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Friday, 6 April 2012

Fussy and Fancy Challenge 60 - Sketch

Happy Friday everyone,
Hope you are all enjoying the easter hols despite the weather, we had a touch of cabin fever by Wednesday as the rain kept coming.....Typical, the last week of term the sun was cracking the flags, but as soon as we get time to spend together, it pours it down! 
Not to be deterred by the horrible weather we have been making the most of the lack of routine, catching up with friends and doing easter make and do activities. It's just great not to have to get up and be somewhere by a certain time!
Anywho, I digress, on to the reason for this post.....
have a new challenge this fortnight
a fab
to be precise!

I'm afraid I had to be different and flipped the sketch upside down so I could make the lace edged piece into a tag pocket, so here is my take on the sketch:

A photo showing the tag:

I made this card for my lovely friend Fleur, her birthday was on Wednesday and so it's the first time I've managed to give her a card before I post it on my blog!
I was really pleased as I finally got around to using my sewing machine and sewed a few panels on this card.  I've tried since to do the same on other cards and my machine has decided not to work properly :( so it's back to the drawing board for a while until I've calmed down enough to go back to it so I don't throw it through the nearest window!

The Fussy and Fancy sketch is:

Take a look over on the main Fussy and Fancy challenge blog for all the details and hope you can join us!

Magnolia Tilda with butterfly dress coloured with DI's
Magnolia Doo Hickey Tildas lace border and tag
Go Kreate shaped card die Frilly Square #10
Nestie Fleur de lis 
Marianne Creatable rolled flower die
MME Kraft
Magnolia papers

Sir Stampalot - Happy Birthday
Totally Tilda - Tilda holding a flower/bunch of flowers
Bunny Zoes - Shabby Chic/Vintage


brenda said...

It's pretty typical of the British weather Ncola.

A super card as always.

Hope you have a great Easter break.

B x

Cheryl said...

oh gosh Hun this is gorgeous love love your detail which is always just stunning Hun,hugs Cherylxxxx

Curlybear said...

Wow Nicola this is stunning I love how you have antiquated the card and Tilda's dress is stunning,
thank you for you lovely comment,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Lisa Jane said...

what a gorgeous card - love the shape and the hidden tag
ps Happy Easter to you and yours

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeous creation. Love the pull-out tag.

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card Nicola, even better in real life. Your colouring is perfect as is your yummy detail.
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Heidi said...

Gorgeous shaped card Nicola, love the flowers and the wee taggy. hugs heid x

Marlies said...

A gorgeus card Nicola in a lovely shape and a lovely sketch too!! I love the soft colours and beautiful details and you've coloured Tilda fantastic!! hugs, Marlies

Wendy Fraser said...

Gorgeous, love your take on the sketch xxx

pinky said...

Its really beautiful Nicole, I am sure Fleur loved it. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.

Francesca said...

Amazing creation

Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!


coops said...

so stunning nicola.your design is beautiful and i love the gorgeous image :D

xx coops xx

brenda said...

When I came yesterday I totally missed that you had entered your gorgeous card in our challenge Nicola.

Thanks so much for joining our Birthday celebrations at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck with all the prize draws.

B x

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beatify card have a great weekend Ginny

Dragonlady said...

Beautiful creation Nicola, love the distressing and fabulous colouring. Thank you for playing at Totally Tilda.

Hugs Ali x

krafty-kutz said...

Gorgeous card hun..thanks for joining us at totally tilda & good luck xx

Sally H said...

A fabulous creation! Thanks for joining in the Birthday celebrations at Sir stampalot and Good Luck!

Brenda said...

soooo pretty!!!! loveee the coloring and shape and that hidden tag!!

Elaine said...

Hi Nicola what a lovely card I love the shape and all the beautiful detail like the little dragonfly.
Fabulous Hugs Elaine

Ruth said...

Very pretty card. Thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot blog hop, Ruth

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