Monday, April 1, 2013

Guest Designer For LLC

Well good morning! I sure hope that everyone had a great Easter weekend!  We were so lucky that my son got to come in from college and celebrate with us.  First, on Saturday we went to Tom's side of the family and had a great outdoor barbeque and then we spent the night at my parents and had Sunday dinner with them.  It was a nice time with family.  It is always so good when all four of us are together!!!

I have been asked by the awesome girls at Live & Love Crafts if I would be a Guest Designer for their April Challenge.  I am so honored that they asked me!  Have you seen her store???? OMG! If you are in love with all the fun shabby vintage embellishments, then she has the store to go to.

I decided to use one of the adorable new images coming out with Lili of the Valley on April 6th!

You can find the gorgeous Maja Designs Summer Basics at the Live and Love Crafts Store along with the Twinklets and distress inks and other things on this card.  Oh, and she is having a sale until midnight tonight, so hurry and order!!!

The challenge is a bingo card challenge.  I happened to use the top and middle/down row haha!  Great challenge! 

Don't forget April 6th is the new release at Lili of the Valley!!!!!

Thank you so much LLC for having me as a Guest Designer, I really enjoyed the challenge!!

Hugs, Dena


Tanya said...

Gorgeous card Dena and congrats on the GD post, you deserve it :)

Tags xx

Therese said...

Oh wow, it`s beautiful! Lovely papers and colours. I love the little eiffel tower...:)

Sue - bearhouse said...

Congrats on your GDT spot Dena.
Your card is stunning. I love the sweet image, amazing colouring and totally gorgeous detailing.
hugs Sue xx

karen said...

Amazing card Dena, really pretty!!!! you lucky girl designing for LLC all that yummy stash!!! hugs, Karenxx

Pat said...

Hello sunshine!! Congratulations on your GDT "gig"! You will totally rock their challenge blog...your work is so stunning!I love this gorgeous! Love all the fun elements!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Dena. I love the image and all the pretty embellies.
Congratulations on your GDT spot.
Lorraine x

Elise said...

OoOOH a mahoosive CONGRATULATIONS to you dear Dena!! Woot woot! hehe! :) What a FAB store to design for, I agree, she DOES have absolutely gorgeous things in there .. sigh!!! You fit right in PERFECTLY with the rest of the AMAZING girls .. cause YOU are AMAZING too!

Gosh, this leaves me speechless! Look at this shabby vintage (and I'm saying it with a French accent .. hehe!) card! I can't tell you how much I just LOVE this! Your AMAZING colouring, the perfect girly colors you chose for everything, the tower, the flowers .. sheeesh! This is INCREDIBLE!! Did I already say that I loved this?! lol!

ps .. glad to hear that you had a beautiful time with your family! Hope Wade comes home again soon. :) And Bodhi is still home today!!! Luckily I was speaking to another Mom and she told me they don't go back to school till Tuesday!!! eeek! I would have been there today first thing in the morning! LOL!

Congratulations again my dear!!!

Much Love,

Carol S. said...

Hi Dena, This card is stunning. Congrats on your news. Well deserved. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Gery said...

Wow, what a great, lovely and beautiful card you made!!!
I simply love it.
Groetjes Gery

Elaine said...

Hi Dena,

I think I screamed when I read your post!! I'm so excited for you, I think Live and Love crafts would be your perfect team...I know how much you love those vintage papers and embellies :)
A stunning card as always, perfectly coloured and perfectly embellished ♥

And then...I read that you are also doing a GDT month for Wee...I LOVE those images sooo much!
Big thanks to you Dena..all your good news has made my day!

Happy Easter too...I almost forgot with all the excitement!

Love Elaine xxx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is gorgeous Dena love that new image and the layout of your card
jacqui x

Teri said...

Swoon!!!!! She is beautiful!!! The entire card is fabulous, of course!!! Your work never fails to delight and awe me!!! You are a true artist!!!
Off to check out that store!!!!

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Congrats too

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautiful Dena. Lovely lace. Gorgeous blooms and I love your little tower with this cutie. Hugs, Lesley

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Dena.

Hugs Riet.xx

Jenny said...

Utterly gorgeous Dena!. Congrats on your GDT post lovely. Jen xxx

Christina C. said...

Goodness gracious, girl, they are LUCKY to have you designing for them!
This is once again a work of art!
She is colored and showcased to perfection...the addition of the Eiffel Tower is perfect and the beautiful lace and flowers is very fitting.
I'm catching up again as my Internet was down for the past three days! Ugghhhh!!!!!
So happy you had a wonderful Easter with your lovely family!

Jenny said...

So so pretty Dena and i love that Eiffel tower touch. x

Debbie said...

Gorgeous as always Dena!!!Love the soft touch you gave it. And I know the feeling of having your son home. Mine will be taking a class in Germany over the summer..Worrying already


Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Stunning card Dena. Love the little Eiffel Tower die and the papers are beautiful as is that sumptuous lace! Hugs, Wends xxx

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Dena,
Hope you've been well. I've had a very busy week, hence my late visit. Thank you so very much for joining us @LLC this month. This card is like a shabby chic dream! You couldn't have picked a more perfect stamp, I'm seriously tempted to buy this one now; I love her hair and her Victorian dress. So gorgeous also with the Eiffel Tower and that lace...stunning!

Thanks n' Hugz,

butterfly said...

Congrats on the GD spot, and what a delicious card you created for it - such an adorable image!
Alison x


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