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May 21, 2011

Bella and Bronte's Challenge

Hi everyone! Hope you're having a great weekend so far!

I am back with another card!! So excited I got to make another card today while the kids were playing with their friends.

This week's challenge over at Mo Manning's challenge blog is "Distressing". Love distressing my edges, plus I love her digis so I decided to play along again this week.

For my card I used the first digi I have ever bought from Mo Manning. It so much reminds me of my little girl, who has a bunny that looks just like the one the girl in the image is holding. The image is called "Claire" and can be found here.

I colored with derwent coloursoft pencils and copics for the skin tones. I really like how these coloursoft turn out, and now they finally have a set of skin tones. I will be getting that very soon!!

I used papers from Stampin Up, and white Neenah card stock. Added some prima flowers and sticky pearls, and of course I distressed all of the edges using some scissors. Then I sewed around the edges. The sentiment is from Stampin Up (retired).
I really happy how this card turned out! But I guess any card using a Mo Manning image would turn out great!

Would love to enter this to the following challenges:
Thanks so much for visiting me today, don't forget to check out my Word Play Weekend Challenge #3 below, and if you play along you'll get a chance at having your card showcased as the card of the week next saturday!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


Jackie said...

Very pretty card, I love the sentiment :o)
Jackie xx

Janette said...

Hi Ellie, I just love your card, the image and papers are fab and that sentiment is perfect. Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

cheryl said...

oh this is really beautiful hun just love the detail on this,hugs cheryl xx


Hi Ellie
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz,
Hugs Dianne xx

Elaine L. said...

Such a pretty card! I love the layout, and the sentiment is perfect! Glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge..

Elaine L. said...

Ellie, I just noticed your cats! They look exactly like my two boys!

Debs said...

Gorgeous I so love Mo's digi's as well. Love your distressing, thanks for joining us at TPS this week.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Really cute card, love the image & the colours are fab!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, good luck!
hugs shell xx

Nana Donna said...

Lovely card, i love the distressed edges and the stitching. Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations this week

ahlers5 said...

Very pretty card. Lovely soft colors. thanks for joining us at Wags 'n whiskers.

Jennifer said...

Really gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing at CES challenges xx Jenny xx

Pat said...

Hi Ellie...ooohhh..I love this little Mo image...and your coloring is just beautiful! Great sentiment too! So glad you've joined us for this week's challenge at Mo's. Pat Frank

Dawn said...

Hi Ellie, very sweet card, perfect image and sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz. Hugs, Dawn

Lacey Stephens said...

Fabulous card! Great take on the Circles Challenge. Thanks for playing along with the Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge Challenge.
PS The Princess Digital Stamps are now available.
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps

Dorcas said...

Oh wow Ellie, this is gorgoeus! I haven't seen anyone use this digi in ages and its a real shame cos its so beautiful. LOve your card! I’m so happy you were able to play with us this week at Mo’s.

Caroline said...

So sweet and pretty!!! Thanks for joining in with our Cute & Girly Challenge at the Creative Card Crew.
Caroline x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at TPS…..
Hugs Judith