Monday 22 April 2013

Wishing You Luck and Love in All You Do

Good morning ... just a very quick post from me as I have just realised one of the challenges that I particularly wanted to enter with this card (Cheery Lynn) closes in 2 hours ... so please excuse the terrible articially-lit picture - I'll post some decent photographs tomorrow!!

Edited: updated to add daylight pics :-)

This card is for a friend of mine who has taken volunatary redundancy from her job ... I thought the sentiment was perfect for this rather specific occasion!!  I also got lucky 'cos I was looking for some paper heather for this and for another card ... and my local craft shop Edwin Allen had a single sprig in their tray (it should have been a bunch) ... when I asked if they had any more the lady retrieved a couple more sprigs from sample cards in the shop and let me have them for free - so that's my recycled element!!

Stamps: LotV "Fairies - On Tiptoe" and "Everyday Grungy messages";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: LotV "Promises";
Supplies: flowers mostly from Wild Orchid Crafts, except purple cherry blossom from Hobbycraft and purple heather which was a freebie from my local craft shop Edwin Allen :-); ribbon from Hobbycraft; lace from John Lewis; pearls and button from The Hobby House ; wooden butterfly from my stash;
Tools: small, large and classic scalloped circle nestabilities; Cheery Lynn "lace corner deco B" die.

Dream Valley #55 - Things With Wings
MAWTT - Fantasy & Fairies
Joanna Sheen - Recycle  (heather)
Crafty Boots - Recycle
Southern Girls - Button Up
ABC - L is for Lovely Lace
Cheery Lynn #76 - Pretty In Purple
Stamping Sensations (April) - Special Occasions
Corrosive #172 - Life's Special Occasions

That's all for today - thanks for visiting.


Unknown said...

It looks beautiful ... and canèt really tell itès artificial lighting :)

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous, love the image and colours. Also love the cards I've recently missed they're gorgeous too

Pami said...

This is beautiful Pauline! Such pretty colours and I love all the detail, especially the little sparkle! Thanks so much for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck and hope to see you again soon! Pami x

Claire said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Pauline - love the sweet image, lots of pretty elements and love how you have done the double bow with your ribbon and fabby colours too. Hugs, Claire x

brenda said...

Another stunner Pauline, love the colours of this one and all the pretty embellies.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Pauline, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Your embellishments are so pretty too! Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Pauline. This is one of my favourite little fairies and I love what you've done with her, very pretty.
Lorraine x

coops said...

So stunning Pauline.Really pretty image and colours and your details are beautiful.
Thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

pinky said...

Stunning card, so beautifully embellished. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

Anonymous said...

So beautiful Pauline! Gorgeous image, colours and embellishments.

No, not going to Port Sunlight this time. Really don't need anything!

Nat said...

I love your pretty colours and fabulous embellishments. This was my first ever LOTV stamp, I just adore her! Thanks for joining us at Joanna Sheen.

valou250809 said...

Wowwww! I love your card! the colours is so beautiful! thanks for playing with "SGC" this week.

Nikki said...

What a beautiful card Pauline. I love the colour, the image, the whole thing. Thanks for playing along at ABC Challenges.


Dee's Craft Room said...

I love this image and you have made a stunning card. Gorgeous colours and great design.

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


cebelica said...

This card is so beautiful! I love the sweet image and the colour combination. Hugs! xx

dmbennett said...

Wonderful card. Thanks for joining in at the ABC Challenges.
Hugs, Dawn

Niknak said...

Awesome card! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenges!!

Tracy said...

I love your choice of image, beautiful details and the design too, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x