Thursday, March 8, 2012

Lili of the Valley Tea for Two

Good morning everyone! I hope your week is going well thus far. Yesterday Jenn and I took the grand kids to see The Lorax and it was so cute it had all the kids giggling even the adults. Then I did a little shopping at Michael's Crafts something I haven't done in more than a month. OMG I KNOW!!!!

 Today I have another Lili of the Valley card to share with you. I colored these little darlings in using Distress ink. It's not quite what I envisioned it to look like when I tried mixing different colors together inks together. I am pleased with the little girl on the right but not so much with the other she doesn't seem to flow as nicely I think because of her blue skirt. I was going for the jean skirt look. The colors I used together on the other little girl with the hat were Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw. I wanted to create a more peach look and I thought those colors mixed well together. Another beautiful recipe is Worn Lipstick and Wild Honey which makes an even softer peach. Anyway the gorgeous papers are by Basic Grey called Picadilly given to me for my Birthday from one of my besties. Thanks sweetie!! The large flowers are by Prima and was given to me by another one of my besties. Thank you Rebekah! The smaller flowers are all WOC and the larger lace and the pearl lace are from my stash. The beautiful sentiment is by Lili of the Valley. I added a coordinated handmade stick pin to the floral bouquet.

Thank you so much for visiting and also your lovely comments regarding Buddy.
Have a sparkling day.
Hugs Bonnie

I am going to submit my card into the following challenges
Lili's Little Fairies ribbon and lace (Winner)


Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow just beautiful. Loving the flowers.

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Bonnie this is so eye-catching! i love your colouring, it looks really brilliant to me. We are so critical of our own work I know. The flowers are gorgeous too! Judy x

Scrappy Pink Corner said...

These 2 are so stinking cute. Adorable. And the colors you incorporated are gorgeous and look great together.

Vicky said...

Fabulous card loving the image, I think they both look fabulous & you've done a brilliant job with the inks.Love it!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Elise said...

Oh where do I begin?! Okay, so let's start with the Lorax! I definitely need to see that one too .. the previews looks hellah cute and I'm glad to hear that you, Jenn and the little ones enjoyed it a lot! Now I'm really excited to see it too! :)

And on to this GORGEOUSNESS! Gosh this makes me feel happy and bright .. imagining what these 2 cuties are talking about over tea! Probably talking about what they're gonna buy at Michaels after their teatime. lol! I love all the different textures you always add to your creations .. you know, the flowers, the lace, the cheesecloth, the gorgeous stickpin .. sigh!!! Not to mention your FABULOUS colouring!! Absolutely STUNNING as ALWAYS Bons!

Much Love,

Dena said...

Oh yes! You make the most "happy" cards Bonnie! That lace is simply gorgeous and I LOVE the reds and oranges! Very, very pretty!!!
Hugs, Dena

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Beautiful card

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


Jo xxxx

angelwhispers said...

Bonnie this is just delightful I just love the colours and the flower detail is gorgeous! Chanelle xxx

Lyndsey Marie said...

Gorgeous card, love the sweet image and such fabulous details. Love all the beautiful flowers and such pretty lace.
Lyndsey xx

Anonymous said...

Wooow, you blow me away again with another stunning card, gorgeous-gorgeous-gorgeous and fabulous embellishments, you rock:)))))
Hugs Lilli xx

MaxineD said...

Love this one, and your image is fabulously coloured.

Cheryl said...

OMG Bonnie , this is stunning, love all the colours you have used, and those flowers WOW! Your handmade stick pin just tops of the project perfectly. Tfs, hope you have a fabulous weekend.
Hugs Cheryl

Scrappinkar said...

I LOVED the way that you colored BOTH girls, Bonnie! I also love what you did with the background on it!

thecraftycavalier said...

Well, Elise has said it all Bonnie! This is just soooo stunning I am speechless! Just every little detail is perfect. The colours, the flowers, the image - WOW! You rock! Your work is hugely inspirational thank you so much for sharing. Thank you for joining us at LLF, hugs, Jayne x

Rebekah said...

Gosh Bonnie this is fabulous I love your colours! I couldn't do distress inks if I tried so I think yours is great! So glad you are finding lots of use out of my goodies!
I have been meaning to e mail you but have so much going on at the mo will be in contact to say Hi soon hugs Rebekah xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Hi Bonnie, I have just nominated you for an award. I do hope you will accept it. Hop over to my blog for details. Happy Weekend, Judy x

June Nelson said...

Wow what an amazing card and love all the embellies, have a lovely weekend xxxx

Anonymous said...

Those two are both adorable. Thanks for sharing the distress ink "recipies" and congratulations for top3. Hugs, sparcstation

V's Sweet Ideas said...

Omg! love your card. Congrats on making top 3 on lili of the valley challenge.

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