Saturday, 1 September 2012

DT Card for Ladybug Crafts first challenge - Anything Goes


Good Morning my lovely friends and blogging buddies and hello to all my new followers too.

I hope you are all well and enjoying the weekend so far.

Well, I'm pleased to tell you that today is the start Ladybug Crafts brand new challenge and I am so thrilled to be part of Sam's new Design Team.  Our theme to get you all started is everyone's favourite
Anything Goes
This will be a monthly challenge, so plenty of time to play along and you can enter 3 times too!!

The prize for the first challenge is a £15.00 voucher to spend on anything from the Ladybug Crafts website.- Lucky you!!!

I was sent a gorgeous image from Sam to use on my card together with some wonderful green flowers which  are available to buy in her online shop
So here's my card.



Close up so you  can see the detailed image more clearly


Items used:
Ink stamp - La Blanche Bird Watch coloured with Promarkers and pencils 
Papers - Prima Annalee
Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish
Tonic studio flower punches
Distress Ink - Tattered Rose (for punched flowers)
Memory Box Meridian border
Craftwork cards sentiment


If you take a look on the Ladybug Crafts blog you be able to see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the Design Team. I really do hope that loads of you will be able to take part in our first challenge and I'm looking forward to seeing what you make.

I would like to enter this card into to following fabulous challenges:
Craft Challenge - shaped cards
MAWTT - Flying High ( this one is just about to fly - hope that's ok!)
Southern Girls - Flowers
Polka Doodles - Flowers
Poodles Parlour - things with wings
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes
Allsorts - Anything but Square

Right, that's all from me for now. Thanks so much for taking the time to look at my card and I hope you all have a fabby day.
Hugs



92 comments:

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous Sue, I love all the flowers and swirls, stunning card xx Gaynor x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

What a lovely card Sue great colouring

jacqui x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Sue..fabulous image and colours.xxx

Susan Flynn said...

What a gorgeous card Sue I love the image and those flowers are so lush. Hugs Susan x

Pia S said...

This is lovely! The flowers and swirls are perfect together with this sweet bird image!

Jewelsmae said...

Lovely card, agree those swirls and flowers are gorgeous and the little bird image is so versatile

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I love the bird and the flowers look fab.
Lorraine x

Patricia said...

Good Morning Sue,

I really like your creation, love the colours, the content oh! just the whole thing is stunning.
Love it.

Patricia

Danie May said...

Sue this is stunning, birds and nature are one of my favorite subject matter and your card is so striking combining all your elements and in this gorgeous shade of green.
Danie xx

Wendy L said...

Sue, this is lovely both image and flowers. The layout is great. xxx

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous card Sue, love that bird stamp, looks wonderful!
Kim x

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Sue,
Wow, what a feast for the eyes with your fabulous card today - so love that image, the shape of the card and how you placed those beautiful flowers too :) Have a lovely weekend, Hugs, Teresa xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous creation, love the image its coloured to perfection!

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

Betty said...

This card is a beautiful work of art . The image is lovely and I love the colour scheme the flowers are fab. Thank you for joining us at Poodles Parlour this week and Good Luck in the challenge
Bettyxxx

heidy said...

Oh this is gorgeous Sue!!
XXX Heidy

Mary J said...

Sue, taht is GORGEOUS! Amazing detail as usual!

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
what a really fantastic card. Love everything about it. The colours are so calming and peaceful. The design is amazing.
Thank you for your kind comments on my humble creations.
Have a great crafty day everyone.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

emma mitchell said...

Hi Sue I love this gorgeous card . Such a beautiful image and I love the colour and your fabulous detail.
Hugs Emma xx

Alyce said...

Wow Sue!!! This is just simply amazing! The level of detail is gorgeous and those greens are so lush. The vines and those beautiful big flowers add some really lovely texture too :)

xxcalamityxx said...

Sue your card is absolutely gorgeous love the colours xhugx Nikki

downrightcrafty said...

OMG stunning Sue, love the image gorgeous colouring and a perfect presentation, so beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Wow Sue, this is gorgeous. Sue x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful easel card Sue, I love the bird, the colours all the swirls and the flowers.
Kevin xx

Sasha said...

This is gorgeous, Sue. Your bird looks fabulous nestled amongst your beautiful flowers and foliage x

marion said...

Owww this is so lovely ! Hugs, Marion

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Another gorgeous creation hugs Ginny ♥

Sonia said...

Absolutely gorgeous dear friend:)I love all on it:Beautiful papers,lovely flowers and cute image:)
Happy weekend,
Sonia

Michaela said...

Oh WOW. That an amazing card,Sue. I love it!
Michaela xx

gwen70 said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the image, flowers and the lovely soft colouring

Pat K said...

Fabulous card Sue...love the beautiful image and gorgeous flowers. hugs.xxx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Gorgeous card Sue I love what you have created with this brilliant image, your design is really lovely xx

Annie Anya said...

Sue you are to be congratulated my friend. This is beautiful and a great DT card. Love the painted bird and tree and the flowers look fab on my favourite style of card...Love easel cards. I am going to have to check out this challenge blog.. not enough hours in my day to do a lot but hey another challenge in my book never goes astray...luv n hugs, Annie ♥☺

Desire Fourie said...

Sue this is just beautiful. All the elements woks so perfectly together. Wishing you a fab weekend.
Hugs
Desíre
Doing Life
Digistamps4Joy DT Member
Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

sassy said...

oooooo sue i love this the cool greens the sweetie birdie..love the colour combo...fabulous my friend hugs sassyxxxxxxxxxxxxx

rosie said...

gorgeous. love the image x

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card Sue! Gorgeous image and love the colours - so pretty :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Sue,
What a stunning card. Your colouring is lovely and I adore those large mulberry flowers, they match perfectly.
Hugs Linda x

Laine said...

Stunning card Sue. I love the image and the colour choice and all of the details you have used.
Hugs
Laine
X

Caz said...

Beautiful card Sue, love the image and those gorgeous green flowers.
Hugs
Caz x

Mayflower said...

Stunning card Sue. Love it! Phyllis x

*Vicki* said...

Wowzer!! This is fabulous my dear!! LOVE the flowers, easel design and beautiful die cut swirls/vines!!! :)

lauren bergold said...

what a lovely image, and those flowers are gorgeous, as well, but you've made this ♥GORGEOUS♥ card into so much more than the sum of its beautiful parts! i love that it's an easel design, as well, it really shows off the dimensional aspect and makes it so dynamic! well done and congrats on the new challenge site! ♥

Elaine said...

Sue this is amazing what a beautiful card a fabulous shape and those flowers are gorgeous well done Hugs Elain e

Pat said...

Stunning card Sue, love the flowers on the die cut scrolls and beautiful image.

Pat xx

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card Sue, love the beautiful image and the flowers & scrolls are just perfect.

Donna x

Cat's sCrap said...

Magnificent easel card. Beautiful flowers. Bravo !

Hugs from France.
Cath.

Eret said...

Wow, Sue, your card is absolutely stunning. Love your coloring and all those pretty flowers. Such an amazing easel card. Love it!
Hugs, Eret

brenda said...

OMG Sue, this is totally stunning. I just love the bird image which you coloured beautifully, but it's all the attention to detail of flowers and swirls that make it look as though the bird is sitting in the wild.

Thank you for so much for sharing your gorgeous work with us that Allsorts this week.

B x

Liza said...

Such a pretty card Sue, the image is gorgeous and your floral embellishments are so pretty.

Liza x

Angela said...

Wow Sue, this is lovely! I love the way the flowers embellish your image so beautifully. hugs, Angela

Vicky said...

Beautiful card Sue, that bird is gorgeous!!

hugs Vicky xxx

Wendy Fraser said...

Wow, so beautiful xx

Debs said...

So beautiful Sue - gorgeous elegant image and the flowers are stunning.
Thanks for popping by my blog and your kind words.
Have a fab evening.
Take care
Debs xx

ps Thanks also for playing along at Allsorts - good luck.

Faye said...

Well, I wasn't expecting this, but it is REALLY beautiful. X

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Sue this is a WOW card I totally love that gorgeous image also the wonderful flowers, colour and design a superb card.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Christine Harrop said...

This is beautiful Sue! Those greens and pinks sit so well together.I just love it! Love from Christine x

Shelby said...

Lusciously beautiful card. Love those large green flowers and the smaller ones complement the greens ones perfectly.

Shelby

Louise - PunknScrap said...

Gorgeous card Sue, the image is beautiful and the green colour scheme is lovely.
Also thanks for playing at Southern Girls, but I was dropping by anyway :)

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, this is absolutely gorgeous, a perfect creation sweetie, huggles Pops x x x

coops said...

wow so stunning sue.really gorgeous imahge and i love your colours :D

xx coops xx

julie_woolston said...

Oh wow this is beautiful Sue.

Hugs Julie x

pinky said...

Oh wow Sue, you certainly stepped up to the mark with this gorgeous card!!

Sarah said...

Absolutely beautiful card Sue x

pam said...

hi sue, such a fabulous card..love it ..pam

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Sue, lovely image and beautiful embellishments.
Pauline
x

Roma said...

Stunning card, beautiful image & colours ,love the flowers & flourishes x

Wendy said...

Stunning card Sue, gorgeous image and colours...Have just popped over to Ladybug Crafts to have a look and now a follower.
Hugs Wendy xx

Jules said...

This is amazing Sue.

Gorgeous image and wonderful flourishes and flowers.

Love Jules xx

Tracy said...

Oh goodness Sue! How beautiful is this! Such a wonderful nature feel to this card. You picked the perfect embellies. :-) Congrats on your new DT! Hugs!

Lynsey said...

Beautiful card Sue! Love those flowers!
Hugs Lynsey x

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card, I love the colour combo :o)
Jackie xx

craftynanny said...

Lovely card Sue, and great PM colouring! Thanks for visiting my blog and your comments. Lea xx

Sheryl said...

Hi Sue, this is just stunning. I love the shape and the colours. It is so beautifully put together.
Thanks for joining us at CRAFT challenge this week - really good to see you. Hope we see you again soon.
Hugs Sheryl xx

Cheryl said...

oh Sue,I just love your work,its always so,beautiful,and each card,or project you do is always so beautifully detailed and this is no exception just love the images,you have used,and the whole scene is jut brilliant love it too bits,hugs Cherylxxxxx

Vee Cassidy said...

Dear Sue what a stunning card it is just wonderful. The image and flowers are lovely but your design is just amazing. Vee xx

Heike said...

This card is just lovely with a great image and fab floral details.
Heike xx

Kim. said...

Congratulations on the design team selection.
Beautiful card, great image and beautifully embellished. Thanks for joining us this week at Moving Along With The Times.
Kim xXx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW Sue this is stunning, what a great card. Thanks for sharing with us on our Flying High Challenge on MAWTT this week, Hazelxox

Mau xx said...

This is beautiful Sue, I love the image, thanks for joining the challenge over at MAWTT.
Hope you have had a lovely weekend xxx
Hugs Mau xx

Clare said...

Hi there Sue. Wow what a beautiful card and that bird image is gorgeous. Thank you for joining the girls this week over at Polka Doodles. Good luck with the challenge and hope to see you again next week. Hugs Clare xxx

angelic crafter said...

What a lovely card sue- I'm a big fan of easel cards, and this is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls. XOX Tania

Ashley Lydia said...

I seriously love this card. Every element is just PERFECT from the colors to the layout ! Thanks for joining in on the fun over at polkadoodle.
Ashley

Sue said...

Beautiful bird image and colored beautifully. Love those green flowers too on your easel card.
So nice.

Hugs
Sue

Gemma said...

Oh its absolutely beautiful hun & such a gorgeous image too...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Ellen said...

Gorgeous easel card! Love the bird image and green flowers! Beautiful design! Thanks for stopping by my blog! it gave me the chance to discover yours! :)

The-crafty-corner said...

A delightful card-i love your colour combination-and such pretty flowers :) x

Jingle said...

This is beautiful! I love the way you accented around the bird! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Sarah said...

Oops, back again to say thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week for our Anything But Square challenge x

Karen said...

Sue, this is absolutely gorgeous! The image is beautiful and you've colored it so perfectly. Surrounding it with earthy colors is just lovely. The trims and plethora of flowers create such a wonderful home for this sweet little birdie. :o) Wonderful work as always, Sue! This birthday card will be treasured!

Hugs and blessings!

Joy said...

Stunning, love the sheer elegance to this card, love the green so fresh... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Kitty said...

Stunning, love how beautifully you have coloured the image!

Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles and hope to see you again soon :)

Kitty xx

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Hi Sue, fab creation hun. Love the green flowers! they are perfect with your bird.

Thanks for playing along in our "It's all about the Flora" Challenge.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Southern Girls DT

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