Saturday, 28 May 2011

On Tiptoes ......

I love the LOTV fairy image stamps include this little cutie which is called 'On Tiptoes'.  I don't usually do glitter or sparkle but I did manage to use some Stickles on her wings and also on the Card Candy I used at the top corners of the card - I coloured it first with a tan Promarker to match the image.  At the bottom of the card I used a piece of lace and put some ribbon along the top edge - something I've not done before with ribbon and lace.  The ribbon is some of the oldest in my store and dates back to pre-Promarker days when everything I made was brown!!

Here's a close up of the ribbon and lace - I also added some pink pearls to the lace:

The pink paper I used is from a pad that was free on the front of one of the magazines earlier this month.

I'd like to enter the card in the following challenges:

Shopping Our Stash - 'ribbon rewind'
Divas by Design - 'one for the girls' (second entry)
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges - 'cute and cuddly'
Lili of the Valley - 'I believe in fairies'
My Mum's Craft Shop - 'favourite colours' (second entry - pink and brown again!)
Totally Papercrafts - 'pink and girlie' (second entry)
Allsorts Challenge - 'things with wings'

14 comments:

  1. I like the combination of the brown ribbon and lace. Doesn't it feel good to use your old supplies? :)

    Thanks for joining us at SOS!

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  2. Very cute card!! The strip of brown ribbon really draws attention to that gorgeous lace!

    Thanks for joining us over at SOS! for our 'Ribbon Rewind Challenge' this week.

    xo Lou Mac.

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  3. don't you just love those lotv stamps? i ordered some just last week...can't wait for them to get here! great card...thanks for playing at sos!

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  4. Another very pretty card Helen...and I love the lace detail too hun..

    hugs Vicky xx

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  5. Hi sweetie, this is stunning, loving the colours, gorgeous work, thank you for joining us this week at Lili of the Valley, big hugs love pops x x x

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  6. Aww this is super cute hun!

    Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge at MMCS Challenges and hope to see you again next week!

    Kitty xx

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  7. A beautiful card, such pretty colours & a gorgeous image
    Thanks for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  8. Love that cute image and the ribbon and lace combo. I remember when I too had nearly everything I made some combination of pink and brown...and I had a ton of pink/brown ribbon. I think I am ready to use that combo again though...its been awhile! Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash.

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  9. Really pretty card. Love the lace and the sparkly candy.
    Thanks for joining our 'pink and girly' challenge at Totally Papercrafts.
    Caroline xxx

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  10. Hi Helen

    Great card one of my fave LOTV images too!

    Thanks for playing at Allsorts this week

    Emma xxx

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  11. So pretty! Great job combining the lace, ribbon and pearls!
    Thanks for joining us at SOS this week!

    Hugs,
    Alica ;)

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  12. What a sweet card.
    Thanks for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky this week, hope to see you again next time.
    Sharon x

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  13. So sweet & lovely. Beautifully colored image! I love lace, so the ribbon topped with lace (in MY opinion) is just perfect. :)

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at SOS! Tune in tomorrow for a brand-new challenge!

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  14. Fairies and multi sized polka dots! perfect
    Your Color choice is gorgeous and perfect for the One for the Girls challenge over at Diva's by Design. Thanks for joining in! Good Luck!
    HUGS
    Tammy Louise

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Helen x

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