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All work exhibited here is my own design, unless otherwise stated, in which case I shall have credited the original author of that work. I am thrilled to be able to share my designs with you but would appreciate that you respect that these are my designs and do not copy and place them anywhere else online or use them for your own personal gain in any way.

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Monday, 4 March 2013

ABC I for In Love

Our challenge for you at ABC this time is In Love. We are sponsored by Lili of the Valley, whose image I have used on my card, with a £10 gift voucher and by Stamp Fairy with a $10 gift voucher.

I In Love 2

As I mentioned above I used a Lili of The Valley image for my card, called Love Balloon’. I coloured it with a combination of promarkers and copics. I am not sure if it’s obvious but I paper pieced her hat. I made a mistake colouring the hat as I mistook some of it for hair, and didn’t want to scrap the work I had put in so quickly stamped it again onto some Basic Grey Kissing Booth paper, I did the same with the balloon too. I used the ranger picket fence distress pen to colour some highlight onto the paper pieced balloon. All the papers are from Basic Grey’s Kissing Booth. The die is from Memory Box and the little shiny flowers and gems were in my stash, but I coloured them with Promarkers to match the colour palette on the card.

I am entering this into the following:-

Addicted to Stamps - Anything With Stamping on It

All That Scraps - Paper Piecing

Basic Grey - #88 Anything Goes

Charisma Cardz - #8 5 Different Patterned Papers (Hope it’s okay that they are all from the same paper pad, but there are 6 different papers from the Kissing Booth pad here)

Craft Us Crazy - #88 Anything Goes

Crafts and Me - #122 Dies or Punches

For Your Inspiration - #40 Inspired by a picture (I chose the shades of pink in the picture)

In The Pink - #14 Pink and Bling

Lady Anne’s Challenges - 6th Stamp Challenge

Stamp ’n’ Doodle - Use Two Different Punches or Dies

Butterfly 2 Signature Lin


  1. Such a cute image, perfect combination of colours and papers, just lovely
    Hugs, Julie P

  2. Gorgeous card Lin love the sweet image and colours.

    Hugs Julie xx

  3. Gorgeous card Lin love the sweet image and papers.

    Hugs Julie x

  4. this is lovely
    Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz
    Love Jan

  5. Fabulous card. That image is so sweet and your coloring is amazing! Love the layout ... and the gorgeous mix of Designer Papers. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps & More. Loll

  6. Hi Lin, this is absolutely gorgeous! LOVE your colouring on that sweet image. Great colours!! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM! xx

  7. Sweet, sweet, sweet card! Love your embellishments - its a wonderful card. Thanks for joining us this week at ATS&M

  8. Oh this is so gorgeous Lin! I love these BG papers and your image suits them perfectly! Thanks for playing along with us at Basic Grey Challenges, Juliexx


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