Wednesday, February 4, 2009

2 Sketches 4 You Sketch 19

Just a quickie today folks.....and after a whole day painting door frames...skirting boards and doors with 15 glass panels.....I  am losing the plot big time so I just had to sneak away last night to the cubby hole for a little bit of crafting therapy and what better medicine than my favourite challenge.
The sketch this week on 2 Sketches 4 You is from Kazan and this week we are welcoming the new Spring Design Team.....wow I think we are in for more treats and lots of inspiration....looking  forward to seeing all their fabulous work.


Papers: MME....Just Dreamy 2 Collection
Sentiment: Basic Grey White Choc Chip Alphabet
And a little bit of hand stitching to finish off....I have tried stitching with my small craft sewing machine and my proper Singer.....which is years old and has helped me make curtains...cushions and clothes at one point but it is trying to get the tension right so I took a tip from one of my favourite crafters.....the lovely and very talented Peet ....click HERE for instructions from the expert and honestly....it didn't take too long...in fact probably less time than it takes me to thread the sewing machine and get the thread through the eye of the needle.....I tell you I am usually cross eyed doing that little chore....so it's hand stitching from now on for me.
Big apologies for yesterday's duff info.....me thinks that TH....is on QVC with Dawn Bibby next week....sorry folks got me dates a little bit mixed up......which is hardly surprising...sometimes I don't even know which day of the week it is.....Well must dash.....a paint brush with my name on it awaits.....back tomorrow with sneaky peeks......Hugs Kath xxxx

40 comments:

Alison said...

Aww Kath put it down to the paint fumes lol. this card is fabulous the colours are goregous. another beauty of a card. Don't work too hard now painting :)

Unfading Spring said...

Well Kath you have done it again, great card. Love those papers, and great colour combo. Sure to be a winner.

Carol x

Don't work too hard !!

Eveline said...

Hi Kath, beautiful card for 2s4y.
Eveline.

Happy Crafter said...

Hi Kath, A gorgeous card yet again love the papers and colours you've used :)
Val xxx

JACKIE said...

love the card Kath, stitching adds that something extra....see when your finnished all your decorating, pop over the hill and make a start on mine.lol....got a painter and decorator for a partner and he aint picked up a paintbrush here in a long time...he's always too busy doing everyone elses.....dont be working too had though....hugs Jackie xx

Jose said...

Great card Kath, just love those colours and the stitching too, great idea
Jose xx

Beth said...

Gorgeous card Kath! I love the colours and sweet sentiment! xx

Craftyanny said...

Gorgeous card Cath, love the colours you chosen on this one

Ewonne said...

Your card is Sweet & Adorable ♥♥ And a superb color combo as well!!

scrapjackie said...

Beautiful card Kath and I love this stitching! Makes sense for Timmy to be on qvc next week as the big UK trade show starts the following weekend and he usually takes classes at it, so he would be in the country.

Kim Piggott said...

Wow this is fabulous!
Love your flower and your stitching looks brilliant.
I will record next week thanks Kath!
hugs
kim x

~dawne said...

What a beautiful card Kath. I really love this color combo together & your stitching job is great!!

Peet said...

Love the colors, Kath. Such a gorgeous card is this!!!!
Hugs,
Peet

Martha said...

Beautiful card Kath!!! The stitching looks great :) I do the stiching by hand also, because my machine doesn't do, what I want it to do...

Allison said...

the colours are so vibrant - love it
Allisonx

Oliva said...

Gorgeous!!!

Jamie Martin said...

This is super cute!

Maria Matter said...

So glad you were able to take a wee break and make this beauty!!! Love the flower and your hand stitching...just adds such a special little touch! I must put my pens away and pull out my needle & thread!
Blessings, Maria

Moni said...

Great card! Hugs, Moni

didi said...

magnifique
c'est superbe !

Marja Sch said...

Wow fabulous card.

Kazan Clark said...

This card is so gorgeous - I love the detail and the paper you used. Really Kath your talent never fails to amaze me!
Hugs
Kazan

Heidi Van Laar said...

Absolutely beautiful Kath! I love the colors!

cheryln said...

fabulous! love the stitching and the colors!

Cassie said...

Kath, this is a great card!

Carol said...

Gorgeous Kath, those papers are lush and i love what you've done with them, great stitching too!

Hugs
carol x

Sherry Wright said...

This turned out great, lovely job!

Terrie B x said...

Your card is `gorgeous` Kath..love your sewing...I v just done a bit of hand stitch on one of my cards I`m sick of snappin the flamin needle on my big machine..lol...
Not gonna tell ya long it takes to sew one line on a card for me..lol...
Not to worry about Tim tho...a whole week of dreaming about him till you see him in the flesh next
week You know what I mean....lol..
Have a lovely Thursday:)~X~

Daniela said...

So pretty !

Lulu said...

Awesome!! Love the stitching!

Christina Hill said...

I love that card. It's adorable! Ha! :)

Tip Top said...

Love the colours on this!

Mrs J said...

It's just as the card says Kath, sweet & sdorable! Love it (as always!)
Hugs Mrs Jx

Lea L. said...

So fun and pretty! I love the colors! Great job with Kazan's sketch!

~Lea

N2ScrapN4Fun said...

Very pretty. What awesome colors.

Berdien said...

Oooh wow...gorgeous card !! I love the colors!!

Amarins said...

Such a pretty card.
Greetings,
Amarins

Jozza said...

The colours of this are just lush. Great card Kath xxx

Julie Campbell said...

This is SPECTACULAR! Great details!!! Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge!!!

tina q. said...

Such a pretty card! It really catches your eye!

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