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Mar 11, 2017

Allsorts 406 - Girls and Ladies

Another week has gone by so fast, Saturday already again and that means it's time for a new challenge at Allsorts. It's Mervi's week to host and she wants us to use Girls and/or Ladies on our creation. I love this image by Mo Manning, it reminds me of simpler but special times from the past.
And I thought it would be perfect for today's card.

The image has been colored using copic markers on Neenah Solar Crest card stock. Designer papers are from Stampin Up (retired) and I finally dug out my sewing machine again for this card. 
I embellished with sheer ribbon and jute twine, a couple prima flowers and a tiny butterfly. Wink of Stella was brushed over the flowers and butterfly. 

Close up below...

And a peek inside...

I hope you'll come join us at Allsorts this week for this fun challenge and for a chance to win a fabulous prize!
I am also playing along here:
Bronte & Bella's Challenge (Mo's Digital Pencil) Always  Anything Goes
 Creative Corner - Girly Fun
Making Memories Crafting - Add Some Layers
 Cute Card Thursday - For Mother/Ladies Only
Thanks so much for visiting, hope you have a fun-filled weekend! We're back to cold temperatures again... maybe even some snow in the forecast!


brenda said...

What amazing colouring Ellie, it looks like a photograph - I'm coming for lessons ! Beautiful card.

Have a good weekend.

B x

Mervi said...

Wow stunning card Ellie, I was thrilled to see this at the dt blog. Gorgeous colouring, mo's images are so huge with lots of tiny details.
Happy weekend, it was frosty night but now the sun is shining;-))m

Wendy L said...

This is so sweet Ellie, lovely card, xxx

Marilyn said...


Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING that image!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful card and beautiful coloration!

Kathleen said...

A really great image and fabulous colouring, love the stitching and your choice of colours.

Kath x

Paddington fan said...

Beautiful card Ellie, amazing colouring of the lovely image, combined with a great design and gorgeous papers! Thank you so much for joining us for our 'Add some layers' challenge at Making Memories Crafting, good luck in the prize draw and I do hope you'll join us again soon!
Love Jacky x

Davi said...

Fabulous coloring of the beautiful image!! Perfects dps to go with it too :)

aussie aNNie said...

Love this Elli, reminds me of my mum and I as a child...xx ♥[aNNie]

Sonia said...

Super cute card and image, love the image and the stitching. Thank you for joining our Add Some layer challenge over at MMC. Hope to see you again soon.

Crafty Hugs Sonia DT xx

Amy Johnson said...

So gorgeous! I love your photography as well! The stitching in this card is gorgeous!

Margik said...

A lovely card and a sweet image! I really love it! Thanks for the great inspiration.
Mar :)

Tracy said...

Hi Ellie
I love your choice of image, beautiful details, and the design too, totally gorgeous
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Neet said...

A truly beautifully coloured card. How I envy you being able to colour like this as it is just not my forte.
Thanks for visiting my blog.
Hugs, Neet x

Rosette's Cards said...

Such a wonderful and happy card!! I agree with the comments here, the stitches look amazing on this creation, I wish I knew how to use the sewing machine this well :) Thanks for joining us at DP2 Challenge. I hope you share with us your talent again next challenge.

DT Rosette