Thursday, February 3, 2011

Lili of the Valley Challenge

Hello again!  We are freezing here in Texas.  OMG! This Arctic front we have is putting everyone in a tizzy.  Schools are closing, power is going out, etc.  We are so not used to the cold. haha!! It's great crafting weather though so that is a plus.

I'm back with a card for the Lili of the Valley Challenge! Our theme this week is "ROMANCE".  
I had to use this cute little Teddy Romeo from Lili of the Valley.  He is too precious isn't he?!!!  He comes with the sweet sentiment on my card.  Our sponsor this week is Wild Orchid Crafts!! woo hoo!!!! That is ALWAYS a wonderful prize!! So be sure to join in.

Card Ingredients:

Stamps:  Lili of the Valley - Teddy Romeo
Inks:  Copics
Paper:  Prima
Embellies:  Wild Orchid Craft 15mm Roses, Flatback pearls
Tools: Sm. Retro punch, MS Pine Branch Punch, Nellie Snellen Punch, EK Success Fleur de Lis Edge Punch

If you look real close at the scalloped nestie, you will see that I added the throw away pieces from the border punch that look kinda like fleur de lis.  I also added them in the corners.  No waste for me!! haha

I almost forgot about the challenges I am entering:

Thanks for stopping by to visit me today! Be sure to go and have a look at all the talented DT cards on the blog.

Hugs, Dena


cebelica said...

Such a pretty card! Love that little Romeo bear - you are right, he is precious! <3

Squirrel x said...

Wow hunny, this is so gorgeous, and so beautifully coordinated. Teddy is to die for, such a dreamboat! Stunning colourwork. Hugs, Sxx

jolanda said...

So beautiful!! Love what you did with the fleur the lis.
hugs, jolanda

Marja's Stamp Addiction said...

Hi Dena,

This is really 'Romance'. A lovely card. The colours are beautiful.

luv Marja (the Netherlands)

Anneke said...

Ooh what a cute Romeo bear :) Your card is really amazing!!
Hugs Anneke

Anonymous said...

cute card,lovin the colour combo xx jo xx

Marlies said...

Gorgeous card, romeo is so cute! And a great idea to use the fleur de lis left overs!
hugs, Marlies

Rachael said...

Love the colours Dena what a gorgeous card!
Rach :) xx

Pink lady said...

Beautiful colors and a lovely card!!
Great details with the pieces from the border punch:-)

Have a great Thursday and a good weekend!
hugs Laila.

dolcreations said...

You know have such an eye for colour matching,layouts...and colouring! You make your images come to life!Beautiful!
P.S.We just finished digging out from a snow storm that came all the way from Texas....I am so finished with winter.Mr. Groundhog says an early spring....yahoooo!

Sarah said...

Oh wow, this is stunning! Your card is just adorable! Can I ask how you get your bear to look so "furry" and what colours you used?
Having seen the news, I hope the weather isn't too bad for you.
Sarah xx :0)

Teri said...

I'll just say it again, you are one of the most creative people I've ever "known"!!! This is adorable and what you did with the scallops is pure genius!!!! Just awesome!!

yvon said...

Gorgeous card Dena, love this little bear and the colors you used.
Hugs, YVon

stampinfrog said...

Dena this card is jaw dropping Gorgeous!Fab papers,design and Teddy Romeo is too precious!Your coloring is exquisite!!!
Stay in and stay WARM!!!!!!!

Kristel said...

Wowww this is again a stunning card Dena! Looks awesome!
Hugs Kristel

karen said...

So pretty and cute, fabulous! Karenx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, loving those colours!
Helen x

Céline said...

amazing card, love the papers and colouring
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week


Hi Dena
A gorgeous card love the image,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

lil-paper-pixie said...

Oh Dena this is just too cute for words, how romantic, teddy is so perfectly coloured, I love it.x

Yvonne's cardcorner said...

Hi Dena,
This is so cute!
hugs Yvonne

Rainmac said...

Hi Dena, what a stunning card, I love the image and beautiful colours. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our love challenge, good luck xxx

Astrid said...

Ohhhh how sweet this image, and the card, everything is so pretty.
Hugs Astrid

Louise said...

This is breathtaking Dena! I have actually colored him up for the Fuzzy Wuzzy challenge that goes live tomorrow but my coloring is not even close to yours ;) I love it! I love the Prima dp and your flowers around the image :)

I hope you are feeling ok in the blizzard..I´m thinking about you, dear ♥ Keep safe :)

Grenouille Greetings said...

Gorgeous palette, Dena and I love how you have used the punchings around the nestie. Adorable card! Hugs, Lesley

Julie said...

Wowsa Dena - this is awesome!! Stunning colours and such a fab image!! Big hugs to keep you warm during your cold spell!! Juliexx

Tammi said...

Girl, your always coming up with something outstanding, WOW! Love how you did the scallop with the fleur-de-lis, I was thinking it was a new diecut or something, it looks AMAZING! Love these colors too...a lovely creation Dena! Stay warm. ~hugs

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous Dena, fab bear and colours.

Ros said...

Oh this is so stunning ... beautiful creation ... thanks for playing along at CCCB

Sprytebyrd said...

Oh what a beautiful card! I love the gorgeous color and the detail on the scallop circle is amazing!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Spot

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Simply adorable, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Mandi-Lee said...

This is just beautiful! I love it! Thank you for Sharing the LOVE at Copic Oz! Mandi xxx

Gemma said...

Lovely card the image is darling and I like what you did with the circle. Thank you for joining us at SSC this week, we still need new DT-members, so please check our site if you want to join us! Have a nice weekend, Gemma

Juls said...

this is just beautiful! Hugs Juls

Skraptacular Designs said...

Thank you so much for participating in our "Whateva!" challenge this week at Stamptacular! Your submission is absolutely wonderful and so inspirational!

Also, in case you're interested, we're in the middle of a DT Call and would love for you to apply! You can find detailed information on what is required and how to apply on our Challenge Blog...!

Thanks again for joining us this week at Stamptacular! I hope you'll join us again soon for some more challenge fun!


Linda R. said...

This is just amazing. I just love it!! Your coloring is amazing.. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Perfectly darling!! Thank you for joining us at CCCB!

Sharon Caudle said...

Girl!! I LOVE your work! this is fantastic! Your coloring is awesome!! Fabulous colors and wonderful image! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again!!!
hugs, Sharon

Sylvia said...

lovely card!


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