Friday, April 3, 2015

Buttons & Bows

It’s time for a new challenge at Fussy & Fancy Challenges and this time the challenge is…..

‘Buttons & Bows’.

Our challenge has been sponsored by Aurora Wings and I’ve used the very sweet Spiderwort Sprite for my card today.


I have printed my image onto Cryogen White cardstock and coloured with my Copic Markers.

The colours I’ve used are: Skin – E11, E00, E000, R20, R30; Leaves - BG96, BG93, BG90; Flowers & Underskirt –  RV95, RV93, RV91; Dress - Y26, Y23, Y21.

Here’s a closer look at the image.


and another…


I have used some gorgeous Maja Papers on my card,machine stitched the edges and added some Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. A bunch of flowers, a touch of lace, a bow,some buttons and a sentimnt complete my creation.

Here’s one last look.


Stamps: Spiderwort Sprite (Aurora Wings), And Many More (Stampin’ Up)
Ink & Markers: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers
Card: Naturals White (Stampin’ Up)
Papers: Flourish Garden - Coffee In The Arbour (Maja Design) 
Dies & Punches: XXL Square Frames Frilly #5 (Go Kreate), Decorative Label (Stampin’ Up)
Accessories: Lace & buttons (stash), Flowers (Wild Orchid Crafts), White Shabby Seam Binding (Live & Love Crafts)

I’m entering my card into the following challenges:

Paperminutes - #377 Buttons

Crafting from the Heart - #53 Anything Goes

Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes

Fab ‘n’ Funky - #253 Lots of Layers

Inspiration Destination - #27 Anything Goes

I Made TOP 3 at Inspiration Destination!

Aurora Wings - #13 Anything Goes


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Pat K said...

Beautiful card Nikki. I love the sprites and this one is adorable..wonderful colouring and great stitching. Have a happy Easter weekend. hugs, Pat K x

Mojca said...

Waw Nikki this looks gorgeous! Wishing you happy Easter! hugs! Mojca

Mitzi Sato-Wiuff said...

Such a soft and feminine card, Nikki! So beautiful in gentle colors and with pretty embellishments! Thank you for joining us at Aurora Wings Challenge.

Mitzi xx
Artist/Owner Aurora Wings

Ivonne said...

Beautiful card! Love the cute sprite image and you colored her amazingly. The flowers, lace and ribbon are just gorgeous. Hugs, Ivonne

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Gorgeous card....Cute image and pretty colours...Thank you for joining us this week at Fun n Funky...Julieannex

Billie A said...

Beautiful card. Love the image and the touch of lace makes a great touch. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination.

Lorraine said...

This is such a pretty card Nikki!! Thank you for sharing it with us at Aurora Wings for our Anything Goes Challenge.
Huge Hugz, Lorraine xx

DonnaMundinger said...

Just beautiful, Nikki! Gorgeous design and coloring and what sweet details. Thanks so much for joining us at Aurora Wings. xxD

Vannessa said...

This is gorgeous Nikki and I love the colours you used.

Hugs, Vannessa