Monday, 12 May 2014

Posy Trio, erm, Quartet?

I saw quite a challenging sketch on Sketch Saturday and decided to give it a try.  The only image I thought I could use though was called Posy Trio from Lili of the Valley (which I've not used for a while, and really appealed), but the sketch needed four elements.  So I cheated and stamped one of the trio of teddies twice!

I also recently bought a new 6" square embossing folder being the same size as my normal card bases.  My other embossing folders are 5"x4" so they don't cover a whole card if I want them to.  I then get in a mess trying to overlap areas and it ends up looking like a jigsaw, so I have to use ribbon to cover the joins.

Saying that, I did pop a ribbon across the width of this card cos the sketch needed something there, so I'm not really sure what I've gained.

D'oh!

Anyway, hope you like my card.



Card Recipe:
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Happy crafting
Annette
xx



12 comments:

Squirrel x said...

Reminds me of the HHGTTG, a trilogy in four parts, lol. Awesomely cute card - who would mind seeing any of those sweet bears more than once - love it. And drooling over the new embossing folder ..... begone you wicked temptress! Hugs xx PS. And you say I am a bad influence?!

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Annette love those little image they look perfect in the circles.
hugs
lorraine x

Sarah said...

I LOVE this Annette!! What a quarted of cuties and that folder is fab!! xx

Clevercrafter said...

A great way to get around that difficult sketch and such sweet images too.
Lorraine

Elise said...

HI Annette! Well gosh! I lOVE this!!!!!!! It's GORGEOUS! Love your embossed background and then the pops of colour with your images .. it's just sooooo BEAUTIFUL!!!! Can't wait to see what you do with the new fairies too .. ehehehe!!! :) Those things just keep falling in shopping cart baskets right?! heheh!!! :)

Sending Big Hugs,
Elise

Marianne said...

this is such a cute card

Carol S. said...

Loving this ard. Brilliant design and amazing colouring. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Annette..love the wee bears and fabulous colouring..love the embossing folder too..

luv CHRISSYxx

Samantha said...

Another super cute card Annette! so pretty xx

Wishcraft said...

Great idea to use those little teds for the sketch, looks fab... hmm, I haven't got these stamps (yet!). Hugs, Lisa x

Emily Leiphart said...

This is darling, Annette! I love those sweet little bears peeking out of the circles. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Spring Flowers!

Debra Miller said...

Such a sweet card Annette. Love how you used the sketch. Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week! ~Deb

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