Thursday, 13 January 2011

You are Special

Hmmm, I didnt mean this to be quite so girly, but it just kind of ended up that way!... lol. 

I spent so long today looking for small nesties, that I ended up with very little time to make this.  Remember how I had lost my smallest scalloped circular nestie?  Well, not to be outdone again, I decided to put all my very small nesties and dies (leaves, hearts, stars etc) in one bag so as not to lose them.  I then went and lost the entire bag!.... RARRRRGH!! 

My husband heard me moaning and talking to myself, and the dogs stayed clear away, as shelves were emptied and curses were thrown across the room! :D

.............and I just wanted to find the little heart that you see on the card to make my own buttons with to fit in with the Just Magnolia  Challenge - Anything Goes with Buttons :) 

Its great now that we can use H'anglar images as well as Magnolias on this challenge, as I have never felt I have given them enough use.  I used some very old glitter card (at least 4 years old I reckon), HOTP papers, leaves, tags and a heart charm dangle.  I ripped the vellum and also ripped the top left corner of my paper, securing it back with eyelets and sparkly ribbon.  I also inked the edges of the papers, my image and the doily lace punch.  I think the flash on my camera has made it a lot more pink and bright than it is.

Anyway, I will be entering this card in the below competitions:

Just Magnolia - Anything Goes with Buttons
Wild Orchid Challenge - Great Sketch by Bev
Do You Stack Up - I have ripped the Vellum panel, and also tore the top left corner of the DP
I Love ProMarkers - Punches
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Love is in the air
Stampavie & More - Glitter
Sassy Studio Designs - Use stash older than 1 year
Sweet Stampin - Try something different - I made my own buttons for this, and have never tried that before.
Ooh La La Creations - Bling it on - lots of glitter and glitter card on this
Crafts and Me - Tearing paper
Lets Ink It Up - Anything goes - No digis
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Crazy 4 Challenges - Photo inspiration
One Stitch at a Time - Love and Valentine - show some love!
Oldie but Goodie - Bright and cheerful

Thanks so much for looking,


Kathyk said...

It's a smashing card


McCrafty's Cards said...

What a gorgeous card, I like the layout and those glitter hearts are beautiful.
Kevin xx

Kim B said...

Amazing! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

Denise and Louise said...

Very pretty card - love the heart buttons!!! Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week.

Miranda said...

such a sweet card, I love the HS stamps
thanks for joining the 2nd DYSU challenge

hugs Miranda

Regan said...

This is precious! I love how pink it is and those glittery hearts are darling! :)

WencheP said...

This is so sweet. Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


SuzanneK said...

Oh jeez hope you find your nesties. Gorgeous card, love the pinks and the hearts are lovely. Thanks for joining us at LIIU, Suzanne x

Carol Ann said...

Beautiful card such a pretty colour of pink. Thanks for playing along at OSAAT this week.
Carol Ann xx

Suzilou said...

oooo very pink card but very cute, love your glittery hearts! I had one of those magnetic folders for christmas for my dies and nesties, very usefull :) xx

bridget said...

Beautiful card! I have enjoyed reading your blog. Love your sense of humor!

D K Crafts said...

Hi Alison. Gorgeous card. Love the cute image and the the little hearts are gorgeous. Nice colours and layout. It's very frustrating when you are looking for something and can't find it. Donna

Jo said...

Aaah such a sweet card. Thanks for joining in the fun at DYSU! See you next time!

Fiona said...

such a pretty card...lovely buttons and the image is fab. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.


Paula said...

That bundle of embellishment in the rop left corner is a lovely concoction & I'm loving your use of torn vellum. Those buttons are super & work so well echoing the "ornament" held by the image. The fur trim & sparkly wings are very effective indeed & I love that highlighting on her feet - really brilliant dimension. The colours are so good together - you need your girlieness with all those men about! Love those card candy (?) things & the whole effect is quite stunning. Glad you found your Nesties & hope the dogs returned to your vicinity when all was calm again.
Paula (PEP)

Pauline said...

I'm not a 'pinkie' but this is beautiful... I love the colours and the vintage glitter! Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up!

*Alison* said...

This is adorable.. :) I love that stamp.. Way to STACK UP and NOT STRESS but to DISTESS IT!! :) Can't wait to see what you create next week..

Owner DYSU

Sara said...

I love all the leaves-thanks for playing along with SSD!

Janna said...

hey alison! thanks for sharing this lovely and detailled card with us at DYSU! janna

Sadilla said...

that's very beautiful... I like the colours... and the sparkling effect.. and all the hearts... really full of lovely details dear!! =)

Kathleen said...

Hi Alison, What a fab card thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card again Alison! I've become a follower, thanks for your comment on my blog. I don't think there is a follower button on wordpress, but you can subscribe and it will let you know when I update. Will be keeping an eye out for RA, hoping he comes across the pond, though Perth is on the wrong side of the country - doh! Though our east coast is flooded at the moment, so he can come visit our beaches :)

Leanne said...

WOW this is stunning!!

Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday!  Hope to see you again next week!

Leanne xx

Claire said...

Beautiful card, love all the details! Good luck with the missing nesties!
Thanks for joining us at LIIU, good luck and hope to see you again soon
Claire xx

Karen said...

Hi Alison
This is gorgeous, love what you've done with the hearts on the border, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

Tine said...

Hi Alison. Lovely card. Loving all the attention to detail. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Silli said...

How cute, love the wonderful colors...;)

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card love the girly look it has & love the image.
Thankyou for joining us at Sweet Stampin' & Crafts & Me, good luck.

Hugs Vicky xx

Liz said...

Its a BEAUTIFUL card Love it
Thanks for joining OSAAT

Liz x

cebelica said...

Awww, that's a very cute card!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeously pink & girlie love it!

Thank you for sharing with us at OSAAT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Abi said...

Oooh what delicious pink girly gorgeousness, absolutely lovely. Thanks for playing along with our Sweet Stampin challenge x

E.T said...

such a cute glittery card!

princesskitten said...

love all the stuff going on there

kitten DYSU team

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow this card is gorgeous alison.
beautiful colors and great papers.

greetings karin

DesigNeAl said...

A very girly card indeed :-) And with lots of bling, as we want it! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La la this week x

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

This is absolutely sweeeet! your coloring is amazing!

Take care,

My name is Wynneth said...

How cute is this card ! I love the H&S image and that is such a pretty shade of pink. Great punch work too. Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Debs said...

Gorgeous image and colored so beautifully, I love all the elements and features, color especially, thanks so much for sharing with us at OSAAT this week

Francesca said...

What a bright and cheerful card ,

Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this fortnight and good luck!

crafty amy said...

Lol you have got to love those safe places :D
This girly gorgeousness I love it the charm is perfect and your colouring is great!
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.


Amy xx

Annie said...

a beautiful card and certainly bright and cheery. thanks for joining in with the Oldie but a Goodie challenge. hugs, annie x

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card, You sound like me losing stuff, once I spent ages making a little tag, couldn't find it anywhere, then I found it stuck to the back of my jumper !!!!
Thanks for joining our challenge at OLDIE but a GOODIE, hope you’ll join us again
Hugz Fleur xXx

Anne said...

Perfect! Thanks for linking up with us at OLL. Hugs x

Anne said...

What a fun and romantic card!

Thank you for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hope you’ll join us again today!

Debs said...

Beautiful card Alison. Congrats on your win. Debs xx

Mina said...

wow stunning card Alison your hAnglar girl is fabulous and I love the lush colours...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx


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