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Friday, 30 October 2009

A new card style and 4 challenges in one

I've seen load of these new style of card lately, think its called an Easel card. I couldn't wait to try one, I love it, can't wait to do another, they're so easy and a great way to display the card. Here's a view from the side.

I followed the sketch from the Saturday Sketch #74.

The papers are called Plum Pudding not too sure who makes them, I have to say I do like these traditional colours for Christmas. I picked the papers with spots and stripes so that I could enter it in this weeks Papertake Challenge - Spot and Stripes. Also I'm going to enter it in the Whiff of Joy Challenge This week they want you to use the colours Red, Cream plus 1 of your choice. Of course I needed to use a Whiff of Joy stamp, which is no problem at all they're all gorgeous. I chose Melinda Christmas Angel, she's so beautiful and I coloured her using Promarkers and Zig Brushables. I coloured her wings with Sakura Gelly Roll - clear pen, which leaves them covered in glitter, without colour. Around the edge of her gown I added Art Institute glue and crystal glitter. To finish her off and make her even more glitzy, I use Sakura gold pen over the snowflakes on the front of her dress and more of the clear on the ones on the back part.

For my embellishment I cut various snowflakes, using Sizzlits dies and a punch, I sprayed them all with gold glitter spray from Crafters Companions and layered them up with a gold brad.

As there is glitter everywhere on this card I am going to enter it in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge - All that Sparkles


Sandra said...

Beautiful Easel card. Love the image, papers, your colouring, the glitter..... pretty much everything!!
Sandra x

Jeanette said...

Hi Suzanne! Gorgeous card!
My dear, you won my WOJ candy for sending a card to Alison. Can you please contact me with your mailing address and choice of 2 Alison Acton WOJ stamps. I will forward this info to Katharina.

cats whiskers said...

What a little stunner this is just a perfect creation, I love the Easel shape and your colouring and colour choices are truly amazing, this is one little beauty
Hugs jacqui x

Scrapmumur said...

It's very gorgeous card!!!
Lovely colours and details.
Your colouring is great.
Thank you for your registration in my blog.
Hugs, Mumur

Donalda said...

oh hon this is just adorable!!!! Thanks for joining us this week on WOJ.

Bev said...

Exquisite card hun, such fabulous detail and gorgeous papers. Love it! x

Claire Ellen Designs said...

great colouring and details, thanks for joining us at WOj this week, hugs, Claire xx

Rach said...

this is beautiful Sue, fab easel card. thank you for joining us at wojcb.xx

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