February 06, 2010

New BasicGrey Challenges # 13...A Sketch by Martine...So Happy We're Friends!


Well, 2 weeks have passed and it is time for another BasicGrey Challenge! We have a fabulous sketch by the wonderful and talented, Martine, for you to use and we also have a fabulous prize sponsored by Simon Says Stamp...there are lots of great goodies in this bundle. The BG DT also made gorgeous creations with this sketch and I hope you go have a wee peek and then join the fun!
For my card this week I used BG Nook and Pantry and American Crafts cardstock! I just got this 6x6 paper pad so this paper is new to me but I am sure many of you have had it for a while now! Such gorgeous papers in this pad...just lovin' 'em! I decided to use this sweet Magnolia stamp called Dragonfly Tilda. Of course, I coloured Tilda with my Copcs, cut the image out with my Neties and then used the die as a template and sponged in the background with Distress inks!

I ended up piling on the embellies on this one and I am not sure if Martine's fab sketch is still visible under all that stuff....sometimes I just don't know when to stop,lol! I used Prima flowers with brown half pearls from the dollar store, American crafts ribbon and some lace trim from stash. I also used a Shabby Shoppe Digi Round Label, a Stampin' Bella sentiment and a Autumn Leaves ticket stamp.

Here is the inside...this is Kraftin' Kimmie Holiday Sentiment stamp!

Thanks so much for stopping by and having a wee peek at my card! I hope you get some stamping time this weekend! I hope to but I feel like I am getting the sniffles...hope I don't get too sick as Monday is my B-day and I am taking the day off work and spending it in my stamp room!

Hugs,

15 comments:

heidy said...

Hi Tara,What a super card is this,Ilove it,I hope your having a wonderful birthday and hope your not will be sick.
Hugs Heidy

annemarie said...

wauw your card is stunning, love the colors they are so warm.
have a wonderful birthday

hugs Annemarie

Vicky said...

Amazing card Tara. Your attention to detail is just beautiful! Have a great weekend and happy birthday for monday!
Hugs, Vicky ~X~

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Tara this is absolutely stunning!!!
I love your beautifully coloured image and your design and detail are fabulous!
Gorgeous paper!
hugs
kim x

Willy's creations said...

So lovely that Magnolia bee card.

Hugs,Willy

Riet said...

So beautiful card Tara,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kahvinpapu said...

You have so stunning cards here!
Have great weekend!

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi Tara

Such a gorgeous card, I just love all the details you have put into it and love that round sentiment too. Love the way you have coloured Tilda - all round fabby card !

Have a great week.

Hugs,

Jo xxx

Juls said...

so gorgeous! Love all those sepia tones and the sparkle on his wings! Hugs juls

Anthea said...

This is a FABULOUS card Tara! You use your embellishments so well and I can't believe how detailed the inside of the card is! It mus take you ages...!

Anthea xo

Michele Boyer said...

SO cute!!! All those brads are fabulous and, of course, perfectly placed! I just love your work.

Rica said...

Just beautiful Tara, love your colour choice and Tilda is stunning, love the glittering and gorgeous embellishments.
hugs Heather xx

Chris said...

Absolute perfection Tara and your Tilda is so beautifully coloured. I can def see the sketch and your embellies only add to it. I missed half the sketch off my card this time, oops. Love the papers, I didn't buy that set but I'm looking forward to the new ones on the way which look delish. Big hugs, Chris xx

Kelly Schelske said...

Absolutely gorgeous Tara! Love that Tilda and the color scheme is great!

kim-paperbabe said...

Stunning T your colouring is brilliant and your attention to detail on the inside is so fabulous! Gorgeous Card wonderful take on the sketch! Hope you have the best birthday too and enjoyed a day to create! BiG HuGs Kim :)

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