October 3, 2011

Card no. 112 - Lili of the Valley Christmas Cards

As promised, I've been working   on the benefit cards and absolutely enjoying my time in my craft room.  I made four cards (two and two - two blue and two pink) last weekend and I just adore how simple and easy they were to make. It took me only 2 1/2 hours, where other time it takes me daaaays - but my hubby took the kids and kept them occupied, so I could craft these up ... 

I used the super cute image from the Lili of the Valley's Christmas collection and some old paper from my stash.  The images were super easy to pick - I wanted to use LOTV one, because they are running a super awesome giveaway and THEY ARE ABSOLUTELY GOOOORGEOUS!

The Front View

I did a lot of sewing and a little gluing.  The blue ribbon is from Papertey Ink and the pink ribbon is from JoAnn. 

The Detail #1

I colored the images with ProMarkers, Copics and ShinHans - I love how I can blend them all together. The border is by Spellbinders and so is the little shape under it. 

The Detail #2

The rhinestones are by Me&My Big Ideas. I think you can tell I used A TON of Stickles (Stardust & Diamond) - just to add that little be-zaaaz 

I am entering these challenges:
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Sewing or Stitching
ABC Challenge - Anything Goes
CES CHallenge - Pretty Girls

I hope you enjoyed your weekend!


Andrea said...

Your cards are so gorgeous - and the images are so beautifully coloured.
Love, Andrea xx

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*) said...

These are sooooooooo sweet! Oh my!
Your blog is super cute too, and your sweet little girls!
Little ones are amazing!

Thanks so much for sharing this at the ABC site...glad to have seen these! Love how the shimmer makes the images come alive!

Hugs, Leah

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Oh Michaela, these cards are darling! Love them in both colors! The shimmer adds such a sweet touch!

Lisa M. (aka Lisabee) said...

How precious are these? Love the glitter you added!

Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week! Good luck!
♥ Lisa M. PSDT

Marcea said...

Thankyou so much for your gorgeous entry for this weeks Simon Says Stamp Challenge and for helping us get over 1000 entries ......good luck!!!!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! These are stunning.
Thanks for joining us at CES this week.
Caroline xxx

Tracey said...

These are sooo beautiful Michaela, I love the sparkle & you colouring is perfect :)
Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays & Good Luck!

Julie said...

Wow, these are stunning!! Fabulous colouring!! Thanks for joining in our challenge at CES this week, Juliexx

kaylou said...

Oh my word this is gorgeoeus, thank you so much for joining us at CES.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Pam Sparks said...

so adorableMichaela! Love how you colored the image and designed with all the sparkle!

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