Friday, 22 January 2016

Be a Macaron...

Hello All, I made this card for a friends birthday - its perfect for her as she is a bit crazy! The image and statement are stamps from Stamping Bella called Uptown Girl Monique loves Macarons. (Sorry the pic isn't the best.)


I made this card using the colour scheme for the Stamping Bella Friday challenge but I got kept on late at work yesterday (I love a 17hr shift!) so I didn't get chance to post it on time.
The papers I've used are from My Favourite Things - Smitten collection and I simply mounted them onto red bazzill. I also added a few red gems in the corner and used Star Dust stickles on the Macarons. I die cut the image used some new dies I treated myself to from Die-namics called Wonky Stitched Rectangles... names says exactly what it is!

I used these promarkers & flexmarkers to colour Monique -
Skin - Coral, Soft Peach, Blush & Antique White.
Hair - Buttercup, Raw Sienna, Sleigh Bells & Pineapple Crush.
Macarons - Pastel Green, Oasis & Turquoise.
                   Red, Poppy, Ruby & Burgandy.
                   Baby pink, Cocktail pink & Salmon Pink.
                   Vanilla, Buttercup, Pineapple Crush & Sleigh Bells.
Filling - Cinnanom, Cocoa & Chestnut.
Dress - Warm Greys
Trousers - Oasis
Pumps - Poppy.

I really like the combo of Turquoise and red together - So much so that my craft room is done out in these colours. 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges -
Through the purple haze - ATG 
Southern Girls Challenge - ATG
Little Miss Muffet Challenge - ATG
Color throwdown - Colour combo.
Naughty or nice - Lets get silly
Open Minded Crafting - Something new.


Thanks for stopping by - Don't forget to leave a comment to let me know you've been.
Liz (:(|)X

29 comments:

  1. What a delicious card! Super colouring. Thanks for entering the Anything Goes Challenge at Through the Purple Haze,Jackie DT x

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  2. You deserve a medal for that 17 hour shift! Poor you! Great card, I love it... Just perfect for our Naughty or Nice January Challenge, Jo x

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  3. This is such a fun card! Your colouring is beautiful, too. Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

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  4. Your macarons look good enough to eat! What a great way to use the colors!! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown Challenge this week!

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  5. Beautiful card the image is simply striking. Thanks for joining in on the fun over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs    
    Berni,DT
    open-mindedcraftingfun.

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  6. Lovely card, that image is awesome and I love macaroons! Perfect sentiment as well! Thank you for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Stamps!

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  7. Great use of the colors! Those are some big cookies!! Thanks so much for playing along in the Color Throwdown challenge with us this week!

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  8. Love the colors and layout of your card. Those macaroons look fantastic, thanks for joining us at Open-minded crafting fun!

    Monica DT

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  9. Oh I LOVE this card! Such a fun one! Thank you for joining Through The Purple Haze, good luck :)

    Lisbeth @ Lisbeths hobbyer
    Through The Purple Haze
    CT Lacy Sunshine
    MiC Gal

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  10. This is such a gorgeous card. Such a sweet image and I love the colour choices. Thank you for joining us at Southern Girls.

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  11. Wonderful card with great colours! I love the Stickles on the macarons. :) Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges, good luck! Hope to see you back again soon.

    Hanne, DT
    Handmade By Hanne

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  12. Oh this is fabulous. Love that digi and how you have coloured. Great work.
    Thank you for entering the Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    Annette DT Member

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  13. I love this!! Love this images/stamp! It's fantastic! You colored it so great! I love it!! Love the red gems and the stickles! Added just the right touch! So sorry you didn't get it posted in time! I hate that :( That was a really long day!! And that rectangle wonky stitch die!! Now that I have to have!! That will definitely be added to my wish list!! I LOVE it!!!! :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    {Sentimental Susan - Etsy}
    {Sentimental Susan - Zibbet}

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    1. Thanks for your lovely comment Susan xx

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  14. Such a Lovely Card, Those Macaroons look good enough to eat. Thank you for joining us for our challenge 'Try Something New' at Open-Minded Crafting Fun.
    Samantha (AngelicBadGirl) DT

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