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Saturday, 26 February 2011

Dancing in Purples



For this project I used Papermania papers, a Lili of the Valley Ballerina stamp, stamped in Memento and coloured with Promarkers, Two Butterfly Embellishments-both wooden, one with fabric over the top and the other is a Filigree pattern, Silver and Lilac gems, flower petals, skeleton leaves in purple, a large brad, Papermania glitter strips, purple cardstock and paper roses.

I started by colouring the Ballerina in Promarkers, I played with the colour and blended purples by colouring into the other colour while still wet so they mixed well.
Next I mounted her onto purple cardstock and placed her onto a square card blank I covered with purple papermania papers. Next I made a flower for the corner with an irridescent petal with a purple sheen, a velvety fabric petal, then a deep coloured large petal fixed together with a large purple brad. I then added a purple glitter strip along the bottom of the card and stuck two purple skeleton leaves in the corner, with the flower on top. Next I added the two butterfly embellishments and used glossy accents on the fabric covered wooden butterfly to make it shine. Then I added a trail of lilac gems from on the flower to the butterfly. Lastly I added the paper roses onto the top left hand corner of the stamped image card, and two silver gems in the opposite corners.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Little Claire's Designs Challenge 1: Anything Goes! 
If the Shoe Fits Scrap it! Challenge 68: Let your Purples Shine! 
Paper Cutz Challenge 80: Spring
Papercrafting Journey Challenge 4: Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge 13: Use Brads, Gems or Dewdrops
CES Challenge 25: Flowers and Flutterby's

Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them :-)
Elaine-xxx-

13 comments:

  1. Hey honey :)
    This is gorgeous- the colour is sooo lovely (you know me and purples!lol)and your blending looks great- have to try that!! :) Oh, and the butterfly and skeleton leaves are really pretty, too!! Lol- can you tell I like it a bit!! ;D
    big hugs, Rachel x

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  2. Beautiful card lovely subtle colours.

    Lizzie

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  3. absolutely adorable! fabulous image! that butterfly is a perfect embellishment! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

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  4. A pretty card anyone would be pleased to receive. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire for our first blog challenge. Carol S. LCDT xx

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  5. Przepiękna kartka!
    Pozdrawiam
    Jola

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  6. gorgeous card.i love the sweet image and your colours and details are beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

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  7. Haven't been on here for ages so just beeen looking through all your cards. they're all gorgeous Elaine. :)
    suzanne xx

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  8. Hi, So so pretty a wonderful card to bring a smile. Thank you for joining Little Claire in our first blog challenge....xxGaynor

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  9. She is so precious! Great coloring job. I also love the butterfly and the flower. Thanks for joining us this week at PCJ. hug ~ Cindy

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  10. wow such a pretty card,thank you for joining our flowers and flutterbys challenge at CES.
    Hugs Kaylou xx

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  11. Fab card - love the image and the soft muted shades! Thanks for sharing it with us at CES challenges this week, Juliex

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  12. Very cute card. Thanks so much for playing with us at Southern Girls Challenges. I hope to see you again.
    ~Patricia

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  13. Cute and lovely card - love your gems. Thanks for joining us this time at Southern Girls.
    Alicia xx

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Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them all :-) Elaine-xxx-

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