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Saturday, 8 January 2011

Totally Gorjuss 62 - Sketch.

Hi everyone and after a couple of weeks not knowing what day of the week it is now I know it is Saturday  and time for our first challenge of 2011 over at Totally Gorjuss.

As this is our first January challenge Net has given us a lovely sketch to follow this week and we are sponsored by the ever generous Joanna Sheen. What would you spend £10 on in Joanna's online store? Why don't you pop over to her store for a look? You won't be disappointed as she has a varied stock and best of all no p&p.

So here's my take on Net's sketch. I needed a card for a special lady so this sketch was ideal. Dolly is the most senior member of our WRI. She will be 80 later this month and has been a member since she was  a teenager. She has been president for many years and latterly vice-president. She is very talented at baking, cooking, growing bulbs and flowers and also at various handcrafts. Since I'm the one who usually makes cards for competitions I said I would make her birthday card. Hope she  likes it. I'm sure she'll be interested to know how I made it!

Not sure if this next photo shows that I 3D'd the flowers?

 Maybe you can see the 3D effect on this one?


I used :-
Image :- Hero Arts.
Sentiment :- LOTV.
DP :- DCWV.
Embossing folders :- Cuttlebug.
Lace, ribbon and jewels from stash.
Distress Ink in Dusty Concord round edges and glitter.


Hope you like and I hope you want to join us this week. Seems like a while since our last challenge and thanks to everyone who joined us at such a busy time of year. Remember to pop over to Totally Gorjuss to see who won last time.

I'd like to enter the following challenges :-
Papertake Weekly :- Anything Goes.
One Stitch at a Time :- Anything Goes.
By the Cute and Girly :- Bling it on.

Thanks for looking and if you want more inspiration my talented teamies have some lovely cards to show you this week.

17 comments:

  1. This is really beautiful Kat. I love all the texture and this stamp is fab and looks great 3D'd.
    Hugs, Clare x

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  2. Kat this is so gorgeous.
    luv
    Debby

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  3. just gorgeous!!!! Lilac, the perfect colour for you!!! Loving the embossed detail! such a stylish card! Hugs Juls

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  4. Happy New Year Kat. The card is gorgeous and Dolly will love it.
    Thanks too for the ice cream recipe on your last post -- will give it a try
    Anne xxx

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  5. Hi Kat

    What an adorable card. I love this stamp and it looks lovely in these colours.

    B x

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  6. Of course, she will love it! It is gorgeous, Kat, and very elegant! I love the 3D flowers, and the colours:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

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  7. Cute colors, pretty flowers! She will love it its so pretty!!

    Hugs,
    Patricia

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  8. gorgeous Kat, just so pretty and elegant. Kim

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  9. Oh Kat this is beautiful, I think Dolly will be thrilled to receive this, you have done a beautiful job with this card, its so subtle yet has a real impact all the detail with the embossing and stamping is gorgeous!!!

    Fantastic creating Kat
    x
    Vicky

    ps...know what you mean about not knowing what day it is, the last couple of weeks have flown by....

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  10. So very beautiful Kat!
    hugs
    kim x

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  11. Oh Kat
    Thi is just stunning!
    She will just love it! I adore the flowers with the lovely papers adding!
    How does that seem to happen that the days are just disappearing already this year! Cant believe it has been a week since New Year!
    Take care honey
    Hugs Melly xxx

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  12. This is gorgeous Kat, I love the beautiful colours.
    Sarah xx :0)

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  13. Hi Kat, very pretty card love the gorgeous colours you've used.

    Donna x

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  14. Very gorgeous card. Love the embossing. Thanks for playing at OSAAT.
    Hugs Nataliya

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  15. A beautifully elegant card Kat - love the soft colours and the embossing. Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT. Hugs, Sylvia xx
    PS: It seems we both have a Granddaughter called Poppy!

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  16. Such a gorgeous card Kat - very elegant. Thanks for sharing it with us at PTW this week. x

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  17. Gorgeous delicately coloured card. Love the lace-so pretty.
    Thank you for entering the BTC&G challenge this month.
    Geraldine

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