Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Mmmm Red Shoes....

Evening all, well its been a busy day, decided that retail therapy was the way forwards.  So want a pair of red glittery shoes after my little project last night! but retail therapy was struck down when I had to collect paperwork from the solicitors! After lots of phone calls and discussions between me and numerous others - It looks like were moving next week! 4 days before Christmas! Got so much to think about now, to prepare and arrange and so this is probably the last post that I will sit here and wright, I do have some posts scheduled and so I hope they will appear, and I will try and get on to fill you all in when I can! 

Well onto what I managed to create last night after the stupidly long post on here, I browsed various challenge blogs and came up with some ideas.  I had a little hunt around and found a stamp that had slipped to the bottom of the draw, its one of the November releases from Whiff of Joy, Ok so it was the website that reminded me that it was there! This week at the WOJ Challenge blog there is a wonderful sketch by Karina!


And from there I managed to create a card from start to finish! Makes a change for me, have spent so much time recently just colouring due to lack of 'crafting goodies' available, and so I made do with what i had, it shows how much you get used to the 'nice' things you have, such as my big shot, there have been so many occasions recently where I have thought 'i'll just cut that' and I can't as I have no dies and no machine at the moment! Anyway enough waffling! 


Yes you can no see where my 'sparkly red shoe' idea came from! As a child at christmas I thought of nothing better than having red shoes for christmas, I never remember having red shoes for christmas, I remember being told to wear my school shoes with my dress so we could go to the pub for the 'Christmas drink'.  


There is my card, I hope you can all see the sketch in it! I decided to use some ribbon on this card as I have a bit here! The sentiment is also a WOJ stamp.  The papers and ribbon are from my stash. 


Here she is up-close, I wanted to keep her as simple as possible, i tend to start off well and then end up colouring it all in, but on this occasion I managed to get it pretty much how I wanted it, I used topic pens to colour and didn't think to note what ones I was using, I was on a roll though! I was so happy with the way she turned out, even more so now that I look at her more and more! 


There is the up-close of the sentiment, I did go a bit crazy with stickles last night, I wanted this card to have quite a bit of sparkle on it! I mounted the stamped sentiment onto green bazzill stock and rounded the corners just to soften the edges a bit, as I had used a scalloped edge 8x8 card. 


Here is an up-close of the ribbon bows I made, i cannot tie bows for the life of me, and so i make these cute ones! Normally when I want bows I get mum to do them so I make sure she is here when I need her! She is quite ill at the moment and so i haven't seen her for a few days! 

I hope you like my creation, i would like to enter this card to the following challenges;

Whiff Of Joy - Sketch 
Belles and Whistles - Lets Sparkle (lots of sparkles added!)
Hooked on Craft - Christmas
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Outlines Monday - Shiny and bright

Thank you for stopping by and I hope to see you again soon! If you have a moment I would love to read what you think, look forward to seeing you again soon 

x

12 comments:

Brodders said...

Gorgeous sparkly red shoes :) Great card x

Thanks for joining this week at Cupcake and good luck x

Cheryl said...

oh this is one beautiful card hun,just adore that image hugs cherylxxxx

Lisa M said...

Katrina!
This is gorgeous!!! I love all the close-ups of your creativity and artistic flair. Truly a gorgeous holiday card. :)

Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
Lisa xx

Liza said...

A gorgeous creation, I love all the sparkles. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

June said...

A beautiful card! The coloring is amazing and I love the red sparkling shoes!
thank you for joining us at the Whiff of Joy challenge!
Hugs, June

Samantha said...

very pretty! LOVE those shoes! :0)

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image and the shoes:-)! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

Julie-Anne Gyton said...

Trina great news on the move !!! Bet u r so pleased!!!

Beate said...

Super sweet card. Great take on the sketch. Thanks for participating in the Whiff of Joy Challenge.
Hugs and smiles

Kelly said...

Beautiful card! Love the ribbons too!
Thanks for joining us at Hooked On Craft Challenges, Kelly.
Merry Christmas!

Dee's Craft Room said...

All of the excitement of the past week or so has put me well behind, sorry. I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas and I would like to wish you and your family a very happy New Year.

Thank you for entering this Crafty Boots Challenge.

Dionne

Karina said...

What a lovely card and great take of my sketch. I love your colouring of this cute image and a wonderful choice of papers and embellishments. Thank you so much for joining us at Whiff of Joy Challenges. We hope to see you again next time.
Happy New Year!
Hugs, Karina

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