Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Papertake Weekly GDT - Sketchie!

Good morning Papertakers, and welcome once again to another challenge at Papertake Weekly. Thanks so much to everyone who entered last week's Buttons & Bling challenge - don't forget to check out the main challenge blog to see if you are a winner.

As it's the last week of the month we have a sketchie free for all for you: you can use either the sketch on the main blog or any of our previous sketches (please do let us know which one you've used).

We are sponsored this week by

Simon Says Stamp

who are offering a $20 store voucher - woo hoo!

Here's my card for this week ... I think there was a teeny bit of confusion over which sketch was the one for this month so I'm not publishing it here ... but I'd changed it a bit anyway due the extremely large size of my stamp, so that's probably a mercy (call it artistic licence lol!!).

I've gone in a bit of a different direction for me with this card, driven by the yummy vintage-style "Country Lady" papers by LotV. I somehow came over all vintage and non-cute, so I rummaged in the depths of my stamp box and pulled out this Inkadinkado floral stamp with script writing... I really love it but sadly have not used it for a loooooong time!!  This was also the first time in a long time I have broken out my heat embossing powder and Twinkling H2O paints - scary or what?

Stamps: Inkadinkado "Tin Can Mail"; Whimsy "Firendship Tickets" sentiment;
Media: detail gold embossing powder, Twinkling H2O and Cosmic Shimmer paints;
Papers: LotV "Nitwits - Country Lady" (all edges distressed with Tim Holtz distressing tool);
Supplies: pearls from The Hobby House; lace by Papermania "Vintage Notes"; Woodware crocheted doily flower; ribbon from my stash;
Tools: Marianne D Creatables "English Rose and "Branch Forest" dies; La La Lands corner flourish die.

Fab 'n' Funky #159 - Flower Power
Sentimental Sundays #143 - Flowers, Flowers & More Flowers
Sparkles #41 - Lace It Up
Simon Says Stamp & Show - The Stamp You Love ... But Don't Use
Joanna Sheen - Layer It Up
Crafty Catz - Dies & Punches

Looking forward to seeing your creations this week.


  1. Beautiful elegant card Pauline - gorgeous DP's
    Debs xx

  2. Gorgeous card Pauline :-) i love the vintage look of this ,,, absolutely fabulous :-)

    Lols x x x

  3. Lovely card, great image, super colours. Thanks for sharing at Fab'n'Funky this week.

    Pat xx

  4. Really lovely card, great papers and colours and love that distressed flower. Hugs, Claire x

  5. lovely card,love the flower and design, thanks for joining in with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

  6. Gorgeous card Pauline. Thank you for joining us at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

  7. Wonderful card! Like the country feel of it! Gorgeous flower! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

  8. Such a sweet and pretty card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

  9. So beautiful Pauline! Love the vintage look.

  10. Very very pretty card! It's nice to dust off some older stamps and rediscover them! Thank you for sharing with us at Sentimental Sundays!


  11. What a striking card! Love the stamped image, but the crochet flower and paper roses combination are fabulous! Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for stamping with us this week at Simon Says Stamp & Show!

  12. So very pretty! Love the flower detail too!

    Thanks for joining us over at sparkles monthly challenges with our Lace it up theme!


  13. This is lovely. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our Lace it up challenge.

    Hugs Helen DT xx


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