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Monday, October 3, 2011

Colorful Creations Sketch Challenge - Pumpkins and Sunflowers

I have a fabulous sketch challenge and card to share with you today. I had been asked to be a Guest Designer this week at Colorful Creations Sketch Challenge. I feel so honored to be asked to be a  part of the  fabulous designers of this group today. Here is the sketch. Come on over and play with us.

For my card, I used a gorgeous pre-colored image from Fred SheSaidcalled Pumpkins and Sunflowers.  The pumpkin image was printed three times then two of them were fussy cut and layered with foam tape for lots of dimension.  The sunflower at the bottom was actually from a scrap left over from a card I made a few days ago. That was also fussy cut and layered with foam tape.

The papers, ribbon and pearls are from Close to my Heart.

The green swirlies at the bottom of the card were cut with the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge which is exclusive to CTMH.

The worrd "Thankful", also from the pumpkins and sunflowers digi set is attached to the card using a "Foundry Pin Clip" from CTMH.

The Hand Stitching around the card was done with matching Embroidery Floss.

A few other challenges this card was made for:
Crafts 4 eternity - Anything Goes
Frosted Designs - Fussy cutting
Delightful Challenges - Pearls and Swirls
Dolce Stamps and Cards - Fall Colors
Dutch Dare - Bingo - Ribbon, Flowers, Die Cuts
Paper-Crafting Journey - Die Cuts
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas - Vintage or Shabby Chic
Stamping Boutique - Change of the Seasons
Creative Craft World - Autumn/Fall
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Anything Goes
Fab 'N' Funky - 1 ribbon, 2 dp's, 3 gems
Freshly Brewed - Fall/Autumn
Inky Impressions - Punches or Dies
All Sorts - At least 5 flowers


Kelly Schelske said...

Gorgeous Nancy! Love that sketch, great job using our BINGO card! Thanks for playing along with us at DDCC!

Hugs, Kelly

Danni said...

Gorgeous autumn card!!

pinky said...

Lovely work. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.

Lydia said...

What a beautiful card! I love the colours and the sunflowers. So glad you played along with us at Frosted Designs.

NancyD said...

wow! This is a really great card. I love that stitching and the pumpkins are colored so nicely. NancyD

sallysbitz said...

Gorgeous card, great layout & the image is coloured perfectly x
Thanks for joining us this week @ Delightful Challenges & Good Luck x

hugs sally x

Becky B. said...

Beautiful fall card! The florishes along the bottom reminds me of a decorative easel..wonderful touch! Thanks for joining us over at Frosted Designs this week!

Joey said...

Nancy this is stunning, your colourwork is beautiful, thanks for joining us at inky impressions. Joey x

Angelica said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, the coloring on your image couldn't be more perfect. Love it!!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Inky Impressions.

Ellen said...

Fabulously done! Your coloring and fussy cutting is over the top terific! The added detail of the stitching is the perfect touch! Thanks for playing in the Dolce Stamps and Cards Fall Challenge!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card, love the LO & your colouring as great!

Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Choccy said...

A beautiful card.
Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft World for our 'Autumn/ Fall' challenge.. Hope to see you back on 6th :O)

Choccy x

heidy said...

Fabolous card!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week!
Hugs Heidy

Carrie said...

wow. Beautiful colours and cute image - perfect for our die cut challenge so thanks for sharing it at Inky Impressions xx

Dolce Stamps and Cards said...

Beautiful card, looks like you did a lot of extras on this card. Love Fall and all the pumpkins fields we have around the Seattle area, this looks like home. Thanks for joining us at Dolce Stamps and Cards Fall Color Challenge.

jkreucher said...

What a Beautiful card! all the wonderful details to take in and admire... Awesome!
So glad you joined us in the Dolce Stamps and Cards fall colors challenge!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique...

DT (The Stamping Boutique)

Starla B. said...

WOW, this is just stunning! Thanks for playing with us at Digistamps 4 Joy!

xx Star

Mummylade said...

What a gorgeous creation Nancy. Thank you so much for entering my flower challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Trish said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining in the challenge at CCW!
Trish xx

Roberta: Mother of 3 said...

I love your fall card and all of the details you included! Anyone would be thrilled to receive it! Sunflowers are some of my fave fussy-cut images, too! I hope to see you create with us again at Frosted Designs! **Roberta

Julia said...

Lovely card! Great coloring! Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique. Hugs, Julia-DT

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

So pretty! Love the fancy stitching! Thank You so much for joining us at Dutch Dare this week!

michele said...

Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Edna Morrisedie said...

Spectacular detailing and amazing colouring too, thanks for playing along with the Dolce Stamps and Cards Challenge!

Cindy said...

stunning! I love it..
Thanks for playing along with us.

Miranda said...

gorgeous card , very pretty, great colouring
I'm glad you are joining our challenge this time
Miranda TSB DT