Sunday, June 2, 2013

Greek Geraniums

It's time for an "Anything Goes" challenge at One Stitch at a Time! I used one of the images from the Greek Series Views set by Ike's Art, available at StitchyBear's Digi Outlet.

I colored the image with Copics. Those geraniums take quite a while, but are fun to color! I cut out the window panes and made a window treatment with scrap lace. I've fussy-cut and popped the geranium pot to hide the cut marks, and to add to the 3D effect.

The sentiment is from Clear Art Stamps' Rosy Wishes set, and is stamped on shiny white paper (Recollections) with China Blue ink (Ranger).

The flower-patterned paper is by Jillibean Soup, as is the matching scalloped sticker border. The green-and-red ribbon is from my stash, as is the red raffia. The textured, light blue paper is a natural paper from Michaels (Recollections). I made the dotted border with a cream Pearl Pen.

rotated 90°
Addicted to Stamps Challenge: BINGO (Middle row: Ribbon/Lace, Flowers, Sentiment)
Crafting By Designs: Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons #46: Anything Goes with Ribbon
Creative Moments #18: Lots of Layers
Digi Makeover Challenge: Anything Goes with a Digi
Divas by Design: Tie a Ribbon
Pause, Dream, Enjoy: Use Foam Tape (the window and flowers are popped with foam tape)
Sketch and Stash: Sketch #114 + Stash items (Lace and DPs are from my scrap/stash box)

You don't have to use a product from StitchyBear's Digi Outlet (SBDO), but if you do you'll be eligible for our main prize. This week, if you spend just $3 you get "Love Apple Tree" by Hope Jacare Doodles. That's difficult to resist!

Thank you for visiting and hope you'll join us at One Stitch at a Time this week,


  1. Such a beautifully designed card. I love the image, fabulous colouring and gorgeous detailing
    Thank you for taking part in the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge
    Sue xx

  2. wonderful card with an eye for detail...thanks for joining us at the Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  3. WOW CG this is beautiful, love all your attention to detail, especially the lace behind the window, clever idea hun. Must have taken you ages to stick all those pearls on too Hugs Jane xx

  4. :) indeed we are on two teams - does that make us twins lol. Feline do such a wonderful job for all the crafters so when they were asking for help I had to say I would. Feels fair to do my bit if I can :) Of now to research Liquid Pearls and add to my shopping list lol Hugs Mimi

  5. Like the layers & dimension with wonderful colors of this scene you've created with many pretty details.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    new member OSAAT DT

  6. Really pretty, love the lace in the window and your pearls.


    Your Sister OSAAT DT

  7. This is just so lovely! I want it! lol! I just love the lace at the window! It "feels" like a summer day!

    Your Sister OSAAT DT


  8. I really enjoyed seeing your card. I liked the lace curtains in the window. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafting By Designs.

    Tammy S.

  9. This is beautiful. I love the sweet image and the papers and design are gorgeous.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  10. Gorgeous card CG, so elegant and pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at Addicted To Stamps
    Mandy xx


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