Thursday, 15 April 2010

Let Them Eat Cake!

Evening all:) Hope you're doing well, and are having a nice week-Friday tomorrows so almost the weekend! Got anything fun planned? Not sure what we're upto but me and Leo are going to my mums on Saturday which will be nice:) My mum's hobby is art so Leo always has lots of fun painting with her:) Anyways..

Last weekend was the new Kraftin Kimmie release which I always look forward to as I just love the quirky stamps, and the cuties too:) When I saw this card made by Elaine as her sneaky peek I knew I had to have that stamp! Along with Alice in Wonderland I also love Marie Antoinette-how gorgeous is the dress in this image-was soooo much fun to colour! I haven't made an easel card since December so thought I'd have another go-they are just so special I think! I made my easel card so the front was 6 x 6-can't be doing with any smaller than that really-there never seems to be any room left! If you've not had a go at making one yet here's a fab tutorial by Jacqui with simple instructions and piccies. Here's a front on piccy:~

I'm going to enter this into the following challenges:~

Simon Says Challenge-The Movies-Marie Antoinette
Practical Scrappers-Glitter/Bling
CCT-Touchy Feely-the yummy Prima lace
ABC-S is for Sparkle-glitter and glamour dust

The flowers I used are from the Prima E line-such fab value aren't they? I spritzed them with Shimmerz in Mudpie then sprinkled a little glamour dust over them. The leaves have got a touch of stickles added in eucalyptus, and all the pearls are once again from Prima's fab E Line. Ooo almost forgot about the lace-I've never bought any Prima lace before until the weekend and oh my-it is so special! You'll know exactly what I mean if you've got some and if you haven't you need to!

Once again this card shall be popping along shortly to my etsy shop;)

Thanks for all the lovely comments you've been leaving me-I so appreciate them-and thanks for popping by today! See you tomorrow:)

28 comments:

  1. Wow, gorgeous! really really love the colors!

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  2. This is gorgeous! These new Kraftin Kimmies are awesome! Beth

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  3. Gorgeous Rowena. I love this stamp - in fact I will be posting a card with this lady tomorrow on my blog.

    Sorry I haven't commented for ages. So busy and frankly have little motivation. I have been visiting just not commenting.
    mwah
    Trace

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  4. Oh how beautiful Rowena!! You colors are my fave colors and your design and coloring rock!! Very pretty!!

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  5. fantastic card Ro, so love that image, might have to hop back to the shop, just got some KK's yesterday ! hugs Debx

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  6. Omg
    What an awesome card maker you are....Wow
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at Practical Scrappers
    Wanda:-D

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  7. Beautiful!! She is gorgeous and your colouring and layout shows her off to perfection! Juliex

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  8. Gorgeous Card Sweetie, Love the colours they really seem to be in at the moment, I love using them. Hugs Sarah BX

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  9. a fabulous card, great colours and card design..x

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  10. Hi Rowena

    Stunning card in blue, amazing how different it looks having checked out Elaine's card. thanks for all the links especially for the lace.

    Hugs Ali x

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  11. WOW hun what a stunner !!!! i love it and those colours are just so beautiful

    have a fab weekend xxxx

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  12. wow this is so stunning I love that image - i will need that image - eeek my poor husbands bank balance!
    thank you for joining us on abc this week x

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  13. thank you so much for the comment I have linked them all, I thought that as they were on the side panel that would have been fine so relieved you warned me, no wonder I have never won a challenge!

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  14. Marie Antionette....how sweet! Love the colors on this beautiful card

    Sherri Practical Scrappers DT

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  15. Stunning card Rowena! She is coloured so beautifully! I love easel cards too xxx

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  16. The stamp you chose is PERFECT for your theme! I love those flowers you chose for the corners and the glitter detailing on the leaves is beautiful!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!

    -Sarah

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  17. What a gorgeous card! Beautiful job coloring your image! Thanks for joining us this week at Practical Scrappers!

    hugs,
    Kerri (PS DT)

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  18. She is simply stunning in turquoise! Love this card, and thank you for entering it into Practical Scrappers bling/glitter challenge.
    Hugs
    Tanya

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  19. I LOVE this image, and perfect colouring!

    So Cool!

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  20. Love the colours and how you've coloured the image. Susie x

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  21. Lovely card...thank you for joining us at ABC..
    regards
    Jan...x

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  22. I have been away from my blog and I'm just catching up! I see you have made some lovely creations recently and this one is a real treat! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  23. Wow! This is gorgeous! Your coloring is beautiful. Love her dress!

    Corinna
    Practical Scrappers DT

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  24. cute card and fabulous colouring. thanks so much for joining in with us at CCT this week.
    hugs, annie x

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  25. This is simply STUNNING, Rowena!!! I went to look for it in your etsy shop, but it's gone already!!! Must have sold it! Not surprised though, you did a fabulous job with Marie!!!

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