Monday, April 27, 2009

"The Pink Elephant" Challenge # 12

The challenge this week on "The Pink Elephant" is a fabulous sketch from my lovely Funky Hand Teamie I just had to have a go......and it was so good to get back into the cubbyhole after 2 days of gardening and kitchen cleaning.....domestic goddess I am not......
Papers: MME...Bella...Bella...Collection
Image was cut from one of the papers
Flowers: Prima...edges inked with
TH Distress Ink...Aged Mahogany
Spacers and Pearls: Hobby House
Sentiment: Papermania Cardstock Stickers
I need a card for a very special lady in my life....and I think this one may fit the bill although don't know if I am happy with the black sentiment and yes.... I just had to use my new goodies...loving these spacers. Well off to get togged up for our walk to the forest....who knows what the weather is going to do today.......very overcast and windy....and looks like I am not taking any chances.....waterproofs and boots required.......and then back to the cubbyhole for another dose of crafting...the best medicine in the world.......catch up with you all later......Hugs Kath xxxxxxx


Penni said...

What a pretty card Kath - I love the flowers with the spacers & pearls - I'm waiting for mine to arrive, hopefully tomorrow!!!


Amanda's paper palace said...

Fab card Kath! I think we'd all rather be crafting than cleaning lol!Gorgeous take on the sketch!
hugs amanda xx

Robin said...

Gorgeous Kath!! I love the way you did the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at TPE this week!!
The Pink Elephant

pinky said...

Very vintagy and romantic looking. Love it.

Cass said...

Beautiful card Kath.Love how you've used the paper for the image,and those papers are gorgeous.Love the flowers with the spacers in.I bought some from Ebay but I think they were a bit on the small side as I can't put a brad through them.
Cass xxx

scotspanda said...

fabulous card kath, I like the colours, they look great together.


Amanda xxx

Nilla said...

As always gorgeous, Kath! hugs from Nilla

Anonymous said...

Kath this is sooo `gorgeous` I love those papers and those spacers...oh No I`m on the hunt dowm now!!!I must get me
Have a lovely Day Loveley Lady:)♥

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Kath this is stunning!
Such beautiful paper and your flowers are amazing loving those brads. Such a brilliant design. Oh your friend is going to adore it!
kim x

Macpurp said...

this is stunning! i love the colours you have used. i need to try inking up my flowers.

hope you enjoyed your walk, we had hail, thunder & lightning yesterday!

love tina x

Cardmaking Galore said...

This is just stunning! Love the colours and how you use the metal embellishments1

mudmaven said...

Absolutely stunning! Love the flowers and spacers! ~chris

Jeanne said...

Oh wow what a gorgeous card!!

Chrissie said...

What a stunning card Kath, this is just my cup of tea!
Thank you for your comments on my blog, you've certainly captured my attention now about next week's challenge, I can't wait!

Sammie said...

I love the black sentiment... in fact I'm loving the whole card. This card makes me think of my mum and dad's little country garden that is always bursting with blooms, no matrter what season.

~Lori (loree2000 SCS) said...

So pretty kath!
Thanks for participating again this week!!

Mummylade said...

That card is fantastic, just my kind of colour combination. Stunning!

Trudi said...

This is absolutely beautiful Kath! Thanks for being a part of our challenges every week at TPE.

Steph said...

So beautiful as usual, Kath. I love the elegant look x

Pauline C said...

Stunning card Kath - love the whole layout. The new spacers are yummy ... I've been on a wee visit to the HH site too ;-) .. you haven't tempted me to the new PB transparent sets yet, but methinks it's only a matter of time lol!!
Pauline x

iReneM said...

Oooo, a gorgeous card!
Great colours and I love those spacers. They add a lovely touch of luxury.
I think the black suits the card just right.


Carol said...

Kath i absolutely love your take on my sketch!! The papers are gorgeous and the spacers look good too.... you 'rocked it' lovely lady :)
and....thanks for supporting us every week and sharing your beautiful creations

Big Hugs
carol x

Desire Fourie said...

Oh this is just beautiful and I am sure that the special person in your life will really treasure and appreciate this. Hugs from Desire

Daysleeper said...

Simply stunning.
The paper is so beautiful, and so is the layout.
The card is very delicate and yet eye-catching.
Olga x

Ann said...

ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh Kath you have excelled yourself this time - love this card.

Ann xxx

AUsome mom said...

Stunning card! I love the black sentiment. The flowers and those spacers are gorgeous!!

Angela said...

So pretty,

Thanks for joining us at TPE!

Dawn said...

Your card is GORGEOUS! I love the colors!! Who wouldn't be pleased to showcase this beauty in their home??!!!

Sue said...

Stunning Kath, awesome card, I love those flowers so much xx Sue

Kathryn said...

WOW -- So Gorgeous!
I hope you are doing well ==
Take care

tina said...


This is gorgeous! I love it! That MME Bella paper is divine! :)


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