Monday, June 20, 2011

MINI Friends go Shabby Chic at Wild Orchid Challenge


A marvelous Monday to everyone!! I hope you have had a very nice weekend and are all in line for a GREAT week ahead!

Today is a new Wild Orchid Challenge which will run for 2 weeks. This time we have a Shabby Chic Friendship theme and as always you can be assured that there will be a fabulous prize offered by the marvelous Wild Orchid Crafts Shop. So come on over and join in with us!!!

For my DT Sample Card I used Bazzill for the base and all double matting; the DP is from the Tilda Flowergarden Paper Pad, and all background panels are machine stitched. Now where to begin???? lol...I started with the darling little MINI Twins from Magnolia-licious, stamped them on Cryogen White and colored them with Copics, adding a touch of Stickles. Around the image I used some Stempelglede swirls stamped with chalk. I then made a chipboard frame for them which I covered first in a molding medium and squished the pearly heirloom buttons around the frame. I then gathered some MF Crepe Paper on the machine and encircled the frame with that. For the vertical I used a wide pink silk ribbon tied into a double flat bow, adding a little string of pearls as I tied the bow which dangles a silver locket (the rose is actually much pinker than the photo). I then added some bits and pieces from a WOC Pearl Swirl in the lower left corner. The bottom floral treatment is all from Wild Orchid Crafts: a 35mm Trellis Rose, 20mm Open Roses, and Hip Rosebuds, some of them touched with a bit of white acrylic paint. To complete the front I rolled down the corner and held it with another button...you can see that I also used a WOC Paper Doily as the base for a tiny bouquet of 4mm Closed Rosebuds tied with pink and green wee tiny silk ribbons. Whew!!! If I have forgotten anything please jot me a note!!!



The first panel on the inside is a shabby collage of several things I have found all over the place--tag, glittered heart with pearl swirl, silver key, keyhole, buttons, and I have also stamped a Friendship sentiment by Stempleglede. In the corner I used one of the lovely WOC Decorative Metal Corners, sprayed with white acrylic. The second panel is just a cutout rose with bow added of the tiny pink and green silk and another button.

I hope you like my little creation, will let me know what you think, and will join in with us this fortnight so that we can see your wonderful Shabby Chic Friendship cards!! We would love for you to drop over to the Wild Orchid Challenge to check out the magnificent cards made by the WOC DT!!

Thank you so much for dropping by and I hope you will want to come by often!!! Remember that there is a SUNDAY SENSATIONS from Magnolia-licious and another SWEET STUFF available which you will find by either scrolling or clicking on them on my right sidebar. I hope to see you again real soon...until then, have a delightful week!! Big hugs!!

68 comments:

Ankie vd Polder said...

Whow, this is gorgeous. Wonderful job you did Jacque! Hugs, Ankie

Irene (Ivy Swan Cards) said...

Wow, this card is incredible! Gorgeous details and design!

CraftinGranny said...

Another stunning and beautifully detailed master piece Jacque. Awesome and amazaing creation. "Hugs" Carol

Cheryl said...

Hi Jacque, what a beautiful card so many lovely details. Hugs Cheryl

cabio's craft corner said...

Jacque, this wow project is so breath taking. I don't even know where to start, everything is amazing here :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

sunnysideup/doreensng said...

what a lovely card!So sweet!Love all the details...Hugs
Doreen

Welkom bij Happy Stamper said...

woooow what a great card, realy love it

greetings

angelique

Sabina said...

Thank you for showing, the rose paper is great!
Sabina

Margo said...

Such a darling card !!!!
Enjoy your day !!!
Hugs
Margo

Marcelle Araujo said...

I didnt like your card...
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I LOVED IT!!!!!!!

The tiny little flowers on the corner is the sweetest thing!
Hugs
Marcelle

Marie said...

really lovely card. All details are wonderful!
Love n hugs
marie

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous!!

Maryann said...

You´ve just made another stunner here Jacque, it is soooo gorgeous, and I really really love it. The awesome paper you´ve used and all the wonderful flowers and beads. And that little medaillon is just stunning too. All is sooo awesome and just perfect as always.

Maris said...

wowww what a stunning card again, love the soft colors xx

Chrissy said...

Oh! Jacque, this is just beautiful. Everytime I pop over you have used another paper that I desperately need..lol..now it's Tilda Flowergarden, off to google it.I love all the details, just gorgeous,
Luv CHRISSYxx

Queenie Jeannie said...

WOW!!! I'm loving all the pearl trims on this one!! You've given me some great ideas on how to use some goodies in my own stash!

Riet said...

So beautiful card Jacque,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sarah said...

Wow Jacque, such a stunning card, beautiful details, I want those papers! x

ma-mi said...

What a lovely card ... I'm starting loving pinky cards!!!

Whisper said...

Wow this is amazing and what a beautiful piece of work, Luv Sam x

Bernie said...

Lovely! Love the colors and especially the tiny little flowers peeking over the corner.
Blessings Bernie

Kitika said...

How lovely! Love the adorable imgage and the sweet nicety . Your colouring is absolutely breathtaking.
Gorgeous work! Thanks for the inspiration!

angelique (anlou) said...

hiya sweetie
this card is totaly me
the colors, the images, the ribbon with the pearls, the flowers and so on
this is STUNNING sweetie
hugs angelique

petra,s cards said...

whow verry stunning and elegalove the little pearls!!!!
xx petra

tanja said...

Hi Jacque, what a beautiful card love it
xxx tanja

Anne said...

I just adore this, so wonderful with the bow, pearls and the pinkr ribbon thingie around the image, so cute. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Inkypinkydelights said...

WOWeeeeee - I love this! Judy x

theCook said...

I love all those pearls! The swirl, the pearl string, the buttons... Just love how you made the corner with the rosebud bouquet!
In case you don't know, I'm a big big pearl addict, so thanks for telling about the discounted price at WOC, I got plenty of them...

Laila said...

WOW !! What a lovely card dear :o) It's so beautiful.
Hugs Laila

http://blog.lolapigen.dk

Mona E said...

Holy smokes! Incredibly beautiful card, hun. Really love that big bow and the pearls. Fabulous details around the image. Have a nice day. Hugs...Mona

Knerten said...

Oh Jacque, this is absolutely stunning ! Love the DP, the colours, the huge bow with a beautiful silver locket, and the tiny flower arrangement at the top right corner. Sweet images too, beautifully coloured, and the frame - wow ! Impressing work.
Have a fine week, Jacque.
Hugs

Suzi said...

So beautiful Jacque, I love all those beautiful pearls and the wonderful detail you add to your cards.
Hugs
Suzi x

tammejean said...

BEAUTIFUL CARD!

yvon said...

Hello Jacque, what a gorgeous card. So beautiful.
Hugs, Yvon

Kim. said...

Wow this really is stunning, love everything about it. The gathered crepe gives a lovely effect.
Kim xXx

Tanya said...

Wow, this is amazing! And look at all those pearls, beautiful!

Beth said...

Awesome card, Jacque! Love the two little darlings, and all the gorgeous accents you've added. BEAUTIFUL!

kathr said...

One word: BEAUTIFUL.....
Hugs Kath....

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is GORGEOUS!! I love the charms and all those flowers are great. TFS.

Debby said...

Jacque you card is beautiful and precious! Cute little darling image, and i love the rose buds. Hugs sweetie...

Marie-Anne said...

What a gorgeous card!

Marie-Anne

Crea Astrid said...

Wowww, what lovely. Nice details.

Hugs Astrid.

Molecraft said...

Wow, another stunner, gorgeous colours and love all the embellies!
Helen x

Dawnll said...

This is so adorable with these little ones..love the charm
blessings to you, Dawn ll

Frea said...

Wow wow wow, love this super chic card!! Hugs, Frea

julieprice3 said...

Very sweet card Jacque. I just love the soft pink roses!
Hugs Julie P

Jane H said...

I really can't say any more than already been said. Just an amazing card.

Linda said...

Absolutely gorgeous once again!!!!!!!!!!!!

Snoopy said...

Jacque, you have outdone yourself, my dear! This is absolutely gorgeous to infinity and beyond!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D

http://www.snoopyshomemadefun.blogspot.com/

Heidi said...

These two are so sweet, lovely card and inner is beautiful many thanks for your inspirational work. hugs heidi x

Ewarost said...

Jacque, to jest absolutnie wspaniałe!Te kolory i dodatki są dobrane perfekcyjnie !!!

chantal said...

Super card, love the ribbon.

Hugs, Chantal S

La Vikinga said...

What an adorable card with those little cuties and the pearls!

You're fantastic creating cards toppers, insides and make the card sooo special!

Charlotta

Flair Girl said...

WOW! Your work is AMAZING!

It's SO nice to discover your blog and see your work!

I'm your newest follower and I sure hope you follow me too!

Creative blessings,
Brynn
www.flairandfrillscreativity.blogspot.com

Sue said...

Wow! this is gorgeous! Love the image and papers and all the little details! Truly Scrumptious!

Hugs Sue xx

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Oooh...I love this jacque! so beautiful!!

Auntie Em said...

Wow! Your card is so gorgeous Jacqui! I really like the turned back corner and the pretty charm. So much detail in that beautiful frame around your pretty image.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Anonymous said...

Jacque, this card is spectacular! It is so incredibly beautiful, Sweetie. The girls are precious, and colored so nicely...you have quite a talent! I flipped out when I read that you made both the pearl frame and the crepe paper circle...I would love to see a tutorial on how you made that circle! That frame is stunning! There are beautiful elements everywhere...the folded little corner, with the flowers on the upper right. The gorgeous light pink flowers on the bottom right! You always get them just right! The pearl bow and that elegant charm look like they were perfectly placed on this wonderful large bow! And...I love the inside, too! That lock and key, and the gorgeous paper...you have the prettiest paper. I wonder how many pearls are on this card? In your inventory? LOL

This must have taken you a week to make!!!! How long did it take? Please share. I am curious as the Cat in the Hat! Jacque, thank you for sharing your cards. They give me something to inspire me to try different things, and not be stingy with my materials, and they always, always put a smile on my face...I hope that you are as blessed by your blog as I am blessed to visit you here!

He IS Able,
Traci S.

Pinkllilac said...

Gorgeous card Jacque love the colouring and beautiful image.
Hugs Linda

Debby said...

Adorable card!!!

Caroljenks said...

I am in awe at this masterpiece! Your cards never ever disappoint but I think this has to be my favourite so far - those buttons and that locket - just stunning!
You please, please, please must share with us how you do such perfect bows - Or if you have shared it previously, remind us where it is ;)

Carol x

Maureen said...

Stunning card, love the corner detail,well done.
Maureen.......x

Francy said...

Hi Jacque, I love this card and the colours. The embellishments are gorgeous.
Francy

Sol said...

WOW! This is so Beautiful!!... So Sweet! Beautiful Embellishing.. And such cute colours.. :o)

sallysbitz said...

This is just stunning Jacque x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

D K Crafts said...

Hi Jacque. Love the soft muted colours, sweet images and I love the idea for the flowers in the top corner. Donna

Bejaranotbhs said...

Adorable card!!!

Julie Hill said...

woooow what a great card, realy love it greetings angelique