Sunday, 16 March 2014


Sunny weather has departed over the last few days and it's been quite cool after being able to wander about without a coat last week!
Had a bit of a colouring session last night and made this card up. (Light here not very good today - very grey!)

The image is called 'Vintage Slip' by ADFD and I think it's so pretty.
I coloured it with DI and Promarkers then stitched it onto a scalloped blue frame.

The background paper is once again from my stash, matted and stitched onto blue background.
I used some Coredinations for the embossing and again stitched onto blue.

The hand dyed ribbon was from my stash and I added a couple of cherry blossom flowers - am still deciding whether or not to take off the leaves (which I coloured with Shabby Shutter DI) and change for another colour as I think they look too yellow.

I printed out a TLC sentiment, altered the font colour and after framing it stuck on a small silver bird charm.
Inside decorated to match.

Challenges -
ABC - H for Hair
Bearly Mine - For the Girls
Nat & Amy - Flowers
Gem of a Challenge - Female
MTTC - Charming
Suzie Bee's - Emboss It
ADFD - Anything Goes
Creative Corner - A Little Birdie
Hope everyone's enjoying their weekend and as always if you've left a comment or taken a look at my blog I appreciate it! x


Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Viv and like love your image...nice stitching around the edges...
Its absolutely glorious down here in Somerset...but I dont think its going to last...


Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the design,and fab

Sue said...

Gorgeous image and card,love your soft colours.Very grey here too.

Pat said...

This is such a pretty image Viv, and love the colours you have used. Actually the leaves match the centres of the flowers so I think it all works great. x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Viv. I love the pretty image, beautiful papers and fabulous layout.
Sue xx


Hi Viv, another stunning creation - I LOVE the ADFD images, and this one is absolutely fabulous.The soft colouring is perfect for this feminine card (another Pin for me)!!Lol
Hugs, Sylvia xx

Kathleen said...

Really beautiful card, love the colours and the papers look gorgeous.
Very wild here today with a tad of rain in the wind.

Kath x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is really gorgeous Viv, I like the image and the wonderful soft colours.
Kevin xx

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card Viv, the colouring is gorgeous.
Yvonne x

aussie aNNie said...

Your card and imagination are gorgeous.xx

Irish Cherokee said...

VaVaVaVoom Viv! Nice. Soft colors are always soothing.

Patty Sue 2 said...

Your card is lovely and your coloring is lovely! Thanks for joining us at ABC CHALLENGE for IT'S ALL ABOUT THE HAIR CHALLENGE! Good luck and please play with us again.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Viv a beautiful card. Love all your stitching and fab texture. Susan xx

Jackie said...

A truly beautiful card Viv, but I am inclined to agree with you about the yellow green leaves, they don't look right with all the blue greens :o)
Jackie xx


Gorgeous and beautiful card Viv
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Carol Willis said...

Love this gorgeous card Viv.
Caz x

Jackie said...

Just love the delicate colours you have used, fab card and great layout.Thank you for sharing with us at Bearly Mine this time. Good Luck. Jackie DT.

SARN said...

What a gorgeous image . . . and lovely card. I like all the layers.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Sue Bridesmith said...

What an adorable design, thank you for sharing with us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge, I do hope you will come back and join us again next week....
Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous, love the image & the layout you have used!

Thank you for sharing with us at Natalie & Amy's this month & MTTC this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Simko said...

Beautiful card with a great colored image! Thank you for joining us this month at Bearly-Mine Designs for the One For The Girls challenge and good luck in the draw.
Simona (DT)

coops said...

oh wow so stunning viv.the soft blue is beautiful and i love the pretty image :D

xx coops xx

Anonymous said...

the image reminds me a bit of cinderella...very nice colours
thanks for taking part at CREATIVE CORNER CHALLENGES and good luck on winning our prize.

Love Melxxx

Anonymous said...

thanks for taking part at CREATIVE CORNER CHALLENGES and good luck on winning our prize.

Love Melxxx

Jo said...

This is stunning. Love all the embellishments and the placement of them is fabulous. Thanks for playing along this week at MTTC. Jo :)

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your super card for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 20: embossing - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Julie Gleeson said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love your beautifully coloured image and embellishments! Thank you for sharing at ABC Challenge! Please join us again! Hugs Julie DT x

Helen said...

Beautiful card - very elegant.

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Helen x

Natascha said...

Thank you so much for your lovely creation and participation at our "One for the girls" challenge over at Bearly Mine Inspiration and Challengeblog.
Hope you had fun joining us and will be back soon. Good luck

Hugs, Natascha