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Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Not just Magnolia but Prairie Fairie Create(s) for fun on a Flutter by Wednesday

I made a resolution to use more of my Magnolia images.  I love these little cuties and I have quite a selection now but somehow I don't manage to get them out very often.   This card is for our lovely daughter, Emma.  It's her birthday in September and we won't be able to be with her (she lives in Crete) so we are sending her a great big hug in a card.  Just Magnolia's theme this week is "let's get sentimental".  They want to see a sentiment on our cards.  I stamped this sentiment from a set that Julie brought with her on a recent play day and I don't know the brand I'm afraid.   Prairie Fairie want us to "punch it" and I used my MS butterfly punch, a little flower punch for the outside of the lilac blue flowers on the ribbon and two leaf punches.  Flutter by Wednesday has an "open theme" which was perfect as their only requirement is to use "butterflies or fairies", and Create4fun just want a "birthday card".   All of my papers and the ribbon this week are by Stampin Up.  This is something else I have lots and lots of and I thought these pretty colours would be just perfect for our special girl!  The flowers are from a variety of sources, some of which have been coloured with Copics.  My image is coloured with a Copic/Promarker combination and cut out with a Nestie label.

17 comments:

Sue said...

This is so pretty and sweet. Love all the little details.
Thanks for playing FFF and do hope you will join us again this week for our huge blog hop.
Sue x

Lia said...

wunderful card lesley, I love the papers and the stamp is cute
hugs Lia

Lia said...

wunderful card lesley, I love the papers and the stamp is cute
hugs Lia

chris said...

Hi Lesley, this is so very special. hugs chris xx

dolcreations said...

What a special card for your daughter! I love all the butterflies that you put on your card! Pretty image!

Dena said...

Lesley! Your card is soooo pretty! I just love all the colors you used and what a cutie Tilda! Great job!
Thanks for joining Just Magnolia this week!
Hugs, Dena

Lindsey said...

Lesley this is beautiful! I love your colour choices and the beautifully coloured image. Such a special card.
Linds x

Michelle said...

Such a pretty card - your daughter is going to love it! I love the colors and design and all the fabulous butterflies! Thank you for joining us at FBW this week - keep fluttering :)

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

A really bright and beautiful creation - I am sure your daughter will love it.

Shame you can't be together for her birthday.

Love Jules xx

Mina said...

shes gorgeous Lesley, you should join in every week with your stunning work...I love the mix of colours you used...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
Mina xxx

Viv said...

Your colouring is amazing, your colours are amazing, your whole CARD is amazing!! Thanks for playing along with us at Fairy Fun Fridays this week. Good luck! xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Lesley, sweet image and colours.
luv
debby

Faye said...

How cute?! I love the soft subtle colours on this one, really pretty. xxx

darling Ho said...

Yeh!
The Tilda is so cute!!
I love the color you used, and the details are very pretty.

~darling Ho~

Roberta Laliberte said...

OHHH this is precious!

Thanks for playing along with the fairies this week!

xooxox

little angel said...

congratulations, you've won the price... your card is so beautiful and sweet! I love it
hugs
little angel

Julie said...

Hello Matey! Felt sure I'd left a comment!! Fabulous card, love the flutterbys and such a great sentiment!! Worthy winner of the Just Magnolia challenge - well done!! And thanks for the award, blush!! Juliexx