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Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Totally Ladybug Tuesday - Challenge 14 - Love Is In The Air

Good Morning!

This week it is the lovely Hayley's turn to set the challenge at Ladybug Crafts Ink and she has set us the challenge of

Love is in the Air

I decided to go for a Wedding Card, and am keeping everything crossed that Hayley thinks this is OK for her theme :-)

Plus I was itching for an excuse to use these gorgeous papers from the Be Mine Collection by Echo Park, and I haven't stamped Bride Nikki up in a little while :-)


I've coloured Nikki with copics and glittered her up with glamour dust then cut her out and layered her up on a die cut by Marianne Creatables.  I've used pink Bazzill Tulle under the die cut which is attached to a strip of Grey and Pink Bazzill and punched the pink with a MS border punch, and tied the tulle around a heart charm from my stash.  The edges of the papers have been distressed with Tea Rose Distress Ink.


I used my Sizzix flower die to cut the flowers, rolled them up then secured with a dab of Silicon and set a brad in the centre then rolled the edges of the outer leaves back. and set these round a sentiment made up of Paula Pascal and Papermania  that has been cut out with my friends circle nesties and edged in Weathered Wood Distress ink.

As I had a bit of paper left over (of the too big to throw away, too small to keep variety!!) I decided to decorate the inside too!!


I used the same border punch as on the front and cut a label using my nesties and inked the edges.

Supplies:
Stamps: Bride Nikki, Congratulations (from Baby Baby Set) both LCI; Paula Pascal Circle Sentiments set; Papermania Sentiments
CS & Papers - Pink, Grey and White Bazzill; Echo Park "Be Mine" papers
Other: Pink Tulle;  Heart Charm (I think it is Making Memories); Grey glittery brads
Inks: Tuxedo Black Momento Ink; Tea Rose Distress Ink; Stone Grey Stazon; Weathered Wood Distress Ink
Tools: Marianne Creatables Die; Martha Stewart Border Punch; Sizzix Flower Die; Circle Nesties, Labels 4 Nesties

I'd like to enter my card into these challenges please :-)

Totally Stampalicious - At least 3 hearts (I'm hoping my heart embellishment, the stamped hearts round the sentiment and the hearts in the border punch count!!)

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Sue xx

28 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

I think its fab for the theme .. Nikki looks gorgeous and you sued my fave marianne frame .. its beautiful
Lisa ;)

Mary J said...

Wow, wow, wow! Sue, this is just beautiful! Lovin' the inside!!

pinky said...

Ah Sue its so gorgeous from the image right down to the gorgeous papers:)

Amanda R said...

Love your choice of papers and the roses made out of dp are gorgeous, especially with the little bling inside. Wonderful card!

theCook said...

Lovely card, Bride Nikki is beautiful and I love your rolled roses...

Pami said...

This is so beautiful Sue! Just love it! And your flowers look amazing, mine never look like that!! Pami x

Whimsey said...

What an elegant card; love it! The gray floral paper is magnificent; love, love, love the flowers.

Can you teach me to make them; so far I'm a miserable failure! :(

Rusty said...

Never would have thought of a wedding card?? that looks beautiful, and so does Nikki, love the tulle and the papers are lovely!

Shirl said...

Bride Nikki looks so pretty on your card she compliments the papers perfectly. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us at Let's Ink It Up.
Hugs Shirley x x

SuzanneK said...

Gorgeous, love your flowers and the tulle sets it of beautifully. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU, good luck Suzaznne x

Maggie's Crafts said...

Love your card!

Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad @ http://thecraftypad.blogspot.com/ Please come back on Sunday for another brilliant challenge! :)

Maggie
xx

Lisa Jane said...

oops forgot to say thanks for joining us at Sarah hurley this week
Lisa ;)

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Wow I love those flowers and your colour combo. Fabby job..Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion
Hugs
Tamara GDT

Céline said...

beautifull card, love the papers and embellishments
thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week
hugs
céline

Hayley @ funkyfarmscrapbookbarn.co.uk said...

Errrrrr actually no Sue, I don't think it is allowed... just kidding!!!! LOL! It's gorgeous and I LOVE your interpretation of this week's theme and you can't get much more love than a wedding can you! I so love how we each interpret the challenges different to oneanother and the results! I'd never have thought to have used Bride Nikki! I love the frame and the papers and flowers, so pretty!
Beautiful xxx

aqualeiga said...

Your card is beautiful....I just LOVE those flowers too, sure your friend will be over the moon with it.

Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.

Hugs, Ali x

Anita said...

Sue, this is so beautiful. I love the papers you've used. Nikki looks gorgeous.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Very pretty, great detail work. Thanks for playing in the Totally Stampalicious Monday Challenge.

Joanne (jojot) said...

Of course all your hearts count.....thanks for playing with Totally Stampalicious

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Beautiful! I love your flowers too! Thanks for playing with us at IDIC this week!

Jeannie said...

Love the papers, love the stamped image and love the flowers!!!

Gemma said...

beautiful creation! Thanks for joining in this week at I did it Creations! Gemma :) x

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - I love the image and the tulle bow is lush!
Thanks for sharing the love with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Monique said...

How Pretty :).. I love the use of Tulle.. Your flowers turned out so pretty and fab fancy frame :)... Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Stampalicious :)

Claire said...

What a stunning card, I love that stamp and your flowers are so beautiful! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

LouDotMac said...

Stunning card - I love the colour combo and those flowers are just stunning?! Are those brads in the centre?! They look so sparkly!!

Thanks for joining us over at Pear Tree Designs in our 'Free For All' challenge - good luck.

Lou Mac. xo

ona_i_ja said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at Let's Ink It Up this month and good luck!
Hugs
Agnieszka

Padster said...

Beautiful love card - thanks for joining our challenge at IDIC this week
Hugs,
Debbie xx