Thursday, 5 May 2016

As You Like It Challenge #79 Patterned or Embossed Paper & WHY

Hi Crafters,

It's been gorgeous weather here for the past few days and looks set to stay with us for a while Yay!
Although I like to get out and about while it is lovely outside I have been in my craft room creating a few cards for my stall and some DT creations. Here is my latest card for the challenge at As You Like It which is to show us your favourite Patterned or Embossed Papers & tell us WHY.
I used a digi image from our sponsor called Ballet Shoes and coloured it with my Promarkers.

Digital Image - Ballet Shoes - All Dressed Up
Medium - Pro/flexmarkers
Printed Image from Paintbox Poppets CD-Rom - Crafters Companion
Papers from my stash
Sentiment Stamp - LOTV
Heartfelt Creations Die Cut
Pearl Hearts

Challenges I'd like to enter:
In The Pink - #93 For a Child/Baby
Crafty Friends - #30 All Things Cute
The Ribbon Girl - May Card Challenge
Crafty Cardmakers - #163 Pearls or Gems
Fab 'n' Funky - #303 Three or More Layers

Our generous sponsor is giving away two digital images of the winners choice.

Thanks for joining me again today, don't forget to tell us WHY you have chosen your favourite patterned or embossed paper in your post to be in with a chance to win.

See you soon,



Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful card, love the image

meg said...

Beautiful card Lorraine, love the ballet shoes

brenda said...

A gorgeous image and such a pretty card and colours Lorraine, it had a vintage feel to it with the delicate dies and inked edges.

B x

Linda Levoir said...

Those ballet shoes are the perfect accent for that sweet picture. The fussy cutting looks perfect, awesome job, not sure I could have tackled all those finicky little inside areas! :) xx

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Lorraine, such a pretty image and your fussy cut ballet shoes look fabulous.

cuilliesocks said...

So beautiful Lorraine, I love the little ballerina and the ballet shoe die is fabulous, beautiful details too, Kate x

Gina's Cards said...

This is so beautiful! I am a big fan of paintbox poppets. Love the ballet shoes too they finish the card off perfectly.
Gina xx

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful card, I love the added balllet shoes. Elaine

Alison said...

Such a pretty card and the little ballerina is gorgeous. Thank you for joining in at Fab'n Funky.
Alison x

Sue said...

Hi Lorraine, this is a beautiful card. I love the image you have used and the pretty details you have added. Those ballet shoes are adorable. Lovely to see you at In The Pink this time too...this is a perfect card for a little girl.

Wishcraft said...

Such a sweet card Lorraine, the little ballet shoes work perfectly with the image :o) Hugs, Lisa x

rachel said...

aww this is so pretty - lovely make Lorraine x

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

So cute, I love it!

pst said...

Beautiful card. Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Friends. Good luck in the draw and we hope to see you back again soon.

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, such a beautiful image...your colouring is spectacular! Carol x

Carol S. said...

I have this stamp somewhere on it's wooden block! Love it, as she is so sweet. Gorgeous card and love the detail. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Erika said...

A super girlie card Lorraine, this was me as a kid. Love the ballet shoes.

Hugs Erika. x

Pamellia said...

Awwww, what a darling image Lorraine! I just love that little ballerina, so pretty in pink. Love all your sweet embellies too, the slippers are a perfect addition. hugs :)

Gibmiss said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine... Very pretty
Hugs Sylvie x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful image and love the ballet shoes,fabulous paper and dies
Carol x

Sandy said...

This has to be one of the prettiest cards I have ever seen - I really thought you bought a colored image and used it but no, you did the coloring. All I know is both card and image is spectacular! You, Lorraine are so very special!!
sandy xx

Karen said...

Lorraine, this is absolutely beautiful! Dance is so special to me so when I saw this, my heart melted. :o) What a darling image and I just love how you've colored up the ballet shoes. The background is stunning, as are the pearly hearts. You create such beautiful cards, my friend. Wishing you a blessed and sunshiny weekend. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Judy McKay said...

Stunning card. Beautiful details. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Lorraine this is so beautiful what a wonderful image and papers superb make
Lorraine x

Jan Ltc said...

This is fab. Thanks for joining us at Fab N Funky. xx Jan DT

Anonymous said...

A gorgeous card for a little girl so vibrant in design! hugs me xx

Brenda said...

I am in awe of this card, it is gorgeous! Tiny ballerinas hold a special place in my heart. WONDERFUL!