Saturday, 28 December 2013

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 9: Vintage glitter and sparkle

This is my design card for today's Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 9: vintage glitter and sparkle. I've used the 1920's Winter Abbey image kindly supplied by Lacy Sunshine, who are sponsoring the challenge. Please click on the challenge link to see the lovely creations of the rest of the design team - and please join in with your own vintage glitter and sparkle.

The background is some Hunkydory foiled mirror card mounted on to some gold mirror card, then on to a kraft card blank. The image was coloured with spectrum noir pens and fired brick distress stickles was added to the fluffy collar and cuffs - sadly, it doesn't really show here. I tore round an oval perspex template and brushed the torn edges with fired brick distress ink, doing the same with the larger torn oval of embossed paisley (this was from an Embossalicious folder run through the eBosser on a piece of pearlescent pink card). Flowers are prima, with two spotted here and there with the fired brick stickles. The band of glittered netting on the left is an offcut that has been lurking in a ribbon box for some time (still have a small cutting that I'll try and use at some point).

This is also for:

Facebook A card a day
Creative finger 17: anything goes with Lacy Sunshine (I've used the sponsor's image)
Digitally sweet 68: anything goes with Lacy Sunshine
Brown sugar 74: winter
Graph it 27: anything goes
Polka doodles digi choosday 10: anything goes
Stempelsonne 105: anything goes
Crafty bloggers network December: girly
My heart pieces: can you digi it
Creative craft cottage 12: digital stamp
Challenges 4 everybody 36: anything goes
Hobbycutz 30: anything goes
One stitch at a time 194: anything goes
Scribble and scrap 8: anything goes
Artistic inspirations 72: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 3: anything goes
Melonheadz friends: anything goes
The pink elephant 231: anything goes
Bearly mine 117: anything goes
Creative card crew 52: anything goes
LEJ 84: anything goes
Party time Tuesday 152: anything goes
Digistamps4Joy 82: anything goes
The paper shelter: anything goes
Cute card Thursday 301: anything goes
Alphabet: W for whatever you wish
Stampin' for the weekend: anything goes
A gem of a challenge 109: anything goes
Kreativeinkauf 10: anything goes
Crafts and me 143: anything goes
Sister act 38
DL.ART December: anything goes
Make it Monday 172


  1. Eine tolle Karte.
    Danke daß du bei der SsC mitmachst.
    LG Dreja

  2. So sweet! Thanks for joining at Creative Fingers: Anything Goes with Lacy Sunshine

  3. Love the way you used the monochrome color! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Fingers!

    LTC DT
    Anyone for Anya DT
    Stampavie and More DT
    Creative Fingers DT 

  4. Sehr schön geworden.
    Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei SsC.
    LG Tina

  5. Gefällt mir gut Danke das du bei SsC mitmachst Maria

  6. love your image and the colours are fab! Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday, good luck! Jo xx

  7. Great monochromatic card. Thanks for joining us at My Heart Pieces. PennyRae DT

  8. Has a wonderful vintage feel to it. Like the coloring & embellishments. Like the textures. Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch194 Anything Goes.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  9. Gorgeous colours and love the cute image. Thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Craft Cottage.

  10. Fab image and love the monochromatic look.
    Thank you for playing with us at Hobbycutz.
    Jennyfer, DT.

  11. Love the template you made and the embossing for this delightful card . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  12. Lovely.
    Thanks for joining us at stempelsonnenchallenge.
    Hugs stine

  13. Thanks for joining us this week at Artistic inspiration. You have a delightful card!

  14. You have certainly warmed 'Winter Abby' up with all the gorgeous deep reds in this card Hazel. It's so chic and luxurious and stunningly beautiful. Good luck in our extended challenge. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

  15. A beautiful creation Hazel, working with such hot colours can be so difficult but you really cracked it. Your layering and texturing is fabulous and adds so much interest to your card, great job :) :) Good luck in our OSAAT month long 'Anything Goes' challenge and Happy New Year :) :) Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

  16. Great card
    Thanks for joining in at One Stitch At A Time this week
    Hugs Katie x

  17. Beautiful card, love the girly image and colours. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge this month.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  18. This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Would love you to visit my blog and join my 130,000 Page View Give-Away. Thank you so much if you have already entered.}
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  19. Your card is so elegant with your choice of colors and design! I really like the look of the torn paper frame!
    I spotted your card on MIM.

  20. Here I am again with a different hat on. This card really is so lovely had to pop back for another look. Saw your card on MIM :) :) Happy New year hun. Hugs Mimi

  21. what a adorable and wonderful card Hazel.
    Thanks for join us at
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


  22. This is great. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

  23. Hi Hazel, a great card and image. Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart Challenge 3. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs Erin x

  24. Hi, lovely card, love the effect of the torn oval. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations.
    Louise x

  25. Gorgeous card Hazel, I like the sweet image and the colours, Thanks for joining in with us at Graph'It colour Challenge, Happy New Year & Good Luck.
    Kevin xx

  26. Gorgeous card and image Hazel. I spotted this on MIM..Loz

  27. Awesome vintage look you have created with this image!

    Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  28. Such a darling card.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

    Huggsss, Angelique

  29. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme am Kreativeinkauf-Challengeblog.

    LG; Ilonka

  30. I stopped by from Make it Monday. Lovely card. I wish you happy and inspiring 2014. Hugs, Keti

    p.s. My projects is #95 if you would like to sneak-a-peak ;-)

  31. Lovely card! Thank you so much for joining our Bearly Mine Challenge. Good luck!

    Hugs, Natascha

  32. Fab and retro!! Looking good!! :) :) I saw your card at Make It Monday!! :) :)
    Nicole’s Craft Nook
    Nicole’s Valentine’s Day BLOG Candy

  33. Hi Hazel! I love your lady in red! Here from Make It Monday and I gotta say I am amazed at your "pile it on" list of challenges! Helene

  34. Lovely card, such pretty embellishments. Seen on MIM
    My Weekly blog party -

  35. Gorgeous card.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

  36. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

  37. Eine tolle Karte!
    Danke für's Mitmachen bei K-EC!
    LG, Susanne

  38. Beautiful card love the flowers-thanks for joining us at Lej Designs
    Carol DT x


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