Friday, 3 June 2016

Crafting with Friends - June 2nd Challenge

Hi there everyone

Happy half term to all the parents in the UK - I hear all the parents breathing a sigh of relief, and the teachers gulping down the wine dreading Monday morning!

Its time once again for another challenge over at Crafting with friends.  As usual its anything goes and we are kindly sponsored by Sheepski designs (Hello Andrea if you're reading!)

Andrea is starting out with some fabulous images found here on Etsy

I used Kitty Mannequin Model.  I thought she looked so sophisticated that she didn't need loads of embellishment, so I went for texture and dimension instead.

I printed the cherry papers from pink petticoat which is sadly now retired :(   And I paper pieced her skirt.  I then coloured the remainder of the image in promarkers before fussy cutting her out.

I layered up the cherry papers on black for contrast, embossed a piece of plain white card stock with a little heart embossing folder and layered this also onto black with a punched edge.  both this and the image are attached with foam pads to give dimension.  The flowers are a sizzix stamp and die set that I coloured again with promarkers before die cutting them out (my tiny sapphire machine is a godsend for these small dies, they don't move about as much!)

I finished the card with glossy accents on her belt, bag and the roses, and a stamped sentiment in the corner

I hope you like her!

I'd like to enter this into:
Jades sparkling butterflies - anything goes
Crafting with an attitude - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
7 kids college fund - anything goes
Crafting for all seasons - make it girly
I love promarkers - inspired by a song (Model by Kraftwerk, showing my age now!)
Through the craftroom door - anything goes

Thanks for stopping by - please leave me a message if you land here.  Blog emails are so much nicer than junk from wowcher or car insurance firms! 

See you soon


  1. Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Crafting with an Attitude - good luck
    Lyn - DT

  2. Fabulous card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
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  3. I am reading LOL!! Love how you matched her skirt with the cherry backing paper, gorgeous flower embellies too :D
    Andrea x
    SheepSki Designs

  4. So stunning Rachael.I love the red colours and the image is gorgeous :D


  5. A great card. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

  6. So fun! Such a great effect using the background paper as her skirt…perfect! Thanks for sharing with us over at TTCRD!

  7. Hi, A fabulous project, great colour scheme and lovely style and design. Thank you for joining us this fortnight at Crafting For All Seasons Good luck. We hope to see you again for our next challenge.
    Erin (Challenge Owner)

  8. Fab work. The paper piecing works so well and it goes so well as the background too. Thank you for sharing with us over at TTCRD! Nicky

  9. Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us over on the ILP challenge


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