Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Purple Cherries



I really will have to get my eyes tested!  This was meant to be Tilda with Lilacs - not Tilda with Cherries! ;) lol.

I made this card yesterday following Bev's sketch on the Just Magnolia challenge.  Since buying my stamping card from LOTV my images are much easier to colour.  Its such good quality it really doesnt bleed when using promarkers, and the white bits dont end up getting coloured either.   

I hand-stitched HOTP papers, and also stitched beads to the paper to make the beady-dangly hearts.  These move and sway on the card which I think is quite cool. 


I die-cut and punched the layered flowers and swirls, and also die-cut or punched most of the rest of it :)  I have no idea what I did before I got my cuttlebug, but it sure gets some hammer! ;)

I will be entering this card in some of the 'clean and simple' challenges this week - only joking! :D lol.

but I am entering it in the following:

Just Magnolia - Bevs Sketch
Wild Orchid Crafts - Die-ing to punch it out
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
7Kids Challenge - Mardi Gras colours - purple, green, gold.
Do You Stack Up - Layers
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Lots of Pearls
Saturday Challenge - Flowers for mum
Whoopsi Daisy - Pile on the flowers
Paper Playtime - Pick a challenge - Green and Purple/Mardi Gras
One Stitch at a Time - Glitter and gems
Magnolia Down Under - 2 of anything - I have 2 different DP, 2 types of leaves, 2  types of flowers and 2 types of pearls.
Totally Gorjuss - Pearls and Lace.  I hope the lace doily die and the MS lace doily punch counts, if not please delete my entry. :)

Thanks so much for looking, and good luck to everyone in these challenges.



38 comments:

Denise and Louise said...

Another truly gorgeous card Alison. Thnaks for sharing again with us at DYSU. Hugs Denise xx (love that large flower and the dangly hearts)

KarinsArtScrap said...

alison this is beautiful, love the papers and your image.
your coloring is great and I love the hearts you have stitched.

you ask me what that was lace or a borderpunch.
that was the new creatables from marianne design the number is LR0155


greetings karin

Heidi said...

Another stunning card Alison!
Great design and details. Beautiful colours:) Tilda look so cute and your colouring is fantastic.
Have a nice day.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

So pretty!

Thanks for joining us on our "Flowers for Mum" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

Hugs Jane x

Debs said...

Fab card Alison, I had a giggle at your CAS comment lol. I love your stitched hearts and the swirls are gorgeous, what are they please?? Take Care Debs xx

Little K Smith said...

A beautiful card Alison, just love the gorgeous purple! A cute Tilda too and a fantastic idea with the beads! Love it! :)
Kelly.x

Cecilia said...

Great card Alison! Love the colors and the coloring, and the flowers and swirls are just perfect together.
Hugs Celia

jackid said...

Alison this card is beautiful I love it the work you have put into it is amazing
Jacki xx

Olga said...

You never cease to amaze me with your wonderful talent. YOur coloring is alwasys so perfect, she's a doll and I love all the details!

Miranda said...

love your clean and simple card ;-)LOL
no just kidding its simply gorgeous and awesome again Alison, very cute and I do love purple and lilacs very much
thanks for joining us at the DYSU challenge again
hugs
Miranda

WencheP said...

Fabulous card, love all the details. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous i love the image, fab colours too hugs pops x x x

Sussie said...

This card is absolutely wonderful!
I anjoy looking at your cards! <3

And today I´m so happy that I won my first challenge! I spent ours trying to choose right stamps... Puh!

Have a great day!
Hugs Susan

bridget said...

Truly a work of art! Beautiful!

Teresa said...

I love your card Alison and all the details. Your colouring is fab and I can see a lot of time has gone into the card. I have looked at some of your other cards too and I like your style!
Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy thsi week and good luck, Hugs Teresa x

Katina said...

Love all the details Alison. Another perfect, beautiful card! Love your CAS comment ha, ha!! xx

Paula said...

Oh - the pigs are flying again if this is CAS! BUT this kind of CAS I can do too. Absolutely love the colours & am very interested in your comments about the card - have heard that Stampin' Up Whisper White is supposed to be good for ProMarkers too - had the chance to see the Whisper White over the weekend & was most impressed over its smoothness - but of course don't know how it fares with ProMarkers/Copics.
Paula (PEP)

coops said...

wow, this is really beautiful alison.i love the pretty tilda and your gorgeous colours.
the bead detail is fantastic :D

xx coops xx

Louise said...

Alison, this is just gorgeous! Your colouring is super. I agree with you on the LOTV stamping card. Really love the handstitched beads and little hearts. x

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Such a beautiful creation!
hugs
kim x

Mina said...

it works beautifully coloured as Lilacs instead of cherries Alison...stunner of a card...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia & hAnglar challenge
Mina xxx

craftycrafter said...

oh my word this is so lovely all my favourite things on this card beautiful colouring and tilda what more could you wish for I loveeeeeeeeee it Dorothy

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Alison. Love the colours you've used. Really pretty. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

D K Crafts said...

Hi Alison. Stunning card as always. Love the colours and layout and such a sweet Tilda image. The beaded detail is gorgeous and love the flowers and swirls. Is the larger flower also a die or a punch? Thanks for the info on the LOTV paper, had been considering it as the paper I have used, I can not get anymore. Good luck with your challenges. Donna

Fleur said...

Wow Alison, this stunning. Love the attention to detail. gorgeous colour choice!
Hugz Fleur xXx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, adorable card Alison.
luv
Debby

princesskitten said...

I am the same with my 'bug - love the flowers

kitten DYSU team

Sarah said...

What a beautiful card! Love the colors. Thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT.

Marion said...

Wow Alison. This is just stunning. Fabulous image, lush paper and gorgeous flowers. Love that bottom flower, so neat.
hugs
Marion

Dawn said...

Wonderful card, beautiful colours, thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week

Debbie Dolphin said...

such a beautiful card..Love Your DP's
Thankyou so much for playing along with us at MDUC
Love Debbie xxx

Sheree said...

This is a gorgeous card! How did you make the flower? It is beautiful! I love lavender and green....you put so much detail into this...it is beautiful! Thank you for playing with us at PaperPlaytime!

elsi67 said...

Very beautiful! Thanks for joining us at WOC ♥

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card Alison, love the beady hearts and flowers - all the little details! Great colours and papers.
Avril x

Chocolate Orange said...

Such a pretty cards ...lilacs or cherries ;O)
Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time this week. Good Luck !
Choccy x

Kruemel said...

What a cute card! Love the colors and papers - and those little hearts are adorable!


Thanks for joining our anniversary challenge at MDUC!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

STUNNING card, your flowers are amazing and I love the colors you have chosen. Super detail work. Thanks so much for joining our WHOOPSI DAISY challenge this week!

Janie Printz said...

So very beautiful. Love your color combo & your gorgeous coloring of this sweet tilda. Those punched flowers are wonderful ...
Hugs, Janie

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