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Saturday, 26 February 2011

LOTV Challenge

Well, as I said, not much crafting was done on Thursday night - thats what happens when we haven't seen each other for 2 weeks! But we had both been spending, we both liked the new Marianne Large Frame dies, so I bought one and Diane bought the other -the Cuttlebug took a hammering!
Made a card last night for the LOTV & Simon Says Challenges and used the sketch on Cute Card Thursday, which was great to work with.
I have had the papers for about 6 months, bought out of the 'oddments box' in my local craft shop -5 12 x 12 D/sided papers for a £1 - bargain or what! Does anyone have papers that they just look at? well these have been looked at a lot waiting for the 'right card' - it was difficult to cut into them though!
The LOTV image was coloured with Promarkers and I kept the colours pale for a vintage look to go with the papers, which I distressed with Walnut stain distress inks. I used Stardust stickles on her wings. The flowers are ribbon roses glued on prima flat flowers. The sentiment is from a set that I won on the Papertake Blog hop a while ago.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
LOTV - use circles
Simon Says - Coffee & Cream
Cute Card Thursday - Sketch by Christine
Do You stack Up - Anything Goes
Ribbon Girl - Cream, Pink & Brown (Pink flowers)
Anything Goes Challenge - Distressing.

Thats it for now, enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Thanks for looking and if you like what you see, please pop back.



CraftyC said...

Such a pretty card Avril, love the colours on this.Thanks for taking part in this weeks LOTV Challenge!

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous card Avril!! The frame dies are beautiful and the whole layout and colour scheme works so well with the image. I love the little ribbon detail at the top right corner too. xxx

Miranda said...

very very lovely Avril, gorgeous details too
thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week

princesskitten said...

what a pretty little soul

kitten DYSU team

WencheP said...

Fabulous! Love the image, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Cazza said...

Oh wow, your card is absolutely STUNNING!! :o)

Denise and Louise said...

Stunning card - love the coffee and cream combo with just a hint of colour on the flowers. Great papers too. Thanks for joining us at DYSU xx

DesignerDiva said...

Fabulous card Avril, stunning! I love your colour combo and your use of the flowers is FAB. I have something for you over on my blog but it won't be posted till 8am mon 28th feb please check it out after then and I hope you'll accept
Hugs Laurie

Jules said...

Hi Avril

Gorgeous layout and I love your cute image.

Fantastic papers!! No wonder you only wanted to look at them for 6 months.

Love Jules xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours, such a sweet image, hugs, Sarah x

sue said...

an absolutly gorgeous card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Avril :)

Thanks so much for all your lovely comments - it means so much. Especially as I was having a wobbly about the tablecloth card! (lol)

Your card is seriously cute :) Coffee and cream is such a gorgeous combo and you have really made this special. Gorgeous details and very, very pretty.

My cuttlebug never has a day off btw! :)



Marcea said...

What a gorgeous card. Love your image and pretty details .... and of course circles too :o)
Thankyou for joining us on LOTV this week

Christine said...

Gorgeous card!! Love the flowers and the beautiful way that you colored the image!! Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!!! I hope to see your beautiful creations again soon!
xoxo, Christine