Friday, October 28, 2011

Fairytale Wood

So how are we feeling today? :-D
I'm feeling much happier :-). These are my colors,(unlike yesterday's card) coupled with a happy image and little buttony brad thingamajigs. What could make a better combination?
And once again, no pressure, this was a "for fun card" that I made cos I went on a bit of a shopping spree at A Day For Daisies last week. Ok, 4 images can hardly be classified as a spree but for some days and economies it is.

Papers:  K&Co
Pink Ribbon: from stash
Flower: cannibalized silk flower
Flourish: Sizzex
Punch: Martha Stewart
Brads: Basic Grey
Colors: Prismacolors and paper piecing

Charisma Cardz - - Anything Goes
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Digital Tuesday - include a digital element - Buttons & Twine
365 Cards - a daily challenge - Embellished Bow
Critter Sketch - Pattern Paper
Make it Monday - always Anything Goes

Thanks for coming by!


Dotty Jo said...

Nobody works these images like you do Dorcas. I love your sweet colour combo, lovely colouring and subtle hint of paper piecing - glorious! Jo x

lalkygirl said...

stunning card dorcas,the image is coloured to perfection and the colours and papers you chose are so pretty

thanks for joining us at digi doodle shops best and good luck
tracey x
i have candy on my blog if you would like to enter

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

I can always tell when you are happy with your creation! It shows. You just need to step away from the purple! Don't hate me when I say this, but that is my issue with yellow. There I said it... I have a hard time making it work whenever I try. This is great! Very whimsical and very you! Awesome coloring! Love that the image is truly the focus here!

Nannieflash said...

Oh Dorcas that is stunning I love that image is very Clarise Cliff lookings its very sweet those flowers are so cute and your colouring is just stunning. hugs Shirleyxxx

Tracy said...

It's so hard to resist shopping in Tammy's store. :-) This is VERY Dorcas. Bright yellows, oranges, and greens. Hmmm--no purple??? LOL Definitely a for fun card for you--and for us. :-) Hugs!

Jacee said...

Stunning Dorcas!
Hugs Jacee

Debbie said...

Oh Dorcas this card is so sweet. A few months ago I purchased two of these sweet images.
Your little swirl is lovely, as is your super colouring. Debbiexx

Linda Carson said...

I just love your creative style! Such a delightful card!

Chrissy said...

Very sweet card the soft pretty colours and very cute image.

Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’


Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

xxxtglxxx said...

Really pretty card and such a cute image! :)

Thanks so much for playing along at Charisma Cardz this week,



Barb said...

What a bright, beautiful and fun card! This would cheer up the gloomiest of days! It is wonderful!

June Nelson said...

Wowser!! I wouldnt have known where to start colouring an olde worlde image but you have done it to perfection and the zingy colour combo is delicious, love it xxx

dj1952 said...

Hi Dorcas. This is definitely more a "you" card. The colors are right up your alley. I noticed the paper piecing straight away, and it is beautiful. As Stacey, it seems that you need to step away from the purple, if it makes you so unhappy. Have a great weekend. Hugs, dj

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

What a totally gorgeous card. The colour combos are gorgeous and I love your paper piecing.
Caroline xxx

Tine said...

Hi Dorcas. When I spotted your card my first thought were they were so 'your colours' & hey presto, that is what you said about it yourself! Lovely 'happy' card.
Tine :)

Diane J said...

Beautiful pretty card and lovely colour scheme. I love this ADFD stamp too, its so cute.
Diane x

shell said...

Beautiful card hun, thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.
Shell xx

Jacq said...

Hi Dorcas,
Oh this is Absoloutely Gorgeous!!! Beautiful image, love the dps, the colour scheme is so brighy and cheery. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured to perfection. Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Faye said...

This is soooo pretty Dorcas. These sherbet colours look fabby together. xxx

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Such a delightful card! It makes me happy to look at it! Beautifully done with all of the special "touches"! Thank you for playing in the Critter Sketch Challenge.

jules said...

Another gorgeous card!

Anonymous said...

Such a sweet and lovely card. So pretty.. love the white bloom over the ribbon :)

Crystal said...

Love the pretty colours & the paper piecing! Thanks for playing along with us at Critter Sketch this week :)

Perfect Crafts said...

Hi Tanya,
Wow, gorgeous project.
Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch, good luck.
Justyna x

Scrappy Scatty said...

What a lovely card
thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week Love Jan

Annemaritta said...

I don't know how you make ADFD images work but they are beautiful after you have touched them.

Thank you for joining us this week at DDSB "Anything Goes" Challenge. :)

Dorcas, sorry I've been so quiet... Love you, girl friend!

Grenouille Greetings said...

I don't come by often enough, Dorcas! I am very much enjoying catching up! Love your paper piecing of this fabulous image. I have probably 20 D4D images and NONE of them have ever been used. WHAT have I been thinking! Hugs, Lesley

Anonymous said...

Your colouring is just glorious and such a stunning card.Totally gorgeous.Thanks for joining us at DDSC.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Starla B. said...

This is so pretty! Fabulous coloring, and I love your bright color choices. Thanks for playing along with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

xx Star

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