Friday, April 23, 2010

Phindy's Place Challenge #2 - Use Ribbons

This weeks challenge at Phindy's Place is to use ribbon on your card (and an image from Phindy, of course!).It's all fun and games, really! At least for me, since I confess to experiencing certain feelings of emptiness and duress if I can NOT manage to squeeze some ribbon or lace on my cards.
I went for that adorable Sticky Elbow image, isn't she just sooo funny and real cute! Colouring was done with Copics, then I added micro beads to the cone she's holding. I decided it should be a sorbet. Pistachio sorbet, to be precise, lol.

The background was once again done with chalks and the grass with Prismas.

Yummy papers come from Cosmo Cricket Material Girl pad, I distressed them lighthandedly and did some paper pricking. The flower, lace and pearl swirl is from Prima and the ribbons from my stash. Sentiment stamps are from Whiff of Joy. And of course there were some Nestabilities labels involved, lol.

I hope you will find time and join in the fun at Phindy's Place! If you don't have any of here images yet, why not to pop in to her PCP group and pick up a freebie to start with!

I would like to enter this card into following challenges:
Digital Tuesday - April Flowers
Dare u2 digi stamp - Flowers

Crafty Cardmakers - "Imagine if you were on a Desert Island for at least 6 months, what crafty essentials would you *need* to have with you?" Well in my case it would have to be my favorite patterned papers, lashings of ribbon, lace and glittery stuff, pearls, my Copic markers, Prismas, chalks, laptop, printer and hefty supply of Neenah cardstock. And my guillotine. Can't do without it.

Wow, that's a scary list of things I'd have to carry on my head while swimming for a life from a sinking ship! :D

Thanks for looking and happy crafting!



Tara said...

Annika this is stunning and that pleated ribbon really adds the wow factor!!
Hugs Tara xx

Ann English said...

Annika-your cards are sooo special and this one, um, um UM!!! Love it! So many extra special details and the coloring is perfect!

Shirley said...

Annika what a great card. Awesome job on coloring and the offset of the image, gives it almost a whimsical feel. Love the way you pleated the ribbon. And let me not forget to mention that the inside of the card is just as wonderful.

Unknown said...

Hi Annika, I was sure i had already left a comment for your card this morning hmmmmmmmm!!!

Your card is Stunning, the ribbon flower and the raffled bit at the bottom is gorgeous! i love all of it. Your colouring skills are just amazing
Answer to your question, I use E000, E00, E01 and a tiny bit of E02 for my skin colour

have a fab weekend hunny
love emma xxx

Denimo said...

Hi Annika! Thanks so much for the very sweet comment you left for me! Means TONS!! Again... a wonderful card with such great elements! You're a true artist!

Hugs, Denimo

paulssandy said...

WOW, what an adorable image. LOL, pistachio sorbet, LOL, to funny!

The ribbon is perfect, love how you sewn it on.

Thank you for joining us this week at Digital Tuesday.

mycardz said...

Ahhh, Pistachio Sorbet in my favorite! And, so is your card! I love, love, love how you did the ribbon - very cool. And, the scene you created couldn't be any more perfect! Your coloring rocks! Awesome job with this adorable image. I think I NEED this one too. hugz, Mary

Tammy said...

This is so darling sweetie!! I really love how you do your background and of course your coloring is amazing! Love this card!!

Anne said...

Oh, wow, what an amzing background, the insides of your cards are always fab and that's before I even look at the image. This is so, so, gorgeous Annika!

aardvarkpest said...

Simply gorgeous card and such a little darling. I love your background and colouring.


Marlene said...

Stunning. I would love to sit with you just ONCE and watch you color. Yup. That would be AMAZING.

Cheryl said...

This is so SWEET! I love your card.

Mina said...

oh wow Annika shes beautiful and I love these Material girl papers to bits they are so yummy
Mina xxx

Anonymous said...

Annika, this is so adorable!! Your choice of papers, ribbons and embellishments are truly amazing!

Anne-Marije said...

Wow! This is so beautiful... I love your colouring and the designpaper. Great job!
I will also say thanks for joining at the Digital Tuesday Challenge.
xxx Anne-Marije

Chrissie said...

Oh Annika, this is just adorable!
I love this sweet image, it made me smile and your colouring and sense of colour is wonderful.

coldwaters2 said...

Anika this is really so beautiful the colours are gorgeous that image is super cute thank you so much for sharing this with us at Digital Tuesday this week.
Lorraine x

Julie said...

Beautiful colouring. A fab card.

Sue from Oregon said...

I so love how you use chalks, copics, prisma's...all these wonderful coloring mediums on each very lovely!

Tracey said...

WOW! Stunning card Annika, love everything about it!

Hope you're having a great weekend :)


Julie Riley said...

Wow gorgeous card Love the image and the colours Thankyou for joining us at crafty cardmakers xx

Chris said...

A beautiful card and the image is gorgeous! Love your colouring and design. Thanks for joining us at DU2DS. Chris :)

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