Thursday, 12 March 2009

Daisy & Dandelion / Lili of the Valley DT cards

How exciting ..... it is finally time for the very first challenge on Daisy and Dandelion and I have been looking forward to this so much :o) . The theme for this weeks challenge is ...


This can be a baby card, a new home card or even a friendly welcome card. Just let your creativity take over and have fun.

I have used the super cute Onion - how sweet is this baby elephant! I stamped him onto some white card and then created a frame using one of the gorgeous floral border stamps in the Pickles and Onion stamp set. I then coloured it with my usual prismas.

The beautiful pastel papers are from the Daisy and Dandelion paper pack and are perfect for a baby card. Finishing touches are some flowers from my stash and a computer generated sentiment.

I hope lots of you take part and have fun with this weeks challenge. Make sure you don't miss the other wonderful creations from our brand new DT!


Another new Design Team for me today and this time it is the wonderful Lili of the Valley . I was delighted when they asked me to join their brilliant DT with fellow newbie Risa .

The challenge this week is .....


I have used Tilda with Rose as my image and coloured her again with my prismacolors. I love these papers and haven't used them in so long. They are from Papermania's Exquisite pack and the brown papers are BG. The lace was sent to me in a RAK (thanks sweetie) and I have attached a little heart charm with some jump rings that I got from Joanna Sheen (the little pearls are also from JS).
My fab MS doily punch has been working overtime (need to get more of these border punches ordered!!) and I love them layered up like this.

Ribbon and flowers from stash and think that's about it. Please make sure you check out everyone's cards in the DT - they are a talented bunch and give so much inspiration. Finally, huge congratulations to Donalda who has a new baby grandson - there are some gorgeous photos on her blog so please pay a visit and say hi :o)


thread-bare said...

2 fantastic cards hun, just love onion, he is adorable xx

Kim Piggott said...

Marcea these are just divine!
Such gorgeous images and so beautifully coloured!
Love your paper and your designs and details are just wonderful!
kim x

Sally said...

both cards are beautiful. Love that that little elephant, but the mother's day card is one o fmy favorite color combos.

Saskia said...


Wow... 2 beautiful cards!!! Lovely colours and details!!



Nicola said...

Impossible to choose a favourite because both your cards are so pretty Marcea.
Onion is such a cutie little elephant,beautifully coloured and your floral border stamp works perfectly with him. Love these papers and stamps so much that will have to look for them when I come over next week. Love your sweet Mother Day´s card as any mum will. Tilda is a favourite of mine and your colouring is superb. These papers are lovely and I love how you have used your MS punch and finished off with the gorgeous lace border. xxx

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Darling cards Marcea! Love the layouts and papers on both, especially that first one ;)! The images are colored perfectly and the accents are beautiful. Lovely DT cards! :)

Erin... said...

2 gorgeous cards!! love the coloring and the colors you chose. fun flowers too!

Riet said...

woww wowwww Marcea,what a beatiful cards,l love the image and colours.

zo mooi.
hugs Riet.x

** Isa ** said...

Hi Marcea. just find my way to your blog and I love your cheerful cards. Gorgeous...

Hugs xxx

Pauline C said...

Wow Marcea these 2 cards are stunning and well worthy of your 2 new DT places - well done!! Pickles and Onion are adorable aren't they?? I can't wait til I get chance to play with mine ... and what a fab idea for the flowery border. Even though I'm not a Tilda fan I think Tilda with rose is growing on me and I love how you have used her with the cute heart charm and those papers which I was also lucky enough to get from secret Santa last Christmas :-)
Hope you're having a good week hun
Pauline x

cats whiskers said...

Oh HUn you have outdone yourself with these two little masterpieces I just adore them both. Your colouring is perfect and colour choice as always stunning
Hugs Jacqui x

Bev said...

Two totally stunning cards babes - how cute is that heffalump!!! Love the Tilda card too, it's pure perfection!! x

Debbie said...

Two beautiful cards Marcea, beautiful colouring and papers and I love both of the images. Debbie x

debby4000 said...

Fantastic cards, but my fave is Onion he is so cute.

LavenderCards said...

lovely cards Marcea.

Susie Sugar said...

Marcea What darling cards , both are little master pieces
Love Susie xx

Daisychain said...

Both cards are just gorgeous. I love the papers and the designs.

Congratulations too on becoming one of Lili's Little Fairies, nice to be working with you.

Hugs Christine x


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