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Thursday, 10 June 2010

Digi doodle guest DT card

Oh dear I am soooo late posting my card for the digi doodle challenge – not a good start to my guest designer stint :(  I did actually schedule my post but somehow it has disappeared (now it was probably my fault as I’m not very technologically minded, as my buddy Gina will confirm). 

Onto the challenge for this week.  We would like you to “tie it up” you can use anything you like on your cards as long as we can see something tied on it, be it ribbon, twine, raffia – whatever you like. 

For my card I used a gorgeous image from the digi doodle shop called “pansies” and as I had the unfortunate task of making a sympathy card for a lady at work I thought this image would be the perfect choice.

Digi doodle challenge - tie it up

Digi doodle challenge - tie it up (close up)

For my tying I used some pretty ribbon that I found in my stash and wrapped it around my image panel a few times before tying it in the bow.  I used a fairly soft colour scheme and a simple sentiment and my card was done.  I am really pleased with the result though. 

The rest of the DT have created some wonderful samples for your inspiration, so please pop over and take a look.  I hope you will have time to take part as I would love to come and take a look at your cards. 

I am also entering my card into the following challenges:

Pollycraft challenge – ribbon and bling (pearls and stickles)

A spoonfull of sugar challenge – floral delight

Alphabet challenge – F is for flowers

The townscrapper challenge – use scraps

Simon says stamp challenge – recipe – 1 image, 2 papers, 3 embellishments (ribbon, pearls and butterfly)

I hope you are having a great week so far, can’t believe its Friday already tomorrow (but so glad too).  Before I go I just want to wish my dad a very happy birthday for today – he’s doing really well after his knee surgery and is walking around on his crutches without any trouble now.  Thanks for stopping by today.

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Digi doodle challenge - tie it up 

Card ingredients:

Image: Digi doodle shop – pansies

Papers: all scraps from my stash, plain card from the papermill shop

Tools: promarkers, MS butterfly punch, fiskars scallop scissors, ribbon from stash, SU oval all punches, stickles, sentiment created on the pc, pearls from Joanna Sheen

23 comments:

beth said...

cards are adorable,just had to stop and check out all the eye candy,they were worth the look too!:)

Crystal said...

Sooo beautiful Denise, I LOVE these colors...and your image looks wonderful!

Lesley said...

Beautiful card, the colours are lovely. Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Dawn said...

What a beautiful sympathy card! Absolutely perfect,and surely would make the recipient feel loved. Thanks so much for joining the Save a Tree challenge at The Town Scrapper. I hope you'll come play with us again :)

Julie said...

Super card Denise - love the soft pastel colours and just right for the occasion. Juliex

KymKreates said...

this is absolutely beautiful!!! Thank you so much for joining us this month as a guest DT.
KymKreates

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Denise, beautiful image and pretty details.
luv
Debby

Catherine said...

What a delicious card Denise ! Love your layout too ! Smiles from Catherine

Ingrid said...

What a great card you have made! Hope it with bring comfort.
Thanks for joining us at A Spoon Full of Sugar!
Hugs Ingrid

Karen Howard said...

Beautiful card, love your coloring and the papers you used!

Monika Reeck said...

Very lovely card Denise..welcome to our team as Guest Designer...love your colors...hugs, Monika

Melodie said...

The flowers are so beautiful, and the paper combination is very interesting.
Hugs
Melodie

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Denise, I think this is lovely it's so hard to do a sympathy card but this is just right,thanks for your lovely comments, hugs Liz xx

Cheryl said...

Congrats on your guest DT spot!

Your card is adorable. I love the colors.

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

That ribbon is gorgeous! I love the use of pearls, too :)

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

-Sarah

Marianne's Craftroom said...

A lovely soft colour scheme, just right for the subject. Glad your Dad is doing well. Marianne x

Stampin Mindy said...

Very cut stamp. I love the layout. Your coloring is just beautiful! Hugs!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Denise :-) the image is beautiful and the papers and colours you used are lovely. I am sure your colleague will appreciate this lovely card x

thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

hayward69 said...

Lovely image chosen and beautifully colourd. love the dp used too. Congratulations on being our GD.

Jayne xx

Michelle B said...

Beautiful card! Love the pale purple you used.

Hugs,
Michelle B.

Neeti said...

lovely card Denise, love the calm & soothing colors. Thanks for leaving bful compliment on my blog.
xoxo

Amber said...

Darling card Denise! Love the colors!
Hugs
Amber

She said...

oh, this is lovely - thank you for joining us at the alphabet challenge. x