Monday, 5 April 2010

Sweet Pea Stampers - Fairies at the bottom of your garden

Boooo, it is the last day off for Easter but I shouldn't grumble because it is still an extra day off isn't it. I hope you have all had a lovely weekend. I have some great news to share with you all. I have been invited to join the fabulous challenge blog dedicated to the beautiful Sweet Pea Stamps, you know I love these so how I could I say no!!!! So why don't you pop on over to Sweet Pea Stampers and join us with this weeks challenge ......

Fairies at the bottom of the garden


Skin - E000, E00, E11, RV21, BV02
Eyes - B93, B95, B97
Flowers/clothes - Y15, Y38, BV02, BV13, RV02, RV23, RV34, YG06, BG49, E57


Papertake Weekly - Open theme
Craft Creations - Anything Goes
Stamp Something - Pink Somethings
Secret Crafter - How does your Garden Grow?

I have tried to make my card look like I am looking through a window (sort of) by making a recessed window card. There is a really wonderful tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers which is so easy to follow and a lot of fun too. I added a border around the edges with my fab MS Valentine heart punch from Dies To Die For . A little reminder that Tracy also stocks Copics so why don't you add a couple more to your collection - I love mine so much. This beautiful stamp is called Dark Sirene and is only available from Crafts & Me in the UK. I treated myself to some more new papers a few days ago and how pretty are these ones. Can you believe they are by Papermania (Rose Garden pad). I have been really impressed with Papermania's new pads this year - all have been utterly wonderful. Lots of flowers to finish, another mix of wild orchid crafts, tabby crafts and I think maybe Joanna Sheen but don't quote me on that! Enjoy your day if you are off and please try to join in if you can. Have you seen the gorgeous piccy on my sidebar for the challenge .... why don't you grab it and help spread the word about our challenge :o)


Lisa said...

Hi Marcea, Wow this is a stunning card! Love the beautiful image and gorgeous flowers.

Lisa x

Rach said...

Oh wow this is such a pretty card hun, beautiful colouration .. congrats on your new dt post, enjoy your extra day off of work.. xxx

Squirrel x said...

Stunning fairy hun, and the window card is amazing. Congrats on joining the team (not slightest bit surprised you were asked). Hugs, Squirrel xx

Powerful Search Engine said...

Hi Marcea a gorgeous card, I love the aperture and the frame, the image is coloured beautifully and those roses are stunning hugs Pascale x

Juls said...

so fab!! Love how you have framed her, and the gorgeous colours!! Hugs Juls

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

The image is so wonderful! Your card is super, really beautiful.
Hugs Jacqueline

Teri said...

This is gorgeous hun - love the border and those flowers!
Glad to be working with you at Sweet Pea Stampers!
Teri x

Di said...

WOW Marcea congrats on your Dt i am not surprised your cards are stunning!
happy Easter!
hugs Di xxx

Terry said...

OMG Marcea, what a beautifull card you made, wow just love the hearts and the roses and yep the image is so stunning. Fab coloring sweetie. Thanks for sharing. Hugs Terry

Irena said...

Incredible card, the image is lovely, the colors are great, very very loving.

Lexxie said...

Congrats on your DT call Marcea!
Your creation is just beautiful, love the heart framed window.
It really is a gorgeous creation,
Love Sarita xx

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Marcea
Your colouring is just beautiful, love your design....the frame is fabulous.

Karen x

Kerry said...

Congratulations on your new DT news. I love SP images too! I like how you have framed the image with the MS valentine punch! xx

Nicola said...

Stunning recessed window card Marcea and your colouring is ace as always. Love this image and all your gorgeous floral detail. Congratulations on your new DT spot, so looking forward to working with you yet again.

Lorraine A said...

Oh WOW !! Marcea what a beautiful card :-) the image is gorgeous and your colouring is fab :-)

thanks for joining the PTW :-)

Lols x x

angelwhispers said...

Congratulations on being on the DT !! I must say it's well deserved as your creations are so beautiful!!! Love this card the colours are so perfect!!! Love Chanelle xx

Little K Smith said...

Stunning card Marcea, love the frame and all those gorgeous flowers. Love the lush paper too.

Spyder said...

This is a lovely card, love the way it's framed

Pauline C said...

Hiya Marcea - hope all is well with you. Another fab card hun - love the colouring on your beautiful Sweet Pea image. The recessed window is fab too :-)
Pauline x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Marcea, gorgeous card, love the colour scheme its beautiful. Fabulous design and details. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Sue said...

Hi Marcea
wow hun a striking card, your colour work is awesome, lovely layout, sue,x

Annika said...

Love the window effect! And the frame with MS punch adds a wonderful oomph.
Gorgeous image and your colouring is SO fab!
Congrats on new DT position, you really are a mighty woman - how you manage it all is waayyy beyond me! lol

Liz Corrigan said...

Marcea congratulations on your DT post at Sweet Pea Stampers, it is well deserved. This is an amazing card, beautiful colours and colouring of the image. Rosie x

Rose said...

STUNNING!! love your coloring :) So glad you joined us on crafty creations this week

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Good morning Marcea, hope you had a fabulous weekend hunny, wow what a stunning card, this is fabulous, your work is always so inspirational hunny this is no exception. Trying desperately to catch up with my blog hopping im so far behind at the moment! have a great day hugs Linda x

Anne said...

A gorgeous card Marcea! Stunning details and beautiful coloring =)

Hugs, Anne

Leanne said...

Ooh this is gorgeous!! The flowers are absolutely beautiful and your coluring is WOW!!!


Sandie said...

Absolutely stunning!!

Thanks for joining us on Stamp Something, good luck :)

thread-bare said...

Beautiful card hun xx CLARE X


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