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Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Buttons and Bows

Well I'm back!!  I hope you all had a lovely Easter and had lots of Chocolate!!  I had a very relaxing time at our home in Bude, No TV, No Card making stuff, Just read 3 books in 5 days!!  Was getting a bit  twitchy by the end though so am glad to be back among all my favourite toys!!   Hee Hee!  I got back yesterday unpacked and had to catch up on mt DT cards so you can't see them yet.  But I made this card this morning.  Hope you like it.
The sketch for this card was taken from Mojo Monday.  The backing papers are from Pink Petticoat. and I have used yellow card to layer the pieces.  A fiskars lace border punch was used down the side with pink ribbin tied around it and pearl gems added to the scallops
The image has been stamped using tuxedo black momento ink then coloured with pro markers.  The stamp is from Nellie Snellens Dawn range called DAWN-4  I have also used a Nellie Snellen multiframe die to stamp it on and inked around the edge.

The buttons are from my stash and I have used pink cross stitch thread to tied through them.

The flowers have been made using Xcut flower punches and pearl gems in the center.  The leaves have also been punched out.

I hope you like my first attempt at card making in a week!

I will be entering this card into the following challenges
http://papersundaes.blogspot.com/ 'Sparkle, Pearls, die,& yellow'
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ '1,2,3' 1 image 2 papers 3 differen types of embellies
http://stampchallenges.blogspot.com/ 'Flowers, buttons and sparkle'

19 comments:

Georgia Ehrmann said...

This is simply beautiful...! I love all of the little "touches" that you have placed on it!Thank you for playing at IDIC this week and good luck!
Hugs,
Georgia

Aunty Sue said...

so sweet and thanks for joining Crafty catz this week

Vicky said...

Just so sweet Nikki...and WOW..3 books in 5 days...sounds like heaven to me lol..!

hugs Vicky xx

Deb said...

Beautiful card!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

Curlybear said...

OMGosh this is just perfect for our challenge theme A Childrens Card,I love the Nellie Snellen image and your colouring is amazing,
I have just come back from a long weekend at Holsworthy. Bude is a beautiful place we did our shopping there. Sorry to go off on a tangent but I live in Cornwall too.

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz A Childrens Card Challenge,

Good Luck,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0)x

Regan said...

What a sweet card! Love your border punch & the pastel pearls! Thanks for playing along @ SSD! :)

bettand said...

This is a really gorgeous card. Love the stamp colouring and the border punching as well. Thanks for participating in this weeks TG challenge. Bettina

Dorcas said...

This is so precious!! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at SS!
Hugs,
Dorcas
Ps) If you haven’t already done so, you ought to check out my “no strings attached” blog candy going on til May 13th. You can find it in my sidebar. Hope to see you around!

Heike said...

Wow, this is stunning what a wonderful creation. Thanks for playing us at the Totally Gorjuss Challenge this week.

Hugs
Heike

michele hileman said...

That is beautiful, your coloring is amazing. Thank you for joining us at IDIC

carol said...

beautiful card, thanks for playing along with CRAFTYCATZ, x carol

Georgia Ehrmann said...

beautiful...! Thank you for playing at Critter Sketch this week and good luck with the draw!
Hugs,
Georgia

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

This card is pretty and in fact would also be perfect for the current challenge over at Papercraft Star... I hope you join us there!
http://papercraftstar.blogspot.com/2011/04/challenge-43-is-now-open_27.html

Suzanne said...

Gorgeous card, the image is just adorable.
Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Gorjuss.
Hugs Sue x

cgl1539 said...

Such an absolutely adorable card. I am so in love with that image. Congratulations on winning on Stamp Something with it!

Gemma said...

a lovely card, thanks for playing at IDIC this week! Gemma :)

Padster said...

Love it! - thanks for sharing with us at IDIC this week
Hugs,
Debbie x

Padster said...

Love it! - thanks for sharing with us at IDIC this week
Hugs,
Debbie x

HappyCrafter said...

This is adorable! Such soft colours and a sweet image :-) So glad you played along with us this week at Sentimental Sundays!