My Second DT Post!

Friday, 2 September 2011

And I’m having to schedule it cos I’ll be away at my second wedding in 2 days! Yes the weddings are finally here and I’ve got all delivered and have no more to do except enjoy the days festivities (chest infection permitting Photobucket )!  It’s actually Wednesday night but I’m sure I’m correct in saying that the wedding yesterday was beautiful and a great day was had by all!! Lol!

Anyway, on to my card and the new challenge on the Alphabet Challenge Blog which is...

P for Pretty Pastels!

Now, pastels aren’t my strong point as I like either dark grungy looking cards or bright and cheerful, the middle ground is hard to find in my opinion!  So this is what I came up with


It’s an engagement card that I made for my friend Andria from the MAC forum, she recently got engaged so I couldn’t not send a card!


The gorgeous image is from Tiddlyinks, it’s called “You & Me Baby” and I’ve coloured it with a mixture of copics and tria markers and finished it off with prismacolour pencils.  I added a gem to her finger as an engagement ring and realised just before I put it in the envelope that I put it on the wrong hand!!  Lol!  I didn’t get a chance to re-take the picture so you’ll just have to take my word for it that I changed it!!


The papers I used are from my favourite and most used pad – Basic Grey, Wisteria.  I must see about getting another one as the one I have hasn’t got many pages left.
I used a Spellbinder square Fleur De Lis die for the background and cut a square of contrasting card to go just behind it, I heat embossed the edges of it with gold powder and the edges of the largest layer with super sparkle holographic powder.  The Umount swirls around the image are also the holographic powder – it gives a lovely sparkle!  Some Swarovski’s to finish.


I decorated the inside to match using a computer generated sentiment.

So why don’t you pop over to the Alphabet Challenge Blog to see the rest of the DT’s fab creations and take part and let me see some lovely pastel pictures!

Thanks for looking!


Andria said...

It is a beautiful sparkly card, I've had the most coments from visitors to the house on that one. everyone's picked it up and made oooing noises :)

Chrissie said...

Another stunner Sheena.
You really do such a wonderful job of colouring these adorable, slightly 'goth' images and I'm sure your friend was delighted with this (I know I would have been, ha ha!)
Glad to see your crafting is going from strength to strength sweetie.
lol Chrissie xx

coops said...

wow i love this.fantastic image and the colours and sparkle are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Rufus said...

Gorgeous coloring!

Lesley said...

Beautiful card Sheena, the image is lovely! xx

Becky Garrison said...

Sheena, this is simply beautiful! And your coloring is amazing! Hope you are feeling better!

Marita ♫♫♫ said...

What a beautiful creation♥. Love the image end design♥

Hugs Marita♫♫

Cheryl said...

Oh this is so pretty! I love the papers you used and your gorgeous coloring!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is lovely, thanks for sharing!
Hey, I have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun!

Anne said...

A fabulous card Sheena Annne x

Jules said...

Sheena this is amazing.

I love your colour choices and all those amazing layers.

You colour and shade beautifully.

Love Jules xx

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi Sheena, sorry its taken me so long to pop over and say hi! but I'm here I absolutely love your card for our Challenge on Alphabet. Your colouring is perfect..

Loopylou. said...

omg sheena!!!! this is gorgeous! i am tiddly inker Lou and I so think you should be joining in our challenges with your gorgeous creations, we are on art journal style somethings at the moment!!
hugs Lou xxxx

Christy/Tiddly Inks said...


Stephanie aka Nerdette said...

Absolutely gorgeous. I love the shading on the clothes and the inside of the card in phenominal, a step I always neglect ;D