Saturday, April 16, 2011

Pretty in Purple

     I am not sure why it took me so long to break down and  finally order some stamps from Lily of the Valley.  I admire them on a pretty regular basis as I travel throughout blogland. - they are soooo cute I debated over and over about which to get - which is probably why it took me so long to place the order. Since I have a friend with a Birthday soon I opted for the friends one!!! I knew I would be using purple and that worked out just great with the challenge at Really Reasonable Ribbon RRR#22 (if you haven't visited this site you should they have awesome ribbon) . My friend has dark hair and wears lots of purple, and plum colors - I on the other hand tend to be a little bright in my clothing choices, hence the blond in pink. Couldn't help but bling it up a little and add a touch of ribbon (also a requirement for the challenge) I wanted something 'girlie' looking!!  I finished off the inside of the card as well....Her birthday is in June, it is nice to be working a little in advance.  I ran my background paper through my CB in an EF it gives a fun texture to the paper - making it almost look like fabric.  Working with my copic's was fun!!!  I am also entering this in the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge for 'Sparkle and Bling', and the Paper Sundaes #64 challenge  'Childhood Memories'.

Supplies used:  Cardstock, Lily of the Valley Friends stamp, Memento ink, Copic markers, Multi liner, Spellbinders  Label 17, Rhinestones from Michael's, Ribbon, Stampabilities sentiment inside, Embossing folder.  


  1. Hey there, gorgeous card! I lvoe your colors! Come check out my blog, there is something there for you!!!

  2. Wonderful! Love the purple and the image is really sweet!
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

    Alica :)

  3. Darling card! Love the image on this :)
    Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbons Challenge this time :)

  4. Awww!! This is adorable! I know, I've never ordered any of the LOTV stamps either and I think they are just the cutest! I love your doodling (or paper piercing) around your nestie shape too!

  5. LOTV are such sweet stamps! Such a sweet card too!

  6. So cute!Thank you so much for playing with our Childhood Memories challenge at Paper Sundaes!
    ♥ Lisa

  7. Love the two little girls. And the purple


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