Thursday 6 January 2011

First card of the year

Sooo.... first of all, may I wish you all a VERY HAPPY 2011!!!!! Let's see what awaits for us this year...

2010 didn't end so well for me, as I have been ill with fever and whatnot. I still don't feel 100%, so I went to the doctor today and it turns out I have to take some antibiotics. Oh well, as long as I finally get better!

Ok then, back to crafts. I've been quite busy in the interims when the fever would allow my brain to work for a while, preparing the Christmas presents. As soon as I get the photos that the... photographer took, I will upload them to the blog.

In the meantime, much as I love Christmas, I have to admit that I was looking forward to doing a card with a different theme and different colours. So I took a look at the current challenges and found some amazing inspiration as always. So, this is what I came up with at the end (apologies for the really bad quality of the photo, but once again I cannot find the charger for my camera, so I had to use my mobile phone... :S):

I would like to participate to the following challenges:

Passion for ProMarkers #81 - Thank you theme
Just Magnolia #87- Anything goes (requires a Magnolia or Hanglar & Stanglar stamp)
All sorts challenge #84 - Thank you theme
Paper Sundaes - Something new (the Magnolia stamp I used is a new one I bought a few days ago)
Papertake - Anything goes
Fab'n'funky # 54 - Anything goes
Phindy's Place #36 - Thank you theme

The sketch I used is from the ABC challenge... I loved the sketch, but as I was about to submit my card, I realised that I hadn't followed the L for lace requirement... oh well...

So, ingredients!

- Magnolia - Blueberry Tilda stamp
- Sentiment stamp by Pink Gem Designs
- Memento - Tuxedo black
- Embossing pad by Tsukineko
- Zing! white opaque embossing powder
- Promarkers: Ivory, Blush, Red, Poppy, Tan, Caramel, Cocoa, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Orange, Honeycomb, Pear Green, Grass, Lush Green, Azure, True Blue

- Pyrus collection by Basic Grey
- Brenda Walton mat pad by K&Company

- Fiskars border punch
- Crop-a-dile by We R Memory Keepers
- Hot embossing tool

- Green ribbon from my stash
- Orange eyelet from my stash

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Giò said...

Beautiful card!!! I love the color and the papers you used.
Hugs, Giò

Unknown said...

Thank you Gio! I'm still trying to find my way around and see what I like best, I think that this type of colours are going to be my favourite style.

I looked at your blog as well and I just LOVE it! Amazing cards and colours!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Anastasia, what a pretty card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Great papers too. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

coops said...

gorgeous card anastasia.the tilda is fab and i love your layout and colours.
thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Anne said...

What a lovely card, very cute Tilda. Hope you feel better soon!

Phindys Place has a Thank You challenge running too at the moment, do please pop by and enter, you have until Friday morning:)
Happy New Year

Fleur said...

A fab card, the papers are gorgeous & I love Tilda
Thanks for joining my challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
Hugz Fleur xXx

Anne-Marije said...

What a nice card!
Thanks for joining us at the Phindy's Place challenge and hope to see you back...
xxx Anne-Marije

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card love the use of kraft and that fab layout!...

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card. Love the colours you've used and the design also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

Leanne said...

What a gorgeous creation!! This would be a fabulous entry in to the Top Tip Tuesday - Metal Mickey Challenge. You can enter as many times as you like!
Hope to see you there! Leanne xx

Tracy Valure said...

Just beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes.

Gro said...

Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at PfP this week :o)

Shana said...

Love your papers and how you've cut out Tilda! Hope you feel better soon! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes - we hope to see you again!

Caryn said...

Great card, love the colours.
Thanks for joining in at Passion for ProMarkers.

Caryn xxx

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