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Jul 5, 2011

Digital Tuesday Challenge- bling it up


Hello everyone and thanks so much for visiting! I have a new card to share today for this week's Digital Tuesday Challenge.
Our Theme this week was chosen by the lovely Maria, and she would like us to
Bling it up.

Here is what I created.

We are being sponsored by Paper Fashions, etc, and the Design Team was given some button cards to play with. I had no idea what exactly a button card is, then after looking at some amazing samples on their blog, I had this idea to create a vintage style card and use a button card on it.
The image of the girl was a freebie that I picked up at Tina46's blog. She has the most amazing vintage cards on her blog and lots of beautiful free vintage pictures too.

I am combining this with the following challenges:
That should be it for this card. I hope you'll play along with us this week for a chance at a fabulous prize from Paper Fashion etc.

Products used:
  • Stamps: digi-Paper fashion button card, freebie girl photo -links are posted above, sentiment SU
  • Papers: Stampin up, designer paper from stash, neenah white card stock, paper lace doily
  • Embellishments: Prima flowers, clear sticky rhinestones, buttons, silver cord, lace
  • Tools: janome sew mini, oval punch, scissors for distressing

Have a great day!!


cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is just stunning,oh love this to bits,super super layout hugs cheryl xxx

Amy Johnson said...

Your card is so beautiful and amazing! Love how you used the button card, your gorgeous vintage image, the color combo and all your bling!

Unknown said...

This has just stunned's just GORGEOUS!!!

Thank you for playing along at Frosted Designs, I look forward to seeing more of you designs


Leanne said...

Thanks for playing this weeks stitching challenge, nicely done.

Leanne DT 4 Crafty Chicks!

Julie said...

Oh wow this is just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at DDSC

kissinia said...

Absolutely adorable project! Many thanks for joining Frosted Designs Challenge!

Shirl said...

Gorgeous, such a pretty image and love the vintage feel. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
Hugs Shirley x x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Ellie this card is totally amazing the image, design and colours look awesome.
Lorraine x

Tamie said...

Fantastic vintage card. I love the look the feel and all of the details. The stitching is a perfect touch. thanks for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Lydia said...

Wow, this is beautiful! I love the button card as well and your colour combo. Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!

Debs M said...

wow this is lovely, never heard of a button card either but it looks great! Thanks for joining the ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge’ at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges
Debbie Dt x
(Visit my blog, I have candy!

Carla said...

What a gorgeous card!!! Love the layers, flower and buttons... fabulous! Thanks for playing at the PPA! Hugs,

Karen said...

Really lovely, thanks for joining us at DDSC.

Sandy O said...

I can not express how stunning this is! Perfect use of the sponsor image. It was a really hard one to use!

I left you a blog award on my blog :o) I am sorry that I have not had time to leave comments, (I feel so bad about this) I have been so busy I have not even had time to craft :o( I will be back to commenting really soon.

Diane Noble said...

Ellie, your card is fabulous! All the gorgeous detail is so balanced...just perfect. We are delighted that you enjoyed using one of our Vintage Button Cards. I just love the way you dressed it up!! So glad that Digital Tuesday Challenge led me to your blog. Your work is wonderful. I'll be back! Diane Noble, Paper Fashions Etc.

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Stunning card - love the blue and brown combo, that gorgeous image and your buttons and flowers.

Thank you for joining us this fortnight in our vintage challenge at Craft Your Days Away.

Hugs Sarahxx

paper fun said...

So pretty, I love your creative use of the buttons.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.