Sunday, 4 September 2011

Simply Summer

Hi Sugar fans, I'm back with a little Sunday inspiration! Feels like my mojo has been missing these past few weeks (maybe off to hotter climes ;o)) but I'm quite happy with this card :D! It's a "Goodbye to Summer" card, as the nights are getting colder, the days shorter and the sun...well, the less said about that the better!



I received the new set the other day and boy oh boy are you in for a treat! Start saving them pennies ladies (and gents ;o)) because you're sure to want them all!




Anyway, back to my card for today, I hadn't really used this sweetie properly yet so here she is, butterflies and all. No sentiment because I couldn't find the stamp I wanted (something about flutterin' by just to say hi ;o)), which is my cue to go tidy up my craft room I suppose... I chose to colour her in shades of brown because I don't have Copics to match the blue of the paper. You make do don't you, and this works as well ;o)


Card Ingredients:

Stamp:
Simply Sassy "Butterflies and Pigtails
Paper: Bazzill Basics cardstock kraft, vanilla; Prima Marketing paper "Botanical Garden"
Embellishments: adhesive pearls; Rayher butterflies
Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Circle Large; Martha Stewart border punch; My Favorite Things Flower Trio; Heidi Swapp edge distresser
Copics:
E00, E51, E93, E21 (skin)
Y28, E53, E50 (hair)
E44, E43, E42, E41 (browns)

That's all from me for this week, hope you have a lovely day, thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,
Erica

15 comments:

  1. Oh! Erica, it all works perfectly...she is just gorgeous and your colouring...fabulous..REAL blonde hair, colours so soft and feminine..and beautiful lacey butterflies....

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. Simply stunning, gorgeous card. xx

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  3. oh wow this is simply amazing fantastic detail hugs cherylxxx

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  4. Wowww, what a beauty. Nice colors and beautiful flowers.

    Hugs Astrid.
    http://creaastrid.blogspot.com/

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  5. Ohhh so gorgeous, i am falling in love with the Sassy images.
    Hugs Astrid

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  6. Stunning card, really love it.xx

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  7. Beautiful card with perfect colours choosen. Hugs, Marion

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  8. This is gorgeous, love that colorcombo, so beautiful. That image is so darn cute.
    Hugs, Yvon

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  9. It's a gorgeous card and your colours have worked perfectly sweety! Love it!!xx

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  10. Gorgeous card. Love the design and especially the papers. xx

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  11. I love those butterflies & your brown colouring works beautifully - in fact I would say better than if you'd used any blue on her. I'm saving already & looking forward to seeing what you've been doing with them.
    Paula (PEP)

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  12. Absolutely stunning- love those colours! Susie x

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  13. What a stunning card! Your colouring is amazing xx

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  14. Wow ... a Dream-Card gorgeous -- the papers are fabolous and you colored it perfect !!! Wonderful
    Greetings from Austria
    Helga

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