Thursday 31 July 2014

Clean and Simple Sketchies

Hi Guys,

I have based both of my cards around an All Dressed Up image, so that I could enter the All Dressed Up sketch challenge.

This is the card in question:
I took a square card blank and die-cut a fancy circle off centre to the top and right. Using spray adhesive I then attached a bright patterned paper to the back of this aperture. I then added some papermania Christmas ribbon to the left side and bottom of the card, following the sketch. The image was coloured using Promarkers, using Set 2 (12 pack), nudes and Tequila sunrise Ltd edition. The sentiment was added and then three bright wooden flowers finished off the design.
I am entering this card for the following challenges (alongside the ADU):
Polkadoodle 30 Clash the Colours
avenue613 #82 Use a Sentiment
craftyourpassion 224 Flower Power
ilovepromarkers #230 Use Ribbons
Anything Goes at 2cuteink and craftingbydesigns and simon says wednesday and divasbydesign

The second card used this image in a slightly different way:

I used the idea of making the image into a stencil, or aperture, for this card. I printed the image directly onto blue card stock and then carefully cut around the outline using a craft knife, preserving the image itself for a future make. Behind this aperture I attached some Honey and Hugs paper depicting the four friends in front of a rainbow and finally I cut down the far edge of the card using decorative scissors, for a CAS make.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Country View - Stencils
Simply Create Too #66 For a Child
CASology 106 Rainbow
Less is Moore 182 Anything Goes

Thank you for looking at my creations.

Hugz Tinz


  1. What great cards, love the technique for your second card x Thanks for joining us over at Polkadoodles this fortnight for our Clash of Colour challenge. Good luck, hugs, Samantha K xx

  2. Very clever cards, bright and cheery! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  3. Cute rainbow card, sweet imags. Thank you so much for sharing with us at CASology this week!

  4. Aww this is really very cute !! love that fab technique.
    Thank you for joining us at All Dressed Up xxx

  5. Aww - cute card! I like the ribbon and the colors in it! Makes an interesting & fun card! Thank you so much for sharing your project & creativity at our house!
    Challenge #82- ATG / optional theme of “Use a Sentiment”
    ~ginny, DT for 613 Ave Create
    RubberMAD (

  6. Fabulous, love the idea for the stencil x thank you for joining us this time over at
    Sandie (DT)

  7. Fabulous, love the stencil idea :) thank you for joining us this time over at
    Sandie (DT)

  8. What a cute card!
    Thanks so much for joining LIM this week
    Less is More Designer

  9. Oh this is gorgeous. Love the design with the flowers and the adorable little dog. Thanks for playing at All Dressed Up and good luck. Hope to see you back soon for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at All Dressed Up xx

  10. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane x

  11. Beautiful cards love the different ideas thanks for joking us at polkadoodles challenge xxx

  12. Both cards are fabulous, the aperture card is a very neat technique I'll need to try!

    Thanks so much for linking up at Crafting By Designs!

  13. Awww that's a super cute card!

    Thanks for joining in with us at All Dressed Up this time.


  14. So very cute--love the rainbow in the die cut negative. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

  15. Super cute cards.
    Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  16. I'm sorry this comment is so late, but I was on holiday in Spain last week and wifi was a little limited and slow!
    This is really cute.
    Thanks so much for joining us.
    "Less is More"

  17. Lovely work, Thanks for joining in at I love Promarkers this week, Lou DT x

  18. Fab make thanks for joining in our 'clash of the colours' challenge at polkadoodles. GOOD LUCK!


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