Sunday, January 25, 2009

"Laugh"...Basic Grey & Friday Sketcher Challenge





So today I thought I'd try a Basic Grey Challenge. Basic Grey is a scrapbooking paper company. They make beautiful paper. I went to Michael's and used my 40% off coupon to get a stack. I just love it! This stack is called Urban Prairie. 
I am really happy with the way this card turned out-I just love it! I rarely use black...but decided to challenge myself today to try it. I'm not sure why but the picture really doesn't do this card justice....I think I NEED a light box so I can start taking better pics of my cards....

Anyways, here are the details for my card today:
The image is Tilda from Magnolia; and I colored her in with my copic markers. 
I used my nesties to make the ovals, and my sizzix sizzlit to make the flourishes. 
The ribbon sparkles and brads and CTMH. 
The flowers are from my LSS. 
I made the tag with my cricut. 

I used this week's Friday Sketchers #36:
 


I had to kinda tweek it a bit to do the Basic Grey challenge # 19 too. 

Which was a recipe:
2 patterned paper
3 brads
1 button
1 ribbon & bow

Thanks for looking!
-Nicole




17 comments:

TaraG said...

Oh Nicole, this is darling! This Tilda always makes me laugh...she is sooooo stinkin' cute! Great colouring!!! Fab design following the FS sketch...Love it! I love the black accents too!!!
hugs,t

Danita said...

What a beautiful card Nicole!!! We picked the very same papers and we have totally different cards!! I love this little Tilda stamp, shes adorable!!! I love the black on your card, it really makes the colors POP!!!! Great job with this challenge!!!

Kelly said...

Oh Nicole, I so love this card!! That Tilda is definitely one of my favs, so cute!! Beautiful paper. I am going to go tot he scrapbook store in Okotoks tomorrow, so hoping to find some yummy goodies!!

Hugs, Kelly

megastamper said...

wow nicole, your card is really fantastic and so fabulous. your coloration and all elements looks so very pretty.
thank you for your card to my sketch at friday sketchers.
hugs, bea

Michele said...

Gorgeous card. Love the tilda image and the colouring is fab. Love the papers also. Michele x

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card, Tilda looks fab and I love those swirls

Sharon said...

Your card is beautiful Nicole. I love the colours you've used.

scrapnnMO said...

WOW absolutely GORGEOUS! Love the detail work. :)

Bev said...

Such a sweet card Nicole, love the colours and adorable image

hugs Bev x

Rach said...

what an adorable card, such a fabulous image. love these papers. hugs rachxx

Alison said...

Gorgeous card! Your stamped image is really pretty...and I love the patterned paper & flowers. :)
Peace & love
Alison xx

Andrea said...

Great card Nicole!
xAndrea

Ila said...

Your card is Gorgeous!! and I love the way you used this paper...BG is one my favorite papers!!..I will have to keep my eye open for it in Michaels when I go to the city!!...Hugs, Ila

Holly said...

Awwwwwwwwwww this is adorable!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the papers and that little girl is so sweet!

Rica said...

HI Nicole, gorgeous card - love the colours and papers you've used and the black just adds that extra Wow factor.
Doon't tell anyone but I thought Tilda was yawning when I first got this stamp - derrrr..........!
Thanks for playing with us at BG this week.
hugs Heather xx

Chris said...

Such a beautiful card Nicole! I love that Tilda, she always makes me smile and I love the design you've put her in and the papers are absolutely perfect. Chris x

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

Your card is stunning Nicole and I adore this Tilda. The black looks fabulous too. Thank you for joining us in our challenge this week.

Jo x