Saturday, 12 March 2011

Lili of the Valley wedding card

Hi dear friends!
I'm so happy I could sit for an hour in my craft room today and have this Lili of the Valley card done. I promised myself I should ink at least once every stamp I have before ordering new ones. But it seems that I keep breaking my promise since I have already ordered some of the stamps from the new LOTV animal collection. Can't wait for them to arrive!
Today I'm going to show you a wedding card using 2 LOTV stamps I have never inked before; the Mr and Mrs and a circle stamp from For you circular stamps.



Recipe:
Stamp; Lily of the Valley - Mr and Mrs
Medium;  Promarkers
Paper; Blushbutter- digital
Embellishments; Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, ribbon, paper doily, feather from stash
Misc; Magnolia die, lacey circle nesties, MD circle die, pearls from Bunny Zoe's Crafts, glitter,  ice sparkles.

Challenges for this card;
Lili of the Valley - Say It With Flowers
Delicious Doodles - use green
Southern Girls - Use Flowers
Stamp Insanity - Anything Goes, with a twist - A pop of Green or St Patty's day


Now, I also have been honored with a new blog award, this time coming from the Netherlands from Marianne. I just love this lovely lady's work. She's extremely talented and her cards always have a terrific design. I'm really touched by this sign of appreciation. Thank you, dear Marianne! Please go and check her gorgeous cards, she also has a yummy candy going on, so why not take a chance;))

This is the award;

It seems that I also have to fulfill a few tasks to 'deserve' the prize. Well, that's simple. Without too much thinking, I'll just put down whatever comes first to my mind;
1. I'm 31, married for nearly 8 years and we have a 1 year and 8 months old son, Victor
2. Love my family more than anything else.
3.I have a degree in Philology and used to be a French teacher
4. Love reading and traveling 
5. I used to practice speleology during my faculty years
6. My favorite color is red
7. I only started cardmaking  during my pregnancy when I was put to bed rest, so about 2 years ago

Then, I am supposed to pass this to 8 more people. I chose the followingladies who make such gorgeous inspirational cards; Joe-Anne, Debora, Alison, Sandy, Lynne, Janet ,Cami, Sharon.  
Feel free to pay them a visit! You won't be disappointed!

Choosing among so many talented ladies was a difficult task. Of course everybody deserves blog awards. The simple act of starting a blog is in my opinion an act of courage. It's not an easy task to start sharing insights from yourself with complete strangers, at least in the beginning.

Hugs to you and have a great Sunday evening!
Iulia





27 comments:

Marianne said...

Iulia, Thank you so much for your kind words. It makes me blush.
Your card is so pretty. I love the combination of colors. Your flowers are gorgeous the way you put them round the circle.
I learned from your rule for yourself: no new stamps before I colored every stamp I have.
Love and hugs: Marianne

Molecraft said...

Beautiful card, love the colours you have used and gorgeous flowers too!
Helen x

Dawn said...

Simply beautiful card

Sharon Keanly said...

Iulia... firstly, what a stunning wedding card... the colours are so beautiful and bold. Love the layout, those nesties are to die for and your flowers are stunning. I've been thinking of getting this stamp, as I don't have any wedding ones and now need to make a wedding card...hohummm... serves me right for waiting so long. Secondly, I am truly honoured that you thought to share this lovely award with me... thank you kindly and thanks for your visits too, I value them. You are an inspiration. Your designs are stunning! I look forward to popping over some more... hugs Sharon x

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful creation, thanks for sharing!

Hey, I have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun!
http://pixiedustpaperie.blogspot.com/2011/02/march-kit-preview-day.html

CraftyC said...

Your card is beautiful Lulia, beautifully embellished. Thanks for joining us this week at the LOTV Challenge!
Clairexx

Beth said...

Oh WOW! This is just beautiful!!! You have done a PERFECT job adding just the right embellishments and sparkle - this is truly lovely! :) Thank so much for sharing your pop of green with us at StampInsanity!

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh wow, thats fabulous Iulia :) Thank you so, so much. Its very special and I am thrilled and honoured.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Sandy said...

So very pretty - talk about romantic cards - you sure do know how to make beautiful, romantic cards!!
Hugs,
Sandy

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous and delightful wedding card Iulia. Love the sparkly texture on the wedding gown. It adds a lovely and sweet touch :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Nicola said...

Stunning creation Lulia, I adore your colour combo and awesome floral arrangement. Your ribbon, lace and stitched details are gorgeous.
Thank you for joining us at Lili of the Valley.
ugs,
Nicola -x-

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh wow! What a stunning wedding card! I love the flowers!! And the glitz of her gown!! Fabulous!!

Bizzie Lizzie Cards said...

Hi Lulia
Love the wedding card.
All of your card are stunning. You are very talented!!

Cami said...

Hi Iulia! Your wedding is gorgeous! I love the color scheme, your coloring, the layout and all the pretty flowers! Very stunning. Congratulations on your blog award from Marianne, and I thank you for thinking of me. I am surprised, honored and humbled.
Hugs, Cami

Marlies said...

What a gorgeous wedding card you made Lulia, Love the red bow and all the pretty details.
hugs, Marlies

xxxtglxxx said...

and I had to pop back to comment on your fabulous card.

Beautiful spring colours and fresh feel to this. Really pretty image and the added sparkle is divine.

I just love all the shades on this, its gorgeous.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhhhhh, how absolutely stunnning- your card is just so beautiful!!!! Thank you for joining us at Southern Girls Challenge

Hugz

Deb oxoxox

jojoscraps said...

Hi Iulia...This is just stunning! The colors, the glitter, the embellishments. I like everything about it! Thank you for choosing me for this award. I started my blog so I could take part and learn from some of you incredibly talented artists. To be included is just an honor. Thank you!
Jo xx

mariska said...

Hi Lulia

I was looking around in blogland and came on your blog.
And what a beautiful cards do you make.
I became follower because i cant wait to see new cards ;)

Hugs mariska

Minnamanna said...

This is stunning card!
So beautiful and romantic..
I'll love it.
Hugs, Minnamanna

linnzan said...

Hi! Lovely card. Love the colours and the feather. I know, it is really hard not to order new stamps. I have so many I have never used but still ordering new ones, hi hi!
/Linn

Janet said...

Gorgeous card!! I totally love all the sparkle on the bride's dress. Your coloring is awesome!!
I've been a frequent visitor to your blog :-)

Thank you soooooo much for honoring me whith an award. I am truly grateful =)

Hugs!

Happy Days said...

Very pretty card. Thanks for joining us this week at Delicious Doodles. I hope you'll join us next time.

Good luck

Claire x

Teri said...

Gorgeous hun! Loving the feathers!
Thanks for playing our 'Green for St. Patrick' challenge at Delicious Doodles, and good luck!
Hugs,
Teri x

mckinkle said...

Beautiful wedding card, it is a fab image!

Thanks for playing along with our 'Something Green' challenge over at Delicious Doodles.

Keryn :)

Autumn said...

BEautiful! Love this color combo! Fantastic flower arrangement! Thanks for joining us at SG!
xxAutumn

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