1 Aug 2009

One Post Four Cards Six Challenges

This is my entry for this weeks Carols Sketch Fun and is a little different in that I have used vellum. I have used a mixture of backing papers including embossed pearlescent papers the main image is all vellum the flowers are mounted on a vellum frame which I have paper pierced then added the vellum flowers I also printed the butterflies onto vellum then coloured them with Prisma pencils and used sansodor to blend I added some pearls for the bodies and a gem brad for the centre I have added some gold pearly doodles for extra effect I hope you like it now onto the next
This card I have created for The Sugar Bowl challenge based on the sketch and Stamp with Fun the requirement being to use Pearls. The bp are freebies I have added some lace, flowers and pearly doodles I have also used my MS punch on the side border the image I have coloured with promarkers, now the third card below
This one is for the Spoonful of Sugar Challenge the sketch and for Simon Says Challenge the theme being 'Distressing' I have used the same image as above but coloured differently in promarkers I have done a lot of distressing on this card and thoroughly enjoyed it I have distressed the backing papers the side panel the circle and flowers with different but complimentary colours of Brilliance ink. Now onto the final one for today
This is my entry for this week's Friday Sketchers and have used a Mo Manning Digi Image called 'Sinatra' I have coloured it with promarkers using the blending technique that I followed in a tutorial on Passion for Promarkers. The bp is from a RAK the pearlised embossed lilac paper is from my stash I have added some gems and another one of my vellum butterflies.

I hope you have enjoyed viewing these cards and your comments as always mean so much to me I hope you like them and some of the different techniques I have used. Once again you have all inspired me so much to try something different and challenging so thank you hugs to all.

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Nannieflash said...

WOW Lorraine, your cards are absolutely stunning, youve done a gorgeous and beautiful job on them all, and I really love the Mo digi picture as well, Ive just bought some and and itching to start work on some of them, its been a bit hectic here today trying to get myself straight. Hope your mums ok, take care my love with love and huge hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Penny said...

I love all of them! Especially the kitty one, that image is so darn cute!

Tina'sAngels said...

Your cards are so beautiful and such lovely delicate colors.
Hugs Tina x

June said...

All of these are gorgeous but i especially love the kitten one he is soooo cute
Hugs June x

Lynne said...

Lorraine, these are all quite beautiful. Your colouring is fab, especially on the kitten, you are clever following the tutorial. I am still plodding on, trying to get the shading right. I will try to get there in the end. Yours looks purrfect!!


jem said...

4 of the most gorgeous cards all top draw, lovely images and detail, that pussy cat with the wool is a darling.janex

Christine said...

Lorraine, they are all fabulous, I especially like your vellum one, so nice to see you trying other techniques.
Well done you, I am sure you are getting real satisfaction with your designs.
Love & Hugs
Christine xxxx

Carol said...

Lorraine i love how you've interpreted my sketch! the vellum is beautiful...a stunning card :) I'm glad your prize parcel arrived safely, thanks for playing along again.
Also, thanks for alerting me to MDP...the lady is genius with a pencil!!I may well be bashing my hubbie's paypal account!!
The other cards are fab...you have been very busy...

Carol x

Crystal said...

WOW these are all sooo beautiful...love how you did the butterflies with the pearls...stunning work!

Riet said...

Wowww Lorriane,what a beautiful cards,i love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

pinky said...

Lorraine, they are all so beautiful, love the vellum in the first and the cute kitten is just stunning.

eiyiyi said...

I'm awed, not just wowed. these are really, really beautiful. Your work is amazing. I love each and every one of them.

eileen xoxox

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful cards Lorraine and all fantasticly coloured!
Love the gorgeous designs and details you have done! My favourite is the cat, love it.
Hugs Linda

sari said...

wow...so many great cards! Love them all!!

jacque4u2c said...

Mouth still hanging open and drool still dripping on my keyboard! Sheesh girl - these ROCK!

Kim said...

Lorraine, the first card is breath-takingly gorgeous! Love the colors and those butterflies are so dainty...Your others are fabby too!
Kim xXx

kyllimarjaana said...

These are sooo beautiful !!!! I don't know enough english to tell you what I mean .

Sari said...

So many beautiful cards! Those butterflies are stunning!

Crafting Joanne said...

Gosh Lorraine what a busy bee you have been and all gorgeous cards they are too. Loving the detail with the pearly doodles, it's fab stuff!!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Joanne x

tina46 said...

beautiful cards !!!love it all!!thanks for joining in our challenge.
big hugs tina46

Avril Ann said...

Hi Lorraine, what a Busy Bee you have been all the cards are gorgeous and I wish you good luck with all the challenges. I have left something on my blog for you. Hugs Avril xxx

iReneM said...

All fantastically amazing Lorraine
If I had to choose I'd go for the first one.
But they are ALL gorgeous.
You are creating some really, really beautiful work.


Nannieflash said...

Morning Lorraine, I know its my second visit but I wanted to let you know that Ive left you an award on my blog, I do so hope you will accept it, with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Dawn said...

Beautiful cards but my fav is the Puss card - it's so adorable!


spiritofcreativity said...

WOW Lorraine! What a fantastic collection of cards I love them all, and that cat on the last one is fabulous
Ann x

Beryl said...

Fantastic selection of cards. All so different but all lovely. I really like the idea of the pearls for the dragonflies bodies.
Beryl xx

raindropecho said...

These are absolutely beauties! You have done a fantastic job on all of them :D
- Ann

Roberta Laliberte said...

What a fabulous job you did on these cards Lorraine. They are all so beautiful. My but you have been busy!


debby4000 said...

Oh wow what gorgeous creations.

Allissa (Lisa) said...

wowzaaa Lorraine...look at these beauties. It amazes me how many challenges you can do at once...one loses me at times lol. Hope you're well poppet.

SimonSaysStamp.com said...

This is so pretty!! I love all the pearls!

Thanks again for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!


Maria Matter said...

Oh my you've been very busy....these are all fabulous my dear! Wow!
The vellum flower card, just stunning! I didn't even know you could color on vellum! lol I have sooo much to learn!
You did an excellent job on Mo's Sinatra kitty...love it!
Your girlie girl cards are so beautiful, the images are gorjusssss!
Blessings, Maria


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