Friday, 24 July 2009

Simon Says Do Dawny P's Sketch

It's a wonderful sketch by the sketch queen herself Dawny P this week over on Simon Says.

Now I must warn you that sunglasses maybe required to view my card, it's bright and maybe a touch too busy, I'm undecided on that one!! Are you ready .............

I coloured all the Magnolia images with copics and promarkers, and the sky was chalked in blue. I've built up the layers with foam pads so it didn't look too flat. The sentiment is from the Daisy & Dandelion Masculine range. Papers are K & Co and ribbon is from stash.

I felt like doing a bright card as it's another blustery, showery and stormy day again today. We took a drive over to Bingley this morning and went for a walk along the canal near the Five Rise Locks, the sun was short lived and the heavens Once back at the car we drove on to Eldwick, where Steve's mum grew up, still raining so drove on to Ilkley and pulled up in a parking area with a wonderful view and a fab lightening, whilst we chomped away on our picnic in the car. Decided to make our way home the scenic route via Wetherby and surprise, surprise the rain and storms cleared and the sun came out. By the time we got home mind it was raining again. Where's the summer gone?? They say August is going to be a scorcher, we'll just have to wait and see I guess. Hopefully my buddy Lorraine will bring the warm weather with her from Malta when she visits the UK in August.

Thanks for stopping by!!


Timcsoca said...

I adore your card!! Beautiful the colours, the papers and wonderful the image!

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge!:)

Tímea and SSS Challenge DT

Craftyanny said...

I love it Joanne, very bright and funky
Anne x said...

This looks wonderful!! I LOVE the card stock you used and your shading of Tilda and the background is amazing!!

Thanks again for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!


Anonymous said...

Woop, woop, Joanne this is great, just what we need bright and beautiful, never know the sun could follow, we too have had a mix of heavy rain and thunder, sounds like you two had a great day anyway...
Take Care,
Hugs Angel

coldwaters2 said...

Oh how beautiful Joanne love the colours and wow that scene with Tilda is fabulous great job.

Lorraine x

Liz said...

I love ur cards so bright and funky always best use of colours I live and learn!
Liz xx

clare said...

Hi card is gorgeous i so love these colours..TFS and good luck with the challenge.

hugs clare xx

The twins mum said...

Hi Joanne apart from being rained on it sounds like a great day. Love your card and the colours are beautiful

Lorraine A said...

Ooh I love your card Joanne :-) Bright and cheerful ,, really luvly :-) The tilda is gorgeous and the papers look brill ! :-) I love the background,,, need to get one of these :-)
I am bringing sunshine with me,, it's packed in me case already :-)LOL

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lorraine x x x x

Joanne said...

I don't think this too bright at all. It's a wonderful way to use those papers which are a bit difficult. No, I love it. xx

Poppy said...

wow its gorgeous Joanne,love it.

Violets Corner said...

Oh, that scene with Tilda is fab! I´ve been thinking of making one too. The colouring is great! I don´t think it´s too busy, the image is still the focal point of the card :)


cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

ooooo joanne, just love this card, love tilda too, if your after any tilda stamps have 25% off at the mo got mine today only ordered them 24 hours before. ju x

Louise Emma said...

This one I absolutely adore hun xxx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully coloured, and i just love your background! Stunning!
Erin x

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