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Thursday, 29 July 2010

Yellow and Orange Honey Smirk

Here is one of my recent makes for a good friend's little girl. I love this cute image and I'm surprised  this is the only time I've used it.

I am also entering it into a few blog challenges:

The 'Sweet As Honey' image from Smirk was stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink and coloured using Copic markers:
  • Hair: C8
  • Dress: Y17, E57
  • Wings: E21, E51
  • Skin: E00, E02, E21
  • Shoes/Bees/Headband: Y17
A mat was created for the image panel using the Nestabilities Labels 1 die. I prefer to do this as you can create a smaller increment rather than matting two of the Labels shapes together.

The panel was coloured using the Tim Holtz Wild Honey distress ink whilst keeping the die in place, creating a non-coloured edge.

A strip of the butter yellow card from the DCWV Brights card mat stack was punched along both edges using the Scallop Dot border punch by Martha Stewart to create a border strip. A length of the yellow and orange striped grosgrain ribbon from the Chatterbox Tangerine ribbon pack was then attached across it.

This was then matted across a panel of the Informal paper from the Basic Grey Offbeat paper pad, and distressed around the edges with the Wild Honey ink.

The image panel was attached over the ribbon and highlighted with Craft Planet Yellow glitter glue.

Three paper flowers from The Crafty Cow were added to the right hand side of the panel and faux yellow gem stones were added to their centres.

25 comments:

kay said...

cute card kathleen and well done on finding so many challenges you can enter it in,x

maggie said...

beautiful card lovely fresh colour

Saskia said...

Lovely to see your work at Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

Greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Rosie-D's Challenge with your beautiful work! Good luck!

Saskia :)

indybev said...

Luscious color in this well-designed card!

sandy's crafty bits said...

oh wow what a lovely card ... love the orange colours ... it is very summery ... well done and happy crafting Sandy

Eiglas said...

Fab project Hunni!
Thank you so much for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T this week!
Hugs
Eiglas
x

craftyb said...

such a sweet card...love the bright summery colour! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

Patricia said...

Great card Kathleen very bright and cheerful. xx

Diana Evans said...

very cute piece!!! love this card!!!

Hermine said...

Lovely card

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's lovely.

Kelly said...

great card!

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

What a cutie! The smirk is so adorable! Thank you for joining us over at BTC&G and Good Luck! X

debby4000 said...

Beautiful cute card.
luv
Debby

Mephisto said...

Hi,
thats a sweet card.
Thanks for joining in at SSC this week.
Hugs
Domi

scotspanda said...

funky image and funly orange!! love it

thanks for taking up my challenge this week at Allsorts

lotsalove

Amanda :o)

Vanja said...

Wonderful card! I love the paper and the flowers.
Thank you for joining us at CCT this week. :)
Hugs, Vanja

Rose said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.t and good luck!

Rose xx

Hannapanna said...

Gorgeous card. Love the orange and the sweet image. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly and good luck. Hugs Hanna

Connie said...

VERY cute and adorable card! Love the motive :-)

Kate said...

Lovely bright card. I haven't seen that SMIRK design before. I'm late commenting, we're already on next months challenge at By The Cute And Girly, hope you join in again this month.

** Kate **

Hope Jacare said...

Thanks for playing along at C.R.A.F.T. in our hot and Spicy challenge. Super project! Cheers Claire x

Tracy said...

Fab entry, thanks for joining Rosie-D’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is really stunning! If you love challenges you are sure to love my new blog: www.felineplayful.blogspot.com.
Hugs, Karen

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