Saturday, February 21, 2009

Secret Crafter and Penny Black Saturday Challenges

I made this card following the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge sketch. On the Penny Black Saturday Challenge the theme is 'Get Well Soon'.
The paper is BG London sunset, the stamp is PB mouse bouquet :-) The text stamp is by hero arts.
My new spellbinder corners arrived today so I just had to use them on this sketch :-)
I sprayed brown cardstock with green and peach glimmer mists, I used this to cut the diagonal strip, the largest nestie square and the corners, I don't know if it shows up in the photo's but they are really shimmery and gorgeous :-) The bronze flower is papermania and I think it finishes the card quite nicely :-)
I sort of decorated the inside too, this is a 1st for me . I usually just stick a plain insert with 'happy birthday 'or whatever stamped on it !!
Thanks for looking, I appreciate your comments
Am off to bed, will link this tomorrow, my typing's gorn haywire and this has taken ages to type, am exhausted, it's midnight here !!
goodnight all x x

p.s I was going to enter this in the Basic Grey Challenge but I hadn't read the rules properly and it can't be linked with another challenge so off to do another one :-)


joey said...

Hiya Lorraine, loving the paper, what a gorgeous effect it gives, super image too hun. hehe what are our kittys like, When they plop down next to me I move the mouse around the screen drives em crazy and they go away then haha. joey.x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card hun, luv the glimmer mist mine doest seem to work very well!! Could be the user i guess!! Lovely inside im like you white paper inside, maybe i should try decorating inside. Something on me blog for you hun couldn't geton ya blog yets. sue.x

Wendy said...

this is lovely what a cute image, and i love the backing paper some lovely shades on it, and a nice sparkle

tracie said...

Fab card Lorraine, the background looks gorgeous withther glimmer mist ~ very effective. And what a cute stamp ~ great work with the inside too.
Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC
Have a great day
Tracie :)x

Beryl (bik59) said...

A gorgeous card and that little hedgie is adorable
Beryl x

Jill said...

aww Lorraine it's gorgeous I love the corners and the image. thanks for joining us at scsc hugs Jill x

My Little Space said...

Lorraine, this is fab! what a cute image.


Mrs Wonka said...

What a pretty card!

Mrs WOnka x

Pauline C said...

Stunning card Lorraine - your background is gorgeous and I love those Spellbinder corners - fab work! Thanks for joining in the PBSC this week.
Pauline x

Beth said...

Oh, such a sweet card! Thanks for joining the PB challenge this week!
Beth xx