Monday 11 June 2012

Happy Birthday

Good Morning everyone and hope you all have a great Monday - not everyone's favourite day I know but look on the bright side only 4 days left after this til weekend!

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Lexi's Creations and the challenge this week is Happy Birthday.  How easy could that be I ask? Here is what I have made:

I have used Ladybug Flowers which is available at Fairydust Crafts here.  I have coloured my image with Copics and added some Flowersoft to the centre of the flowers.  The image has been cut and matted with Spellbinders and then distressed with some Antique Linen Distress Ink.  The doily is a gorgeous Cheery Lynn die called Sophia's Heart it is so pretty and very big!  The butterfly and flower are also Cheery Lynn dies, I have distressed the edges of the butterfly with Antique Linen.  The sentiment is computer generated and cut out with Spellbinders.  The papers are a recent win from Bearly Mine Designs I got to choose two digi sets of papers and I can tell you it was a hard choice the papers are gorgeous!  You can see the Bearly Mine designs here. I have just finished off with some pearls from my stash.  We are sponsored this week by:

Joanna Sheen is our sponsor and they have free p and p so it is well worth giving them a visit! Please pop over to Lexi's and see what my talented team mates have done its well worth the visit!

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Creative Inspirations Paint - Butterflies
Pile It On - The Great Outdoors
Allsorts Challenge - Ice Cream Colours
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Flowers in Bloom
Craft Your Days Away - Bingo (Flowers, Pearls, Doilies)
Craft Punked - Happy Birthday
Emergency Crafters - Anything with Wings
Polka Doodles - Lots of Flowers
Stampin' For the Weekend - Bugs and Butterflies
Southern Girls - Things with Wings

Well that's it for me got a busy day - housework (ouch) and shopping with hopefully a bit of play time too!  Thanks so much for looking I will see you tomorrow, take care xx


Caroline said...

Morning Susan WOW fantastic card love the soft colours and the flower, doily and butterfly are gorgeous, the image is super cute and the layoyout is fantastic. Have a great day. Caroline xxx

Sue said...

Morning Susan,fabulous card,the doily is gorgeous.Very pretty image and paper.
Have a lovely day.
Sue xx

julie_woolston said...

Hi Susan wow what a stunning creation, I really love the doily it's so beautiful, love the colours combo.

Hugs Julie x

Eileen said...

Morning Susan,
This is just so pretty and feminine. Love that doily die,think I will have to go look for it. Great choice of colour.
Eileen x

Carol C said...

Beautiful card, I love the softness of the colours used :) Thanks for joining us at Craft Punked this week, Carol :) xx

Doreen said...

Gorgeous card Susan,beautifully coloured... the layout, colours and embelishments used are fab.

Sonia said...

Sweet creation Suzie! LOve this soft colour:)

Always with a Sentiment said...

Hello Susan. I just love the wonderful delicate colours you have chosen. Absolutely beautiful, and it shows this gorgeous image off perfectly.
Have a wonderful day.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Susan, sweet image and love the soft colours and gorgeous dies...of to check out that Sophia's heart die, love it.
Wendy xx

chrissy xx said...

JUst Gorgeous. LOve your flowers..LOve your design too.

Vicky said...

So very pretty. these colours are so soft and sweet, the butterfly is amazing and that flower.....

hugs Vicky x x x

Carol said...

Gorgeous card Susan, love the papers and that die looks fabulous. Carol x

Lorraine said...

What a pretty card. Love all the background details, great image too.
Lorraine x

Unknown said...

Very classy, stylish and elegant Susan, love those adorable dies and soft colours!! Hugs, Ira x

cotnob said...

This is such an elegant card Susan, I love your Sophia's Heart doily and beautiful embellishments.

Emma and Susan said...

This is such a beautiful card, gorgeous colour scheme, fabulous colouring of the image. I love it! The way you have edged the card with lace has really impressed me and I will definitely be trying this technique.
Thank you for your contribution to the design team.
Love and hugs
Susan xxx

nnalorac said...

Very pretty card Susan, love the soft colours, beautiful image and gorgeous design. Carolxx

Glenda Atkins said...

Oh my so very beautiful, love the soft colour, the fabulous accents and the elegant lacy look. Wow!

Mrs. Weddle said...

very cool .. love the soft pinks and cream/whites

Crafty Mamma Mia said...

Hi Susan - what a really classy card! I love the colour combination you've used and that's such a pretty layout. Gorgeous! Helen x

coops said...

so stunning susan.fab pretty image and your soft colours are gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Susan, love all the dis cut elements.

Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Calendar this month.
Good luck!


Hi Susan
A absolutely gorgeous and beautiful card
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Susan!! what beautiful colours.. love the image and the stunning frame detail…and the pretty butterfly and flower - it's a real stunner!!
Hope you got all the housework over with and are having a lovely evening! ;-))
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Vicky said...

Another very beautiful creation Susan...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

pinky said...

Its absolutely gorgeous, love the soft colours. So elegant.

Jo said...

Hi Susan, hope you're well! Lovely, lacy the soft colours and die cuts you chose, looks fab!
Hugs Jo x

amanda stokes said...

Hi Susan,
Absolutely beautiful card,lovely image and details :) x

Dea said...

Hi hun, what a beauty, loove the peachy creamy yummy colours and those dies are sooo pretty; flawless as usual hugs Dea xx

Carole Z said...

Hi Susan, an absolutely beautiful card! I love how delicate it is, with such soft colours. Thanks for joining us at Emergency Crafters this time, Carole Z x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is soooo gorgeous Susan and what beautiful details.

Sarah said...

Your card is beautiful Susan!

Mau xx said...

This is stunning Susan, Love the soft colours and detail on it.
Hugs Mau xx

Anonymous said...

This is so beautiful Susan, simply gorgeous!
Helen x

CraftyNess said...

Love the softness of this card - very pretty - thanks for joining Craft Punked this week x

Paula said...

Beautiful card! Your colour combo is divine! Thanks for joining Craft Punked this week, Paula :)

Helen Anderson said...

Oh wow, this is so pretty and different! Thanks for joining Craft Punked and good luck x

Sandy said...

Oh my gosh - this creation is gorgeous. It has such a light and lacy feel. Absolutely beautiful. You sure have been busy while we were out of town!