Saturday, 28 August 2010

Summers Last Burst

Evening Folks
Oops, trying to type this post and watch The X Factor at the same time, so it'll probably take me about an hour! :D Now, I'm not sure I'm completely happy with this card, mmmm, maybe I am, I think I am!!

Oh dear, anyway, the fab image is a Penny Black stamp, I used 3 different Distress inkpads in the colours: 'Crushed Olive', 'Tumbled Glass' and 'Mustard Seed'. The yummy paper is from the S.E.I. 'Mimosa' pad. The deep edge border punch is a Martha Stewart, the swirls are from a Marianne Creatables flower die-cut set and the organza ribbon is Anita's.

I've used the gorgeous 'Clear Rock Candy' Distress Stickles, love this stuff and I've tried to capture it in the photo, I spread it with my finger around the edges of the image.

And I've received another award, this one from the lovely Sharon, thank you! Now, I'm afraid I've got to tell you 7 things about meself :D
1. I'm 4ft 10"
2. And a size 1 in shoes
3. I've walked up Mount Snowdon (never again!:)
4. I've had my hair cut once this year (I know, dreadful)
5. I've still got a huge schoolgirl crush on Keanu Reeves
6. I'm a Great Aunty!!
7. I'm abit scared of cows! and sheep! (You wouldn't believe I grew up in the country)
I'm going to have to break the rules a little bit here, your're supposed to pass it onto 7 other people, but I can't possibly choose, so I'd like to pass it to all my lovely followers.
Thank you for looking and hope you all have a fab Bank Holiday Weekend :)
Kelly.x
PennyBlackSaturday 'Summer Lovin'
AllsortsChallenge 'Inspiration from a garden or park'


23 comments:

Stamps and Paper said...

Kelly I just love your colours on this card really pretty card/

Anne

Distressed Miss said...

How can you not be sure about this one Kelly? I love it. it is soo different. The colours are beautiful and your attention to detail is great.
Hugs
Clare
x

Fleur said...

Great card Kelly, I like the title, could've been called "summers only burst" lol, as we haven't had much of summer this year. love the stamp you've used, very elegant
Thanks for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
Hugz Fleur xXx

Pink Sunshine said...

Gorgeous card, love the fresh fun colours.
Sally. x

Mandy said...

Kelly your card is absolutely gorgeous hun, love the stamp and the colours you've used, I hope you're happy with it now.
Congrats on your award hun
hugs Mandy xx

Janette said...

Hi Kelly,It's gorgeous don't know why your unsure about it though..fab card.xx

Lizzy xx said...

Stunning card Kelly, luv the stamp & the colours are just sooooo lush xx Lizzy xx :)

kath said...

loving this one kelly and your rock candy sparkle......thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

Love your card kelly, the faded effect lokks great, lovely details.
Intresting facts, your only a little doll.
Size one feet, cute, my son was taking size 11 at 15 they hangout the bottom of his bed like monsters.
janex

Jules said...

Hi Kelly

Your card is beautiful .. .. I don't know why you are unsure of it!

Gorgeous backing to your image and such lovely colours to put together.

Your MS punch makes a great background.

Happy Sunday.

Love Jules xx

Liz, said...

Hiya, really pretty card, great summer colour. Thanks for joining in the PB challenge this week.

Liz x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Kelly.
Sue x

debby4000 said...

Beautiful, elegant card Kelly.
luv
Debby

Tasha said...

I think your card is gorgeous, and so cleverly done. I dont know what you are worrying about. Hope you managed to watch the weirdos on the X Factor :-)
Hugs
Tasha
xxxx

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Kelly,
this is gorgeous. I love the stamped images and the use of blended colours is fabulous.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Sarpreet said...

Such a gorgeous card - great image and beautiful papers.

Mummylade said...

your distressing is fabulous! I'm so glad you joined my garden challenge at Allsorts this week, good luck!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Kelly.

Hugs Riet.xx

joey said...

Hiya Kelly

gorgeous card Hun, beautiful colour tone and gorgeous image love the edging. Thanks for joining us at pbsc

Joey.x

jenny said...

I love this card Kelly! Such a gorgeous colour combo, love the tonal effect and the PB image is beautiful x

Jenny xx

Dena said...

This is such a pretty card! I love the colors and the stickles are great!!!
Hugs, Dena

**ScrapcoLLector** said...

GORGEOUS! thanks for sharing your technique, i am still unable to achieve those kind of smooth looking distress....there is always a rough stroke left behind by the sponge..T_T

by the way love this summery card so much!

hugs
yenni

brenda said...

A really super card, love the colours and of course that stamp.

Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck.

B x

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