Strawberry Cherries

Can you believe that it is Friday already? It is a quite dreary Friday, too; the sun seems to have gone and it is very overcast here in London.

Hey ho, I’m keeping summer going with this card for the Whiff of Joy Blog Hop Call. Katharina is launching some new stamps on the 25th July and she is looking for volunteers to take part in a blog hop – wahoo, what fun. You have til the 8th July to throw your name into the mix with this lovely and unusual sketch.

Details: I’ve used Willow with Strawberry Basket from the Summer 2009 kit, coloured with Copics and Promarkers and matched her up with HOTP papers. I’ve backed her with vellum and made a vellum lace border. The handmade embellishments are made from felt, jute ribbon from Quixotic Paperie and buttons. The card is finished with some hand-stitching 🙂

Hope you have a lovely day and that the sun is shining where you are (unless it is night of course!).

Stamp – Whiff Of Joy; My Cute Stamps Sentiment
Ink – VersaFine Onyx
Papers – HOTP
Colouring – Letraset Promarkers; Copic Pens
Usual Suspects – Silicone glue; Paper trimmer; Double-sided tape
Other – felt; embroidery thread; ribbon; buttons; Jute ribbon; Vellum; Fiskars lace emboss punch; Cuttlebug; Nesties

39 thoughts on “Strawberry Cherries”

  1. Kim this is fabulous! I love it. Your colouring is fab, and the colours are yummy.

    LOVE those handmade embellishments. Great way to use the jute ribbon!

    Did I mention that I love it? 😉

  2. Beautiful card! I love the papers you have used and the flowers are gorgeous. Your stitiching is great. 🙂

    Have a lovely day

  3. Amazing card Kim! Those handmade embellishments are just fabulous!
    Wonderful colouring 😉
    Good Luck with the BHC.
    It's just started to rain here..not nice…but it still hasn't cooled down 🙁
    Have a great weekend.
    Carole x

  4. Hi Kim, I love your card, the colours are just beautiful and your colouring and all the gorgeous details are superb. Love the felt flowers, they're wonderful. Have a great weekend. Chris xx

  5. Wow this is gorgeous it must have taken you ages and ages but it is stunning, love it all and the stitching is fab, have a great weekend hugs pops x

  6. OMG this is just stunning. Love the image you've used and the beautiful colouring. Yummy papers and flowers also. Hope you have a lovely weekend. Hugs Michele x

  7. Kim, this is gorgeous!! I love how you have found papers that go with your image so well! Thanks for stopping by my blog with your kind words.
    have a wonderful weekend, janny

  8. Wow Kim, what a scrummy card. I love the papers, a fantastoc shape and you have coloured her in beautifully. Hope you flat is all sorted now, have a great weekend

  9. Oh hon this is just beautiful so love the colors and the flowers are so cute. You sure have uploaded lots of gorgeous work since my last visit dear. Still behind for still working 12 hour days so sorry for being a bad blogger but try when I can hugs

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