Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Wee Wednesday - Hugs from Hopeful

Hello, Friends. Happy Wednesday! It’s time for another Wee Wednesday. Eulanda and I are showcasing our cards for this week and I hope you enjoy these darling stamps.
I was recently inspired by Norma Lee of "From My Craft Room" to create a Front Side Step card and it just so happens I had this lovely “Hopeful” stamp all colored up. I used some fun new papers from Doodlebug Design for her as the colors are just perfect and all of my cardstock is Bazzill.
She is framed with my new Spellbinders Decorative Labels 8 die and I inked the outer edge with Spun Silk Distress Ink. I colored Hopeful with Copics and added a little gold Spica to her hair for shine and sparkle.
My Magnolia tag die has a “HUGS” sentiment from Hero Arts with a new decorative rhinestone from Queen & Co. I also used one for the middle of my ribbon bow made with Vintage Seam Binding from Wild Orchid Crafts. The pearl lace is from JoAnn’s Fabrics. I love browsing this store for unusual elements to use on my cards. All of my flowers are from Prima, layered with brads from my stash. My flourish die cut is from Marianne Designs. 
Here’s a close up of my image. She is certainly adorable and fits lots of occasions. 
I added a couple of flowers to the inside and a blank label for a personal message.
I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
Make It Monday – Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door – Anything Goes
Love to Create - Punches and/or Dies
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Don’t forget to leave a comment on any of the DT blogs and/or the Challenge blog for a chance to win a weekly prize from Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps.
For all the details, visit the Challenge blog. Our Vellum challenge is in progress here and will run until May 13th.
I also wanted to share that the Magnolia-licious store is featuring a "Deal of the Day" in the store. Everyday there's a stamp or product available at a HUGE discount!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great week.


Mojca said...

oh waw this is such a pretty card and I also love Norma's cards. such cute Tilda and lovely embellishment. hugs! Mojca

Carla S. said...

Fantastic creation, Cathy! Love the bright colors and papers and the unique design! Fabulous coloring and design details!

Sarah - Crea S said...

What a pretty card Cathy!
Love the colours, and your stamp is coloured beautifully!
Love the inside as wel, with that flowery-paper!
Thank you for your lovely comments!

Brit Sviggum said...

Oh my!!!! What a beautiful card. Really great coloring. You are so talented!!!! Love Brit

PS I have a message for you in my blog ;)

Shirley-Anne said...

Simply awesome Cathy.
Fabulous card design .Beautiful colouring of sweet image and great choice of papers and embellishing .
Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday ..
hugs Shirley-Anne.

Candy said...

Your 'Hopeful' is coloured spectacularly!!
Just love all the bright colours you have used for your papers.
Wonderful frame and flowers.
Big Hugs, Candy

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

this is super card,
lovely image,
fabulous colouring,
great choice of colours,wauuu
hugs TaMara

Miradormakings said...

This is beautiful i love the design and the colours. Thank you for joining us over at Challenges 4 Everybody.

Joan x

Chris said...

Wow, Cath, your coloration of the image is perfect in all ways! You did a fabulous job! I love the design, colors, and paper you used inside and out. The flowers are just right. I just love the image. I wish I could color as nicely! You "dun good!"


Mei said...

Love these pop up cards! They are just so fabulous! Great use of the paper colours and your colouring is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Love to Create!

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Crafty Sandy's Cards said...

What a lovely card Cath, the colours go so well together and I love the embellishments! Well done you.

Jackie Randolph said...

Gorgeous design and papers, perfect with your sweet image! Thank you for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge!

Norma said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Cathy. I have this sweet Wee image in digi, but haven't gotten around to colouring her yet. Love the vibrant colours you've chosen and your colouring is awesome as usual. Love the rectangle diecut--must be a new one. I haven't seen that one before--it's gorgeous. The ribbon with the pearls is to die for.

Kelly said...

She is really pretty. I love the card style and those cute florals. It is just beautiful.
Hugs Kelly

Anonymous said...

This card fold is so pretty and the colours and papers are just perfect, very sweet card
Hugs Julie P

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