Saturday 1 September 2012

Digi Haven DT Card

I was so pleased to be asked to be a guest designer for Digi Haven for the current monthly challenge which is "Anything Goes", and then I was delighted and amazed that I was asked to become a full DT member!  I've been playing along with most of the challenges since the Digi Haven blog started, so, of course I jumped at the chance to join the DT. All you have to do to play along is to use a free digi, there are loads of links on the site to free images of all sorts, and hey, who doesn't like a freebie?!  I certainly do and I'm slowly amassing a huge collection!
This lil' cutie is from Sliekje, she has some gorgeous images, all of them free, I'm a massive fan of them.  You can find the one I used here, but do have a browse through them all as there are so many to choose from.
I coloured most of the image with Promarkers and Flexmarkers and paper pieced the kimono with two different papers.  I then added a silky lustre to the front panels, where the kimono opens, with a Sakura Pen and some Aqua Stickles.
The papers are all Papermania Oriental, from a collector's pack, as are the tag and photo corners.  I've had it lurking in my stash for ages, I'm not sure why I don't used it more often as the bright colours and bold colours are very much up my street.
I finished my card with a coin charm, some baker's twine, a bow and some pink and blue pearls.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Sweet Stampin' - inspired by a song - Turning Japanese by the Vapours
Ladybug Crafts Ink - paper piecing
Shopping Or Stash - #66 - use your favourite things, I used patterned papers, a free digi and a bow
Craft Room Challenge - pins and/or charms, I used a coin charm
Sweet Stamps - #81 - favourite techniques, I love colouring with Promarkers and paper piecing
Use it Tuesday - #38 - ribbon.  My hoarded item is the ancient paper pack I used


  1. Oh wow Wendy totally beautiful xx

  2. Fabulous card Wendy, love the cute image and fabulous paper piecing.Congratulations on your DT position, so well desserved..

    luv CHRISSYxx

  3. Conratulations on your new DT place, you will be a great asset to their team.
    Your card is gorgeous, I love the image, you have coloured her so beautifully and the papers are fabulous


  4. Wendy this card is amazing and the details and extra little touches are fabulous. We are so happy and very excited to have you join us on the Digi Haven DT. We have a lot of fun and comraderie behind the scenes as you will soon see. Welcome!! ♥ Denise

  5. This is so gorgeous! Welcome on board of the Digi Haven design team, I am really looking forward working with you!
    Hugs xx Sandra

  6. This is stunning love the papers and all the little extras.

  7. Adorable card - your colouring is fantastic.
    Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink Xx

  8. so stunning wendy.gorgeous colours and i love the image :D

    xx coops xx

  9. gorgeous card wendy..your colouring is beautiful...pam

  10. Stunning card Wendy..Congrats on new DT, I have just popped over to have a look and now a follower.
    Wendy xx

  11. Your embellishments work perfectly with the oriental theme! Thanks for playing along with UIT!

  12. gorgeous card, and congrats on your GDT spot xx

  13. Fab card, the colours and colouring in are amazing

  14. Just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Use it Tuesday! :)

  15. Hi, gorgeous oriental card, so sweet, lovely details.
    Thanks for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge, good luck;-))m

  16. A lovely card, your paper piecing is fabulous! I love the colours, and that little charm is perfect. Thanks for joining in with our Charms & Pins theme over at the Craft-Room Challenge.

    Maria x

  17. Wonderful little digi stamp. Gorgeous. Michelle x

  18. fabulous colouring of this image and congrats on your design team appointment! love the arrangement of this card as well! Thanks for joining in the Shopping our Stash favorite things challenge this week!

  19. This image is adorable and colored so prettily! Love your card. Thanks so much for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  20. Hi Wendy, so sorry I've not been by for absolutely ages! Things will change in the next couple of weeks as school goes back tomorrow and I get some time back!!!

    Gorgeous card and love that image.

    Look out for more regular visits - now then, is a promise or a threat?!


    PS - Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.

  21. Brilliant card, love the paper choice and digi :o) Thank you so much for joining us for our Charms and pins challenge and look forward to seeing you for our collage challenge this fortnight! Hugs

    Nikki Craft room challenge DT

  22. What a great card ;o)
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week!

  23. This little digi is adorable! Love the colors, the pink pearls and the charm! Lovely!! So much wonderful detail! Thanks for being a September Anything Goes Digi Haven Guest Designer! And congrats on joining our team!!
    sandy's crafty creations

  24. A fab card and a tune I remember well from my late teens/early twenties! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  25. Hi Wendy,
    Welcome in our great DT!
    Love your work!!! The card is wonderful!
    Digi Haven DT

  26. so cute! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,




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