Friday, 10 May 2013

In the Pink.....and Yellow :)

Hello, and welcome!

Has it really been a week since I last posted?  Oh dear, I really don't know how to explain that, lol.  I can only say that I've felt a need to work on my family history research, and I can get totally lost in times past.  The Hubster has been home for only the one day in the past 14, and next week will be the same, so it's been easy to lose track of time.  I haven't made even one card, this week, which is not at all like me....in fact, the card I'm sharing today was actually made at the beginning of last week.....and I've got new crafting supplies that haven't been taken out of the packaging yet!  Perhaps I've been running a fever and haven't noticed....hahaa!

Okay....down to crafty business!  It's time for a challenge over at Card Crafter's Circle........woohoo!

This week is a COLOUR challenge for you:

PINK AND YELLOW
Your creations should be all or predominantly pink and yellow!


We're welcoming back the fabulous Floppy Latte as our sponsor, this week, who will be offering our random winner a $6 voucher to spend in the store.

Floppy Lattes Digital Designs ::All Digital All The Time

I was treated to the very lovely Floral Frame 6 to use on my card........



I started with a white card base and added some scrummy DP that came with a magazine....you know me and my freebies, lol........and I put a strip of stripy pink washi tape along the bottom.......


The beautiful tulip frame came with a white background, but I chose to fussy-cut around the flowers which I coloured with Promarkers, and added a touch of sparkle to the bottom left tulip, which was decoupaged for a little extra dimension.  I popped the image onto foam to raise it from the gorgeous yellow Marianne's label onto which I'd added a rub-on sentiment......this Marianne's label die is my absolute favourite, right now....it's so pretty and versatile because it can be used as the focal point with an image in the centre, or, as a background, or bits could be chopped off it, or......or.......okay, you get the picture.....I love it!

Love the sparkly button!  I got a pack of 12 different button twines from TKMaxx (I think it's TJMaxx in the US) for £9.99....bargain!

This simply gorgeous butterfly is a vellum sticker that was in my stash.....I love the colours! I used this pretty Joy Crafts corner on both top edges, too......

The pretty little Notes card was a free download (sorry, don't know where I got it) and I used a Craftwork Cards sentiment flower, with added pin pricks........

I love how this looks.......

Toning creamy yellow paper, a die-cut journal spot and a little more pink stripy wash tape complete the inside of this cute card.

Please pop over to the challenge blog to take a peek at some really lovely inspiration from the rest of the Team, then let's see what you can create for this week's challenge.....
A reminder though...to be eligible for prizes and badges, your entry must follow our rules.  And please post the DIRECT link to your actual blog post, not just your blog


We look forward to seeing your creations!

hugs,
Anne-Marie x




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20 comments:

  1. love, love, love how you used that image! just gorgeous!

    you're slacking girlfriend! a whole week???? boo hoo for us!

    hugs :)

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  2. Gorgeous card,love the fab details and colours.xxx

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  3. This is gorgeous Anne-Marie. I love the floral frame, fabulous colouring and such a beautiful sentiment. Your detailing is wonderful, as always

    I hope you have a good weekend
    take care
    hugs Sue x

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  4. Very pretty. Your coloring is beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Digi Haven.

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  5. Wonderful card, Anne-Marie! I love the framing of you sentiment...just lovely! Thanks for playing on our street at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  6. Just wonderful. I love all the different elements and the tulips are gorgeous. Yay

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  7. love it matey!! Superb colouring in and sentiment is brill too. Definitely my most favourite of all your makes to date xx

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the sparkly button, love your coloring!

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  9. Anne-Marie, this is stupendous! Love the little details of paper piercing and the lattice corners and love how you coloured the flowers! Have a fabulous day!

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  10. absolutely stunning...the details...the colours...everything

    thanks for taking part at CREATIVE CORNER CHALLENGES

    Love Mel

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  11. This is a fabulous way to use that image. Love the fussy cut effect. Pretty papers and die cuts combine to create a lovely background, too. Thanks for joining our Floral Delight challenge this week at Craft Your Passion. I hope we see you again soon.

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  12. You've layered up the details beautifully.Love the words being framed by the flowers and the colours are so pretty.Really lovely card.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

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  13. Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenge.

    Evie (DT. member)

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  14. The fussy cut floral frame is such a pretty, decorative element, and you've colored it so well! I struggle with the coloring of flowers (and hair!), so I'm really impressed by this outcome - love the touches of glitter too! Beautiful card all together!

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  15. This is very pretty! The dimension looks wonderful! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!

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  16. This is a lovely happy fun card. Love it honey.Thank you so much for joining in with our first challenge.
    Annette
    My blog : Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for As You Like It Challenge.
    xx

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  17. Love that sparkly button!

    Thanks for joining us at Stampin' For the Weekend for our Button It Up Challenge!

    Hugs

    Julie x

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  18. Gorgeous Card! I love all of the dimension and your coloring is beautiful. Thank you for sharing with QKR Stampede this week.

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  19. Oh, this is so pretty! I love all of the dimension!
    My craft supplies are feeling quite neglected too! Hoping to remedy that this week!!

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