Current Inspire Me Fridays link-up HERE!

July 3, 2009

A Princess with A Gift...

This Sweetheart comes bearing gifts....
I hope everyone is having a lovely Friday and looking forward to the weekend! I was able to share my morning with a cardmaking friend! {waving} Hi BB!

My card today is for a little princess and I've attached a little charm for her charm bracelet! Can you believe using a charm was actually on a challenge for today? Too fun!

So, let take a look at the card....walk with me...
The image is, of course, one of the lovely Anki's Sweethearts-Victoria, sold exclusively at SCACD! She's wearing a Prisma colored gown with a dazzling diamond insert. Her jeweled necklace is colored with white gel pen because I smudged it with too much pink! lol Hopefully you can see her delicate wings. I allowed them to blend into the background giving an illusion of a butterfly princess! I love these wings, they are so versatile! (and on sale for 50% off right now!)

Since I'm staying with Susana's Custom Art and Card Design team as a guest for the month of July also, I wanted to keep you up-to-date on all that's happening there! Well, first of all, did you see the post prior to this one???

Yay....an exclusive line just for SCACD, how exciting is that?


**add your name to the store email list
so you're one of the first to know when they arrive!**

While you're at the store, make sure you checkout the SPECIALS section! I know the remaining Smirks stamps are only $1.00 now and there's Doodlebug flock listed there too!

SCACD's store blog, Follow Your Heart is the home of the Try It Out Tuesday challenge everyweek! DT Leader, Suzanne Dean issues challenges to get the mojo flowing and DT always steps up to the challenge with beautifully unique creations, stop by and play along!

You can also follow SCACD on Twitter now!
I'm just waiting for the word on the new Basic Grey arrivals!
But wait, there's more....

If you want to be in on all the SCACD conversations, The Papercraft Planet, PCP, Susana's page is the place to be! Along with all the fun, we discuss the products, new arrivals, bargains, helpful tips and techniques! It's also the place where they find their Spotlight Designers who receive some awesome benefits! Susana has even been known to throw us a freebie during some of our 'chatting' sessions! yay, seriously! Every month, a sketch is posted, you then have all month to create and upload your creation(s) into the gallery to have a chance to win any single stamp from the store! Fun stuff!!!

Now for the challenges!
Crafts 4 Eternity~sketch
Colour Create~grn, aqua, pink
Stamping B's~use metal
Dare U2 digi~Embossing
(I used digi papers from Raspberry Road Designs!)

Thanks for stopping by today! And I didn't forget....I will choose a winner from the Squigglefly blog hop tonight!
Blessings to you!


Danni said...

Wow!! This is stunning!! Love it!

Susana M said...

Happy almost 4th Maria!!!
Thanks for a YOWZER of a post and you knocked this card out of the ballpark!!! Love the coloring and details and that set of wings that shadow her is a super technique :o)
Hearts and Hugs

Tracey said...

Pretty card, love that fairy image :-)


Crafting Queen said...

Lovely card, thanks for taking part in the CRAFT challenge. Anesha

Anonymous said...

WOWZER!! Maria, what a truly gorgeous card this is!! I love the image and your coloring is so gorgeous!! beautiful creation!! Have a super fun 4th of July weekend friend!! HUGS

Donna said...

Hi Maria, sorry I've not been around over the last week, what with being away in Scotland last weekend at the wedding and an incredibly busy week workwise, I've not had a lot of time for anything this week :( you have made the most amazing creations over the last week and I have thoroughly enjoyed catching up with your blog tonight :) congratulations on your DT position with the Cutting Cafe, I absolutely love the little notelets and card you created they are awesome :) we are having a bit of a heatwave here in the UK at the moment and yesterday was almost unbearable. We had a thunderstorm overnight which has cleared the air a bit but it is still very warm. Hope you have a wonderful weekend :) Donna x

Ann said...

She is SO sweet! I love her soft wings and sparkly dress! Just beautiful, Maria!

Julie said...

A fab card, love the wings.
Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge this week.
Julie x

Claire Phillips said...

A very pretty card - thanks for playing at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. Cheers Claire x

pinky said...

What a beautiful princess, your card is just love. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.

Emma said...

Beautiful card, love the image and colours.
Emma x

maxine said...

A fantastic card Maria, thanks for joining us at craft this week. I hope you are having a lovely weekend

Anki said...

Love it Maria! You've coloured her so nice. Love the added wings in the back. Kram - Anki

Elena said...

She is so precious! I love her beautiful outfit and gorgeous wings!
Love the idea with a little charm!

Amy Johnson said...

Lovely card Maria! I love the sweet image, the lace, all the pink, and the flowers. Any little girl would love receiving this beauty.

Donnas Den said...

Lovely card, Maria.

michele said...

beautiful card! thanks for joining in with the c4e challenge hugs mx

Trimgym said...

A lovely card, thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge this week and good luck!



lil-paper-pixie said...

So sweet, thanks for playing along at C4E.



Peggy said...

Very pretty! Love the touch of lace!

Shirley said...

She is just so precious with those gossamer wings! Beautiful, Maria!