Monday 10 August 2009

MTSC32 gets fruity and an award for me!

I made this following a previous Tuesday Sketch Challenge of Mercy's . (MTSC32).
(Week before last).
It was my first attempt at colouring a pear with my Copics.
(From my Faceless fruit set from Peachy Keen.)
I added the faces from my Potted Happy Flower set.
I'm quite pleased with it except for the sentiment. I hand wrote it and it lets the card down.
I'll put a tag of some description over it and it'll be fine.
I Cuttlebugged the dark green mat punched the border with a friend's MS border punch.
(Gotta get me that punch)!!!!
I shaped the pears and mounted them on the red card with silicone.
Added a few red gems from my stash and a length of ribbon and there you have it!
(I will use sturdier card for the fruit next time, as this card is a bit thin and creases a bit too easily when shaping).

I received this wonderful award from the mega talented Lori!! Yes! ME!

You should see her work!! She has a fabulous blog filled to the brim with delight in every post, so I'm honoured that Lori should think I inspire HER, when actually, it's the other way around!
Thank you SO much Lori.

Have a great week! Viv xxx


Jackie said...

Absolutely stunning card Viv, I well remember you playing with those pears :o)
Don't be surprised when crafters are inspired by you, try and look at your work with an unbiased eye and you will see why :o)
Jackie xx

Lisa B said...

I totally disagree with you! There is nothing wrong with the sentiment at all! When I used to craft with my friend her young daughter told me when I was frustrated on how a project turned out..."You can't mess it up, it is homemade" I was like you are right!
Beautiful card as always :)
Lisa said...

PEAR-fect Viv and so is your script.
So I'd leave it be ;)

Christine said...

Gorgeous card Viv very creative great.

Christine xx

Christine said...

Sorry Viv forgot to congrat you on the award well deserved...

Hugs Christine xx

Anonymous said...

This is adorable- great job coloring those pears too!!

Beth Norman said...

What a pear-fect sentiment. Look, we all think it is--have we changed your mind? Very cute card, Viv!

Mrs B said...

Viv, I love those pears!!! You did a great job using your Copics!!! Congrats on the award!!!!

shulsart said...

Oh, this is just too cute. I needed a smile and a chuckle this morning and this certainly did the trick. These little pears are adorable and I love the simplicity of the card. Thanks so much for sharing, Viv.

Lorie said...

Your pears are adorable, and you are VERY deserving of the award!! You inspire me with every visit to your wonderful blog!!

Lorie said...

Awwww! Those are some cute little pears. I have no idea how to use Copics, and I don't even own any, but you do great work with them! BTW, you are VERY deserving of an inspiration award! :-D

KathyJ Peachy Keen Stamps said...

WOW... this card is just adorable, Viv! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with the world! Of course, an added plus that you used our stamps!! :)Big Hugs!! Kathy

Natalie said...

Congratulations on your award Viv. I love your card, the pears are so cute. x