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Saturday 30 June 2012

Blossom Berry Sitting Pretty - Elizabeth Bell

Good morning from a dry Sunderland, it's not raining for a change, but oh boy have we had rain this week.  I keep seeing Wimbledon with sunshine and realise I live in the wrong part of the country. (Fingers crossed for Murray today).

Can I start by saying welcome to my 2 new followers, after looking at your work I am honoured that you took the time to look at my work. Thank you, and to everyone else too for the lovely comments that you leave.

So on to todays card. This is one of the new Whimsy Stamps releases. I couldn't wait for it and a couple of others to arrive as I ordered them directly from the USA.

I adore Elizabeth Bell's work, and there is so much detail in this stamp.

I cut her using Spellbinders Grand Labels 1, and made a faux nestie as a highlight. The tree is from Memory Box, fence from Magnolia Doohicky, butterfly Cheery Lynn and leaves are my fav MS punch.  Flowers and corner from WOC. (Smiling here as I just discovered how to show a large image)

She is coloured as always with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma pencils, and I added stickles liberally to the flowers. (If anyone needs more Flexmarkers Create and Craft have an AMAZING offer on at the moment)

The inside reflects the front.

I am entering Joanna Sheen challenge 'Summer Daze';  Cupcake Challeng #198 'Birds of a Feather'; (there is a tiny yellow one on the seat) and  Wild Orchid Crafts challenge #53 'Punch it out'.

Thank you so much for looking. Hope you have a great weekend.


Unknown said...

Oh Eileen this is beautiful what a pretty image and how beautifully coloured , your cards just get better and better. fabulous card well done Hugs Elaine

Pat K said...

Gorgeous card Eileen. Beautifully coloured image and great use of all your dies. Love the inside too! hugs, Pat K.x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Lovely card Eileen, and I am loving your use of dies. Have a lovely weekend, Judy x

Sheila said...

This card is so lovely, very girly x

Lorraine said...

This is so pretty Eileen. I love the image and the way you've coloured her. It has a lovely summery feel!
have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Doreen said...

This is stunning Eileen,love the image....great

Unknown said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Eileen. Such a beautiful image and coloured so perfectly. I also adore all your fab embellishments! Luv & Hugs, Trish x

Shelby said...

Spot on beautiful coloring! You've captured all of the intricate details of this image and brought them to life.


Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Just gorgeous Eileen and you have coloured her beautifully! xx

Hazel said...

Wow Eileen

this is just one beautiful card - I love the image - just check out that cute little birdie too! Fabulous.

Thanks for dropping by to see me.

Ta ta for now.

Hazel xx

Sarah said...

Your card is beautiful Star! Fabulous image and colours!

Sarah x

Sandie said...

Beautiful card, such perfect colouring... thanks so much for joining in the Joanna Sheen Challenge this fortnight....

Unknown said...

Awww...This is such a pretty and adorable card! Love all the sweet details!! Thanks for joining my challenge over at Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs and sunshine

coops said...

so stunning eileen.i love your pretty colours and details and the image is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

You've done it again Eileen, you've created another little work of art, it's absolutely gorgeous. I too love Elizabeth Bell's work and recently bought a stamp of hers but with all the work I now have on three Design Teams I don't suppose I will get to use any of my new stamps for ages now.
We are also getting water logged but we did have days respite yesterday as the sun came out for a while.
Take care and see you again soon,

Lena Katrine said...

Great project!!! Thank you so much for entering our WOC challenge "punch it out" :)
Hugs, Lena Katrine

Kandy's Krafts said...

This is gorgeous. The shading in the hair is outstanding.

Shuly said...

super amazing !!! love love it!