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Monday, February 21, 2011

DT Card for Lexi's Creations Challenge #34 - Flowers




My DT card for:

Lexi's Creations Challenge # 34 Flowers

Sponsor: Ewe 2 can Craft a great site for the things you need to embellish a card such as marvellous buttons, charms, including Christmas and Easter collections,etc.
Prize for this week is a fabulous selection of charms from EWE 2 CAN CRAFT)

Have you ever noticed that each card or project seems to have a story to tell! This one has given me a little angst and a fit of laughter. I managed to confuse the sponsor name to a card requirement; I know- but I did.  I was just about finished with the project when I ventured over to the DT site to make sure I had all the requirements; when to my dismay I read Flowers-Ewe 2 can Craft and being in a hurry all I could think of was 'what, they want sheep or lamb  on the flower card', oh my, what to do?? Ask Lexi of course, whatever did she mean- so off  with the email. Lexi must have fallen off her chair when she received it and I almost certainly did when I got her reply. It read "nooo lol, that's the sponsor, the challenge is just flowers". OMG she must think I'm insane was all I could think through gales of laughter. . Just too, too  funny. Good thing I asked though as I wonder what she would have thought if I had submitted a card with the rose bouquet surrounded by a bunch of sheep  he he......sometimes I just amaze myself.

I have made a 4 1'4 x 5 1'2 card  using the 'Roses'
image from Fairy Dust Crafts; such an elegant stamp! Added circles, edge punched flowers(the ones surrounding the circles were punched individually and glued on  one at a time so you can image my angst when I thought they might be replaced by a sheep:D, punched butterflies, pearls, mulberry paper roses and  enlarged ribbon bows from the image, cut out and covered with crystal effects. I also added some little punched daisy type flowers in red , topped with a pearl and covered with glitter glue.

I decided to add a pizza box and make it a little less decorated.I made a little punched flower out of the designer paper and added it with some punched leaves. 


Challenges entered:
4 Crafty Chicks: use a fairy, angel or butterfly: I have three butterflies and one little wee one
The Creative Cottage: fabulous florals: I think I have that!
Digital Tuesday: use die cuts - I have used die cuts on the standard circle, inverted circle and scalloped circle,(nestabilities) and a digital images from  Fairy Dust Crafts
Bunny Zoe's Crafts challenge 9: Spring-Flowers Everywhere - I have butterflies to represent spring and  I have  flowers everywhere:)
Mamia Doodles - Digital Stamps; Flower card
Little Clairs designs: Anything Goes
Truly Scrumptious Challenges: Swirls and Pearls - I have a lot of pearls and a bit of swirls
Sundays with Crissy: It's all about Love - my card reflects the gift of flowers to a loved one
My Grafico Crafts:Anything Goes
TTT Challenge: from Shelly's Images - Show us what You Got (or anything goes)


Card Details:
Stamp: Roses from Fairy Dust Crafts
Spellbinders Nestabilities
Punches: all Martha Stewart except for the flower on the box which was a combination of a MARVY daisy and EK  retro flower  punch
Other: crystal effects, glitter glue, mulberry roses, pearls

11 comments:

  1. Wow...this is absolutely beautiful! I love the wonderful details too!

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  2. Wow! Just truly stunning. Thanks so much for sharing your project with us this week at Shelly's Images for our Show us what you got Challenge.

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  3. This is so beautiful...love all the embellishments you added. Thanks for joining in at Sundays With Crissy!

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  4. Gorgeous card! Love the colors and the added embellishments. Thanks so much for sharing your project with us at Shelly's Images, this week.

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  5. Glenda OMG that is sooo funny and I'm so glad someone else does things like that too! You rock with the projects, card AND box both gorgeous! I love all the flowers and the colour is perfect.

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  6. Very pretty card and box! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

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  7. Gosh these projects are gorgeous! Love the rich colors and embellishments!

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  8. Your boxes are stunning. I love how you used the pearls to link the butterflies to your project. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous creations with us.

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  9. Wow, absolutely stunning! Gorgeous work! I love the colours and your use of embellishments - perfect! Thanks for playing at Sundays With Crissy too!

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  10. Just stunning!
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Cottage
    mandi x

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  11. this is a work of art!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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