Sunday, 1 April 2012

Diva!

What a change in the temperatures! Yesterday was a cold and grey day and although the sun has shone again today and I've got all my washing dry it's a lot colder than earlier in the week when I managed to fall asleep in the glorious warm sunshine and burn my face!

Here's another from the 'use up the coloured images' pile. 
A fab image from the gloriously talented Mo Manning who always manages to capture just the right facial expressions - she just makes me smile. I have coloured her with promarkers and added some black glamour dust on her pearl necklace and earrings after cutting her out with a nestie  and then sitched her onto two layers of scalloped nesties in pink and black cardstock.
The spotty backing paper and pink/black organza ribbon are from my stash and I cut a single 'droplet' from a length of black lace, popped a pink pearl in the centre and attached it to a length of the ribbon.  
The black edging is a Martha Stewart punch. 
Added some flowers,a couple of die cut flourishes and some more pink pearls. The sentiment was a freebie from TLC and I played about with it to alter the colour then stitched it onto a black scalloped circle. 

Inside I used some pink/white paper from Craftwork card as the base and another nestie die to make a blank for the greeting.
Challenges -
Crafty Catz - Use a digi
Crafts 4 Eternity - 3 of a kind (3 flowers, 3 pearls)
CardMadFairy- Dies/Punches
Crafty Ribbons - Black/White and one other colour
Fashionista - Feminine and bling
My Time to Craft - Easel Cards

Sorry my posting has been so intermittent just recently because of the nasty sore bones - but thanks for hangin' in with me and continuing to stop by and leave me comments - I REALLY look forward to reading them and visitng you too. x

37 comments:

  1. Pink and black look so deckidant together. Altogether a lovely card. Now where can I buy the beauty treatment ?
    Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Fantastic image and colour palette Viv. How good are you to use up your already coloured stash! Mine is just getting bigger.
    Hope you're feeling a bit better today x

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  3. Loving the drama of pink and black - goes with the diva theme so well! A stunning card Viv as always xx

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  4. Fabulous card and image, so cute, Viv, sent over from Janet Clarke, LOL, love your cards, xxxx

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  5. Gorgeous project, love the colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.
    Pinky

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  6. Opps thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons too with this gorgeous creation.
    Pinky

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  7. This is fabulous......

    Janet Clarke sent me over... x

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  8. Oh girl... your color combo is delightful!!! The image and sentiment are perfect! Thanks for sharing your creation at
    http://fashionistachallenge.blogspot.com/

    Rina

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  9. LOVE LOVE LOVE your color combo! The image is adorable and perfect for your sentiment!

    Thanks for sharing it with us at
    http://fashionistachallenge.blogspot.com/

    DT coordinator,
    Rina

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  10. Mwah! What a gorgeous image and card. Yes it's cold today isn't it, but at least the sunshine is back
    Anne
    x

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  11. Wonderful colour combination. She sure looks a Diva and I love those high heel shoes, its a fabulous card.
    Yvonne x

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  12. shes nearlly as adorable as you ....cheers for mail and you have mail now lvs yer sassxxxxxxxxx

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  13. Gorgeous card and perfect for our Black/White +1 colour challenge.Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    (hugs)
    Trish (-:

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  14. A gorgeous card and a fab Digi image for the Crafty Catz Challenge .Thankyou for joining us this week.
    (hugs)
    Trish (-:

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  15. Oh wow me darlin you are braver than me!!! this is fantastic, and I have her but havent coloured her as she looked mega hard lol, you have done a brilliant job! love it, you have mail me darlink loves u x

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  16. This is gorgeous Viv, love it.
    luv
    Debby

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  17. Gorgeous card and a delightfully snooty expression on her face :o)
    Jackie xx

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  18. Love this colour combo Viv and your flowers are super scrummy!!!

    A great card .. .. love it!!!

    I hope you had a good weekend.

    Love Jules xx

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  19. fantastic card viv.she is a real diva and i love your striking colour combo :D

    xx coops xx

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  20. You've made her even more of a Diva! Gorgeous work and OMG I love the sentiment. the pinks and blacks and just absolutely perfect together and love all of the different elements you've used....beautiful work.

    Shelby

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  21. Great digital stamp ...and a beautiful finished card ...x

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  22. Gorgeous, the colours are fab and I love all the embellishments especially the lace with the pearl.Thanks for joining in with the Cardmadfairy, hope to see you again. Hugs Gillian.

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  23. This is superb Viv, great colours very vibrant I love it. The image looks like my daughter when she was little always dressing up! xxx

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  24. stunning card viv love the colours and colouring and layout pretty image xx

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  25. Nose up in the air - hers, I mean. Lol. What a beauty this is... love everything about it. So much beauty like always.
    Monica xxx

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  26. Great colours and colouring thanks for playing in our first challenge

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  27. What a great card! The combination of the image with the message...superb. And the colors complete it so well.

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  28. Stunning, love the image & the colour combo is just perfect for her!

    Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  29. Thank you so very much for Joining us Crafty Catz with absolutely adorable creation its just perfect for our challenge,

    Have a lovely day,
    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

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  30. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  31. What a fabbo card - The sentiment is great. Love your colours. Thanks for joining us at Fashionista Challenges. Jenny x

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  32. So gorgeous...thank you for joining us over at Crafty Ribbons xx

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  33. How much fun is this card! Love it!
    Thank you for joining us for the Crafty Ribbons Challenge!

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  34. Gorgeous card! Thank you for joining our Fashionista challenge! Hugs! xx

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  35. Stunning card Viv, fantastic colour combination x

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  36. This is just beautiful. Fantastic coloring of the image (I just love Mo's images too) but all the detail on the card is just amazing. Love this.

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