Saturday, 14 April 2012

Buttons and Bows at Allsorts

Good morning. Today is a very special day as it's my lovely Grandson Oliver's 1st Birthday - I can't believe how quickly that year has passed!!! We are all getting ready to go to his party - it's being done on a rota basis as there are so many peeps that want to see the birthday boy - but I might break the rules and stay longer than my given time slot lol!!!!

Anyways it's also Saturday so that means it's time a new challenge at 


and this week the gorgeous Fleur has picked the theme 


Here's my take on it

I have had this set of 'Vivienne' Kanban stamps  for a while and this is the first time I've inked one of them up but I knew it would be perfect for this challenge as I could use thread on the corset.

I'm loving this 'Shabby Chic' style at the moment. The DP's are 5th Avenue by Melissa Frances from MCH
and just seen a strip of Nature's Garden from Prima also available from MCH

This also used:
Spellbinders Edgeabilities 
Seam Binding in Rose from Pretty Little Ribbons
Button from stash
Adhesive Pearls 
Sentiment - HobbyArts 
Crown Charm - from stash

Challenges I would like to enter:
Divas by Design - Charmed I'm Sure
Celebrate the Occasion - Just Because (must use pink)
Crazy Amigo - Princess
My Grafico - Buttons and Bows
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Sketch #141 (flipped)
Crafts and Me - 3D

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Please pop over to the main challenge blog to see the awesome inspiration from the rest of my DT buddies - you won't be disappointed.
Hope you can find some time to join in the fun with us this week - I can't wait to see what you come up with.

Thanks for your visit today and any lovely comments you may leave - I really appreciate it.

Don't forget you can still enter my blogversary and birthday candy - see details here



brenda said...

That year does seem to have whizzed by Debs.

A fab card, it's so soft and delicate.

Have a lovely weekend and enjoy Oliver's party.

B x

Pami said...

This is is pretty Debs, love the shabby chic feel, the image is perfect. I hope you have a great day with baby Oliver!! Pami x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Morning Debs!

Just a gorgeous card hun love the beautiful dress and the clever threading!

Em xxx

Fluffles said...

What a brilliant card. Love the image, the colours & the layout - simply perfect!

Don't eat too much cake - & have a lovely day! Jx

Judith said...

Hi Debs - was just quickly flicking through bloggerand saw your post - just had to add a special happy birthday to Oliver. its my babys' birthday today too but he's 24! love your buttons and bows card - very pretty and elegant such lovely soft colours - enjoy your birthday party - hugs judith x

Debbie said...

Wow Debs you've done it again - stunning card.Love this stamp and as for the thread on the bodice, fab.Lush papers too.Gorgeous.Have a lovely weekend.Hugs Debbie x

Angela said...

So girly and the soft colors and the fun crown embellie! Thank you for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Shirley said...

Love the card, the detail on the corset looks lovely.
Have a good weekend.
Shirley xx

Cheryl said...

This is so beautiful! I love the thread through the corset and the die cut border is beautiful. Great dp! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Audrey said...

Thank you for your beautiful card!!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Debs.

Hugs Riet.xx

Claire said...

WOW beautiful card Debs, love the image and how you have laced the bodice too. Gorgeous colours and papers. Hope you have had a fabby day at Oliver's 1st Birthday party. Hugs, Claire x

Adrian said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

Jayne A said...

Very pretty and gorgeous colours.

Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's.


Sue said...

What a gorgeous Stamp Debs! and I love the way you've used the thread on corset!! The DP's are gorgeous!! I love the border and the little crown - it's a really sweet card!
Hope you're having a great weekend! and I hope little Oliver has a wonderful birthday!!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Kathy said...

Gorgeous, the ties on the corset and just the icing on the cake here. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week.

ribenaruby said...

Hi Debs, absolutely adore your card, perfect!!! Ruby x

Melissa Craig said...

Lovely! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Esther said...

Very cute!!!
Just a lovely card!
Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!

Theresa said...

Simply beautiful! Thanks for joining us this past week at Tuesday Morning Sketches. I hope you'll play along this week.

Donna Mosley said...

A stunning card Debs, love the gorgeous image and design.

Donna x

Dilsaver Designs said...

Really beautiful card, I love your clean lines and your pretty feminine touches! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Just because (must use pink)" challenge :)

gina g said...

Gorgeous card i love the image and the soft colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx