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Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Twisted Easel Card




Just a short one tonight as I am running out of time. We are going to the Tutankhamen Exhibition in Manchester, and staying for a couple of nights, so if I don't do this now, I will miss the Penny Black Challenge, as I do most weeks!

I have seen the Twisted Easel card on a couple of blogs this last week, so thought I would give it a go, it may look complicated, but its really easy.
This card is for this weeks Penny Black Challenge - Pink, and I have used a 'Gift of Flowers' image, coloured with mostly pink Promarkers! The sentiment is also PB, I have used 3D pads and curled the sentiment slightly. The papers are Papermania Blueberry Hill.
I have followed the sketch on Sketch Saturday. I wasn't too sure how well it would 'stand up' so I thought buttons might be a good idea, and after sticking them down, thought about the flower! So to tie it all in, I demolished a cherry blossom and added another button to the centre.

I am entering this card in the following challenges
Penny Black - Pink
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Penny Black at Allsorts - Say it with Flowers
Craft Your Passion - Use pink

Thanks for looking,

Avril x

13 comments:

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

Another beauty Avril, pretty in pink! love the buttons and the image, I have been looking at those twisted easels too lately, they are very striking
Love Jenni

Ellie said...

What a cute card Avril. Fabulous layout and colors, and the stamp is so cute!
Thank you so much for sharing with us at penny black at all sorts!

kath said...

this is so sweet avril...gorgeous colour work....thanks for joining in the fun this week at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, adorable card Avril.
luv
Debby

Shirley said...

You made a great job of the twisted easel card Avril. You have used one of my favourite images (one of many actually) and you have coloured her beautifully. The Blueberry hill papers work so well together too. A perfect card for our challenge this month at Penny Black at Allsorts.
Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us and we hope you will join us next month.
Good luck in the challenge draw.

Shirley

jenny said...

Such a pretty card...love all the little details, gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday x

Jenny x

Mervi said...

Hi Avril!
Gorgeous card, cute image and beautiful colouring, so lovely done!
Thank you for sharing this with us
at Penny Black @ Allsorts;-))m

Violets Corner said...

It's a gorgeous card Avril! And it sure looks very complicated, maybe I should try one too. Your colouring is very beautiful, I love the layout and all the details.

Have fun at the Exhibition and thanks for sharing your card at Penny Black at Allsorts.

Hugs
Maarit

Katina said...

Beautiful card Avril! Up until his morning I'd never seen a twisted easel card before and now yours is the second one I've seen - gorgeous! I can't work out how you've done it 'tho! By the way, when you get time please email me your address as you won the papers I had as candy. xxx

Jules said...

Hi Avril

What a stunning creation.

Love your twisted easel card and the cute image you have used. Lovely colour choices too.

I hope you enjoyed the exhibition and your nights away.

Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

Love Jules xx

Cazza said...

A gorgeous card, loving the pink and the image is adorable! Wow a twisted easel - I'm too scared to try this myself!!
Thanks for joining in the fun this week over at Sketch Saturday :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Penny Black @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

xxxtglxxx said...

Ive still not tried one of these twisted easel cards Avril :) they look so unusual and eye-catching.

A very pretty card, with gorgeous, soft colours :)

Good luck in the challenges.

hugs

xxalisonxx