Spotted you!


Gone Buggy is theme at Craft Your Passion this week.We have the fabulous Bugaboo Stamps as our sponsor.Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT and GDT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job!

I’ve used the adorable Lady Bug – butterfly from Bugaboo Stamps.I coloured with Polychromos and blended out with low odour oils thinners using paper stumps.As you can probably make out I’ve applied 3D Crystal Lacquer on the wing case,nose,eyes and antennae.I decided to go with monochrome papers and I wanted to leave some white space in the background.I added some red faux suede strips and pearls accents.I hand cut  a banner with the sentiment on and tucked one end under the die cut flower.I shaped it and lifted that part with some foam tape.

Supplies :

Image : Lady Bug – butterfly from Bugaboo Stamps
Mediums :  Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils,Boldmere Low Odour Oils Thinners,3D Crystal Lacquer,Jet Black Archival Ink
Sentiment : Kaisercraft Mini Clear Stamps Thank You
Papers & Card : Papermania Capsule Collection Bexley Black 8 x8,Core’dintaions Roy G. Biv 12 x12 cardstock pad
Tools : X-cut guillotine,X-cut Large Corner Rounder Punch,Spellbinders Edgeabilities Classic Scallop,X-cut Dielicious Dies Petal Posy,Big Shot
To Embellish : Faux  Suede Strips,Cranberry Flatbacked Pearls 4mm and 3mm

Some challenges this is for :

Dream Valley Challenges : Die Cuts and Punches
Great Impressions : Anything with Animals
No Matter Which Challenges :Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time :  Anything Goes 
That Craft Place : Things with Wings
Di’s Digis Designs: No Squares Allowed
Just Some Lines :  Lots of Layers
Speedy and Friends : Using Dots 
Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days  : Go Floral
Crafty Catz :  Anything Goes
Jellypark Challenges :  Summer Bugs
Simply Create Too : Anything Goes     
4 Crafty Chicks : Up, up & away
Charisma Cardz :  Animal & flowers
Crafty Ribbons : Spots & dots
Digi Doodle Shop’s Best : Things with wings
Little Miss Muffet Challenges : Scallops
Moving Along With The Times : Summer
Crafts and Me :Use a digi
Scrapbook Sisters : Things with wings
Jackson’s Digital Expressions : Anything Goes + Optional Brads/Eyelets
Papertake Weekly : Anything Goes
Desert Island Crafters : 2 – Spots,4 – Red,6 – Lots of layers,7 – Texture
Mema’s Crafts : Anything goes

Thanks for looking

Lisa x


37 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ira
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 07:55:56

    Such a sweet and totally adorable card with gorgeous colours, papers and elements! So cute! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, hugs, Ira


  2. Pauline
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 08:52:41

    This is so sweet Lisa, I love your cute image and fab monochrome papers.


  3. Kate
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 12:40:45

    That image is adorable! Sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.


  4. Theresa P
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 12:54:34

    Such a cute image. Love your papers. Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy Fox and Friends this week.


  5. gertrude61
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 13:36:06

    Those gentle pops of color help to accent your multiple variations of black and white on your sweet card. Thanks for sharing this cute design with Jackson’s Digital Expressions.


  6. bunny
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 14:11:11

    Hi Lisa

    This is gorgeous thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz and good luck.

    Caz xx CC DT


  7. Sue B
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 14:45:41

    Aww this is really sweet Lisa… what a cute image… and you’ve coloured it beautifully! Love the pretty papers and the twine and flower… it’s a fab Summer card! 🙂
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for my ‘Summer’ theme and Good Luck in the Challenge!
    Hugs Sue xx


  8. bettyirene
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 16:20:21

    Love your card Lisa such a sweet image and the black & white papers are fab’ Thank you for leaving me such a nice comment on my blog


  9. Michelle
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 19:03:20

    He looks so sweet this little ladybug.
    LG Michelle


  10. Marion Lones
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 19:36:42

    Adorable image and such a cute card. Lovely !! Thanks for joining us at NMWC in our first challange and good luck, Hope to see you again in our next challenge. HUgs, Marion


  11. Josephine
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 20:09:14

    Aw, this is so sweet!

    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!


  12. SuzanneK
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 20:19:36

    Super cute and fun design. Thanks for playing along with us at NMW Challenges, I do hope you enjoyed our blog hop and that you come back for our next challenge. Hugz Suzanne


  13. ~ginny
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 21:55:34

    Oh my! I love this card! The fact that you used all black and white DP and let the image have all the color really let the focus go to your image. I like the use of the Crystal Lacquer on the image and your coloring is beautiful! Job well done Lisa!
    I have added you to my Google Reader so I can follow your posts!
    Stampe Diem!


  14. Cliona
    Aug 13, 2012 @ 22:42:41

    This is completely fab. I love the layout, the black and white and the image is the cutest.


  15. Chana Malkah
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 00:31:50

    Lisa, this is so cute! I love the colors and the image is just adorable! Thanks for joining us at Jackson’s Digital Expressions! We always look forward to your designs!
    Chana, Founder/DT Coordinator


  16. Jenn Borjeson
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 01:28:13

    This is really cute, great coloring. Thanks for joining us at DICC. 🙂


  17. Mema's Crafts
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 03:50:11

    This is just the cutest darn ladybug and I love your colors. I love all the details you’ve added to your card. Thank you so much for joining us at Mema’s Crafts and for participating in JDE Anything Goes Challenge


  18. lalkygirl
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 06:11:57

    what a sweet card ,love the cute ladybug
    thanks for joining us at digi doodle shop and good luck
    tracey x


  19. Patty Penn
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 07:45:29

    All I can say is this little ladybug card is adorable!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!


  20. joey
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 13:12:33

    Lisa this is so cute! gorgeous design and love this image, thanks for joining us at LMMS. Joey x


  21. AngieB
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 14:09:05

    Very cute card! Love the shine on your ladybug!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends!


  22. Tamie Camp
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 17:13:13

    Who doesn’t love a cute lady bug. We have tons of them this year and the butterfly on your image is super cute too! Wonderful layout 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.


  23. Leanne
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 17:43:54

    Thank you for joining us in our Up Up and away challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!


  24. mary marsh
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 19:25:00

    this is such a cute little ladybug card-great color combo-thanks for sharing it with us at the Great Impressions challenge


  25. DianeMoneyGoolsby
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 19:48:27

    Lisa: So glad you joined us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #19 – “Anything Goes”. Your card is very cute–love the image! Our new challenge starts this coming Friday–hope to see your entries.

    Simply Create Too Team Member


  26. lis-m
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 20:48:13

    so sweet, love it!
    Thanks for joining us over at Little Miss Muffet stamps challenge this week. Good luck!
    Hugs xx


  27. Jenny Johnson
    Aug 14, 2012 @ 21:57:14

    Gorgeous card. Love the image and colours you’ve used. Thanks for joining in with this weeks Challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Jenny x


  28. Patricia Garvin
    Aug 15, 2012 @ 00:25:41

    Absolutely beautiful. The image on the black and white is wonderful. Thanks for joining speedy Fox and Friends.


  29. Susie
    Aug 15, 2012 @ 13:11:40

    Gorgeous card- love the layout and the fab image ! Thanks for joining our punches and dies challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x


  30. Cebelica
    Aug 15, 2012 @ 19:46:31

    Ooooooh, this ladybug is sooooooooo cute. And the design of your card is amazing too. Beautifully done! Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx


  31. Tessa & Anke
    Aug 15, 2012 @ 20:12:39

    Beautiful card with a sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons,.
    Good luck


  32. Cathy Clouston
    Aug 15, 2012 @ 21:44:26

    I love the addition of the crystal lacquer, so cute!


  33. Melisa Waldorf
    Aug 16, 2012 @ 00:20:49

    LOVE it. So cute. I just love lady bugs. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving encouraging comments! Have a blessed day! Melisa


  34. Susan Martin
    Aug 17, 2012 @ 01:12:10

    Gotta love that Bugaboo 🙂 Love all the elements in your card.. Its beautiful! Thanks for playing with us at One Stitch At A Time!!!

    – Susan, DT @ OSAAT


  35. Deb
    Aug 18, 2012 @ 13:28:19

    Super cute and such a wonderful layout, thanks so much for joining our challenge at One Stitch at a Time


  36. Mel B.
    Aug 18, 2012 @ 15:44:16

    Gorgeous card! Love the sweet image and fab colour scheme 🙂 Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley! Love ‘n’ hugs, Mel xx


  37. scraprooms
    Aug 18, 2012 @ 21:55:30

    Whay a beautiful card! I love the stamp, and you have done a great job on the coloring!!

    Thank you for entering our challenge over at OSAAT
    Good luck in the draw! – Hope to see you again next week!

    Eva`s Scraproom
    DT Member at OSAAT Challenge blog


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