Monday, 23 November 2009

Sketch & Stash DT card - #24



Hi everyone, today it's my DT card for Sketch & Stash challenge 24.
This week's sketch by Becky is just lovely and I knew straight away what image I wanted to use with it!
As soon as I saw this 'Alice' image by Mo Manning, I fell totally in love with it and it's been calling to me ever since, so when I bought a couple of images recently, this one just sort of 'fell' into my basket at the same time.
I don't know what it is that I love so much about this image, maybe simply that it's exactly how I imagined Alice when I was a little girl reading and re-reading those magical books, how I loved them!

Card Details:
* Image - Mo Manning 'Alice in pencil'
* Colouring medium - Promarkers
* Papers - Raspberry Road digi 'My baby love Boy'
* Punch - Martha Stewart 'Valentine Hearts'
* Nestabilities - Labels 4
* Everything else from my stash

I added lots of 'Frosted Lace' Stickles to my card candy, unfortunately it doesn't show up very well on the scan
I do hope you can manage to join in with us again at Sketch & Stash, you have a whole 2 weeks to get your card made before the next challenge.
I've loved visiting your blogs and seeing all the wonderful creations you made from Jill's sketch last time, and don't forget, if you need a little inspiration just take a look at the gorgeous cards the other DT girls have made.

17 comments:

Ann said...

oooooooooooooooooooh how beautiful is this ?!!

Ann xxx

Sheila - Ginger said...

OMG Chrissie! Your card is exquisite! I love what you have done...the colours are so delicate too. Well done my friend!!

Love Sheila xx

Lorraine A said...

I agree ,,, she is truly a beautiful girl and your card is just perfect ! I love the colours and paper you used ,,, lovely :-)

Luv
Lols x x x

Christine said...

Gorgeous Chrissie, love the image and your colours are so delicate
Hugs
Christine xx

Mina said...

I love Alice Chrissie and you have used her perfectly on this beautiful card...I love it
Mina xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh she is beautiful and what a gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

spiritofcreativity said...

I love this Chrissie and yes, she is perfect for the imaginary Slice
Ann x

~ Ali ~ said...

Fab card and love the image.

Julia Dunnit said...

It's a lovely card. For me, that image of Alice is waaaaaay nicer than my memory of the story deserves!!
As for your comments on my blog - no apology required - you totaly nailed my point...spent ages trying to do it and be Martha, and it was a total failure!! I did ask for opinion!!

Jill said...

beautiful card Chrissie I love the image and your colouring is fantastic hugs Jill xx

iReneM said...

Ahhhh, simply gorgeous, Chrissie.
Such lovely 'blues' and Alice is beautiful and coloured perfectly.
Excellent!

x

crafting diva said...

Hi Chrissie hope your well? thanks for the comment you left me and love love your cute card the image you have used is just so sweet, talk soon from Lisa

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Chrissie....wow what a gorgeous creation....so soft....so delicate I love it.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Beryl said...

Oh Chrissie - this is sooo gorgeous. I love the image - which I haven't seen before and it goes so well with the blue.
Beryl xx

Beryl (bik59) said...

This is really lovely Chrissie, I love the blues.
Beryl x

Becky said...

Gorgeous card Chrissie, she is so sweet! Love the pastel tones you've used!!
I really must get that cat image on your recent post, how cute!!
Love Becky xx

dj1952 said...

Your cards are gorgeous. I have to tell you though, that you are an enabler. (LOL) I had to go and purchase the Alice digistamp, and of course, I couldn't just buy one. But when you consider it is only a $2-$3, US and you don't have to use gas, it's not a bad deal. (I keep telling myself that. Of course it depends on how many you buy.)

I'm going to give it a try to join the challenge.

TFS,

dj1952

my blog is: designsbydj.blogspot.com