Sunday, 23 August 2009

Sugar Bowl Challenge 17

Hi again everyone,
Now I have a card today that IS in time for the challenge. It's over at The Sugar Bowl, and is a sketch, with the added challenge of making your own flowers. There is a fab prize on offer for two lucky people, a full set of the brand new Sugar Nellie Autumn Stamps, WOW, a full set. it's gotta be worth a go don't you think?
So for my card I've used one of the Manga Kids. I adore these, and have the first full set, but this is the first time I've used any of them. I love 'em, and they're a dream to colour. Take a look.

The colour scheme of pink and green is one of my favourites, although these ones are much more sultry shades from Bo Bunny, and I love 'em. The sentiment stamp is from Stampin' Up! I love the handwritten look of these stamps.

My flower is truly hand made. First I crocheted a flower using cotton thread. The pink and black flower I made using Fimo modelling clay. Something I'm experimenting with just lately. I combined them and Voila, a handmade flower to order. I've made quite a few from Fimo, and am going to try different colour combinations, so watch this space for something a bit different.

Take care, and happy crafting.



Juls said...

this is gorgeous! Love the papers, and the stitching detail! your handmade flower is amazing!!!! and I think the sentiment is beautiful! totally fab card!

Nilla said...

Debbie, this is beautiful, your crochet flower is the cream of the card! Love it all! Hugs Nilla

cats whiskers said...

Morning Debbie, this is fabulous as are all the other creations you have posted since I went AWOL had a great time looking at then all.
Hugs Jacqui x

Kay Carley said...

Another great looking card Debbie.

I too like the Manga kids but haven't succumbed as yet!!

Kay x

Kathy said...

WOW Debbie your handmade flower is just gorgeous!! Fabulous what alot of work that went into it!!
Love your interpretation of the sketch and your coloring looks fabulous as well!

Lilian said...

Wow, truly stunning colors! Love the new image and you've colored her beautifully! Thanks for joining the SB challenge and hope to see you in the next one too! Have a great day!

Minxy said...

great card and i just love your flower

sam said...

Great card hun and a fabulous flower too.
Sam x

Christine (Craftling) said...

Ooh, this is lovely! I love that script paper, and the colour scheme. Great image, too!

Chris xx

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