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23 February 2012

Fancy Anniversary

Good morning!  It's time for a new challenge at Little Miss Muffet Stamps and our challenge to you is to create a project using the theme Fancy or Lacy.  This could be a tough one for some people, depending on your style.  It's definitely a bit out of my comfort zone!  Head on over to the challenge blog to check out the projects from my amazing teamies!

If you haven't already done so, then please join us on the new Paris Inspiration Blog hop.  There are some amazing projects from the DT there and great prizes to be won!

Here's my Fancy and Lacy card:










































It's really not that fancy is it?  I told you that it was a bit out of my comfort zone!  At least there is some lace there!  I gave this card to my parents in law for their wedding anniversary which is the day after ours (except theirs is a lot longer!).

The only paper I recognize on there is the pink one from Webster's pages... not sure where the other two are from!  The image is from the new Paris Release and is called Le Baiser Volé  or The Stolen Kiss.  I have coloured it with copics (see details below).  I think the brad is from My Mind's Eye and the gold button is from Crate Paper.  The lace and pearly fancy button are from my local junk shop in Whangarei.  The brown flocked velvet rub on is from Prima and the tag is from Maya Road.  The sentiment stamp is from LOTV.

Here's a close-up of the lovely couple:


























And here are the copics I used:


















I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Celebrations
Lollipop Crafts: Anything Goes
Make My Monday: Victorian Romance

Have a lovely day!

Arabella Chickie in Athens, Greece

21 comments:

Sassy Cheryl said...

Wow. . . .your coloring is stunning! This is simply GORGEOUS! What a FABULOUS anniversary card!
Thanks for playing in the No Embossing challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's. So glad you could join us!

Frea said...

Hi Arabella, love this gorgeous card and the way you coloured the image is just stunning. Great black corner embellishment. Hugs, Frea

Sarah said...

Hi Arabella, gorgeous card as always.

So sorry not been around just lately, had internet connection woes and a sick daughter - then a daughter on holiday, doesn't allow much time for blog hopping!

Hopefully will be back in the swing of things soon, probably just intime for the Easter holidays and more chaos!!

Sarah

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

So beautiful! I love the colors you chose, awe!!! Hugs! Leah Ann

Shelby said...

It's far more fancy than I'm capable of doing:)!! Looks fantastic and love love the color combination you chose and of course your coloring rocks it!

Shelby

Céline said...

HI Arabella
i"m fan of your card, so so so beautiful! and i say it again amazing coloring !!!!
hugs
céline

Alice Wertz said...

beautiful coloring and details as always. gorgeous card, Arabella!

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love your colours and embellishments, hugs, Sarah x

scrap joanny said...

so fun :-)) great image -thanks so much for playing with Lollipop - hugs Joanna

RiNNE said...

I just love all the small details! Beautiful!

The Wired Angel said...

What a cute image for an anniversary or love. And this is a great card you have created. Thanks so much for joining us at Sassy Cheryl's challenge this week! Peggy

Mynnette said...

What an amazing image! Ad your coloring is amazing--the depth that it gives is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

Alyce said...

Hi Arabella! This is amazing! Such beautiful colouring and love the image :)

Joann Burton said...

This card is wonderful...I love it. I am your newest follower. Stop by and say hi. joann sassy raggedy
http://sassyraggedy.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

As the very blessed recipients of this gorgeous (and it's even better in real life) anniversary card, let me tell you it's a work of art.

Truly gorgeous and definitely going into the gallery.

Arabella also gifted us one of her beautiful card boxes full of her special creations. What a stunning gift.

Hugs

AB

Athina said...

Your coloring is amazing. It just pops of the card! Beautiful!

Cazro said...

Thanks for sharing with us at MMM. Your colouring technique is amazing,congratulations. Caz

Fliss said...

Really lovely card and love the music and script paper elements, a lovely background for the sweet image. Thanks so much for joining in over at MMM this week.
Fliss x

Crafteezee said...

Beautiful, love your colouring.

Thanks for joining us at BunnyZoe. I also have Candy on my blog if you want to hop over HERE.

Hugs Tracy x


...just Barbara said...

I love that lace and the script print in the background is a nice touch! Those fuzzy embellishment look fun and hopefully not too much of a mess. :D Lovely coloring and I love the browns on her dress! *Hugs

Sonia said...

Hello!
Very Pretty Creation! Great JOB!
Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts. Good Luck!
-Sony DT
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