Another week has flown by and it's already time for my wonderful DT and our Surprise Sweetie to tantalize you with Cupcake Inspirations Challenge #338~Turquoise, Midnight and Gold. Check these out: cupcake ornaments! Incredibly pretty! Yeah, these would last on my tree for about a nano-second...scrumptious outside is sure to be scrumptious inside!
Our sponsor for this challenge is All Dressed Up Stamps. For those of you - like me - who are new to All Dressed Up Stamps, it's a newly launched blog with an enthusiastic team who are passionate about stamping. The coordinators, Anne Lise and Bettina, along with an amazing design team, are the *The Dressy Girls*. They are an incredibly active group, with a Facebook page, regular blog posts, tutorials, challenges, freebies, and stamps that can be purchased from the Etsy shop which is updated on a monthly basis.
We were provided with the most charming images to work with and my choice was Happy Christmas, Little Star, a gem of a wee fairy created by Wendy Burns, who lives in Nottingham UK with her husband and two children. Her signature touch is to create artwork that retains a hand-drawn/sewn feeling - and I think you'll agree: she's done that to perfection!
Here's my sweet little fairy, coloured with my Chameleon markers, surrounded by gold stenciled stars and a gold foil die-cut. She's so adorable that I *had*
One of these is heading to Ms. T, my darling ballet-dancing niece...Hope she likes it as much as I enjoyed making it!
Turquoise, Midnight and Gold: where will these colours take you? Looking forward to seeing your creativity in the Cupcake Inspirations gallery! And the bonus: the winner will receive 2 digis of their choice from our generous sponsor.
I'm also joining:
All Dressed Up Challenge #45~Anything Goes
AAA Cards~Anything Goes #53
Cute Card Thursday~Fairies and Angels
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Oh my goodness this card is SO very sweet Carol!! :) I adore your added stars and I love your design!! Yay you got it figured out?!! And your coloring looks amazing too!! Well done my friend! HUGS
This is sooooo adorable!!! And what a perfect thing to make for a ballet teacher, too!
Oh Carol, these are absolutely cute and so perfect for your niece!
This image is sooooo sweet! Your coloring has definitely made her the Prima Ballerina of blog land! Love the stamped star background! Every little girl's dream put to paper so beautifully!
She's rather lovely isn't she! Gorgeous use of colour with the small pops of gold. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.
Adorable cards, love the soft coloring and the stars!
Oh, how darling, Carol! Whenever you color with your Chameleon markers, I just swoon...this little fairy is so sweet, and I'm sure little Ms. T is going to love her to pieces!
Oh wow, I just love this little girl. She is dressed up and colored like a dream.
Super Cute! Love the colors and the stars look wonderful on your card. Thanks for sharing with us at All Dressed Up challenges.
she is such a cutie Carol. Your colouring is superb, you really have mastered those pens!
I can't help but fall in LOve with your darling twinkle toed Fairy ballerina! OH my gosh, if I weren't so exhausted I'd run by that blog, too ... off to bed for me!
Such a lovely CAS card Carol!
Thanks so much for joining us at All Dressed Up!
*All Dressed Up DT*
Beautiful CAS card love how you've coloured her dress and all the stars
All Dressed Up DT
Sweet card. Love it.
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How sweet are your 2 cards! She is colored wonderfully and someone is going to LOVE receiving her :)
I'll hazard a guess and say that little Ms T is going to be super thrilled with this ... so watch out for a little pirouette of joy from your prima donna! What an awesome colour combo... so Nutcracker Suite!
ps. looking fwd to seeing your new acquisition in action! :)
So adorable!!! Love her with the stars!
Carol, this is just too darn cute! I love your little sweetie.
I'm sure Ms. T will be thrilled with her adorable fairy ballet dancer! Your coloring is perfect!
Love the way the stamps go across the image - and thanks for the heads up on this new digi shop - some great images, I really like the style! Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards - Jenny :)
So completely sweet, Carol ... and so wonderfully coloured ... she's magical! Hugs, Anita :)
Oh these are so precious!! What beautiful coloring and such sweet designs!! I can imagine Miss T will be thrilled to receive these! Beautiful work my friend! (Hugs)
Oh my...I just LOVE your coloring! So soft and sweet! Beautiful card Carol!
What a darling image, Carol, and beautifully colored. Ms T is sure to love it.
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