Monday, February 27, 2012

Fresh strawberries

     Our challenge this week at The Kraft Journal is "Farm Fresh".  I found this great digi stamp of strawberries  in my stash and colored it up with Copics.  The card base is a 3 7/8" square of Brown Kraft Cover Weight cardstock.  I then punched a 5" square piece of the same with a MS punch around the page set and attached that to the card base.
     I then added some designer paper that I encircled with Dark Jewel Hemp Cord.  My image is popped up on pop dots and matted with Brown Kraft.  I added a bow of 7 Gypsies Savannah Seam Binding and some buttons tied with Hang Tag String.
     It's a smaller card than I usually make, but it packs a punch with that image.  We'd love to see you join the challenge this week.  Just use some kraft or a Kraft Outlet product and link your creation up by 6:00 p.m. EST on Sunday to get your name in the hat for this months $15.00 gift voucher, a Top Three of the Week spot, or a Feature Me Friday Spot.
     I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Crafty Boots--food glorious food
Crafty Catz--something beginning with "B" (buttons, berries, bow, border)
My Mum's Craft Shop--buttons and ribbons
Sisterhood of Crafters--use a digi

     Have a fabulous week!

Kraft Outlet Supplies

Brown Kraft Cover Weight cardstock
Dark Jewel Hemp Cord
7 Gypsies Savannah Seam Binding
Hang Tag String

Other Supplies

Paper:  DCWV, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamp:  Digi Doodle Shops "Strawberries"
Ink:  Copics
Tools:  Martha Stewart Modern Garland punch set, Nestabilities Labels Two (S4-162), EK Success corner rounder
Miscellaneous:  buttons from my stash


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Gorgeous Tracy!! Love your coloring of the strawberries, choice of patterned dp and layout!! Perfect!!

Anne said...

Tracy what perfect colouring!

Pam said...

Fantastic! Love your coloring! This is really pretty.

Ira Huberts said...

Oh Tracy, your card is delicious in every respect!! Hugs, Ira x

Audrey Pettit said...

Wow, beautiful, Tracy! Your coloring is out of this world. Makes those sweet strawberries really pop. LOVE the fancy edging here, too!

Dorcas said...

Cute Cute Cute!!

NickelNook said...

This one is super YUMMY, Tracy! Those berries are perfectly colored right down to their white tips! It won't be much longer before we'll be picking that delicious fruit, will it? Well, I guess it might be longer for some of us! lol :o)

Betsy said...

Very pretty! That strawberry image is gorgeous!! Love how you used the hemp around the border of the die cut.

Ros said...

Wow!! Stunning creation ... love those juicy starwberries

Jayne said...

Very pretty card. I like how you punched the front and of course your fabulous colouring.
Jayne x

Jen Cuthbertson said...

This is gorgeous, Tracy! Those strawberries are colored to perfection and I love the button and ribbon treatments. Great job!

LilyPinkScraps said...

So lovely Tracy - would look great on display on an old pine kitchen dresser :)

angelwhispers said...

Yummy and so life like just gorgeous colouring! Chanelle xxx

Jennifer said...

This definitely has a fresh air feel to it! I love your colouring and the fantastic bow!

Linda R said...

What a wonderful card.. Those strawberry's look yummy!!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Just beautiful Tracy! Your coloring is amazing and I love the design! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘USING DIGIS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'

Dee's Craft Room said...

Great project and your colouring is fab. I love your strawberry stamp, it is just perfect for our Food, Glorious Food challenge.

Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Shelby said...

Beautiful coloring and with perfect highlighting and shading. You've definitely brought the image to life. Thanks for joining us at MMCS


Marlies said...

A gorgeous card! I love the edge punch and the strawberries look ready to eat! Great colouring! hugs, Marlies

Debbie said...

Tracy, I love how you framed this beautiful digi.


Diane's Card Designs said...

Wow...your card is beautiful. Love the image and the shape around the card. Such a lovely colour combo and pretty ribbon. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
Diane xx

lindyloo said...

stunning!!! your colouring is brill thank you for joining us at crafty catz linda x