Sweet fascination

Ribbons and Bows is the theme at Digi Doodle Shop’s Best this week.For full details on how you could win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop head on over to the challenge site.You could also be in the running to join us as a GDT.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT and GDT’s work while you’re there!

Here I’ve used Fascination from Digi Doodle Shop as the focal point of my card.So adorable!He’s been coloured with Promarkers and Copic Atyou Spicas to add some sparkle to the  butterfly.Glossy Accents have been applied to his eye and nose.The base card is a twisted easel cut from Grand Nestabilities Labels 1 and covered in patterned cardstock cut from the same die.The edges have been inked with Distress Ink to cover any white – it looked better that way!As the purple is quite a dusky one I livened it up with some bright pink card.The wide ribbon is actually recycled from my old pyjamas and was originally pale pink.I used Magenta Promarker to colour it to match.The only thing with this is that the ribbon can go a little stiff.It was actually a bonus here as satin ribbon can be a slippery little so and so.So no danger of the bows slipping undone here! I die cut a couple of double layered daisies to emulate the ones in the image and made the tab the sentiment is mounted on by cutting down another Labels  1 die.I finished with two different sizes of brad for the flower centres on the stamped and die cut ones.

This reminds me of the daisies I planted in my tubs a few years ago.Even though they eventually died off several have sprung up through my front lawn.I love this time of year when they start appearing again.Trouble is DH keeps threatening to get the mower out.Off with their heads!!

Supplies :
Image : Fascination from Digi Doodle Shop
Sentiment : WB Rubber Stamp by Dovecraft
Mediums : Promarkers,Copic Atyou Spica,Glossy Accents,Tuxedo Black and Rose Bud Memento Dew Drop Ink Pads,Milled Lavender Distress Ink
Card : DCWV Old World,Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : Grand Nestabilities Labels 1,Nestabilities Labels 1,Big Shot (the sizes I used fitted in this),Sizzix Bigs Daisies #2,X-Cut guillotine
Embellishments : Ribbon recycled and coloured with Promarker,Dovecraft Medium and Small Pastel Round Brads

Here are some challenges this card is for :

Ellephantastic : Cute with a Butterfly
Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days : Back to Nature
Cardmakin Mamas : Animals
Paper Cutz : Your Choice
Phindy’s Place : Hot Stuff/Warm Colours/Sunshine
Stamp Something : Sweet Something
2 Sisters : Furry Friends
A Gem of a Challenge : Anything but a Square
Creative Inspirations Challenge : Easel Card
Shannon’s Sentiments : Unusual fold
Sugar Creek Hollow :  Anything Goes 
Gingerloft : Die Cuts/Punches
Crazy Challenge : Any shape but square 
The Shabby Tea Room : Bingo – Brads,Flowers,Ribbon
Scrap Creations : Spring has Sprung 
Flutter By Wednesday’s : Open challenge
Fresh Brewed : Two or more embellishments
Little Red Wagon : Butterflies
Creative Inspirations : No Square Cards Allowed


Lisa x

27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Pat(mspfd)
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 15:14:48

    This is gorgeous. Love your design and your fabulous use of ribbon and bows.


  2. Julie T
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 15:59:47

    Your card is just too cute. I love that bright pink ribbon


  3. Cathy(KraftyKoolKat)
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 16:04:06

    Beautiful colours and I love your layout.



  4. Char
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 16:11:05

    What a fantastic card! That bear is so so cute!!! Thanks so much for visiting us in The Shabby Tea Room 🙂


  5. Shannon Hawkins
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 17:50:23

    This is so clever! Great card! Thanks for playing along with our Sentiments challenge again.


  6. Melissa Bove
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 19:13:56

    Soooo adorable! Love that sweet image! Thank you so much for joinig us this week at The Shabby Tea Room!



    Mar 24, 2011 @ 20:41:52

    A lovely card hun! Thanks for joining in with our challenge of No Square Cards this week over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday’s Challenge Blog! xxx


  8. Zulma
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 21:07:52

    Cute easel card! lovely bear image and bow. Thanks for playing with us at 2SC this week, good luck!
    Zulma DT


  9. Danni
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 22:25:27

    This is so cute! Made me smile! thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!


  10. Ellis
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 22:32:11

    Wonderful card, you have a lot of nice things here! =)
    Hugs, Elenor


  11. laney
    Mar 24, 2011 @ 23:26:07

    Fabulous Easel card and a very sweet image!!thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations hope to see you next time too


  12. Tracy
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 02:54:54

    Oh my gosh that ribbon is just gorgeous on your card! Such a pretty way to wrap that cute little bear up. Great job Lisa!


  13. mandy
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 05:18:19

    Beautiful card,love your layout,ribbon and flowers…Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge…
    Mandy x


  14. Jill
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 06:28:30

    Great card Lisa, lovely image! Thanks for playing along at Ellephantastic this month. Jill


  15. KathyB
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 12:39:02

    What a sweet card, love the fold and the ribbon and flowers, thank you for joining us at Fresh Brewed Challenges.


  16. Judy
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 13:18:25

    Hi Lisa,

    Wow! You took the ribbon to another level. It just looks stunning with the beautiful coloring you did, and your layout. Awesome job!



  17. Jóna (Yona)
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 13:24:26

    This is so cute :O) Great use of ribbons and bows. Cute image and great coloring !
    Hugs, Jóna


  18. Heather Dennis
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 16:51:30

    Oh my goodness how cute 🙂 I love this easel fold with a twist. So fun

    thanks for playing along with us at Fresh Brewed Designs 2 or more Embellishments challenge!
    Have a blessed day!



  19. Ruth
    Mar 25, 2011 @ 21:00:34

    OMG those bows are fantabulous, great colouring and I like the papers too,
    Ruth x


  20. Helen Laurence
    Mar 26, 2011 @ 00:22:59

    Awww very cute indeed! lovely papers too loving that plum colour. Thank you for playing along with us this month. Helen x


  21. Kristin
    Mar 26, 2011 @ 10:53:45

    Awww this is precious! I love that stamp. Thanks for joining us this week at The Shabby Tea Room.



  22. danielle
    Mar 26, 2011 @ 15:52:40

    Such a lovely card. That bow is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us in The Shabby Tea Room this week.


  23. Kelly Smith
    Mar 26, 2011 @ 17:27:46

    So cute!!! Thank you for playing along at The Crazy Challenge this week


  24. Debs R
    Mar 26, 2011 @ 21:17:34

    super sweet and what gorgeous ribbon, thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations for our easel card challenge, good luck
    Debs R


  25. Corry
    Mar 27, 2011 @ 07:22:00

    Wow. the colors on this are fantastic! Great job with the twisted easle. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.


  26. Mona Evy
    Mar 28, 2011 @ 21:01:54

    Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday’s Challenge!


  27. Michelle Single
    Mar 30, 2011 @ 12:44:03

    Love that background paper! Amazing! And TWO unusual fold cards – WOW, lady!!!! Thanks for playing twice with Shannon’s Sentiments!


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