Up, Up And Away

Happy Saturday to you all. I have a little bit of stitching for you today. I had a bee in my bonnet about wanting to stitch this The Greeting Farm stamp – don’t ask me why but it was an itch I just had to scratch LOL! Now I’ve done it I’m not so sure about it LOL!

The paper is Cosmo Cricket Early Bird and I’ve used a Kraft card base, probably one of my favourite combinations at the moment – oh I love my Kraft card – Tee Hee!


The heart sentiment is a doodle in the style of the TGF stamp with a Prismacolor Premier Illustration markers and then layered up on a button with the stamped ‘Be Free’. The crochet lace is from Quixotic Paperie and I’ve cut it in half and threaded it with some ribbon.


Right I’m off to see if I can hunt down the parcel that Royal Mail was supposed to be redelivering to me yesterday, and we didn’t even get fresh snow for them to get stuck in. Wish me luck it might be a long hunt!

Have a lovely Saturday
Kim


Materials:
Stamp – The Greeting Farm Fly Away
Paper – Cosmo Cricket Early Bird
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue; double-sided tape
Othercrochet lace; Thread; needle; seam ripper; Kraft Card; button; Prismacolour Premier Illustration markers; paper piercer; Ribbon; Nestibilities; cuttlebug

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37 Comments

  1. January 9, 2010 / 7:49 am

    Wow Kim your card is beautiful! Your stitching is wonderful.
    Hugs Jacqueline

  2. January 9, 2010 / 8:35 am

    Stunning card Kim, the paper pierced ballon looks awesome, and i love the colours!

    Fern xx

  3. January 9, 2010 / 9:09 am

    Hi Kim,
    Wow this is fantastic. A really carefree card and your stitch work is amazing. I'm well impressed.
    Hugs,
    Fiona x

  4. January 9, 2010 / 10:19 am

    OMG this is gorgeous.
    So wondeeful stitching. Fantastic work Kim.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  5. January 9, 2010 / 10:22 am

    What a great idea to stitch over the stamping – It looks fabulous. You're very creative Kim. TFS

    Love Lynda xxx

  6. January 9, 2010 / 10:40 am

    Wow hun how unusual is this love it.
    Hugs Jacqui x

  7. January 9, 2010 / 11:52 am

    Beautiful card….I love how you've done the lacy bit.

  8. January 9, 2010 / 12:18 pm

    Your balloon looks so lovely stitched! Love all the texture in your card,
    Really fab work,
    Love Sarita xx

  9. January 9, 2010 / 1:27 pm

    this card is crazy!!! you put a lot of work into the stitching!!! just fabulous

  10. January 9, 2010 / 2:14 pm

    Kim oh my word this is GREAT!!! I just LOVE how you did your balloon!!! Stunning colors and FANTASTIC image!!! Gorgeous card!!!

  11. January 9, 2010 / 4:41 pm

    Stunning card Kim & so creative (as always). Hope you had a fab Christmas & wishing you a happy, healthy 2010 🙂

    Hope you're having a great weekend & keeping warm.

    Hugs
    Tracey
    x

  12. January 9, 2010 / 6:12 pm

    It works wonderfully Kim, lends a countrified feel to the card and definately needed Kraft Card
    x Michelle

  13. January 9, 2010 / 7:05 pm

    Hi Kim, your card is a fun one, and the way youve stitched it makes it really stand out of the card. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

  14. January 9, 2010 / 8:55 pm

    Wonderful stitching.

    hugs, moi

  15. January 9, 2010 / 9:20 pm

    I'm now looking at all my stamps to see which I can stitch over! Great idea! love it.

  16. January 9, 2010 / 9:53 pm

    this is beautiful sweetie, i adore the stitching, that must have taken a while, beautiful papers and embellies too 🙂

    xx

    Martine

  17. January 9, 2010 / 10:03 pm

    Awesome card Kim, wow, your stitching is fabulous!
    Hope you got your parcel…I had two sacks of parcels delivered to me yesterday…the postman hadn't been since Tuesday…it was like Christmas again!
    BTW..the Penny Black image is called Meeting Shelty…let me know if you want any images.
    Hugs
    Carole x

  18. January 10, 2010 / 2:20 am

    That is an adorable card!

  19. January 10, 2010 / 3:12 am

    This fabulous Kim! Love the stitching around the balloon!

  20. January 10, 2010 / 9:45 am

    This is gorgeous and i think the stitching makes it more realistic

  21. January 10, 2010 / 11:19 am

    Kim I think your stitching if just perfect, it really makes the balloon stand out. Love the colours too.

    Hope you find your parcel.

    hugs
    Kaye x

  22. January 10, 2010 / 2:39 pm

    OMG! I love the stitching! FABULOUS job!

  23. January 10, 2010 / 2:51 pm

    Oh I love this to pieces Kim!!!

  24. January 10, 2010 / 11:39 pm

    Wow girl!!!!! This is just awesome!! I so love it and love your stitching dear. So talented dear Hugs

  25. January 11, 2010 / 2:26 pm

    Kim, you always have the best ideas. I really love this card and I think the stitching is just perfection!
    Hugs Jeanette

  26. January 11, 2010 / 9:05 pm

    Hi Kim!! WOW!! This is just darling hun!! I love your stitching details!! You're so creative girl!! HUGS

  27. January 12, 2010 / 3:10 am

    Gorgeous color scheme and very smart idea for those wonderfully done stitching job :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

  28. January 12, 2010 / 4:31 am

    Oh I love the stitching incorporated into the card as well as the Kraft stock! Beth

  29. January 12, 2010 / 9:59 am

    Simply stunning i love evrything about it, perfect and such a gorgeous colour combo too, big hugs Posp x

  30. January 12, 2010 / 4:19 pm

    Love this! Would never have thought of stitching this image but it looks fab! ~♥~

  31. January 12, 2010 / 9:19 pm

    oh, I love the stitching!!!! this is adorable!
    Blessings, Maria

  32. January 13, 2010 / 12:54 am

    Well and truly beautifully scratched I'd say Kim 😀 and I love it, it's such a great idea and looks perfect. I'm a bit addicted to the kraft card myself, it looks fantastic with your CC paper. Hope you tracked your parcel down, we haven't had any post for nearly a week so I might have to do the same as you. Hope you're well sweetie. Big hugs, Chris x

  33. January 13, 2010 / 6:41 pm

    Oh my goodness! So excited.. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card!! Sooo different, the colours are amazing and the stitching is incredible. Fantastic piece of work (and I NEVER enthuse like this unless I really mean it).. honest!

    Hugs,
    Chris xx

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