Ribbon and Lace- Crafts and Me Challenge

     Good morning.  Just dropping by to invite you to join us at Crafts and Me for another weekly challenge!  This week it was my turn to host the "Rockin Rubbah" challenge, and my theme is ...
Ribbons and Lace

    You know with all the beautiful lace, ribbon, crinkled seam binding and lovely bling on a roll, I knew we would get to see some fabulous creations, so hopefully we will see yours there!  In addition to our Top 3 awards, one randomly selected winner will receive a lovely assortment of blue ribbons from Crafty Ribbons.
Jam Pot Ribbons - Blueberry

      For my card, I was invited to use a new stamp by Zindy Nelson called "Unleash the Butterflies". Actually all my teamies used Zindy's stamps, which are new to the store, so head over to see their creations HERE.  
     The image is colored with copic markers.. I swear her eyeshadow is not that bright.  My photo tent light broke and until Amazon sends me another, I had to use a table lamp which just lit her up. The photo below is truer to the real thing...  I did have fun coloring the butterflies.. I tried to make them look like real ones and I will be playing with that again.  I spilled some darker copic refill ink on her arm after I colored her and the side of her arm made is a bit blotchy!  :(  Don't you just hate that, especially when you are all done coloring an image?  It teaches me never to refill a marker OVER my just colored image! 
      The design papers are from Prima called "Sunrise Sunset" and they are gorgeous...just what the name says it is!  The cardstock is Tim Holtz Distress cardstock in Brushed Courduroy.  I also distressed the image and dp with both Brushed Courduroy and Peeled Paint distress inks as well.

      As for my "ribbon and lace"... well, if you could see the dp up close, you would see that the entire paper is filled with lace images, but I did not cheat.... I did include the crochet lace ribbon with little crystals, from Live and Love Crafts, underneath the image. I also used ribbon roses in a pretty golden yellow along side the image.  The black die cut butterflies are from an ETSY store, 42 Things. The fern die is from Marianne Creatables.  
     That's about it for today. I hope you have a great day, and thanks for all your kind comments. I will be entering this card in the following challenges:
Jacqui's little piece of England said...

What a beautiful image Ann Marie love how you've coloured her, gorgeous, great layout and details
jacqui xx

Tinkerella said...

Hello my dear! Thanks so much for joining the Creative Card Crew for our "Ribbon" Challenge - I love your Card!

Make sure to check back to see, who'll be our winner and Top3!

Hugs, Elisa

Angelique said...

Fabulous! Great image, beautifull colouring. Love the layout and embelishment.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

Huggsss, Angelique

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Ann Marie, a gorgeous image, and fabulous colouring, love the details and design..stunning.


Sheena said...

Your card is absolutely stunning! I love the image and the colours and the embellishments and everything!

Thank you for joining the challenge with the Creative Card Crew!


snappy scrappy said...

Just unbelievably gorgeous!!!!! Thanks for playing along with us at DCD!! Lee-Ann :)

Penny said...

Ann Marie, this is so rich and elegant! Love that image, and you did a fab coloring job on it! :^) (To heck with the spill, I say!) Love the design, wonderful color palette, and fabulous flowers! Stunning! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Basslady said...

a wonderful card with a goregous colouring!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Sandy said...

Absolutely beautiful -- your coloring using the Copic Markers is fantastic - beautifully done!

Sylvia Anderson said...

Beautiful card Sweetie, i like the way you've mached the flowers to her hair & eye-shadow.
Thanks for joining in the challenge at LEJ Designs, good luck x

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "ribbon & die cuts" challenge.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

PS: Please link back to our challenge block if you want to be in the draw for the prices of our sponsors... It is one of rules!

ScrappyHappyMommy said...

Such a stunning card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas for our green and Gold challenge.

DCD Design Team

Liz said...

Wow, that is absolutely stunning! Fabulous colouring! Thank you for playing along at Paper Playtime.

Pat N. said...

What a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing it with us at the DCD challenge this week.

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card, such a great image
Thank you for joining us at Ruby’s Rainbow
Hope you will join us again soon
Hugs Shaz x

downrightcrafty said...

how beautiful, love all the detail
Hugs Kate xx

Heather said...

Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful colours, gorgeous image, stunning creation
Hugs Julie P

Gerda said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

Joan Ervin said...

Whoa...what a gorgeous image and your coloring is fabulous!!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

Laurian said...

What a beautiful project!
Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge and I hope we see you agains soon!



Wanda Cullen said...

Gorgeous card and full of so many wonderful details! Love your coloring! So glad you were able to play along with us at Color Throwdown!

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