Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Papertake Weekly Challenge

Hi Folks....back in business with the challenges and another one done and dusted.....the challenge this week on Papertake Weekly is.......a colour combo

PINK, ORANGE AND BROWN.....
HOT CHOCOLATE !!!
which I mis-read....only the Orange and Brown registered in this old brain.....it wasn't until I uploaded my card onto the computer and went to do the link.....I noticed there was Pink too.....oh sugar... and believe me....that wasn't what I said. Brown is one of my fave colours...orange not but they do work great together and ...... you know...me thinks I like it and I managed to fit in a little bit of pink with the Prima flowers....it's called feeking....and if you don't know what that means....here is the definition.......to correct a mistake by making it look as though it was meant to be.....a crafting technical term....I use all the time.....
Papers: WeR Memory Keepers
Dark Brown Cardstock
Image: Hero Arts
stamped with Tim Holtz Distressed Ink and slightly
brushed out with a water brush
Flowers: Prima
The moral of the story is......always read the instructions carefully before you begin....must take a note of that in my little Miss Memory Book......I really need to write everything down these days but big problem when I forget to take MMB with me....
The weather here is turning decidedly colder and the forecast aint good.....hope it doesn't decide to start dumping lots of snow before Thursday.......I need to get to the SECC......am not worried about getting home.....another few days at the show wouldn't upset me at all.....catch up with you all tomorrow for some sneaky peeks.
P.S. Just been on Lorraine's blog and yikes...have they got snow in Glasgow.....so cosy boots looked out for tomorrow and better warn hubby....may be missing for a few days.
Another P.S. to answer Suzanne's question....the sentiment is all part of the one stamp but you could mask it out if you wanted.
Hugs Kath xxxxx

41 comments:

Dawny P said...

Ohh well Kath, I'm with you re not reading the instructions. I've done that a few times lol xxx And feeking, well that's a great expression. I will be using that again before too long no doubt - I seem to feek a lot!!! Your card is just fabulous. I love the flowers and the layout is perfect for these colours. I have to be honest and say that I wasn't sure about this colour combi when I first saw the challenge, but you know, it sort of grew on me. Hope you are well lovely friend and huggles and love to you xxxxxxx

Kim Piggott said...

Kath I just love this card!
Those colours are so gorgeous together I love your image so beautiful. Have a great time.
hugs
kim x

Gvendalen said...

Oh, so beautiful card!

joey said...

Hi Kath, this is fabulous, I have made the same mistake with the colours combos, I love the flower image. hope you make it safely to the secc and that the snow doesnt come until you are there! lol. joey.xxx

Zoe said...

Great Card Kath, I'm not great at reading instructions, I always seem to get something wrong! Love the Pink/Orange/Brown Combination.

Lythan said...

this card is wonderful Kath. I do love a pink and orange combo (mad I know) but the brown sets them off beautifully

Faerielore said...

simply stunning xxxx

scotspanda said...

love the card, good save with the pink flowers! I could half with you get snowed in at Glasgow then youmight still be there when I go on Saturday lmao

lotsalove

Amanda xxx

Leanne said...

what a fantastic card, and I love your expression - will be using that on numerous occassions me thinks!
Leanne :o)
xx

Craftyanny said...

Another great card Kath and you've never know you'd been 'feeking' to look at it lol

Terrie B x said...

I`m def on you with that one..
Never read Instructions!!lol...
Your card is `beautiful` love that stamp it`s sooo pretty:)
Maybe we will get our share of snow here!!!xxx
Have a wonderful Day:)!♥

Artyjen said...

Hope you have a great day at the SECC. We get that show in Sept in Exeter. So have a while to wait yet.

Suzanne said...

Oh, I do like this it's Beautiful and the Flowers look as if they were always supposes to be there lol! Love your new terminology lol!

Is the Sentiment Hero Arts as well?

Hugs
Suze x

Jingle said...

Beautiful!

Allison said...

that's the type of thing I do- not reading the instructions properly!
lovely card, love the image
Snow is nearly all away now so we will still make it to the SECC tomorrow
AllisonX

Tracy said...

Just love the card Kath, the colour combination is great,love the butterfly and the sentiment is that Hero rts a well? New to blogging so don't know about challenges, i'm pretty useless with blogging don't really know how to do most of the great things you blogging crafters all do.
Lovely cards
Tracy x

Suzanne said...

ooops! I've just realised..........hit the s instead of the d on supposed! I think that might be a case of not reading what I'd typed properly lol!

Hugs
Suze x

Olde Country Creations said...

lol I am guilty of not always reading directions in their entirety either. I always say I will learn from it but I never do. lol

Your card looks fabulous!

Have a super great time! >:0)

Tonya

Tab said...

oooh Kath, totally lovin your card! Your "feeking" has worked rather well, me thinks LOL, as the flowers look fabby!
Hugs Tab xxx

Peet said...

ohh, this is soo beautiful, Kath!!!!!

Julia Pollard said...

Wow, just beautiful! never would have guessed the "feeking...."

;o)

TheLittleFrog said...

You have an award from me on my blog:) This card is beautiful!

Donna said...

Beautiful card Kath and such pretty colours too :) Donna x

bubblegum said...

Gorgeous card Kath, 'tis really beautiful - pink and orange are one of my fav combinations at the moment. :)

xxDebbiexx

juliejules said...

Gorgeous card as ever Kath, love it! Jules x

Tasha said...

This card is beautiful...simply stunning
love tasha xx

Irene said...

Very cute card Kath. Wouldn't mind a little snow around here. It's been pretty hot here in sunny Queensland Australia.
Cheers, Irene :)

Cheri Howard said...

I never would have thought to put these colors together, but they are beautiful on your card!

Stop by my blog, The Paper Freak, for a little something I left for you ('cuz you crack me up all the time!)...

Madge said...

A gorgeous card Kath and considering you originally missed the pink out you really finished it off beautifully with the embellishments at the end. x

Holly said...

your card is so pretty Kath, i love all the flowers and the sweet little butterfly.
please give a big hug to buddy from me
hugs
Holly x

itsabrt said...

This card is awesome I love all the effort you put into it! BR-T

margaret said...

Really fabby card Kath. love the colour combination.

Bev said...

Oh my word! Now this is what I call a stunner - absolutely love this card Kath

Tip Top said...

Hehehe! I do the same thing too - but I call it scan reading!

Carol said...

Kath this is totally gorgeous - its so clean and crisp - I can't stop looking at it. Brown and orange are my fav colours - I think its all that white thats making it pop - FABBIE

xx

aardvarkpest said...

Fabulous card. Those flowers look good enough to eat.Great how you have made centre of flowers same as paper.

Glenda

Marcea said...

love this .... something so eyecatching about it. Very beautiful card Kath
-x-

Helena said...

WOW this is beautiful. Really lovely!

Debbie said...

Kath

What a truly gorgeous card I love the butterfly and the main image is just so pretty.

Stunning card.

Debbie
x

~Christina~ said...

This is so very lovely :)

steph said...

Lovely card Kath - great layout and I love how you have done your flowers! Thanks for joining us for the PTW challenge! P.S. Your blog candy looks really yummy too! lol x

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