Thursday, March 3, 2011

Dandelion Clock in pink

After a very busy but exciting weekend, I'm starting to get back into the groove and getting caught up!  Phew!  My son had a big sports event on the weekend, and he did so well.  It's always heartwarming to see your child work so hard for something, and then pull it all together!

I fell in love with the last Lili of the Valley release, and just couldn't resist this little girl called Dandelion Clock.  I've paired her up with the Fine & Dandy line from My Mind's Eye.

Her wings are dusted with Dazzling Diamonds and I've attached a butterfly charm from my stash just to follow along with the spring tone of the card.  I really wish spring would arrive!  I can't take much more snow and -20's temperatures!

Copic colours:
Skin - E000, 00, 02, blush for cheeks
Hair, shoes - E30, 31, 33, 35
Skirt, wings, socks, flowers - R000, 01, 02
Shirt - BG0000, 10, 11
Greenery and flowers:  YR31, YG 01, 13

Challenges:
Sweet Stamps Challenge #4 - Sketch
Bunny Zoe's Challenge - Spring... Flowers Everywhere
Stamp Something - Flowers
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Recipe (one image, 2 Designer Papers, 3 different types of embellies - ribbon, charm, flowers)
Wild Orchid Challenge - Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Photo inspiration
Sweet Stampin Challenge - Oh So Girly
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
The Pixie Cottage - Spring
Creative Inspirations - In the Garden

Now I am off to do some blog visiting.  Thanks so much for stopping by!

                Hugs,
                         Christine

34 comments:

Posh Cat Crafts said...

An amazing card! I love LOTV stamps love the glittery wings and the love soft pinks you have used. A great take on our Sketch this week
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stamps
Hugs
Tamara
PS Check out sweetstamps.com for ideas and inspiration

Fiona said...

gorgeous Christine...I love that stamp and you have coloured her beautifully. awesome little flowers too. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.

Fi

I'm off to the Craft Show just shortly!!

Anne said...

Your card is adorable! Beautiful coloring of the image ;) Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage this week!

jonim52 said...

What a sweet card. I love the image. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps.

Bonnie Brown said...

What a cute little girl! I love your card! Great papers and embellishments. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stamps! Good luck!

NGCARDS said...

A very pretty card hun! Thanks for joining in with our challenge of In The Garden at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx

Marion said...

Hi Christine, Gorgeous card and such a beautifully coloured image. Love the papers and layout. Thanks for popping by my blog and I have put the link for instructions to the flower in the post now.
hugs
Marion

Beth said...

Christine, how gorgeous! Love the image, so beautifully colored, and the papers are perfect! Great job!
Hugs,
Beth
http://bethsbitsofart.blogspot.com

Tracey T said...

Oh my word, Christine, this is such a pretty card. Your layout is stunning and I agree with you about the image - I've used her for my Sweet Stampin' DT card for the coming week! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey x

~ Kendra ~ said...

BEAUTIFUL card! I just love those images!! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps and good luck!

Kendra

alicaz said...

So cute and girly! Love the little charm too!
I wish for spring too!!!

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

Very cute girly card. Adorable image. Thanks for joining our Sweet Stamps challenge.

Sandy Hulsart said...

Perfect choice of papers for this image and she looks adorable on this sketch. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Sweet Stamps blog.

Marlene said...

This is beautiful. Funny thing....the patterned papers so remind me of some wallpaper we had in an old house. Brings back memories!

Crystal said...

Adorable card, love the layout & fab ribbon & charm!

Sandy said...

Hey Christine! This card is so adorable - I adore all the LOTV stamps and the paper you have used with this is divine - love the colors and the layout - I have always loved this sketch. Wonderful card!
XO sandy

StephC said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! I love everything about it! So glad you joined us for this weeks CIC!

Sandy Fredrick said...

Very pretty. I love the colors and the sparkle you added to the wings adds a nice touch. Thank you for joining our challenge at SweetStamps.com.

TaraG said...

Gorgeous card, Christine! Love the MME papers...such soft pretty colours and I love the great card layout too! This image is adorable and the charm is the perfect little accent! Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge!
Hugs,t

Katy said...

Gorgeous colouring of a beautiful image - especially love the added glitter! Thanks for joining in with our Challenge of In The Garden at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog! Hugs. Katy. xxx

Tanya R said...

Such a gorgeous spring card. Thank you for playing with The Pixie Cottage this week.
Hugs
Tanya

Rachel Hope said...

Awww, this is soooo sweet! Thanks for playing along with the 100th Cupcake Inspirations Challenge!!

Sadilla said...

that's totally cute dear!!!
thanks for sharing at the pixie cottage
hugs
sadia

BananaStamper said...

This is gorgeous Christine! I agree, can't wait for spring either - enough already, lol! Maybe I had better get to work on some spring cards!

Jill said...

gorgeous card Christine so cute love the image thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Aunty Sue said...

Fab image and lovely papers thanks for sharing with creative inspirations

Ronnie said...

This is oh so sweet! Thank you for playing along with Cupcake Inspirations!

HappyCrafter said...

Very sweet card, your attention to detail sure stands out. Hope you are doing well :-)

Jacki Randolph said...

Such a sweet card, with the beautiful pinks!! Love the new line with MME! Love all the details you used to make this so lovely.
Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps,hope you will come back next week too!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Fabulous as always! Love the pink color scheme and the coloring is perfect! I haven't noticed any problems with my emails.. here's hoping for warmer weather soon!

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Christine! What pretty shades of pink and the image is adorable.
Thanks for joining us at the Pixie Cottage.
Sharon xx

Mona Evy said...

Such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us this week at Wednesday’s Creative Inspirations Challenge!!

Stacey Richardson, SweetStamps.com said...

Such beautiful colors. I love the patterns and your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks for joining the challenge at SweetStamps.com and good luck!

Katie said...

Lovely Spring card and great use of the sketch!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

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