Saturday, 8 September 2012

.. And This is Just For Karen

This is a birthday card made especially for Karen and I've used another Mo Manning image - this one is called 'Housework Fairy' and I hope on this lovely sunny day she is enjoying her birthday and taking a day off from housework and cooking.

I followed a sketch and themes of lace & pearls.

I used Promarkers to colour the image and added a few touches with a Sakura glitter pen. The large background paper was free with a magazine (I don't remember who it's by) and the smaller paper with the tiny flowers is Pink Petticoat Wild Blossoms Collection. The dies I used are Memory Box 'swirly tree', 'chloe stem' & 'cherry blossom' and Marianne Creatables LR0129 flower & LR0143 corner. The pearls and lace are from my stash and the sentiment is from one of my Joanna Sheen cds.

I shall enter this in the following challenges
Sketch N Stash challenge 'Daniele's Sketch' (old papers and lace, new image)
Mo Manning DP2 challenge 'Anything Goes'
Passion for Promarkers challenge 'Lace and Swirls'
Pretty Little Ribbon Shop challenge 'Lace and Pearls'
The Ribbon Girl challenge 'Pearls'
Songbird challenge 'String of Pearls'
Live & Love Crafts challenge 'Lovely Lace / Terrific Trim'
Ladybug Crafts challenge 'Anything Goes' (my 2nd entry)
My Mums Craft Shop challenge 'Anything Goes' (my 2nd entry)


  1. Andrea, this is such a cute card, the image is hilarious! loe it!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch N Stash
    Hugs, Alessandra

  2. This is so pretty. I love the image and soft colours. Gorgeous card!
    Have a good weekend.
    Lorraine x

  3. this is so pretty love I have to get that image
    enjoy the rest of your weekend and thank you for all your lovely comments
    Jacki xx

  4. Absolutely fun card and soo many beautiful details! Well done.
    Thank you for joining us at Mo's Digital Challenge this week!

    Hugs, Anja

  5. So neat card, lovely colors, it shows what she does at full speed might sing and clean with a feather duster in hand.
    Hugs Ulla

  6. Beautiful card Andrea, love the image and the really pretty colours. Love it.
    Caz x

  7. This is so pretty Andrea, such lovely soft blues and fab image.

  8. Hi sweetie, this is fabulous love the colours too, a fabulous creation, huggles Pops x x x

  9. Oh what a lovely card dear Kanda. I love the soft pastel colors. Never seen this stamp before. She looks having a lot of fun cleaning ;0) I'm sure your friend enjoyed getting this card.
    Wish you a great week and thank you for your sweet comments.

  10. What a beautiful card, love your layout and the image, thanks for joining our challenge at Ladybug crafts, Gaynor x

  11. Gorgeous card!! Love the image and great use of dies - love the swirly tree! Thanks for playing along with us at PFP this week, Juliexx

  12. Beautiful card, love the colours :)

  13. What a fab card. Love the soft colours and super detail. Thanks for joining us at Songbird Challenges and would love to see you again.
    Hugs Sue W.

  14. What a beauty, so delicate and pretty. Thanks for joining us at The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop this week.
    Teresa xx

  15. Hi Kanda,
    Lovely card and colours and what a fun image; haven't seen that one before. Thanks for taking part in the LLC challenge this month.



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