Monday, 18 July 2011

The weather here once again is DREADFUL! I am fed up with the rain. (Even though it means I can make messy with paper, it would be nice to see some SUN!)
I made this card yesterday (when I should have been dusting... lol - a friend of mine said - 'After 4 years the dust doesn't get any thicker'- don't suppose I'll get away with finding out if her saying is correct!!!!)


I used papers from Pink Petticoat. The background is the 'rose stencil' paper. The pale pink polka dot paper layered and punched hasn't shown up very well in this dreadful light - (honestly, it's so dark, you'd think it was November!) so I apologise for the poor quality of the pic.


I coloured the LOTV image with Distress Inks and Promarkers, adding a liberal bit of Stickles onto the feather boa for some bling! I may add a tiny sparkly gem to the flower centre yet....
Lace and pearls from my stash, flowers a present from my friend, and the sentiment from TLC which I put onto a PC generated ticket shape and then dusted with Distress Ink to co-ordinate with the colours used.
The inside of the card has been decorated to co-ordinate with the front.
Challenges -
LOTV - #105 - Pink and Blue
Totally Papercrafts - Girly Girls
Phindy's Place - Pretty Pastels
Emerald Faerie - All things nice (Girly)
ABC Challenge - Y is for Yesterday (Choose a letter from a previous challenge and I chose R for Roses from April 2011)
Southern Girls - Birthday
Sparkles Forum - Elegance and Lace

10 comments:

  1. Hi Viv.Thanks for your visit.I agree,i'm fed up with the rain.Love your card,soooo pretty.xx

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  2. beautiful card viv.your papers are scrummy and i love your details and adorable image ;D

    xx coops xx

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  3. Awww.....gorgeous details! xx jenny xx

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  4. Gorgeous card Viv..love the lush papers hunni & sweet image :D
    hugs and xxx

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  5. very pretty love the image and colours.

    thanks so much for joining us sparkles girls for our elegance and lace theme
    Dazie

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  6. Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at SFC this time hope you will join us again, good luck xx.

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  7. Beautiful card, I love all the soft colours you've used. Perfectly pieced together and I admire your skill with tying pretty ribbon. Something I struggle with :) Pxx

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  8. Aww what a sweetie! Adorable pastel pretty. Thank you for joining in with this week’s Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll play again this Friday!
    Yes the weather leaves a lot to be desired here too, this is our holiday week at home, oh well...
    Hugs
    Anne

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  9. Lovely cards you've been making in the awful weather while we were relaxing on the sun deck in Norway!!

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  10. A great birthday card! Thanks for joining in our Birthday challenge at Southern Girls. I have Blog candy if you are interested.
    Alicia xx
    http://alicia-timetocreate.blogspot.com/

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