Saturday 14 March 2009

Welly and Flowers

The Pink Elephant challenge this week is to use the following colours:

Pink, Green and Brown

And all I can say is that this was a pure Eureka moment! I was really struggling of how to add green into a card when I remembered I had this welly template from Craftwork Cards. And wellies are green! Add some flowers (pink and brown of course) and ta-dah! Challenge met!

The green card is from my stash and I've chalked it vigorously to give it some definition and highlights. I really enjoy using chalks - it takes me back to when I was at college and used a lot of charcoal and chalks when I did life drawing classes.

The flowers have been cut using my lovely Cuttlebug flowers die and the papers are yet more off cuts from Huge Funky Love - the card candy is from Craftwork Cards.

And this card will be for my Mum for Mothers Day - so organised eh?!


  1. wow what a great take on the colour challenge and great idea going with the green wellies...although I have slightly gone off them at the know why....have a great weekend
    Hugs Kath xxxxx

  2. Can't believe how well you have done the chalking !!! *I thought it was a real welly at first. Amazing and a really effective card.

    Ann xxx (from the Pink Elephant Challenge)

  3. I have to agree with Ann! That looks like a real Welly (here we call them rubber, rain or barn boots). Amazing. When I first clicked on your link, I thought you had made flower decorations for your boots. The chalking makes that boot come to life. I am in awe! Thanks for joining us at TPE this week!

  4. Oooh i love it - the welly is super cool!

    x x x

  5. Oh wow I thought it was a real welly at first glance! Fabulous card and wonderful chalking and shading


  6. Fabulous Wellie Ruth! You've done a brilliant job with the clever...great take on our challenge this week :)

    Carol x

  7. How creative!!!

    Thanks for joining us at TPE!!


  8. Great job!! Looks fabulously real!! Awesome depth!! The flowers are perfect!!

    ~Lori R (TPE)


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