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Thursday, 7 May 2015

Hearts a Flutter Sugi

Hello today to all my friends and followers-hope you are all well.
I can't believe it's Thursday already, these Bank Holiday weeks just throw me-I can't seem to keep up with myself at all this week!!
My card today is made with a new image I bought from Lacy Sunshine, I just love this image and think she will be used quite a lot.
I used papers from Lili of the Valley and coloured her in with Promarkers, adding some glossy accents to the heart on her hat. I die cut a corner using the new freebie die that came with the Docrafts magazine this month and also added a leafy flourish die cut. I layered a paper flower and added a punched butterfly, finishing off with some pearls.
I had another go at distressing the edges of the paper but still think this needs some more practice as I still can't get it so I'm happy with it. I do think I'm quite a 'straight edge' kind of girl!!


I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Simply Papercraft #3-lots of layers
Crafty Time # 1-new (image, die)
Come and Get It -female
Simply  Create Too #84-pretty woman
Crafty Calendar -things with wings
Crafting from the Heart #58-anything goes
One Sweet Challenge -may things with wings
The Butterfly Challenge #30-J for jagged edges
I love Promarkers # 268-anything goes

Well thank you all so much for stopping by today, I'm going to try and pop round to visit everyone in a minute. Take care and enjoy the rest of your week.
Until next time.
Aloha
Andree x


15 comments:

  1. A fabulous card Andrée. I love the papers and neutral colour tones. Your distressed edges look great to me. You could try inking the edges once you've distressed them for a different look xx

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  2. Oh my Andree what a beautiful creation that is one gorgeous image and such pretty papers I love it
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  3. Evening Andree what a gorgeous card I love the topper and your design is wonderful.
    Debs xx
    {Debs Cards}

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  4. I can see why you have fallen in love with this image. I love her too. Your colouring is fab and I like your decorations. I used to have trouble with distressed edges until my daughter explained you have to be really brutal with that little gadget!! Thankyou for fluttering by my # 30. Hugs Mrs A.

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  5. I think your distressed edges worked very well. It is not something I do very often, but it works especially well with this sort of colour theme. A very cute image, and some lovely backing papers and die cuts to go with it. Kate x

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  6. This is gorgeous Andree. You have coloured the sweet image so beautifully to match the pretty papers. I love the layout and fabulous detailing too.
    Sue xx

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  7. How pretty Andree, lovely papers and such a sweet image, lovely!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  8. Gorgeous card Andree...Sweet image and beautifully coloured....Joolsx

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  9. So sweet. Love your gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Judy DT

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  10. A lovely card Andree, the colours you chose are gorgeous & the distressing looks fab! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x
    Dt

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  11. Fab card and it's lovely to see one of my freebie sentiments on your lovely creation.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  12. This is gorgeous, love the colors you used, so elegant and love the image. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xxx

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  13. Beautiful card! Love the colors. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty Time Challenges!

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  14. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month
    Hugs
    Bettyxxx

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Thank you so much for the lovely comments, it means such a lot and they are very much appreciated Andree x