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Saturday 17 April 2010

Allsorts "In Stitches"

A very good morning to you all.
This week it's my first turn to pick the theme at ALLSORTS and I'm a little nervous.
I chose "stitches" whether they are real or faux.
The design team have made some stunning samples using designs from this weeks sponsor

Why not pop over and take a look!
Here's my card

I must admit I felt a little out of my comfort zone using just flowers as the main image,
but I am happy with the end product!
I have used;
Fred she said -Tulip image,
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Forest  branches,
Martha Stewart - Arch lattice punch,
Nestabilies - Circles,
Label cut on cricut.
Kelly Panicci - Border stitches,
SU - sentiment
Image water-coloured with verscolor cubes
Thanks for looking


brenda said...

Morning Fleur

A wonderful pice of artwork for your first theme week at Allsorts, good luck and hope you have lots of entries, sure you will.

Have agood weekend.

B x

Lou said...

Hi!Fleur,your card is lovely and it has a real natural feel to it.
Love your tag and the cord stitching is such a nice touch(great theme for your challenge).
Thanks again for a lovely evening,see you soon.hugs Lou.xx

Nicola said...

Great evening on Friday and the card looks great. Its hard when you have to do something out of your comfort zone but you did it and the stitching looks good to. Nicky

Unknown said...

Hi Fleur, I love your stitching too and those criss crossed ones look great, I love them.. must try them out. Thanks so much for the inspiration and well done on your first theme. Hugs xxx

Bridgette said...

Fleur - I love the stitching challenge - and just working with the flowers hasn't stemmed your creativity one bit!! - sorry about the pun, couldn't resist - gorgeous card as always - Bxxx

Daisy Chain said...

Great card Fleur. Lovely colouring. Fab stitching. You rose to the challenge. Thanks for the hospitality Friday.

Take care,

Hugs Debbie xx

Mackenzie said...

Great card Mummy. Lovely colouring lovely flowers. Like the cross stitching I think you could make it fansy and better. Love Mackenzie xXx CRAFT.

Fleur said...

Thanks Mac, I appreciate your honesty!!!!

Chris said...

Hi Fleur! Love your card and the tulip image and your colouring are gorgeous. The stitching looks wonderful and I love the cross stitches around the circle, a great idea. Chris x

Pop's Cards said...

This is stunning i love everything about it, the image is sweet and the colours are just perfect hugs Pops x