Tuesday, 24 August 2010

A Card for the Wild Orchid Challenge

Good Morning Ladies, well I dont know about you but I find this weather ever so unpredictable, one minute its beautiful sunshine and next pouring rain, its a bit like April, but at least it isnt cold thank goodness. Todays card has been created for this weeks Wild Orchid Challenge "Make it Sparkle" and Ive used this lovely new image from Lili of the Valley of a group of carol singers around a street lamp, Ive coloured it with my copic pens and cut it out with my nestabilitie die, Ive used the die to draw around to create the mount, before mounting the image Ive used some glitter to glam it up, and the same with my sentiment.
The base card is a 7"x 7" white card with a first layer of red card, and one of three papers from the new Papermania "Noel" paper card set, it has a mixture of one sided paper, glittered and two sided papers. This first one is a lovely beige paper with scenes on of people and christmas designs, the second and third papers have been cut in strips and the holly border edge punch from Martha Stewart has been used along both edges.
Ive wraped a ribbon around the middle and attached it to the back of the first mount, and then stuck my mounted image in the centre and my sentiment at the bottom on the right hand side. To finish of Ive used a large white Poinsetta and two small ones but Ive popped some glitter around the edges before sticking them to the top left corner with some silicone glue.
This card is to be entered in the following challenges:-


Rosis Stöberseite said...

Shirley, what a great Christmas card. Everything sparkles, like for Christmas and the subject you have beautifully colored.

Poppy said...

lovely card Shirley. love the image they are so cute.

debby4000 said...

Adorable card Shirley, sweet image and colours.

trudette, said...

Beautiful as always !

Rainmac said...

Wow, look at all that gorgeous sparkle! A beautiful Christmas card Shirley x

Cami said...

Oh Shirley, this is a very stunning Christmas card. Love the poinsettias and all that glitter. Your coloring of that sweet Lili of the Valley image is gorgeous! A very beautiful layout! I'm sorry it's taken me a while to swing by. Ever since I joined Tamiko's CT, I've been trying to keep up with the group LOL! Have a wonderful week and I'll be back. I missed so many of your lovely projects so I'd like to comment on them here! Love and Hugs to you!

Sue said...

Hi ya Shirley
stoooopid weather, gorgeous card, awesome colouring, luv all the sparkle, pretty papers & design, sue.x

Josephine said...

What a fabulous, sparkly, card! It's a gorgeous image, and you've set it off perfectly with those papers.

Janette said...

Oh lovely and sparkley Shirley, what a great xmas card..good luck with the challenge....weather here is about the same as you just a bit colder by the sounds of it though....real bite in the air...xxx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my Shirley this is so very beautiful!
Utterly love this image and your beautiful colouring!
kim x

chris said...

Hi Shirley, sparklylicious.
its so gorgeous. hugs chris xx

Linda said...

Hey Shirley! You sure know how to create pieces of ART!!! Love all the sparkle and shimmer!!! xoxo, Linda

Babs said...

Hi Shirley i too have this gorgeous stamp but have not used it yet, but you have made a fabulous card with yours.


Babs x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is gorgeous SHirley!! Love your coloring of the sweet image and the sparkle.

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Shirley,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Elaine said...

Beautiful card Shirley.
Love all the sparkle!
Fab LOTV image, and perfectly coloured, as always.
Love Elaine xx

craftycrafter said...

what a lovely card Shirley the colours are so pretty love Dorothy

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Shirley this is beautiful I love those papers and image the flowers are wonderful so is that sparkle I love it, love it.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Shirley- this card is perfect!
Hugs and a nice day

Melodie said...

Hi Shirley,
wonderful card. I love the glitter on the christmas-cards very much.

Kim said...

Shirley this is so beautiful hun! Your LOTV image is adorable and love all of the gorgeous sparkle you have added! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
Hugs~ Kim

Heather said...

Just darling! The image is adorable and I love all the added sparkle. \

Angela said...

Fabulous sparkly card Shirley!!
Angela x