Friday, 3 April 2015

Sugar Nellie Lovely

I am popping in today to share a card I made for one of my DT sisters across the globe. It's her birthday today and I have it on pretty good authority she likes a little bit of Sugar, so I've inked up one of my Sugar Nellie stamps in her honour and it will be winging its way across the globe very soon. I'm late posting, but frankly it's a miracle anything gets done in my craft room lately, so I count it a win that I actually got it made! Happy Birthday Susan, I hope you have a smashing day and this will be with you ASAP!

Here's the gorgeous stamp I've used. It's a retired Sugar Nellie image called Charlotte. I just love this cutie and I think Susan will too. I've gone for red and blue as I also happen to know that Susan isn't a P*#k fan, sorry can't type the word, it's considered a dirty word to my pal! LOL.

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I used a sweet banner sentiment from a My Mind's Eye chalkboard set my sis gave me for my last birthday. It just worked really well in this planer layout. The fab DP is from a Persnickety Prints set called Birds of a Feather. It reminds me a lot of Orla Kiely designs which I just love, so I thought it would be fun to use it with this sassy gal image. I've coloured the image with my Promarkers and I'm a little sad her rosy cheeks don't show so well in the pics. My light balance isn't quite right. 

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I've added some red stickles to the shoes, because I just love to do that. Who doesn't want a pair of ruby slippers right? I added a touch to her hairclip too. I had 'hot pink' felt flowers in my kit from a recent magazine cover gift, so I inked them with a little red chalk ink and layered them up with a pink button I also inked red. I used my duck egg Promarker to colour the cream thread blue too.

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There you have it. A sassy but sweet Sugar Nellie make, CAS but I think rather lovely, so fingers crossed Susan will too. Thanks for popping in today. I'll be back with another DT make soon, hugs until then, Wends xxxx

Challenge Entries:
Crafty Catz: #273 ~ Anything Goes
The Sugar Bowl: #123 ~ Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create: #117 ~ Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Challenges: #81 ~ Use a Diecut
Crafty Creations Challenges: #286 ~ Anything Goes - No Foolin'
Papertake Weekly: Take Your Pick ~ Product Theme = Anything Oval
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Happy Birthday (Happy 6th Birthday guys!)
As You Like It Challenge: Lines or No Lines? (I'm 'lines' all the way, I need boundaries and I like the definition the lines give a creation. I find the no lines too wishy washy. Love how others do it, but it's not for me.)

16 comments:

Dawn Turley said...

too cute Wendy. I'm sure Susan will love it.

Juls said...

This is gorgeous, love the red, thank you so much for joining us in the sugar bowl xx

Jacee said...

Lovely design, so cute
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Wendy I love it all, the image, colours, papers and design, excellent make.
hugs
lorraine x

mixamatoasties said...

Thank you so much Wends. I absolutely love it and can't wait to see it in the flesh! I've never had a blog post written about me so thank you for that too!! Luv ya xxxx

cebelica said...

Awww, this is adorable. I like that you kept your card CAS - makes the image stand out beautifully.
Happy Easter!
Hugs! xx

Make It Sew said...

too cute! love the red and blues. :D :D Thankyou for stopping by my blog xxSAMxx

Chana said...

This is just an adorable creation that has been cohesively designed and makes the most of the available color intergration. The image is also colored nicely! Thanks for slipping this under our door here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Kat W said...

Simply gorgeous :-) The colours are lovely and that image is fab.

Big hugs, Kat xx

tilly said...

what a sweet birthday card, thank you for joining the challenge at crafty catz and hope to see you again
Tilly

Mojca said...

What a gorgeous project! Thank you for joining us at As you like it Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

jenn shurkus said...

she is the sweetest :) thank you for playing a long with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!!

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, WOW this is simply stunning ♥ Pops x

coops said...

so stunning wendy,your bold colours are fabulous and i love your papers and gorgeous image ;D

xx coops xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Back to try commenting and my laptop likes your blog though my iPad sadly doesn't. I love the vivid colours and with my DT hat on thanks for playing in the sugar bowl.

Samantha said...

Cute card, Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It,
hugs Samantha :0)

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