Monday, September 06, 2010

Two cards

Monday again... I think Monday is becoming my favourite day of the week.... Maja at school, Susie at nursery, hubby at work, and me at home - alone! So I let housework be housework and dig out my papers and stamps instead! Today I finished this card:
Again, I have borrowed a stamp - one of the Gorjuss girls- from Renate. I have coloured her with Promarkers (Cocoa, Cinnamon, Dusky pink, Blush, Vanilla, Blossom, Ivory, Duck egg, Cool aqua, Red, Rose pink and Cool grey 2). Image panel is mounted on 3d foam. I have used Tilda papers and a MS punch. The edges is distressed by scraping a pair of scissors along the edge and I also added a bit of ink around the edges.

I had fun, the other day, crocheting some small cotton flowers. I have used one of them on this card. I put the bead from a decorative foam flower through the middle hole in the crocheted flower before gluing it to the card....
I'm entering this card into these challenges:
Sketch Saturday - Challenge #119 - a sketch
Stamptacular Sunday challenge - challenge 75 - Distress it!
Secret Crafter Saturday challenge - challenge 99- Clean and Simple
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I also have a second card to share with you today... woohooo! That's not like me, is it? Two cards in one post... hehe... I made this card last week while visiting my friend Randi. I know, I know... two cardmaking visits in one week! Lucky me! It's so much fun meeting up with friends to talk and make cards and share stamps and ideas.
I have borrowed the Henry mouse stamp from my friend. Isn't he the cutest? He was coloured in (with Promarkers) while I was at my friends house, and I was too busy chatting away that I forgot to make a note of what colours I used... Papers from Nille, and again I have used some of my chrocheted flowers. I tried colouring one in with a Promarker, but I'm not sure about the effect.... Sentiment is made with a couple of different alphabet stamp sets and says "Hooray for you". Edges are distressed with scissors and I have also drawn a couple of lines round the papers with a pen.
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Thanks for looking & have a great week!

12 comments:

Kathy said...

Beautiful cards!! Love the color combos and all your details!
:)kathy

Curlybear said...

Hello, Tonje
Lovely card, fantastic layout and choice of colours, pretty image, thanks for joining us at the SCSC this week, Good luck, Bridget x.

oheidia said...

Så nydelige kort - begge to! Det første motivet er jo bare så søtt. Har aldri sett det motivet før og du bruker farger som er kjempefine på kortet. Musen Henry med brune og blå farger som basis - bedre kan det jo ikke bli! Kjempefint pyntet også.

jeg vil være med på scrappetreff sammen med deg og Renate - er det frekt å invitere seg selv en gang???

Skjønner godt hobby er mer fornuftig enn husarbeid - hobby blir man i det minste i godt humør av!!!!

Klem fra heidi

Graphicat said...

Oooh, I love the DP you've used on the first card, and the touch of blue is perfect! Lovely job.
2nd card is UBER cute too!
Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular this week!
Cheers
Cheri

Amy said...

Beautiful cards Tonje! Love your designs and your coloring is awesome! And your crochet flowers are just the perfect accents, beautiful work!

ullpurka said...

Så utrolig skjønt det kortet ditt med gorjusjenta ble! Aldeles nydleig og mye finere enn mitt!

Håper vi får til å scrappes her en annen dag og det hadde vært knall om Heidi blir med altså.

Klemmer

{Jane} said...

Great card

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x
SCSC DT

Annette said...

Lovely cards, all! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Michele said...

Oh such a gorgeous cards!!! Hugs Michele x

Sprytebyrd said...

Wonderful card! I keep seeing this sketch, and I really should give it a try! Lovely colors and such a great image!
Thanks so much for playing along this week at Stamptacular Sunday ♥ Good luck on our Distressing challenge!
Dee (Spryte)
Sprytebyrds Spot

Helen said...

Gorgeous cards!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Haseeb said...

I wanted say that in the first card if you added some shade or more out line it would be good . 3th card is so cute and adorable a tinny mouse carrying a big birthday cake. with one candle superb creativity . i want to add this to my Sunday collection.

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