Thursday, 10 March 2011

Lili of the Valley - Say it with Flowers!

Hands up who got their brand new Lili of the Valley animal stamps yesterday???? There are 19 in this release and at only $4 (should be pound sign ... keyboard being silly) they are such excellent value. I can't wait to see what you all create with them. 

The theme this week on the LOTV challenge blog is ....


I am loving experimenting with different colours and combinations of colours, especially ones that I do not usually use. I took my inspiration from these beautiful papers available from Tracy at Dies to Die For. They are by K & Co and are from the Julianne Speciality papers ..... complete with glitter (click pic for better look)

Another totally adorable stamp - Hello Cupcake .... I just love colouring these so much, I feel so lucky to be part of the Lili of the Valley family :o)


E000, 00, 11, YR 20, 23, Y28, 35, YG0000, 03, 11, 63, R20, RV11, 34, W1, 3, 5

Did you spot my Australian lace????? Well ok, it isn't Australian ..... I stuck it upside down by mistake so I thought I better make it match on the insert too. I am trying to convince myself there is no wrong or right way up for lace but of course we all know there really is ... isn't there? The lace and roses are available from Wild Orchid Crafts .... my favourite place on earth on buy my flowers from!

Just to prove never to throw your lush paper scraps away ..... managed to turn them into a matching piece for the reverse of my card .... it would be a sin even to throw this tiny amount in the bin!


Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles - Go Green
My Time to Craft - Jewels
Sketch Saturday - Sketch # 145
Wild Orchid Challenges - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Spring ... Flowers everywhere
Pixie Dust Studios - Thankyou for being you
Little Claire's - Flowers
Southern Girls - Flowers


Marion said...

Fabulous card Marcea and such a gorgeous colourway. Image is such a cutie and love the lace and flowers.

Riet said...

So wonderful card Marcea,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Squirrel x said...

Wow bird, what a little cracker! Great colour combo, it really sings, and it suits that cutie image perfectly. Loving the lace, no matter which way up. Simply gorgeous creation. Was lucky enough to order 17 of the stamps (already have the other 2) and can't wait for them to arrive. Hugs Sxx

Anonymous said...

Oh Marcea this is adorable! Love everything about it

Have a fab day

Ali x

Unknown said...

Hi Marcea, wow I love this card, love the colours and the DP is sooo pretty!! Hugs, Frea

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fabulous papers and another beautiful card. Love the different colours which all come together so well. Marianne x

nessy said...

such an adorable ,sweet card marcea ~love it!
vanessa xx

Sue said...

Hi Marcea
totally gorgeous card inside & out, awesome colouring, stunning creation, sue,x

Kirsty said...

Hi Loving the colour combination and yes th epapers are divine ! I did palce an order and so excited to be able to join in all the fun . Thanks for the inspiration today ! Kitty :)

Astrid said...

OMG Marcea, this is gorgeous. Loved the colours and the papers, wow.
Hugs Astrid

Jannie said...

Such an adorable card Marcea! Love the colors and this image is so sweet.

Hugs Jannie

Melissa Bove said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Simon Says DT

Cazza said...

Ooooo love this colour combo Marcea, your papers are yummy and your colouring is perfect!!
Thanks for joining in the fun with us this week over at Sketch Saturday :o)

Kim said...

Marcea this is beautiful hun1 Your layout is amazing and your image is colored fabulously!!! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
Hugs~ Kim

Nicola said...

Fabulous colouration and colour combo Marcea, this image is so cute and your papers and lace are gorgeous.
xx Mum xx

Louise said...

Wow, Marcea, your card is simply stunning! I love your colouring and the colour scheme.
Thank you so much for joining us this week at Little Claire's Designs x

patriziawithaz said...

Beautiful card Marcia. Gorgeous papers and image. Love everything about it and thank-you for sharing it with us at MTTCC this week x

jojoscraps said...

What a sweet card! She's colored perfectly and I really like your color combo.
Jo xx

Cat said...

What a GORGEOUS card! It's beautiful inside and out! Thanks for joining us at Pixie dust this week!

Jolara said...

really beautifull ! Thanks for joining the Pixies this week ! Joyce xo

Michelle Singer said...

Adorable card Marcea. Thanks so much for joining us at Southern Girls this fortnight. I really hope to see you again at our next challenge.


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