Here's my card for this weeks Charisma Cardz challenge which is a colour combo of green and purple. Before I go any futher i must apologise for the terrible photo's, I just couldn't get a good photo no matter how hard I tried despite it being a nice day here. The sun was streaming in my window but every time I took a pic you couldn't see anything because of the sun so this was the best I could get.
I have used another Whiff Of Joy image from Lorraine (thanks once again hun) and coloured her with copics. You are probably sick of hearing that my brown copics have died on me lol so the only colour apart from bright yellow I could use for her hair was grey colours, it actually looks ok IRL, she looks a bit mucky here but it is just the rubbish pic I took. The papers are the only purple ones I had and I can't remember who makes them but I have used them on a previous post with details.
The flowers are sizzix shapes I got tons of in a mystery pack from Arty Miss and I have put them through my Cuttlebug. everything else is from my stash.
Oh the pearl brads are from Papermania which by the way I will never buy again! I got 2 packets in the same mystery box from Arty Miss and there is about 40 in each packet, out of 40 there were about 10 that were in tact when I opened them. The pearls had fallen off the rest and I had to stick them all back on. I was going to include a pack of these in my blog candy but after opening one packet and having to fix them all, I didn't think the winner of my candy would appreciate a pack of broken brads as their prize lol.
I have been admiring all the cards on peoples blogs with lots of stitching and I thought I would give it a go. My sewing machine that I got from my MIL was about 35 years old and gave me an electric shock when I switched it on so i chucked it in the bin and just sewed it by hand lol. It's a bit wonky but hey I tried!
I also done the inside of this card too.
I've kept it simple and just used one paper the same as on the front and made some flowers from the lace which I saw on one of Bev's cards and thought it looked nice (thanks Bev). I have used a spacer on the bottom flower which you cant see here but it is there, promise and another papermania brad and the top flower I used a random lilac rose bud I found in my stash.
Wow that was a long post for just one card!!
I will be back real soon with my brithday blog candy, just away to take a pic of it then will post it so remember to come back for a chance to win.
Hugs Lora x