Tuesday, 29 March 2011

The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

There's a new challenge over at Scrap Creations today - and it's 'Fairytales'. It's sponsored by Pink Cat Studio, so we were lucky enough to work with some of their gorgeous images! Here's my card:

Yep, it's a twisted easel!! I've had the 'blank' made up ready to use for ages, but I was waiting for the right card IYKWIM!?!? I've coloured the image with promarkers and all the papers are from Cosmo Cricket Delovely, as well as some purple card from Bazzill Basics. The flowers are a mix of Woodware, Wild Rose Studio and Papermania. The glitter foam swirl is from QVC and sentiment is Craftwork cards. Oh, and I've used my MS grass and butterfly punches. I must admit to having taken some inspiration from a card in Quick Cards magazine.
Now if you're a bit puzzled about whether the Sugar Plum Fairy is a fairy tale, I must admit - we all knew the theme when we picked our images and then as we were all uploading our cards, we started realising that they weren't actually fairytales, but hey, close enough!!?? LOL!
I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
And that's about it. And that's about it from me for Scrap Creations, as this is my last post as a DT member, there's a new team starting on the 1st April. I wanted to step down and dedicate more time to my other DTs, so it's all good.
I'm not having a very good day today - my dog, Tippy was ill on Saturday (dodgy stomach!) and so I went through the usual procedure, starving him for 24 hours then introducing plain food and he's been OK for a couple of days. Well, last night all I can say is, we had a rather explosive episode!! I won't go into anymore detail than that but you get the picture! Anyway, it continued through the night, so I've had hardly any sleep. Fingers crossed he gets over it this time cos he's got a really sensitive stomach and he's had this quite a few times but a couple of times, I've ended up having to take him to the vet for some injections and it's not a pleasant experience for either of us!! Anyway, enough rambling!! I hope you're day's better than mine. Bye for now........

15 comments:

  1. Aww hun, I hope that things improve for you soon and Tippy gets back to normal. Gorgeous creation hun, I do love these twisted easels and am yet to have a go at one. Hugs, Claire x

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  2. Super cute card! Love the twisty easel base. :) Thank you so much for joining us at Fairy Knoll this week! Smiles ~ Brandi

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  3. this is so gorgeous jenniexx

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  4. Thank you for playing along with the paper playtime queens
    The Scrapbooking Queen

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  5. This is gorgeous!!!. I really like all the details you put into it. The grass is rather amazing!

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  6. Gorgeous card, love these twisted easels, must give them a go, I love the flowers too. Thanks for joining us at fab n funky, hope little Tippy is feeling better, Karenx

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  7. This is stunning work sweetie, love the image and your colour choice is perfect, big hugs love Pops x x x

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  8. So cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Flutter By Wed.

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  9. Gorgeous card :-) hope tippy is better now and you are getting proper rest! Thank you for joining us at OSCC this week, hope to see you again :-) Elaine OSCC DT xxx

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  10. Gorgeous Marie!
    Thank you for playing along with us @ Paper Playtime!
    hugs!

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  11. gorgeous card marie.i love the sweet image and your colours and details are beautiful.
    i hope you dog tippy is better soon :D

    xx coops xx

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  12. It's gorgeous Marie. So colourful and fun.

    I hope Tippy is better soon and you get some rest.

    Edna x

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  13. Hi Marie

    I love your beautiful, sweet card. Such a gorgeous image and your colouring is fabulous.

    I sure hope your doggy is feeling better soon.

    Thank you for sharing over at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :-)

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  14. Hi sweetie love your gorgeous card I love these twisted easel cards. Love the image as well hun even if its not fairytale....its a fairy so that counts I think lol.
    Really hope your Tippy is better soon hun its awful when the pets are poorly.
    Take care shug.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  15. Lovely card! Love your Pink Cat image and the way you colored it!

    Thank you for joining us at Paper Playtime!

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