Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Going Green with the Pixie Cottage

This week at the Pixie Cottage we are having a Green Challenge!
For this challenge, we are asking you to...

Add a little Green to your creation in celebration of St Patrick's Day!. It doesn't have to be a St Patrick's Day card.

Also this is a first for The Pixie Cottage, we have a FREE digital image that we'd love to see you use in this challenge. It's not compulsory to use it but it's FREE so why not! You can get your free digi image HERE.
One entry, drawn at random, will win a 10.00 gift voucher from Michelle's Scrapbooking. We will also name a top three based on our favorite cards.

I appologize to you all for my post being so late today. My computer had some serious Malware issues and it took me hours to fix.
The issue started something like this:
Daughter: Mom can I play Webkinz
Me: Sure
Daughter: Look Mom! I won a free laptop
Me: Oh NO!!
I am sure a lot of you know how that ends!

For my card this week I used this adorable image by Alisa Ramirez called "Alisa in Wonderland".
I colored her with Distress Inks and then used my new favorite flowers, Prima collage. I used a copic marker to make some of them green.
Other items used:
Paper: Fireflies by Sandylion, Bazzil Cardstock, Strathmore watercolor paper.
Thanks for stopping by and I can't wait to see your challenge entry!
Challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Lucky Green
Copic Creations - A Wee Bit O'Green
Twisted Thursday - The Color Green
Prairie Fairy Fridays - Lucky Green
Crafty Catz - Shades of Green
Order of the Opus Gluei - It IS Easy Being Green
For Fun Challenges - Wearin' O the Green
Stamp Something - Girly
One Stop Craft - Sew Simple
Cupcake Crafts - Flower Power

24 comments:

Tanya Rudd said...

Oh I like this, the green in the design paper is just wonderful, and the way you have placed your embellishments draws your eye into the the image.
Hugs
Tanya

Risa said...

Oh Peggy, your card is stunning! Your image is beautiful and your coloring brings her to life beautifully! Awesome sewing too!!!
hugs
Risa:)

Helen Dooley said...

WOw what a beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at For Fun Challenges this week.

Michelle said...

Oh no my daughter pays Webkinz too! I wonder if it was a pop up.

The card came out just beautiful!

carol said...

oh wonderful card, thankyou for joining in with craftycatz, x carol

Jana said...

Great card. Love Alisa in Wonderland, she's cute. Thanks for playing with us at Opus Gluei.

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my this is a little beauty what a fabulous image and loving the flowers thank you for joining us at Prairie Fairy
Hugs
Lorraine x

Chris said...

Great green combination!

Roberta Laliberte said...

Adorable! Thanks for joining Prairie Fairy Fridays!

xoxox

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Peggy
A beautiful card,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

Georgia said...

Wow! What a wonderful image and cute card! S2G Twisted Thursday!

Ann English said...

This is darling-cute image and love the stitching! Thanks for playing with us at S2G!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Very sweet card, Peg! Beautiful coloring and I really like the pretty greens in the DP. Hope you are doing well - sorry I don't get by here more often!!

Hugs,
Linda

Joynana said...

Peggy, I love this little girl sittin on the mushroom. and the papers are delicious. Please tell me what machine you are using to do your stitching. Iwant to stitch on my cards so bad, but my regular machine is just to big and I have no place to leave it. without it being in the way. HELP...

Jane Wetzel said...

Adorable! thanks for joining us at S2G! lovely blog! :)

Beautiful Greetings said...

Joynana, I use the Brother CE5000 machine. It is simple and has a ton of wonderful stitches. Thank you so much for the compliments!

tanjaak said...

Lovely! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week.
hugs,Tanja

Dot Scrap said...

Cute and lovely card. Like your choice of color and image.
Thank you so much for joining us at Stamp Something this week.
Dorte aka dot-scrap

margie c said...

What a sweet card! I love your coloring! Lil Alice is adorable and perfect sitting on her mushroom :)

TFS! hugs, margie

Pam said...

Peggy you did an absolutely beautiful job coloring this image. I need to study it closely to pick up on all of your techniques.
hugs,
Pam

Deanne Burton said...

Very pretty card!

Deanne Burton said...

Very pretty card!

Rosemary said...

What a beautiful card, so pretty and colorful! Thank you for playing with us at Opus Gluei, hope you come back for other challenges as well!

Cheryl said...

This is adorable. I love the stitching.

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