Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Be My Valentine with the Emerald Faerie Garden Design Team

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Today sees the next challenge at the 


The theme this time around is

Be My Valentine

I have changed the colour to suit the person that this card is going to as it is a colour favourite for her

So here is my design team inspirational piece
A Valentine's Card

Made with purple mirror card wow what bling!!!
The base layer and contrast is the purple mirror card, with papers from the Bloomsbury Pad which I purchased at Grimsby Crafts.  The frame around the image is a Cheery Lynn, yep a new addition to my craft stash. Matt very kindly poked out all the cut out bits bless him, love ya hun!!  The sentiment is sat on a nestie tag with some more of the ribbon I won threaded through it.  I have used spun sugar distress ink and a scroll stamp to edge the sentiment.

Here is a close up of the image 
the image is called
Willy & Mia
and can be purchased 
The image is coloured in copics as always

Now here is a slight different angle, to hopefully show you that I have decoupaged the wings and her skirt, but they are not stuck on flat decoupage but angled from the body, hope you can see it
It allows the image to be under the frame but the decoupage to be on top of the frame.

I would like to Thank all of my wonderful visitors, who take the time to leave such inspirational and kind comments on my work, which allows me to hop on over to visit you all in return.

I would like to remind you all that my 700 follower candy is now running and can be entered here

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges
Cheery Lynn - Sweethearts
Hooked on Crafts - Something Bright
Stamps R Us - Valentine/Love
Paper Sundaes - Valentines
The Crafty Pad - Valentine
Allsorts - One or More Heart
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

hugs
Kate
xxx


38 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Wow Kate!! Your creation is so gorgeous!! I love how the wings pop right off the card!! :)

Sandra said...

Hi Kate, Gorgeous card and what a fabulous challenge!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Kate, I like the image,the frame, the colours, all of it really. fabulous!
Kevin xx

CraftyLoops said...

Such a cute card Kate, I love the mirri card frame. Lee x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so pretty hun, I love the image and the die cuts and the ribbon look amazing, gorgeous design
Lindsay xx

riliska said...

What a great job did you do. Gorgeous card with beautiful image.

Hlora said...

Stunning card, fab image and great coloring. Great details!!

Joyce said...

What a gorgeous creation!! Good luck on all of your challenge entries!

Karin said...

Such a cute and nice card. Well done!

Hugs karin xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

hi kate, this is a fabulous card love the 3d effect you have given it.
the doily is beautiful.
great coloring to.


greetings karin

Debbie said...

Hi Kate...fabulous card. I love the image and the colours are beautiful together...so pretty.
Hugs Debbie xx

Lastochka said...

Kate, thank you for your comment! Your card is so profeccional and perfect!

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so sweet .. love the kissing couple and the way you 3D'd them
Lisa x

Michaela said...

Gorgeous Valentine's card Kate. Love the use of the purple mirror card, the decoupaged look of the image and your new addition to your craft stash..it is makes really great frame.
Michaela xx

chrissy xx said...

Just Fabulous! LOve your colours! LOve this image too. Your one lucky girl having Matt to help with the punch lol.
Chrissyxx

Karen said...

Kate they look like they're going to fly off the page - gorgeous hugs Karen x

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Kate, love the cute image and coloured so beautifully.
Wendy xx

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Wow what an image! And it really looks like you had fun making this :) Love your coloring it is perfect and that image is just way to cute! Thank you so much for sharing and playing along with us at The Craft Pad :)

jojoscraps said...

Oooh, I love that border! The design of your card is gorgeous and these little sweeties are colored to perfection. Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamps R Us.
Jo xx

Verna Angerhofer said...

What a beauty and love the fairies and how you colored them too.

Mummylade said...

this is adorable. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Frea said...

Hi Kate, now look at those two kissin' cuties!! Such a lovely valentine card!! Hugs, Frea

mags said...

Absolutely beautiful card. The image is gorgeous and a super choice of colour (my favourite).
Mags
x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
a gorgeous card as always, great image luv the 3d to it, fabulous design, sue,x

coops said...

so stunning kate.the intricate frame is gorgeous and i love the image and colours :D

xx coops xx

Sandy Hulsart said...

Kate, this is just adorable, I love the dimension on the wings and skirt, very clever! Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge blog.

Sandy said...

A gorgeous creation, my favourite colour too! love the sweet image and fab decoupage work.
Sandy

Linda said...

Now that is BLING. Love the dimension you have going on here Kate. **Linda

Mel said...

Wonderful card, love the 3D. Sweet image. Thank you for joining us at House of Gilli challenges.

catherine said...

Great card and fab colours. Love how you have done the wings
x catherine

Sandie Edwards said...

This is so cute! Love the image and frame. Thanks for taking part in the challenge this week at Cheery Lynn Designs.

Natali said...

Beautiful card. Love die on it and adorable image with lovely 3D effect.
Hugs
Natali

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card Kate, loving their little wings!!

Thanks for playing in our one or more hearts challenge this week at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Jodi said...

What a fun card!! the border really pops!! Good Luck and thanks for playing along at Cheery Lynn Designs!

Lee said...

Absolutely Beautiful adore that image.xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Beautiful card Kate does Matt know he's punched his own card yet? (: it's gorgeous has Lynne got Cheery Lynn's in? think your really getting into 3D. hugs Janet

You doing a class on a Wed what time pls?

Curlybear said...

Wow Lady this is simply amazing I love the wing and how you've made them a feature and fabulous colour pallet too,
Have a good one my friend,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Kianel said...

Absolutely beautiful! Love that stamp: just too cute!
Thanks for joining us at Cheery Lynn designs challenge this week!
Good luck!
Love from France, Kianel.

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