Tuesday, 9 October 2012

A Few Of My Favourite Things


Hello everyone, hope you are all having a good week. After manfully battling through the autumnal challenges I'm back in my comfort zone today with delicate pastel colours, butterflies and fluffy bunnies! :-)  I found this image already coloured  in my cupboard - I did it a while ago ready to co-ordinate with my LotV Nitwits papers but never got round to making the card; so all I had to do was decide on a layout and which papers to use from the pad, and I was away ... easy peasy!  Here's what I made.


As I've said before I think this is my all-time favourite LotV stamp; and it goes so well with these gorgeous pastel papers. I have to admit that I splashed out on 2 reels of ribbon (1 lavender, 1 green) and some cherry blossom flowers specially to go with the papers, but I foresee making a LOT of cards using this pad.  I also decided to ink up my new geisha scroll and one of the co-ordinating sentiments that arrived yesterday - I think they look really fresh with this colour scheme and  aren't restricted to being used with the geisha girl stamps.


Stamps: LotV "Patchwork Butterfly"; scroll from Geisha Companions Set and matching sentiment;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
 Papers: LotV "Promises" by Nitwits;
Supplies: pearls and cherry blossoms from The Hobby House; ribbon from John lewis;
Tools: small, large and scalloped circle nestabilities; Martha Stewart "woodland branch" edge punch; Leone Em "Ash Branch" leaf punch.

Challenges:
Joanna Sheen - Down In the Garden
The Stamp Man - Butterflies, Birds & Bees
Papertake Weekly - All Creatures Great & Small
Top Tip Tuesday #87 - Things With Wings
Crafty Boots - Three 
(papers, flowers and pearls)
Craft Your Passion #131 - Hip To Be Square
Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean #36 - Anything Goes

That's all for today - back on Thursday with my "Team B"  Lili's Little Fairies DT card :-)

13 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Pauline. I can see why you love this sweet image so much and your have coloured it beautifully. Such a pretty colour scheme too and I love the sentiment scroll.

    Hugs Sue

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  2. I love this stamp. Your colours are beautiful and soft. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

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  3. Oh, this card is soooo sweet, loving the pastel shades and the cute image.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  4. Wonderful pastels Pauline! Great LOTV image, I've so many uninked ones, must remember to take part in their challenge and see the amazing creations too. Ruby x

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  5. This whole card is so pretty and I love your colours. xx Flora

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  6. So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  7. This is lovely. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion. And good luck.

    Caz xx CYP DT

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  8. soooooo stinking Cute Pauline, Great to see you at Top Tip Tuesday challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

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  9. what a sweet little bunny card! I especially like the shading in your butterfly and the softness of the band and background!

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  10. What a sweet card!!! Love the soft colours you have used and that image is adorable!! Thanks for joining us at CYP for our Hip to be Square challenge! Hugsxx

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  11. This image is adorable and so is your card! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

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  12. Hiya Pauline, this is fantastic, gorgeous soft colours and fab layout. Joey xx

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  13. A lovely card Pauline. Such a sweet image beautifully coloured. Thanks for sharing it with us at The Stamp Man challenge.
    Siobhan

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