Lilac wishes.


This card is my first attempt at the backfold card. I really had fun working and letting my creativity play havoc with paper. The lace ribbon with that tiny line of gold is the first of its kind that I am using and if you notice closely, it has exactly the colors of the pattern paper. Three sparkling butterflies, 3 glittering green brads, a tag with a plaid ribbon, for leaving your personal message and a block with a simple sentiment digi stamp which could be given for a birthday, moving jobs, promotion, etc. The flower pot is also a digi stamp sitting on 3 scallop ovals.  This card was all about fun fun and more fun. It is such a super cool and easy project.

Oh and BTW, I saw Grown Ups today. Nothing like an adam sandler movie to cheer you up 🙂  I wonder if any of you’ll have seen  Zohan ? Also an Adam sandler movie. One thing I could identify with in Grown Ups was how our newer generation of kids have been so tube-oholic !! DH wonders why his boys are not out in the playground instead prefer to remain in their study room, no not studying, but glued to their computer screens, playing their boyish games or its the playstation or its some cartoons !! But its almost never being outdoors !  What can I say, I take half the blame here, Have not been a great role model, what can I expect from these poor ones ; I too am tapping the keys of my laptop most hours of the day 😦   Its not like they never cycle or go out to the park, but its just not how it used to be in hubby’s childhood. I’m sure we’re all wrong somewhere here. Anyway, just a thought .. any thoughts at your end ?

Ok, here’s the card :

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Following are the challenges this card enters :

Paper Take Weekly            All that scrap 

 

  • Crafty Creations –  in the garden
  • Forgotten Scraps – (2W, 1E, SIO) – Spring or flowers
  • Cooking It Up With Katie – (1E) – white, wings, wishes
  • Crafts and Me – (2W) – anything with wings, especially fairies & angels
  • Creative Cottage – (2W) – fabulous florals / lots of flowers
  • Anything Goes – (1E, JFF) – Distressing
  • Freshly Brewed – (5E, SIO) – ribbons and bows
  • Gingersnap Creations – jewel colors plus gold
  • ColourQ – COLOR Pear Pizzaza, Brocade Blue, Brilliant Blue, Rich Razzelberry (below)
  • Little Red Wagon – animals
  • Paper Pretties – glitter
  • Sisterhood of Crafters – (2W, 3E) – ribbon and brads
  • Rubber Redneck – COLOUR (see below)
  • Color Dare – COLOR
  • Desert Island Crafters Challenge: Monochromatic,  Only one pattern paper,  Sparkle
  • High Hopes Stamps SIO Female Birthday.
  • Partytime Tuesdays – Anything Goes
  • Scrap-Creations – Birthday Cards
  • Sweet Stamps – Flowers
  • Bunny Zoe’s Crafts (2nd MON) – Spring – flowers Everywhere!
  • Incy Wincy Designs – use punches or dies
  • Kaboodle Doodles (1E) – Break Tradition (try something new)
  • Lexi’s Creations (2W) – Flowers
  • Ooh La La Creations (2W) – Pink, pink and more Pink
  • Squigglefly – Digital Delights (use something starting with D)
  • Stamping Scrapping Central (2W) – Pink
  • Stamps R Us (2W, 2E) – For the Girls
  • I Did It Creations – Anything Goes
  • One Stitch At A Time – Anything but square
  • Stampin’ Sisters in Christ – Use Green
  • Allsorts – Inspired by nature
  • Crazy 4 Challenges (JFF) – Use dies
  • Gem Of A Challenge (2W) – Buttons, brads, beads, bows
  • Little Claire’s (M) Anything Goes
  • Totally Gorjuss – We want to see checks on your entries. Now this can be paper, ribbon etc.
  • Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days Challenge – (2W, 2E, SIO) – distress it
  • Fuzzy Wuzzy – (M) – animal, birthday wishes
  •  Res-Q-Challenge – make a card including something that makes you happy
  • Card Makin’ Mamas – (2W, 2E) – happy birthday
  • Crafty Ann’s – (2W, SIO) – birthday card
  • Crafty Catz – (1E) – create something for a friend
  • Fairy Knoll – (2E) – feeing a little green (use green)
  • Fashionista Friday – purple
  • Guylou’s Inimitability – (2W, SIO) – anything goes
  • Mami Doodles – (2W, SIO, JFF) – monochromatic green and add a bit of Irish (optional)
  • Paper Cutz – Spring
  • Res-Q-Challenge – boxes – use squares &/or rectangles
  • Stamp Something – something with flowers
  • Stampin For The Weekend – (2W, 1E) – monochrome
  • Stampin With The Dragon – (2W) – birthdays
  • Off the Wall Craftiness – (3E, SIO) – picture inspiration (see below
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    56 thoughts on “Lilac wishes.

    1. Wow what a stunning card. I haven’t tried this style of card before. After seeing yours I just might give it a go. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stamps for our Flowers challenge. Please join us again in the future. hugs
      Tamara

    2. Stunning! Fantastic fold. Beautiful image. Great coloring.

      Thank you for participating in this week’s FBD Ribbon/Bows challenge!

    3. Wow, this is very pretty!! I love the colours and that it’s decorated on the “inside” too. Lovely! Thanks for playing at Squigglefly this week!

    4. This is a very pretty card, I love all of the folds – very clever. The image is gorgeous.

      Thanks for joining us over at Lexi’s Creations this fortnight in our ‘Flowers’ challenge – good luck.

      Lou Mac. xo

    5. Very pretty card, great job on the layout, it really looks like spring. Thank you for joining our challenge at SweetStamps.com

    6. This is so very pretty!!! I love the colors and the fold!

      Thanks for playing along with is at Freshly Brewed Challenges ribbons and bows challenge.
      Hope to see you at the hop on March 1

      HUGS
      Heather

    7. Fabulous card. Thank you for joining the High Hopes Challenge. Unfortunately, you did not use a High Hopes image so your card can not be entered into the drawing for the prize. There is still another week if you would like to re-enter using a High Hopes image.
      ~Lacey
      High Hopes DT

    8. A lovely card. I like the different folded card design. Lovely colour combinations.

      Thank you for joining Little Claire’s first blog challenge.

    9. What a lovely backfold card – success all the way! Thanks for being part of this week’s Mami Doodle Challenge!

      As far as getting outside more, maybe it could be a family event to toss ball, or run around and play tag; perhaps combine with a fun picnic when the weather is warmer?

    10. Beautiful card…Love the style of your card and the colours…Thank you for joining in with us again at A Gem of a Challenge…
      Mandy x

    11. What a beautiful card. I love the colors you used. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.
      Hugs,
      Beth

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