Monday, 6 May 2013

Card Mania challenge …

 

 

 

Hi everybody, thanks so much for stopping by

 

I didn’t have a prize blog in the Lili of the Valley hop    …but as promised I’ve drawn a winner from the comments on my Papertake Weekly card last week and the lucky name is…

 

*Rachel* 

 

Email me your address Rachel and I’ll send you some candy

Thanks to Rachel and to everyone who leaves me comments, I love to read them

 

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There’s a new card challenge over at the Ribbon Girl blog this week and it’s a lovely one – use a button!

As always there are prizes up for grabs and some fabulous inspiration from the amazing design team

 

 

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Lili of the Valley are sponsoring the Card Mania challenge today and I’m thrilled to join them as a Guest Designer

The theme for the challenge is Flower Power  …what could be nicer!!

It gave me license to go mad with the blooms and although this is a bit fussier than my usual style I was very pleased with it…

 

 

 

flower challenge lotv

 

 

 

The image is Fairy With Dove, this was coloured in by the fabulous Dena for advertising and it seemed such a shame not to make it into a card

 

The gorgeous papers are from a  K&Co pad, I love these bright colours

The border die and the tag are Manolia Doo Hickey dies, the butterfly is a Martha Stewart punch

I did take another picture to try and show the tulle but it wasn’t very sharp, I put a full layer of tulle over the backing papers, you can just see it and I really like the texture it gives

Most of the other bits are from The Ribbon Girl; bakers twine, flatback pearls, liquid pearls, cosmos daisies, sweetheart blossoms, tulle, seam binding, Jute Mesh Ribbon

 

 

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Hope you like it, enjoy your Monday

 

xxx

 

 

 

 

15 comments:

  1. Wow, so pretty Anne. I love the image so softly coloured.
    Have a fab bank holiday. We're going to try to have a 'garden day' too, but I suspect when my back and legs start aching my craft desk, a latte and the cookie jar will beckon!!!
    Annette
    xx

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  2. Gorgeous card Anne. Dena's colouring always looks fab and I love what you've done with her. The flowers are really pretty too.
    Have a lovely bank holiday
    Lorraine x

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  3. Such a gorgeous card Anne. I love that image and the colours and details you have added are so beautiful
    I hope you have a lovely day
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. Beautiful card Anne, such a sweet image and your colours and design are just gorgeous, kate x

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  5. What lovely bright and cheery colours Anne love your card
    jacqui x

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  6. Hi Anne - love your card - lush colours and such a pretty design - woo hoo and I'm your very lucky candy winner - thankyou so much - will email you shortly! Hugs Rachel xx

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  7. Oh oh oh this is so pretty Anne. I love the gorgeous colours and the image is just so pretty. hugs! Mojca

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous card, love the image and beautiful colours. Hugs, Claire x

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  9. So beautiful this work of art.. and the color choce is great!
    Greets Patrice

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  10. Such a beautiful card,gorgeous colors and the image so beautifuly coloured too. Jacqueline.S

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  11. Oh this is so gorgeous.
    luv
    Debby

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  12. Hello,
    your card is adorable.
    thank you for your sweet comment.
    hugs Claudia

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  13. Beautiful card Anne. Your colouring looks so perfect too. I think I need to practice more. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xx

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  14. Gorgeous card Anne :-) ,,,, so very pretty,,LOVE it :-)

    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  15. Such a gorgeous card Anne!!! I love all the colors...And the image is adorable ... beautifully embellished!!..:)

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