Saturday, 24 April 2010


Afternoon all.
What a beautiful day it is. Sunny, bright and very relaxing, especially watching hubby mow the jungle, after I came home from work.
For today's card, I left my pro markers in there box - don't faint, I know it's a bit of a shock.
Firstly the image was stamped in black onto a white piece of card. Then the coloured image was created by colouring with whispers pens straight onto the stamp, spritzing, and then stamping onto vellum. The vellum was cut down and laid over the black image, and held in place with two metallic brads. Part of the vellum was then torn away to reveal some of the black image below. I hope that makes kind of sense :o)
I'm on a roll with today's challenges;
Our Creative Corner - blooming blossoms
Secret Crafter - distressing (torn vellum)
One Stop Craft - metallic (brads & mirror card)
Crafty Creations - distressing (torn vellum)
The Creative Cottage - going green
Die Cut Dreams - tearing
and finally
Stampin' for the Weekend - getting to know you (Wild Orchids)


  1. Awh lovely card Sharon, hope your class went well - see you soon xx

  2. beautiful card the image is so pretty and the vellum is such a good idea, really sets the image of. Thanks for joining in this weeks Creative Cottage Challenge. hugs Tracy x

  3. Ohhhh Sharon, how pretty is this, I love it, it's so simple but very effective. thanks for joining us at DCD.

  4. Lovely card!
    Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
    Helen x

  5. very pretty card.Love the orchid

  6. Sharon, this is gorgeous.

  7. beautiful creation, the subtle tearing works perfectly

    Thanks so much for joining us at Die Cut Dreams this week


  8. Fab card love the colours and the sweet image
    Thanks for playing our "Tear it up" challenge with us at DCD this week please come back soon
    Hugs Susie & Vikki xx

  9. Very pretty, love the colours! Thanks for playing along at OCC this week!

  10. This is so beautiful. Like the layout.
    Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

  11. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations this week in our Distressing challenge! I do so love orchids! Cheers Claire x

  12. Hi Hon
    Please, please, please tell me who makes the Orchid stamp. I love this rubber stamp and have been trying to hunt it down.
    Love all your cards.
    Cally xox

  13. Gorgeous card, I love th flower. Thanks for joinging us this week at oscc and hope you join in again.
    Hugs Shelley xx

  14. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at One Stop Craft Challenge this week! :)
    Hugs Itzuvit xx