November 10, 2011

Card no. 113 - You make my World that much brighter!

Oh, my! What a fantastic weekend! We had a fabulous turnout at the benefit and we raised a wonderful amount for our Foundation. An absolutely AMAZING group of people, artists, doctors, survivors, entertainers came and (I think) everyone had great time!
My sets of cards got a new home and I hope they will make someone's day when received.

Here goes my new card ...

I used the suuuuper cute Lili of the Valley image - Maisie Sitting Pretty and a butterfly from Hero Arts - Antique Engravings. I used 3D technique, that I adore so much - and learned it from Mariska at Sending you a Little Smile. Such a talented lady!

The Detail

Cardstock is from JoAnn, the DP is one of my all time favorite, My Mind's Eye - Stella and Rose. I sewed the edges, added rhinestones, lacy ribbon from Archiver's, Prima Flowers and pearly springs.
The Spellbinders I used were Labels Seventeen. 
Pretty easy. I think what took me the longest was the image :) that I colored with my Copics, ProMarkers and ShinHan markers. I also added Stickles (StarDust & Diamond).

The Front View

I hope you're enjoying this fall. It has finally cooled off here in Phoenix.
I have been super busy - I've also got a new FABULOUS job (that I am super exited about) and still keeping my old one. Of course, I am home with my girls (whenever I can) and we craft like there is no tomorrow :) My hubby is working his tushie off at the hospital, but I know he's not-so-secretly loving it.

I have many more projects to come - I have so many ideas, just not enough time (or energy - by the end of the day) to make them happen.

The Inside View

I am entering these challenges:
Lili of the Valley Challenges - Creature Comforts (I think butterfly is a creature, right?)
Stampavie and more - Anything goes
Anything goes Challange - Stitching (Real or Faux)
Cute Card Thursday - Reds/Remembrance
Dutch Dare Challenges - Punches & Dies
Simon Says Stamp Challenges - Photo Inspiration (Poppies)

Have a fantastic day!!!



kingfrog said...

Чудесная открытка!!!

Rica said...

A beautiful card Michaela, your papers and design are wonderful, your image is adorable and so beautifully coloured.

Thanks so much for joining us in the Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

Deb said...

such a beautiful card, love the 3d elements!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
have a great weekend! Debxx

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

This is so pretty! I love the papers and how your image pops! Thank You so much for joining our punch and die-cut challenge at Dutch Dare this week!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Michaela! Great mix of patterned paper and I love the shimmery butterfly!

inkypinkycraft said...

A really pretty card and love the 3-d effect and the decoration inside, thanks for playing at anything goes this week trace x

Katarina said...

Oh this is just too cute for words! I love all the 3D layering, just gorgeous! Thank you for playing with us in the LOTV challenge!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Wow! This is amazing!! Gorgeous card and design!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


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So...this is absolutely STUNNING! I love the stitched parts, as well as the 3D parts! Overall, really amazing!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

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Anne H. said...

Your card is wonderful!
An adorable image and so beautiful colors. Love the 3D - elements.
Thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.

Arabella said...

Wow! Beautiful card Michaela! I just saw your entry over at Dutch Dare and had to come by for a closer look. It's just stunning!


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