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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In The Garden....


Good morning!  Ruby's Rainbow has a new challenge for this next fortnight; our theme "In The  Garden" was chosen by Shaz.  With zero degree temperatures here at the present, this helps me look forward to spring...I am so ready for it!

As I was looking through my stamps for something to work with, I came across Stella and knew I had to ink her up...I love her quirkiness!  Do you like the smudges of dirt on her face?  She's colored with pencils and I've accented her crown and wand with yellow glitter.  The sketch is from Some Odd Girl; I've done a bit of distressing and added a button/twine for embellishing.

Image/Sentiment: Stamping Bella
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: PTI Stamper's Select, Dark Chocolate, and New Leaf, Jillibean Soup DP
Embellies: Doodlebug Glitter, PTI Hibiscus Burst Button/Dark Chocolate Baker's Twine
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, MFT Large Scallop Die-namics Die, The Paper Studio Sticky Doos

I hope you will check out the rest of the creations the girls have made...I would love to see your take on "In The Garden" too!

I am entering my card in the following challenges:

Crafty Cardmakers: Blooming Images
Ink it Pink: In The Garden
My Crafty Spot: Flowers
Paper Playtime: Use a Sentiment
Polkadoodles: Shabby Chic

Thanks for stopping by!

Angela

22 comments:

Basslady said...

hun, this is totally lovely and cute!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card Angela! great image, i can't wait for spring too
hope youre ok
hugs Shaz xx

Amy said...

So cute! And timely--I am so ready for spring to be here--so of course we are getting 8-10 inches of snow over the next 2 days. But your lovely card is cheering me up!

Sherrie K. said...

Super cute image and love the background paper! Such a fun design:)
Thanks so much for joining us in the challenge at My Craft Spot!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Shanna Shands said...

Adorable card.

Ashley Lydia said...

super cute and fun card. I love that saying! Thanks for joining in on the fun over at polka doodles. Hugs Ashley

Debbie said...

I absolutely love your card dearie.Really cute and the image really makes me smile.Fab distressig too.Hugs Debbie x

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and great details.xxx

Jessi Fogan said...

Love the dirt on her face! It's the little things that make such a huge impact. And wait, her boots look muddy too! That's awesome :)

Diane J said...

Lovely card :o)
Hugs Diane x

Imke said...

Perfect DP for this card. I like the bright colors (totally love that green) and the distressed edges. Very pretty card !

pinky said...

Love your card and her dirty face lol. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles shabby chic challenge.
Pinky

Debbie said...

This is really cute!! Love the smudges of dirt!!

Clare said...

Super card Angela. Thank you for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge this week. Hugs Clare xxxx

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

What a fantastic card! The oversized scalloped border is fabulous and your papers are super! What a wonderful image and sentiment too!

Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

Kate
Small Bits of Paper

Asha said...

This is gorgeous, Angela! Thanks for joining our Shabby Chic challenge at PolkaDoodles. Hope to see you again next week. ... x
Asha - PolkaDoodles DT
Sunny Summer Crafts

Sabrina Alery said...

Wonderful! Love the distressed edges! Thanks so much for playing along with Pink by Design!

Chris said...

love the smudges! your stella card is fabulous!!

217 Creations said...

Thank you so much for playing along with our challenge at Pink By Design! I love your card!

Linda Palmer said...

Angela, I love this card. The image is fantastic, so fun and perfect papers to go with her. Love it all!

Lin said...

I am sorry but I have had to remove your card from our challenge. Beautiful as it is, it does NOT meet the criteria, which was laid out quite clearly at the start of the challenge post.

I hope you will come back again, as I am sure this was just an oversight on your part.

Lin xx
Crafty Cardmakers.

Larissa said...

Very fun card :) Love the image and you coloured her so perfect..love those smudges.