Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Sunshine and Sandcastles

Here's the perfect antidote for all those boy's cards I've had to make lately, this one's unashamedly girly!
The sweet image is another free digi from Sliekje's Digital Stamps, if you haven't been for a look there yet, you're missing out on gorgeous cute images which are all free.  Here's the direct link to this image.  I've coloured this one with a mixture of Promarkers and Flexmarkers, highlighting with a few blobs of Pearl Pen.
The yumtastic papers are free with the current issue of Quick Cards Made Easy and are by Wild Rose Studios.  Its a delicious stack in beautiful shades  of raspberry and vanilla with a touch of subtle green.
The sentiment is from a Lili of the Valley set and has been given a hint of bling with some Star Dust Stickles and pink gems.
The distressed edges were all done with my Tim Holtz tool and I added to the shabby look by making a rolled rose from torn cardstock.
I finished off with my usual ribbon, bow and a few gems.

 I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Deep Ocean - #28 - welcome summer
Joanna Sheen - summer daze
Lexi's Creations - #68 - at the beach
Digi Haven - #3 - summer
LEJ Designs - #9 - summer
Sassy Cheryl - #121 - summer
Crafty Cardmakers - #71 - handmade flowers
Corrosive Challenge - #152 - summer girls
Fab 'n' Funky - #127 - cute and girly
Inky Impressions - beach fun
I Love Promarkers - #123 - anything goes

49 comments:

  1. Hi Wendy
    Your card is a real delight! I love that sweet image - it's so nice to see a girl wearing glasses for a change. The colours and papers are fabulous.
    Hugs Sue

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  2. Hi Wendy beautiful card the image is cute and coloured as always beautifully and the design is fantastic. Caroline xxx

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  3. Lovely card Wendy, such a cute image and lovely colouring.Tinaxx

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  4. This is such a lovely card,love the image.xxx

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  5. Lovely cute card Wendy. xxxx

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  6. Gorgeous cute card, the colours are beautiful. Marlene

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  7. Gorgeous image and colouring Wendy..beautiful ribbon and papers, gorgeous card.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  8. Lovely card Wendy and such a cutie!x

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  9. Adorable! I love all the girly colors and the digi image is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven's Summer challenge. Hope you'll join us again next week!

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  10. Wendy, could you add a direct link in your post to the free digi. I'd love to save it and figure others would too. I scrolled through several of Sliekje's posts looking for it but no luck just yet. :) I love all of her digis. So cute!

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    1. Hi Sandy, I had a bit of a trawl and have now added a direct link. Enjoy her, she's a real pleasure to colour. xx

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    2. Thank you! She is so adorable! I've snagged the digi, thanks so much!! :)

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  11. Definitely girly, that's for sure. It's beautiful! And I LOVE the distressing. All around PERFECT!
    Thanks for playing along in the Sassy Cheryl's SUMMER fun challenge this week!

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  12. Such a darling card, Wendy!!! LOVE all that pink--and she's such a cutie! I have this one, too, and hope to use it soon! :) LOVE this!!!

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    1. PS: Thanks for joining us at CCM! :)

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  13. Gorgeous card and such a sweet image, love the colors. Thank you for joining us at LEJ this week xx

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  14. This is gorgeous - love that rose!

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  15. I love sliekje's digi's also. Lovely card, perfect for your summer challenges. Could you please tel me how you coloured her hair?

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  16. Adorable and so gorgeous Wendy, love the Rose.
    Wendy xx

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  17. Love your card Wendy the image is adorable thank you for the link, your colouring is amazing love your layout too x

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  18. Beautiful! Thank for the link to the freebie digi image. Your coloring is terrific and your attention to detail is fabulous!! Thank you for joining us at Digi Haven ♥ Denise

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  19. Just so cute lol x thanks for joining us at LEJ this week x

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  20. Love your gorgeous card, adorable image.
    luv
    Debby

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  21. Hi. I love this fun image, a beautiful image for the Beach challenge.
    Thank you for joining us at Lexi's Creations and good luck.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  22. Gorgeous job, love your take on our "summer" theme so much!

    Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean this forthnight.

    Hugs, Franz.

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  23. Your card is Beautiful. Great image for Beach fun, so cute.Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.
    Kerry

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  24. so gorgeous wendy.adorable image and i love those backing papers :D

    xx coops xx

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  25. An absolutely gorgeous card love your design and colours. Image is lovely, beautifully done. Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs this week; good luck in the Summer's Here challenge. Vee xx

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  26. Oh my gosh, this is just the cutest! Beautiful papers and embellies, and fab coloring! She is an adorable Summertime Gal. Thanks so much for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge!

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  27. Hi Wendy,
    Gorgeous card,sweet image,lovely colouring,love how you've done her hair :) x

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  28. Aww this is adorable! I love her little glasses. Beautiful coloring. Thank you for joining the Inky Impressions challenge this week. Good luck! ~ Tonya DT

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  29. beautiful card fab image great colouring and layout tracy x

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  30. Such a pretty card again Wendy, love that cute image too.Thanks I must check that free digi site out sometime too :) Viv xx

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  31. Wendy, thanks so much for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Challenge this fortnight... your card is so pretty!

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  32. Cute. Thanks for playing at Digi Haven.

    http://iwycd.blogspot.com/

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  33. Ohhh what a super cutie!! so wonderful - Thanks for sharing it with us at Inky Impressions xx

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  34. So sweet this image and the shabby look turned out great! Especially love your rose. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven this week.

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  35. Hi Wendy. Fab flower & ribbon to finish your card off. Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine :)

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  36. This is so cute I use these images to she is a brilliant designer. I love your colours ways.

    Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations

    Tracey DT

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  37. Beautiful Image,Love your Rose....

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  38. Congratulations for being one of our TOP 3 this week at Digi Haven!! Please come on over and pick up your Top 3 winners button!! www.DigiHaven.BlogSpot.com Again, congratulations and thank you for playing with us!! ♥ Denise

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  39. Really gorgeous, love the papers and layout. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge
    Lindsay xx

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  40. Fab card, love the colours! Many thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week and hope to see you again next week! judit x

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  41. Gorgeous work! Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for joining in at LEJ Designs Challenge. Good luck xx

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  42. cute as a button
    Thanks for playing along with Inky Impressions and good luck
    Anne x

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  43. Awww this is so fun, love the image and gorgeous papers. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

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  44. What a cheery card! Now all we need is some actual sunshine to go with it...

    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.

    Jackie

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  45. Gorgeous cute and girly card - thanks for playing this week at fab'n'funky challenges hugs Judith x

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