has to be cranked up a bit. I dislike it when my mojo isn't there when I need it. This is a very nice and wonderful card perfect for our challenge.

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Music, Dance or Any of the Arts” Challenge!

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Anonymous said...

Oh wow I just LOVE this Lesley!! Such a fun image and your details are amazing with the ticket and papers!! LOVE IT!! Hope you're enjoying your weekend friend! HUGS

The Gov. said...

I'll say this is just cute in so many ways! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

Shelby said...

The rich colors are perfect for him and love the punch you've used!


Marianne said...

What a nice card, I love the image.
Hugs, Marianne

Anne said...

Such a fun image, and I love the colors. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Mrs A. said...

I look at these sketch designs and haven't a clue what to do. Your card is the tops. Love the image (going for looksee in a min. Thanks for the link) and using the film negative is a brill idea. Loving that flower too. In fact just send me the whole card!! Hugs Mrs A.

Debbie said...

I love this little guy, and your coloring and layout is just perfect.


Steph said...

Fabulous! I love this image and the colour combo is absolutely perfect!! x

Vicky said...

Hi my sweetie how are you? This is super awesome hun I sooooo love this image I've really been neglecting my Mo images just lately but I've slapped my wrist & kicked my butt into gear lol. Fabbylicious colouring sweetie.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Anonymous said...

Wonderful male card, love the vintage look
Hugs Julie P

Tracy said...

Oh that's a cool sketch! I'll definitely be using that one. Old Charlie is one of my favorite Mo images and you've found the perfect papers and embellies to dress him up. Fantastic card Lesley!

Unknown said...

Love this one Lesley! Love the image and your colour choices are just fab! Luv & Hugs, Trish x

Franz♥ said...

Fab card Lesley! Perfect design and papers for this fab Mo's image!

Thank you very much for joining us at Mo's Challenge this week.

Hugs, Franz.

Wishcraft said...

Ooh this is fabulous! Great image and the film strip is the perfect embellishment for him :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Anja said...

Stunning card, Lesley! Love the simple touch and the papers you chosed for this great Mo image. It's one of my favourites for male cards. By the way, the "masculine flower" is pretty cool!
Thanks for sharing your card with us at Mo's Digital Challenge!

Hugs, Anja

PS: Thank you also for becoming a follower of my blog and welcome! ♥

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Love your card ..... and how you've used so many different papers for it, great job on the coloring.....


Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card Lesley, love the fab image and design. The flower is beautiful.

Donna x

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

This is brilliant.

Love the colour combo and your stunning flower.

Perfect colouring of your image .. .. love it, love it, love it!!!

I hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

Inger Harding said...

Thanks for joining my blog Giveaway :)
♥ Hugs, Inger

Heather said...

Such a fantastic card Lesley, your choice if colour and papers are fabulous. Your Mo's image is stunning and I think your details are perfect!!

Heather xx

Unknown said...

I agree about the distress ink around the image Lesley, but I love the way he is just slightly out of the frame in places. Fab image and great choice of papers hun :)
Lizy xx

Julie said...

This is fabulous Lesley!! Awesome colour work and I love the detail of the punched edges! Gorgeous 'male' flower too (said in a very deep voice!). See you later! Juliexx

Turtle In The Sand said...

Who couldn't have fun with Charlie Chaplin? This is stunning. Love the bit of gingham ribbon flower. Love the color scheme.