Tuesday, June 3, 2014

You're not alone

Good evening everyone!  Hope you had a great day.  Mine was long... and stressful!  So my gift to myself tonight was to relax while coloring  a fabulous stamp from Elisabeth Bell it's part of the Belles' n Whistles collection.  Unfortunately the stamp doesn't have it's name on the packing :(  So I have no idea what's it name...

I had such a great time that not only did I color it up but I had time to make a card with it!  And I'm playing for the very 1st time over at Elisabeth bells world challenge for their Lace and pearl challenge!  Well since I had colored an image I thought it was the perfect time to actually make a card for the challenge!  And the theme was just perfect for this sweetie.

I have vowed to myself to use more of my stamps!!!  I purchase them and then they just stay in their packs... so with less DT work coming I will have some more crafty time just that way.

If you want my card you can find it in my Etsy store here.


I used some paper from Kaiser craft - Confetti it was a freebie with my great Quickcards magazine this month!  And it came with some vellum borders so I used one as well.  I added of course some lace and pearls from my stash.   And I just had to add some flowers.  For this card I decided to go with a bit of a Shabby Chic look!  So I distressed the edges of the paper and I used some embossing on the sentiment and the fence.  I used my Nesting rectangles and my nesting eyelet rectangle from Quickuts.  I also used my eyelet circle and large circle from Spellbinder.

Here's a closer look at the stamped image (that came out super clear!!!  sometimes I have trouble with clear stamps but not that time!) that I colored with my copics.  I used a great sentiment from Create with TLC.
Isn't she just adorable?!?   I followed this great sketch that I turned around.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

  1. Sketch and stash challenge - Sketch
  2. Elisabeth bells world challenge blog - Pearls and lace
  3. Cards und more-challenge blog - Lots of flowers
  4. Loves rubberstamps challenges - Anything goes
  5. Trying on Tuesday - Feminine and fancy - well for me it's both!
  6. Crafting from the heart challenge blog - anything goes
  7. Digi sketch challenge - Sketch or use a stamp - I used a clear stamp
That's it for me for today!  I'll be back tomorrow!  Hope you have a great night!!!

Hugs


21 comments :

  1. Totally cute card Vicky, love the image and you fab detail, hugs xxx

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  2. You have certainly included a sea of flowers with your card. However as you have entered more than 5 challenges we cannot consider it for the draw or top 3. Thanks for entering and come back again soon.
    Jules GD :)

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  3. ah bless Vicky hun this is one adorrrable make love her hugs Judith x

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  4. This is super adorable! Your coloring is gorgeous! I love the added fence die cut with the image to create a little scene! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! We hope to see you play along again soon!

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  5. Cute card! Thanks for joining us at the Cards and More Challengeblog.
    x Daniela

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  6. A very pretty card thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge hugs Bee

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  7. What a gorgeous card! I Love all the beautiful embellishments and the lovely image.
    Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday.
    Mar x

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  8. Super pretty card - adorable image and fabulous colours.
    Thanks for playing along at Sketch n Stash this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  9. This is such a pretty card, love the image and gorgeous embellishments.
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril xx

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  10. Wow such a pretty project! Love the colors and flowers! Love the fence! Looks perfect. Thanks for playing at Crafting From the heart challenge. We hope to see you next time. Good luck.

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  11. What a wonderful project Vicky!
    Thanks for joining us at Digisketch Challenge and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  12. Wonderful card, Vicky - love the little scene that you've created! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Sketch N Stash, Juliexx

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  13. Oh so beautiful! I love the lace you have used as an accent, it is perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  14. This is such a pretty card!
    Thank you for taking part at Sketch N Stash- challenge!
    Hugs Merkku

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  15. Wow welcome Vicky!!! What an amazingly cute card!! Really adorable image---marvelously colored and hey girl....absolutely love the sky technique--first time I've seen this way:)) Perfect fit for our pearls and lace challenge at EBWorld!! Thanks for joining in the fun and hope to see you again soon!!!
    Bigg hugs

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  16. Beautiful card, Vicky! Love the sweet image and cute scene! Thanks for joining us for the Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge!

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  17. Such a pretty card. I love the design paper. Perfect for that sweet image. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

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  18. OMGosh this is so pretty, love the cute image and the fabulous scene you created. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  19. This is so sweet.......love the addition of the fence.
    Paulette

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  20. Congratulations Vicky on a well deserved publication of this card, I love it too.

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