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Monday, March 17, 2014

Your Carriage Has Arrived

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!
My niece is 5 this week. She and my girls are all going to a Princess Ball the last weekend in March. It is put on by a group of volunteers that raise money for the Mother/Baby Unit at the local Hospital. They have High School girls come dressed as all the Disney Princesses and they decorate the banquet room just unbelievably in a Princess theme. There is a fancy supper, a little performance by the Princesses and a little dance with the Princesses. I have so far successfully avoided going all the years they've put it on. People would line up before 5am (in the Wintertime) for tickets and I thought that was crazy. And they would sell out! However, this is the last year and Grandma offered to buy the tickets and Daddy offered to go stand in line (at least it was indoors this time). How can you say no? And I know they will LOVE it. So a Princess/Fairy/Cinderella's Pumpkin Coach glittery card was the perfect fit for Marley.
I used Glitter Cardstock to make my easel card and carriage. Both are Silhouette cut files. It is very thick cardstock and I had to go over it a lot of times to actually get everything cut out. And that was with the blade on it's deepest setting. My image is Fairy Princess by Mo Manning. She is colored with Prismacolor pencils. Gold Stickles are on her wand and crown. The letters are Thickers and the flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts.
2 pictures, one darker, one a little lighter. It's tricky taking a picture of the glitter cardstock. 













I would like to share my card at:
Crafting With Dragonflies shaped cards, closes Mar. 19, (Hello wonderful ladies!)
Totally PaperCrafts shaped cards, closes Mar. 21,
Charisma Cardz birthday girls, closes Mar. 26,
Bronte and Bella's Challenge lots of embellies, closes Mar. 27,
Kitty Bee Designs things with wings, closes Mar. 28,
Emerald Faeries girly, pretty in pink, closes Mar. 31,
Eclectic Ellapu wings, closes Apr. 5

8 comments:

Susan Hogan said...

Hello Barb! See you are still making wonderful cards! Your girls will thoroughly adore the party and your niece will really love her sparkly (yes, you can see it is sparkly)card! Hope all is going well for you and yours - sounds busy still! Thanks for sharing this with us at Crating with Dragonflies for this challenge and hopefully we will see you back soon!

Ina said...

How lovely to see you again Barb. Simply adore your card - well the carriage really lol. Really beautiful and Marley will simply love it. So glad you shared it with us over at Crafting with Dragonflies. Hope life is treating you well and you are getting some scrapbooking done in between everything else a young Mother has to do. Hugs Ina.

Tina Henderson said...

Great creation! I love the colors and your easel card shape is fantastic! Thanks for joining us for the Birthday Girls challenge at Charisma Cardz, I hope you will come back again soon!
Tina - DT

Emz said...

Gorgeous card love the carriage. Thank you for joining us this fortnight at Charisma Cardz for our 'Birthday Girls' Challenge xx

Denise Goeldner said...

Wonderful creation love the pink tutu. Thanks so much for joining us over at Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you next time
~ Denise DT ~

Franz♥ said...

What a gorgeous creation Barb, just adorable! Love your design, so original!

Thanks for joining us at Mo's Challenge blog :*

Hugs, Franz.

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Gorgeousness all in one place - Thanks for sharing with us over at Eclectic Ellapu

julieprice3 said...

This is so cute! Love the little carriage and your sweet image, nicely done
Hugs Julie P