Sunday, 16 January 2011

OSAAT Challenge #45

There's a great new challenge over at One Stitch at a Time today.  Our challenge for this week is "NEW" so you can interpret that however you want; it could be new baby, new job, new home or you could use some of your new stash that you have waiting to be used (like I did).

I decided to use my new Martha Stewart floral border punch which I really love, and the image is also a new one for me - don't you just love that hat!  It makes a change for me to make a card without using my beloved pro markers but this image was just lovely as it was. 

The hat is from an amazing new collection by Floppy Latte Designs available in the Stitchy Bear Stamps Store - it is an amazing collection of silhouette digis with a milinary theme.  I just love them all - there's one to suit all of us ladies I'm sure!!!

I have made this card for my Nan who will be 86 (I think) next month - and probably wouldn't be very happy with me telling everyone her age!  She always appreciates a nice handmade card and when I visited her over the festive season she had all of the Christmas cards I'd made her over the past few years proudly on display.  My Nan likes feminine and glamourous so I'm sure she will like this card.

Here's what I've used on my card:

Image - Little Hibiscus - The Hat Series by Floppy Latte Design available from the Stitchy Store available here
Nestabilities scallop circle and Nellie Snellen scallop rectangle dies
Card and paper - DCWV
Woodware Grass paper punch
Flowers, feather, jewels and ribbon from stash.

So, pop on over to the challenge blog and join in with our "NEW" challenge.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Craft Your Passion - let's tie one on (Ribbon bow)
Kaboodle Doodles - do it with digis
Freshly Brewed Designs - Black, White and one other colour
Totally Papercrafts - Happy Birthday

Thanks for looking!



Josephine said...

That's such a pretty card, Amanda. I love all the flowers, feather, and that beautiful, big bow!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

gorgeous hun, love the colours!
hugs shell xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi Amanda, WOW this is stunning, love the colours and image. Hope you enjoy the rest of Sunday,

Jayne said...

Really lovely Amanda, love that black ribbon on there, sets off the silhouette perfectly.

Deb said...

Gorgeous Amanda, I love the color combo and fabulous layout

Sarah said...

What a stunning card Amanda, love all the pink with the image, gorgeous x

Jill said...

Really love that silhouette image, gorgeous! Thanks for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles this week. Jill

Marjo said...

Hi Amanda,

Beautiful card, so elegant and sweet!

Hugs, Marjo

Lauretta See said...

oh i love this.. very elegant.. ;) thank you for joining us this week on the craft your passion challenge. Best of luck! xx

Stressed Stamper said...

That is beautiful.
Thanks for joining in at TPC this week - Good Luck
Sarah - Stressed Stamper

Christy Dillman said...

Very gorgeous and elegant card, thanks for joinig us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!


Anonymous said...

hi amanda, what a lovely card. its really classy and elegant and feminine. love that hat silhouette wow, is she really 86, thats ol...i meen, thats one experienced young lady,lol. just to let you now...i have some 1 year aniversary candy on my blog, if you wanna join. hugs

Saskia said...

Beautiful card, so elegant!

Lovely to see your work at Freshly Brewed Challenges! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

Saskia :)

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

Beautiful, elegant, girly, fun! I love the silhouette and how the black is so striking on your card. It really stands out beautifully against the pink

Thank you for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges.

Unknown said...

O wow this is gorgeous, love the papers, so elegant. It's good sometime to try something different, but like you my promarkers are my beloved he he :))


Hi Amanda
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

Unknown said...

So pretty Amanda, love the pink & black together.

Berry said...

This is lovely Amanda such a pretty card and great fold hugs Rebekah xx

Tanisha said...

Beautiful! I love the elegance of your card. Thank you for joining us this week over at "The Shoe"!

Laney said...

gorgeous Amanda!!

lesleyworth said...

beautiful image and gorgeous card! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

Love crafts forever said...

I just love how you used this image. Very pretty.
Hugs Nat.