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Saturday, 9 March 2013

Sketch Saturday #249

It's Saturday which means another fab sketch from
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Our amazing Jen - sketch designer extraordinaire - has gone for another rectangle but I'm pretty sure I cracked it with this one which is my second attempt, using A little Birdie told me by Mo Manning at Digital Pencil.  I absolutely LOVE this image which I paper pieced using My Mind's Eye Lost and Found "Blush" papers, coloured with Copics and then cut out various bits and popped them up on silicone glue.  When I was a very little girl, I used to have a dress in fabric very similar to the paper I used for her dress.

My back ground papers are Prima Botanical and I used one of the embellishments from my wedding invites years ago for the floral bouquet.  The sentiment is word processed and cut with a Stampin Up Jewellery Tag punch and the scallops were cut with a Fiskars punch.   

I struggled with my photography today on account of the fog and drizzle but this side view which was intended to show the popping a little better looks a little less blurred.  And here is Jen's fab sketch.  Do check out all of the DT's blogs including our March Guest Designer Anat (tshupile) who has made a dream of a card for us this week and come and play along with us.  If, like me, you struggle with rectangles - it's perfectly okay to make your card as a square.
And before I go I wanted, once again, to apologise for my lack of visits to your blogs.  I have been back to Prague again for business reasons.   They were shooting a film outside where we stay and I thought I would share a few pics with you.  There was a ton of snow in Prague while we were there and the crew obviously had to clear it all away before they could shoot!!!

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
DP2 - Anything Goes with a Mo Manning image
The Ribbon Girl - Add Ribbon or Twine
Creative Inspirations - Happy Mother's Day
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes


Céline said...

so gorgeous Lesley, love the gogeous papers and design

Faye said...

Well there could be more unpleasant places to go for business... Prague is so scenic. Anyway. Fab card, so pretty, the papers are perfect for the lovely image and you have rocked the rectangle. X

Inger Harding said...

Sooo gorgeous Lesley!!!
Adorable image and beautiful colors!
Have a lovely weekend.

♥ Hugs, Inger

Turtle In The Sand said...

Aww this is too sweet. Those botanicals are so soft and beautiful. The Mothers Day sentiment is perfect for the image.

Turtle In The Sand said...

Oops forgot, Seeing the movie being filmed had to be exciting. What was the name of the film and actors. Amazing how they cleared the snow. Glad you got to experience it. Hugs

Tracy said...

You did a fab job with the rectangle and I love the paper piecing and 3D effects. You really brought this sweet image to life Lesley. Hugs!

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is beautiful Lesley, I like the adorable image, the papers and the flowers.
Kevin xx

Debbie said...

Wow on your card, but a bigger WOW on your recent travels to Prague and your travel back in time that you got to see while they were filming. Thanks again for visiting us at Mo's this week for our Anything Goes challenge


heidy said...

Beautiful card Lesley and great pictures!!
XXX Heidy

Sandy said...

Boy am I ever glad I found you!!! You make wonderful, beautiful cards - just grand. I have become a follower for sure - love your art work sugar and thanks for the pictures of an up and coming movie!!

lou14 said...

A very pretty card, love the colours and image. Thank you for entering in Creative Card Crew challenge.
Lou DT.

tshupile said...

A fantastic card. Love this paper piecing.And did you said from the wedding? wow....! :)

coops said...

so gorgeous lesley.i love your colours and really sweet image ;D
those pics are fab, i wonder what film it was?

xx coops xx

Shelby said...

Hope you had a wonderful and productive time in Prague!
Love how this card turned out. The image is so stinkin cute and you've colored her up wonderfully.


Jenn Bedient said...

Lovely card. Great image and ribbon you have used. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew. Hope you have a fabulous day!

- Jenn DT

Marianne Reijgersberg said...

Amazing card Lesley. What a lovely image this is.
Love your paperchoise. It gives a spring feeling.
Hugs Marianne

Dawn B. said...

Lesley this is so precious. I love the way you colored the image and cut it out. Great job.

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love your sweet image and pretty DP, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations, hugs, Sarah x

Pat said...

Hi Lesley!! How cool to be in Prague!! I'm jealous!! And you had time to create this gorgeous card!!! I love this Mo image...she really is so cute, isn't she? And your paper piecing is fabulous!! I'm always so delighted when you come play with us here at Mo's! Hugs. Pat Frank

Mrs A. said...

Such a pretty card and your paper piecing is second on none. Hugs Mrs a.

An Occasional Genius said...

So gorgeous Lesley, if I hadn't spent my next 2 years craft budget on my holidays I might have said I needed those Prima papers lol!

Have a great day, hugs xx

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

A beautiful card. Gorgeous colours and I love the window scene.

Great photographs from Prague too. You certainly do a lot of jetting about!! LOL!!!

Hope all is good with you.

Love Jules xx

p.s. You will be pleased to know I have lost half a stone so far on my little weight loss mission :-)

FiLoMa said...

This is a lovely card. Thanks for playing along at the Creative Card Crew Ribbon challenge. Cheers FiLoMa.

Alex H. said...

This card is so lovely... it's really cute image, perfectly coloured... and the lovely design paper... a pretty!
;-) Alex H.

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous image, wonderful photos too, what an amazing place to visit
Hugs julie P

Heather said...

A gorgeous card Lesley, beautiful colouring of Mo's delightful image and perfect papers and details.
I did this sketch for the Saturday but it is still in my computer waiting to be published - I'm useless at the moment!!!
Your photographs are stunning - it must have felt like stepping back in time!!!

Heather xx

Julie said...

Such an adorable Mo image and again, coloured so perfectly! I love your 'wooden' window frame especially. I'm sure your mum must have loved it! Fab pictures of Prague too! Juliexx

Annie said...

an adorable image and a beautiful card.
hugs, annie x

anita01 said...

Hoe bijzonder Lesley!

Warme groetjes,
Anita xxx

Janiel/ janny said...

Stunning card my dear friend!!! The photos are so fun to look at!! Thanks for sharing them!! I hope you are well....I will try to get an email out to you real soon..
big hugs and have a great week!!!!!!!!!