Jun 11, 2022

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

Hello and welcome! 

It's time for my weekly card share for our new theme at Allsorts challenge and it's another easy one so you can all join us for a chance to win! It's Brenda's turn to host and she wants to see a stamped image in focus - traditional or digital!  

Our prize this week comes from Stamp Addicts and we have a second prize of a stencil too, so come share your new stamped creations with us for a chance to win! You have all week to play along!

And here is my card:


A CAS-ish card with a stenciled background using Tumbled Glass and Picked Raspberry Distress ink which blended nicely for a purple shade. 

The carriage is one of Lavinia's stamps - Horse and Carriage. I've had this stamp for quite some time but this is my first time using it. This was the perfect opportunity to ink it up and give the card it to my daughter for her upcoming ballet performance (this evening) of Cinderella. She is playing/dancing the role of the stepsister Anastasia.  Really looking forward to seeing it!!!

The sentiment is one from Penny Black's set Happy Wishes, a perfect match for the image although I wish it was a smaller font. I inked it up with both Tumbled Glass and Raspberry ink to get a bit of an ombre look. 




I also used a clock stencil to add to the background for the Cinderella theme. And the black sentiment is a metallic sticker from Tim Holtz's Idea-ology sticker book which I recently purchased as I was running out of my other TH sticker sheets, at least out of favorite quotes. 

I finished the card by using a clear glitter gel pen for some highlights (hard to see) and a few rhinestones. Then did some paper piercing around the edges.


Thanks so much for visiting! And hope you'll check out the challenge blog to see what my teammates made too, and of course to link up your own creations.


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Linking up here:
Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - AG // Crafty Calendar - AG // The Fairy and The Unicorn - AG Fantasy (Fairy Tale) // Crafty Catz - AG // Pattie's Creations - AG // 

These are Always Anything Goes:

Taylor Made Cards 4 U // 613 Avenue Create opt. twist watercolor // Creative Moments // Through The Craft Room Door // The Corrosive Challenges // A Bit More Time to Craft // A Perfect Time To Craft // Classic Design  Challenge * // Crafts Galore Encore // DL.Art Linky Challenge // Love to Craft // QKR Stampede // The Creative Crafters // World Wide Open Design Team Challenge // Lil Patch of Crafty Friends // Creative Fingers 

Link Parties:

Dare to Share // Sunday Showcase - First Sunday with Ada and Mireille  //  Inspire Me Monday //  Link Up Potpourri //  Random-osity Good, Random, Fun // You're The Star Blog Hop Link Party @Stonecottage Adventures // Anything Goes with Your Hosts @ My Random Musings // Jenerally Informed The Happy Now // Spread the Kindness Linkup @ Shelbee on the Edge //  Thursday Favorite Things // Little Things Thursday // Encouraging Heart and Home @ Slices of Life //  


13 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Ellie, xxx

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  2. Beautiful card! Love the background
    Have a great day!
    Marilyn❤️

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  3. A lovely card with the stencilled background and super silhouette stamp as the focal point. xxx

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  4. oh my goodness, I thought this card was beautiful, but knowing the reason behind it makes it just perfect.

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  5. Stunning card Ellie and so perfect for the occasion - all the elements work so perfectly together, and i particularly love the ombre look on the sentiment. I have just received some Tim Holtz Small Talk stickers today - I've never had them before but seen them about and thought they looked fab ... I especially want them for ATC's as they are so dinky and great variety of offbeat and inspirational quotes!
    Pauline xx

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  6. Lovely card! It's giving me all the Disney feels too and I just love that.

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  7. Fabulous and beautiful card.

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  8. The background looks so subtle, so very pretty and a perfect backdrop for the wonderful stamped image. Hope the ballet performance went well? x.

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    1. Thank you, yes it was a beautiful performance! Always a joy to watch her dance!

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  9. This is a fabulous creation, I love the background too
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  10. Lovely card! The image and sentiment go well together. Love your choice of colors. Perfect for your daughter after her Cinderella performance. Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create's June, Anything Goes with a Twist/Tag Challenge.

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  11. This is such a beautiful card and perfect for your daughter's ballet performance which I am sure went fantastically! Take care. xxx

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  12. Beautiful card! I love that clock in the background.
    xoxo
    Lovely
    wwww.mynameislovely.com

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