Saturday 9 March 2013

Pretty In Purple

I bought some pre coloured Lili of the Valley toppers ages ago from their ebay shop - I can't actually find the toppers to link to them so I'm presuming that they are now discontinued.  Anyway, I bought them and then they have largely sat untouched and as I had a tidy up just after New Year (to make room for Samuel's trophy cabinet - he now has 14 trophies in 12 months!) I found them again.

So, wanting to make a quick card I used one:

Papers are Dovecraft Back to Basics, the flowers are from my stash (they actually were part of a garland I bought a few years ago from a charity shop as the flowers came apart easily and were pretty!)  Ribbon is from my stash - the wider one underneath is actually from Lidl!

I've hand written the tag and attached it with some embroidery thread.  You can just about see the vellum circle underneath the image - the edges have been dotted with liquid pearls.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

I Heart Sketches:  Sketch followed
Crafts 4 Eternity:  Marvelous Mums
Stampin With The Dragon:  Anything Goes
Dutch Dare:  Girls Rule
Sincerely Yours:  Mothers Day

Image:  Lili of the Valley pre coloured topper
Papers:  Dovecraft Back to Basics
Flowers:  Charity Shop
Dies:  Sizzix tag
Everything else:  My stash 


  1. Beautiful card Ruth, love the colours! Hugs, Tracy x

  2. So pretty, love all the purple!! Lee-Ann :)

  3. So very sweet in purple and I love the buttoned flowers! Thank you for joining us at Delightful Inspiration {from the heart}!

  4. Beautiful, Ruth! Love the pretty purple, the sweet image, your design & embellies! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  5. Lovely card, those flowers set off your beautiful coloring.

  6. Very pretty, love the lilacs, thanks for entering at Sincerely Yours Creations, Suze :D

  7. This is so pretty, love the colour. Thanks for joinibng the Sincerely Yours challenge, Judith xx

  8. Fabulous card! Thanks for sharing at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x


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