Thursday, June 4, 2009

Wonderful World

My last few cards have been quick and easy - such a strange feeling for me, as I am doing a more eclectic style, which I love but is more time consuming! This card is for this weeks Sketch Challenge on SCS and has no sponging, paper piercing or dsitressing.....ahhh....not my comfort zone BUT....there is chalking - phew!

I used this gorgeous paper I was given by my friend Chriss, layered it on black CS - the DP made making this card so easy...the image is one I was sent in a RAK from Sue (aka Coffeestamper aka Perk) I chalked the image and added Kindy Glitz to the steam from the coffee....the back of the chair and the legs are coloured with a metallic gel pen, to give them a wrought iron look - simply because I love that look! I layered the image on black CS and then popped it up on 3D foam dots.

A chiffon ribbon was added across the panels and some black half pearls to the corners...and...wha-la - one card finished! I am happy with the result, although it just seems a little bit too easy, especially when I usually send a lot longer on a card - this is probably the closest I will get to making a CAS!!!

Thank you for looking - I would love to hear what you think....God bless you!


  1. Linda this is very chic!!! I love the bg paper and this cute image... crisp and clean and fun! I'm enjoying sitting here just watching your slide show... so much great work!!!

  2. This is so cool Linda!!! And see - you don't have to sponge, tear or distress!!!! LOL!!! Gotta love those pearls too!!!

  3. Linda, this is gorgoeus!1 Love your take on the sketch!! Cute image with so many fab cheerful colors!! Love the clean white background! Super job even without the distressing...teehee!

  4. How cheerful and beautiful too! I am loving your cards and your blog! Glad you found mine so I could find yours!


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