Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Two More Challenges in One and Some LOTV C&C News!

Hello!

Hope everyone is alright?

Some very exciting Lili of the Valley news first of all; our shows last Thursday on Create and Craft were so popular everything sold out which is fantastic! Dawny will be back on the 24th October at 12 Noon with more fabulous products and demonstrations. She was so brilliant the first time round even though she was so nervous, we're very proud of her!

Onto today's card which is for two challenges again, the August Colour Challenge over at the Bugaboo challenge blog, Catch the Bug which was to use this picture as inspiration:


...and the new 'U for Unlimited' at ABC Challenges. I entered the ABC challenge for the first time last week and I made the Top 5!! Eeeeeee!! =D
I was scrolling down and saw my name and may have made a very high pitched squealing sound! =D

Anywho, here's the card I've made:


I've used the gorgeous digi stamp 'Sewing SB Measuring' from Bugaboo Stamps, isn't she adorable?! I also bought three more of her and had to resist the temptation to buy lots more digi stamps with her on!

The backing paper is from the Beach Bliss pad from Lili of the Valley, the pearls are from my stash and the frame I made with the Spellbinders Floral Ovals and then used Standard Ovals Large to cut the middle out.

I think I managed to get the colours quite close to the inspiration picture and I coloured her with Marine, Turquoise, Cobalt Blue, China Blue, Slate, Antique Pink, Dusky Rose, Sunkissed Pink and Coral Promarkers.

The dress form, stitching and sentiment are all from 'The Sewing Room' stamp set from Visible Image and I decided to just stamp the sentiment onto the backing paper instead of adding it as a separate element.
I stamped the sentiment first, masked it off and stamped the dress from, masked that off too and stamped the stitching around the edge.

Anywho, in the middle of watching Star Trek Into Darkness (I'm developing a bit of a thing for Chris Pine I think!) so it's back to the Enterprise!

Hope you like the card!

Erica

=)