Monday, 11 May 2009

Sketch Saturday #50

Hi all
Well my morning shopping for wedding outfits proved fruitless I'm sorry to say. Everything just looked horrible on me. I looked fat and frumpy, and came back on a real downer. Even if I go on a diet now, I'm unlikely to lose enouth to make the difference I want to see, boo hoo...

I got stuck in to the Sketch Saturday challenge when I got back to cheer myself up. Here's what I did.
I chose this fabulous image from Pink Gem. I love this little fairy leaping the toadstool. It's such a fun image don't you think?I chose Crate Papers this time. I just love those bright colours. My image is coloured with Copic markers as always. I did a little doodling with a white gel pen and added some 'fairy dust' to the fairy wings. The text was made from a cuttlebug embossing folder. I cut out one of the words, and sanded the top off to show the letters more clearly. I think it works a treat, and just goes with the image.
The butterflies are from a Martha Stewart punch, and the flowers Prima, however the little sunflowers were bought from John Lewis.
I love this card...and it's cheered me up.
Take care


Rach said...

a fabulous card sweetie, looks so cheery and bright, would make someones day to recieve this ... i am sure that you will find something soon for the wedding..x

Riet said...

Wowww Debbie,what a beautiful,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, wonderful colours and details.

Michele Roos said...

Gorgeous card Debbie. Love the image and the colours you've used. Hugs Michele x

Mariska said...

Oh my I am in love with this card!!! I love the cute image that I haven't seen before and everything on the card just seems to scream the same feeling the image screams out, FUN! The butterflies, the sentiment, absolutely perfect!! Thank you for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week!


Steph said...

Such a pretty card, love her sparkly wings! Try not to be so hard on yourself re the wedding outfits!

Christine (All She Crafts) said...

Sorry to hear about your disappointing shopping trip. Experienced much the same thing on Sat myself, trying to find my mum some shoes to fit her (that she likes!!) Talk about exasperating!

But no wonder your lovely card cheered you up.. It would me, too!

Great idea on the Cuttlebug word. Genius!

Hope you solve your wedding outfit dilemma!

Chris xx

Stacey said...

Simply gorgeous papers Debbie and this image is just perfect for them ~♥~

Lynsey said...

Wow Debbie this is stunning! I love all the details. Sorry about your shopping trip, hopefully you will find something nice.
Hugs Lynsey:)

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