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Monday, 10 August 2009

Cupcake Craft Challenge # 52 - Sketch & Colour Theme

Good morning, I'm pleased to report we had the bestest weather over the weekend and even better still not one drop of rain! I had a bit of a lazy weekend but got plenty of crafting done which means I am a very happy bunny going to work today!

We have a new challenge for your today over at the Cupcake Craft Challenge blog...it's Tammy's turn to pick the theme and she has created a brilliant sketch for us to follow and it has a twist in that you have to use the colour palette that is on her sketch! I had a bit of a slow start to this card but once I got going it all came together really well. I have rotated the sketch for my card as it fit my image better this way! The DT have created some fantastic cards if anyone gets stuck for inspiration and I hope you'll join us for this weeks challenge! You'll want to tune into Cupcake Crafts next Monday...its our 1st birthday and we have lots of goodies to give away and all of the DT are involved in the celebrations...I'm so excited I could crush a grape lol!

Brown Card stock : SU
Image : Polly Craft 'Cherry Kisses Summer'
Colouring Medium : Promarkers
Sentiment : Created on the PC
Design Papers : Blue gingham found on my PC, Cream Flower is Papermania
Embellishments : Ribbon, Gems, Brad and Spacer all from my stash
Tools : SU Scalloped Border Punch

27 comments:

Emma said...

Morning Donna
Gorgeous card, love the image and colour combo.
We had good weather too but the rain is back this morning!!
Emma x

Dragonlady said...

Hi Donna

Love your DT card. I look forward to joining in this challenge.

Ali x

LOUISE said...

Gorgeous card Donna, love the cute little girl, and the colour combo is fab. The layout is wonderful, and love the ditty little gems. Lou x

Mel said...

Beautiful card Donna love the colour combo and what you have done with the sketch, will have to try and fit this challenge in this week:)
Mel x

Fern said...

Hi Donna,
Wonderful card, i love the colour combo and delish papers... the spotty brown ribbon looks fabulous!!

Fern xx

Wendy said...

Great card Donna I really must try and fit this one in
Wendy x

Anneke klerks said...

hoi Donna
prachtige kleuren
heel mooie kaart!
groet anneke

Pauline said...

Lovely card Donna. The colour combo is great and the image is so sweet.
x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, sweet image and fab colour combo.
luv
Debby

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Donna,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Stephanie said...

Donna, love how you flipped the sketch! What a sweet image!

Poppy said...

cute image,gorgeous colours.
poppy

JanJ said...

Another gorgeous card Donna, love the colours & your sentiment is so clever.

I bought the X-cut flower punch this morning, having seen so many gorgeous flower embellisments on your cards, I couldn't resist it!

Jan x

Liza said...

Gorgeous card Donna, you have done a great job with the sketch and colour combo this week.

Liza x

Georgia said...

Hi Donna,
Beautiful card, this is one of my favourite colour schemes!
The image is really sweet too, and I love the spotty ribbon! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Erin said...

Gorgeous card, so sweet. love love love the blue and brown colour combo.
Erin x

Lynsey said...

Stunning card Donna! This is one of my fav images and colour combos!
Glad you had good weather at the weekend!
Hugs Lynsey:)

Tab said...

Oh sweetie your card is beautiful, I love the sweet image!
Hugs Tab xxx

Kip's Cards said...

This is another super sweet card Donna,your little image is adorable and the colour's are lovely
x
Vicky

KarenB said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a nice message :) Your card is beautiful.

cats whiskers said...

Hi Dear this is stunning what a fabulous colour combo you have used and your colouring is terrific, and I love the image
Hugs Jacqui x

Suzie Q said...

Hiya,
What a stunner this i, clolour scheme is fab, great image and perfect colouring x
hugs
Suzie Qx

Paula said...

What a lovely card such a fab layout and colours and love the image.
Paula xxxx

Jules said...

Hi Donna

What a fantastic card. I love the colour combination and that gorgeous little image.

Super neat ribbon bow!!

Love Jules xx

Maria Matter said...

Adorable Donna! I love this color combo, almost missed it, must learn to read more carefully! hehe
The sketch looks great turned on its side with your beautifully colored Cherry Kisses and that fab polka dot ribbon!
Glad you had a day or two of summer to enjoy! Look, is that a cloud in the sky.....lol! I can be so evil at times, forgive me!
Have a wonderful day my friend!!
Blessings, Maria

Jill said...

beautiful card Donna, I love the layout and the colour combo is beautiful hugs Jill xx

simplyfairies said...

Another gorgeous creation donna, well done on ya 1st birthday, my time does fly....