Tuesday 2 July 2013

Pretty In Pink

Good evening everyone, and welcome to that very rare event .. yes I've made a card!! As of those of you who know me well know already, I'm not doing much crafting at the moment due to family circumstances - I'm a bit short on time but moreso than that I have very little mojo.  However I'm on leave from work this week and not going away, so this afternoon I just felt like making a card - the first one in three and a half weeks!! So without further ado, here it is!
I sat down with no clear idea of what I was going to make, and just glanced at my challenge notebook to get a few ideas. I obviously haven't been entering many challenges recently, so I thought I'd try to make up for lost time today lol!
Stamps: LotV "Emma Rose Garden";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: Papermania "Lucy Cromwell" (background) and LotV "Perfect Pair" (paper roses);
Supplies: ribbon and cheesecloth from The Ribbon Girl; lace from John Lewis; pearls from The Hobby House; sentiment from LotV art pad 7 (sentiments); daisy and small roses from Wild Orchid Crafts; white spray and doily from my stash;
Tools: large classic circle and scalloped circle nestabilities; Marianne Design "English Rose" flower and leaf dies; Joy Crafts "Floral Flourishes - Butterfly" die.
Lili of the Valley (July) - Pretty In Pink (hope there's enough pink on there!)
I Promarkers #174 - Pink & Blue
Oldie But A Goodie - Butterflies
(old stash is my paper and rose die)
My Mum's #7 - Just For Girls
Crafty Catz #189 - Say It With Flowers
Dream Valley #60 - Make Your Own Flowers
Fab 'n' Funky #177 - Use A Doily
Crafty Ribbons #50 - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp & Show - Anything Goes
Crafts & Me #138 - Anything Goes 
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes 
Not sure when i'll be back again, but hope it will be before too long :-)


Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Pauline. The image is adorable and I love the pretty papers and colours.

Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers
Lorraine x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card Pauline, love the sweet image and pretty colours. Thanks for playing along with OBAG this fortnight. Hugs, Claire x

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Pauline, adorable image and love all the pretty details...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy xx

Kat W said...

I'm so glad you found a little 'me time' to make this gorgeous card :-) I love the pretty soft colours and your flower cluster is lovely.

Hugs, Kat xx

Unknown said...

Dear Pauline, your card is really beautiful, I love every detail you placed on this card, everything is perfect here. I would like to invite you to join my new challenge blog http://cisforchallenge.blogspot.com/ and the first challenge, which is 'Flowers'. It would be a great pleasure for me.

Unknown said...

Pauline, this is so pretty, love the flower bouquet and all the detail on your card. Thank you for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers and good luck xx

Shirley said...

This is so pretty! I love the die cut butterfly. Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

Jennifer said...

Wonderful to have you back Pauline. You have certainly not lost your magic touch! This card is just as beautiful as any you have ever made. I can't really single out any particular part I love most - it is all perfect!

Big Hugs,
Jennifer. x

Janette said...

Thanks for sharing your gorgeous creation with us at CraftyCatz this week.x

Lisa said...

Such sweet card Pauline! Pretty flowers and colors. Thank you for joining the challenge at Papertake Weekly :)

May said...

this card blows me away! So much detail and delicate layering of elements, it really is stunning. I'm glad you got to sneak in some creative time. Hope you have a great weekend too. Thank you for sharing and joining in the fun this week at Simon Says Stamp & Show!

Karen M said...

Isn't this just the sweetest card! I love your image, so beautifully coloured and all the perfect embellishments, especially those flowers. Pretty in pink, indeed!

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Pauline - adorable image and beautiful details.
Thanks for playing along at OBAG this time.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Naomi Johnson said...

So sweet, love the pastel tones. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi

Natali said...

Gorgeous project. Cute image and lovely flowers.
Many thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie` “Butterflies” Challenge and we hope to see you again.

Erica said...

Hi Pauline,

Such a gorgeous card! I love the colouring and the bow and flowers look fantastic!

Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Pretty in Pink' challenge!

Erica x

Susie said...

Beautiful roses! Thanks for joining our Make Your Own Flowers / Embellishments challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

melsanford said...

A beautiful card - those flowers are beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

sara said...

beautiful card thanks so much for joining us at Crafts and Me
hugs sara x x x