Friday, 2 March 2012

How Could I 'Resist'?

 Good afternoon. When I saw the sketch at Penny Black Saturday I just knew I couldn't 'resist' having a play with it :o)
So when I had a request to make a birthday card for a friend and the brief was 'something nice' this is what I came up with.

And the technique I used was the 'resist' technique - now you know the thinking behind the post title :o) (Maybe I need to get out more???)
Anyways I really enjoyed putting this together and I hope the recipient likes it too.
Image: Penny Black Flower Amongst Flowers 
Distress Ink - Dusty Concorde
Embossing Powder - Creative Expressions True White

Design Paper - K&Co Poppy Seed
Flourish - Memory Box Madera Corner
Doily Mat - Spellbinders Floral Doily Motifs
Gorgeous Grosgrain Ribbon - Pretty Little Ribbons
Adhesive pearls from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:

PBSC - Sketch
Bling it On - Shades of Lilac
Papercrafting Journey - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Celebrate the Occasion - Must Use Bling
Everybody Art - Monochrome
Kaboodle Doodles - Shades of Purple

Hope you are keeping well and enjoying the lovely mild weather we are having at the moment.
Jack's flat back furniture from Ikea has just arrived and Aaron is on his way to help me put it together. So hopefully he will be back in his bedroom tonight and I can get the rest of the house back in order - although between you me and the gatepost I am hoping to 'dispose' of quite a lot of the 'stuff' that came out of his room - ssssshhhhh - don't say a word :o)

Have a fabulous day.


Cheryl said...

oh Debs this is really beautiful love the colours and really effective layout hugs Cherylxxxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Debs! Love the beautiful stamp and embossing! The papers and embellishments are stunning! I love the corner with those delish pearls!
Hope you have a good weekend!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

ScrappyRae10 said...

Super pretty! I love the design at the top left corner! AWEASOME details! Thanks for playing along at CTO!!!

girlia said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us this week at CTO

Pami said...

This is just beautiful Debs, really lovely colours and the technique looks so effective. Pami x

nancyparker55 said...

Debs this is so pretty. The detailed corner is such a nice touch. Very elegant. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodle.

kath said...

loving your take on nat's sketch debs...absolutely stunning...thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

Claire said...

beautiful card, love the image and colours and the flourish with the pearls sets it off a treat. I know what you mean about disposing of items discreetly. It works as they have that much stuff they can't remember! Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Claire x

Debbie said...

Beautiful card Debs.Love the stamping and the blues.Hope you're okay.Love Debbie x

DesignerDiva said...

This is soooooo beautiful Debs! its so pretty and delicate and gorgeous!
Love the 'resist' puns!
Hugs Laurie xx

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Really beautiful, Deb! Wonderful shade of purple used too.

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ Shades of Purple Challenge!

Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz at

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

This sooo beautiful, Debs! Love all the work put into your card!

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ Shades of Purple Challenge!

Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz at

Donna said...

Gosh Debs, this is so pretty and I love the elegant design especially the beautiful pearls on the corner die...gorgeous work :) Donna ♥ x

Adrian said...

Beautiful! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

Beth said...

Wow! This is so beautiful! I love the moody colour scheme and this gorgeous stamp! Thanks for joining in with the Penny Black Saturday challenge!

Love Beth xx

Cheryl said...

Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week. Your card is gorgeous!

Juls said...

this is just stunning!! Hugs Juls

Esther said...

Lovely card!
Gorgeous stamped image and the filigree with the pearls in the corner is wonderful!
Thanks for joining CTO this week.

laney said...

very elegant card! Thanks for joining us at Bling it On this time, hope to see you next time too

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

beautiful Card !! I love it !! Thank you for joining EAC this week.

Dilsaver Designs said...

Beautiful colors and your embossing is just wonderful! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Birthday (must use bling)" challenge :)

Christine said...

Wow, lovely card!! I love the embossing techniques that you used as well as the die cuts!! Gorgeous work!!
Thank you for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.
xoxo, Christine

happyglitzygirl said...

This is beautiful, very elegant, love the details, thanks for playing with us at the Papercrafting Journey, blessings Hilde

shell said...

This is gorjuss, thanks for joining us at Bling It On this month.
Shell xx