Twiggy tree

I made this card with my new twiggy tree took me quite a while to add all the little flowers and leaves....also looks sweet if you use butterflies instead of flowers...will try this next time

Card challenges.
Flutterby Wednesday - Challenge #229 - 3 or more layers.
Glitter n Sparkle - Bling it On.
Sentimental Sunday - Flowers, Flowers & More Flowers.
Celebrate The Occasion - Girls Birthday (must use pink).
Paper Playtime - Sentiment Stamps.
Crafting For All Seasons - Dies & Punches.
Crafts and Me - Dies & Punches.
Fab n Funky - Pastel Colours.
Penny's Challenges - Favourite Colour.
Kaboodle Doodles - Use Any Bling.

Ingredients used:
Memory Box Die - twiggy tree.
Martha Stewart butterfly punch.
Paper from Pink Petticoat.
Sticky pearls & flower punch from my craft box.
Carl punch - fern.
Spellbinders Nestabilities small & large squares.
Nellie Snellen multi frame die.

Flowers & ribbon

I think this must be the first time that I have used ribbon on a card...gave up on trying to tie a bow and used a butterfly instead lol.

Card challenges.
Flutterby Wednesday - #228 Sketch.
Crafty Cardmakers - Blooming Images.
Bunny Zoe's Crafts -Flowers & Pearls.
My Craft Spot - Flowers.
Cutie Pie Challenge - Pretty Pastels.
Make It Monday - Anything Goes.
Creative Card Crew - Birthday.

Ingredients used:
Xcut nesting dies.
Memory Box Die - Meridian Border.
Martha Stewart butterfly punch.
Paper & image from Pink Petticoat.
Image coloured with Prisma pencils & Spectrum Noir pens.
Spellbinders nestabilities small & large squares.
Sticky pearls & ribbon from my craft box.

More butterflies..

My lovely new embossing folders arrived today...they are so pretty!
To give even more texture to my card I went over the embossing with a sanding block...makes the pattern pop out!....I even sanded the butterfly wings to make them look delicate.

Card challenges.
Feeling Sketchy - Sketch #46.
Make It Monday - Anything Goes.
Incy Wincy Designs - Add Texture.

Ingredients used:
Embossalicious folders.
Martha Stewart butterfly punch.
Sticky pearls from my craft box.

Candy hearts

I forgot all about these little candy sweet little Quickutz dies.

Card challenges.
CAS-ual Friday - Love Letters.
ABC Challenges - Candy Hearts.
Cute Card Thursday - A different Corner.
2 Sisters Challenge Blog - Colour Challenge.

Ingredients used:
Spellbinders Nestabilities small & large squares.
Elzybells stamp - Sweet like chocolate.
Quickutz - Candy Hearts.

I wouldn' replace you......

- I wouldn't replace you for all the chocolate in the world! (this is a non binding agreement)  -
I used this sentiment as thought it was so different from the normal valentine greetings..good job it's a non binding agreement as not sure how I would cope without chocolate : )

Card challenges.
Less Is More - Kraft & Kreme.
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Love & Marriage.
Craft Us Crazy - Get To Cutting.

Ingredients used:
Spellbinders Nestabilities small & large squares.
Elzybells stamp - Sweet like chocolate.
Sizzix Embosslits - Fashionable Hearts.

Best friends

Another Pretty stamp that has been sitting in my craft box feeling unloved. I made this quick card...image coloured with distress inks.

Card challenges.
Lady Annes Challenges The Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes.
Lady Annes Challenges The Anything Goes Challenge.
Flutterby Wednesday - #225 Anything With A Butterfly.
Make It Monday - Anything Goes - Linky Party.
Challenges 4 Everybody - Challenge #13 Anything Goes.

Ingredients used:
Paper from Pink Petticoat.
Kaisercraft stamp - Botanical.
Clear Choice Stamp - Best Friends.
Tim Holtz distress inks.