Sunday, 5 June 2011

Doing cute..

Cute is a style that I really struggle with – I’ve had a go at one famous cute girly stamp and while the children I made cards for appreciated them, I wasn’t ever completely happy. Nothing to do with said stamps – in fact I enjoyed colouring her and was happy with the results, just never felt I got the making up of the card right.   I think I may have found the answer  - I had long admired LOTV stamps but because I didn’t think cute was my thing, have only just got round to acquiring some. I still don’t do cute in the load lots of flowers, lace and swirls way, but I am quite pleased with this effort, which is for my great nieces fifth birthday.
SD532354She is coloured with Promarkers, matted on a Nestie die cut and  some freebie paper I’ve had from  a magazine for probably a  few  years!!   Of course there is stickles on her wings and flowers for added bling. 

I’m entering this into the following challenges -
I love Pro-markers – Sparkly Bling
Lily OF the Valley – Punch it Up  
Charizma Cardz – Something that flies
Crafters Companion – Here comes Summer
By the Cute and Girly – In the Garden
Thanks for visiting...Esther xx


  1. She is so sweet ... this is beautiful Esther!

  2. oh esther hun this is really beautiful great color combos,hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

  3. Adorable card wonderful colours, love the unfussy layout really shows the image off. XOXO Zoe

  4. It's gorgeous Esther, and very cute! Maria x

  5. Very pretty Esther, and not too cute. Jean x

  6. Very pretty card, love the frame, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

  7. This is so pretty, love the papers and that nestie too
    Thanks for joining us "In the garden " at BTC&G this month
    Lisa x

  8. A lovely card Esther.
    xxx Hazel.

  9. Hi sweetie, this is stunning, gorgeous work thanks for joining us at Lili of the Valley this week hugs Pops x x x

  10. Really pretty card, love the colour combo and the image is perfect for our In The Garden challenge this month. Carolxx

  11. Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

    Julie W x

  12. A gorgeous card, love the colours you have used. Thanks for playing along at LOTV this week, hope to see you next time. Good Luck! Hugs Christine x

  13. Lovely card - I love LOTV!!!

    Thanks for joining us at the crafters companion!

    Paula DT :D x

  14. Hi Esther, Oh dear I've missed a lot here, sorry:0) Great cute card, I love the colours you chose, hugs Gay xxx


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