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Saturday, 28 March 2009

BasicGrey Challenge #28

Good morning !

I hope you have all had a great week. Mine has been exceedingly busy taking Ski here, there and everywhere. She is performing in two shows at the same time at the moment. The Wizard of Oz with her dance school. She is a tap dancing Munchkin and she looks soooo cute ! She is also a PR person in her school's production of Cinderella Rockerfella. I have never heard of this show before but I have now. Should any of the children drop out at anytime there is a Cinderella and Rockerfella standing in the wings ready to take their place. My DH and I know the show inside and out !!!

Anyway, back to business.....

Today at the BasicGrey Challenge Blog we have a sketch for you. This sketch has been created by Heather (Rica) and its wonderful to work with. I hope you enjoy it as much as we have.




It was great to make a large card again as like everyone else, I've gone square. This is my take on Rica's sketch.



The red base card is from The Papermillshop.

The patterned papers are BasicGrey Upbeat (red patterned) and Recess (apples and cherries).

The petrol blue card is Core'dinations which I ran through the Swiss Dots folder in my Cuttlebug and sanded a little.

The image is teacher Anya from The Greetings Farm and she is coloured with ProMarkers. Cinnamon and henna (hair), ivory and blush (skin), sandstone (top and skirt), petrol blue (top and skirt), poppy and ruby (apple), green (leaf).

The letters are BasicGrey Two Scoops mini monogram stickers.

The raffia ribbon is from HobbyCraft.

The sentiment was made by me on the PC. The font is called "kidtyperuled"

The star brads are from my stash.

The rest of the DT have excelled themselves again this week so hop on over and have a look at their creative genius !

Have a great Saturday and see you back here, same time for Colour Create !

11 comments:

  1. ohhh wowww Jo,what a beautiful card,l love the stamp.
    so beautiful papers and color.

    have a nice weekend.
    hugs Riet.x

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  2. Thanks for your comments on my card Jo, you cut the shape out with the stencil then twist the paper round on its axis so the front becomes the back which is why it is good to have to different colours either side on the paper.

    Love that sketch for Basic Grey, I don't have any Basic Grey so I suppose I wouldn't be able to do the challenge but the sketch is awsome, and how you have dealt with it is great.

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  3. Wow, this is fantastic! It all ties in perfectly, the letters go really well with the teacher image and I love the papers. Have a good weekend!
    Love, Georgia xx

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  4. Brilliant card Jo, now you are very organised for a teacher card in July, lol! The sentiment looks fab with that gorgeous Anya image! I love the colours you've chosen too, that petrol blue is gorgeous! xx

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  5. Fantastic card Jo I love it all and I think it is such a cool card to give a teacher hugs Pascale p.s I messed up and missed out a part of the sketch :( hugs Pascale

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  6. Gorgeous card Jo! I love your cute Anya, beautiful colouring and how you found the perfect paper to go with the image. Love what you've done with the sketch, I really enjoyed doing this one. Sounds like you've got your hands full with two shows, my goodness I think I'd be so mixed up trying to remember which one was which but I bet it's fun for Ski and great for you to watch her. Hugs, Chris x

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  7. Great take on my sketch Jo. Love the papers and image you've used and the Alphabet letters are fab.
    Teacher cards - in March - will you be able to find it in June?
    hugs Heather xx

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  8. I just adore card, Jo! Anya is a doll and you coloured her beautifully! I just love these BG papers together too! The Recess paper is perfect for a teachers card! Oh So much fun...just love it!
    Have a fab week, hun!
    Hugs,t

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  9. Awww this is just gorgeous - love it!

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  10. Fabulous card Jo :-) I love this tilda image and you've dressed her beautifully, love the paper piecing and the wonky faux stitching :-)
    All the DT creations are just gorgeous :-)
    Lorraine x x

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Thanks !

Jo x

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