Tuesday, 13 July 2010

My very first Sketch! and Digital Tuesday and Bella Studio DT cards

This is gonna be a long post, so you might want to go get a cuppa first, or a cosy blanket and get snuggled up because it very well may put you to sleep! lol

It's my turn to host the challenge over at Digital Tuesday this week and we have Daphne from Bella Design Studio sponsoring, which if you are a regular to my blog, you will know that I am also on the design team for :) Daphne is offering 3 of her adorable images to the winner and she has just released some new cuties so there is loads to choose from.
I also have my DT card to show for yesterdays Bella Studio challenge and a card I made for one of the daily posts over on the Bella Challenge blog last week that I forgot to post here!

So first of all here's the sketch I made for Digital Tuesday. Now be gentle with me because this is the first time I have ever attempted doing my own sketch!

And here's the card I made with it.

I have used one of the new release images from Bella Studio, isn't it just the sweetest? I know I say that with every new image but this one really is my favourite:) It's called "Best Friends" and I coloured these pretty girls with Promarkers. The sentiment is also from bella Studio and is from the Gimme A Hug sentiment set.
The papers are new ones I picked up yesterday when I went to the Papeterie yesterday (it's a shop in  Aberdeen but they also have a website now which I have linked to). They are from Papermania's Summer Bloom pad.
I used my SU! punch for the flowers and added a rose from Wild Orchid Crafts. Some lace from my stash and I used an SU! border punch for the pink strip.

This is my card for the challeneg over at the Bella Studio challenge blog which I should of posted yesterday but I forgot to! The challenge over there is Distressing.

This is actually not a card, it's done on mountboard so I can make it into a wall hanger thing.
I used papers from Papermania and the image is called JillyBean (love that name lol) and I coloured her with my Promarker as usual. I cut her out and stuck her on a Sizzix Die Cut which I cut from mountboard and distressed (alot lol) with Distress inks. I also distressed the edges of my base paper, and added a mix of flowers, some pearls and ribbon from my stash.
I followed the sketch over at Sketch Saturday .

Now if I haven't put you to sleep yet, I have one more card to show. I made this one for colour scheme Thursday post on the Bella challeneg blog. I chose the colours blue and brown.

I used some papers from Sassafras, love these colours :) The image is called "Wish Pickle" and again I coloured her with Promarkers and added some Dazzling Diamonds glitter for her wings.
The flowers are all Primas and I added some spacers and brads from my stash. I added some clear gems which I was going to do a flourish kind of thing with but I ran out of the clear ones, so I done some mini swirls lol, and an old charm from my stash.

Now that was an overload of Bella images wasn't it!
And if you love these as much as I do, why not enter the Digital Tuesday or Bella challenge and you could win some of your own :)
You know yo can combine both challenges so you only have to make one card and you can enter both at once :)

Thanks for stopping by


debby4000 said...

Oh these are adorable.

Ellie said...

Hi Lora, first I want to tell you that I absolutely loved working with your sketch. I can't believe it was your first sketch you made because it was fantastic. Hope you'll do some more sketches for us at digituesday.

Love your cards, the images are all so very adorable. Too bad I had to miss out on using one of them for digital tuesday because the last few cards I had to make waaaay in advance because I had family visiting me and they just left yesterday so I spent no time card making for about 4 weeks now.

Maria Matter said...

love the Bella parade of cards Lora! They're all fabulous!

Thanks for the great sketch, you did a wonderful job Lora!

Anne-Marije said...

What a lovely cards! I really like the sketch...
xxx Anne-Marije

KraftyKoolKat said...

Both cards are adorable. Thank you for setting the challenge on DTC.


KraftyKoolKat said...

Both cards are adorable. Thank you for setting the challenge on DTC.


Hannapanna said...

Wow girl, you've been busy. ;) Fab card and the sketch is great. Good job! Hugs Hanna