Saturday 7 November 2009

Gracious lady

This card is for challenge 29 on this week's Unscripted sketches:

I've used the colours given for challenge 41 on the Color Dare:

The card is also for:

Saturday Spotlight challenge 5: 'in so many words'
Our Creative Corner: 'vintage style'
Created by hand: times gone by
One stop craft challenge 53: 'newspaper/text/script/writing
SPCC finally Friday: the challenge is to use a favourite stamp - this one is one of my all-time favourites, although I haven't had it for long, I tried to buy it for ages and couldn't get it. There was a further option to use a favourite colour combo - tbh this isn't one I use very often, but I think it should be on my list of favourites, because I love it!

Edited to add:
Lots to do 45: 'distressed' (today's new challenge just gone up!)

The stamped image is Hero Arts 'gracious lady' coloured with copics. The turquoise core'dination card was run through the cuttlebug script embossing folder and then sanded and torn.


  1. What a beautiful Vintage card!! Love your combination of challenges, the colors and the dry embossed words. Thanks for playing with us at the Sat. Spotlight!

  2. What lovely colours, the text also looks great and just right for this weeks challenge. Thanks for joining in with our OSCC.
    Shelley xx

  3. Lovely card! Great take on this weeks US sketch, and on combining challenges. Just beautiful! Thanks for being Unscripted this week!

  4. What a gorgeous image!! Love your choice of colors and that embossed background is so pretty with this!! Thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight this week!! HUGS

  5. Way to combine some challenges! LOVE the card and that focal image is fantastic. Everything else just goes together so well. Thanks for playing along with us at Unscripted Sketches this week.
    Sarah M
    Unscripted DT

  6. what a lovely card Hazel - I really like that colour scheme! you've just reminded me I have that stamp somewhere!! lolxx

    Take care xx

  7. Hiya Hazel and thanks for sharing your stunning card with us over on the Lotstodo Challenge

    x Hilda

  8. what a beautiful card!! love the stamp!

  9. Fantastic, love the ripped paper, really gives it a vintage distressed feel

    Thanks for playing along with Lotstodo again this week - Sam xxx

  10. Love that colour... the white looks fab showing through.

  11. Fabulous card and I love that script background.

  12. I love the stamp Hazel. I think you did a very good job combining Colors, Sketch and the Stamp!!! Beautiful card! Thanks for participating in The Finally Friday Challenge!


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