Thursday, 7 July 2011

Lili of the Valley Birthday Card

Hi everyone! This is my 3rd week as Guest Designer for Lili of the Valley. I had little spare time these past few weeks and had to narrow down my work only to DT/GD commitments. In July it will be even worse as we plan some holiday trips bot hopefully should be back on track sometimes in August with a new thrilling Guest Designer spot I shall not reveal to you yet:)
Ok sweets, I have a simple card to show you today. There's a fabulous sketch by Donalda to follow this week at Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog and I really enjoyed playing with those layered panels:) My card was made for a very special friend of mine who celebrated her birthday a couple of days ago. She loves LOTV stamps; no, she's not a cardmaker, just that she always picks as favorite from my cards collection those with lilies on:).

Stamp: Lili of the Valley- Emma Presents and Coffee Break
Medium: Promarkers
DP; Echo Park- For the Record - digital
Embellies: WOC flowers, metal corners and metal flower (painted with silver paint), robbon from The Ribbon Girl
Dies: nesties (circle and scalloped circle), Cheery Lynn French Pastry doily 
Sentiment: Lili of the Valley- Calendars - love this!

I kept it simple in the inside. I wanted to use this gorgeous Coffee Break stamp because it so reminds me of my friend and I chatting- especially in the good old days:)

Some challenges for my card:
Penny's Paper-Crafty Happy Birthday
Simon Says Stamp - stitching
A Spoonful Of Sugar -  Sewing 
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes 
Kaboodle Doodles - Celebrations 
Stamps R Us - there was a little girl 
Paper Sundaes Stitching
2 Sisters - Birthdays 
Catch The Bug -   Anything Goes 
Ellephantastic -  July: Celebrations

    Thank you all for taking the time to come by; I really appreciate that. Don't forget to visit the Lili of the Valley challenge blog for more inspiration from the super talented DT ladies I have the honor to work with these past few weeks. Their work is amazing!
Look forward to see what you make with Donalda's sketch! It would be a pity to miss that:)

Hugs and take care,


Chrissy said...

Fantastic colouring Iulia, beautiful card, love the layers and sweet images.


Wow Iulia - this is totally gorgeous! Your colouring is perfection. I love all the layers and the way you've decorated the inside of the card. Fabulous!
Sylvia x

Dena said...

Your work is always stunning! This is so very adorable!!!!
Hugs, Dena

Marlies said...

Another gorgeous card Iulia! You work always stands out with your bright colours and everything matches to perfection! Beautiful!!
hugs, Marlies

coops said...

wow this is fantastic iulia.your cards are works of art and this is no exception.i love the images and stunning bold colours ;D

xx coops xx

Pops x said...

Such a gorgeous creation sweetie, fab design and colours, hugs Pops x

Lorraine A said...

Oh wow !!!! this is absolutely fabulous !! gorgeous inside and out ! beautiful images and so well planned ,,, your friend will love this !! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Tracey Manderson said...

Sigh, Iulia, this is just lovely! Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenges.

Jill said...

Wow wow wow! What a great card, love everything about it! Thanks for joining in at Ellephantastic this month. Jill

Nannieflash said...

Stunning card its so beautifully coloured and the papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous.

Julye said...

How fab, love all the busy papers they work so well together not something i would have thought of. Thanks for sharing with us all here at Penny's and good luck.

Paul said...

Thank you for joining in with us at Catch The Bug for our Anything Goes challenge.

alicaz said...

Absolutely fabulous! Great coloring, papers and stitching too!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Hugs, Alica ;)

Ellephantastic said...

WOW you should be full time designer your cards are stunning & such beautiful colouring & details.
Thank you for entering the Ellephantastic Celebrations challenge. Don't forget there's a blog hop on all month with Candy at the end & as you've entered the challenge you get TWO entries!! Just be sure to enter the correct Candy either UK or NON Uk.
Thank you & Good luck
Helen x

Collette said...

This isn't just a card, it's an entire project ... Love both the out and in sides - great coloring. Thanks for sharing with us at Stamps R us this week.

Jackie said...

Stunning card, love everything about it. Thank you for sharing with us at Bearly Mine this time. hugs Jackie x

Marjorie said...

Wow hunny, this is a gorgeous card, Love the inside, I just love the girls chatting over coffee, colours are beautiful.

Dobra said...

This is so gorgeous. I love how you made this one look here. Really beautiful workl as usual. I just sooo love your work.

Jodie Mackrell said...

cute card! love the flowers and layers! thanks for playing this weeks bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!

MIk said...

I love the time to celebrate card! It is beautiful!

Courtney said...

Such gorgeous cards Julia! Thanks for joining in on our Happy Birthday Challenge this week at Penny's. Good Luck!


Pat said...

Oh Iulia...this is absolutely as precious as can be!! Your coloring is exquisite...and your designwork is absolutely stunning!!! Hugs. Pat

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Beautiful cards so glad you could join us at Ellephantastic this month.

Monique said...

Wow. This is a beautifull card. I love all the details and your colouring !

Hugs Monique

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