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Jan 30, 2013

Whimsy Inspires Challenge *** Fancy Edges***

Good morning  and thanks so much for stopping by!

I made today's card for the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations challenge

This month the challenge theme is

  "Fancy Edges"

and I thought the new lace doily corner doily die 2 would be perfect to use for the challenge.

I used a brand new stamp from the January release, it's called " Floraline" illustrated by Elisabeth Bell.

I colored her using my Faber Castell Pencils, and as always blended with baby oil. 
I've embellished with a button and some twine, added a punched butterfly (Martha Stewart punch), and then a flourish diecut  using whimsy's "vines" die set. 
The sentiment "For You" is from the Whimsy Stamp set "Mini party letter seals". 

The papers are from a 6x6 pack by My Minds Eye, which I purchased at Hobby Lobby. Card stock is from SU and the white is Neenah.

There are about 2 weeks left to enter the Whimsy Challenge and there are 3 fabulous prizes up for grabs this  month! And you don't have to use a Whimsy Stamp, but if you do, then you might be chosen as a lucky guest designer for a future challenge. The guest designer will be able to choose a digi stamp of their choice from the store to create their guest card too!

I am combining this card with a few other challenges too:

Creative Card Crew -  Girly (Week 2)
Party Time Tuesdays -  Anything Goes
Sugar Creek Hollow  -  Lots of Layers
Crafty Catz - cute as a button
Fairy Tale - My newest stamp
Stampin' For The Weekend -  Something Girlie

Stamps: FloralineMini party letter seals (both Whimsy)
Papers: My Minds Eye, SU, Neenah
Inks: Memento tuxedo black, soft sky
Embellishments: button (SU), twine (whimsy), butterfly (MS punch), sticky pearls (SU), grosgrain ribbon (SU), stickles star dust glitter
Tools: lace doily corner doily die 2vines (both whimsy), janome sewing machine, ink applicator tool


Cindy Lou said...

Love this card with all it's layers, stitching and springy colors, so very inspiring.

Crafty Lark said...

Beautiful colouring and embellishing. xx Flora

heidy said...

Such a beautiful card Ellie!!
XXX Heidy

Anonymous said...

This is so pretty, love the sweet image
Hugs julie P

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the stitching :) thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Jenny said...

Eine ganz bezaubernde Karte ist das.

Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. Liebe Grüße. Jenny

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love the sweet image and all the fab details.

Amy Johnson said...

This is so beautiful, soft, and feminine. Love all the fancy edges.

Bianca said...

What a lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

carol said...

ooh so sweet ...thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Bridie said...

I love it, that's a gorgeous image and I love the die you've used and the twine suite t perfectly.

Thanks for stopping by


Daniele said...

sweet card thanks for joining us at SCH

scrappymo! said...

Love the look of this colouring with the bby oil..will have to investigate this technique. It gives a lovely soft look to your image.
The fancy edging is fab!

Margaret said...

Gorgeous card and colouring

Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our girly challenge

Margaret xx