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Thursday, 31 May 2012

2 Little Fairies - Paper Play DT Card

Hello peeps,
My stomach hurts from laughing so much! For a 23 year old 6ft 3" tall rugby player & a black belt at karate my son Gareth is such a wuss at times lol. He hates getting dirty except for on a rugby pitch, is terrified of creepy crawlies & always calls for me to evict spiders for him & this morning he'd only just left home to go to his mates house & he came flying back in the door ranting about my friends being mental and shot out into the back garden! I was in the front room & went to see what on earth was going on and he was at the sink scrubbing his hands, looked white as a ghost and was ranting about my friend Kim saying there was something seriously wrong with her and she's disgusting! Kim had called out to Gareth and plonked a frog in his hands & told him to put in our pond as she'd found it by the road, he was too shocked to do anything but run back in and plop it in the pond lol. If Kim had said she had a frog he would never have put his hands out, I'm still laughing now he was so funny.

Waffle over let's get down to business, I've got to stop laughing my stomach really hurts lol.
Today is new challenge day at
& this week our challenge is
 For my double delight I have 2 little fairies, 2 pins & 2 butterflies, so we'd love to see 2 of something on your card
Ingredients -
Medium - Copics
Papers - Pion & Maya Designs
Sentiment - Magnolia
Postmarks - Papermania
Pearls - Melissa Frances
Flowers - Kort & Godt & Wild Orchid
Twine - Hemptique 
Butterflies - e-crafts online
Sparkle - diamond stickles
Pins - homemade, Cheesecloth - stash
The Copic colours I've used are -
(both Tilda's) skin - E11, E00, E000, R20, E93, hair E44, E43, E41
Summer Flower Tilda - dress - RV55, RV52, RV00, C1 shoes - E55, E53, E51, wings - BG10, BG0000 / B40, B00 flower - G85, G82 / R85, R83, R81
Beautiful Tilda - dress - B93, B91, B41, B000, C1 wings - R02, RV00, RV0000 / B000, B0000 / W0, W00
Maypole - E15, E13, E11 / G85, G82 / RV55 / RV00
 I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
Celebrate The Occasion - anything goes, Deep Ocean - swirls, Die Cuttin' Divas - anything goes, Scrap Creations - fairies, My Time To Craft - it takes 2, Oldie But A Goodie - anything goes (Beautiful Tilda, Maypole & Butterfly grass all old stamps), Top Tip Tuesday - dig out the old (listed previously), Papertake - sketch, Bunny Zoe's Crafts - anything goes, Crafty Boots - anything goes, Fashionista Challenge - simply Summer, Hooked On Crafts - glitter, Make It Monday - anything goes, The Shabby Tea Room - colour me pretty, Crafty Calendar - things with wings, Inspire Me Fridays - anything goes
That's it from me today peeps, the postie has just brought me a lovely parcel with something in it that I've been hounding the lovely Tiffany at Simon Says Stamp for as I have been itching to get my hands on and play with. I will reveal all as soon as I've had a play :)
Thanks for stopping by


  1. Awesome Mandy!!
    Your cards are always delicious..but this is twice as gorgeous with all the doubles you've put on!
    Stunning hun :)

    Love elaine xx

  2. Really pretty card Mandy!! Love the flowers and pins!!
    Hugs Hazel xx

  3. Beautiful pink and girly card and I just love all those flowers...

  4. Mandy, I can visulize this happening with with your son. lol My husband will handle just about anything except spiders. If there is a spider he calls me to come get it. lol Thanks for sharing your story, it started my morning off with a laugh.
    Your card is so beautiful. It is so feminine looking.
    I can't wait to see what the Tiffany sent you. Have a fabulous day.

  5. OMG...Mandy, this is absolutely EXQUISITE!!!! Such a beautiful scene you created with those lovely Tildas!
    Love the punched border and the flowers are luscious....a magical creation!!!!

  6. WOW.. Beautiful Combination of theese two stamps.. and Gorgeous Coloring.. Cute Colors.. And Embellishing is FAB.... Stunning Card Mandy!! :)

  7. Another totally Tildatastic creation my friend, you really are royalty for these little beauties. Thank you for sharing Gareth's story, I'm covering Reception and trying not to laugh out loud! Hugs Sxx

  8. LOL! That's so cute Mandy ;) Boys are like that sometimes aren't they! What a stunning card. I absolutely love these cutie Tilda's and your colouring is just so perfect. I really like that postage stamp too! :)

  9. Hi baby girl wowzer lush yummy scrummy creation..twice your stunning embellies are is your colouring..
    must get a wiggle on & get for some chall cards made to enter..

    smiles blogging mummy XXXXXXXXX

  10. A beautiful card. I love all the flowers.
    Nikki x

  11. hehehe thank you for the giggle - i can see the scene in my head! gorgeously feminine card hugs Karen x

  12. hehehe thank you for the giggle - i can see the scene in my head! gorgeously feminine card hugs Karen x

  13. Ohhhh my.... how do you cards keep getting better? Just when I think they cant possibly get any cuter, you outdo the last!!! I really look forward to you on my dashboard eevryday Mandy!


  14. LOL... I posted that comment before I knew you entered the challenge :) So, once again I want to rave on your creation... every last one is just perfection!!!
    Thanks for sharing your talent with us this challenge at Fashionista,
    Rina Fashionista

  15. Its beautiful. The colours are so fresh and summery. I love your lacy borders. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  16. Hello. I saw this Stunning card on MIM. Faye

  17. adorable! Thanks for joining us @ CTO!

  18. Wow this is a stunning card, I love the scene that you create. The colours of the stamps are beautiful.

  19. Hi Mandy
    What a fabulous card. My comment is WOW!!! I love it all.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Fashionista this month.

  20. WOOOOWW Mandy!! i love what you've made! Lovely scene, and beautiful sewing and the edges look fantastic!
    Hugs, Camilla

  21. another amazing card Mandy, i love it so much

  22. Beautiful card Mandy, you did make me laugh about your son and the frog. I don't think I would have wanted to hold it either!Tinaxx

  23. Hello Mandy,

    as always your card is stunning. I love your style very much, your colouring is gorgeous and your layouts are great. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar Challenge and good luck!



  24. hi Bridget how is it going, loving this super creation so soft and gentle so many embellies and lovely colouring
    Hugs Kate xx

  25. Spotted your lovely card on MIM. The two Tildas with wings look beautiful together, and I think the stamps and the stitching are great details. A really sweet card!

  26. Love your card sweetie ♥♥

  27. Hiya Mandy
    I am totally blown away by this card - it is more than stunning!
    Hope you and the family are keeping well and that Gareth is over his frog shock lol!!!
    Have a fab evening.
    Take care
    Debs xx

  28. Stunning summery card Mandy, love the scene you've created with the images. Lol at your son xxx

  29. Stunning Mandy, gorgeous colours and details, so pretty, could gaze at this card forever...

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  30. Now that I have stopped giggling about your son & the frog I can tell you how beautiful this card is lol. Those fairies are so cute! Love the pins, flowers, colours; its all gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

  31. Ha Ha love your story, I have a 23 yr old 6f 3 son but he would have loved to get hold of the frog. Hope Gareth has gotten over the shock lol. Your card is gorgeous, love all the embellishments and stitching. Debs xx

  32. woww two the the price of one...a fabulous very femine and girly love it lots twice over ...had a chuckle about your!! great read it was..hugs sassyxx

  33. Awww Mandy your little fairies are just so sweet together fab work and I did have a chuckle at you son! Hugs Rebekah xx

  34. An absolutely stunning card really beautiful and feminine love it --my daughter and husband are also terrified of spiders my daughter wont even look at pictures of them and my sons partner is frightened of frogs too load of wusses lol x

  35. Hi Mandy, this is fabulous, I absolutely love the summer flower Tilda and the scene you have created is wonderful. Love the whole layout. (just missing a frog... Only joking! How funny is your son eh.)
    Hugs Sue W.

  36. Mandy, this is just so Gorgeous x
    I love your colouring, very inspirational x

    hugs sally x

  37. Fantastic card! Stunning image, love the flowers and colors. :)

    Klem, Anne.

  38. Our kids can be so funny, can't they?!

    What a fabulous, beautiful card! Just stunning!

    love Mags B x

  39. Gorgeous card
    BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

  40. Absolutely gorgeous, Mandy! I haven't commented in a while though I read your posts daily. There is just something so appealing about this card that I was compelled to say something. I love everything about it and your story about your son... priceless!! LOL!

  41. Wow, this is really fantastic.

  42. Oh I love you're wonderful card, its so adorable.

  43. Ooh la la Mandy this is DEVINE, your cluster of flowers is perfect and your card design is just beautiful.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Hooked on Craft this month.

    Liz Weber
    Hooked on Craft Design Team

  44. Wow, what an amount of flowers and Tilda's and all the other gorgeous details. I don't know where to look. Just awesome!! Hugs, Nicole

  45. Exquisite ! so feminine and pretty .Has the WOW factor . thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  46. This is awesome Mandy. I am flabbergasted at the flowers. n They are fantastic along with the rest of the delightful card. I spotted you over at MIM this week.


  47. *lol* great laugh :) absolutely adore this card! gorgeous embellishes and coloring :)

  48. It's the ordinary everyday silliness that makes our lives rich. By the sounds of it Mandy, you're a billionaire!

    This is another gorgeous creation. Love the two images you've masked together and those pins and flowers are divine.

    I saw your link on MIM. I'm #138 & 153 this week.

    Kasey ~ in Oz

  49. This is so gorgeous.
    Hugs, Becky xx

  50. We have two just like your Gareth in our family, bless them, I would not change a single thing about their loving, gentle natures and I'm sure you wouldn't change Gareth either.

    I adore your card, it is so beautifully crafted, well coloured and designed.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  51. Love the mixture of flowers you used, so creative!! Beautiful card!

  52. Mandy this is really fantastic card. I love scenes you created. And this one is wonderful. Wonderful flowers arrangement with pins. Have a nice weekend. Lily

  53. Your images and the scene you have created is so pretty, beautiful card! Thank you for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Anything Goes" challenge :)

  54. This is beautiful! I love the border punch and the flower spray. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

  55. What a precious card... thank you for sharing it with us in The Shabby Tea Room this week.

  56. What a precious card... thank you for sharing it with us in The Shabby Tea Room this week.

  57. This really looks amazing. Love the pastel design. The sewing, flower arragement, butterflies, cheesecloth.. it all makes the card perfect. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  58. Gorgeous card!
    Fabulous coloring :)
    Thanks for joining CTO this week!

  59. This is totally gorgeous. Thanks for joining our challenge Oldie But A Goodie with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  60. Congrats Mandy. You made top 5 at Fashionista. Ivoted for your lovely card. Hugs, Nicole

  61. Awesome as always - good luck with the public vote honey - you will always have my vote x


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