Thursday, May 5, 2011

Card Patterns Sketch #113 and Joan's Gardens Card Challenge #17

I'm back with a quick post to share the card I made for last week's Card Patterns Sketch #113 and for Card Challenge #17 on Joan's Gardens' blog.    The requirements for Joan's challenge this week were to use blue and green, use an image of a lady, add a large embellishment and attach a bow. 

Here is the Card Patterns Sketch:


Here is my card for both challenges:


I started with a card base of SU Soft Sky and layered with some beautiful blue and green patterned paper from the Webster's Pages Spring Market/Yacht Club/Country Estate Petite Papers pack.  The vintage lady image was a free download from The Graphics Fairy and it was colored with Copics.  I cut it out with a Spellbinders Classic Circle die and sponged with Antique Linen Distress Ink while it was still in the die before layering on a Spellbinders Scallop Circle diecut.  I cut a doily from my stash in half and sponged it lightly with Antique Linen.  I added a banner and bow of soft blue suede ribbon.  Some ivory pearls and a large charm recycled from one of my Mom's old bracelets finished my card.

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10 comments:

  1. Oh Carla, this is gorgeous. Your card certainly speaks vintage all over it. I love the embellishment and the colors are beautiful.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Joan's Gardens for #17 Weekly card challenge.

    Joan
    www.atjoansgardens.com

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  2. Fabulous way to use that color combo and sketch, Carla! The soft colors and that image....just so romantic!

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  3. Wow how beautiful
    Have a great weekend
    Hugs Susie Sugar xx

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  4. Stunning!!! This is one of my fav color combos and you have done it up just right. Love that charm you have....must have been a beautiful bracelet. Fab job on this!!

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  5. Gorgeous card...love the image!

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  6. This is gorgeous! Lovely image, fabulous papers! Thanks so much for playing with us at Card Patterns!

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  7. This is beautiful Carla!! Love the take on the sketch and such a pretty image and papers.

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous!!! What a beauty.

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  9. sooo pretty...love the image you used!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Card Patterns!

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