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Sunday, March 9, 2014

It's your special day

Time for a new challenge at Simply Magnolia, our theme for the next two weeks is

Birthday Wishes and you must add a sentiment

Papers I used are Prima, Tea Thyme and for the shape of my card 
Go Kreate Frilly #5

For my images I used Harriet the turtle and Rose Package kit stamps.  I embossed White Shabby Chic frantage around the images 
and added Crackle accents on the shell.

Harriet : E87, E84, E81
Shell :  E47, E44, E43, E42, E81
Gift : R21, R01, R000, R0000

Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and , for my trim I added 2 rows of ribbon 
and 1 row of lace

Dies and punches used are Spellbinders Adorning Square, Wrapped so lovely Doohickey for the heart shaped tag and butterflies are Joy Crafts Vintage Flourish and Cheery Lynn Exotic Butterfly Small 

I used a gold Peel-Off Sentiment with Spellbinders Ribbon Banner die

For our challenge we are sponspored by 

I wish to enter my card in the following challenges
4 Crafty Chicks - Shaped cards
Crafty Calendar - Animal Antics
Stamping Sensation - Pretty in Pink
Magnolia Mania - Animals
Totally Papercraft - Female Birthday
Fussy and Fancy - Birthday
Sister Act - Anything goes
Creative Romance - Bingo (Pink, Lace, Ribbon)
In the Pink - Card for a special Lady
Dutch Magnolia Lovers - Lace and Flowers

Thanks so much for stopping by


Donna said...

Absolutely stunning card Louise with such pretty detail. I just love Harriet The Turtle and you have coloured her beautifully.
So glad to have joined you at Simply Magnolia.
Hugs, Donna xx

Karen said...

Louise, your card is so gorgeous! You did a beautiful job coloring and so many beautiful details. Thanks for the warm welcome.


Céline said...

j'adore ! le crackle accent donne une touche de réalisme à cette tortue. c'est trop fun

Vicky said...

WOWWWWWWWWW.....this is gorgeous & your colouring is over the top fantastic!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Beth Brovold said...

Just BEAUTIFUL Louise!!! I love sweet Harriet! Your cards are always so very STUNNING!! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy!!!

brenda said...

Such a sweet card Louise and so beautifully embellished.

Thanks so much for joining in at Stamping Sensations Pretty in Pink theme.

B x

Tamie said...

Oh my goodness this turtle is simply adorable. I love how you used these wonderful shapes to highlight the image with all of those wonderful details. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Shape Challenge.

Tamie DT

Michelle said...

aaaawww so sweet - gorgeous image and details - thank you for joining our challenge this week at Sister Act Card Challenges - Michelle x

ScrappyAndrea said...

Oh your card is so cute! Love it!
Thanks for sharing with us at Magnolia Mania!
Hugs, Andrea

Nicola said...

Aw what an adorable card Louise, love the shape, beautifully coloured tortoise and awesome finishing touches!
I've been a follower of yours for a while and I'm thrilled to be working alongside you over at Simply Magnolia!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Louise your card is so sweet and beautiful
love it so much
expecialy the shape
thanks for your visit and tresured comment on my blog
hugs with/from sLOVEnija

Francesca said...

Absolutely gorgeous , thanks for joining us at stamping sensations

Francesca x

Leanne said...

So awesome, love the colors and your coloring is amazing. Nice shape to your card and I love the details.The flowers and the lace/ribbon nice touch. Great job in entering our shape card challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks. Thanks again!

Leanne DT@4CC

Danielle Champagne said...

Allo Louise, je suis en retarddans mes visites! moi qui adore les tortues,je trouve celle-ci trop mignonne. J,aime tellement cette belle découpe sur laquelle tu as imprimée ton image, et que dire du frantage, j'adore cettetechnique. Tous les petits détails font de cette carte une beauté!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful shape card! The colors are so pretty and I love all the details. Thanks for playing with the 4CC!

DesignerDiva said...

Beautiful Louise! I adore that turtle and your details and design are stunning!
Thanks for playing along at Totally Papercrafts this week and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie xx

Anne said...

Oh, such fabulous embellishments! Loove the flowers and butterflies, and the image is just sooo adorable! :)

Hugs, Anne.

Glittertastic said...

This is stunning - I would probably cry if I received a card as beautiful as this! Thanks for sharing it with us at Totally Papercrafts


Nicolchen said...

Simply gorgeous is your card :0)))

Thanks for playing with us at Magnolia Mania ;0)

Hugs Nicole

Rina said...

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I have an offer for you :)

Marvelous Magnolia

Anonymous said...

Love the Frantage effect, very pretty card
Hugs Julie P

Christine said...

Awww this is so pretty love the great shape & all the gorgeous embellishments beautiful creation.

Thanks for sharing with us at In The Pink chall

smiles Christine C x

Eret said...

Your card is gorgeous, Louise. Love the frantage around your beautifully colored image. Thank you so much for sharing your stunning card with us at Stamping Sensation. I hope you join us again in our new challenge.
Eret x

Vannessa said...

This is just absolutely stunning! Love everything about it! Thanks for joining in the Fussy & Fancy Birthdays Challenge.

Hugs, Vannessa
F & F DT

Unknown said...

Fabulous card - great image and I love the flowers, and a fun shape too! Thanks for joining in with us at Stamping Sensations this month. Maddy x