Saturday 10 September 2011

Allsorts GDT card

It's another grey day here in Northern'd think I'd be used to it by now! Anyhow, I don't feel so guilty about not cutting the grass when it's drizzling again! Today I'm Guest Designer and joint sponsor on the Allsorts Challenge blog where the theme is "flowers and swirls". I've used Rosebud from my floral collection of digis on A Passion for Stamps and coloured it with Promarkers.

Just while I'm talking about Promarkers ...I  have just had the chance to try out a set of their new FLEXMARKERS.  I must say, they are very impressive!! I love the new brush type nib and, while they do take a little bit of getting used to, I'll definitely be having some more! I hope to upload a card soon showing them.

I have been assured that I'll be able to have another Promarker giveaway on my blog soon (ie as soon as they arrive!) which will be open to followers old and new, so please watch out for this!

Back to the card! I have glittered the swirls but it's not showing up too well in the photo. I find myself saying that  a lot lately - must be something to do with our weather! Maybe I should try a daylight lamp or a light box. Any suggestions are welcome.

The swirls are a mixture of Marianne Creatables and Cuttlebug designs and the paper is My Mind's Eye.
Thanks for looking,
Crafty Catz ..ribbon 
Creative Card Crew  ..anything goes
Marianne Design Divas ...anything goes
Papertake Weekly ...anything goes


  1. Hi Ruth, what a lovely card!! Very elegant and I love that design paper you used. Sorry for my absence, have been soo busy with the start of the schoolyear. I hope things will settle down soon. Hugs, Frea

  2. This is beautiful Ruth,love your image and the swirls are gorgous.Hope you are having a lovely weekend.
    Wendy xx

  3. Such elegant flowers and swirls, Ruth. Lovely as always!!!

  4. Your creation is very elegant Ruth and as always lovely use of your punches and dies.

    Thank you so much for being our sponsor and Guest Designer at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  5. Hi Ruth
    A gorgeous and beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

  6. Beautiful card Ruth; the rose image is gorgeous. xx

  7. stunning card ruth.the rose is beautiful and i love your colouring and design :D

    xx coops xx

  8. super card, love the detail..thanks for joining in with CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

  9. OMGosh this is one gorgeous creation,
    fabulous colour theme, I love the ribbons and the image is adorable its just perfect for our Challenge this week,

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge #99 Ribbons,

    I hope you can join us again next week

    I have some new Calorie free candy if you are interested

    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

  10. Wow ,stunning creation ,elegant and so beauty!
    Thank you for joining our debut challenge at Marianne´s Design Divas!
    Good luck for the Challenge ,i hope your will return with another amazing card next time!
    Hugs Artesania DT

  11. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at Creative card Crew for this challenge
    Margaret :o)


Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a comment, it's lovely to hear from you. Ruth