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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

For a special lady...

Good morning, Tuesday again already! That means it's time for a new Totally Ladybugs Tuesday challenge at Ladybugs Crafts Ink. The theme this fortnight is a fabulous one- 'For a special
Lady' -set by my lovely, and very talented friend Julie- believe me her blog is well worth a visit!
For my card I used the Winestool Nikki image- isn't she gorgeous! The card was made for my equally gorgeous 'baby' sister's 40th birthday (40 she looks about 25!!!) this image really looks like her!
 I made an oval side-step card from black textured cardstock
 Nikki is coloured  with copics, her hair is coloured to match my sister's ;), The tag is die cut, numbers were cut on the cricut, a bow, flowers and lots of bling added to finish.
(my sister loved the card!)
Please pop over to Ladybugs Challenge and feast your eyes on the rest of the DTs beautiful cards and we'd love to see what you make for those special ladies!
Have a great day!
Chris
x
 
Challenges
tuesdaythrowdown #187 bling, digi, ribbon
createdwithlove #78 girly
ooh-la-la-creations special lady
crazychallenge flower frenzy
whoopsiedaisy make/add a tag
613 avenue create anything/ flowers
dreamvalley big birthdays
 
 

27 comments:

Susan said...

Chris this is awesome - Nikki looks very trendy and black and red is striking xxx

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous,love the design and fab image.xxx

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Chris. I love the image and the design is gorgeous. The red and black flowers and colour scheme are so striking.
Hope you are having a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

sue w. said...

Oh wow Chris, this is fabulous. I love the layout. Gorgeous colours and image and the flowers are great. No wonder she loved it, so do I.
Hugs Sue W.

chrissy xx said...

FABulous design and colours Chris..
LOving this image and the flowers are soooo pretty.
LOving all the bling too.
Chrissyxx

Whimsey said...

Nikki is SO HIP; love the hair, love the overall card - absolutely gorgeous!!

Kathleen said...

Very classy card, love the red and black and stunning flowers.
Your colouring is brilliant.

Kath x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Stuning card! I love the image & your colours are perfect for her!
Thanks for joining us at OLLCB this time!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

rachel taylor said...

lovely card and colours thanks for sharing with CWLC this week Rachel DT

Debi said...

Can't say I ever saw an oval side step before. It's great. Love the color combo and gorgeous flowers. Happy Birthday to your sister, she should love this. Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Hope to see you back again soon. Now I'm going to sneak a peek at your friend's blog.
DebiB DT

Rusty said...

ABsolutely fantastic! I love her hair and I love your card x

Sylvia Anderson said...

This is really pretty, My favourite colour combo x
Thank you for joining our challenge (Through the Purple Haze) Good luck x

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Nice card to celebrate a milestone birthday!

fiona henderson said...

love it...every bit of it thats my type of card....well done

fiona DT
TTPH

Gail said...

This is an awesome card. I adore the image and it's PERFECT for those milestone birthdays. OMG I love how you colored the red and the black...I have such a tough time with those 2 colors! This is awesome and the shape is so neat. I know your sis is going to treasure this card and probably put it in a curio cabinet or some place to remember her special 40th! LOVE this card!!!!! Hugs, Gail

Sarah said...

Hi Chris, oh my this one is just amazing! Fabulous colour combo and a wonderful image - wish I'd looked like that when I turned 40!!!

Sarah

Sally said...

What a fabtastic card Chris Nikki is looking gam and love her hair :)
Love the design too.
Hugs Sally xxx

Faith Wallace said...

The oval side-step is beautiful, and it is so rare that I see it. I think that makes the oval side-step even more beautiful. Love the combination of red, white, and black. I gravitate toward that often. Thank you for joining TTPH this week.

Barbara Thompson said...

Chris, I love Winestool Nikki!!! and that oval side step design!!! Your sister will love it! Thanks for playing this week at 613 Avenue Create!

Julie said...

Hi Chris, from the moment I sneaked a peek at this card I loved it! think I need a lesson on a side step oval! it looks fabulous! Enjoy your weekend, Julie.x

My Creative Therapy said...

Chris this is great! Love the oval side step and the red stripe in her hair is so cool! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create!
Kathi
Co-Owner/DT Coordinator

Avril Ann said...

Fantastic card Chris, love the colour combo, so elegant, but the image gives a little fun, thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy, this week, best of luck xxx

Betty said...

A really beautiful card love the colours and design youve used. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week
Bettyxxx

Davi said...

I love your card Chris! The shape awesome flowers and cool design are fantastic!! So glad you shared with us at Tuesday Throwdown this week! Hey can you please Email me at dustydavi@yahoo.com thanks davi

Teresa McKitterick said...

I adore this, it's fantastic. We really appreciate you taking the time to join us at
Through The Purple Haze Challenges Hope to see you again next week
Hugs, Teresa DT
Ceesa's Card Creations

NanaConnie said...

Fantastic birthday card, Chris! Thanks for playing along in the Tic-Tac-Toe challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week and good luck in the draw. :-D
NanaConnie DT

Pillan said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.
/Pillan