Wednesday, July 23, 2008

2 Sketches 4 You Challenge

The sketch this week on 2 Sketches 4 You has been set by Kazan.
Now regular visitors to my blog will know that my card making style is fairly simple and I like nice clean lines...well I don't know if the sun is affecting my brain or the fact that I have working with the fabulous new downloads from Funky Hand has anything to do with you it....but hold onto your hats folks....because KATH has gone FUNKY in a big way....way out of my comfort zone but I quite like it......as you can see I am head over heels in love with the papers from the new downloads and can't stop playing with them.. lots of inking and doodling and a bit of ripping and distressing...a technique that Kerry does beautifully....I think I have a way to go before I master it but it was fun.

It's another gorgeous day here and I am usually so disciplined about my working day but it's hard when you work from home and the patio area is just outside my little work space..the sun is shining, the birds are singing ...can't help but pop out every so often for a relax and another coffee to keep the caffeine levels up to speed..and it is so difficult to force myself back to the grind....it's just as well that we don't get this weather all year round.....card production levels would be virtually nil.

  • Papers: "Funky Little Christmas"downoad - Funky Hand
  • Stamp: Snowflake Rosette - Hero Arts
  • Alphabet: Thickers - American Crafts
  • Ribbon: American Crafts
  • Rub-ons: All Mixed Up - Doodlebug
  • Ampersand: Cut with Cricut George & Basic Shapes at 2" Shadow

37 comments:

Jozza said...

Wow this is another jaw dropper lady! I am in awe of your crafting talents!!!! Simply amazing! xxx

Terrie B x said...

Your card is `Fabulous` Kath..Enjoy your Day:)x

Hanneke said...

This is really amazing, what a wonderful card you've made!!
TFS!!

XxX

Kim said...

i love this cards. the colours are wonderful and work so well together.

Kazan Clark said...

Kath you are so talented! This is gorgeous. I love the pink 'n green together and the polka dots are divine too!

Ingrid said...

Kath, you made a gorgeous card. I love the bright colors. Great job!!

MacKenzie said...

This is the best card I've seen in awhile! Love the non-traditional colors and your little trees are awesome!

Great job!

Lindsay Spencer said...

So, so, so, so cute. I love this card. I put my blog name on my header. I'm glad you said something. Hopefully people will recognize it now. Thanks.

Eveline said...

Hi Kath,
This is a beautiful card. I love the colors together, and everything.
Eveline.

Heather (Craftling) said...

Another gorgeous card, Kath. But I have to confess when I first saw it, I wondered who Bridget was. (I really must go and get my eyes tested!!!) hehe

Heather xx

Dawny P said...

Wow, funky sooo suits you Kath cos this is just fantastic xxxxx

Penny said...

Oooh, what fab colours and funky style. Love it!

Rosanne said...

Love this card!

~Carla~ said...

Oh this is absolutely *GORGEOUS*!!! I loooooove nothing better than pink Xmas cards.. but pink and green together?! Perfection!!! :)

Lori K said...

Excellent work! This is beautiful.

Katie said...

Oh, I LOVE this!!

Katie

Jacey's Mom said...

Beautiful as always! Love the pink and green together.
Take care,
Christy

scrappysue said...

oooooooooo - that is such a fun card - love the pink and lime!

esther said...

certainly a merry and bright card in lots of ways! great work

Tammy said...

Great card! I love your colour combo!

Natasja said...

wow...great card....love the colors too!!!

Marianne said...

I just love your christmas card!!!

Hannemor said...

Such a lovely card!!! I love the colours - I'm a PINK person! ;)

:D

Becky Stewart said...

oooh this is stunning - I love it

Dawn said...

Oh dear I really WILL have to get going for Xmas....
This is just great and so different from the normal colours
Love it!

Dawn

Joke said...

You are such a great cardmaker. Love this one.

Daniela said...

This is adorable, love those colors!

**Nancy** said...

Love the colors!!!!

**Nancy** said...

Love the colors!!!!

Anice said...

This is such a fabby card. Thank you for making my papers look so great. What would I do without you and the other lasses on the DT?
Anice xx

Pearl said...

Love the colors here Kath ! Very sweet Christmas card ~

Angie Tieman said...

Wowzers! I love this!! Pink and green are my favorite Christmas combo, and I just love how fun and whimsical this is!! I think it's my top pick for the week!!

Sofie said...

Lovely card and great colours;0)


Have a nice weekend!

Krista B. said...

Kath - another beautiful card - i love the bright fun papers : )

evafromca said...

This is sooooo fantastic!!! I might have to copy it....LOVE IT!!

Peet said...

Wow Kath, this is so so beautiful!!! I love the papers!

CamillaE said...

OMG!!! This must be the lovliest Christmascard I've seen! Must llift it!!! TFS!!

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