Friday, 30 March 2012

Pink and Aqua!


I am loving these colours together! I can't tell you how cheery making this card made me - such happy colours! This was one of the LOTV stamps I bought at Harrogate. I couldn't work out why it was called 'Winter Wishes'; then I stamped it out and realised there were two great big snowflakes around the fairy!! So, I inked up the image and used a baby wipe to take the ink off the snowflakes and stamped. Can we pretend that the falling snow is fairy dust instead? I love this stamp and don't want to have to put her away until Christmas! I am sooo dateless sometimes!

The butterfly paper is from Magnolia 'Butterfly Dreams' and the aqua papers are from the Prima 'Sweet Fairy' paper stack; the edges of the paper are distressed with picket fence crackle paint. The metal corner is from WOC; it started life as silver but I slapped a splodge of picket fence crackle paint on it! The sentiment is LOTV and the muslin and flowers are from WOC. I got the pink lace ages ago in a big bag of ribbon! I was a very good girl and decorated the inside of the card to match (instead of leaving the card half finished and then having a huge pile of cards to finish off!!!)

I made the card after seeing the sketch over at Papertake Weekly. I do like a challenge that's a proper challenge - to try something I wouldn't usually do! I'm loving this sketch and can see it getting used a lot in future!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Sketch 66
My Mum's Craft Shop - Stamp It
Truly Scrumptious - Use Lace
Kaboodle Doodles - Use circles and squares
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Stamp Something
LOTV Ideas to Inspire -National Craft Month - pink/mum theme 

15 comments:

  1. This is sooo pretty, I love the colours. Dads going to be in hospital for a few weeks yet, so I'm shattered!! Very jealous of your trip to Harrogate too - lovely stamp!!
    Lorraine x

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  2. How sweet! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

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  3. Beautiful card, love the colour combo, one of my favourites at the moment. The pink lace is gorgeous.
    Kim xx

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  4. What a pretty and sweet card! Love all the soft colors, the distressing and so much more the embellishments. It's okay to use the image since it looks perfect on the card. I didn't get the snow at first I thought it must be raindrops from heaven. =)

    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Circles & Squares” Challenge!

    Kath
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
    http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

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  5. Very pretty. Love the colours you've used. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Kaboodle Doodles.

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  6. This is really, really lovely Jayne. xxx

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  7. What a gorgeous creation, just love the colours used and the BP's, thanks for joining our Stamp it Challenge at MMCS, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT x

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  8. Really pretty card, gorgeous soft colours & you would never know she was a winter fairy! lol!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Divas this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  9. This is so sweet. Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

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  10. I love pink and aqua and this is gorgeous, love all the detail and your lovely colouring xxxxx

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  11. Love the colours of this one and yes, it CAN be fairy dust. lol Hazel x

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  12. This is gorgeous, love it.
    luv
    Debby

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  13. Beautiful card, so sweet and pretty :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs Mandy xx

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  14. This is such a gorgeous card. The image and details are fabulous. Thanks for joining us this fortnight @ Truly Scrumptious. Hugs Michele x

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  15. Your card is lovely some beautiful texture and colour. I agree I would not like to have to put this lovely stamp away for Christmas only - good thinking on your solution. Vee xx

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