Monday, April 16, 2012

Croquet anyone???

Who doesn't like a game of Croquet...Especially when trying to keep your head.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

The Altered Alice: Splendidly Dressed
Where you show off your Sunday Best with ribbon, ruffles, lace and frills.  And of course Alice is a nice touch :)

The ABC Challenge: N for Neutral
Where anything neutral goes.

Dream Valley Challenges: Challenge 30 Earth Tones
Where anything earth tones goes.


Stamptacular Sunday Challenge: Challenge 159 Freebie Week
Where anything goes.

Graphic 45 Hallowe'en in Wonderland paper pack
Stampin' Up Whisper White, Crumb Cake and Creamy Caramel cardstock
Stampin' Up Very Vanilla seam binding and Victoria crochet trim
Stampin' Up Always Artichoke and Bravo Burgundy ink pads
Stampin Up Grunge Rock and Exotic Birds stamp sets
Stampin' Up basic pearls, watercolor wonder crayons and antique brads
Stamp-n Stuff Midnight Black embossing powder 
Offray stylish accents flower fleur
Pop dots, adhesive and Versa mark pad

I distressed all of the papers with ink and Stampin' Up's distressing tool, then layered.  I embossed the images and colored the flamingo with a blender pen and watercolor crayon.  Adding bling everywhere from the crown to the brad and blinged out flowers.  Finally adding the crochet trim in the corner and ruffling the seam binding.


  1. Oh how I LOVE that flamingo!! The way you have placed him really draws the eye around the page! This is fantastic because I wouldn't want to miss any of the lovely details on this project. Love the distressed edges of the background papers, the stamping and all the lovely lace and frills...Fabulous entry!
    Thanks for playing with us at The Altered Alice!


  2. Hello :) I'm in the middle of bloghopping & saw your blog. Your work is great. I especially love this card.

    Maya xx

  3. I really like your creativity look!

  4. Oh I love that. So vintage. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley challenges. Hugs.

  5. such a pretty design :0)..thanks for playing along at Dream Valley..hugs Debs x

  6. Thanks for playing along with The Altered Alice! Very cool, love the flamingo and crown. That G45 sheet with the Alice advertisements is the perfect backdrop. Love all the bling too!

  7. Adorable card. Thank you for joining us for this weeks challenge at The ABC.
    Hugs Bonnie