Thursday, May 30, 2013

Sweet Blossoms


Good morning crafty friends!

It's been a slow uneventful week for me, especially since it has not stopped raining since the beginning of last week. It was a super soggy day on Monday Memorial Day as well. Hubs and the kids of course had a 3 day weekend. Since it was too wet to barbecue, we had a nice dinner inside and had a conversation with the kiddos on the true meaning of that day.

I did manage to complete another card though!

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For my card, I used an awesome layout from Sunday Sketch and Stamp. I really had lots of fun with this layered sketch!


I drew inspiration for the colors from my newest DP stack from Recollections! I just love the paper sets they have out now, I want them all! lol


I used a super adorable stamp from Wee Stamps called Sweet Blossom. I had so much fun coloring her and her little friend! I bought mine in rubber stamp form from Whimsy Stamps but if you prefer digis, you can also get them directly from the Wee Stamps shop!


I had an extra beaded pin that I created for my last card and thought it matched perfectly with this one too! I also created a little glass image pebble for the bottom corner to show a bit more of the beautiful blossoms that come from the background DP.


No sentiment for me this time...I almost always have to add a sentiment. But I thought it looked perfect without one and I didn't want to take away form the gorgeous image!

The inside of the card....


CARD INGREDIENTS:

SIZE: 6 x 6 
IMAGE: Sweet Blossom "Wee Stamps/Whimsy Stamps"
COLORING MEDIUM and INK: Copic Markers
PAPERS: All cardstock matting is DCWV and Prima, DP is Recollections
EMBELLISHMENTS: Flowers are from "WOC", my handmade beaded trinket pin, my handmade glass image pebble, Crocheted lace ribbon and other embellishements from stash
TOOLS: Cuttlebug Machine, Spellbinder Nestabilities Circle dies and Large Scalloped Cricle Dies, EkSuccess Butterfly punch and sewing machine
OTHER: Diamond Stickles and 3D Dimensional Foam

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CARD WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES:

Sunday Sketch and Stamp - "Challenge 158"
Crafting By Designs - "Anything Goes"
Creative Belli - "Flowers"
Flutterby Wednesdays - "Flowers, Butterfly and Diecut/Punch"
Simon Says Stamp - "Anything Goes"
Crafty Sentiments - "Stitching"
Deep Ocean Challenge - "Ribbon and/or Lace"
Party Time Tuesdays - "Anything Goes"
Make It Monday - "Always Anything Goes"
Through The Craftroom Door - "Always Anything Goes"

Until next time,
Happy crafting to all!
and
Big Big
xx Hugs xx

39 comments:

  1. I LOVE this card! it is amazing, I might have to "borrow" your shading technique around the character :) - thanks for entering it into the Rhedd and Rosie's challenge and good luck! Melissa DT xx

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  2. This is gorgeous Tracey. I love this image and the colours and colouring are fab. Beautiful papers also.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  3. Gorgeous card Tracey!!
    XXX Heidy

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  4. stunning tracey!! such beautiful colours on here... love the tones and they match out perfectly to those yummy papers :D

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  5. Fantastic card,Tracey!Love every single detail!
    Huga,
    Dora

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  6. Beautiful card, as always, Tracey! I seen your card on Make It Monday and came over to take a closer look. If you'd like to see one of my creations, my entry is #177. I'd love for you to stop by and leave a comment!

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  7. Fab card, Tracey! Helena xx

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  8. This is a gorgeous card, Tracey! Wonderful coloring, fabulous choice of papers, and you've arranged those flowers so beautifully! Love the mustard color of your roses and the detail of the stitching too! I spotted your card on MIM.

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  9. Gorgeous card, Tracey!! Love the sweet image and all the yummy layers!! Your coloring is out of this world!!

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  10. This is WOW, loving your gorgeous gorgeous colours. The image is coloured just beautifully. Than ks for dropping by my world. Carolxx

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  11. Gorgeous card, great colouring in, thank you for joining in Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

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  12. Stunning as always Tracey, love the cute image and wow! your colouring....AMAZING!

    Donna x

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  13. Your cards truly amaze me! I could look at them for hours. This little gal is just adorable and those papers and colors you used are scrumptious!

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  14. Love this card - amazing colouring and layout. Thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky
    Beccy x

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  15. oh Tracey that is one feast for the eyes love your stitching and gorgeous colouring with all those delicious embellies
    Hugs Kate xx

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  16. Tracy, this is absolutely stunning. I love that sweet Wee image, your colouring is fabulous and the papers and details you have added are all so beautiful
    hugs Sue xx

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  17. WOWZERS Tracey, this is beautiful and I love the colour combo too :o)
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    x

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  18. Stunning card! Love your image, and your coloring. Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenge.

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  19. This is fabulous Tracey great colour choices! hugs Rebekah xx

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  20. She is beautiful! Your coloring is fabulous and the glitter accents on the flowers look great. :)

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  21. Your cards are always so jam packed with fun goodies and gorgeous colored images. You've used my fave color combo too. Love those BG's with yellow. :-) Amazing card Tracey!

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  22. This is lovely :) I really like the design and colours you used. Thank you for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge. Hugs, Dawny x

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  23. I saw your stunning card on MIM and had to take a closer look. Boy so glad I did. Your card is beautiful. the image, the coloring the embellishments this whole card is wonderful.

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  24. Thanks Tracey for leaving such a nice comment on my blog. I followed you back to look at yours and are blown away by your cards... they are amazing!!! I am becoming a follower/stalker!!! LOL
    Hugs
    Tracy

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  25. Good morning sweetie this is just gorgeous huggles Pops x x x

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  26. Beautiful colors for your wonderful card Tracey...I love the rich colors and the matching flowers. Great take on the sketch and the inside is just as beautiful. Hugz, joann

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  27. Such a gorgeous card, your colouring is amazing! Thank you for entering Rhedd and Rosies challenge, good luck! Wendy (DT member) xx

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  28. Hello Tracey ,what a beautiful card , I adore this image too. Thank you for joining us at our :
    "Through The Craft Room Door" Challenge this time and good luck.
    Hugs Elaine DT.

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  29. oh wow so gorgeous tracey.really love the image and your design and colours are stunning ;D


    xx coops xx

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  30. Very nice card!
    Can you please you on my blog ... and if you want please you can become a Member?

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  31. This is gorgeous!! Simply stunning! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

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  32. Stunning card and one of my favourite images.
    Louise xx

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  33. Lovely card with a cute image and great design. Thanks for sharing with us at Fab'n'Funky this week. Good Luck.

    Pat xx

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  34. Beautiful card Tracey. Wonderful layout and sweet image,
    Thanks for linking up with Make it Monday this week.
    Hugs,
    Sandy

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  35. This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments..And good luck.

    Caz CSD DT

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  36. AnonymousJune 02, 2013

    A very, very pretty card hun.

    Superbly coloured too.

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs in our Show Us Your Stitching Challenge & Good Luck!

    Hugs,
    Karen - DT.xx

    www.kraftykarensblogspot.co.uk/wordpress

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  37. Simply stunning Tracey!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

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  38. absolutely stunning card , adorable image and gorgeous flowers. Hugs Tina (DT)xx

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  39. Sheer Gorgeous-ness! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs! We hope you will play along with us again soon!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave me a comment! I truly enjoy everyone's lovely comments and am very grateful!
Big, big hugs! Tracey :D