Monday, 20 July 2009

DC Combo Six-Pack


Today DC is for Docrafts, as this is my Docrafts July friendship card for Wakey Susan; and DC is also for "Daisy Chain", which is the name of this darling Penny Black stamp which I have had in my collection for some time (having paid WAY OVER the odds on ebay as it was supposedly retired ... and now it's not!!) ... but I have never inked it up until now.

I always knew that I wanted to team the stamp of the cute miceys making a daisy chain with this sentiment stamp - a friendship card is just the perfect opportunity.

So to square the circle I also looked out for some challenges to incorporate - no way could I use a sketch for this as the stamp is so big; but I managed to tie my card in to the following six:

Secret Crafter #41 - spots and stripes - which inspired me to use these yummy MME papers;

Our Creative Corner - triple play - which invites us to use at least 3 types of embellishments. Well for me that's not too hard to do lol! - and I have used flowers, brads, spacers, charm and crocheted ribbon ... so I guess that should just about cover it!

Dutch Dare #56 - using dies and/or or punches: again I have covered all bases with die-cute nestie shapes for my matting, punched leaves and my MS doily lace edge punch.

The Pink Elephant #24 and Lili of the Valley #32 - Animals

Paper Blooms - Animal Fun - well I think these li'l animals are having a lot of fun lol!

Here's a peek at the inside ....


Recipe:
Main image: Penny Black "Daisy Chain" (1690K) coloured with watercolour pencils, matted onto "Gemstones" cardstock cut using mega scalloped rectangle nesties;
Sentiments: Penny Black "Everything's ..." (2733K) (front); Penny Black "...second self" (3386D) (inside);
Papers: My Mind's Eye;
Supplies: crocheted ribbon and "friends" charm from Quixotic Paperie; spacers from The Hobby House; Papermania pearl brads; dragonfly brads and Prima flowers from my stash; green leaves punched using Leone Em "Ash Family" punch; edging punched wtih MS "doily lace" punch.

24 comments:

  1. Hi ya hun, hope our having a good week.. oh wow your card is adorable and love love these cute little mice.. and all the gorgeous embellishments ~ fabulous.
    hugs
    Tracie :)x

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  2. Very very pretty. Thank you for taking part in the SCSC challenge. Hugs, Wendy x

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  3. Hello Pauline - how adorable is this!?! I just love those meeces! Your cards are always a smorgesborg for the eyes - a pleasure to look at - so much to see!! Thank you for your inspiration...you are an aritist my friend!! God bless you!

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  4. Gorgeous card Pauline! Love the papers & that sweet image!
    Wakey Susan will love it!
    Helen x

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  5. Beautiful card,
    lovely image, and colours,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  6. Such a wonderful card! I love that image and the way you finished the inside is just so perfect. Lovely:) Thanks for joining us over at Paper Blooms!

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  7. looove the scallops! and that stamp is so cute :D

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  8. What a beautiful card Pauline,l love the image and colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  9. Wonderfull card.
    Love the pretty coloured papers, beautifull flowers and adorable flowers.
    Thanks for taking part in the DDCC this week.

    xoxo karin

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  10. This card is adorable. I love this stamp - so cute.
    Clare x

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  11. Stunning card, love the flowers & foliage, the papers & gorgeous & the image is sooo cute :-)

    x

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  12. What a beautiful card this is Pauline just love the PB image and your colouring is great
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  13. Good morning Pauline, i am loving this card, such a lovely penny black image and those papers are gorgeous, a delicate sensational card, hugs Linda x

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  14. Oh they are gorgeous and what a wonderful card you've made with them and I love that sentiment.
    luv
    Debby

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  15. stunning - so cute!

    thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  16. Just beautiful Pauline, inside & out!
    thanks for joining us at TPE and congrats on all the challenges :)

    Hugs
    Carol x

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  17. Wow, way to go with all those challenges, well done! Love the cute little meeces, they're adorable. Nicki, xx

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  18. Fabulous card Pauline and such a cute image.
    Thank you for joining in the SCSC and DDCC this week.
    hugs
    Cathy xx

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  19. Wonderful card inside & out! Love all the details. Thanks for joining us at TPE!!

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  20. Whatever you paid for the stamp it's worth it. Totally gorgeous - I must watch out for it.
    Love your card.
    Ann xxx
    http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  21. Gorgeous card luv the image, great coloring & fabby layout, sue.x

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  22. Fantastic spots and stripes for this weeks challenge Pauline, your card is brill! Thanks for playing along with us at SCSC :) Donna x

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  23. Too Sweet!!

    Thanks for joining us at TPE!!

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x