Friday, March 06, 2015

S.W.A.K. - FFFC #134 'Ribbon and Lace'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

It's time for a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  Our hostess is the lovely Judy and the challenge theme is 'Ribbons and Lace'.  We have another new sponsor and it's The Ribbon Girl.  To get complete details on the challenge, the prize being offered and how you can join in the fun, visit the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog.  Check out also the fabulous cards that my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

Here's the card I created for the challenge.

This adorable image I'm featuring is from Wee Stamps designed by Sylvia Zet.

She is called 'Polly'.  I've used my markers to colour her (colours listed below).

Challenges for this card:
Aud Sentiments Challenge #126 - Bingo plus sentiment (paper punch, flowers, lace)
Inky Chicks Challenge #47 - Flowers
Creative Fingers Challenge #70 - Always Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - All or Nothing (one layer or lots of layers)
Fun with Shapes and More Challenge #177 - Spring Flowers
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 9 - Ribbons and Lace
Glitter n Sparkle Challenge #126 - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays Challenge #248 - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers Week #286 - Lovely Lilacs and Lemons
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #363 - Die cuts and punches

Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Chatterbox Light Parlor Stripe and Violet Dahlias; yellow paper from my scrap bin
Dies:  Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Spellbinders Petite Ovals and Rose Creations; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms; CC Designs Olive Branch 
Punches:  Punch Bunch Large Cosmos; Nellie Snellen Floral Punch Large Rose Leaves
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Wild Honey and Dusty Concord; ribbon, lace and pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone TriasShin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes:  burnt sienna, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- lilac/lavender shades:  slate, Touch 83, lilac, Touch 77, lavender 
- green shades:  olive green, marsh green, apple cider 
- yellow shades:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- envelope:  vanilla, ivory
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Ella's Design said...

Another beautiful creation, Norma! Awesome colouring and great paper choices, all finished with your fabulous hand made flowers! Stunning! Hugs, Lisa x

Marjeta said...

Gorgeous card. Your colouring is stunning.


AJ Bodine said...

Norma, your coloring is absolutely fabulous! I love all the elements and design of this card! Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

Paddington fan said...

Love your super cute card! Great colouring and beautiful flowers and papers. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week, good luck in the prize draw and I hope we'll see you again soon, love Jacky x

Mojca said...

Waw this is beautiful! Just love your gorgeous flowers! Hugs! Mojca

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Such a beautiful card. Sue x

Jacee said...

Gorgeous Norma, lovely papers, great colouring, just perfect!!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Lamanuelle said...

Magnifique et le colorisation est sublime! Bises Nadine

PJH said...

Absolutely beautiful!!! Your flowers are gorgeous <3 I love Wee Stamps and so miss them as digital stamps :'(

NPurdum56 said...

Oh so cute! Beautifully colored! :) said...

Lovely card and lovely colors.

Ivonne said...

Beautiful card! Love the gorgeous flowers, papers and lace. The pearls are the perfect touch. The image is the cutest and of course, it is perfectly colored. Love it! Hugs, Ivonne

Eve's Been Reading said...

This is a beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining in the fun challenge of 'Ribbon & Lace' at Polkadoodles Challenge Blog. Yvonne (DT)

Polkadoodles Challenge Blog

mgoll88 said...

very sweet and wonderfull..looks soooo lovely,,great!


gail said...

A gorgeous card. Love this sweet image, and your colouring is beautiful. Gail x

coops said...

oh wow so stunning Norma.Your colouring is fantastic and i love your beautiful design and pretty image.
Thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Sandy said...

Beautiful card, love the image, gorgeous lace and those flowers. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments this fortnight and hope to see you again soon.

Inkypinkydelights said...

This is gorgeous Norma! Love your work! I am loving your calendar block above too. Judy x

Unknown said...

Hi Norma, beautiful card using my colour combo. Stunning colouring. Thanks for joining us at Passion for Promarkers, Shelly


Beautiful card. Love the coloring. Fantastic Norma.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful work with us at Polkadoodles.

Naz xxx

Bev said...

absolutely gorgeous x Thank you for joining in with our Ribbon & Lace Challenge over at Polkadoodles this fortnight.

Pulsatilla said...

WOW - your card is absolutly wonderful!!! I love it!!! Thanks for joining us at fwSAM!!! hugs, ANDREA

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you again next time.

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