Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Sketch Something

This week's Stamp Something Challenge is Sketch Something - use the fabulous sketch by Katharina - and even better, there is a wonderful WOJ stamp up for grabs as a prize - so I suggest you pop over there to take a look.

I wanted to make a card for my dear friend Steph, as she has been selected to go out to the Sudan to help the government there set up a new Trading Standards department - what an achievement! I already had to hand a wonderful Penny Black image gifted from my friend Samantha, which brought to mind the fact that Steph's truly flying high with this amazing opportunity. So I just laid out the card in line with the sketch - its a bit simpler than my usual style of cards, but I'm not sure whether that's a good or a bad thing (I tend to get flower withdrawal symptoms LOL!) Anyhow, here's the finished result.

I used: Penny Black image "Frequent Flyer" coloured with watercolour pencils and glittered wtih a Stickle (though that doesn't show up on the photo very well); papers by Melissa Frances; pink pearlised card embossed with Cuttlebug swirls and flowers; sentiment diecut with Cuttlebug; Doodlebug sugar coated brads; ribbon from my stash.


  1. Super cute card -- love that hedgehog -- he's adorable! :)

  2. cute!! such soft and pretty colors. thanks for playing!

  3. Gorgeous card! I love that little hedgie!
    Congratulations to your friend - sounds like a great opportunity!
    Helen x

  4. I love it! What a cute image and it's nice to do something a bit different for a change. I really like the writing too. Congrats to Steph - she'll have a wonderful time and what an opportunity!

  5. Pauline its beautiful and I'm sure Steph will love it. Hope you are well and thanks again for sending me that gorgeous old man! LOL! Hugs Em.x


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Pauline x