25 February 2011

Whiff of Joy March Release - I Serenade You

Good morning! Yay! Its Friday! I hope everyone has something fun planned for the weekend.

I started this card with what I thought was a great idea, lol, and then about half way through I had that dreaded feeling that it wasn't going to work... maybe some of you have felt that before :) But then as I kept going, it started to come together again. Relief!

The cute stamp is "I Serendae You" a new release from Whiff of Joy for March. I just love these gnomes! I've used some beautiful paper from the Whiff of Joy paper pad which is currently available HERE and also some of the fabby new button twine... which you can find HERE.


I used my Nesties lables 10 to make an Easel card and kept all of the tones nice and neutral using my Copics in the E 40's. I've used the "outside the nestie" technique so the poor gnome's feet weren't chopped off by the nestie and all of the edges are sponged with DI Old Paper.

I'm going to enter this card into these challenges....
The ABC Challenge - Ovals
Stampin for the weekend - Monochrome
Simon Says Stamp - Coffee and Cream
Craft your Passion - Dude Time
Crafty Catz - One for the men

Thanks for stopping by :) Have a lovely weekend!

22 comments:

  1. This is fabulous! Yes, I know exactly what you mean about when a card feels like it's not going to work, but in your case this one certainly did. What a beautiful job. Your work with the copics is fantastic!

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  3. What a stunning card! Love the colors, the flowers and bows! The image is very cute! Thanks for joining us at The ABC Challenge this week!
    /sari

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  4. Kylie, this is beautiful indeed. I think it came together just perfectly. Great shades of brown (my fave color). Spectacular coloring!

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  5. Amazing card! I love all of the neutral tones and the shape of the card. Love the lace and that little gnome, too.

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  6. You would never know that you'd have trouble with your cards Kylie! Too adorable!

    Hugs, the other one xo

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  7. I am so glad you kept going because this came out fantastic. Love his feet sticking out and love the shape of the card. Haven't quite figured out how to do that with the nesties. is there a Tutorial somewhere?

    Hugs
    Debbie

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  8. Stunning card Kylie. Hugs xo Jackie

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  9. Wow, Kylie, this is gorgeous! Love this lovely image; it would make anybody smile! Great sentiment to go with too!
    Hugs, Iulia

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  10. Oh Kylie, you're not on your own - so many of my cards don't travel from head to paper!!!
    Well worth the struggle as it turned into a simple stunning card!!! Love your beautifully coloured cute gnome, your layout, papers and your beautiful embellishments.

    So glad you could join us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  11. I think we have all had moments like that!... but its come together just beautifully!...

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  12. I've had those moments quite often, but usually it doesn't come back to me when I go on. I've to put it aside for a while and than I come up with a great idea or something completely else.

    It's great that yours came together, because I think is a lovely one.

    Marie-Anne

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  13. It's absolutely gorgeous! Love those colors you have used!
    Hugs
    COrdine

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  14. Oh I love this to bits Kylie! The prefect papers and accents for our Coffee and Cream challenge that we are having at Simon Says Stamp Challenge! Loving seeing the new WOJ Gnomes too...he is so cute and your colouring is simply divine! Love the shaped easel too! I need to try that! Stunning, as always,hun!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!
    Hugs,t

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  15. Hi Kylie!
    This is almost to cute, stunning layout and I love that you have used these soft colors for this image, which is beautiful :) (So is your coloring ;)) Lovely flowers!

    And for the record: I know that feeling ;) ;)

    Hugs

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  16. Aww how cute is this!!! LOve this shape easel card too, gorgeous colouring as always hun.
    Kristy xo

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  17. Fabulous shaped card. Love the WOJ image and colours.
    Thank you for joining in the ovals challenge at the ABC challenge this week.
    Cathy xx

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  18. This is so wonderful....glad you kept going with the card. Really love the shape you have created.

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  19. Great card! Love the oval shape and the lace on the outside is great! Hope you are having a great weekend;0)

    Hugs x
    Cecelia B

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  20. this is gorgeous, all those flowers are so pretty. thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

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  21. Kylie your card is absolutely gorgeous, the image is super cute and I love the nesties you've used.
    Thanks for joining us for our coffee & cream challenge at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs Mandy xx

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