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Saturday, 3 September 2011

Weddings, weddings, weddings!



Hello all, I can't believe that it's been two weeks since my last post. I have been so busy and to be honest had lost my mojo a bit. In that time my best friend Lynn and I went for a promarker colouring class with Carlyann from Charisma cards. We had a fantastic time! Carly is such a super crafter and explained things so clearly that we came away feeling that with practice we will be able to colour a half decent image. Thank you so much Carly and we will be back in the new year for the next steps. In the meantime I hope you approve of the way I have coloured the image on this card.

Having not had any weddings for ages I have two in the space of a month which means cards to make!
This is my first card which uses a Mo Manning digi stamp which I first saw on a beautiful card by Debbie on her blog. Her card was so beautiful, it inspired me to have a go - thanks Debbie for the inspiration you are a very talented lady.
I used the sketch for the CLP challenge




The image is coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Spectrum Noir.
The doily and swirls was made using  Marianne Creatables dies which I love.
The gorgeous papers are digi papers from Bearly Mine Designs again rapidly becoming a favourite of mine.
The flowers are from wild orchid crafts, although the baby's breath could well be from Hobby Craft as is the lace.
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges
Crafty Creations 3 or more punches or dies, (Nestabilities labels, doily, die, swirl die and Friskars border punch)
Bearly Mine Challenge Flowers, flowers, flowers.
A gem of a challenge - photo inspiration


8 comments:

  1. Lovely card, thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week
    Love Jan
    xx

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  2. Hey Sheryl!! I'm so thrilled you both enjoyed the class! have to say i love your colouring!! ;-) your card is beautiful! i love the colours!! :-) ooo did i notice the spectrum noirs in your post (opppsie did i make you buy them??) lol!

    Thanks for taking part in this weeks challenge at charisma too!! :-) good luck!

    Carlyann xxx

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  3. Simply stunning! Your colouring is amazing.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  4. Stunning card the colours, design, image and flowers look truly wonderful, thank you for joining our challenge at Bearlymine
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  5. absolutely beautiful! soft and elegant, and those papers are just GORGEOUS. thanks so much for sharing your lovely creation with the Charisma Galz!

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  6. this is just wonderful! so beautiful. Good Luck with the challenge, and thanks for joining us at BearlyMine.
    Hugs
    Tracey

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  7. Hi Sheryl, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and pretty papers. Thanks for joining us at charisma cardz challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  8. Gorgeouss card :) Thanks for joining a gem of a challenge ;)
    hugs Ria

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