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March 2, 2011

Creative Belli - Animals

Happy Wednesday!!!

Here comes Peter Cottontail!   Well, maybe not quite yet, but I know spring is right around the corner!  I'm not much of a springtime gal...pastel colors are not my thing, says the fair-skin redhead!  lol   I enjoy winter, but if there isn't going to be any snow in the forecast than I'm ready to move on!

Here's a lovely little rabbit gathering up some chicks, so sweet.

I've used a hodge podge of scraps on this one!  The vintage Easter graphic is from The Graphic Fairy site and printed on watercolor paper.

This week at Creative Belli, our challenge is to use animals on your projects.  You may happily create anything as long as there is an animal somewhere on it.  Remember, we encourage you to use up your stash.  I've had some wooden brads from a RAK package forever, this is the first time I used one! yay!

Please pop over to the challenge blog to see the incredible creations from the rest of the DT. Creative Belli Challenge blog!

So glad you stopped by, enjoy your day!
Blessings!


some challenges...


*Digital Tuesday - (include a digital element) - Celebrations
Everybody-Art-Challenge - Spring
Paper Take Weekly - Anything goes + (optional) something old/not used for long time 
Top Tip Tuesday - Favourite embellishments or/and technique (seam binding & distressing for me)
Crazy Challenge  - Here comes spring
Die Cut Dreams  - Spring garden scene
Incy Wincy Designs - spring is in the air

Simon Says Stamp and Show... - some Ephemera
Corrosive Challenges  - Distressing
Dream Valley Challenges  - anything goes
Gingerloft  - Furry friends
Little Claire's Anything Goes 
Guylou's Inimitability  - anything goes
Paper Cutz - Spring
CCEE Stampers - Distress your papers

This creation earned...




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42 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh maria hun this is just gorgoues,so adore that image,and teh colurs,and layout are just perfect,also wanted to thank you for leaving such a lovely comment on the craft barn blog hun that meant such a lot to me,and I appreciate it so much so bless your heart,hugs cheryl xxxx

Karen W said...

Maria this is stunning, I need to get to that place and check out the images. I love it and of course I LOVE soft colors.

Beth aka BR-T said...

Maria this is gorgeous I love the vintage feel and that beautiful ribbon!

joy said...

I love your card. The vintage feel you have created is beautiful!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Stunning, Maria! Love that image and gorgeous design and colors.

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Maria.

Hugs Riet.x

*Vicki* said...

Oh my word!! Maria, this is so very stunning!! LOVE the image and your yummy ribbons!! Gorgeous!! ;) HUGS

Pam S. said...

oooooooooo...so pretty Maria! love this vintage image and the pretty ribbon!
Pam Going Postal

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh this is goregous! love that vintage look!

hope you are well and so glad you stopped by. it's always a delight to see you.

thank you so much for your prayers for hubby. at least he's in a great frame of mind.

hugs :)

Donna said...

Oh my Maria, this is gorgeous...the image is so detailed and I love the papers and ribbon you have combined with it! Thanks for the comment on my blog re Sophie's school...it sounds so different in the states...not really sure which way is best lol! :) Donna x

SusieLou said...

Maria, this is such a gorgeous card and perfect for making us think of Spring! Thanks for joining our first challenge over at Dream Valley. Susie x

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This is absolutely charming, Maria. Awesome vintage work - I love everything about it. And I can't believe I missed that image from The Graphics Fairy. I'm there every day - LOL! Beautiful work.

Hugs,
Linda

Dan said...

Great card, and I love that vintage Easter graphic! The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

Janet said...

great card! thanks for joining the corrosive challenge!
hugs

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Beautiful!!I love the colors,image,and the vintage style!Beautiful!
Hugs,
Chris

melsanford said...

A gorgeous springtime card! The image is beautiful :-) Thanks for joining our first challenge at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

maryr917 said...

this is really pretty maria-love your vintage rabbit and card-will have to check out this site

Holly said...

Oh Maria! I am in LOVE with this vintage-y card!!! LOVE the Easter graphic, love the punched border, love the scrunched ribbon, love the aged, distressed feel! What a gorgeous Belli card!!!

Denise said...

Maria, your card is gorgeous!!! I love the vintage image and gorgeous ribbon!!!! Absolutely beautiful :)))

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wow- I love this! I am a Spring girl- love the pastels- pink and blue. I never would have thought to print out an image on watercolor paper- your colors and design are beautiful!

Vee said...

What a fabulous card!!. Thanks for playing with Top Tip Tuesday this week. Good Luck
xx Vee

Marlene said...

This card is fabby...and that ribbon is just perfect!

Jacilynn said...

wow, just gorgeous! love this card

Michele said...

HI Maria! Thanks for stopping by my blog!! Love my new visitors!! Can I just say when I opned up your blog and saw this card... my jaw dropped!!! Soooo soooo sooos BEAUTIFUL!! I hope you win 3/4 of those challenges. This card sure deserves it!! I am your newest follower!!
Michele
http://fishmememoriesandmore.blogspot.com

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, I LOOOVE this, Maria...such a sweet vintage image and the seam binding and lace are the perfect shabby details!!!!!

Kristie said...

This is just beautiful, Maria! Thanks for joining us at PaperCutz!

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi Maria, what a gorgeous card, love that seam binding ribbon really gives the card a vintage feel
Hugs
Tamara

Trina said...

What a sweet vintage card! I love the items you chose to compliment your image!

Thanks for playing at Guylou's Inimitability!

Renkata said...

Wow Maria, love this cute vintage image.
Very pretty card.
Thanks for join us at the Crazy Challenge.

Maggie Ann said...

Its perfection! I love it....

Jill said...

stunning card maria thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Tammy L said...

I love the vintage look of your card, beautiful! Thanks for joining the Crazy challenge this week and hope to see you again!
-Tammy

Eiglas said...

Maria, this creation is a treat for the eyes!
You've managed to re-create vintage beautifully here and I love it!
Thank you so much for sharing with us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week!
hugs
Eiglas
x

Robin Parker said...

Maria, love the different things to look at on your card. The blue lace, the scalloped edge on your dp, your crepe ribbon. Great vintage image as well.

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

This is such a great Easter card!!! I LOVE the image and ribbon!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!

-Sarah

Nancy said...

Oh, what a sweet Easter card! Beautiful!!
Thank you for joining me & the rest of the Design Team at the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week!

Elena said...

Beautiful card, Maria! Oh, I love the vintage look of it!

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Fabulous card! Thanks so much for playing along with our Distressing challenge at Corrossive Challenges, and good luck! :D

Gale Varland said...

Beautiful card. It is very elegant! Thanks for sharing with us at GingerLoft Challenges! :) Gale

Tami said...

Just giving you a heads up that you won a top 3 spot at gingerloft this week and are welcome to be a guest designer for our next challenge. E-mail me for details. alyssasmom98@aol.com

Crafty Chris said...

Beautiful Card Thanks for joining us at DCD
Chris x

Debs said...

Gorgeous! what a fabulous traditional easter creation, love your colors and central image, thanks so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Die Cut Dreams
Debs
xxx