Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Dandelion Girl

I'm not getting much time to craft, or to catch up with blogging, these days. Dad is very weak now and I can't get over the change in just a month. I'm giving myself an extra day to rest at home before going back down on Thursday so I can get to see the doctor who visits the Nursing Home and is ultimately in charge of his care - although things could of course change before then.

Today I'm sharing a card with you I've taken ages putting together but finally it's finished! The image is one of Sylvia's new Wee digi designs available from Cuddly Buddly, this is the little dandelion girl and of course she is coloured with Copics. I've used a piece of digi paper for the background, pale yellow cardstock for matting and added a double organza ribbon in pink and yellow as well as the pink pearls made with my Waco pearl pen and the diecut pink and yellow Marianne flower embellishments. Oh, and I nearly forgot to mention the touch of Stardust Stickles on the dandelion fluffs and her petticoat.

Copic colours I used:
skintones - E000, 00, 21, R00
hair - E50, 51, 53, 55
pinks - RV0000, 00, 02, 32
yellows - Y0000, 000, 00, 02
a touch of G00
shadow with B63, B60 and an old B60 topped up with blender refill to make it even paler

I'm entering a few challenges with my card: Stampavie and More for pink creations, Paperplay for blossoms and blooms, and Totally Papercrafts for pink and girly.

Thank you for stopping by and double thanks for leaving me a comment - I'm going to try and get around to some blogs this afternoon in between the dreaded housework!Link

11 comments:

  1. Oh what pretty colours - love the scalloped oval with the pretty pearls
    Lisa x

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  2. Sending you some love to get you through these dark days babes xxx Lol Lynn ♥

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  3. Try to rest as much as possible! You have to take everything day by day, better still, hour by hour.
    Your card is beautiful. So sweet and cute!!
    xxx
    Dutch Tulip
    Marja

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  4. Lovely soft creams & pinks & I love those leaves. Do take care. Just thinking of you.
    Much love
    Paula (PEP)

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  5. I like this! Those are gorgeous flowers & I love the softness & girly-girl feel to it.

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  6. HI Annie, thanks for stoppimg by my blog good to see you making some cards still although it must be a real drain with the travelling, take care. I love the card by the way you always amaze me with how you manage to make perfect shaped pearls using the pen
    hugs xx

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  7. Hi Annie,
    Beautiful card and I am loving these wee images. Think I feel a shop coming on!
    Love those die cut leaves with your flowers. Like the lemon and pink colourway.
    I am so sorry that your Dad is getting weaker. Just know that you are in my thoughts.
    Take care.
    hugs
    Marion

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  8. Hello Annie, That was lovely :0) to see you on my blog, Thank you for dropping by and your lovely comments. I'm sorry that your Father is growing weaker, it's a very hard time for you.
    On a brighter note, your card's gorgeous, pretty image and surrounded by pink pearls, lovely. Take care of yourself:0) xxx

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  9. Gorgeous creation sweetie, love your colour choice too hugs Pops x x x

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  10. So wonderful card Annie,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.
    Hugs Riet.xx

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  11. Ooooh, how cute is that image! And your card is wonderful!
    I love the colours and flowers and the design is gorgeous.

    Hugs,
    Marina

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