Pearls in Blossom

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At Craft Your Passion this week the challenge is Pearls and Lace.We have the fabulous Aurora Wings as our sponsor too.Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job.

Isn’t this just the most adorable little thing!!She’s Whimsical Cherry Blossom Sprite  by Aurora Wings and I coloured her with Graph’It Markers.Little spots of Liquid Pearls were added to the stamens.Some freebie paper was used in the background and behind that I tucked a couple of lacy punched borders.Lengths of crochet lace cover the joins 🙂 I bought the fab cherry embossing folder a while back but this is the first time it’s been used and I love it!A chipboard greeting banner and flower that came with the paper pack have been added along with some real pearls – well,flat backed ones at least 😉

My computer still won’t connect to the internet and I’ve really missed being able to download,print and create.Unfortunately when I got my wireless printer a while back I just plugged it into my PC as that was where the printing was to be done.Now,I can only access the internet thru’ my DH’s laptop and whilst I can download I can’t print from it.Being ‘clever’ thought I could make my printer wireless and connect it to the laptop.Not so 😦 Appears that can only be done with my computer thru’ the internet….Grrrr!Yeah,I know I could probs set up the printer with the cable to the laptop BUT it sits on my dining table when in use and has to cleared away at meal times.If I wanted it on the computer desk I would have to pack up my PC and put it away – don’t want to do that!!Sooooo…then an idea hits me (doesn’t happen too often but it’s a goody when it does)…I bought myself a reasonably priced USB Flash Drive/Memory Stick (cheapest from Argos)…whatever you want to call them 😉 Now I can just transfer what I like to my PC and print – genius!It’s so easy even a computer simpleton like myself can use it – yay! And the moral of the story is if anyone else finds themselves in a predicament like this then this may be the solution 🙂

Supplies :

Image :  Whimsical Cherry Blossom Sprite by Aurora Wings 
Mediums : Graph’It Markers,White Opal Liquid Pearls
Paper & Card : DP Freebie from Papercraft Inspirations Magazine,Core’dinations Pastels 12 x 12 Cardstock,Craft UK Limited 6 x 6 Kraft Card Blank
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Martha Stewart Eyelet Lace Edger Punch,Nestabilities Scalloped Ovals Small,Nestabilities Classic Ovals Small,Crafter’s Companion 6 x 6  Embossalicious Cherry-licious Folder,Big Shot,Decoupage Scissors
To Embellish : Chipboard shapes part of freebie along with the papers,Lace from The Works,Flat Back Pearls  from Trimcraft The London Line

Some challenges this is for :

Die Cuttin’ Divas : Happy Birthday (Birthday Cards)
Papertake Weekly : Ohhh So Cute!
Through The Craft Room Door : Always Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday : Here Comes Summer 
Crafting from the Heart : Always Anything Goes
Created With Love Challenges  : Lots of Layers
Digi Sketch Challenge : Sketch and/or Theme : Anything Goes (just the theme)
Eureka Stamps : Birthdays
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet: Flowers
Ditzie Digi Designs : Anything Goes
Lacy Sunshine : Anything Goes 
The Corrosive Challenges :Banners
The Squirrel & The Fox : Let’s Hear it for the Girls!
Crafting At the Weekend : Anything Goes
Di’s Digis Designs : Use Your Markers
Hiding in my Craft Room : Embossing
Totally Gorjuss : Lace
We Do Doobadoo Challenge : Lace
Artbymiran Challenge : Anything Goes
Craftitude : Anything Goes/Use a Die
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge : To Die For (use a die)
Digi Haven : Spring has Sprung
QKR Stampede : Punch or Dies
Sister Act Card Challenge : Anything Goes
Sweet Pea Stampers :Use Kraft
That’s Crafty! Challenge Blog : Use Kraft 
A Little Bit Crafty :  Flower Power
A & T Emerald Faeries : Flowers Ribbon &/or Lace
Bearly Mine :  Flower
Doodle Pantry : Any Digi Goes
Feeling Crafty Challenge : One for Girls/Ladies
Flat Friends Challenge  : Dies &/or Punches

Thanks for looking

Lisa x


26 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Hazel
    May 21, 2014 @ 17:57:54

    Pretty. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for the Sweet Pea Stampers ‘kraft’ challenge – hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x


  2. Gerda
    May 21, 2014 @ 18:52:30

    What a lovely card!!! I love the adorable image you used!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!


  3. Sari
    May 21, 2014 @ 18:54:36

    Supercute card, love your layout and colouring. Thank you for joining Digi Sketch Challenge, good luck.


  4. jimlynn01
    May 21, 2014 @ 21:36:25

    Super cute card! Love your coloring on this precious image and the lace. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven!


  5. Samantha :0)
    May 21, 2014 @ 21:56:21

    Cute card, Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)


  6. Karal
    May 21, 2014 @ 22:57:51

    Such a cute card, and the embellishments are great. Thanks for joining us this week for our “Punches/Dies.” Come back to join us again and good luck.
    Karal QKR Stampede DT


  7. Tera
    May 21, 2014 @ 23:22:18

    Cute card – love the little pearls!! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers and good luck in the drawing!!!


  8. Emma Canning
    May 22, 2014 @ 12:46:10

    Such a cute card – love that gorgeous image, pinks, and beautiful colouring 🙂 Thank you so much for joining us over at Flat Friends, hope you have a lovely weekend, Em xx


  9. Desire Fourie
    May 22, 2014 @ 12:56:10

    Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our sixth ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}


  10. Mynnette :)
    May 22, 2014 @ 14:58:08

    I LOVE this beautiful image! The coloring is absolutely AMAZING! Thanks for joining us at Doodle Pantry! 🙂 HUGS and enjoy the rest of your week! Mynn xx


  11. Dawn Frost
    May 22, 2014 @ 16:17:10

    Lisa she is adorable. Beautiful colouring and love those little liquid pearls! Thanks for joining us for DPDC#46 hope to see you again!


  12. michele
    May 22, 2014 @ 22:53:11

    Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x


  13. joey
    May 23, 2014 @ 19:08:50

    Lisa this is super cute! fabulous make, thanks for joining us at Art by Mi Ran. Joey x


  14. Sonia W
    May 23, 2014 @ 21:43:13

    What a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at crafting from the heart – Sonia W DT


  15. KarenL
    May 23, 2014 @ 22:07:06

    What a GORGEOUS card! I really appreciate you sharing your talents with us. God bless your week!
    The Kraft Journal


  16. Debbie Miller
    May 23, 2014 @ 22:37:38

    She is adorable! Wonderful layout and love that pink. Good luck in The Corrosive Challenge this fortnight, and thanks for joining in!


  17. Heather G
    May 24, 2014 @ 15:03:27

    First, love the card. Beautiful layout and image. And, I absolutely love your coloring. Second, love your computer/printing story. I have an old laptop not connected to the internet that has a program on it that allows me to “tweek” my jpeg files better than my new laptop. So I use a flash drive to transfer files between the two. So easy, isn’t it? Aah, the wonders (and frustrations) of technology LOL


  18. Denise
    May 24, 2014 @ 21:38:08

    What a pretty card, great colour combo. Thanks so much for joining us over at Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you again.
    ~ Denise DT ~
    Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog
    {Denise’s Patch of Creativity}


  19. Anitra
    May 25, 2014 @ 18:55:59

    Another beautiful card! The liquid pearls are so lovely, along with the way you have colored it. Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Kraft Journal.


  20. Bettina
    May 25, 2014 @ 22:42:24

    This is adorable. Love the design with the embossing, lace and punched edge and the pink bright colours. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for another challenge. Bettina DT Member at Top Tip Tuesday xx


  21. Bonnie Irvine
    May 25, 2014 @ 23:30:34

    Lisa, this card is adorable. I love your fabulous colouring of this sweet image and the overlapping ovals with the scalloped frames. The combination of the beautiful lace and the bunched borders looks awesome. Glad you found a way around your computer woes. They can be so frustrating!


  22. Jacqui
    May 26, 2014 @ 12:00:27

    Lovely card and the image is adorable Jacqui from Craftitude


  23. Andreja L.
    May 26, 2014 @ 15:44:07

    Lovely card you made! Good luck and thanks for joining us with “Flower” challenge at Bearly Mine :-))
    Hugs, Andreja


  24. carol gill
    May 26, 2014 @ 22:28:10

    Beautiful image and love the added pearls and punched borders-thank you for joining us in our first challenge at Crafting at the Weekend
    Carol Dt x


  25. jennie
    May 29, 2014 @ 01:58:05

    So very cute, love the image and the colours and the way you have used the embossing too!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM


  26. Anne-Marie
    May 30, 2014 @ 13:57:39

    What a pretty card. It’s so lovely.

    Thank you for sharing it with us at Ditzie Digi Design and the best of luck.

    Anne-Marie x x


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