Whiff of Joy Guest DT Call

>> Thursday, 2 July 2009

Katherina is looking for 15 people to become Guest DT members for a blog hop to celebrate WOJ’s first birthday.  To enter you need to make a card following the sketch on her blog. 

This is an unusual shape but I really like how its turned out.  I love this WOJ image, she is my all time favourite (so far!) and I’ve coloured her with distress inks.  I’ve layered the butterflies using card and vellum.  I wanted to spritz them with glimmer mist but it made the vellum go all curly so I started again and added some sparkle using a glitter pen. 




I’ve tried to show the dimension of the butterflies by taking a photo from a different angle.





My peel off markers came in handy again to colour the pearls and brad.

Now don’t fall off your chair but I’ve decorated the inside too!  I needed to really because of the shape of the front.  I kept it simple and added another butterfly.WOJ2


Card Recipe

WOJ4Stamps:  Whiff of Joy (Papermania sentiment)

Colouring medium: Distress inks – Pine Needles (trousers, belt and hairband) Spiced Marmalade (top), Fired Brick (flowers), Tea Dye & Walnut Stain (hair, shoes & basket)

Paper: My Minds Eye

Embellishments: Quickutz butterfly, Quickutz tag, pearls, silver dragonflies, Cuttlebug corner die

Tools: Circle & oval nesties, MS scallop punch


Danielle 3 July 2009 at 00:36  

This card is a real beauty Sharon - you did a fab job with this challenging layout and the papers you've chosen and the WOJ image is gorgeous! Excellent job ....
Hugs, Danielle

stephanne 3 July 2009 at 05:24  

Very pretty, love all your butterflies and dragonflies and the colouring is magical!!

Kim Piggott 3 July 2009 at 08:13  

Oh Sharon what a beautiful card!
Love your fabulous design and your wonderful colour and detail!
Have a great weekend!
kim x

debby4000 3 July 2009 at 09:10  

Oh she is gorgeous and I adore the butterflies.

Littleted62 3 July 2009 at 09:30  

Gorgeous - I love everything about it, the detailing is superb. Nicki, xx.

Kim Dellow 3 July 2009 at 09:41  

That is really sweet Sharon, love colours, love the butterflies and dragonflies. Kim

Chris 3 July 2009 at 11:18  

Hi Sharon, your card is absolutely beautiful! I love the shape and your colouring and colour scheme are superb. Hope you're well and that you have a great weekend. Chris xx

Anonymous,  3 July 2009 at 15:10  

So so adorable Sharon!! Such beautiful colors and design!! Those butterflies are gorgeous!! TFS! :)

Riet 3 July 2009 at 18:55  

What a beautiful card Sharon,l love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Anonymous,  3 July 2009 at 23:46  

Fabulous card, Sharon! Your colouring of the cute Willow is perfect and I love the butterflies.

cats whiskers 4 July 2009 at 10:39  

Oh wow huyn what a stunning card this is beautiful colour scheme and great take on the sketch, best of luck withthe GDT
Have a fab sunny weekend
Hugs Jacqui x

cabio's craft corner 5 July 2009 at 09:18  

Beautiful card and love the choice of colors on DP & image.
Good luck to you!

cabio's craft corner 5 July 2009 at 09:19  

Beautiful card and love the choice of colors on DP & image. Wonderful details!

Mina 5 July 2009 at 17:50  

wow Sharon what a stunner...love your soft colouring and beautiful papers...beautiful betterflies...I wish you the best of luck with the call although with your colouring dont think you need it
Mina xxx

Tab 6 July 2009 at 18:42  

Ooooh fab card, just love the sweet image and the colours and papers are divine!
Hugs Tab xxx

Lotti 7 July 2009 at 06:11  

I love the way you combined the circle and oval shapes - stunning effect! The colours and colouring of the image are great, too, of course, as are the butterflies! Lovely card!

Debs 7 July 2009 at 23:14  

Such a lovely card card, youve coloured it beautifully and your butterflies are wonderful. Good Luck.

Rach 10 July 2009 at 13:49  

congratulations on being one of the blog hop guest designers, your card is beautiful. hugs rachxx

Kim Dellow 10 July 2009 at 14:43  

Fantastic job! Can't wait to see what you make for the hop :) KIm

Marga 10 July 2009 at 15:55  

Congratulations!! Your card is fabulous!
xx Marga

Brocéliane 10 July 2009 at 19:51  

congratulations :) your card is very pretty:)

TaraG 19 July 2009 at 14:43  

Oh such a gorgeous card and and your take on the sketch is absolutely sensational...that sketch looked too tricky to me,smile! I can totally see why you are picked for the blog hop DT, Sharon....such a beautiful creation!

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