Sunday, July 25, 2010

Blue on Blue

Blue card for challenges.  Light blue blank card, scissor cut and lined with navy cardstock on right side; (photographed on beige but the beige is not part of the card)
Materials:
Coredinations navy cardstock
sanding block
Tim Holtz Alterations texture fades Patchwork embossing folder
Clear Art Stamps Greetings From Wonderland set (stamped image cut out and layered on top of same paper with pop dot under his head for some dimension)
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Adirondak lights Paint Dabber: Cloudy Blue
Ranger Distress Ink: faded jeans
Spellbinders Nestabilities
Tim Holtz patterned paper
clear glaze pen
Maya Road ribbon
computer generated sentiment
Best Occasions light blue blank greeting card
gold crown from the candy jar at Red Lead in St. Louis

Wishing you a life of luxury qualifies for the following:
Sunday Stamper Week 113:  Hels' challenge to use Love or Life in our stamped work this week
Gingersnap Creations GC60  : Shades of Blue
Gingersnap Creations Yahoo Group: card sketch
Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge 63 MMSC63: sketch
So Artful Challenge:  luxury
Blue Moon contest

26 comments:

Hels Sheridan said...

Cor, I fancy the life of luxury LOL Lovely card hun, thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

Priscilla said...

What a fun image and neat take on the sketch. Big warm welcome to our challenges! You have created a wonderful card for your entry this week. WE are thrilled that you came to play with us. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week.
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

MommaSaid said...

LOOOOVE the embossing!

deb famularo said...

Love Love Love this Helene! The blue is enchanting! XOxO

June said...

I am loving all your beautiful work. I love this card and all the other pieces too.
have added to follow :)
Hugs June xxxx

Terry said...

I love it too! Is that texture folder wonderful or what! Awesome!

tbk100601 said...

First off I would like to welcome you to our challenges! I love your card!! The blue is so rich looking!! Great image and embossing as well!! Thank you for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. We hope to see you again next week!!

Brenda

tbk100601 said...

Hi Helene!! First of all...Welcome to the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenges! I LOVE your card! The blue is so rich looking! I love your image as well as the embossing!! Thank you for playing along with us this week. We sure hope to see you next week!!

Brenda

pam124 said...

OH, how fun and wonderful. LOVE your image, the gold crown and embossed and sponged b/g! LOVE that sentiment too. You did an incredible job!

Thanks SO MUCH for joining the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and hope you can come play with us again next week!

Hugs
pam
MMSC-GD

Scrapamum said...

Fabulous card Helene!

Jeanette said...

This is so much fun and I love the blue on blue.
Thanks for joining us at Soartful.

I browsed the rest of your blog and I see you also do scrapbooking. You are invited to join my Scrapping with I Did It Creations challenges sometime.

Lori said...

Ok, you guys are convincing me I need some of that paper... lol. This looks wonderful Helene, and don't we all wish we had a life of luxury! HA!

Carol said...

What a fun card...look at that beautiful background...I think that looks so awesome. This is just so much fun and absolutely fabulous. Totally creative!!! Great job with the sketch this week. Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Christine said...

So much fun!!! Don't you just love Core'dinations!

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh Helene, I Love the sanded blue background and such a royal card fit for a king! The crown on the pillow is the perfect finishing touch!

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Helene - this is just fabulous! I love that image and the monochromatic blue! Love it - fabulous take on the sketch! Love it! It is great that you have played along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week, we love to see your creations and hope to see you again next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

stampdiva said...

This is fantastic and in awe that you managed to create one card to fit all those challenges. TFS. Lynne M

Primitive Paper said...

First of all let me say I LOVE your blog background!!! Second, the embossing on this card is smashing!!! I have this very embossing plate but have not used it yet.We appreciate you putting your "best card forward" for our challenge. Hope to see you join us again soon. Blessings, Tracy--MMDT

Betty Anne said...

What an amazing card, I just love it.

Faye said...

Beautiful blue on blue luxury card!

Krisha said...

Beautiful!!!! I also like the music on ur side bar, enjoying Susie-Q as I type. Oh what memories! LOL

Rainbow said...

WOW love the embossing and inking!! gorgeous card Helene!! I just love this!!!

clare said...

love the embossed background. X

scrappygal said...

Wonderful card!!! Loving your Connie Stevens music too!

Michele said...

this blue card is stylish and beautiful. another fabulous creation!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Oh, I just love this blue on blue! Very effective!

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