I've given myself an extra challenge this time around; to see how many challenges I could enter with one card, I've listed them at the end of this post... I've got to say it's been more time consuming making links and checking rules than it was to make my card! Talking of which....
I used the super sweet new image from Di's Digi Stamps called "Decisions". It reminded me of when I was a little girl (a looooong time ago!) and I liked to dress up just like my Mum - which led me to ponder the fact that when I became a mother I wanted to be the sort of mother she was and that now I've become a grandmother that I still want to be like her; hence the sentiment (which I did on the computer and will pop on to my freebies page shortly)
I used the sketch from Sweet Sketch Wednesday, I do like a nice sketch :-)
I printed the image on linen paper and coloured with Copics, it being a "bling" challenge I embossed the gold necklace with Golden Sparkle EP and added Liquid Pearls to the pearl necklace. I added gloss to the mirror too.
The papers (also printed on linen paper) are from Nitwit Collections Romance and Roses FQB, I was surprised how few floral papers I had in my stash so I bought a couple of digi sets last week.
The matting card is Kaiser (I think, it's been in my stash for a while) The mat behind the image panel is cut using Nestabilities Fleur De Lis Rectangles, from a beautiful (and impossible to photograph!) handmade paper with silk threads, I used the same paper on the "inside" of the card.
The acrylic and crystal trim is from my stash, I got it in Malaysia last year, the swirls on the base of the easel and above the top sentiment are stickers I didn't I think I'd use and now wish I had more of! The blue pearls are Kaiser.
That's about it for today's card. Pop over to the Di's Digis Challenge Blog and check out the rest of the DT inspiration, it's awesome! Hope to see you join in the challenge too, there's a great prize from Digi Darla and of course if you use one of the many fabulous Di's Digis you're in with a chance at winning two more!
Now here's that list of challenges I'm entering:
Left of Center Creative Challenges Use a digi image
Deep Ocean Challenge Sparkle
Penny´s Paper Die Cuts and/or Punches
Sweet Sketch Wednesday Sketch
Digi Makeover Favourite colour combo (Pink and blue are my favourite combo - especially since the twins were born, lol
Bunny Zoes Crafts Fave colour (I love all colour!)
One Sweet challenge May - Spring Colors
Forever Friends Pastel Colours
Crafty Creations Something Old (the card + the bling) Something New (Image and papers)
Delightful Sketches Use Stash (card and bling)
Clear It Out Theme Anything Goes Stash; Use 2+ papers
Joanna Sheen Music and Lyrics (Dressing Up by The Cure)
Colour Me Copic Celebrate Something (Mother's Day)
Great Impressions Celebrations (Mother's Day)
Crafty Sentiments Use a Sentiment
Aud Sentiments Sentiment suitable for Mother and Child (to my Mother, from HER child :) )
Stamping With The Dragon A Flower for Mother (Floral paper)
Card Mania Challenges Flower Power (Floral paper)
Fresh BrewedFresh Brewed Designs Flowers (Floral paper)
Digi Stamps 4 Joy Women are Special - My Mum sure is special!
Kaboodle Doodles For the Ladies
Inky Impressions Mother's Day/For a lady
WhoopsiDaisy - Mother´s Day or for a Special Lady
Little Red Wagon All About Mom
Tuesday Throwdown My Mother, My Friend (She sure is!)
Hobbycutz Mother's Day
Pile It On For a Mother
The Pink Elephant Mother's Day
Celebrate the Occassion Mother's Day
Chocolate Coffee Cards Mother's Day
Creative Belli #169 Mother's Day
Creative Inspirations Mother's Day
Cuttin' and Stampin' Mother's Day
Going Grey with Scrap-Creations Mother's Day
Sweet Stamps For Mom
Hanna and Friends Mother's Day
Corrosive Challenge Mother's Day
The Squirrel and the Fox Mother´s Day
V´s Sweet Ideas Mother´s Day
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes
Divas by Design Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy Anything Goes
Love to Scrap Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps Anything Goes
eta: Phew, finished entering into the challenges - won't be repeating this feat any time soon!
Until next time, Happy Mother's Day to those who are celebrating and Happy Crafting to everyone! Donna