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Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Lily in Pink

Its been so grey and dismal here for ages now, I thought i'd colour Michelle Perkett's gorgeous Lily, the Fairy of Enchantment to brighten up my day. Lily is one of my favourite images from Michelle but this is the first time i've coloured her in pink. You can find Lily here in Michelle's Etsy Store


I've coloured Lily with promarkers and embossed the moon with clear sparkle EP and then cut her out and attached her to the bp. The bps i've used are all downloads from Raspberry Road Designs. I used a MP border punch on two strips of bp and then added some dark green and rose pink velvet ribbon and some prima flower and pearls.

I'm entering Lily in the following challenges:
Pollycraft: sweet pastel colours
Quirky Crafts: In the spring garden plus pink and green
2 sisters: Flowers
Our daily bread: things with wings
Daring Cardmakers: recipe challenge (I image, 2 ribbons, 3 papers)

Yesterday I noticed some signs of spring on the way. There are quite a lot of green shoots peeping through in the garden and little buds showing on branches so I hope spring will be here soon. I  had a really lovely surprise last night when a delivery man arrived with what i thought was flowers but actually was a beautiful butler's tray with lots of pots of spring bulbs! It was from one of my friends at work, things have been pretty rough at work lately and she sent them to cheer me up!! Spring has definitely arrived early here lol. What a sweetie she is :-)

Thanks for popping by today, don't forget to check out this weeks challenge at Michelle Perkett Studios, Jan and her team have set a fab sketch challenge this week!!
Claire xx

19 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card and so pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  2. this card will certainly brighten up any day!!! I adore the gorgeous pink colours, love the paper lace and the fabulous velvet ribbons! Hugs Juls

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  3. I love Lily too Claire :) She looks beautiful in pink...gorgeous card.
    Hugs xx

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  4. What a wonderful and thoughtful present you had Claire. That is a delightful card - the pink and green look so fresh together. Thanks for playing along with Daring Cardmakers this week :)

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  5. Thanks for sharing your pretty card with The Daring Cardmakers this week

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  6. Oh thats so gorgeous girlish Claire,
    have a great day
    hugs June

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  7. Hi Claire

    Just a short visit to accomodate the wonky arm to say Hi and lovely work as always.

    B x

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  8. Fantastic coloring job! This is a beautiful card.

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  9. Love the colours you've used Claire, really pretty. Chin up, as you say, Spring is round the corner, x

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  10. I'm loving all this pinkiness. Another super image and great design.
    Beryl xx

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  11. Oh how pretty!! I just love all the pink and your coloring. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light Challenge.

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  12. Beautiful card Claire and what a thoughtful friend you have at work. Thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

    Lynda xxx

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  13. Hi Claire! OMG, your Lily card all in pink is just exquisite! So beautifully colored and embellished! What a lovely surprise from your friend to send you some spring happiness in the mail!

    Hugs,

    Michelle

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  14. So feminine with the pretty pinks, lace and flower. Hugs Suzanne xx

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  15. Beautiful pink card! Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters. Good luck with the challenge this week!

    Hugs!
    Pat

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  16. Oh, WOW, what a gorgeous card!! So sweet with all of the pink...just beautiful!! Thanks for taking the time to play along in this weeks Shining the Light Challenge over at ODBD!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  17. Lovely card, Very sweet image! Thank you for joining Quirky crafts Challenge and don't forget to pop back Friday and vote for your top three and get your blogging buggies to vote for you!
    ((Lyn))

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