Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Papertake Weekly Challenge - Guest Designer Card

It's time for another of my guest designer cards for the Papertake Weekly Challenge...and another of Dawny's fab sketches. I found this adorable Penny Black image ('Friendly Surprise') in amongst my box of images...and after a quick rummage through my papers...I found some scraps of this BasicGrey 'Phoebe' paper...the little bird on the image is the spitting image of the birdies on the paper...how fab is that!? I distressed the edges of all the layers of papers, and added some faux stitching with my Cutter Bee Bug, and a white gel pen. I wanted to make the paper as much of a feature as the image, so kept the embellishing to a minimum, adding just a few pearls in the corners. The sentiment stamp is by Whiff of Joy.


As always, there's more inspiration from the awesome design team over on the Papertake Weekly Challenge blog.

7 comments:

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Helen. I adore that paper and the distressing is fab. Love the cute hedgie too.
Hugs
Cathy xx

Donna said...

Hi Helen, your card is adorable, I love the soft colours and the gorgeous little image...it's great to have you on board as a GD at PTW :) Donna x

Cheryl said...

I love this card. Hedgie is always cute but I love how you have the birdie bg that compliments the image.

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeous Helen. Love the papers you have used as well as the lovely image.
Hugs
Desire

Jackie Thomas said...

I adore this card, the little hedgie looks gorgeous and the paper you have used is stunning. Love it. xo Jackie

Samantha said...

Another brilliant card hunny, lovely papers, sorry for the short comment! arms aching like heck! :0)

Pauline C said...

This is absolutely delightful Helen - love the soft colours with that adorable iamge - incredibly pretty!
pauline x