Waltzingmouse Bedtime Story #1 and Colour Q #200

Raise your hand if you miss Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenges. I imagine there are a lot of hands up in the air right now, including both of mine. I have really missed the weekly challenges, something I always looked forward to each week, but now there is something almost as good to look forward to. Each month after the Waltzingmouse Pajama Party, a new sketch will be posted...a bedtime story sketch and today is Bedtime Story Sketch #1. Here is the sketch we have to use:
Lots of ways to go with this one...but I kept coming back to one idea...using Waltzingmouse French Country and the gorgeous border image from that set.

I chose my colors for this card based on Colour Q #200. The colors this week were
I love this color combination and stamped my border and embossed it with clear embossing powder. I colored the border with copics in colors to match the Colour Q colors. I pinked the edges and layered the border over some navy cardstock. For the background, I used Waltzingmouse Chicken Wire and another pattern and sentiment from French Country.
My last touch was a die cut rooster from PTI On the Farm. I love that little rooster! So, have you made started on your Bedtime Story card yet? You have one week to get one posted to the Waltzingmouse blog...can't wait to see the upcoming sketches every month.

19 comments:

-Aneta- said...

Cathy I just adore your card !! I fell in love with the french style and your card is just perfection and an eye candy :)

Marybeth said...

Cathy I love the colors and all your wonderful stamping on this beauty! You did great job with the chicken wire and the FC soo pretty! I am hoping to sneak away and make one too.

I was waving my hand like mad!!! Love, love your take on the sketch. The colours, the stamps - all just perfect!

LeAnne said...

I haven't played with any of the WM challenges, but I am certainly enjoying the samples I am seeing! I love this French Country look and it works great with the CQC colors! Thanks for playing!

Cathy...just beautiful and your colors from ColourQ are so perfect for this fabulous set.

Jeanne J said...

You know I'm missing the sketches too - but now I get to play with you again here Cathy! I really love the colors - the way you colored the border and that die cut chicken. Can you believe I haven't used my chicken wire yet? You've inspired me to get it out here! The little sentiment tab reminds me of a hand written recipe card tab!

Rhonda said...

Oh my! Love this one Cathy. I like the slant of the pretty border.

Kara said...

This is so gorgeous! I love the way you have colored this border stamp!!

This is beautiful Cathy. Such a lovely color scheme, and that chicken wire background looks amazing with your rooster. Awesome job with this challenge. I'm glad you could play along!

Pauline said...

This is beautiful Cathy, these colours are perfect for this set! So pretty!

Sylvia said...

Lovely card, Cathy, that rooster is fabulous! Thanks for joining in the fun at the colourQ this week.

Kate said...

So much to love in this card. The backgrounds which work together so perfectly, the beautiful colouring on that border stamp, the little tab and to top it all off that rooster is AMAZING.
These colours are perfect too !

Marlena M. said...

This is BEAUTIFUL! I love the blue tones~

Vickie Z said...

The French country border is perfecto for this sketch....looks fabulous!! Love the little rooster!

Oh, this is gorgeous! Super take on the sketch!

Yapha said...

Such a lovely card! It could be framed in someone's kitchen! Great use of the colors. Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

Cathy your card is just fabulous, I love the chicken wire background and that pretty angled pattern. Thank you for joining us this week at the colourQ!

A beautiful card Cathy, I love your take on our sketch and yep that wee rooster is so darn cute! Yep I hope to make the pajama party a lot more fun for folks, we missed the challenge also.

Sharron said...

I had to miss the pajama party but it looks like it's going to be lots of fun. Your card is just awesome! The background patterns are perfect and I LOVE the colored French Country border. When I saw the rooster, I thought it was something you had machine cut. Then had to smile when you said it was a PTI die. I had forgotten that I have that set!!

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