Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Sketch Challenge for Penny Black

Its a sketch challenge over at Penny Black this week, this is my effort, I rather like these really bright cards with a mix of colours and patterns. Of course, I forgot to copy the sketch, so you will have to hop over there to see if I did a good job.

I paper pieced the stamp, cutting out the chair in the yellow stripe paper

Papers - DCWV
Black dots - Glitterations by Anita
Happy Birthday sentiment - glitterations alphas by Anita
Dad sentiment - Papermania Chipboard

Today is the first day I have felt 'normal' after struggling with this flu like cold for a week, how nice to have some of my bounce back..............
The sun is still out, the squirrels are playing tag along the fence, there are birds flying around with bits of twigs in their beaks, obviously doing a bit of nest building, and I saw a solitary crocus yesterday. Could Spring be springing?

30 comments:

Beth said...

You did a wonderful job..I love the bright colors you have chosen! Very cute :)

scrapn_momof2 said...

Great card. I love the bright colors and the patterend paper chair.

Glad to hear that you are feeling better!

Saskia said...

So cute and bright! Lovely card!

Sweet greetings, Saskia :)

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh is this ever darling! i also like that happy birthday along the side. i sure hope spring is springing. i'll take those allergies over that cold any day! glad to hear you're feeling better too!

flowerdisco said...

did u paper pieced the whole image? anyway you did it, it looks great!

eiyiyi said...

Well done Enfys. I love your paper piecing. Always looks fabulous. Happy Spring! hugs, eileen

TR said...

CROCUS!!!?? Oh my. envy in my eyes.
J/K.... it's on it's way.
You make the cutest cards. :D

Maryellen Webber said...

I truly love this card! I love cats
and I love to read! I'm going to
check this out at Penny Black and
add this to my collection. I love
the colors you used. You're lucky
signs of Spring are showing. It
snowed here in Georgia yesterday
then it turned to rain. It's sunny
today, I'm hoping it will finally
start warming up. I can't wait for
Spring to get here!
Thanks Enfys!
Maryellen
w_webber@yahoo.com

justhaveinfun said...

Great card. I love it. TFS.

Lean said...

sweet card you made great stamp.
bye bye,Lean

Linda K said...

You did a great job! I love the colors. Thanks for sharing.

Linda

Molly said...

Darling card! I am glad you are feeling betta!

~Molly

Nannieflash said...

Hi Enfys, well I think your card is really sunny and bright like the weather the last few days, the image is gorgeous to. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Glad to hear you are having some sun over there, and so glad you are starting to feel a little better. I love how you paper pieced the chair, the yellow was an excellent choice of color to use. AND love the cat peeking over that chair. I guess you could say I like your card.

Kim Piggott said...

So glad you are starting to feel a bit better Enfys.
Love your fabulous card gorgeous colours!
hugs
kim x

Kath said...

you did a great job and I love the bright colours...such a fun and happy card En...glad you are back to your normal bouncy self......thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC..hugs kath xxxx

Loopylou!! said...

oh en, i love this card. so bright and cheery xxxx

kisatrtle said...

please let spring be springing. Cute card.

Kaye's Crafty Place said...

So good to see a bright and cheery Masculine card. I just love Penny Black images. Love how you paper pieced it.

Glad to hear you are feeling better and hope these are the first signs of spring for you.

hugs
Kaye x

2 Krafty Girls said...

Love this card! Could it be because it has the adorable cat stamp on it? So cute!

Jet said...

They are bright colors! Wish I was sitting in my chair reading a book too!

Melodie said...

So beautiful, love your fabulous card gorgeous colours.
Hugs
Melodie

Scrappymax said...

Oooh En, I feel so happy after seeing such a beautiful bright and sunny card. Love the way you have paper peiced the chair with matching papers.
Max x

Kelly said...

Great card...love the bright and cheery colors!

Linda L said...

This is so cute. I love Penny Black's stamps. I agree with you the bright colors are so cheery.
I am still seeing white but the birds are coming and there was a dead skunk in the road. Spring is coming!

Smita said...

Super cute card!!

Hugs,
Smita

Laura Lee said...

Love this.. the colours just pop...
I need to practice colouring like this... great card.

Marion said...

Lovely card Enfys. Love that image.
Marion

DonnaMundinger said...

You know I love my kitties, En! This is darling and the paper piecing is fab! xxD

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Enfys.

Hugs Riet.xx