Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Celebrate - Cheery Lynn Designs

Hi and Good Morning :)

Our new challenge this week over at Cheery Lynn Designs is 'Celebrate', so what better excuse do you need to create something beautiful for the special people and times in your life.  As always the winner will receive a $20 voucher to spend online in the Cheery Lynn Store and over the next few weeks were are looking for guest designers too, with a very generous store credit to get you started!
Now, the DT at Cheery Lynn were presented with some wonderful Magnolia goodies recently, and I just couldnt wait to use this little sweetie! :)  I used a 6 x 6 blank card base, and stitched Magnolia papers onto white bazzil cardstock, and then set about my favourite part of card-making - die cutting!
I added the Celtic Heart and Fanciful Flourish to the base of the card, and then cut 2 strips of the Anastasia Lace Border layering them together and topping off with some pale blue ribbon.  I cut the really gorgeous Kiwi Spirit Doily (this matches the Anastasia border perfectly) and added my image slightly off centre.  The flowers were made from the Cutie Fringe borders, 2, 3 and 4 and I dipped these in some glitter for a bit of sparkle.   I decorated the border with the Two of Hearts and a butterfly, and I added some tiny forget-me-not type flowers to the flourish. 
All dies used on this card are:
B188 - Embellishment #2 - Tiny blue forget-me-not type flowers
I hope you find time to join in this week, and I look forward to seeing more gorgeous entries!  Dont forget there is also daily inspiration from the other talented members of the DT over on our Cheery Lynn Designs Inspiration Blog.

I wish to enter this card in the below competitions:

Tildas Town - Think Spring
Lovely hAnglar & Sweet Magnolia - Stitching
I ♥ Promarkers - Spring is in the air (I wish it was!) lol
By The Cute & Girly - My Favourite Stuff - Dies
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Girly
My Mums Craft Shop - Spring has Sprung
I hope everyone has a smashing week, and thanks so much for visiting today.


Gitte said...

Beautiful card. I love the flowers.
Happy Easter.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

This is gorgeous Alison! Thanks for the tip about Kiwi and Anastasia matching I have them both and hadn't realised! Hugs Susan x

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a gorgeous card Alison, love the flowers.

greetings karin

Sue said...

Such a beautiful card Alison. I love the sweet image, gorgeous colours and such wonderful use of those dies.
Sue xx

Kim said...

wow stunning card Alison, love the layout and those flowers look fab!
Kim x

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Alison. Love the image and the dies and flowers are stunning.
Hugs Sharon x

Doreen said...

This is just beautiful ,love the design and gorgeous

Chris said...

Stunning, as always! Really love the spiky flowers!

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

wow!! how cool are those spiky flowery puffs? lol! tghey really just your whole card alison :)

Grenouille Greetings said...

Wow Alison, this is a beauty! Lovely soft colourwork and pretty papers and astounding embellishment. I love the pompoms! Hugs, Lesley

Paula (PEP) said...

The little forget-me-nots in the flourish are a lovely touch & I love the way you brought out the tiny bit of bluey green from the patterned paper matting below your image with those green coloured stems for Tilda's flowers & als the greenish tinges of glitter that are visible on those pompom flowers.
Paula (PEP)

Brigitte said...

WOW Alison!!! This is brillant!!!! Love the sparkly flowers and your wonderful Tilda. Hugs, Brigitte

Tine said...

Fab card Alison. Love all the lush layers. Hope you are keeping warm & Happy Easter.
Tine :)

Sonia said...

Such a gorgeous creation my dear^_^
So beautiful image and lovely embellishments^_^

Céline said...

fantasic card Alisson! love the paper flowers and colors
thanks for playing with us at Tilda's town

Gina's Cards said...

This is such a gorgeous card!Thank you for joining in the LMOSM Challenge, good luck and I hope you will join us again in the next challenge.

Gina x

Chrissy said...

GORgeous Alison..beautiful soft blues, love all the details..


Claire said...

This is a beautiful card Alison. Love the image, gorgeous colours and pretty elements and lots of fabulous dies. Have a lovely evening. Hugs, Claire x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful as always Alison! Gorgeous die cutting - I love the flowers.

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Alison. Tilda looks fabulous and I love the pretty colours and all your dies!
Lorraine x

Claudia said...

Hi Allison, what a fabulous card, it is just amazing. The colour is fantastic, your colouration boah and these pomps so funny.

Hugs and I wish you a Happy Easter

pam said...

adorable card Alison, love this image and die cuts, fantastic colour and design. pam

Lorraine said...

Stunning as always Alison. Fabulous dies on this one and yes, your Tilda is adorable.

p.s. How do folk know who wins your challenges? They don't post the winners that I can see anywhere.

Lorraine said...

Well, would you believe it? NOW I see winners posts!!! Grrrrrrrrrr, I swear I'm losing more brain cells than ever...daily!!

Nat said...

Gorgeous Alison, I love your cards for Cheery Lynn, they are packed with so many pretty elements, a terrific showcase for their fantastic dies.

coops said...

oooooooooooo wow loving the new diecuts alison, especially those spikey flowers and your blue and white colours are stunning , really sweet tilda too :D

xx coops xx

Debbie's Time Out said...

Alison what a beautiful card. Like all the spikey flowers and all the butterflies. And that doily really does match the border perfectly

Natali said...

Another Fantastic card Alison!!

Faye said...

I was looking for your CASS card, but i'll make do with this stunner instead. Lol. Super, super pretty and I really love the flowers details. Frosty loveliness.

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous and adorable.

lalkygirl said...

what a fab card ,love the colours and all your embellies are perfect ...espcially your fringed flowers
Thanks for joining us in the I ♥ ProMarkers challenge.good luck
tracey x

Teresa said...

Ooh this is stunning Alison, I do love your flowers, thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town this week. Teresa x

Franz♥ said...

Hi Alison! What a cute card, love the soft colouring and the colour combo very much!

Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town this week :)

Hugs, Franz.

Lorraine said...

just popping back to say thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Lorraine x

Unknown said...

Wow Alison, this is awesome, love all your die cuts and style of you card. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

Maria Therese said...

Pretty card!Thank you for joining us at Bunny Zoe's ♥

Pauline said...

Another amazing design, full of gorgeous layers and papers. Stunning creation Alison! I've missed too many of your beautiful designs!


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