Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Party Girl

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I have borrowed this sentiment from a key fob of my DD's and I thought it would be fun for the new Frilly  & Funky challenge which is "I'll take your word for it". Not intentionally motivational but certainly a giggle.
It has taken ages to put this together...I printed the image and then couldn't decide on the papers, I am trying to use up my old paper stash.







Image source unknown/forgotten, but from a free vintage site. Layered on to music paper well distressed with a mix of DI's. Main BP's - Crafty Secrets and K & Co. The tag shape is from Crafty Ann's 'Journaling Tags' digi sheet with the sentiment printed on computer and cut out by hand. A bit more distressing and a final swipe around the edge with gold pentouch.



My rather poor attempt at crinoline flowers have been coloured with Spun Sugar DI with glittered brads for the centres.

Extras - lace, feather, stick pins and a glittery S/binders Fleur de Lis corner


Challenges
Frilly & Funky #2 - I'll take your word for it
OLLCB #102 - vintage
Paper Pretties - lots of layers
Tuesday Throwdown #93 - stick pins
The Cheerful Stamp Pad #40 - from the past
Truly Madly Crafty April challenge - handmade flowers
Crafty Purple Frog # 38 - let's get distressed


Thank you for stopping by today and for all your lovely encouraging comments - I appreciate every one of them :)
Cheers me dears


x

16 comments:

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Love this, Irene! How fun - definitely made me smile. Your image is SO perfect for the quote and and all the pink shabbiness is so yummy.

So great to have you playing with us again this week at Frilly and Funkie!

Hugs,
Linda

PetraB said...

Your card is so lovely and such good fun, love the quote! Thank you for playing along with the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

Beryl said...

It may have taken a while but it was well worth the effort. It's lovely - love the sentiment and your flowers are brill.
Beryl xx

NanaConnie said...

Gorgeous card, Irene! It's fine that it took some time -- it certainly did gel. Love the pins. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week and I hope we'll see your work again soon.
NanaConnie DT

Terry said...

Oh that image was made for that sentiment! Love the added flowers and feathers! Too funny and what a great choice for Frilly and Funkie! Thank you so much for joining in the fun!

Elaine said...

Fabulous Irene and the sentiment got me smiling what a fabulous piece and I love those lacey flowers FABULOUS !!!
Hugs Elaine

Wendi said...

Wow what a gorgeous card I love that vintage image and your embellishments are so pretty
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
I do hope we see you again
Wendi

Jenn Borjeson said...

Fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad! :)

Susie Little said...

Gorgeous card, thank you for playing at The Crafty Purple Frog! xx

craftykitten said...

Gorgeous card, great image and I love your flowers. Thanks for joining us at OLL for our Vintage challenge this time.
hugs
Dawn xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Irene this is absolutely fantastic and so very vintage, the image and design are perfect, thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
Hugs
Lorraine x

Sue C said...

Beautiful card Irene, I think you've made a fabulous job of your crinoline flowers! Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Sue C x

Marjie Kemper said...

How beautiful! Love your flowers and all those lovely layers. So glad you were able to join in with us at Frilly & Funkie!

Sharon said...

This is a beautiful card and perfect for our "From the Past" Challenge at The Cheerful STamp Pad!

Vicki Romaine said...

What a gorgeous card. Thanks for entering "From the Past" at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

Sweet Fairy said...

Great card. Superb design. I like the colors and that image is super cute. Also love the CAS style design like Plastic cards which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.