Saturday, 13 April 2019

Patchwork Nature

Hi there,

I decided to make a no-colouring card using a little fox stamp as my main image, as we saw a fox on the roundabout just outside our estate.

I used a square base card and added some papermania patterned paper to the background. I then added a printed strip of silhouette pattern printed onto pearlescent card (I can't remember the name of the designer). Finally I stamped the fox and the buttons from a Patchwork stamp set that was free with a crafting magazine, onto a gingham oval that I had in my stash. I added this to the card base using 3d foam pads to raise it up from the background. What is your honest opinion about leaving the image uncoloured?

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
ATSM #336 Anything Goes
Catchthebug - Back to nature
Sweetstampin' - Get Ready for Spring
inkspirational #184 Pop it up
intaas #55 CAS with blue
dragonflydreams - include an animal

I thought I should also share a dino update with you. It is from last month though - I need to get a more recent picture!
At this point the third Dino had taken 28hr36 taking the overall time to over 201 hours.

I also thought you might like to see my blue tits visiting the nest box!

Thanks for looking,

Hugz Tinz

12 comments:

  1. Great card and the image looks perfect uncoloured against the patchwork background--unfortunately your video wouldn't work for me :(
    Carol x

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  2. Very pretty card! I love your sketch. Thanks for playing along with us
    Hugs, Joy
    Bugaboo dt

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  3. It's a lovely card, but I don't see the whole sketch from Cheerful Sketches. I'm missing 2 of the vertical (or in your case horizontal) stripes.
    Hugs Miranda

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  4. What a fun card and such a great take on the sketch.
    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.

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  5. Wonderful fox image and interesting on no coloring. Stay safe with a fox on the lose. Thanks for joining in the Catch the Bug Back to Nature Challenge, Lisa Lynn DT.

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  6. I really love this fox image - your card looks great. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  7. I really like how all the colour comes from the background. Lovely layout too. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges.

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  8. Pretty card - love the colors you used! Thanks for linking up at ATSM!

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  9. this is very cute! I really like that fox. Thanks for joining us this week at Catch the Bug Challenges. Julie O, DT at Bugaboo Stamps

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  10. Very cute card. Love the bright background. Great to see you in the ATSM gallery. Hope you will join us again soon. Nandini, DT

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  11. lovely foxstamp on your card. Thanks for playing at cheerful sketches, although it is not quite like the sketch.
    Nancy DTCSC

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