Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Basic Grey Challenge Sketch #1

Hey Peeps,

The Basic Grey Challenge is back!! This is a sketch by Tara G and my interpretation of it:

The papers are by Basic Grey - just look at those lush so loving oranges this summer! The little girly is a Whiff of Joy stamp and I coloured her with ProMarkers and then cut out using a Nestie.

I used some antique lace instead of ribbon cos the only ribbon I had is bright orange and it looked well rough LOL and I know the sentiment is the wrong way round but I just got this stamp last week and couldn't wait to use it!

The flowers are made up of a couple of paper ones and then one I punched from the paper set, adding a few leafy things behind and a paper rose to the centre. I used a little flower headed pin threaded with some ancient beads to pop behind the flower embellishment and used a Martha Stewart border punch for the strip down the card...and stuck it down the wrong way round so it isn't really visible....dur!

Thanks for looking and hope you have a great day!

Hels x


Viv said...

Very cute! BG is so good to slap layers together, and I really love these papers, might have to have a go at this sketch too!

* Shaz * said...

Beautiful card the colours xx

Jennie said...

Love this sketch and card is so colourful :)

Linda Elbourne said...

Love it ... very vibrant and pretty and well coloured and a good interpretation of the sketch and cute and ... lovely X

Joy said...

This certainly has the WOW! factor Hels and it's so full of gorgusness xx

Andrea said...

just perfection Hels and very vibrant x

Hels said...

Thanks everyone xx

Chris said...

Such a beautiful card and the image and your papers are gorgeous. Love what you did with the sketch too. Glad you could join us at BG this time. Chris :)

kim-paperbabe said...

Fantastic card Hels, love it! and your fab take on Tara's sketch. Gorgeous BG papers one of my fav's and love your image! The colours and flowers are devine.

Many thanks for joining us at BasicGrey Challenges.
HuGs Kim :)

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