Tuesday, 10 February 2009

You're sweet

What a weekend. The DH and youngest DD where away and I managed to get my DD's newbedroom painted and all her furniture into her new bedroom before they got back. Not bad for 24hrs I had some help from my other daughter and probably wouldn't have got it finished without her help. Still alot of stuff to sort out but we are getting there.
Anyway I have managed to get some crafting time and have joined the High-hopes challenge blog. This week they have a sketch to share with us and if that isn't enough they are having a guest designer team call. What an opportunity, to join this fun, funky, creative team for a few months. I for one would love to be part of the team.
You have to use the sketch and send some details to them and what a difficult task they will have to get down to 2 people. So here is the piece I have made using the sketch for the front of the card/gift.
I have made this using the basic grey twoscoops papers. I scored the card to allow area for the chocolate inside the card. The image I used is Bethany Angel isn't she cute. On the second leaf I added the element sticker 'Cherish' sentiment from the twoscoops pack and used my punches to add some detail.On the inside I have made a poem, I hope that you can read it. On the left leaf I have used an opaque pearl foil and sticky stuff to create a swirl. I used the nestibilities to cut the shape. The middle has love and kisses these are chocolates. The "Love" element is a sticker again from the twoscoops pack, I have coloured it with Fired brick distressing ink to make the colour deeper. On the right leaf is the rest of the poem and another sticker from the pack. The flowers I have used are from Prima and I just love these flowers. I coloured the foil on the chocolates using the distress alchol inks to make them blend better with my work.
I hope this is not to OTT as it is for my eldest daughter who left home earlier this year. I always give my kids something for valentines and as much as things are strained between us, I want her to know that we love her.
Materials used:
Stamp: High hopes Bethany angel
Papers: Two scoops
Nestibilities for shapes
Prima flowers
Martha stewart punches


Riet said...

wowww Jakki,what a gorgeous card.

hugs Riet.x

Cardmaking Galore said...

this is stunning as always! I have left you an award and would love to see you play along!

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Jakki.
Love the fold and all your beautiful details. Fabulous coloring as always.
Just beautiful!

Karen x

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Wow Jakki, simply stunning so beautifully coloured and full of wonderful detail. Hugs Nikki x

Rosette said...

Such a lovely card Angel :)) Extremely beautiful!!

dawnmarieg said...

Love this stamp, just beautiful. Colouring is beautiful and the card itself it lovely too

Maya said...

WOW! This is gorgeous,Jakki!
So much fab details and great colours!
Hugs from Maya :)

Valoudesbois said...

Magnifique !!!!!!!

Ila said...

Gorgeous coloring and papers!! You really did a Fabulous job with this sketch!!...Hugs, Ila