Friday 28 January 2011

My first tea-light card

This is my first attempt at a tea-light card after seeing them on a few blogs. Actually, the little box may be used to house various things instead of tea-lights. I think I'll make some more filled with chocolates(yum)
I have used the gorgeous Hippie Chick from the Simply Sassy range of stamps, exclusively available from Sugar Nellie. I just love her big eyes and have a wee wish list going which I am hoping to score a few off of later this evening!!

I have coloured her with Promarkers and did my first attempt at red hair, what do you think?
The cardstock used is Chocolate Chip from Stampin' Up! and the papers are Ella Blue by GCD. The decorative edges were done with a Martha Stewart punch and the ribbon used to close the card is from my stash.  Here's what it looks like inside

As you can see there's a pocket inside the front cover which has a tag in it for writing your message.The pocket has been edged with the MS punch as well.  The box is secured with more ribbon. Here is a closer look at the gorgeous image
I have already entered the GDT call over at Simply Sassy. See my post HERE if you want to know what it's about. I am entering this project too although when I see the other entries I somehow think I'm on a hiding to nothing......there are lots of amazing cards.
As well as the GDT call I am entering this into the following challenges
Penny's Paper-Crafty  - anything goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - fabulous flowers
Simply Create - use punches
Stamp With Fun - blue and brown

So glad it is the weekend, time to relax and go internet crafty shopping!!! Hope you all have a good weekend and thanks for stopping at my blog x


Erika said...

Wow Sharon that is beautiful, love it and your colouring is fantastico. I'd be filling it with chocolates too...also I'm available to test yours too!! LOL

cheryl said...

oh this is just brilliant hun,what a great idea too,hugs cheryl xx

Darlene said...

This is fabulous! I'll have to try this technique! Awesome coloring on this adorable image too!

Thanks for joining us at both Penny's Challenge and The Sisterhood. See you next time I hope!

PCM said...

This is fantastic. I love your coloring - you have done a fabulous job with that. That image is wonderful - I just LOVE Sugar Nellie stamps. Great job with the flower embellies. Thanks for joining us this week at Top Tip Tuesday

Mani said...

Beautiful Card. Love the image.
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges.

Caroljenks said...

Wow this is gorgeous! Great colouring of the fab image and your colour combo is lovely.

Thanks for joining us for our 'Fabulous Flowers' challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday this week :)

Carol x

Rach said...

this is gorgeous hun, what a brilliant gift to give someone, and a good idea about the choccies.. xxxx

Maria Therese said...

Sasha now I need to know what your favourite paper is ;)

Kathy and Lucky said...

Wow, this is amazing, I have seen these, but felt a bit afraid to give a go, but yours looks great and I think you may have convinced me at chocolate :).

Lisa B said...

Oh You did a FABULOUS job! This technique has been on my TO DO list for a long time. You have inspired me to finally try it!

Thanks for playing along with us over at the Sisterhood.

Ali Watson said...

This is fabulous, love everything about it!! Thanks for the lovely commments on my blog.

Ali x

Micki said...

That coloring is gorgeous!!!! Red hair intimidates me too, lol but I'd have to say you did wonderful. Love the colors. Great great project. Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.