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Thursday 27 August 2009

The Sugar Bowl - #18 - Kathy's Sketch

Afternoon everyone. I really enjoyed this weeks sketch over @ http://sugarbowlblog.blogspot.com/2009/08/challenge-18-kathys-sketch.html
Part of the challenge is to use buttons!
I love this image, Did have a bit of a problem colouring in the gown - First I used twinkling h2o's in vanilla bean, then when I tried to add a little shading under her veil it looked really dirty, so I tried to thin it out and most of the h2o came off in little blobs, so had to try to remove them gently. I think it all worked out ok in the end though!!!
I have used:
Sugar Nellie stamp - Happily ever after,
Paper - Papermania, exquisite collection,
Ribbon - Anita's,
Woodware border punch,
Buttons and silver thread from stash.
Thanks for looking.
Hugs Fleur


Daisy Chain said...

Hi Fleur.

Love your card, great image. I have this stamp too, but have not used it yet, naughty, naughty...

I love those soft colours you've chosen, and the colouring looks perfect.

Hugs Debbie xx

Louise F NZ said...

Great card, love the subtle pretty colours.

Mo said...

That's a nice card Fleur, I've never seen this image, it's so cute! Thanks a lot for your lovely comment...
Hugs, Mo

Lilian said...

Gorgeous work Fleur! Very soft, pretty and elegant at the same time. I think your shading is beautiful! Thanks for joining the SB challenge and hope to see you in the nest one too! Have a great day!

Sharon said...

Lovely card, the colours are so subtle and the papers suit the image perfectly.

Louise said...

beautiful card fleur, you have picked lovely colours
hugs, louise

CraftyC said...

This is beautiful, a lovely card!

Kathy said...

SUch a pretty card!! This is the first time I have seen this image on a card and it is so pretty!! Love the colors and great buttons! Thanks so much for playing along!

Minxy said...

what a beautiful card, i could of done with that stamp as i've just made a wedding card, but its not as nice as yours :O)

Bridgette said...

Hello Fleur - This is beautiful - it has such a delicate feel about it, the colours are beautiful.
Lou and Chris are demonstrating over at Sir Stamp tomorrow 10 - 4 pm - they both have done some beautiful work - will you be able to make it?

Nicola said...

Fab card you need to stop worrying about you colouring in - it is fine... Thanks for today I enjoyed it but not had time to have a go with my purchases. Have you!! See you soon Nicola

Juls said...

this is so sweet!! I love the soft colours!