Thursday, April 28, 2011

Mirror Mirror On The Wall...

Hi Everyone!
This week's challenge at Dutch Dare Card Challenges is to make a card or project :
For Mom
I have chosen this gorgeous paper from K&Co to compliment the freebie image from TLC. Gotta love Paulette and friends ! She keeps coming up with  the most awesome stuff, if you don't 
follow her, you should!
But the sentiments here on this card are my own and they're pretty cool too, IMHO. lol I simply created them on the computer with various fonts.

 So the flowers and butterflies you're 
seeing are K&Co

Below you see the Nesties framing my image. What would the world do without Nesties, by the way? Would we still make cards? Did crafting (as we know it) exist before Nesties?
Wonderful invention!

Lots of bling going on here...I just know 
you want a closer look so I'll oblige. :-)
I colored the image with Prismacolors and 
paper pieced the dresses.

A few close ups:

I just love these colors together...
 Inside- Top
The flowers in the picture below are a combination of Marvy punches and Recollection brand flowers.
Theres a nestie again....See they pop up everywhere!

So there's my project! Now its time to see yours.
You have a whole week to show us your stuff! Can't wait to see what you come up with.
Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate all the sweet comments you leave!

*ColourQ - COLOR
The Stamping Boutique -  Winged Things (butterfly)
*Amber's Crafts and Stuff - Use a digi
*Ooh La La Creations - Aqua, Bling and a Sentiment
*Stamp Fairy - Sparkle, 3 Patterned Papers and 2 Dies or Punches
Creative Inspirations - use a Digi.
 Sparkles Forum - Anything goes
*A Gem of a Challenge -Pearls and/or swirls 
Crafty Calendar -  April Showers Bring Forth May Flowers
*Bloggers Challenge - Ribbons & lace
*Card Makin' Mamas - Spring colours.
*Fussy and Fancy -  Springtime.
*Crafts and Me - Vintage/distress
*Just Add Ink -Just add a Flower
                                               * Paper Cutz - Pink, blue, green, purple & white ONLY.
*Phindy’s Place - Paper piecing
*Get Hippity with Ippity -- Spring/Summer
*Little Red Wagon -  for Mom


Wendi said...

Wow what a fabulous card inside and out
and a wonderful sentiment
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Stacey, your card is absolutely stunning!!! I love everything about it! All those wonderful embellishments - the vintage-picture AND your sentiment on the front! I had to LOL when I read it!!! It is so funny! And you made it so pretty inside, too!
Great card, Stacey!!!
Hugs, Uli

Peggy said...

Very pretty card. I love the flowers. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Anette said...

Love your card and the funny sentiments. Wonderful colors and embellies!

dj1952 said...

Wow Stacey, your card is fantastic! I'm sure your mother will love it. And I LOVE your sentiments, especially the one on the front. You've got me on the IMHO. Beautiful job on everything; all of the embellishments are awesome. Hugs, dj

Tine said...

Hi Stacey. Fab card! Love all those flowers & butterflies down the side & great colours & layout.
Tine :)

Dorcas said...

OMGoodness was I still signed in??? lol

Sylvia said...

Love your card, Stacey! The images are wonderful and the sentiment, right on! thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week!

Linda w said...

Great job on the paper piecing, and colouring. Beautiful papers, love the decoupaged elements. Such a beautiful card....inside and out as usual.Thanks for joining us at Amber's Crafts and Stuff's Use A Digi challenge this week, hope you see you back again. Hugs lin

jackiescrafts said...

A gorgeous card, very pretty
Thanks for joining in at SFC this time

Jackie x

Heidi said...

Stunning card Stacey!
Beautiful colours and details:)
Funny sentiments, specially the one on the front.
Great card:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

Ruth said...

Beautiful card and that sentiment just says it all! Ruth :)

Mona E said...

This card is truly beautiful. Love the vintage feel to it. Great job on the paperpiecing. Thanks for joining us at Phindy`s Place. Hugs...mona

Lisa Somerville said...

Fab paper piecing and dimension! Love the sentiments! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Dana said...

Oh wow Stacey!! This is amazing! I've been thinking and thinking on what to do for my mom. I don't think mine will light a candle compared to this! Absolutely beautiful!

Janet said...

Great Card! Thank you for joining AGOAC

Sue said...

oh wow what a gorgeous card, so beautifully emebellished...stunning

Thank you for joining us at MMCS


EVIL twin said...

Very pretty!

Thanks for joining our challenge at Amber's Crafts & Stuff.


Annemaritta said...

Excellent and funny.

Aletha J. Williams said...

This is wonderful! My Mom bought me a plaque with this quote on it. It is hanging up in my kitchen. Thanks for joining us at Get Hippity with Ippity.

Lindsey said...

This is just beautiful Stacy! I love the sentiment and I totally agree with you about the Nesties! How did we ever manage!?
Linds x

Ida said...

Lovely card with a wonderful vintage feel. So glad you played along for the Blogger Challenge.

Noelle said...

So pretty! Thanks for playing at CQC! :)

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at TPS......


Bea said...

Your card is amazing! I love the colours and all the details :o)

Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time


Kitty said...

This is so lovely, all the details really make it stand out!

Thanks for joining us at MMCS challenges and good luck in the challenge draw!

Kitty xx

Anonymous said...

WOW!!! love all the detail!!!

Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Huggies Angel

Sandra said...

Beautiful card,such a lovely image and colour scheme...thanks for joining us this week at TPS.

Take care
San x

Colleen Dietrich said...

Hello Stacey! This creation blows me away, with all of the details you put into it. I thought I recognized some K & Co. stuff; love their things!! I like your computer-generated sentiment, too. :)

I agree with you about Nestabilities...what would we do without them? Cardmaking wouldn't quite be the same.

Hey, thank you for your comments and sharing about my daughter's eating disorder. I really appreciate your thoughts, prayers, and sharing of your own experience. I just wanted you to know that, Stacey! Big hugs to you. :)

E.T said...

exquisite! everyone is coming with these gorgeous papers, flowers and butterflies... i am just awestruck! Beautiful, stunning, just gorgeous!

gina g said...

Wow what an amazing creation Stacey! beautiful work. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week. luv gina xx

Annemaritta said...

Stacey, again I had to come back because this is so beautiful. For some reason I love the colours and the feeling this gives. Old fashion look and ah, those pearls! This is romantic creation and the sentiment brings you back to the ground "and I'm okay with that" :D Lovely.

Have those latest tornados hit your area? :(

Sharon Basel said...

This is stunning. So many gorgeous details that take my breath away! Thanks for joining the Stampfairy challenge this week.
Sharon :)

Suzi said...

Fantastic card, love the vintage feel you've created. Beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
Suzi x

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful project with us at Stamp Fairy Challenge. We love that you joined our challenge, but only entries using a Stamp Fairy image qualify for prizes. Hope you can come play another day, If you would like to join us using a Stamp Fairy image please visit our store, we also have a page filled with freebies that you may use for any of our challenges. We hope you will come back and join us.
hugs Samantha :0)

lynne said...

What a lovely card! I love the colour combo you have used, love how they have made it look more vintage style!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender this month!

Lynne x

Dorcas said...

Yay! StACEY You won $10 at Phindy's for the blog hop!

Faye said...

Stacey, this is just so beautiful, the blue and green looks great together. What a super card, love all the flowers! Thanks for playing at MMCS. x

Michele Gross said...

Seriously! What would the world do with out Nesties?? I shudder at the thought! ;D
Gorgeous card-really and truly!

Cheryl said...

oh wow stacey hun this is one stunning card the image,the colurs the layout just perfect hugs cherylxxxxxxx

mueppi said...

Your card is wonderful and I love all details!
Hugs Gisela

Collette said...

What a great card - LOVE that sentiment and what you've done with the inside. Lovely detail on the front. Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Stamping Boutique.

Laura said...

Hi Stacey!
So sorry I didn't have time to stop by until now. :) Just getting used to being a mommy.
Your card looks FAB! I love the vintage look and the image is so nice! I couldn't help myself from smiling when I read your sentiments :) ... LOVE IT!

Hope you're doing ok there :)


Shirley said...

Absolutely lovely! Just the right amount of pearls and bling. How elegant! I know she loved it!

Andrea Ewen said...

What a beautiful card, full of wonderfully girly details! Love all the Nestie shapes...especially with the pearls...and the lovely flowers!

Magento Themes said...

Gorgeous card!!! I just love this card. I love those nestie with pearl works. Those flowers and the butterflies are looking awesome. This colors are soft and cool. Thanks for this great post.
Magento Themes

Shirley said...

You have such a talent for color and putting just the right ones together! Your card is beautiful!


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