Saturday, 5 November 2011

Sweet Stampin - Photo Inspiration


Wow!...We had a record-breaking amount of entries last week on Sweet Stampin with heaps of really brilliant entries! :)  This week we have a photo-inspiration theme, and a really stunning prize of 2 Sugar Nellie Stamps!

This is the inspiration piccie:


Now the colours on my card match the picture a little better IRL, but the light in my window disagreed! LOL

I used a gorgeous Crafts and Me image, and hand-stitched  and distressed paper from a Crafty Individuals seaside pad.  The carnations are WOC and I threaded wooden beads on the flower-stem twiddly bits.  The dies are a mix of Spellbinder and Marianne.

I am entering this card in the below competitions:

Crafts and Me - Inspired by a song - Wishful Thinking, China Crisis.
CES Challenges - Inspired by song - Wishful Thinking, China Crisis
Ooh La La Creations - Stitching
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Stitch it
Creatalicious Challenges - Distress Edges
Pink Ink Sketches - Great Sketch ladies :)
Marianne Design Divas - Dying to die cut

Thanks so much for looking, and have a smashing weekend, and I hope you find time to check out all the other fabulous DT creations too.

39 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow alison gorgeous card love the pastel colours.

greetings karin

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Wow! this is gorgeous , love the soft colours and those flowers are beautiful
Lindsay xx

Denise and Louise said...

Stunning card Alison. Beautiful image, gorgeous colours and I love the wooden beads - never thought of doing that - but will have to give a go!!
Hugs
Denise xx

mixamatoasties said...

Fabby card Alison!

Susan xx

CraftyC said...

Your card is lush Allson. Love the colours and beautiful embellishments
Claire

Olga said...

I am so loving this one, so many dies, and all those gorgeous layers!!!

sara said...

Woooow!!!! This is so beautiful!!!!!!!!!!! The image is gorgeous and so is the papers and colors and flowers and... well everything!!!!
Love this one!
Hugs, Sara

Abi said...

Alison your card is superb! Coloring is amazing & it's so beautifully done, oh I wish I had your talent!!

Natali said...

Hand-stitched?!!! Fantastic!! as well as everything on this card. So beautiful!!!
Hugs
Natali

Janette said...

Beautiful card, fabulous colours and gorgeous image, really love it, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

lis-m said...

Wow gorgeous card! I must ink up my Sweet peas.. Fab song too.. i will be singing it all day now..:-)
Hugs xx

Heidi said...

Stunning card Alison!
Beautiful colours and design:)
Sweet image and your colouring is fantastic.
Have a lovely weekend, hugs:)

Deb said...

wow, this is beautiful, so love the pastel shades!
have a great weekend, Debxx

Suzilou said...

Such a pretty card Alison, I do love the image and really likeing those carnations.

Hope you are having a great weekend :) xx

Katina said...

Oooh, I do love those colours! Beautiful creation Alison.
xx

Claire said...

This is beautiful Alison, love the colours. Hugs, Claire x

Fiona said...

stunning alison....so beautiful!!

Fi
x

Lilli said...

Gorgeous and stunning card, I love this image and you have colored her so fantastic :))
Great details also in this card :))
Hugs Lill

coops said...

wow this is so beautiful alison.absolutely stunning image and details and i love your soft pastel colours ;D

xx coops xx

Rose said...

Ooo Alison, your Analinda image looks wonderful on this fabulous card! Love how you incorporated Wishful Thinking as your musical inspiration. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Digi team's Let the Music Move You challenge. ~ Rose

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Alison
A gorgeous and beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

Janneke said...

What a amazing card Alison ..
Your coloring is awesome

Lorraine said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Love your coloring, the papers and the flowers. Stunning!

Sarah said...

Hi Aison - just beautiful! Wish I had half your talent for colouring. Love the colours! Sarah

crafty amy said...

Oh wow this is so gorgeous! I love the way you have used those colours they are just so perfect for this image.
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.

Hugs

Amy

P.S. you could also enter this card for Marianne's Design Divas all you need is to have used a Marianne D product :D

Linda Dale said...

Hi, your card is absolutely fabulous. Love the colors, the image, coloring. Just beautiful.
Thanks for your inspiration.

Paula (PEP) said...

Love the way your ruffly flowers reflect the one in the photo & also pick up all the crinkles (wavy elements - hair, her wings, the pillar whe is leaning on etc....). Her blue eyes accent that background paper beautifully too.
Paula (PEP)

D K Crafts said...

Hi Alison. Beautiful card. Like the soft subtle colours and great image. Donna

karen said...

Wow Alison, oh how gorgeous, such beautiful details, thanks so much for joining us at CES this week, Karenx

Wendi said...

Oh wow what a beautiful card and such pretty colours love your image and colouring too
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Sue said...

Aww this is really pretty Alison! Love the image and soft colouring. Papers and bellies are gorgeous! Really beautiful card!
Hope you have a good week!
Hugs Sue xx

Bridget said...

Beautiful card Alison! Your coloring is awesome!

Jennifer said...

Absolutely love this. Gorgeous work! Thanks for playing at CES this week. xx Jenny xx

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Gorgeous card, Alison!! Lovely details and fabulous coloring. So glad you played along this week at Totally Papercrafts. ~jeni :)

Vicky said...

OMG sweetie this is just so soooooooo beautiful your colouring is awesome I love these images hannah lynn is my absolute fave.....with Krista close behind. Totally love this hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

chilli pip said...

So easy to be enthusiastic about this card it is lovely, love the flourishes , the layout and of course the stitching .Thanks so much for sharing at Ooh-la-la this week

Artesania said...

Stunning creation full og romantic and inspiration!
Thanks for us at marianne´s design Divas this month!
Hugs Artesania DT

having a {me} day said...

Beautiful card! She is so pretty and gorgeous colouring. keeleyxx

Theresa said...

Another total beauty. I love those carnations. I really need to order some WOC flowers. Totally love your color pallette.

I'll be back tomorrow to catch up on all that I missed. I need to complete my DT project for tomorrow. Wish I could make it look this amazing.

Hugs,
Theresa

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