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Sunday, January 24, 2016

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Dear Friends
Happy belated New Year!

It has been a long time since I posted anything on my blog.
I really miss the creative process.
Hopefully this year I will be more productive and
share more than just paper crafts with you.

Without further ado, here's my 1st card for 2016.
I used Maja Design January Mood Board and a sketch from
Creative Inspirations as a guide for my design.
Love this color palette, so soft and romantic!


MB-January16


The image is Dear Alice from Gorjuss Girl rubber stamp.
As usual, I water colored the image with Distress Ink pads.
I added white frantage in the background and dusted some glitters on the flowers.


Dies ~ Go Kreate, Magnolia, Marianne, Memory Box, Spellbinders, Tim Holtz
Designer Paper ~ Maja Design Vintage Summer and It's Christmas Time Collection.
Embellishments ~ Lace, ribbons, s/a pearls from The Ribbon Girls


Thanks so much for stopping by and wish you all a happy day!

Hugs,
Katie 

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16 comments:

cebelica said...

Hi Katie! I was just thinking about you today. I was going to send you an email to see how are you doing and now I saw you posted here on your blog. :)
Happy New Year to you as well - I hope it's a good one for you!
In the crafty world you sure started it off with a *bang*, because this card is amazing. I like the soft colours and your interpretation on the sketch. Fab work as always.
Sending big hugs your way! xx

Beth Brovold said...

Welcome back Katie!! What a gorgeous, ethereal card...your colouring is stunning...beautifully designed and embellished!!!! Good to have you inspiring us once again!
Take care,
Beth

Martina said...

Oh this is sooo beautiful! I LOVE the way you used the sweet Gorjuss Girl stamp with the colours and all the deatils and the shape of the card! Gorgeous!!!
Martina

Céline said...

so amazing card! so soft !
welcome back ! happy new year
hugs
céline

Alexandra♥ said...

So glad to see your new post Katie! I hope to see more in the near future too :)
This card is simply gorgeous, in your soft style with elements which always go so perfectly well together.

Have a nice week.
Hugs,
Alexandra

Claudia Rogier said...

Hi,

Gorgous card. Thanks for joining us at The Sketchy Challenge

hugs
Claudia
DT The Sketchy Challenge

http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/

Rachel Parys said...

I LOVE this!!! It is stunning! The soft colors are beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund!

Debbie said...

Lovely vintage card, thank you for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin'. Debbie X

Sanja Grdinić said...

Beautiful image, great coloring, too. :)
Have an amazing day!

Sandi's Samples said...

Very elegant and sweet card! Thanks for playing with us this week at
http://www.7kidscollegefund.com/
Huggs
Sandi

Paddington fan said...

A great image, beautiful colouring and love the card shape and design! Thank you so much for sharing your card with us at Sweet Stampin' this week and good luck in the prize draw. Hope you'll join us again soon, love Jacky x

Ribbon Girl said...

It's good to see you crafting again Katie and the colouring is really nice - especially her face - so delicate. I hope you are able to do lots of crafty things in the coming months, Mary xx

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

I saw this on facebook and commented on it - it's absolutely stunning Katie. I love the layout and your colouring is just beautiful. She looks so serene. This is just perfect for our 'Shabby Chic' challenge this week. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

Kirsty-Anne Duckworth said...

Hi she is stunning I love her and her teddy bear just adore the bow and rose too !! Thanks for the inspiration and for joining us in The Sketchy Challenges :)

NGCARDS said...

A fantastic creation! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! xxx

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Katie,
Hope you're keeping well. HNY!
Beautiful card; lovely image, gorgeous design, colours & colouring. Thanks for linking up to LLC's New challenge. Hope to see you again this month as well!

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts