Hazel - Girl Spy

Hazel - Girl Spy
Hazel - Girl Spy

Monday, 24 January 2011

Just Magnolia #90 and Get Sketchy #71

It's not that I'm nuts for challenges it's just that I keep finding challenges which appeal to me! Maybe I'll slow down! In a bit!

This card is for entry into the Just Magnolia and hAnglar & sTanglar challenge #90

Gingerbread Tilda teamed with a Lynne Salmon sentiment  following a sketch challenge; I made a 15cm square card from  white A4 cardstock and rounded the corners with my new crop-a-dile corner chomper. The yellow matt is from PM lemon sorbet range as are the yellow flowers and the yellow ribbon and the purple circle was cut from PM handmade metallic paper. The lace is from the Ribbon girl and the other items are from my stash. I tried to colour the head of the pin, which was white, with my Tulip Yellow Promarker but it looks a bit green to me.

Promarkers used: Violet, Lavender, Orchid, Amethyst, Mulberry, Cool Grey 1, Orange, Caramel, Shale, Warm Greys 4 &5 , Ivory, Satin and Blush.

This card is to be entered in the Get Sketchy challenge #71 which involved following a sketch and the use of a digital stamp from the Pink Cat Studio, which is the site which introduced me to my love of digis so I just had to enter with Billy on his train. You get 3 sentiments on his flag so he could be used for a birthday, a Christmas or a general occasion card.

I made a 4.5" x 6.5" card from white A4 cardstock and matted it with yellow polka dot paper from Dovecrafts Back to Basic range. Just couldn't resist using my chomper again! The smaller matt  was made from Core-dinations cardstock and yellow basketweave paper from the same Dovecraft set. The brads and buttons are from my stash and the Butchers twine is from the Ribbon Girl and is great for a ribbon substitute for masculine cards. I used a bit of Glossy Accents to give texture to the front of the train, the carriage wheels and Billy's flag. The image is raised from the small matt using silicon glue, as is the worded piece if the flag, but I think I will stick (no pun intended) to 3d foam in future as the glue does not dry quckly and if the card is moved the image can slip - eh Mr H?

Promarkers used: Ivory, Almond, Pastel Pink, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Caramel, Tan, Crimson, Magenta, Gold, Ginger, Lime Green, Pine, Forest Green, Slate, Warm Grey 4, Denim, Powder Blue, Warm Grey 2 & white gel pen

I'd like to sent best wishes for a speedy recovery to Bernadette, who has been very poorly! Get well soon my friend. Also, if you pop over to Mina's blog, here, she is offering candy to celebrate 250,000 hits to her site - 250,000, that's huge but no wonder, her cards are the biz!

Have a smashing Monday if you can, we're off to look at more, but different model, cars, big whoop! Cheerio for now.


  1. oooohhhh thanks Hazel I dont think my cards have ever been called the boz before, I like it lol...fabulous cards and I love the colour mixes...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia & hAnglar challenge
    Mina xxx

  2. wowowowowow love that Magnoliaaa and digi of PCS so cute!!! Love baker twineeee, here in méxico don't sell!!! :) Kisses!

  3. Adorable - love the image with the polka dots and bakers twine! Thanks for joining us this week at GS! :)

  4. Hi Hazel, lovely cards - just love those polka dots :) There is a little something on my blog for you - http://silverscrappers.blogspot.com/2011/01/love-blog-award.html
    Elizabeth x

  5. Hi Hazel - just gorgeous!! both of them!! such cheery colours too :o) thanks for using my sentiment - I've popped it on my blog
    Lynne xoxo

  6. How sweet are your cards! Challenge blogs can be pretty inspirational and addicting huh?

    Thanks for joining us at Get Sketchy!