Thursday, 13 August 2009

Delightful Sketches, Tuesday Taggers, and Crafty Creations Challenges

Hi everyone, not quite so ambitious today. As ever I will start with the sketch I used, it is from Delightful Sketchers and is shown below.

I liked the sound of the challenge at Tuesday Taggers, The Birds and the Bees and had a freebie download from Pollycraft Designs of some love birds, which I thought would be perfect. I then added some bees - all coloured in with watercolours crayons. I chose the colours around the card - Yellow - according to the challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges.
The backing card is my favourite yellow glitter card. The two strips of patterned paper are mounted on gold miri card. The top one is a freebie from Funky Fairys Papercraft ( see their sidebar) called Doodlementals add on pack 1. Along the side bar I have used a Papercraft Inspirations freebie from issue 64. The ribbon was bought today on a trip to The Range in Exeter, with Little Dragon No 1. She was allowed to buy five things - Bright orange glitter paint, some ribbon, a squidgy toy!!?, Copper foil engraving kit and a windchime. Quite eclectic tastes for a five year old!! Anyway I bought loads of ribbon by Smirk and one of them was yellow to finish off my card. I could have spent a lot more but a Happy meal was calling!!
The scallop frame is from the Sugar Birdies CDRom as was the sentiment, topped with a yellow button from my stash.
I look forward to everyones comments.


Wendy Hall said...

What a gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches!!

Unknown said...

lovely Blackdragon. Thanks for joining us on TT's this week. Emma xx

Unknown said...

Hi Ali,
You beat me to it. I have this freebie too! Good isn't it? Another lovely card with a beautiful mix of colours and textures.

Hope you had a good day shopping with No 1 Dragon.


Happy Crafter said...

Beautiful card Ali love the birds and bees, papers are fab too :)
Hugzz Val xxx

barbara (AKA Bee) said...

Hi Dragon Lady, I just love this card...Thanks for joining us at TT this week.

Bee xx

Teri said...

This is just great! Lovin all the different elements. Bit stuck myself with the yellow theme for my entry at CC.
Thanks for playing at TT this week!
Teri x

csroyal said...

Such a great card! Glad you could play with us at Delightful Sketches!

Jill said...

beautiful card Ali, love your colouring hugs Jill xx

Donna said...

Hi Ali, super sweet card and such a cute image :) Donna x

raindropecho said...

Very sweet card! Great job with the coloring and paper choices. Thanks for joining us this week :D
- Ann @ Crafty Creations

PinksyDoodles said...

This is so cute, I love the bees you have added to the image and the beehive papers.
Clare x

Claire Phillips said...

Lovely image - super layout - Thanks for playing at Crafty Creations. Cheers Claire x

Mandy said...

this is so cute! what a gorgeous stamped image!

thanks so much for joining us at crafty creations this week! hope to see you visit us again soon!

hugs mandyxx

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations with this lovely card!!

Sweet greetings,
Saskia :)

Elizabeth P said...

I love the whimsical look in this card! So beautiful!!!
Thank you for your nice comment on my blog! ;)

Liz McGuire, said...

Hi, thanks for the lovely comment, I have something for you on my blog!

Greta card by the way, Liz x

Nilla said...

Lovely card, the birds are so pretty! Hugs Nilla

Juls said...

WOW this is just gorgeous! Love the sparkly background paper and the image is gorgeous! such a beautiful card!

Lisa Foster said...

Absolutely adorable! Love your choices of DP!!! Your sentiment is really, really cute! Thanks for playing along!