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Monday, 30 April 2012

Whoopsi Daisy - pile on the flowers

Gosh where did those two weeks go! It's time for another challenge at  Whoopsi Daisy  and as we now have two teams it's team A's turn to share their inspiration with you. The theme this week is to pile on the flowers.

I've used an image from sheet #343 and coloured with promarkers and highlighted with stickles and a gelly roll pen before die cutting with a nestie oval and matting onto a fancy scalloped oval. Papers are from Wild Rose Studio and were left over from another DT project. Base mat is made with a Martha Stewart PATP decor fan punch. The flourish is a Marianne Design die and all other die cuts are from my Spellbinders Lattice set. Card is finished with some gingham ribbon, a doiley, flowers and pearls from my stash. Sentiment is from Wild Rose Studio.
All the burgundy card came from my bit box - the large mat is actually two pieces joined together! 

Do pop over to the challenge blog to see the inspiration from the rest of the team and remember if you use a Whoopsi Daisy image you could win 2 image sheets, 1 sheet will be awarded to a winner using any other image.

Challenges entered:
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Bingo (pearls, punch and flowers)
Fairy Fun Fridays - anything with flowers
House of Gilli - ribbon and sparkle
Poodles Parlour - anything goes
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Card Makin Mamas - spring photo
Joanna Sheen - flower power
Stamptacular Sunday - spring bling
Corrosive Challenges - Tim Holz (I've used distress ink and stickles)

Carol x


  1. Carol, this is very sweet! Love the border punch around the page! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge! :)

  2. What a gorgeous card, so much detail on it, love the colours too

  3. Ah your card is so sweet Carol has a real vintage feel to it and love all the embellies x

  4. This is wonderful Carol! I love the layout and the embellishments are gorgeous. Loving the image too.

    Happy Monday
    Linda xxx

  5. Wow Carol - this is really fabulous. Super image and so much lovely detail too, I've had a jolly good nose and it's truly stunning. Ha, ha - I was looking for the join in the mat you mentioned, tried lifting the ribbon but couldn't reach through the laptop screen :)


  6. Gorgeous card Carol, fab colours xx Jan

  7. This is gorgeous,love the details and fabulous image.xxx

  8. Fabulous card Carol. I love the way you have put the flowers and the image is beautiful. Hugs Rita xx

  9. Lovely gentle colours on this card, great. Hazel x

  10. Great card, love all the punches and dies you used, especially that flourish, I want that one!

  11. Beautiful card. The the leaves and die cuts. Nice design. Thanks for joining us for this week's Spring Bling Challenge at Stamptacular Sundays. Hope to see you again next week! xxx Ann Marie

  12. So pretty. Your colors combo looks wonderful.
    Hugs Nat

  13. Lovely card, Carol, gorgeous image, colours and fab embellies.
    Hugs Jo x

  14. Such a pretty card Carol, I love that Martha Stewart PATP punch, your fab corners and flourish. A beautifully finished card.

  15. Really beautiful, I love the colours and that bow is gorgeous
    Lindsay xx

  16. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour with your very pretty card

    Sylvia xx

  17. totally gorgeous so pretty I adore that edge punch
    Hugs Kate xx

  18. Wonderful card with pretty details...thanks for joining FFF!
    xxx Margreet

  19. Another beautiful card Carol. Ive been away so am catching up! Also love the others and the chocolate scrap page, gorgeous! Michelle x

  20. lovely card thank you for joining us at stamptacular this week

  21. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards!

  22. Gorgeous card Carol! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  23. Like Di, I'm desperately looking for the join and blessed if I can see it!!! You have been practising with the invisible darning again. Gorgeous card and lovely colours. Hugs Mrs A.
    p.s. I put plastic bags on the swings last night so we wouldn't have wet bums today.

  24. That's very pretty. Love all the embellishments x

  25. Such a beautiful card ! hope to see you again at the House of GILLI Challenge Blog ! Hugs, Yone

  26. Beautiful Carol! So much to look at but not to much of any one thing all so well proportioned. Love the colors and lovely image.

  27. A beautiful Vintge card with so much detail and gorgeous colours. I love the little corners.

  28. Super-cute card Carol, love all your dies and details and fabulous flowers too!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge,



  29. Gorgeous card and the snippets are well disguised in the matting. Love the Marianne flourish. Elizabeth x

  30. Such a lovely card!
    Thanks for joining us at Hooked On Craft Challenges!
    Hugs, Kelly xxx


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