Thursday, 7 October 2010

Two Special Cards for Two Special Challenges......

Hi I have two cards for you tonight and both are very special...the first one is for
my very favourite weekly challenge
Lili of the Valley...I just love these stamps and have loads now..I even have some I havent inked up yet!!! anyway..this weeks challenge is Autumn and I knew instantly which stamp I wanted to use for she is...

I wanted to make this lovely Bouquet Fairy look like an Autumn leaf so I used my Polychromo Pencils with Sansodor as I knew I could get the blending of the colours just so..the DP is from a Prima Pad - Fairy Flora...just the thing for this lovely fairy...I added some WO gorgeous roses and believe it or not but I hadnt even edin my box to see what I had to go with the DP's until after I put the card together and I was so pleased that I found these as they were made for this theme...after I glued them on the card I realised that I forgot to spray them with Glimmer I took a chance and edthem as they are on the card and prayed that I didnt ruin worked thankfully and then I sprinkled with Glamour dust and boy does she finished with a lush organza ribbon and loads of go and check out the DT creations they are really lovely and very inspiring...
and my next card is for
PaperTake Weekly Challenge who are celebrating their 3rd Birthday..Yay!!!...Congratulations Papertake Team!!!...they would like you to chose your very fav challenge from the past 3 years...well when I first started my blog back in April 2009 PaperTake was one of the first challenges I plucked up the courage to take part and I went back through my blog to see what the challenge was..and is was Spots & I have chosen this for my card today...

I have used a sweet Tilda and she is coloured with Promarkers...I have used my new MS Vintage Doily punches and I totally love them..added a few WO Roses and loads of bling and the DP's are a bit of a mixture..the Stripey one is from Memory box..but the lovely mint spotty one I havent a clue where it is from as it was a lovely scappy bit I found in my stash.
Papertake are having a Birthday Blog Hop why dont you pop over and have some fun...
Happy Crafting....


  1. Two stunning cards Jan - the first one is absolutely magical!

    Love Lynda xxx

  2. two more gorgeous cards Jan!

    Looks like its full steam ahead for you!

    I always adore your colour choices and colouring in!

    great embellishments too!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing! Love your work!

  3. Wow, your LOTV card is amazing!! Fantastic colouring and blending... ooh, and all the sparkle.. beautiful!!

    Tilda is so sweet!! Great choice of colours too.

  4. 2 gorgeous cards Jan, I love the first one, gorgeous colour combo and stamp. Thanks for playing along this weeks LOTV Challenge!

  5. Gorgeous cards, beautiful colours and sweet images.

  6. Oh, these are gorgeous cards.
    LOTV card is just magical!
    Thanks for joining in PTW challenge this week.
    Hugs, Minnamanna (GDT)

  7. wow, two great cards!!

    greetings from Holland,

  8. wow that lili of the valley is sensational
    sorry I have not visited in a while have had computer problems, hope all is ok with you,

    hugs Vicky xx