Saturday, 26 January 2019

Beauty is a nectar which intoxicates the soul

Sharing a CAS card featuring a beautiful stencil from Funky Fossil Designs called Elegant Lady and a sentiment from the Sprinkles and Smiles set by Penny Black.

I loved this stencil the first time I saw it on an entry to a challenge.  And that’s another reason I love challenges, they enable you with new crafty prettiness.  So not only do you get so much inspiration from the theme, from the DT and also from other crafters who enter you get to add to your stash!

My card follows the layout of the current sketch at Sketch Saturday.  I’ve used the stencilled face as the main circle element and added in the rectangle element with a swish of ink.  I embossed the sentiment before adding in my ink stripe and finished off with Kaisercraft Sparklets for the five smaller circles in the sketch.

I wanted to play along at The Paper Girls with their sparkle and shine theme so I went over the stencilled image with Wink of Stella.  I also added some mica to the ink for the pink stripe and the embossing powder I used has a lovely shine to it.  It’s also the reason I went with Sparklets rather than pearls for the smaller circles.

Over at Crazy4Challenges they are celebrating and my card is celebrating a friends birthday.  And the sparkle and shine are just perfect for a celebration for what’s a party without a bit of glitter?!

Chalks & Powders etc
Hero Arts Embossing Powder ~ White Satin Pearl
Dies, SVGs & Templates etc
Kaisercraft Sparklets ~ Princess
Inks & Paints etc
Tim Holtz Distress Ink ~ Picked Raspberry, Spun Sugar & Wilted Violet
Wink of Stella Glitter Pen ~ Clear
Arches Aquarelle Watercolour Paper ~ 185gsm Cold Pressed
Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock ~ Marshmallow
Bazzill Fourz Cardstock ~ Piglet

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Your card is beautiful! I love your colors and that face is amazing. Thank you for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday.

  2. Wow, that's awesome. That stencil is so gorgeous. Love Dawn x

  3. Beautiful and nice interpretation of the sketch. We at Double Trouble are partnering with The Paper Girls this challenge (our link is on their challenge blog post), and would love to have you visit to see what our Challenge is all about and it will for sure give you some more great inspiration.

  4. You are right...that is a great stencil!! Gonna have to add it to my wish list!!
    Thanks for joining us at Sketch rocked this week's sketch!!

  5. Wow what an Exquisite Card. Your Lady is just Soooo Beautiful. Love it!


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