Saturday, 27 February 2010

Birthday Lilacs

Good afternoon everyone, oh what a fabulous night we had with our friends last night. We saw an amazing singer for the first half of the evening and then we hit Flares and danced til the early hours, my feet are killing me but it was so much fun. I thought I would share the card I made for Beccy (it was her birthday yesterday), isn't this image so much fun!


Dress - Gooo, G00, BV02, BV31
Flower - G000, G00, BV02, BV31, YG11, G14
Skin - E000, E00, R20
Hair - E50, E51, E53


Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch #38
Susie's Sassy Challenge - Lilac & Aqua
Cute Daisy May - Flowers
Cute Card Thursday - Ribbon-tastic
Pixie Dust - Think Birthday
Crafty Catz - Fancy Edge and Ribbon


So for this little gem of a card I have used the very funky Kraftin Kimmie image which I got from Tracy at Dies to Die For. The papers are some of my absolute faves by Making Memories and I have these in several colours, they are just so gorgeous. Flowers are a mix from Poppicrafts and Crafty Feeling and the lovely gem brads are by Papermania (I think). Another fab craftwork cards sentiment (you can buy some HERE and they are so handy to have in your stash, lord only knows how I managed without them. They fit beautifully in my fancy tags by Spellbinders. The lush ribbon is a real steal from the Paper Mill Shop at only £2.99 for 12 metres and comes in loads of colours in both satin and organza. Oooh, almost forgot my Martha Stewart Border Punch .... eek. Little sparkly gems from Papermanis to finish and thats it, another card finished. Please pop back tomorrow because I have a really gorgeous image to show you .... have a fab day xxx


Sue said...

Hi Marcea,glad you had such a good time last night.Your card is lovely,I hope Beccy loved it.

Suzie Q said...

Hi Marcea,
what lovely colours you have used, she looks like shes smelling your lovely flower!
great tip with the sentiment it fits wellx
Suzie Qx

Susie Sugar said...

What a fab sketch you followed here Marcea you have made an adorable card really beautiful you have do a great job with our Lisa's colour combo
Thanks for joining us at Susie's sassy challenge this week hope to see you again soon
Hugs Susie xx

Dianne said...

Good Morning Marcea,

This card is beautiful!! I love the color purple and this is just perfect.

CraftyC said...

Its adorable Marcea, love the colours and fab image. So glad you had a good night out!

Sue said...

Hi Marcea
sounds like good nite out, gorgeous card, luv the colours, sue,x

mulberry station said...

Your card just makes me smile all over!!! I love your colors. Your image is just way too cute!! I am going to have to get that spellbinder tag. That is amazing!
Wonderful take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us!!
Nancy SSW-DT

Tracy said...

Super cute card, very lovely. Thanks for joining Susie's Sassy challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

kelly ledder said...

wow this is fabulous xx lovel the vibrant colours xx

Anonymous said...

You make every type of image look gorgeous, Marcea! This is so perfectly coordinated--colors, flowers, papers--everything! Love that tag! Beautiful card!

Nicola said...

Bet Beccy adores this card Marcea, fabulous colouring and the most beautiful papers. Love your punch and gorgeous sentiment cut with spellbinders.
OMG how on earth did you manage to keep your eyes open til 5.30am, dirty stop out rofl!
xx Mum xx

Jeannie said...

These colors together make an absolutely gorgeous card!
Great job with this weeks sketch and thanks so much for joining us at SSW!

Peace & Luv,

Marion said...

Wonderful card and that image is just fab. Great colours.

carol said...

hi..yes your image is fun, it's so cute, love your card, thanks for playing along with craftycatz, x carol

Fern said...

Stunning card Marcea, your colouring is mazing!! :D

Fern xx

pinky said...

Marcea this is just gorgeous, that ribbon was a real bargain! thanks for sharing at CDM this week.

Kim Piggott said...

So very gorgeous!
Such a sweet image beautiful colours!

Kerry said...

Hi Marcea,

Love the simplicity of the 2 colours you have used. Fab card.

Kerry cc

Victoria said...

oooooooooooh Marcea this is a bit gorgeous. I lurve your colouring and the layout looks fab



Hi Marcea
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

gina g said...

Hi Marcea Wow i love this, beautiful colour combo and fab layout. luv gina xx

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a sweet card, so wonderful! Lovely colours and the image is so funny!
Hugs Jacqueline

Tammy said...

This is so cute! I just love that image and you colored it beautifully! Gorgeous layout and papers also!
Tammy x

Lisa said...

Hi Marcea, Gorgeous card! I really love the papers/colours. So bright and fresh.

Lisa x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Marcea, what a gorgeous card. Love the image and your colouring is awesome. You know how much I love these papers too!! The fancy label tag is stunning - will have to check that out :) Thanks for joining us at Susie's sassy challenge. Hugs, Denise x

Donna said...

A really wonderful card Marcea and a great take on this weeks sketch, your colour choice is fantastic and such beautiful embellies too...thanks for playing along with us at SSW :) Donna x

Mrs Wonka said...

Love it! x

Deb said...

gorgeous card Marcea, love the colours, sounds like a fun night out! many thanks for joining in the CCT challenge, hugs Debx

Beccy said...

Another great card
Beccy x

Lora said...

Love the image and those papers are gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at CDM this week.
Lora x

Terry Oulboub said...

Marcea, your cards are always beautifully coordinated with the prettiest papers you've used. This is just wonderfully crafted! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday! ;D

Stacy said...

WOW WOW WOW!!!! I love this card! Such pretty color!!! Fun, fun image! And I adore your flowers and border punch and sentiment tag, all are just beautiful. I am so glad you could join us at SSW!

Unknown said...

Marcea this is a super cute card, with a fabulous Image, thank you for playing along at CDM this week. Hugs Avril xxx

thread-bare said...

Fab card Marcea... I don't know how you have the energy hun. Please bottle some & send it to me lol!!! xx Clare x

Sheri Gilson said...

Darling card!! Love the colors and sweet image!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!

Lana Clarke said...

Sweet card Marcea! Thanks for playing with the pixies.
Lana x


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