Sunday, 7 March 2010

Guest DT & 'Inspirational' feature :o)


Hi folks! It has been over a week since my last post... I'm so sorry but things have been hectic in the Dry household. I have a couple of things I would like to share with you. Firstly, the lovely Faye has invited me to be one of this months Guest DT on the Sweet Stampin Challenge.

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This weeks challenge is 'Something for a child'. I set about making this card for a friend of the twins... yep, they have been invited to another party (I seem to be making lots of cards for 5 year old little boys and girls)


I coloured the lovely 'Toodles & Binks Explore' stamp with Copic markers. The gorgeous double sided papers are by Imaginesce. I simply cut a tall 'X' in the centre of the paper, curled the flaps back and secured them in place with brads. The sentiment is stamped from the T&B set, inked with Distress inks and spritzed with Cosmic shimmer mists. The letters and number are die cut from my 'dragonfly' Quickutz alphabet and I have used some household string to trim the card.

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My other exciting news is that the lovely Ann has chosen my blog to be featured on Inspirational. I am so delighted and honoured that she chose me :o) Thank you Ann!
That's all for now folks!
Sandra x

12 comments:

The twins mum said...

WOW! Sandra this is awesome any little boy would treassure this
Maree
x

Crafty Dawn said...

Lucky you congratulationd on the GDT and Inspirational woo hoo I love that blog maybe one day.... who knows lol

Your card is great for a five yr old better than a lot i have seen (in the shops) it really woks and yr string i think really finishes it off beautifully

love Dawn xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable Sandra, love the sweet images and brilliant job.
luv
Debby

KraftyKoolKat said...

This card is so fabulous Sandra and any little boy would love to receive it. Congrats on your two bits of news you deserve it. Cathy xxxx

Jennifer said...

Hi Sandra,
Wow I love this card! The image, layout and papers are all beautiful. Your children's friends are very lucky little people receiving such amazing cards.
Hugs
Jen x

Marina said...

Your card is fabulous Sandra!
Image, papers and design are fantastic.
I love what you've done with the paper. It's such a great idea.


Hugs,
Marina

Kim Piggott said...

Huge congratulations Sandra loving your amazing news!
Your card is so fantastic!
Such a brilliant design and wonderful detail!
hugs
kim x

Faye said...

Wow! That is amazing news - Congratulations, I am so pleased for you. Also thanks for being my Guest, I think your work is fabbylicious and inspiring! xxx

craftycrafter said...

wow what a good idea to roll the layer of paper back, the boy looks as if he is stepping out lovely Dorothy

Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautiful. Love your style and attention to detail.
Hugs
Desire

Doreen said...

What a stunning card Sandra ,the design is superb, very well thought out.xxx

Donna said...

This is such a fun card Sandra, the DP work perfectly with this image and I love how you have peeled back the papers to make a frame...brilliant idea! Huge thanks for my scrummy parcel that arrived last week...there will be a thank you card winging its way to you in the next few days :) Donna x