Jan 30, 2013

Whimsy Inspires Challenge *** Fancy Edges***

Good morning  and thanks so much for stopping by!

I made today's card for the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations challenge


This month the challenge theme is

  "Fancy Edges"

and I thought the new lace doily corner doily die 2 would be perfect to use for the challenge.

I used a brand new stamp from the January release, it's called " Floraline" illustrated by Elisabeth Bell.



I colored her using my Faber Castell Pencils, and as always blended with baby oil. 
I've embellished with a button and some twine, added a punched butterfly (Martha Stewart punch), and then a flourish diecut  using whimsy's "vines" die set. 
The sentiment "For You" is from the Whimsy Stamp set "Mini party letter seals". 

The papers are from a 6x6 pack by My Minds Eye, which I purchased at Hobby Lobby. Card stock is from SU and the white is Neenah.


There are about 2 weeks left to enter the Whimsy Challenge and there are 3 fabulous prizes up for grabs this  month! And you don't have to use a Whimsy Stamp, but if you do, then you might be chosen as a lucky guest designer for a future challenge. The guest designer will be able to choose a digi stamp of their choice from the store to create their guest card too!


I am combining this card with a few other challenges too:

Creative Card Crew -  Girly (Week 2)
Party Time Tuesdays -  Anything Goes
Sugar Creek Hollow  -  Lots of Layers
Crafty Catz - cute as a button
Fairy Tale - My newest stamp
Stampin' For The Weekend -  Something Girlie


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Recipe
Stamps: FloralineMini party letter seals (both Whimsy)
Papers: My Minds Eye, SU, Neenah
Inks: Memento tuxedo black, soft sky
Embellishments: button (SU), twine (whimsy), butterfly (MS punch), sticky pearls (SU), grosgrain ribbon (SU), stickles star dust glitter
Tools: lace doily corner doily die 2vines (both whimsy), janome sewing machine, ink applicator tool

14 comments:

  1. Love this card with all it's layers, stitching and springy colors, so very inspiring.

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  2. Beautiful colouring and embellishing. xx Flora

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  3. Such a beautiful card Ellie!!
    XXX Heidy

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  4. This is so pretty, love the sweet image
    Hugs julie P

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  5. Gorgeous card hun, love the stitching :) thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

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  6. Eine ganz bezaubernde Karte ist das.

    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. Liebe Grüße. Jenny

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  7. Gorgeous card, love the sweet image and all the fab details.
    luv
    Debby

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  8. This is so beautiful, soft, and feminine. Love all the fancy edges.

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  9. What a lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

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  10. ooh so sweet ...thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  11. I love it, that's a gorgeous image and I love the die you've used and the twine suite t perfectly.

    Thanks for stopping by

    Hugs

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  12. sweet card thanks for joining us at SCH
    hugs

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  13. Love the look of this colouring with the bby oil..will have to investigate this technique. It gives a lovely soft look to your image.
    The fancy edging is fab!

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  14. Gorgeous card and colouring

    Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our girly challenge

    Margaret xx

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