Thursday, 5 November 2009

Quixotic Challenges #1 Birthdays

Good morning everyone.

There's a new challenge in blogland Quixotic Challenges and their first theme is "Birthdays". This theme has been chosen in honour of Elaine, the challenge founder, whose birthday it is.

So firstly, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELAINE!"

Here is my entry:-

I have to admit I was very daunted when I stamped out this flower soft image, it is so detailed, I nearly admited defeat before I started. However, once I got painting it was fun. I used Derwent Graphitint Pencils and a water brush.

Have a lovely day everyone, and for those of you with colds, who I now there are many, keep warm and get well soon.

Hugs, Clare xx

28 comments:

Sam said...

Lovely card, see what you mean about the detailed stamp. You've done a great job with it.
LOL at the comment you left on my blog, I could do with one of those too!
Sam x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

Hi Clare, just seen , you have put the cute and girly logo on with best handmade creation, thanks , I've not got round to making one, too ill. I had to laugh because you have the funny froggie award, I'm the idiot that made it, the frog in the picture , all shrivled is popping out of the window of my dolls house in my craft room looking at me as I type. janex.

Emma said...

This is beatuiful Clare - you have really done a wonderful job with it - so glad you kept going :D

Kerri said...

This is just gorgeous! I love the out of the box look, and the border looks terrific!

dolcreations said...

This is just gorgeous! Love the fall look!
Christine

brenda said...

Hi Clare

What a wondeful image and your colouring is just perfect.

Andf what great news about your tag moving across the pond. Well done.

B x

amanda stokes said...

Beautiful card Clare.Love all the details and beautifully coloured image
thanks for your lovely comment too! :)
hugs amanda x

Violets Corner said...

I think your colouring is so beautiful! The image really pops out, I´m glad you didn´t give up :)
It´s a lovely card Clare!

Take care,

hugs
Maarit

Vicky said...

Hi Clare, I feel the same about these kind of detailed stamp's.
No worries there though you have done a cracking job, well done.
x
Vicky

Kim Dellow said...

So pretty, just love the zigzag edging and lovely colours. Thanks for joining our first challenge at Quixotic Paperie and hope to see your lovely make again next week. Kim

lisa said...

Well done for not being daunted too much Clare, it was well worth the persistence. I love all the detail. A really pretty card.

Lisax

Jacilynn said...

Great image! super gorgeous coloring! Hope you are doing well!
x

Kat said...

Well done Clare for not giving up. This is fantastic. I think I would have put it aside for a while. Need simple things at the moment.

Kat xx

CraftyC said...

What a lovely card Clare, a great image
Clairexx

Littleted62 said...

Don't know why you were worried, your colouring is fab and I love the colour scheme. Nicki, xx

Donna said...

Beautiful card Clare, love the image and the punched borders, gorgeous colours too :) Donna x

Mina said...

wow Clare such a beautiful stamp and you have coloured it perfectly...gorgeous card
Mina xxx

Mina said...

wow Clare such a beautiful stamp and you have coloured it perfectly...gorgeous card
Mina xxx

itsabrt said...

Wow your shading is outstanding and leaves me longing for spring! BR-T

April Rose said...

You did a beautiful job of coloring in all those details! This is a lovely card

Neenie said...

Beautiful card, Clare! Love your colouring of this detailed image. Great layout too.x :)

Sarita said...

Fantastic card Clare, love the image and the colours too.
I'm still getting over my cold, thank you for your get well wishes!
Love Sarita xx

Mandy said...

Hi Clare,
Gorgeous card love the image and the dp..fab borders love that punch still waiting to get mine..i have something for you over on my blog..
Mandy xx

Kat said...

Me again Clare - I've left something for you on my blog.

Kat xx

Craftypagan said...

Hey chick! Beautiful card, that image is gorgeous and I love your colouring! Thanks so much for joining our first ever challenge at Quixotic Challenges. Hope to see you again next week! Hugs, Rowena-QP Design Team

Wendy said...

Beautiful Clare, all the cards you have added since my last visit are lovely
Wendy x

idelangle said...

tres tres jolie réalisation ,j'aime beaucoup c'est magnifique amitié
isabelle
http://isadtleselfes.canalblog.com/

Dawn said...

Stunning and the image is coloured beautifully!