Saturday, 25 April 2015

Lemon & lime with many inks ...

Hello my lovely friends and visitors, I hope your week was good and your weekend has had a good start. 

You may need to cover your eyes lol!  This card is bright and pops off the page.  However I love these fresh spring colours because they are so vibrant and make me feel warm!  I spent sometime trying to use snippets and ended up this gorgeous card I created with inks, IP’s and Lavinia stamps and here it is …

A 5" x 7" card 
A final look

Created for me and especially for these Challenges:

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and comment.  I really do appreciate it and I hope you get some time to do what you love to do this weekend  ttfn Karen x

Lavinia Stamps: fairy; Leaf Trail; miniature flowers; miniature mushrooms

Miscellaneous Tools:
Heat gun; pot of water; paintbrushes; spray bottle of water


Card Paper:
Snippets from Crafters Companion A4 Centura Pearl Snow White Accents Card
White card from stash

EP Ink/Paint/Pen Colours:
Brusho Watercolour Crystals: yellow
Tim Holtz Distress IPs: Peeled Paint; Mustard Seed
Tim Holtz Distress EP: Peeled Paint # 
Adirondack IPs: Lettuce; Meadow
Versamark IP

Wild Orchid Crafts: daisies; white stamens # 
Gingham ribbon from my stash

Cosmic Shimmer dries clear glue
Collall glue gel
Foam pads

# VOS + 5 years


Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Beautiful card, Karen. Love that lime color

SARN said...

Absolutely gorgeous Springtime fairy card in those lovely bright colours Karen. Good use of your flower stock too!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Karen, so pretty! Thanks for your comment earlier...I'm going to leave the card as it is :) Carol x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Karen!! Love your background of vines and that fairy is so stunning! The flowers are a perfect fit for your fantastical card! hugs :)

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A very pretty card and gorgeous background Karen. I love fairies.

Donna said...

Fab card Karen! I love the we fairy, the bright colours and all those pretty flowers! Thanks for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew this week for our "Texture Me" challenge!

rachel said...

stunning background Karen 0- absolutely gorgeous with the lemon and lime - love it - such pretty flowers too - wonderful card. Hope you are okay my friend! hugs rachel x

Neets B said...

You're right, it does feel warm, loving those citrus colours. And although there's lots going on to fill the card it has a lovely peaceful feel. Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

Julie B said...

A pretty background to your card in soft springlike colours.
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM. :)

Marianne Lait said...

What a pretty Card this is !!! Good Luck in the Challenge and Thank you for entering the Lavinia Challenge ..... Marianne DT xxx

Chana said...

Very pretty, Karen! Nicely crafted and welcome back! We are glad that you are playing with us here at Shopping Our Stash!
Chana, DT

*Vicki* said...

Love the floral background and your lovely fairy silhouette too!! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Addicted to Stamps & More! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh this is so beautiful. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Barbara Godden said...

Oh my goodness what an awesome job with the silhouette image. I love all the yellow. Your design is fab. thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash for the Texture me challenge.

Dangina Martinez said...

Gorgeous design and so glad you decided to use the beautiful flowers! Thank You so much for playing along with Loves Rubber Stamps this week!
Tons of Hugs, Dangina

Jo Rice said...

Such a stunning card Karen and I love, love, love the colours that you have used...just perfect for our Fussy and Fancy Challenge ...thanks for joining us...hugs...Jo. X

scrapfantazje said...

Thank you for playing along with us at Card Mania Challenges.
Good luck!
Marzena DT

Pat K said...

Beautiful spring card Karen. I do love the colours. Thanks for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge. hugs, Pat K x

Wendy McCarthy said...

Ooh beautiful! Love your pretty background and lovely flowers, thank you for sharing with us at Lavinia Stamps, good luck! Xx

Karen Clare said...

Lots of zingy gorgeousness here Karen and so pretty.
Thank you for joining in the Lavinia stamps challenge.
Karen (DT) xx