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Tuesday, 11 August 2009

A bit of Femme Gothique

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a good day. I've been crafting away today as we've had the BT engineer here yet again and there was no broadband. Now our phone saga has been going on now for nearly 2 weeks, we had already worked out ourselves that it was something to do with the broadband, possibly the hub, that whenever the broadband was on we couldn't recieve calls as it gave an engaged tone. Finally after many calls from here to India someone was sent out that actually knew what they were doing and as we thought we were right all along it's a problem with the hub. The engineers don't carry spare hub's so a new one is on it's way to us by post, phew at long last, so hopefully within the next few days we'll have a working phoneline.

I've done lots of DT stuff, but I managed to get a challenge card done for Digital Tuesday which is a fab sketch to follow.

The image is from the Cherry Kisses Frames Collection by Pollycraft. I've coloured with copics and a blender, I tried to achieve a tie-dyed effect on her top, I don't think it looks too bad. Chalked the background and inked edges in black. Dp's are Dovecraft. The embellishments are made up from jump rings, larger rings from an old belt, leather straps also from same belt, black and white sequin flowers and purple gems. Also added some gems to the image frame. Sentiment was done on PC then chalked and mounted onto black card and one of the dp's. As it looked a mix of feminine and gothic, I decided to reflect this in the sentiment with a little bit of french.

Enjoy your evening and thanks for looking!!

15 comments:

Moni said...

Stunning card, love the colour combo and the image is so gorgeous, great layout! Hugs,moni

Craftyanny said...

brilliant card Joanne, love those colours, very gothic, it's fab!
Anne x

shellshearer said...

I think her tie - dyed affect shirt is great ....love the sketch gonna pop over and have a look...might have a go at this one

hugs shell xx

coldwaters2 said...

I love this 'Goth' look it just appeals tome for some reason maybe its the darker colours but whatever it is I just adore your card.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Nunt said...

Mmmm... Me like!

(me and the small goth girl still living inside me and lurking in some parts of my wardrobe...)

xx,
nunt

Angel's Delight's said...

WOW, Joanne, how do you do it, jaw dropping everytime, love the belt parts you have used for the embellies, ( hope ya trousers don't fall down now.)..lol..
The dye on the shirt looks great,
what else can i say but wow..
Glad to hear ya BT are now getting sorted,
Hugs Angel

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

I cant keep up with you today Joanne, another stunning card hunny love the image and those fabulous papers, hugs Linda x

dolcreations said...

Joanne...great card! I love the attention to detail when you colour her! wow!
Christine

Ellie said...

Super fun card. Love the embellishments. Thanks so much for joining us at Digital tuesday.

Michele said...

Gorgeous card Joanne. Love the image you've used and the colouring also. Fab papers and details to. Hugs Michele x

Toucan Scraps said...

like the way you used the buckles

Angela

Emma said...

Gorgeous card hun...love the colours.
Thanks for joining us at DTC & good luck.
Emma x

Lora said...

Fab card. Love the goth look with the dramatic colours.
Thanks for joining us at Digital Tuesday this week.
Lora x

Chris (Wellnifty) said...

Brilliant card, everything works, love it

Chris xx

Valentina said...

nice idea, the colours and details are beautiful ^__^

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