Saturday, 16 July 2011

One Stop Craft Challenge - Sketch



This week over at One Stop Craft Challenge we have a fab sketch by my teamie Val, and we are sponsored this week by Sassy Studio Designs .  I really enjoyed making this card, and went to town on dies, punches and lots of sparkle.


I hand stitched the papers and hand beaded the embellishments.  I used Prima papers, an MS punch and the frame was cut with my digital die-cutter as the image was just too big for a standard nestie. 

I am entering this card in the below competitions:

Digital Tuesday - Spellbound - the flourishes are Spellbinders
Crafts and Me - Summertime
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Emerald Faeries - Nice and Girly
Crafty Calendar - Under the Sea
Cupcake Craft Challenges - 47 - Pearls & Swirls
Magical Mondays - Texture
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Do You Stack Up - Stitching
Moving along with the Times - Favourite things - Stitching, pearls & Swirls
Rainbow Ladys Challenge - A Stitch in Time
Allsorts - Free n' Easy
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes


Thanks so much for visiting my blog today, and I hope everyone has a smashing sunny weekend! :)

39 comments:

Sussie said...

Your card is stunning! I love everything about it! Have a great weekend!
Hugs!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow alison, what a fab card and all the embellishments they are gorgeous.
gorgeous card.

I did not look hahahaha, but your card is not arrived yet mayby today I let you know.

greetings karin

Dora said...

Wow Alison, this is awesome, love all the punching on your card, it's lovely xxx

Annette said...

This is such a stunner Alison. I love all the dies and those cute little pearlescent shells you've added. It is such a great card. Love it. Annette xx

Denise and Louise said...

Oh wow I LOVE this. Am really into mermaids at the moment and this one is gorgeous. Love everything about this card.
Hugs
Denise xx

Teresa said...

Wow! Alison, this card is fabulous! I love your colouring of that amazing image and all the attention to detail...she looks great. Hugs, Teresa x

CraftyC said...

Love this Alison, fabulous dies used and wonderful shades of green!
Clairexx

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card, love all the different embellies, and the oval frame is great.
Love Avril xx

princesskitten said...

rally pretty - love all the sea details

Kitten DYSU team

D K Crafts said...

Hi Alison. Gorgeous card. Love the mono colours and the detail is fab. Adorable image and the little shells are a lovely touch. The flourishes are so pretty too. Enjoy your weekend. Donna

coops said...

fantastic card alison.the image is beautiful and i love your stunning colouring and details :D

xx coops xx

WencheP said...

Awesome card. Fantastic image and I love the green colors. Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Lisa said...

Hi Alison, Wow your card is beautiful! Such lovely colours and gorgeous image.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge.

Lisa x

Suzilou said...

Hi Alison, Gorgeous card, really love the colour and beautifull image and all the fab embelishments. Just stunning!

Am missing all the challenges at the mo, not sure where the time is going! Promise to try harder :) xx

Fleur said...

Hi Alison, I love this, the image & the colours are fab.
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....

Hugs
Judith

DesignerDiva said...

Love this gorgeous card Alison, green is my favourite colour and its never used enough in card making - not even by me!

Thanks for sharing your card and your favourites with us this week at MAWTT and good luck with the challenge

Hugs Laurie x

Faye said...

Ooooooh, very nice indeedy. Luuuurve the green. Thanks so much for playing at Cupcake this week. x

Deb said...

oh wow, this is just beautiful, love the colour and the fabulous image!
Hope you are having a fab weekend, Debxx

Mona E said...

OMG!!! Alison, this is absolutely stunning! Fantastic colouring! Looove this. Hugs...Mona

Paula said...

Stunning with those little shells & the way they pick up the detailing of her tail.I can see you are at home with your new toy too. Love the colours on this - I'm just a greenie!! As for all the frondwork - so apt for the image & it adds so well to the feeling of swirliness of water.
Paula (PEP)

Julye said...

All the detail really gives a feeling of depth thanks for sharing with us all here at OSAAT.

Miranda said...

wow Alison, this is fantabulous...such a gorgeous card you made again
love those little shells, is that a punch?
and the image is very cute too

thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week
hugs
Miranda

Donna said...

Such a beautiful card Alison and a fab choice of theme from our previous challenges...thank you so much for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

Heidi said...

Your card is stunning!
Beautiful design and details:)
The image is so pretty and your colouring is fantastic.
Have a great day!
Hugs, Heidi:)

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Alison. Love the colours and the image. Hugs Michele x

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is gorgeous love the image and fab details, big hugs love Pops x x x x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Wow - fabulous shades of green Alison, and a totally gorgeous card. Love the layout and the borders, and you've done a great job with the hand stitching.

Thank you for sharing with us MAWTT this week - hugs, Sylvia x

Pami said...

Gorgeous card Alison, I love the different shades of green and all the swirls. Thanks so much for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck! Pami x

Mina said...

wow Alison what a stunning card, I love the monochrome look its perfect for this stunner...thanks for joining in with our Crafts and Me challenge
Mina xxx

laney said...

Absolutely fabulous Alison!! it's stunning
Thanks for joining us this time at Bearlymine would love to see you next time too
hugs
lane

JOAN said...

WOW! This is a stunning card!! Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up. Joan

Hazel said...

Love your card, its very beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Magical Mondays,
H xx

Abi said...

Hey Alison, not only do I love your card, you also more importantly (!) have the seal of approval from my 8 year old expert!! She totally adores it & her reaction on first seeing it was very flattering!! xx

kim-paperbabe said...

Beautiful card Alison loving all the green very serene!
♥ Thanks for sharing it with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!
BiG HuGs Kim :)

mommyof5kidz said...

WOW! JUst gorgeous! I LOVE those sea shells! Thanks for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Mummylade said...

This is a gorgeous creation Alison! Thank you so much for sharing with us Allsorts and good luck!

Lacey Stephens said...

Fabulous card. I love all the textures you added. Thanks for joining us at Magical Monday Challenges. We have another fun challenge starting today - Red and Teal color combo. Just remember, you must use a Magical Character to enter.
~Lacey
www.stampandcreate.com
Magical Monday Challenge DT

Brenda said...

beautiful card., love mermaids, I am now a follower, looking forward to getting my paper stash out and crafting some cards! thanks for the inspiration!

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