Sunday, 3 June 2012

Cherry on Top - Side Stepper card

Good Morning Everyone

I hope you are all well and enjoying the week-end.  We had lovely weather here in West Sussex yesterday up until the evening but today isn't so good, never mind.

Anyway, onto my card. I wanted to make a red white and blue card but then discovered I only had a lighter shade of blue so I decided to add some pink too.
I have had this LOTV stamp for a while but this is the first time I have used it with the Birthday Recipe stamp as I had found it hard to fit onto the same card. Thats why its a side stepper card, I had to make sure I got the measurement of the card exactly right for the punch to line up all around the edge.  I have had the cherry ribbon for years, it was one of my charity shop finds, I think it works well with the image.

Here's my card, I still need to work on my photography I think.

 

I have tried to take a close so you can read the recipe but it's not too clear I'm afraid.


Items used:

image > LOTV Cherry on top coloured with promarkers
blue card > Papermania
Border punch > Martha Stewart
Ribbon and gems from stash


I am entering this card into the following challenges 
My Mum's Craft Shop - red, white and blue
Totally Papercrafts - more than one fold
Shelley's ImagesTTT Challenge- pick two ( punched border and colour blue)
Creative Challenges - red, white and blue
Delightful Challenges - red, white and blue
Bunny Zoe's MC - anything goes
Moving along with the times - red, white and blue
The Ribbon Girl Blog - use ribbon or lace
The Cutie Pie Challenge - punches/die cuts

Thanks for stopping and looking at my card today, I really appreciate it.
Hope you all have a good day.

Bye for now
Hugs




61 comments:

Wendy L said...

It is gorgeous and that shade of blue looks good. xxx

Lorna's crafty creations said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the design,..fab image and colours

have a great weekend
Lorna xx

Sue said...

Morning Sue, oh my this is just so so pretty, gorgeous colours, image and a fab design...I love it:)

Pouring with rain here on the east coast too :(

Sue
xx

Sarah said...

Hi Sue, ohh what a beautiful card! Love the stepped shape and the image is just perfect. I must admit I've got the friendship and birthday recipes from LoTV and haven't used them much as I can't seem to fit them on a card!!

Hope you are having a great weekend.

Sarah

NGCARDS said...

Gorgeous card hun! xxx

Heike said...

What a brilliant card! It is so gorgeous and just too cute. I absolutely love the stamped image you used.
Heike xx

carrie-lee said...

A lovely design, great for that stamp xxx

crafty-stamper said...

absolutely love your card and gorgeous images
carol x

Linda said...

Stunning Sue, I love the stepper card and the colours you have chosen are gorgeous. Loving this stamp too so adorable.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Caroline said...

Afternoon Sue beautiful card love the colours you have used together and the image is adorable. Hope you have a great day. Caroline xxx

Ruth said...

Gorgeous card, Sue. And lovely to see you in blogland! Ruth x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really beautiful, I love the adorable image, the fold and the lay out and the punched edges look fab
Lindsay xx

DesignerDiva said...

What a cute little card! I love it Sue
Thanks for playing along this week at MAWTT for our 'Cool Britannia' challenge and good luck in the draw
Laurie x

Rosietoes said...

Adorable! Love the card shape and the image is fab. Great colouring too.

Edna x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I like the design the image and the recipe.
Kevin xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card, love the shape & the ribbon is great!

Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges & MAWTT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

rachel said...

A stunning card Sue - all of the details are just gorgeous - I especially love that heart - just lovely! Thanks so much for getting over to my site and leaving your comments - I really do appreciate it! Fingers crossed for a better day tomorrow eh? Oh and I don't recommend Top Cat! LOL!!!!

Vicky said...

This is fantastic Sue...and I so love the layout too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Angela said...

Oh how cute this is Sue! Lovely image and fun card design. Love the cherries design! hugs, Angela

Allthingsinky said...

Evening Sue Beautiful Card love the Design and the colours, Just come across your blog, Beautiful cards I am going to add myself as a follower, Have a good day, Bernice..

DI said...

Great card.

Little K Smith said...

Oh wow! A fabulous card Sue! I love the cute LOTV image and such a great design too :)
Kelly.x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous Card Sue!

Kathryn said...

Aw this is lovely x

Elaine said...

Fabulous card Sue great work Hugs Elaine

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW what a wonderful sidestep card! All the goodies on this creation are making me hungry! Great job! Thanks so much for joining our "PICK 2" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images DT
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

OMG What a fantastic card. I am amazed at how much is going on in this card without it being too much to take in.
The card is gorgeous. I love every single bit of the card. I think I want some crafting lessons off you please :D

Thank you for taking time to pop over to my blog and leave me such lovely comments. I appreciate them all :D One day I will be as amazing as you (fingers crossed).

Love Lisa xxxxx

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous piece, thank you so much for joining us this week for our Anything Goes Challenge a the Secret Crafter
Hugs Kate xx

Gemma said...

stunning card hun, gorgeous image & beautiful detail...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

mixamatoasties said...

Super card. I was almost going to try one of them this week but chickened out!

Thanks for joining in at Creative Craft Challenges' this week.

Susan x

DanniizDesignz said...

Super coordinated card. Loving the shape and style

Gaynor said...

Lovely card, love the LO and that sweet image, thanks for joining our challenge at My Mum's craft shop, Gaynor DT xx

Wendy Fraser said...

Wow Sue, this is STUNNING!! Love the cute image and sweet recipe, not to mention the punched edges. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie xx

Carol said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the colour combo. Carol x

coops said...

so stunning sue.the image is really sweet and i love your gorgeous colours and design :D

xx coops xx

stacky said...

your card is absolutely lovely Sue and how clever of you to get the measurements so exact to fit the punch around xx
Thank you for such a lovely confidence boosting comment for my little tutorial x

Linda said...

Beautiful Sue and such a wonderful recipe. I am so happy that you joined us on Totally Papercrafts this week I hope you will join us often. Linda

Ribbon Girl said...

Lovely card Sue - pretty colours - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl card challenge to add ribbon or lace, Mary G x

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I can just make out the recipe :o)
I am sorry to say that I forgot to allow for the extended BH when posting your card so it may be late in arriving!
Jackie xx

applejack cards by sue said...

Hiya Sue, this is gorgeous, a really beautiful side stepper card. I am studying it as I have a Martha Stewart punch and would like to be able to use it in this way.

Stressed Stamper said...

Stunning - love the image and attention to detail
Thanks for joining in at Totally Papercrafts this week - Good Luck
Sarah

Neet said...

That is lovely - and it is fun - and topical too.
If you want a scan of how to do the pyramid on my blog email me (button on the right on my blog)
Hugs, Neet xx

donemark crafts said...

Wow love this card like the shape,image and colour.
Kaz.xx

Dawn said...

Such a lovely card! I zoomed in to get a closer look at your recipe! Sweet!
Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Ribbon Challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xxx

Cat's sCrap said...

Hi Suc !

What an adorable card ! Wonderful ribbon. Nice picture. Original concept. Bravo ! It's very successful !

Hugs from France;)
Catherine.

Hazel said...

Hi Sue

This is brilliant - I love it. I must dig out one of these cards and have a go and I only hope it looks as good as yours!

Thanks so much for your kind comments - I really do appreciate it - alot!

Have a great week.

Toodles

Hazel xx

Jane said...

Gorgeous, love this LOTV stamp and you have done a fabulous card. Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Craft Challenges & good luck. Jane (GDT) x

craftybirdlisa said...

Hi Sue Wow gorgeous card, so pretty. Lovng it. Hugs Lisa x

Pop's Cards said...

morning sweetie, I love the colour you have used on this fabulous creation, big hugs love Pops x x x

Dotty Jo said...

What a beautiful card Sue - love the colour combo! Jo x

NancyD said...

Lovely project! Cute little mousers. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges this month. NancyD

justforyoupapercrafts said...

Oh wow this is just an awesome card love the layout xx
Sacha xx

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow super little red white blue and pink card ... love that little image ... and what a lot of lovely comments you have ... well done ... just doing a bit of blog hopping ... have become a follower of your blog tooooo ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

thecraftycavalier said...

Gorgeous shaped card and I am such a sucker for these mice images! Thank you for sharing this with us over at Lili's Little Fairies, hugs, Jayne xx

Judith said...

Such a cute card - love the cute image thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week and good luck hugs Judith x

Lisa T said...

Oh, this is so cute! Great job. Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Papercrafts!

Diane said...

Just love LOTV images Sue !! Your card is sooo sweet !! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at The Crafty Pad !!

Good luck,

hugs Diane xx

Curlybear said...

Thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge with this amazing creation

Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

kbrandy4 said...

Beautiful card!! Thank you so much for sharing with the Cutie Pies this time and good luck!! Hugs Hazel xx Hope you had a great birthday Sue!!

PS. I have candy on my blog if you're interested!!
http://hazelshandmadecrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2002/04/my-better-late-than-never-candy.html

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Dear Sue,
what a gorgeous little card. I adore the colours and the layout.
Hugs Linda x

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Oh this look like a really fin card and I love the bright colors. Thank you for playing with us at The Crafty Pad :)

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