Monday, 9 September 2013

Sketch #17 at Sketch n Stash - Optional Time in Vintage Style

Good morning.
Hello and welcome to my latest new followers - it's so lovely to see you here. I'm flattered that you have chosen to follow me - hope you like what you see and decide to stay a while :o)

Today I would like to share my DT card for


and this fortnight we are playing along with this gorgeous sketch
with the optional extra theme of


Here's what I did:

Card Ingredients:

Image: Stampendous 'Butterfly Post' stamped onto Centura Pearl cardstock inked with Victorian Velvet and Crushed Olive Distress Ink and splattered with Cranberry Glimmer Mist
Design Papers: LOTV 'Country Lady'
Memory Box: Isabella and Pippi Butterfly Dies - MCH
Joy Crafts:  Butterfly Border - Dies to Die For
Stampendous Frantage Embossing Powders - Aged Silver
Sentiment: Kaisercraft
Adhesive Pearls from stash

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offering 1 lucky winner:

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the awesome inspiration from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Our Creative Corner - Forgotten Things (Butterfly Post Stamp)
Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes
C2CU - Texture (Frantage)  and Vintage (Style)
Simply Create Too - Vintage
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Birthday/Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Things with Wings
Sweet Stamps -  Butterflies
Flutterby Wednesday - Anything Goes

We had a lovely weekend - on Saturday we went to a local farm with Oliver, Aaron and Kerry

 Oliver loved feeding the animals
 and playing in the adventure park

and so did Grandad lol!!!

Then on Saturday evening John, Jack and I went to Cheltenham Theatre to see The Buddy Holly Story - it was fantastic - even Jack enjoyed it :o)

Sunday was a day of catch up on my favourite TV programmes - X Factor and Strictly :o)

So sorry if I've not been to visit for a few days - will try to catch up with you all over the next few days.

Thanks for popping by today and for any comments you may wish to leave - I really do appreciate it.


Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is just simply stunning, gorgeous creation as always hugs Pops x x x

coops said...

so stunning deb.i love your colours and design and the vintage stamp is beautiful.
fabby pics too :D

xx coops xx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Debs, I love the image and beautiful papers.
It sounds like you had a wonderful weekend, thank you for sharing your fabulous photos.
hugs Sue xx

Mau xx said...

Hi Debs, Love the card! What lovely rich colours and love the sketch.
Fab pics too, it looks like a great weekend had by all.
Huge Hugs Mau xx

Sarah said...

Looks like a good time was had by all at the weekend!! Love your card much to look at and gorgeous papers xx

Sharon said...

I absolutely love your card Debs. The image is gorgeous and love how you have distressed it. Gorgeous papers and design.
I have some info on my blog which you may like to read.
Hugs Sharon. x

Redanne said...

The LOTV papers are gorgeous and so is the Stampendous butterfly stamp. The Frantage is just a perfect finishing touch to your beautiful card. Thanks so much for joining in our Forgotten Things challenge at Our Creative Corner. Anne x

Danni said...

What a pretty, pretty card!! and those photos are so cute!! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous card Debs, love that stamp. Looks like you had a great weekend! Susan x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Sounds like you had a lovely weekend debs,
Your card is stunning.
Hugs Kelly

sandie said...

Your weekend sounds like a lot of fun! And I love all the gorgeous detail in this card-the added gems on the butterfly really pop and give a great focal point. Thanks for joining us at ATSM

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, this is fabulous. I love that stamp and the embossing is gorgeous

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful card Debs! Love that fab stamp and gorgeous colours... Great photos too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is awesome Debs… what a beautiful stamp! I love the rich colours and the pretty butterfly embellies… and the fabulous frantage is gorgeous!! it's a wonderful card hun!
your photos of Oliver are so sweet…it looks like you had a lovely day :-)
it's great to have Strictly back isn't it! the costumes were fab on Saturday.
Hope you have a good week
Big hugs
Sue xx

Claire said...

A stunning card, love the colours and elements. Photos of the family are great, cannot believe how grown up Oliver looks! Glad you had a great weekend. Hugs, Claire x

Daniele said...

such a lovely card Debs, love the rich reds you have used

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Debs, I love your fabulous image and beautiful vintage papers.
It sounds like you had a wonderful weekend and Grandad looks like he enjoyed himself as well!

Julie said...

This is fabulous Debs! Perfect vintage design and great colours!! Love the pics of your day out too - too cute! Hugs, juliex

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Debs, I like the postcard image and the papers, the photo's are lovely.
Kevin xx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Deb, I love vintage! Looks like you had an eventful weekend ;)

Vicki x

paper fun said...

Great card. I love the red and silver.

It looks that you had a wonderful day at the farm.

Thanks for joining our wings challenge at Creative Card Crew.


Avril Ann said...

Debs this is a fabulous card, hun, and I am working on a card that will go well with this challenge...mmm. hope I can stop sleeping long enough to get it finished...looks like Sunday was a fabulous day..thanks for sharing your pictures hun xxx

Bea und Doreen said...

oh Debs - your card is amazing. Really love it.
And the pics are so cute - could be my son *lol*
Big hugs
Doreen xx

Anonymous said...

Thanks for entering at Creative Moments.
Leona x

Angelique said...

Gorgeous. Great take on the sketch. Love the colourcombo and splatters.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

Huggsss, Angelique

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card and design and love the colors. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this fortnight. Abbie xx

Gerda said...

What a fabulous card! Love it! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

DT-Member SCT

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Stunning Debs!
I love the image and the colours you have used
Hugs Julie x

Chrissie said...

I just love your card Debs. Stunning papers and such a beautiful, vintage look.
Chrissie xx

K8 said...

Just lovely, adorable color and beautiful paper!! Thank you for join us at Creative Moments this week, hugs Kate (DT)

Rebekah said...

Gosh loving this vintage work Debs! thanks for playing at C2CU hugs Rebekah xx

Laurart said...

Absolutely stunning! This is such a beautiful creation - Thanks so much for joining us this month at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx