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Monday, 2 April 2012

2 Joy Riders Cards



Lucky me lately, I won 2 craft prizes with this card, how good is that!

Red,white and blue,London,Royalty and the Olympics, so on trend at the moment,really inspiring me with my crafting.
I bought the new crafts beautiful mag,issue 240 and it was full of gorgeous trendy A4 papers ,the one I used is by Alison Butler. I think it goes so well with my new lili of the valley stamp "ride with me", coloured with bold pro markers. I had a quick Google at lambretta images and these colours are authentic. It makes a great celebration card for many occasions I think.

Challenges entered:

sketch and stamp: followed Sarah's sketch (I've rotated it)
Sir Stampalot April challenge: Happy Birthday (it's their 2nd Birthday)
my mums craft shop: stamp it





The same stamp "ride with me" but with a very different look. The colours are muted pastel tones , I coloured with copic markers then highlighted with water coloured pencils.The papers, letters from Paris by wild rose studio.The glossy stamp embellishments old stash.

challenges entered:
sweet stop challenge: followed the sketch above.
stamp with fun: no Easter card
stamptacular Sunday: playin' with pastels

Popping to Chester this afternoon,want to have a look in M&S,the weather has turned here,steady rain, I know we all need it and the garden does, so different from the glorious day last Monday spent in very sunny Llangollen.

happy crafting. janex

20 comments:

Doreen said...

Two gorgeous cards Jem,a fabulous image.xxx

Juls said...

these are so so sweet!! I love seeing the same stamp, used 2 ways!!

Hugs Juls

Sally H said...

A fabulous pair of cards! Great chioce of papers and wonderful colouring. Thanks for joining in the Birthday celebrations at Sir stampalot and Good Luck!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Jane these are two fantastic cards I love how you have used the same image but it looks so different on each of the designs, the papers and colours are terrific.
hugs
Lorraine x

Ann Marie Governale said...

What an adorable card. I love the LOTV image and your colors are soft and lovely. Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sundays Challenge this week. We look forward to seeing more of your designs. The upcoming challenges are great and the prizes are the best. xxx Ann Marie

pinky said...

They are both gorgeous Jane but the first one really takes the biscuit! Gorgeous papers. Thanks for celebrating with us at Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Jill said...

gorgeous cards love the image so cute thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx

Katina said...

An adorable image Jane and I just love the cards you've made with it.
xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
wow two fabulous cards, awesome colouring, can't pick a fav they are both gorgeous, sue,x

Lisa Jane said...

oh that's a fab image and i love that top card - i got those papers too.. they are great!
Lisa x

Beryl said...

Two brillinat cards - and so different using alternative colours.
Congratulations on winning not one - but two prizes for the other card. Well done.
Beryl xx

brenda said...
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brenda said...

Two really great cards Jane and how different the image looks on each.

Thanks so much for joining in our Birthday celebrations at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck with all the prize draws.

B x

Annette Bowes said...

Congrats on your two wins with your beautiful first card Jane! Love the colours on your second card, perfect for any occasion! Have a wonderful day tomorrowX:)

Francesca said...

Very cute cards
thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot challenge this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Samantha - Sparkly Moo said...

They're both great cards :)
Thanks for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp! x

Monika/Buzsy said...

Darling cards Jane. Love both version. It's fun to see two different color combo and style. The postage stamps look great! Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

Anita said...

That scooter image is adorable, and I love the fun layout of the card! Thank you for joining us at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!

Andrea said...

What a nice card - love the image and the color - so great! Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
Big hug
Andrea-Emmi41

Ruth said...

Both brilliant, but I just love the top one! - thanks for joining the blog hop at Sir Stampalot, Ruth