Saturday, 1 November 2014

House of Cards November Challenge. . . . . . . . Sketch


Good morning everyone. Hope this finds you all ticketyboo (love that word) but if your boo isn't all that tickety, I hope it will be soon.

Thank you for your kind words about Lydia's pressies and yes she was a happy girlie. I love a bit of bead weaving when I get time (I'm no stranger to a Potawatomi Weave. . . the stitch I used for the hair clip).

Now, today its time for House of Cards November Challenge and the inspiration for you is this sketch. . . . . .


I raided my First Edition pads for the paper and didn't want to cover it too much as it twinkles in the light (which, of course, never shows up properly on snaps). A simple looking card but its the paper that shines, literally lol!!!

Ingredients
Cream base card
Pink Card
First Edition Desert Blooms 12x12 pad
Hobbycutz laser cut swirl embellishments
Crafters Companion sentiment stamp
Versamark ink pad
Victorian Velvet DI
Pink satin ribbon
Pearls


As usual, when using distress ink to stamp, I pre-dabbed the stamp with Versamark as I find it then holds the distress ink better.

I hope that you will join in the challenge or that you can pop over to House of Cards to see what everyone has created.

Also, if you have a few spare minutes, please pop over to Pamellia's blog here to see her Halloween House. It is truly amazing and her other creations are a delight too.

My shifts are supposed to be changing again next week to a more Duck friendly version. Hopefully they will stay that way so I will be keeping my webbed appendages crossed lol!!!
Jackie, I hope you have some alternative accommodation sorted. . . . . . .its too damp for your craft gear in a tent!!!

Have a great weekend folks (US GP highlights for me)

TTFN
Ang x



43 comments:

  1. Morning Ang, great interpretation of the layout. Like the way you have used ribbon as a layer rather than papers. Glad your shifts are sorting themselves out. I feel very ticketyboo today, the sun is shining, I had a lovely lay in this morning, i'm in my craft room now and tomorrow i'm going to the Sincerely show at Tonbridge.....hooray !! Have a good weekend and enjoy the GP. Janice xxx
    http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

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  2. Fab card and lovely interpretation of the challenge - thanks for the tip about stalling with DI xx glad your shifts are getting sorted out - enjoy the GP xx GailT xx

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  3. Morning Ang! You're right, this paper is fantabulous! I have to wonder...if you scratch it, does it smell like a summer garden? It sure looks beautiful enough to have that kind of effect! I agree with Janice about your clever use of the ribbon, such a creative interpretation and that flourish is gorgeous! Very inspirational!

    Wow, how sweet are you to mention me in your post! Whatever did I do to deserve that? Well I thank you for your kind words and for always making me smile, when I need it the most! Extra big bear hugs comin' at ya! :)

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  4. Super card Ang. It's a shame that the gorgeous glitter card doesn't show up well on the pic. I have the same problem with the card I am posting on Monday. I love working from sketches. Hugs Christine x

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  5. Beautiful card Ang. love the papers and layout.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. OMG!! there is something funny going on here I just don't seem to be able to get my comment to show, keeps going "puff" and asking me to sign into my account.
    Love, your stunning card.
    Keeping it short
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

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  7. Lovely card in shades of pink! Thank you for referring us to Pamellia's blog.

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  8. Hi Ang. Gorgeous, I love it. The paper is so pretty it would have been a shame to cover it up. Thanks for the tip on using Versamark first when using distress inks, I will try that. Have a good weekend, enjoy the GP : ) I'm off to look at Pamellia's blog now. Take care.

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  9. Gorgeous Ang, you know I to love these first edition pads, such a pity the twinkly bits don't show up. Hazel xx

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  10. Hi Ang.Just had to come back and say a massive thank you for sharing Pamellia's blog with us. That house is truly fantastic! Take care. x

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  11. Hi Ang...your card really gorgeous..I love the paper and the element to change the oval..great add of the pink ribbon and oh wooww you have already much comment...its amazing you have many fan :) love your pretty card Ang..hope you like to visiting me back teamy..

    hugs,
    Monika HOC DT (Fun and Cute team)

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  12. Very pretty card! Color combo is gorgeous!

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  13. Hi Ang,
    my this a very lovely card, and design.
    That paper is gorgeous, as I know because I have that paper pad.
    Sadly the blogger doesn't show it at it's very best, unfortunately, as it's so lovely.
    Popped over to Pamellia's blog as you suggested, and isn't it superb.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  14. Glad you didn't cover up that awesome paper! Great card!
    Sue T. CAS DT

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  15. Hi Ang, beautiful card, the paper is gorgeous and so is your design, I love the frame around the sentiment, have a super weekend, hugs Kate x

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  16. That's a blast from the past . My Dad used that saying tickety boo all the time. Thanks for the versa mark tip too. Will give that a try. Love the card being pink. Hugs Mrs A.

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  17. Ang, this is great! LOVE the fun patterned paper and the beautiful wood frame you used! Love! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  18. Hi Ang! Pretty card! Love the paper and the laser cut embellishment! Thanks for visiting my blog. Have a great week!

    Judy HOC DT

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  19. Wow how pretty! Lovely use of the sketch!!!!!
    Graciellie - HOC DT

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  20. Hi Ang
    What a beautiful card. You can see some of the sparkles! Thanks for the links to the other blogs - always keen to find some more inspirational work. Thanks also for the tip with the distress ink. Will definitely try that one. . Enjoy the GP today! Best wishes, Anne O

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  21. Morning Ang,
    Lovely card, I do love the colours on the background card. Enjoy the GP.
    Lydia
    X

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  22. What a pretty card Mrs Duck. The sparkles are gorgeous as are the laser cut swirls. Michelle x

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  23. Lovely card, and I wish you well in the challenge.
    X dos H

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  24. Beautiful card! I do love the colours on the background card.

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  25. Pretty card Ducky, so glad you didn't cover much of it. My boo got a bit worn out on Friday (all day craft show 250 miles away) so I'm still resting in order to get my tickety back! LOL

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  26. Hi Ange
    Such a gorgeous card...love the colours too.

    Love Sheila xx

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  27. Good afternoon Ang,
    I am just wondering who else remembers someone who had wallpaper like this back in the 70's as i can remember back to now when i was wee. Sorry that your lovely card is not for me today but that could be changed just with a different paper on my behalf. The 60's and 70's retro papers seem to be back in with a bang the now but my brain can't get out of soft, muted, simple or pretty delicate. I do like the focal point though with the ribbons going through and radiating like rays from the middle of it. I got in a magazine some of these woodeny things and was going to paint them to make a mobile up or paint on one of the bedrooms a scene and put them on the wall because they are like owls and things so reckoned on a nice tree on the wall and skies and things. My kids never had plain rooms like normal kids around about as i was always changing it to match what ever they were into at the time. So thank you Ang for you have just given me an idea for my freebies that would be a waste to throw out.
    Have a good day flower in swimming around your pond,
    Love and crafty hugs
    Norah (Glencohil)

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  28. Hi Ang! The paper does sparkle in the close up. I love the laser cut designs, so gorgeous. Have a great day.

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  29. Ooooo Ang love that paper! and that fab embellishment ..that paper really blings when you get a closer look. Lots of huggles Sue xx

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  30. Trying my luck to give a longer comment on your great card.
    Love the paper which does sparkle when you take a closer look.
    That's a great Laser Cut Doo!!Da!! thingy!!. I like that, must have a look for some of those.
    Have a great week
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

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  31. Lovely cration you have here... love how way you hav done your ribbons and the swirls.. Hugs Ma, Vintage and Shappy team HOC :)

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  32. Yes Spooky :D but you are right.. Take care and good nigth...

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  33. WOW this is beautiful Ang! I love the gorgeous paper and your fabulous laser cut die- it's awesome- it looks like real wood!!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  34. Adorable use of the sketch, Ang!! I Love the pretty shine of the paper and how clever you made the "oval"! Stunning!!
    I wish you a pleasant evening
    Rosi (CAS-DT)

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  35. This is a great take on the sketch. Love the ribbons and those wooden shapes are gorgeous, I can see why you didn't want to cover up that lovely paper.

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  36. Hi Ang! Just wanted to let you know that yes it was WC Field who said "my little chickadee" Are we dating ourselves because we know that fact? LOL Just so you know, my birdie stamps are available online at inspiredbystamping.com Joanna (the owner) lives in Australia but ships internationally and takes PayPal. Have a great day!
    Donna

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  37. I'm back! Huge Internet issues whilst away Missed not visiting people's blogs but will enjoy scrolling back to see their posts Love your interpretation Like others, that you've used ribbon instead of paper as a layer A new blog to visit too Off to find Pamelia now

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  38. Lovely! The simple design really showcases those fabulous laser cuts and paper...love it!

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  39. So pretty! I love the background paper and the laser cuts! :) --Katy HOC Cute and Fun Teammate :)

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  40. Lovely card and I love that wooden frame!

    Hugs, Vannessa
    Cute & Fun DT for HOC

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  41. Such a pretty card!! Love the paper!! Hugs!

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  42. This is a fabulous card, teammie. Anita, HOC DT

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  43. I like the way you've used the filigree shapes. Lovely card. Pat DT x

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