Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Seize The Cupcake!


Hello everyone .. here's a card from the weekend I had hoped to post before now, but I haven't been able to get a  decent pic due to the abysmal weather we've been having. Oh my goodness autumn is sooo truly here - first day back at work yesterday after a fortnight off including a week in the sunny Algarve - and I got frozen through and soaked to the bone - typical!! At least it makes you appreciate your holidays !! :-)

Anyhoo here is a card I made for a variety of girly, sweet and colour challenges.


Stamps: LotV "Hello Cupcake";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: Papermania "Lucy Cromwell";
Supplies: pearl hearts from The Hobby House; flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and Craft4U2Do; lace from John Lewis; sentiment by Craftwork Cards; ribbon, doily and heart buttons from my stash


Challenges:
Moving Along With The Times - Girly, Girly, Prim & Proper
Joanna Sheen - So Sweet!
Ooh La La #114 - If The Shoe Fits
(I love the way these LotV little girls look as though they are wearing their mothers' shoes)
Craft Your Passion #129 - Buttons & Bows
My Mum's #75 - Hearts & Flowers
Pretty Little Ribbon #14 - Lace & Pearls
Divas By Design #53 - Lovely Layers
Sunday Sketch & Stamp #125 - sketch (flipped vertically)


Our Creative Corner - Inspiration Pic + Use Polka Dots and Buttons
(polka dots on cup and heart buttons)


I have to admit that yesterday the weather was so miserable, and I was so cold on my first day back in the office, I threw sense and caution to the wind .. and at lunchtime I could be found scoffing a big slab of cake along with a milky coffee, rather than salad and fruit - naughty! lol!!

That's all for today.
Hugs

16 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Pauline. I love the image and pretty papers.
    Lorraine x

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  2. Gorgeous card Pauline. I love the sweet image and the colours are so pretty.
    This is definitely cake and coffee weather!! We need more energy too keep us warm, that's my excuse!

    hugs Sue

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  3. Super card. Really pretty. I love the colours and embellishments. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  4. That's a cute image Pauline! I especially like the colors you chose to use and how the buttons blend in!
    Thanks for playing the "Buttons and Bows" Challenge with us - and hope I see you again next week at Craft Your Passion!
    ~ginny
    RubberMAD
    www.ggetty.blogspot.com

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  5. Pretty, Pretty, Pretty!!!!! LOVE it...my favourite colour combo!

    I had that Lucy Cromwell paper (12x12 stack) in my hot little paws at a craft shop in New Zealand, but decided to be strong...now I wish I had been as powerless to resist as usual.

    Hugs,
    Jennifer. x

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  6. Wow,
    What a sweet card,
    love your colour combo
    hugs
    Heather & Bronwyn x x

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous and sooo adorable.
    luv
    Debby

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  8. This card is gorgeous!

    Thanks for joining the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Challenge.

    Sarah x

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  9. Your card is so very, very pretty. I love the colours. xx Flora

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  10. Gorgeous and the colours are so delicate and light, love it
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  11. What a beautiful card Pauline.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  12. Gorgeous card - love the colours and layout.

    Don't blame you for switching to a slab of cake with milky coffee rather than salad and fruit. Enjoy.

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  13. Such a fabulous creation. Love the beautiful soft color scheme and cute image. Thank you for sharing at Our Creative Corner... :)

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  14. oh so sweet, just loving the colour combo so glad you joined us at Ooh La La this week
    hugs

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  15. Absolutely supercute! I love these girls in their mothers shoes too. Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La. Best wishes from Lisbeth

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  16. I've had a lovely little mooch around your blog Pauline, don't have time to comment on all the cards but you have some really beautiful ones xxx

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