The Golden Dragon

It’s a Fantasy/Fairytale theme at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week.Please take a look at the challenge blog for details on how to play along and be in the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop.Don’t forget to check out the beautiful DT work while you’re there.

And here’s some good news!The sale from last month is continuing throughout September.Check the ad in my sidebar them click on through to visit the store.

For my card I’ve used the delightful Louis & Daisies from Digi Doodle Shop and coloured him with AquaMarkers.This time I’ve used them on smooth card.That’s because I changed my mind at the last minute – I was going to use my ProMarker/FlexMarkers.I also thought it would give the chance to play too.I’m quite pleased how they worked.I’ve teamed him with some K & CO papers and just had to let the little ladybird poke out a the top.I’ve also added a piece of hessian.I found an A4 6 sheet pack in The Works and there are different colours/weaves in there.The flower is die cut from felt and I’ve sandwiched a hessian one between.This is a bit of an experiment as I’m not sure how it will last because of the weave.Dries clear PVA glue has been smoothed around the edges in an effort to hold it together.I did however lose some tiny bits but not enough to spoil the flower.Fingers crossed for the rest of it!!The button atop has been threaded with a strand from where I frayed the piece at the top of the card.Not only does it bring everything together it meant I didn’t have to throw it away!

Some challenges this card is for :

Totally Gorjuss : As you like it
Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days : Buttons
Jellypark : Die cuts and /or punches
Phindy’s Place : Make your own embellishments
Bearly Mine :,flowers
Creative Card Crew : Anything Goes
Die Cuttin’ Divas : Fall colours
My Time To Craft : In Full Bloom
Party Time Tuesdays : Anything Goes
Passion For ProMarkers : Anything Goes
Daisy Doodles : Anything Goes
Hooked On Craft : Things with Wings
Pollycraft Monday : Use Felt
I Did It Creations : Nature 
DigiStamps 4 Joy : Spring (add a handmade flower)
I Love ProMarkers : Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter : Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters : Flower Power
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner :
What d’ya mean I wasn’t invited?Are you sure?
Despite me calling her name constantly she wouldn’t look at me!Proves dogs have just as good selective hearing as children and Husbands!!

Thanks for looking

Lisa x


31 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Denise
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 11:58:07

    Lisa this is gorgeous. The hessian looks great, especially the flower and I love those DPs. Louis looks great as a “golden dragon”!!
    Denise xx


  2. dj1952 (Debra)
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 14:03:48

    Love your card. The backing paper is beautiful and I love how you’ve added texture to the card on the flower and behind the dp. You did a beautiful job. Hugs, dj


  3. Martina
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 15:16:13

    beautiful! love the colours on your card and that flower is soo cute!


  4. Judy
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 16:38:02

    Awww, you did a fabo job on this. Love the golden color you chose. Great job hun.


  5. Jennifer Scull
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 16:44:04

    oh how I love that burlap! what a wonderful touch with the cutie dragon!
    so glad you have joined us for the die cuts/punches challenge at Jellypark Friends and the anything goes challenge at Party Time Tuesday. 🙂


  6. debs m
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 19:01:46

    great bp’s, love the colour scheme and great idea with the felt and hessian, love how you coloured Louis too!


  7. caz
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 20:28:57

    Lovely card , thanx foir joining us at Digistamps4joy and good luck..

    Caz DS4J DT


  8. Mistyrose
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 00:52:54

    Now this is FUN!!! I really enjoy your card!!! I am so happy you joined us this week at DCD!!

    Die Cuttin Diva


  9. Shirley Chalmers
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 10:24:50

    A fabulous cute image and gorgeous colouring. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx


  10. Jenny B
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 14:08:36

    So so so cute (even tho’ it is a dragon). Fabulous card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Hookedoncraft.


  11. Lisa B ~ Our2angelsinheaven
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 14:39:20

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful card with us over at the Sisterhood of crafters for our Flower challenge. That textured flower is great!


  12. kiki
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 14:58:06

    Your card is so cute with beautiful colors!!! thanks so much for your lovely comment!!!


  13. Cathy(KraftyKoolKat)
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 17:21:17

    Fabulous layout Lisa and I see we both love Louis. Sorry I am not around a lot but the house move is hectic. Especially when hubby clearing the loft breaks through the ceiling and you are waiting for the insurance assessors! As you know we have sold and waiting to exchange contracts.



  14. tracy
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 20:52:31

    Gorgeous card Lisa, thanks for joining us at PfP this week, good luck.
    Tracy x


  15. Yvette
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 21:43:50

    This is such a cute card. I love the little golden dragon. Thanks for joining us this week at DCD. -Yvette


  16. Patricia C.
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 22:43:58

    This is precious. Thanks for joining as at DCD.



  17. Donna
    Sep 02, 2011 @ 22:59:54

    Lisa this is fabulous hun, love your golden dragon, he really does suit gold and I would never have thought to use this colour. hugs Donna x


  18. Pat
    Sep 03, 2011 @ 14:37:31

    Super card, love the gorgeous cute image, Thanks for joining our challenge at MTTC.

    Pat xx


  19. Darlene (akronstamperdpk)
    Sep 03, 2011 @ 18:07:29

    Oh my gosh … how cute and your flower is AWESOME!

    Thanks so much for joining our ‘flower’ challenge at The Sisterhood! I look forward to having you join us again next challenge!!

    One of the ‘Sistahs’


  20. Ruth
    Sep 03, 2011 @ 18:50:59

    Great card Lisa, I love Louis this colour, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x


  21. Mari Harpham
    Sep 04, 2011 @ 03:12:30

    The hessian is a great addition to your card. I really like it. The photo of your dog is adorable. How funny that he would not look at you.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.



  22. padster
    Sep 04, 2011 @ 10:04:03

    Beautiful – thanks for sharing with us at IDIC this week
    Debbie xx


  23. skylife
    Sep 04, 2011 @ 13:34:10

    No matter the fact Louise is my favorite dragon, this one really looks golden! Love the colors and the whole composition of the card – great job!!!

    P.S. – totally agree with the “selective hearing” and I definitely can add cats here LOL


  24. Mary J
    Sep 04, 2011 @ 16:05:53

    OH Lisa, your dog is so funny!!

    Love your card – what a fab dragon!! Thx for joining us at Pollycrafts Monday! Hope to see you again soon!

    Mary J x


  25. Diane Ahlers
    Sep 05, 2011 @ 00:58:25

    Beautiful coloring on the dragon. He’s too cute!


  26. Julie T
    Sep 06, 2011 @ 01:23:09

    That is a fab color for Louis. Your card is just gorgeous


  27. Suzie McFloozy
    Sep 06, 2011 @ 14:16:24

    Great card – love the mix of textures and colours you chose x
    Thanks for playing along at Jellypark friends Friday challenge & good luck x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo


  28. Julie W
    Sep 06, 2011 @ 14:37:17

    A lovely card, fab colours and textures. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

    Julie W x


  29. jen Leeflang
    Sep 06, 2011 @ 23:14:57

    What a fabulously coloured image and such a beautiful creation! Thanks for joining us at Digistamps 4 Joy’s Spring Challenge.
    luv n huggz


  30. Starla B
    Sep 07, 2011 @ 04:14:40

    This is super cute! LOVE that flower! Thanks for playing with us at Digistamps 4 Joy. I hope to see you again in our next challenge!

    xx Star


  31. Carolina Girl
    Feb 18, 2012 @ 14:44:54

    OhMY….too funny about your family pet…totally understand and agree…..I feel in love with your card and must get this dragon….and the FLOWER….I soooo want to try the material…don’t know what hessian is but sorta looks like burlap…LOVE everything about your card from top to bottom.


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