Monday, March 7, 2011

Spring Garden Chickie

Here is my first card being on the guest design team for Whimsy and Stars Studio.  I chose this darling image, Spring Garden Chickie to design with. 

It's so cute, Springy and so me!!  I printed and colored up the image with my Copic markers, added some sparkle with my Stardust gel pen.  The patterned paper is Nana's Kids collection by DCWV.  I used the Eyelet Lace Punch by Martha Stewart to make a border at the bottom and added lots of pearls.  Pearls, Easter and Springtime seem to all go together.  I used some white grograin ribbon to make a big, fluffy bow and added the butterfly for the perfect touch.  Just a hint...the butterfly was originally white and I wanted it to stand out against the white ribbon, so I colored it with one of my Copic markers.  This card and image makes me happy!  Stop on over at the Whimsy and Stars Studio and check out some of the other guest designers work and Mabelle's adorable images.

Die Cut Dreams - Spring Garden Scene
Paper Playtime - Digi Mondays, Anthing Goes
Crafty Pad - Use Ribbon
Aly's Sunday Sketch - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - R for Ribbons
Delicious Doodles - Make the card YOU want
Digi's With Attitude - Anything Goes
Simply Create - Power of Flowers
Stamp Something - Something Digi
Stampin' For the Weekend - Springtime
The Stamping Bazaar - Bling it On
Tellen's Place - Embellish, Embellish, Embellish
Totally Papercrafts - Pearls and Lace
Cute Card Thursday - Signs of Spring
Delightful Challenges - Welcoming Spring
Fab 'n' Funky - Spring into Action
Scrapbook Sisters - Spring
The Pink Elephant - Spring Time
Bee Crafty - Spring Florals
Crafty Calendar - Spring

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Kathy said...

This is adorable Pat! Love the bright springy colors and really like how you colored the butterfly, so smart!

Angela K said...

Very cute! Congratulations on the Team, I look forward to working with you!

auntbeespickles said...

Hi Pat, I love so much about this card! Love your pearls on the bottom with the punches! The image of the chick with the hat - way cute! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Tellen's Place embellishment challenge. Good luck and I hope to see you again!
Hugs, Sarah

Terry Oulboub said...

Hi Pat, I just love this card; the MS border punch makes it so sweet and elegant; love how you adorned the pearls like that. The polka dotted paper is lovely; my favorite kind of paper. I love the bow and your little garden chickie brings out the spring with those wonderful colors! Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place this week for our "Embellishment" challenge. :~)

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi, Gorgeous card I love the image which has been coloured perfectly
thank for joining us at Alphabet this week

heidy said...

Oh this is too cute!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week

Rose Petal said...

Hello Pat. What a cute card. Love the image, your border is a fantastic highlight with the pearls and I love your gorgeous bow with that fabulous butterfly. Thank you for joining us at Tellens Place and good luck.
Love Sandra xxx

mckinkle said...

Great card Pat!

I love the bright colourful papers and the image is just such fun!

Thank You for joining us this week over at Delicious Doodles and Good Luck!

Keryn ;)


Hi Pat
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
hugs Dianne xx

Scrapbook Sisters Blog said...

Such an adorable card. Glad you chose to share it with us at Scrapbook Sisters card challenge. xxx

aqualeiga said...

Such a sweet card, perfect for Spring! Thanks so much for joining us at THE CRAFTY PAD this week for our 'Use Ribbons' challenge.

Hugs, Ali x

JennyKozar said...

That is so super cute! Thanks for playing along at Paper Playtime.

Linda said...

Your card is so beautiful....looks so springy!!
Thank you for joining us at Simply Create and hope to see more of your creative things for the next challenge.

Dawn said...

Great card! Love the colours! Thanks for playing at Digi's With Attitude!

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

Donna said...

Pat, what lovely colors and springy image. Thanks for playing along at Delightful Challenges. Hope you play again next week!

Jane said...

A lovely card thanks for playing at Tellens Place
Luv Jane xxx

Debs said...

cute creation, Love the adorable image and fab embossing,thanks so much for sharing with us at Die Cut Dreams

Joynana said...

Very cute card. You are definitly ready for spring. Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place.

Teri said...

Such a cute card hun! Love the colours!
Thanks for playing at the Delicious Doodles Challenge, and good luck!
Teri xx

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

Cute card. Love the choice of BP to go with this image. The colouring of the butterfly was a good idea. Thankyou for sharing this with us at Tellen's Place this week and hope to see you back next time

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing along with our Embellish chalenge at Tellen's Place, and good luck! :D

Emma and Susan said...

Gorgeous card, unfortunately you have not used a Stamping Bazaar image so you will not be eligible for a prize but thank you for joining us this week.
Love and hugs
Susan and Emma
DT Co-ordinators
The Stamping Bazaar

Mandi said...

Super card
Thanks for entering totally papercrafts

Crafty Chris said...

This is gorgeous Thanks for joining us at DCD.
Chris x

Lesley said...

Great card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

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