Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Cheery Lynn Designs - Kraft Challenge


 
 
Hi and Good Morning :)  Back again today with my card for our new challenge over at the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge blog where this weeks theme is  'Keep It Krafty' .  As always the winner will receive a brilliant $20 voucher to spend online in the Cheery Lynn Store.
 
I used a 6 x 6 inch Kraft Card base, and all the layers and dies were cut from one other additional card base so everything would match.  I layered Prima Romance Novel Papers and inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.  I made the gorgeous bunting by using the Pennant die and cutting one layer in card and one layer from paper. 
 
 
The 'waste' from the paper sits perfectly on top of the pennant, and I still have the paper pennant to use on another project.  I coloured my image with Distress inks and a gold pen, and the background was created using the Fall Leaves embossing plate - I was really pleased with how this turned out, as its quite a subtle effect and didnt overpower the image or the rest of the design. 
 
I stamped my sentiment on one of the new sentiment frames as these are a perfect size for cards, and  layered 2 of Hearts, Mini Flourish, Dimensional leaves and a button, and finally added twine, card candi and a charm from my stash to finish.
 
All dies used on this project are:
 
 
You have until Sunday to join in, so lots of time left to enter our challenge and join in the fun, and dont forget there is always fresh daily inspiration from the other talented members of the DT over on our Cheery Lynn Designs Inspiration Blog.
 
I am entering this card in the below competitions:
 
Creative Craft Challenges - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Add a Sentiment
Crafts & Me - Fave colour - black
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoes - Distressing
Natalie & Amy - Anything Goes
Saturday Challenge - Distressing
A & T Challenge - Flourishes and Swirls
 
I hope everyone has a smashing day today and thanks so much for popping by,
 
 

57 comments:

Chrissy said...

Fantastic card alison, I love the kraft and blue, gorgeous papers and image, fabulous colouring, love the hearts and all the dies...gorgeous card, I love it.

luv CHRISSYxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Wow Alison - an FF bear rarely looks this chic! Love your colour palette, brilliant colouring and fab design. Hugs, Lesley

Doreen said...

Oh this is gorgeous,love the image and fab papers.xxx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Alison. Love the image and your designs always amaze me. Fabulous!
Lorraine x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE this. Brilliant colours and embellishing and EVERYTHING.

Hugs,
Sarn xxx

Suzilou said...

Oh gosh Alison, this is just lovely. Love all the dies and the blue with the kraft card works reall well. I need to get myself some of this card.

Hope you aren't been battered to much by the weather where you are. Enjoy the rest of your week :) xx

Paula (PEP) said...

The shading on that gift box is superbly dimensional - & your colour scheme using the kraft is amazingly striking. I must say those banners are very different to other dies that I've seen.
Paula (PEP)

Berit said...

Gorgeous! I love the colors and great design!

Vicky said...

Good morning sweetie loving this awesome ceation, colours & image are lush!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

tilly's crafts said...

stunning card Alison, love all the layers and details, gorgeous
Kim x

Claire said...

Just adorable hun, love the colours and such a cute bear! Hugs, Claire x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Alison. I love the image and the soft colours. Such beautiful detailing too.

hugs Sue

Natalie Amy said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous!! I LOVE the vintage feel and the way you have used all those dies :D Thank you for joining our first ever Natalie and Amy challenge and Crafts and Me. Good luck.

Huge hugs

Amy xx

Sasha said...

Gorgeous design, Alison. Love your use of Kraft and beautiful dies x

Debbie said...

Love all the detail.. and the colors are so soft.

Hugs
Debbie

Lilli said...

Totally gorgeous card, fab colors and your coloring and detailing is so great :))
Hugs Lilli xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Love this one Alison! Really like that Pennant die! Judy x

KarinsArtScrap said...

great card Alison, love the design and the kraft paper.
your pannent die is fantastic.

greetings karin

Vicky said...

Fabulous Alison...and loving all your delish dies too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Tracey T said...

This is a fabulous card. I love the blue and kraft combination and those die cut shapes... I think I need to start making a Christmas present wish list! Hugs, Tracey x

Desire Fourie said...

Alison I just love this. So beautifully designed. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Katina said...

FABULOUS!!!
xx

Annette said...

Gorgeous Alison. I love the hearts.
Annette
xx

pam said...

fabulous card Alison,love the colours & fab layout pam

Little K Smith said...

Aaawww super sweet card Alison, adore the FF bear, fab design and I love the colour combo too! :)
Kelly.x

catherine said...

This is just so beautiful Alison and love the layout to it all. The pennants look fab.
x catherine

Eileen said...

The black and craft work perfectly together her Alison. Love your image and the dies and embellishments are beautiful
Eileen x

coops said...

so stunning alison.fab striking colours and details and i love the sweet ff bear :D

xx coops xx

Olga said...

another beauty, as all your creations are, I would appreciate you going to Heartfelt Creations blog and voting for me. thanks hon!!

Pauline said...

Utterly adorable Alison! I love this sweet image, ans the fabulous Die cuts! I love the burlap, and the kraft tones too, so warm and inviting.

debby4000 said...

Oh what a sweetheart of a card Alison, absolutely gorgeous.
luv
Debby

Susan Flynn said...

Wow Alison this is a corker! Love the cute image and the pennants. But my absolute favourite are those hearts!! WOW!! x

Faye said...

Alison, this is cuteness. I think maybe my favourite card from you. Love the colours, details, image... All of it. X

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Alison
A gorgeous and beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at BEARLY MINE CHALLENGES
Hugs Dianne xx

June Nelson said...

Wow Alison hunnie this is fabulous!!!!!ooh your colour combo is to die for its so clever sweets, love it loads huggies jun exxxxx

Patricia said...

Good Morning,
Just found my way here, I am so glad I did.
Love your style, way different from mine but you have stirred something in me. I will be back to have another wee look later.
Have a Great Day

Patricia x

Mrs O crafty blog said...

Love the detail on this card Alison,it's a great card Px

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Thanks for joining our last challenge of "Distressing" on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

Hugs Jane x

Vicky said...

Totally gorgeous card sweetie sooooo love the colours.

Thank you also for joining us girlies over at Crafts & Me Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Gunn`s Kort said...

So cute image and I love all the details:)
Have a nice weekend!
Hugs Gunn

Violets Corner said...

Fantastic colouring Alison, the image pops beautifully.

Love
Maarit

Donna Mosley said...

A very beautiful card Alison, love the very pretty details and gorgeous colour combo.

Donna x

mixamatoasties said...

Wow Alison, this is stunning. Love the colours, they're just fab and all the little details!

Susan xx

Bea und Doreen said...

gorgeous card Alison. The bear is so cute. love all the die cuts - amzing
Big hugs
Doreen xx

Cheryl said...

oh wow Hun this is just stunning oh the layout papers,and design just brilliant hugs Cherylxxxx

Dora said...

O wow this is truly amazing, what a fun stamp too and really stunning style, love it xxx

Sue said...

Wow!! this is gorgeous Alison.. what a sweet image and I love the embossing behind it.. and those scrummy papers… and the beautiful die cuts and embellies… absolutely stunning my friend!
Hope you have a good weekend!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Heidi said...

Another beautiful card!
Loely details and the image is so sweet:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

Marie said...

This is stunning! It's a brilliant card that looks amazing. Thanks for joining us in our sentiment challenge at the BMC challenges this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Absolutely stunning hun, the dark colour looks so striking with the kraft and the image die cuts and layout are all beautiful, love it
Lindsay xx

Vee said...

Fantastic card Allison, I love the blues and the kraft together. So much detail and gorgeous papers.
xx Vee

Shell~AK Stamper said...

Fabulous card Alison, love the little bear image with a big ole present!

Glad you found us at A and T for the Flourishes and/or Swirls Challenges!

Shell~Alaska♥
A and T~DT

Mau xx said...

This is adorable, love the image and your colour combo is fantastic
Hugs Mau xx

marion82 said...

very beautiful!!

Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges!!
hugs
xMx

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tiggertastic said...

oh vintage style, love it
Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog - Tiggertastic

Designing for:

Sketch Saturday , Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

ChrisAndCat said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, love the colours and layout.

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the colours scheme. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.
Nikki x

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