Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Spring Birthday!


Hello again!

I managed some time in my craft room yesterday and I had coloured up this new LOTV image which I just adore.  LOTV images are becoming more and more my favourite stamps ... I just love them!  This post is a little photo heavy but I don't often have the time to take more than 1 photo so I enjoyed a little more play time with my camera!!

This sweetie is coloured up with my copics and I sponged the background with Stormy Sky distress ink.  The gorgeous papers are from MME So Sophie.  I just love this pinky purple plum colour ... isn't it divine!  I actually even pulled out my sewing machine for this card - I'd forgotten just what a fabulous finishing touch it adds to the card.  Must find more time to do it more!  I haven't followed any particular sketch but everything seemed to fall into place nicely like this.  The doily, ribbon, lace, pearls & flowers are all from stash.  The sentiment is SU! and the button and twine are also from stash.


Here's a view of the finished inside - very simple but elegant.  The embossed butterfly is an SU! embosslits die/embossing folder - love it!  


A side angle view of the card showing some of the dimension and the finished inside too.


A close-up of the coloured image.  Copic colours used are:

Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20
Hair: E21, E23, E25, E27
Clothes: R59, R81, R83, R85
Dog/Dirt: E30, E33, E34, E35, E37
Grass: G63, G67


I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges this week:-

Lili's Little Fairies Challenge - Ribbon, Buttons & Bows
Paper Sundaes - Sundae Bar (lace, die cuts (nesties circles, butterflies)
Allsorts Challenge - Colour Bingo (Green/Ribbon or Lace/Pink)
Totally Papercrafts - Bingo (Flowers/Lace/Pink)

Thanks again for stopping by for a visit today.  I always appreciate the time you take to leave a comment.   I hope you're all enjoying a wonderful day!

Hugs,
Danielle x

15 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

so delicate and gorgeous and beautiful colouring
Hugs Kate x

Lisa Jane said...

oh that image is so sweet and i love that ribbon
Lisa x

Hazel said...

Hi Danielle

I love LOTV too - just can't seem to get enough of their stamps - although I must confess I have a pile of their rubber that I have never inked up (me blushing!).

This is a beautiful card with such pretty colours - I love that little dog he looks as though he is smiling!

I hope you had a lovely Easter and I would like to thank you for your lovely comments on my blog.

Be back to see you soon.

Toodle Pip.

Hazel xx

Janiel/ janny said...

cute cute cute!!!!

Thanks for joining us with the outside challenge at Little Darlings..
hugs......

brenda said...

This is very pretty Danielle and lovely happy colours.

Thanks so much for joining in my bingo theme at Allsorts this week and good luck.

B x

brenda said...

Should have said Danielle, this would be perfect for the theme this month at our sister challenge Penny Black and More.

B x

dolcreations said...

As you know I have a weakness for LOTV stamps...they are now one of my favourites....how can you not fall in love with them, especially when you come to your blog and see what you have done with this sweetie on her swing!!!!!GORGEOUS!

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Rufus said...

Darling, just darling! Love LOTV's images. You've more than done them justice!
R/

Denise Marzec said...

Oh my gosh, Danielle, this is beautiful!....lace, sewing, papers, coloring, angled sentiment....love it ALL!

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card, pretty image and fab colours,
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!

Hugz Fleur xXx

Craftyanny said...

A fabulous card. Great colouring and fab papers too.
Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts and good luck
Anne x

talha said...

Perfect color selection and design,ribbon made it awesome.


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Carolyn said...

Danielle, this is gorgeous. I love the LOTV stamp. Fabulous design, and your coloring is amazing.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

shamraiz said...

Oh this is just gorgeous,love the image,and your detail is just beautiful,,bless you for playing at anything goes this week hugs sam:>)

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