Thursday, 15 January 2015

B is for Buttons & Bows

The new challenge for 15 January at The ABC Challenge - B is for Buttons and Bows sponsored by Pink Gem Designs is on :)
I've never used any Pink Gem Designs images so this is a new one for me!


The gorgeous image I chose for this one is Emma in Hat which I've coloured with ProMarkers and added a bit of biro to highlight her hair.  I've backed it with black cardstock before mounting onto the card. 

Papers used are from Docrafts Papermainia Bexley Black, Lili of the Valley/NitWits - Solids Bonnets and Bowties and some new paper from Lili of the Valley/Raspberry Road Designs - Mr & Mrs.  Behind the image is a paper doily which I picked up in Lili of the Valley a while ago and some silver ribbon (with a hand tied bow - yay I've mastered doing a tidy bow now) bought from one of their Little Bags of Ribbon selections.
The flowers are a pink selection (my favourite colour) from Wild Orchid Crafts.  See below for a close up :) and the blingy heart buttons are from The Ribbon Girl.


The final touch are some self adhesive gems which I bought in Hobby Craft.

So it's over to you guys now to show us what you can do with buttons and bows :)

Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
A Gem of a Challenge - Something New
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/New Beginnings
In the Pink - Anything Goes
Design Team Showcase - Anything Goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Include Some Pink
Fab n Funky - Something New






13 comments:

  1. Hi Andrea, gorgeous card I love what youve done with this image, the heart gems look fabulous with the flowers, the end result is stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

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  2. Andrea this is just gorgeous colouring and design. Loving the shades of pink.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  3. Gorgeous card, the image is so sweet and your layout is fab. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  4. FAB colouring of that pretty Pink Gem image, Andrea - you've done her hair brilliantly! Love the pink colour tones (of course!) and gorgeous embellies! Hugs, Lisa x

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  5. Gorgeous creation, love the designer papers and the doliy added, such a great colour combo. Thanks for joining us over at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, good luck, and hope to see you again for C#2.
    ~ Denise ~
    Owner {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge}
    {Denise's Patch of Creativity}

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  6. What a stunning card, Andrea!! Love the beautiful colours, pretty papers and embellishments and that gorgeous image. Just beautiful!

    Nikki

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    1. Thanks Nikki, I told Pink Gem I thought I'd be able to do something gorgeous with this image :) x

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  7. A very pretty card, I love those heart embellishments. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  8. Hi Andrea, beautiful card, love it all. Thank you for joining in with us at http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.co.uk/ challenge.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie j xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. Fab image, colors, and layering!

    Thanks for entering Design Team Showcase.

    Kim
    {Craftisan Studios}
    Design Team Showcase

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  10. What an adorable card! I really like the sweet image and how beautifully you coloured it! Great embellies too! So glad you linked up with us at Glitter n Sparkle for our Use Some Pink challenge. Best of luck in our prize draw!

    KT Fit Kitty
    Glitter n Sparkle DT

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  11. Wow - that is such a beautiful and classy image... your colouring is stunning and I love your layout too.

    Thanks for joining in the Anything Goes fun at In The Pink - good luck and I hope we see you enter again soon!

    Christine (DT)

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  12. This is gorgeous, beautiful image...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
    Wendy xx

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