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Friday 19 November 2010

A new challenge at Crafty Ann's

Friday at last and its time for another challenge from Crafty Ann's Challenge, here's my DT card which uses Anns' beautiful image 'Bridge over stream' available in Crafty Ann's Shop

The challenge this time is a photo inspiration and we want you to take inspiration from this beautiful photo

Isn't it a gorgeous pic?  You don't have to create a scene though, you could take your ideas from the colours, the flowers ... whatever inspires you.

As soon as I saw the photo I knew which image I wanted to use, I also wanted to brayer the scene but braying card won't go through my printer so I had to get my thinking cap on. I had a bit of a breakthrough and I managed to brayer the scene in the end!! I was such a happy bunny lol

I'm planning a tutorial but the weather has been that bad it hasn't stayed light long enough to get some decent pics but I'll get it done as soon as I can. Once I'd brayered the scene, I added some shading with promarkers. The image is matted on some card stamped with a swirly stamp and to finish off I added some paper flowers and coloured some gems with alcohol ink for their centres.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Hodge Podge Shop: Anything goes
Gingerloft: The Great Outdoors

Thanks for calling by, I certainly don't feel like venturing out in the great outdoors today as the weather here is nothing like the lovely pic Ann has chosen to inspire us. I'm looking forward to seeing your creations!
Claire xx


  1. Gorgeous hun, love the water it looks real & that sky looks fab!!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Gingerloft this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  2. Gorgeous Card Claire, and the colors in sky are just heavenly
    Thanks so much for joining us at Gingerloft challenges
    Lynn xx

  3. Gorgeous card Claire, beautiful scene!

  4. Very gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at the Hodge Podge Shop.
    hugs Linda

  5. Fabulous Claire - I love the sky and am looking forward to seeing your tutorial.
    Beryl xx

  6. Very pretty. Love the sponging in the sky. Too nice. Thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft Challenges. :) Gale

  7. Hi Claire, that view is gorgeous. Love your card. Thanks for joining us at the Hodge Podge Shop. Shelley :)

  8. This is just so stunning Claire - I can't wait for the tutorial!
    Ann x

  9. Oh Wow! You hit the nail on the head with the photo inspiration they are nearly identically! I love this card it is adorable and so different. Thank you for sharing and playing along with us at Gingerloft Challenges.

  10. Fab card, great interpretation, thanks for joining us Gingerloft. xx

  11. What a lovely, peaceful scene! Thanks for sharing your talent with us this week at The Hodge Podge Shop! Hope you join us again soon. BTW, I have candy on my blog if you're interested!


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