Sugar Stitch

As promised a card! After a very lazy Easter weekend with very little crafting going on – shock! Horror! I have managed to finish this card for you today.

I’ve used the Twilight In Provence Papers from Designs By Krista which, btw, is only $1 and Krista has a sale going on at her shop with lots of yummy downloadable kits for fantastic prices.

The beautiful Sugar Nellie stamp is coloured with my usual mix of Derwent and Prismacolor pencils but I’ve also used the Shimmerz paints Blue Sky, Sunflower and Sugar Plum to add that extra shine.

Then you might notice a bit of hand stitching again?

Stamp – Sugar Nellie
Inks – VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaColor blue; Distress inks broken china, lavender
Colouring – Prismacolor pencils; Derwent pencils; Sansodor; Shimmerz paints
Papers – Designs By Krista
Usual suspects – Double-sided tape; Paper trimmer; scissors
Other – Embroidery thread; needle

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 14 April 2009 / 10:10 am

    Beautiful, I love the colours, fab layout too.

  2. 14 April 2009 / 10:16 am

    Wow Kim this is such a beautiful card. I just love the colors you use and the layout. Great job!


  3. 14 April 2009 / 11:12 am

    Gorgeous card. Love the image and the colours you’ve used. Michele x

  4. 14 April 2009 / 11:25 am

    ♥♥love this♥♥ Kim…..sooooo sweet!!!

  5. 14 April 2009 / 12:20 pm

    Oh this is just delightful. Love the unusual colour combo and your hand stitching is superb and just adds that extra finishing touch. Hugs from Desire

  6. 14 April 2009 / 12:27 pm

    What an amazing layout,and I love the colours, where do you get your ideas from, you make my cards look very boring!

  7. 14 April 2009 / 1:11 pm

    Awesome it is stunning I love it.

    Lorraine x

  8. 14 April 2009 / 2:05 pm

    Kim this is fabulous. x

  9. 14 April 2009 / 4:18 pm

    love you card kim, I like how you have taken it to another level with the stitching I must say I love the purple hair… oh to be original ju x

  10. 14 April 2009 / 6:21 pm

    Love everything about this card – the colours, the layout and especially the stitching. It’s the work of a master.

  11. 15 April 2009 / 8:24 pm

    Kim, Kim, Kim….How do you do it! Just when I think you can’t top yourself, you do! Love it.

  12. 15 April 2009 / 8:33 pm

    WOW this is brilliant loving all the shimmer on her and super cool colours, hugs Pops x x x

  13. 16 April 2009 / 7:59 am

    WOW this is stunning Kim, such pretty colours and the stitching is fab.

    Joanne x

  14. 16 April 2009 / 8:14 am

    What a beautiful card!!! 🙂 Love the stitching – will try that soon! 🙂

  15. 16 April 2009 / 1:25 pm

    I love the colour combo! And i just loveeeeeeee the way you played with the heart in the center!

  16. 16 April 2009 / 6:12 pm

    Oh Kim, this is so beautiful, colours, image everything. Love those shimmerz pains, give such a beautiful effect. I saw that you order from where I work (CUL), what a small world we live in? Hugs Heidi xxx

  17. 17 April 2009 / 7:31 pm

    Stunning card Kim. I just adore these LE designs! Your LO is fab as well!
    Hugs, Vicky x

  18. 17 April 2009 / 8:50 pm

    What a terrific card. Love how you have stitched the flaps down..clever.

  19. 18 April 2009 / 6:11 pm

    WOW, I love the idea with a heart and hand stitching.

    And colours, super!


  20. 18 April 2009 / 6:11 pm

    WOW, I love the idea with a heart and hand stitching.

    And colours, super!


  21. 23 April 2009 / 12:37 am

    Wow, the colors on this are fabulous! Love love love this!

  22. 25 April 2009 / 5:15 am

    Okay, please tell me I can buy this card. If not, I will die of a broken heart. Not even stitches will put it back together. It’s completely over the top!

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