Monday, 7 February 2011

Anything Goes

This week at I ♥ Promarkers the challenge is Anything Goes and as I was making this card for a lady I used to work with, I thought I would enter it into the challenge. I am very late this week with this challenge and love blog hopping through all the wonderfull entries over at I ♥ Promarkers but there are over 200 this week so not sure I will make it around them all.
Anyway for this card I used a stamp from Moments In Time called Just For You, took me a few goes to get it to imprint perfectly and I still think it looks a little heavy. I have the collection of these stamps but this is the first time I have used any of them and I think they are going to take a bit of practice. She is coloured with promarkers and the papers were a freebie with my Quick Cards magazine called Vintage Rose Collection. This is the first time I have used zig-zag stitching on my cards and the inspiration for this card is from Rachel Jakes her cards are amazing.
I even did the inside for this card again following the inspiration from Rach :)
Posted this card off today so really hope my old work colleague likes it as she also makes cards and always sends me a handmade card for my birthday.

Thank you for stopping by and dont forget to leave a comment as I love reading them :)


Carole of Brum said...

Hi Suzilou, thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a lovely comment, that's much appreciated. Great to see a fellow Brummie in blogland too. Your card is totally lovely, actually I've been looking through your blog and everything is sooooo good, I'm seriously impressed by anyone that decorates the inside of their cards, I usually run out of steam long before then! lol. coB

Iulia said...

Lovely card and such a beautiful image!
Hugs, Iulia

FaerieMeadowCrafts said...

Hello Suzilou,

I'm new to yr blog - just wanted to say hi and that your card is beautiful. I'm sure your friend will love this card, how can she not, it's just lovely. The inside is pretty too.

I have the free papers too - they are gorgeous - I've yet to use them. lol

Mandy :)

D K Crafts said...

Hi Suzilou. Beautiful card. Love the colours and the image is gorgeous. The stitching is very nice and love the decorated inside too. Donna

Tine said...

Fabulous card Suzilou. The image is great and you have achieved a great finish to it, especially on the insides too. Perfect! Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Karen said...

Gorgeous Suzilou, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

Tina said...

Suzilou this is just gorgeous... I love the detail, i'm sure your friend will love it... You won't be able to stop using your machine now... I started using mine two years ago and i find it really hard now not to use it...LOL Rod and back come to mind...hehehe... Beautiful... Crafty Hugs Tina x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image and all the flowers.
Kevin xx

xxxtglxxx said...

This is such a beautiful image :) Love the colouring on this Suzilou, so soft and gentle.

Love the layout and the contrast with the darker card. All your details are fab too - how did you do those flowers?

Oh, and I almost fell off my chair guffawing with your comments - 60!!!!! No WAY! :D

have a great day,



Rach said...

hiya hun, this is gorgeous with a capital G, love the pretty punched out flowers and papers, well done with the zig zag.. to be honest with you I think that zig zag is more forgiving than straight stitch, the inside is as beautiful too, thank you for your sweet words, ** blushing**
hugs Rach xxxxx

Craftyrose said...

Awh what a cute card and I love, love, love your gorgeous stitching. I am a great fan of it, so totally biased , of course. xx lol xx