Saturday, October 16, 2010

My little cherry blossom.........

OK, so when you scroll down to view my card today, for the 'green fingered' amongst us..........I know......... I'm pretty sure the flowers are not actually cherry blossoms! The blog post title is staying 'as is' though, mainly because I couldn't think of anything else that was suitably oriental and sweet! Shall I get on with it?

It was Bellarific Friday yesterday (I'm only one day late!), over at the Stamping Bella blog, and the theme this week was to dust off, and show some love to those 'Ketto' stamps. This gave me the perfect opportunity to go part with some $$$$ and buy a new one. Now Ketto's always trigger an Oriental theme in my brain, and the stamp I've used here - Ginger Ketto was no exception. So here she is...........Miss Ginger Ketto...........


I like this card and I think I've finally figured out, that whenever I pair a colour with black..........it's instant satisfaction!
So, of course she is coloured with Prisma's and a little Copic marker on her face. You probably can't tell from the photograph, but there is a little glitter on her dress, and I used a clear Sakura Glaze pen to highlight her eyelashes, and the little black dots around her head. I sponged around the image with a Cat's Eye Chalk Ink and used my lurvly new lacy square Nestie again (still love it!). There is some white handmade paper under there to create a little texture, and I took the plunge and parted with another of my very favourite Prima felt flower stems.........I only have one left from my pack of 3, which lucky project gets graced with it's presence? I will digress here and show you the first card, using contestant #1 from my Prima flower stem pack..........my Mom's Birthday card, back in the summertime (prior to my launch into blogging).............

...........the outside.......... .............and inside.............


Another Oriental card but this time using a Mo Manning image.

Anyhoooooo..........back to my original conversation. I added a couple of Prima flowers on there with a little bling, some white coloured 'hemp' and those very cute heart shaped stick pins. DP is from a 'freebie' pack (included with a magazine) from Kate Knight.

This little lady will be heading into the following challenges:

Paper Cutz Challenge - #63 Anything Goes

Gingerloft Challenge - #3 All that glitters or blings

The ABC Challenge - F is for Flowers

The Sisterhood of Crafters - All things known as bling

My Partner In Crafting Crime - #13 Shine on you crazy diamond

Craftalicious Challenges - #10 Anything Goes

Our Creative Corner - Use at least 3 embellishments

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - #105 Oriental

Totally Gorjuss - #52 Pink

See you tomorrow with a new OSAAT challenge.

15 comments:

Katina

Stunning Jayne - I love it! xx

Sarah Gough

Very pretty! Thanks for playing at Our Creative Corner!

Juls

wow both of these are just uterly gorgeous!!!! Hugs Juls

Curlybear

Hi Jayne
Lovely design and background papers and you hav coloured the image so beautifully, thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter: 105 Oriental challenge, Good luck, Hugs Bridget ;) x. SCSC DT

Suzie

Beautiful cards and images. Thanks for joining us at SCSC this week. Suzie x

{Jane}

So pretty - love the colours

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x
SCSC DT

downrightcrafty

such a pretty oriental card and love all the detail especially the cherry blossom
Hugs Kate xx
SCSC GDT

Net

Aw that is so pretty!

I love it, thanks for playing Gorjuss with us.

bosenberries

Your colouring is fantastic! Thanks for playing with My Partner in Crafting Crime, Robin

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk)

Wonderful creations! Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood! Hope to see you again next challenge!

Dotty Jo

Lovely cards, great images and beautiful colours! Jo x

Helen

Gorgeous cards - love the vibrant colour!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Crafteezee

Beautiful, thanks for joining us at Craftalicious. Hugs Tracy x

Distressed Miss

Beautiful card I love the colours.
Thanks for joining us at ABC.
Hugs
Clare
x

Sandy Ang

Ginger Ketto is fanstastic - stylish and spunky !

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