Sunday, February 14, 2010

Carol's Sketch Fun # 20

Morning folks.....time for another sketch challenge from my lovely bloggy bud Carol over at Carol's Sketch Fun.......another fabulous sketch and a great excuse to play with one of my new Hero Arts stamps....the woodgrain background which doesn't really show up too well as it's embossed in White on quite a light background


Hero Arts S5100 Woodgrain Pattern stamped with Versamark and embossed with White Detail Powder
Stamped all over background with Hero Arts Soft Sand Shadow Ink Pad
darkening slightly with TH Distress Ink Pad..Frayed Burlap
Image: Hero Arts: S4878 Old Letter Writing stamped with TH Distress Ink.....Faded Jeans
Stampendous: Agapanthus Cluster stamped with Faded Jeans and Frayed Burlap
Ribbon: American Crafts
Sentiment: My Little Shoebox Mini Alphabet Stickers
Pearls from stash

And how did the demo day go......it was fandabbidosie....a big thank you to all the lovely lovely ladies who came along and for making me feel so welcome....it was great fun and a special thank you to Karen and Kate for inviting me along and for keeping me supplied with lots of coffee...hope to be back to see you all again soon
Did take the old camera with me.....but it was so busy from the word go.... so not a lot of pics to show and not only am I a messy crafter at home....it would seem that I am a messy demonstrator too.....big thank you to the lovely Alice who was a dab hand at finding my pokey tool time after time in the midden that was my table.

Abandoned for lunch

while the girls took a little break for some crafty shopping


and I have to say a big thank you to Kate for her patience with my endless requests for stuff I had forgotten to pack in my demo kit......and a little confession...I am sure I am home with your embossing tool Kate...haven't got round to unpacking my kit yet.....it is still in the back of the car.......oops.
Having a lazy lie-in kinda day today with the Sunday papers...catch up with you all later.
Happy Valentine's everyone......Hugs Kath xxxxx

24 comments:

Elaine aka Quixotic said...

Gorgeous card, Kath!

Love the demo pics too, looks like fun!

Lorraine A said...

gorgeous card Kath :-) I love the stamps you used and the embossing and inking ,,, perfect ! I have ordered a few of the new hero arts stamps ,, but need these too now !! :-)

I am glad you enjoyed your demo day ,, bet the people who came to meet you went home happy having learned loads of fab tips :)

Luv
Lols x x x

* Shaz * said...

Kath this is a beautiful card, love that stamp and such lovely colours x

~ Ali ~ said...

Morning KAth, waht a fabulou day it sounded. Bet you had them in stitches. Scrummy card too love the colours. Have a good well deserved rest today.

Kim Piggott said...

Oh I bet they were totally thrilled to see you Kath! I so would have loved to have been there!
Your card is just divine!
Love your colour combo and your detail and design so fantastic!
Enjoy you day of rest!
hugs
kim x

Carol said...

Gorgeous kath, you know how much i love that Agapanthus and i love it even more with two colours!! It looks fab :)
The ladies in the photo's look like they had a lovely time and why wouldn't they with you as their teacher :)
Enjoy your rest today and the rest of your weekend....lookout for an e-mail in a bit...

Hugs
Carol xxx

Lynda said...

Fabulous card - love the two tone colours and the smile on that lady's face say's it all about the demo day Kath - bet you was fantastic!

Love Lynda xxx

Marja Sch said...

Oh I wish I was there to see to work. Your card are so inspirational. Big Hug Marja

nnalorac said...

Your card is fab and loved the colour combo. Love the stamp, feel a buy coming on. Loved your demo and you were part of a really fun day for us. Thanks Kath. Having a rest to, need it after all that shopping!! Enjoy. hugs nnalorac.xx

Julie said...

Gorgeous card

Kat said...

Fabulous card Kath, love your colour combo. Sounds like you had a great day yesterday. I bet all the ladies loved your demos. I think I'm a messy crafter too! Enjoy the rest of your day off.

Kat xx

Trudy said...

Stunning card Kath, love the sweet image and your colouring is beautiful.
Hugs Trudy

Jessica said...

Hey Kath, I wish I could have been there! It looks like great fun. It has always been my dream to take a trip to the UK. Having met you, and a couple other ladies too, makes me want it even more! Well one day... I hope.
I love the card, I'd never have thought to stamp it in white! You are such an inspiration! TFS

Helen said...

Thanks for the demo yesterday really enjoyed it. I have been a lurker (snooper) on your blog for a while - love your cards and now I know how you make them! Congrats on being a Grandma again its great isn't it. Hope to see another demo soon keep us posted to where you will be please.

Helen

Dawny P said...

Hiya Mrs K xxx Glad you had a fab day - wish I'd been there to heckle, nay support ya lol xxx

Ohh what a feast for sore eyes is this card. I absolutely love it. I'm off now to see what else I've missed while I've been AWOL. Hope you are OK and that all is well lovely friend and see you soon (YES I WILL, you poor thing, hee hee) xxxxx

Christine (Craftling) said...

Wow! That's a fabulous card, Kath! Love the blues.

Hugs,
Chris xx

CraftyC said...

Your card is beautiful Kath. I love the colours on this, so pretty
Clairex

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Looks like you had a busy time Kath...love your card, so pretty.
Hugs
Carole x

Serendipity Stamping said...

I love that you used two colors on your image! Glad you had a fantastic day.

Gibmiss said...

HI Kath
Gorgeous card i have that stamp...must try it ....
Hugs sylvie

Congrats on your new grandaughter
xxx

Tatanky said...

The card is gorgeous....happy valentine's day to you too....looks like you had fun on the demo thanks for the pics.

Dawn said...

Stunning card, just beautiful...
You are such a whizz at the stamping..
Sounds like you had a fantastic and busy day, bet you were a tired bunny that night, wish I could've been there, maybe next time.

hugs
Dawn
xx

teasy said...

Hi Kath thanks for a wonderful day at papercrafts on Saturday. I learned a lot from you I go to Kates classes she is a lovely person and very good with us. my cousin lives in Aberdeen and wants to know if you are doing any workshops I hope you will be coming to Elgin again I am away to make two cards like the black and white one with daisy that you did Bye the way congratulations on your baby grandaughter. My wee grandaughter was born in aberdeen 1pound 13 ounses she is now 3yrs old and a madam Hope to see you again if you were haveing a workshop in aberdeen I would come through with my cousin .
take care
RENA

Gayle said...

Hi Mama Kath

Just sticking my head above the 'poopy nappy' parapit to say hi!

Thanks so much for my beautiful card..LOVED IT!

I bought the TSV too..actually both of them! (Lord knows when I'll get the chance to use them!!!)

Demo looked like fun...No photos of the elusive Karen I see...Hmn have an 'interesting' one from Florida...maybe I could make some pennies from that one???

Hope to catch up soon...

Much love

Gayle x

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