Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Our Challenge at Isabella's Sketchbook

Hi everyone...

This week our challenge at Isabella's Sketchbook is to create a card or 3-D project to celebrate our country's colors, and with Memorial Day approaching here in the States, it's another opportunity for me to use red, white and blue! I love this image that Isabella Joy created.... it has such a homey, Americana look.

For my card, I used copics first, then highlighted with Prisma pencils. The napkin is paper pieced to match the background designer paper. The accents are a gun-metal button, white and red ribbons, and some hemp as an added touch. The sentiment was computer-generated.

The theme of the challenge is to create a card using the colors of your country's flag - so that leaves this wide open. 'Can't wait to see what you create. Hope you will check out Isabella's fine images and play along with us. There's a prize of two of Isabella's digi images for one lucky person.

I'm also entering this in these challenges:

Challenge up your life - recycling (metal button is from Lee Jeans)
Stamp Challenges - Two of something (ribbons)
Hedgehogsandladybirds - Anything digital
No Time To Stamp - Gone askew
Papercutz - Buttons and ribbons
Sketch and Stash Challenge - New, unused or neglected stash (papers and button)
Ooh-la-la creations Challenge - Bright and Cheerful

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you gleened a bit of inspiration from today's card. I'll see you here again tomorrow. Have a fantastic day friends!


Peri said...

Peggy, I love it, as always! The paper-piecing is a really lovely touch and brings it all together. Your colouring is wonderful, as always, and I love the little cluster of bow, button and thread! Another great success, my friend.
Peri xx

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Beautiful, Peggy, simple and sweet. The apples look good enough to eat. Love the pretty bow/button embellishment in the corner!

Cec said...

This is so sweet and does make one think of Americana. The only thing that would make it more American would be if the image was apple pie :)

Annika said...

I love the vivid colours and your colouring is truly inspirational!
So adore your work!

Lisa said...

Hi Peggy. Beautiful card and the apples look delicious! I also love the twine inter"twined" in the bow!

Viv said...

Peggy this is lovely! GReat idea to paper piece the napkin, and love the button and bow detail! Viv xx

Wendi said...

Absolutley stunning your colouring is perfect and I love that bow
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la

Deb Neerman said...

WoW, this is gorgeous! Love that sweet image you used!!

Thanks so much for joining us in this week's Stamp Simply "Gone Askew" challenge!

Erin... said...

Fantastic card, your apples are colored perfectly.
Thanks for playing along with us at Stamp Something this week!

biggi-al said...

It´s a wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at CUYL.

Rhonda said...

OOOh Gorgeous! Love the image. Thanks for playing with us at Daisy Doodles!

Jennifer Scull said...

this is just wonderful! I could eat up every one of those apples! delish! love the twine with the button, too.

Ann English said...

This is stunning!

Anonymous said...

Peggy I am sorry that I am getting to your blog so late. I I just love how you colored your image and styled your card. See you tomorrow!

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