Monday, 10 February 2014

Hi there,

Time for yet again another design team post.  Is it just me or do the weeks seem to be speeding up?!

I think the time I spent with Mum last week helped get my creativity flowing again and I am pleased with how my card turned out this week.






The image is from our sponsor of the week Scrapper's Delights  and is called Winter Elf.
She is coloured using Micador Colourush pencils and then Kindy Glitz for some sparkle.  The red card is from Stampin' up and the shimmery purple card and blue ribbon was from a discount store (love them for craft supplies!) I cut out the purple card by hand and wrote on the ribbon with a fine line permanent marker.  The scrap book paper was a freebee with a magazine. I thought I would turn it into a Valentines card, but I guess it could really be used for anything.


I have even entered my first challenges!
A Gem of a challenge - All you need is love
MilkCoffee Challenge  - Valentine's/Love challenge
Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges - Show Some Love



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Janice is generously offering our winner 3 images of their choice.

Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a 

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Now for my POTW.  I love this one, it is a bit edgy and I really want to have a go at the embossing paste technique.  The image also makes me think of Dr Who! Awesome work Pia.  Check her out at Pias Papir og Perler .


Above is a photo I took from our hotel in Adelaide last week.  A beautiful time of night looking over the city.  I was so happy with the way it turned out, I just wanted to share it with you.

Have a great week

Rachael :-)

10 comments:

Pia S said...

This colorful card looks beautiful, Rachael! I love the color combination you've used, her hair looks fantastic and the DP makes such a great background!
Thanks for picking my card as your POTW. I had a really fun time playing with the stencil and embossing paste. It was really easy and far less messy than I had feared:)

cass said...

Cute card, love the bright colours, thanks for joining us at Open-Minded challenges this fortnight.

Rocio De Alba said...

Hi Rachael!

Just wanted to stop by and share some craft love! Your card is super cute! So glad to have you on board.

xoxo
Rocio

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Hi Rachael
I love crafting with my Daughters ..
Beautiful card and the background paper is just right for this whimsical creature . Pia's card is a fabulous pick of the week .
hugs Mum

lalkygirl said...

Fab card Rachel ,such a cute image...love the design too
what a lovely pic from the hotel window
tracey x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card and colouring Rachael..and Pia was a favourite this week..love this POTW too.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Pretty card thanks for sharing with us at a gem of a challenge
Hugs Kelly

Susan Kennedy said...

This is WONDERFUL!!!! I love the paper.. can't believe that was a freebie!!! Wow!! Fantastic coloring!!! She is adorable!!! GREAT card!!! And your POTW is wonderful too!! I love that!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Scrap A Thousand Words}

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Awesome creations!!! Love the bright colors on your card!!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2014/02/woooow-celebration-in-order-its-500.html

Sandy said...

Wonderful card, Rachael. Sorry I'm late popping in. Fab POTW too.
Hugs,
Sandy