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Monday, March 11, 2013

Just For You Friendship Card

Hello, my dear friends! I hope you're having a beautiful week. :o) I'm not yet physically up to my sparkly par, but was able to get through a Spring-inspired friendship card. :o)

Just For You:
Slightly angled to better show the sparkling details throughout her hair, shirt, and cherries:
I couldn't wait another moment to break out my Copics and color up one of my new rubber stamps. :o) This sweet stamp is Spring Pick by Elisabeth Bell and I adore it something fierce! I loved coloring up this sweetheart. The bunny looks so precious giving her those extra special flowers... it just makes my heart poofer out completely. His tail is fluffy with Polar White Flower Soft, which looks fun in person. I used Tumbled Glass distress ink and a cloud template for the sky and added a polka-dot butterfly. Spring Pick sits atop a Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Square, which is accented with Wild Orchid Crafts roses, rosebuds, and sweetheart blossoms. The heart stick pin is from Little Yellow Bicycle.

The little bunny in the corner is from SVG Cutting Files, called Sweet Baby Bunny. I thought she'd look cute with this stamp. I gave her a Peachy Keen Teddy Bear face as I've seen a few people do, which is just an irresistible combination. I don't have the set so I had to draw it on. The sweet bunny is nestled behind the Spring Border Memory Box die. I colored the flowers on it with my Copics, using the deepest blue and pink that I used in the stamp and coated it with Star Dust. 

The pretty My Mind's Eye papers are from The Sweetest Thing~ Lavender collection, which I paired with Victorian Velvet Core'dinations backing paper. I stitched around the card and added a layer of American Crafts ribbon lace for extra texture. The sentiment tucked within the flowers is from My Craft Spot's Tiny Tags 2 and the coordinating metal dies.

Short (for me) and sweet tonight, as I'm still a bit woozy! I'm not even sure how I colored. :o) Thank you for visiting and I hope you have a blessed and twinkly night. :o)

Challenges entered:
 *Card Mania~ Lots of layers
 *Craftin Desert Divas~ Craft It Up Linky Party
 *Crafty Catz~ All Stitched Up (stitched around card)
 *Cupcake Inspirations~ Photo Inspiration
 *Cute Card Thursday~ Spring Fever
 *Docerela Creations~ Friendship
 *Fab 'n' Funky~ Cute and Cuddly
 *Fussy and Fancy~ Flowers
 *Love to Scrap!~ Anything Goes
 *Make It Monday~ Anything Goes
 *Stamp and Create~ Include an animal with fur or feathers
 *Stamptacular Sunday~ Use dies (Spellbinders and Memory Box)


  1. My dear friend! How nice for you to come and join us at Docerela Creations. Your card is stunning as always.

    Thank you for playing along.


  2. Hi Karen,
    what an adorable card. Love the image, and so beautifully coloured. Great design and layout and fab embellishments. Love it
    Eileen x

  3. So sweet! Love the great image and the bottom grass trim is great! Nice design too! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  4. Aw what a cute Eastery card,love the image and the bunny with it's cute PK face.. The papers and the bed of flower die is awesome....Colored with perfection...
    Enjoy your wonderful Tuesday....

  5. Gorgeous card! I love your design, pretty image and your colouring. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

  6. Hi Karen, What a very sweet card, do love EB images, so pretty.....
    Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week, and I hope your soon feeling better.xx

  7. Such a beautiful card Karen. I adore the sweet image which you have coloured so well. The papers are so pretty and I love the cute bunny sitting in amongst the bed of flowers.
    I am sorry to hear that you are still feeling poorly, I hope you get your sparkle back soon and that you have a good week
    Take care
    Hugs Sue

  8. My sweetest friend, this is absolutely stunning!! Wow, what a beautiful image!! You colored her perfectly (even woozy!!) Everything about this is gorgeous!! The layers, the design, the embellishments...absolutely fabulous!! And that is the cutest little bunny!! What a sweet face!! Another amazing card, Karen!! Love, love it!! I hope you are feeling much better and sparkly again!! Thinking of you and praying for you my dear friend!! Huge HUGS :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. This is just darling. I love that little bunny peeking out from the grass. You did great. Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.


  10. Adorable and so gorgeous...Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
    Wendy xx

  11. Hello again Karen, it is such a pleasure for me to pop back for another look at your gorgeous card so that I can say thank you for taking part in the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge this week
    Hugs Sue

  12. What a beautiful card Karen,thanks for joining CCT this week!
    Hugs Heidy

  13. Awwwww Karen, This is totally stunning such an adorable image and beautifully presented creation xx

  14. This is just so cute – I love that image and so beautifully coloured – thank you for playing along at fab’n'Funky challenges this week hugs Judith x

  15. This is stunning - I love the adorable image - it is beautifully coloured. All the embellishments are fabulous and so pretty. What a picture perfect card. Feel better soon, lots of hugs, Karon.

  16. This is simply beautiful and your attention to detail is spot on! Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

  17. Just dropping by to grab you blinkie to display on my blog!!! :)


  18. Hiya, fabulous card, that little bunny is so cute too, saw you over on mim. Joey x

  19. What a great card! I love that image and your coloring, especially all the extra sparklies. The bunny is too cute! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stampin' for the Weekend. Hope you have a fabulous day!

    - Jenn DT

  20. What a lovely card! Your coloring is superb! Thanks for sharing at Cupcake Inspirations!

  21. OOhhh, this is cute. Love the litle bunny peaking in the corner.
    Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

  22. Hello my friend,
    You card is Simply as Sweet as Apple know how much I LOVE my sweets!The image of the darling girl staring at the bunny is just Precious!Awesome Coloring!
    The bunny peeking is so ADORABLE!!that would be
    I hope that you are feeling better.
    Sending a HUGE amount of my LOVE,HUGS and Smiles...
    and prayers too.Did you get it?
    Your angelic friend,

  23. Aaaaw Karen, this is so beautiful! I love the sweet image and your coloring is so details and gorgeous! The elegant frame that the image sits on is so pretty, the fun lace trim tucked in and the darling little bunny popping his head out couldn't be any cuter! Fantastic as always and all around cuteness!!!
    Hope you get to feeling better soon my friend!
    Sherrie K

  24. Absolutely beautiful card! Love the flowers and details! Thank you for joining us at Docerela Creations! DT Member Nitasha

  25. WOW, love your card! I too love Elizabet Bell stamps and have a few new ones that I haven't had a chance to play with yet. The colours you chose are absolutely gorgeous!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge...good luck!


  26. What a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at Stamp and Create. x

  27. Absolutely adorable! Visiting from MIM…btw hop over to my blog at and sign up to win my blog candy I’m giving away!

  28. This card is so super sweet, Karen! The image is just adorable and I love the little bunny cut! The heart stick pin and flowers are beautiful too! I hope you are feeling better! :)


  29. That is a fabulous card! Love the image and it's so nicely done! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Dulce

  30. Very pretty! Great image, love the sparkle and flowers.

  31. oh! it's so cute! i love this stamp!! and the rabbit! Visiting you from MIM.

  32. What a lovely card. Perfect for the season.

  33. Your card is super Cute. Wonderful image and design. Thanks for joining us at Loves to scrap.

  34. Absolutely beautiful! So glad you found us! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us in the very first Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog "Anything Goes" challenge!
    Leslie, DT

  35. Gorgeous card. So beautifully coloured and love those flowers. Thank you for joining us at Love to Scrap!.


  36. Um sis?! Is it possible to love this card ten billion times more every time I look at it? TEE HEE HEE! I AM BEYOND MADLY IN LOVE WITH THIS CARD!!!!!!!!! SQUEEEEEEEEEE!!!

    Gosh looks just stunning on your gorgeous bloggy. I can't even say how much my heart poofers out everytime I look at this masterpiece. My sis put so much time and heart into every tiny detail and coloured it soooooooooooooo flawlessly. This card just makes my heart fly, Sunshine. I have never seen anything so precious. *hugglers it forever and always*

    *does happy spring pick dance with you* SQUEEEEEE!!! Best happy springtime card EVERRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!

    I LOVE YOU SUNSHINE!!!!!!!!!

    *forever sparkling springtime bunny hugglers* *can't resist petting the precious little bunny's fluffy and fuzzy little tail* SQUEEEEEEEEE!!!

    ~~~ Christina (your forever and always number one fan of this card) TEE HEE! :)

  37. Your card is simply stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Love to Scrap! challenge blog.

  38. This is adorably cute!! I love the added sparkle and how beautifully you colored it. The bunny on the bottom peeking through the grass is precious. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap!

  39. Beautiful card!! Thanks for playing along with us at Love to Scrap!!

  40. Wonderful card! thanks for playing with "Love to Scrap".


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