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Sep 27, 2013

Beau and Bashful

Happy Friday everyone! 
Finally had some time again for a card :-)
I used one of my newest stamps - Beau and Bashful-  from Whimsy's Wee Rubber Stamp collection! I was a little scared to color this image with my copics, but I think it turned out ok. Maybe it could have used some more shading...
I created a simple card, using a simple sketch. I didn't want to cover up the beautiful designer paper, so I kept it simple. I recently got this 6x6 paper pack from Whimsy Stamps - Hummingbird and Butterfly garden. Love it! So many pretty papers in this pack!

I added a little sentiment from one of Whimsy's Wee Stamp sets - Flower Fairies. Embellished with some twine and glitter, and then added a punched out butterfly, using designer paper from the same designer paper pack. 

Here is a photo of the inside. I usually keep the insides of cards pretty simple, just decorating with a matching strip of designer paper. For this card I had the perfect matching sentiment - from Whimsy's stamp set Birthday Greetings 2 - so I stamped it. I also stamped the image Beau and Bashful again, using some soft Lavender Lace ink.

Here is a complete list of products used:
Stamps: Beau and Bashful, Flower Fairies, Birthday Greetings 2 (all Whimsy Stamps)
Papers: Hummingbirds and Butterflies (Whimsy Stamps), Neenah, Stampin Up
Embellishments: eyelet, twine, sticky rhinestones
Tools: butterfly punch (MS), corner rounder, crop-a-dile, sewing machine

Copic markers used:
Ponies: B0000, B00, B02, V000, BV00, BV02, W2
Flowers: B00, V00, Y00
Basket: E40, E44
Grass: G12, YG11, YG63

Here is a closeup. 

I'd love to play along in a few challenges today:

A Creative Romance -  Fairytale or Winged Creations
Inspire Me Fridays–  Anything Goes!
Just Add Ink –  Just Add Bows
Pattie's Creations -  Animals
Totally Papercrafts - Stitching on a Card
Wags 'n Whiskers - - Sparkle
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes 

Have a fabulous weekend!!


  1. Thanks for playing in our "Animals" Challenge #76!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  2. Wow this is great and love what you have done with you blog xx good luck in the 4 Krafty Girlz challenge.
    DT Judith CE

  3. Adorable and gorgeous.

  4. This is gorgeous love that sweet image! Thanks for joining us at Wags 'n Whiskers, Susan x

  5. Oh wow, this is just so pretty. I love the aqua, green and purple colouring, its such a striking combo.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  6. This is perfect for our current challenge “Animals” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Pattie ♥
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

  7. Gorgeous card Ellie, I like the sweet image, the colours and the butterfly.
    Kevin xx

  8. Adorable card with a sweet image and great colour. Thanks for joining us at TPC. Pat K xx

  9. Such a sweet image and card! I love all the purple!

  10. What a lovely card Ellie! So beautiful with this unicorn's :) Have a great day! Hugs Anneke

  11. wow fabulous project thank you for joining the Krafty Girlz 4 Challenger - good luck

  12. Awesome coloring and love the blues and purples together!


  13. Ooh what a beautiful card, thank you so much for linking up to A Creative Romance Challenge.
    DT Teresa.


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