Southern Girls ~ A Bit Of What You Fancy

I'm at my wee boys prize giving right now. He doesn't know it, but he's getting a mention today. I'm so excited for him! Then he'll be donning the wings I've been working hard to make all week for the class play tomorrow. Quite a week it's been for us all already and yet still so much to come. But right now, I need to tell you about my DT creation. It's our last challenge for the year at Southern Girls. We'll be taking a little break over Christmas, so this is the final challenge to join us in for 2015. I'm joining in with the Team Trace girlies today and this challenge we would love to see 'A Little Bit of What You Fancy'. (I think that's code for 'Anything Goes', but shhh, that's just between you and me).

Our sponsors for this challenge (and we're spoilt to have two!) are Lemon Shortbread and A Random Fan. I was given a beautiful image by Lemon Shortbread to use for this challenge. It's called Flower Headband Fairy Girl.

I just love this image, it's so wistful and dreamy. So I went for wistful and dreamy in my card design. The minute I saw her, I knew I wanted to use blue for her eyes, the flowers and her dress. So I nearly fell over, when I went to pop her up on our DT blog and my lovely teamie Chris had done the same. Great minds!

I love working with diecuts, I love flowers and I love pearls. So this card has a little bit of what I fancy. I used a pretty heart border from Whiff of Joy, and an MFT flourish. I added a silk flower and two Wild Orchid Crafts sweetheart blossoms. The papers are First Edition Spring Drop. I've coloured the image with my Promarkers and used a Wink of Stella pen to colour the green leaves. So in the right light, there's a lovely shimmer on her headband.

Come and join us with a little bit of what YOU fancy. I can't wait to see what you create. Will it be CAS or fussy and fancy? Will you go minimalist, or throw everything you have at it. I love a good crafty adventure, so come and show us what YOU love. 

I'll be back again soon with my next crafty adventure. But between now and then, I have two families to feed, so I need to get to the grocers! I'll leave you with a pic of my wee girlie, which was taken after one of her aunties made her a daisy chain crown. It so made me think of her when I saw this sweet image from Lemon Shortbread. Have a gorgeous day. Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries:
613 Avenue Create: #152 ~ Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge: Recipe ~ Patterned Paper, Flowers, Diecut
Creative Inspirations: #338 ~ Anything Goes (variation of the sketch)
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenges: November/December ~ Sparkles (leaves on wreath & paper) (10/01)
As You Like It: Masculine or Feminine? I prefer girlie makes myself. The pretty colours, flowers, lace, ribbon and pearls. Definitely my prefered style.

Update: Here's my baby with his 'Teachers Choice' award he received at the School Prize-giving Assembly this morning. So proud of this sweet wee man.


Sarah said…
Now then, this is gorgeous Wendy, such as beautiful image and the pretty colours suit her perfectly xx
Chris said…
Hey Wends, great minds really do think alike! Love the way you've coloured this beauty,such soft and pretty tones. I'm always fascinated by how different the same image can look! Your card is beautifully designed too, perfectly matched dp, fabulous flowers and die cuts!
aussie aNNie said…
Delightful creation and lovely image and colours used. Beautiful photos too..x

 { aNNie}
Louise F NZ said…
Stunning card Wends, love the colours you chose and the sweet look. Congrats to clever Zac, bet you are super proud xx
Wendy said…
Absolutely gorgeous Wends, love the image and pretty colours. ...Wonderful, beautiful photos too.
Wendy xx
coldwaters2 said…
WOW this is stunning Wendy the image, colours and card design are beautiful
lorraine x
Zw@@n said…
Lovely card, Wendy. Your colouring is stunning and I also love the colours and papers. Thank you for joining us at As you Like It. Luv, Wilma
Barbara said…
Beautiful coloring and love the soft colors on your card. Thanks for joining us at the Mod Squad this week. Good luck!
Kat W said…
Oh gosh, everything about this is so delicate and beautiful from the soft pastels to the sweet image to the gorgeous die cuts...and I love the flowers you added to the die cut in the corner :-)
An absolutely wonderful design.
Big hugs, Kat xx
Kat W said…
Me again! Just popping back to say thanks for joining in our challenge at Creative Inspirations!
More big hugs, Kat xx
Lori Turner said…
such a gorgeous card! I love your coloring - the image is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at As You Like It!

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