Wednesday 1 July 2015

Pearls In Her Hair

Good morning to all my friends and followers its that Wednesday again it comes around so fast and so its the launch of another of our very popular monthly Anything Goes Challenges over at Crafting by Designs.

We have two sponsors this month

Prize: $12 gift card


Prize: 3 single images

For my Design Team card today I decided on an image from A Day For Daisies called Pearls In Her Hair. I have to say I loved this stamp and was pleased with my finished card .See what you think .

A close up of the stamp

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Papers Pion Design Studio of Memories Photo Frame and Anemone 
Brown paper is LOTV from the Enchantment paper pad
White card is Tim Holtz
Stamp A Day For Daisies painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Pearls in her hair are a Viva Pearl Pen
LOTV Old Romance set 
Lace Whitby Crafts
Pearls on Organza Ribbon from Boyes Stores ages ago
Bird house was in a pack from Poundland, pearl string is The Hobby House
Flowers are Boyes Stores and  Live and Love Crafts
Resin Frame is Melissa Francis Live and  Love Crafts
Letters from a Pion cut out sheet
White Topstitch thread and  sewing machine

I was quite worried when I decided on dark brown paper as this is usually kept for men cards but I have to say I was pleased at how it looked with the purple and creams its a bit different.

I hope you find time to enter I know lots of you like this challenge. Enjoy the rest of the week especially as the weather seems much better this week hugs Carole x

I'm entering this into Noor Designs Challenge Something New, Something Old My old is my dies and  new is the stamp and birdhouse and  Papertake Weekly Take Your Pick I picked Pearls and  chipboard.


  1. This is stunning Carole! I've seen this image around a couple of times it's really pretty!
    Oh and I love that lace! :-)
    Lucy x

  2. One of the nicest stamps around and you have portrayed her so beautifully.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

  3. A stunning card Carole, I love the brown frame, use them quite often :o)
    Jackie xx

  4. So gorgeous Carole! What a beautiful image and I love the pearls you've added to her hair. Your chosen embellishments look so wonderful together, you really find some lovely things to use. The brown paper is really effective, I must try it one day. Debra x

  5. A real stunner. Love this image and your colours and details are fabulous

  6. Such a pretty card Carole, lovely embellishments, and I agree with you the brown looks perfect and really sets off the card!

    Beautiful photo's xx

    Marjorie xx

  7. This is lovely, Carole. I've long admired that image and you've colored her so beautifully. The wispy flowers and delicate accents throughout are so pretty and I love the sheet music paper tucked behind the image. I love the brown paper base... earth tones are always gorgeous. Wonderful work, my friend. Have a beautiful day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  8. Oh my word Carole this is stunning! I love the image with the pearls. Gorgeous embellishments and very shabby chic! LOVE IT!
    Linda xxx

  9. Stunning in absolutely EVERY way! Love pretty, classy and fabulous detail. xx

  10. What a truly gorgeous card Carole!! Really love your embellies and softness of your design! HUGS :)

  11. Such a beautiful shabby chic card Carole and I love the colours xx

  12. Stunning card design Carole, love this image, beautiful colors you have used, the brown is perfect! as are your embellishments.

    Hugs pam x

  13. This is a lovely image and I love the beautiful card you've made with it. All of the papers and embellishments are gorgeous and the brown paper frames it all perfectly.
    Jean x

  14. Hi Carole this is a stunning card the image and all the embellishments are gorgeous. Hugs Jackie

  15. So gorgeous Carole, what a lovely stamp and fun pearls, color and embellishments.

    Hugs Diane

  16. Wow, this is spectacular! Gorgeous soft coloring of the image and fantastic embellishments. Gorgeous design!

  17. A gorgeous card and image! I love your embellishments - always such unique and perfect details!

  18. Hi Carole,
    This is such a beautiful and dreamy card. Love the colour choices and the vintage feel.
    Thanks for joining us at Noor!DesignUK.
    Hugs Tracy x


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