Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Magnolia vs Stampavie #14 - Colour Challenge

Well I'm sitting here this morning feeling a bit sorry for myself as I woke up feeling shivery, achey and full of cold, so I have taken the day off sick to dose up, nap and recuperate. Before doing that I thought I would just load up the card I made last night before the lurgy set in .. for the first time in a long while I have taken part in the Magnolia versus Stampavie Challenge, which this week is a colour combo.

Loved the look of this colour combination so had a root through my stash to see what I could find - not sure how exactly I have managed to match up the shades, but this is the best I could produce with available supplies.
Recipe:
Image: Sarah Kay "Precious Moments" coloured with watercolour pencils, and edges distressed with Walnut Stain and Antique Linen distressed inks;
Sentiment (inside): Penny Black;
Paper: BasicGrey "Two Scoops", with the edges distressed as above;
Flowers: Prima and Papermania;
Lace: RAK from Cathy;
Buttons, gems and brads from my stash.


Here's a pic of the inside - couldn't seem to get the light right on this one so it is a bit dark.

Just off to get my feet up now and get some rest! Hope the DT over at MmvS will get to see this card as I can't see Mr Linky ... this seems to be a problem on a number of challenge blogs for Vista users - anyone else have this problem?
Have a great day.
I have also realised in the nick of time (which I didn't previously in my befuddled state) that this card fits the theme and timing of this week's Secret Crafter Challenge #19 which is Spring has Sprung ... so I hope it is ok to enter it for that too :-)

20 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Pauline! Love the paper you've used, and the distressing around the image is fab! Hope you feel better soon!
    Helen x
    PS - I have Vista, and have just had a look at MvS, and Mr Linky seems fine now.

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  2. Oh my goodness this card is YUMMY! The colouring in and the way it is put together is perfection!
    Zee xx

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  3. Pauline what can I say, lovely colouring, papers and embellishments. Altogether a fantastic card.
    Hope you feel better soon.
    Hugs Sue x

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  4. fab card i love your choice of colour and layout
    linnie

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  5. hi Pauline hope that you feel better soon, it's rotten when you get the aches and pains..
    you have made a delicious card so beautiful love how you have coloured your image.xx

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  6. Aww, I hope you're soon on the mend honey, this flu is really nasty :(

    Your card is exquisite - such beautiful colours and details

    Bev x

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  7. Beautiful card Pauline, so pretty in blue and I love the lace detail.
    Hugs
    Carole x

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  8. Oh wow hun this is just stunning love what you have done with the colour challenge and your colouring is perfect
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  9. This is beautiful Pauline, the SK image is so sweet and I love the soft colours and all the gorgeous details inside the card. Debbie x

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  10. Oh Pauline, I do hope you're feeling better now. This is so beautiful. Gorgeous nesties, a SK image and lovely embellishments - wonderful work.
    Sharon xx

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  11. hi hunny, hope you are feeling a bit better. I love this card - gorgeous colours and fabulous colouring!
    -x-

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  12. Oh this is just so delightful... and the little charm hat just sets the whole card off... I'm loving it.

    Hugs
    Lorraine xxx

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  13. So beautiful Pauline! Love these colors and your coloring is beautiful!
    Hope you're feeling better!
    Blessings, Maria

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  14. Gorgeous card. Love the SK image and the colouring is beautiful. Michele x

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  15. Beautiful card Pauline and such a beautiful layout :) Donna x

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  16. beautiful card love the colour and all the detail
    Tracy x

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  17. just love the colours of this one and the image is soooo cute too! as always nicely done

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x