Friday, 19 November 2010

LOTV for Friday Sketchers

I used the Lili of the Valley challenge of Glitter and Glitz with the fabulous sketch over at Friday Sketchers

I used 'Little Ballerina' - isn't she a cutie? She is coloured with Copics and her skirt is liberally covered with Glamour dust. I used a mixture of Scattered Straw and Pumice Stone distress inks around the edges, on which I then gave used Tarnished Brass distress stickles - is it me or does anyone else find the distress stickles more difficult to use and take longer to dry than the ordinary ones.
The papers are some I got at the NEC in March which I've eventually persuaded myself to cut into - they are by The Paper Loft and called Grandma's House.
The flowers and leaves are cut with Crealies dies and the flower center is a Say it in Pearls by Prima. I died the lace using a mixture of Walnut Stain and Vintage Photo distress inks amd the ticket sentiment is a freebie by my lovely Copic Creations teamie Jama and you can find it HERE

A close up of the Little Ballerina showing the sparkle on her tutu a little better. 
This card was the devil's own to photograph - not helped by the fact I photographed it the first time around having forgotten to attach the sentiment.
If you take the flower & leaves in the bottom photograph and the ones in the top - the true colour is somewhere inbetween!!

Well folks it's weekend again - hope you all have a good one.


Renkata said...

Heather , your card give me such a smile. Great card and such a cutie.

Carol said...

Stunning Heather!! Your colour combo is brilliant. She looks so different to the way I used her lol! Good luck in the challenges Sweetie not that you need it cause this one's a winner hehe! Hope you have a great weekend too. Lotsa luv xxxx

Astrid said...

What an amazing card, absolutely beautiful !!

hugs Astrid

Riet said...

Beautiful card,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Vera said...

such a sweet card heather!!
love the colours :)



Moni said...

Hi Heather, another stunning card, fab colouring and image. Love Lo. Have a fab weekend. Hugs,moni

saril said...

This is so pretty! I just love this:)

Shazza said...

this is just adorable, gorgeous image, love the papers and those flowers x

Cathy said...

Heather this is gorgeous ...I adore that image, and confess to owning it as it so my Ellie!!
Love all your details and those papers are to die for! Can see why you have been reluctant to cut into them.
Cathy xx

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wowzer a stunning card, luv the super cute image, awesome colouring as always,beautiful papers & embelies, have ya ears warmed up yet? lol, have lovely weekend hun, sue,x

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Heather wow this is stunning love her glittery skirt,your papers are gorgeous too,perfect colouring too, thanks for your visit,and yes it's still cold here but at least not so windy, hugs Liz xx

Fleur said...

Hi Heather, this is gorgeous, the colours are perfect ~ right up my street!
Such a sweet image too. The flower is very pretty
Hugz fleur xXx

Pinkllilac said...

This is stunning Heather fabulous colours and details! perfectly gorgeous and the papers are beautiful!

Hugs Linda

Pia said...

woooow so beautiful, love it !!!!!
hugs Pia

Paula said...

Wow, love it so much, Heather.
Wonderful colours.

Enjoy your weekend.
Hugs and kisses Paula

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Heather, gorgeous little girl, love your choice of beautiful papers and the flower is perfect I haven't seen that one before, very interesting shape, I like:0)
Thank you for visiting me and your very kind comments, have a great weekend:0) xx

Sandie said...

ooooooooooooh, that's soooooooo pretty!! Love the image, I got her at the NEC but haven't got to ink it up yet. LOVE the colours and the distressed feel to the card. Fabby as always :D

Mina said...

oooohhhhhh I got this at the NEC too Heather its fabulously coloured and dont you hate it when the photo dosent show the real colours, drives you nuts
Mina xxx

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun yet another stunning card,love the image and the coulrs work so well hugs cheryl xxxxx

Paula said...

Your camera's been talking to mine...... Love the flower layering & the colours are beautifully vintage. I do like that little tutu too.
Paula (PEP) - Glad it was the right challenge.

Anonymous said...

Heather- what a wonderful card so great colours and image!

Annika said...

Oh how I love LOTV images - so cute, distinctive and whimsical!! And your colouring, of course, is in the class of it's own!!

CraftyC said...

Your card is just so sweet Heather and I love your colour choice. Thanks for taking part in this weeks LOTV Challenge!

Sol said...

Great Job! This looks so good! Especially with the glitter! About the drying period of the different glitter glue.. I havent thought about it. I will try to remember what you have noticed. Fantastic Colour on this card. And the papers are lovely. The flower you have made is stunning! :)

Suzilou said...

Wow love this card, the colours and your colouring in are fantastic. And thank you to the link for the free ticket sentiment, and was amazed when I downloaded it there are about 30 of them! Been after something like these for ages :) xx

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, this card is very beautiful! And I love all the glitters.

Nicola said...

Beautiful card Heather, love this image and your wonderful colouration. Your papers and colour combo are so pretty and ooh the glitz is just gorgeous.
Thank you for joining us at Lili of the Valley.
Nicola -x-

Mephisto said...

thats a lovely card hun.
Thanks for joining in the LotV-Challenge.


nessy said...

amazing card ~adorable image ~ love the colours you have used ~delightful card
vanessa xx

Karen said...

Aaaaawww she's soooo cute. Stunning !

Love Karen x

Chris said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Heather and your colouring is amazing as always, this little ballerina is so cute. Love your colour colour scheme such pretty papers. Hugs, Chris xxx

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