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Sunday, 13 June 2010

Pollycraft's Magnolia squared Prairie Fairie's Cupcake

I was up until 3.00 this morning trying to finish this card for entry into five challenges.  Our friend is turning 60 and I wanted to make her something a bit sparkly.  Fortunately for me, I found three challenges to suit:

Pollycraft wanted "ribbon and bling", Prairie Fairie wanted "glitz and glitter" and Cupcake want us to "dazzle".       I chose a Tilda (one I haven't used before) which  makes my card suitable for Magnolia-licious who also wanted "bling" and are celebrating a 2 year birthday themselves and Just Magnolia who have a superb sketch by the uber talented Mina.
I have managed to make my card super-sparkly simply by using a selection of some new DCWV papers called Linen Closet and some from my DCWV Glitterstack.  Tilda is coloured in Copics and Promarkers.  She has Stickles in her hair and I used Spica pens for her sash and bow, her shoes and petticoats and a tiny bit on the rose on her dress. 
I made an easel card, using my version of Mina's sketch for the front/top.  The "Enjoy your Day" sentiment is by Stampin Up and the quote is a stamp by Fiskars.  I finished it off with punched flowers, brads. pearls and a little more Stickles.  The Linen Closet paper on the base of the card is embossed and stunningly sparkly and I didn't think it needed any more embellishment.   In spite of the very late night, I am pleased with the finished product.


chilli pip said...

Ha ha love your comments comment now I am not leaving you a comment as I am too busy
Jokes love your card. I really like the sparkle and shine you have used great clourinf of Tilda as well .
bye for now

Dena said...

Hey Lesley! I'm glad your back!
Your card is beautiful! That color is so soothing and pretty! It gives this Tilda a whole new feel! Such a pretty sentiment too!
Hugs, Dena

The Crafty Den said...

What a gorgeous card. Love the image and the colour scheme is stunning. Thanks for joining in with my “dazzling” challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Anne said...

Oh Lesley, this is just beautiful! I LOVE your colour combo and it's a fab take on the sketch!! Absolutely gorgeous card and your friend is going to love it!! :o) x

Jules said...

Gosh Lesley

I cannot believe that you were crafting at 3.00am !! That must be one very special friend you are creating for .. .. and I am sure she will love it.

A very beautiful creation and a gorgeous sentiment.

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday (if you aren't asleep already!!!).

Love Jules xx

Sanne said...

What a lovely card, it looks great!

Sanne :o)

Julie said...

Ab fab, Lesley!!! I adore the colour scheme - and it'a a case of me too from me as far as this paper goes - it is gorgeous!!! Juliexx

Suzi Mac said...

This is so lovely. I love the design and the wonderful sentiment. Thank you for joining us this week at Fairy fun Fridays with your lovely creation.
Hugs Suzi x

Annie said...

amazing card! I love the colour and the shimmery elements.
hugs, annie x

Trisha said...

Love the colors u used and the image! I'm a huge Tilda fan! Thankf for playing this week at FFF. P.S. I'm becoming a follower-love your work! Come over to my site if u like-I have some yummy blog candy up for grabs! XXX Trisha

Maureen said...

3 AM?? Wow, I wish I could produce something this nice in the middle of the night! I pack it up when I get tired; I fear I will really screw up my work too much! Really lovely card!

pickle said...

An absolute stunner!!!

Alex said...

Simply beautiful!
Love, Alex