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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Beauty sleep

Happy New Year to all of you! I'm here to share my DT card for the new challenge over at Catch the Bug, and we'ere kicking off 2016 with an ANYTHING GOES challenge.

I decided to make an easel card, I don't do different folds very often, I could be lots more adventurous in my choice of card shapes...

I've used an image and sentiment from a set called Morning Troll, they're cut with stitched dies from Dienamics and the image is colored with Promarkers. I've also used a flower die I believe is from Diesire, it came free with a magazine a while back, and the leaves I made using heart dies from Memory Box. I also added a stamped sentiment, cut with Spellbinders dies.
Lace, ribbon, brads and bling from my stash.
My "new" element is the paper with hearts.

This card is also for these challenges:
ABC Challenge - Y is for Your Choice
Dies R Us Challenge - #40 Something New
Creative Corner - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - #66 Always Anything Goes

39 comments:

scrAPpamondo said...

Ah Ah!!! This is me in the early morning!! :D Only I'm not so young, eheh!
Fun card for the first days of the year, my friend! It makes me smile!
Love the sweet colours and the easel is made so beautiful with the lovely label to stop the panel!
Hugs, my friend, have nice days a home!

Michelle said...

Hi Pia. This card is beautiful. Love the paper in the background and the image is so great. I know how she feels lol. I must get this image!!! The flowers and Ribbon set this card off nicely. Michelle x

sandie said...

love the image, made me smile! Great way to make the flowers. Happy New Year xx

Sue B said...

Happy New Year Pia! Hope it's a happy and healthy year for you and your family!
Your card is gorgeous... what a wonderful image... looks like me in the morning!! Lol.... I love the soft tones of this card... the paper and embellies are very scrummy! :-)
Can't wait until I can get back crafting again!
Hope you have a fab weekend!
Love Sue B xx

Donna Ellis said...

Terr! I remember those hair-tangled days! LOL! Beautiful card, Pia! Such pretty colors and wonderful job with this cute image! Hugs, de

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Pia, such a fabulous image and lovely colour combination. I also need to try and be more adventurous with my card shapes, I always seem to make square cards.
Sorry I haven't been around for a while - hubby whisked me away for a surprise break!
Wishing you a very Happy New Year, I hope it's a good one.
Pauline
x

KraftyKoolKat said...

Looks like you have hidden a camera in my apartment Pia. Not sure if I look this good while having my battle though. Such a fantasti creation sweetie.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

meg said...

Reading the comments you have received it seems that all of us don't look our best in the mornings, love the colours you used Pia it's a wonderful card. All the Best for 2016. Thanks for letting me know about the Bugaboo challenge have entered it

Mervi said...

Gorgeous card, funny and so true, lol.
The die cut frame you asked is an autumn bargain from Sizzix sale.
Anyway new to me;-))m

Chrissy said...

Fabulous fun card Pia..lol..love the sentiment and know exactly how she feels..good on you going for an easel design, they are a lot of fun to make.. wishing you a very Happy New Year 2016..

luv CHRISSYxx

Mrs.B said...

Happy New Year, Pia.
A great fun card to start the year - something to cheer up a very wet and dull day here.
Avril xx

*Vicki* said...

Pia, this is so adorable and very pretty!! Love your easel style design with the pretty papers and elegant details!! That image is just too much fun!! :) Love the sentiment with it! Wishing you many blessings for 2016!! HUGS

chrissy xx said...

I LOve your colours on this sweet image Pia.
FABulous fun sentiment and a GOrgeous design..
Such pretty dies too.
Happy New Year.
Chrissyxx

Lau W said...

Oh funny, excellent card !
Happy New Year Pia, all the best for 2016 !!!
xxx

Donna said...

Oh I needed a good laugh, this was funny and adorable! Happy New Year Pia!

Lau W said...

Me again héhé !
there is a tutorial on youtube for the envelope boxes. When I was looking for a scorpal I saw this video and there is a presentation of these envelopes so ... I bought this scorpal hihi! And envelopes are simple to make
Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFkurWA389Y

If you have questions, do not hesitate to ask me, I would try to explain (with my bad english lol).
xxx

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful easel card,love the image and great sentiment and love the embellishments
Carol x

Donna Nuce said...

Hi Pia! This is a cute image! I like the different card style and all the layers and embellishments you used. Happy New Year to you!

Darlene said...

What a cute creation Pia! LOVE the sentiment! LOL! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Something NEW’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

P.S. DID YOU KNOW? A friend and I have a new challenge blog beginning in 2016. Please check it out. Double D Challenges

Loz said...

Fabulous card and fabulous sentiment and image. I know a few friends I would love to give this to..Loz

Kim Heggins said...

This is one fabulous card Pia...just love your sweet sleeping beauty and what an amazing and fun sentiment.

Michelle said...

This is such a funny image and sentiment. But it is reality.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
xxx Michelle (DT)

aussie aNNie said...

Awesome designed card. Love the image you chose, and that sentiment is so funny, guess most of us can relate to that. Lovely papers and flowers Pia, great card to a new start of 2016
{aNNie}

Laine said...

So much fun Pia. Love the senitiment, so true!
Laine
xx

libleycraftsblog.com said...

What a fantastic fun image - I can definitely relate to that! This is a fab card Pia, the pretty pinks and greys, the gorgeous lacy trim and beautiful flowers make for a fabulous card! :-)

Marlies said...

Happy New Year Pia.
Your easelcard card is beautiful. Lovely colour combi and a sweet imaage. Fab design and details and the fun sentiment is great! hugs, Marlies

Creations by Shirl said...

That is one funny sentiment and a cute easel card...Thanks for sharing it with Creative Corner Challenge!

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

This is such a cute card! Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us for our 'Something New' challenge!

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Fabulous card Pia! Awesome sentiment for this fun image!

Happy New Year!
Brenda

Mimi said...

Cute, cute, cute. I love the look of easel cards-- I guess I am a lazy crafter! Thank you for the inspiration and new resolution TO MAKE AN EASEL CARD IN 2016! 361 DAYS! Your new heart paper is so cute, as well. And finally I must comment on the heart-leaves... very resourceful! Xo cheers

Migdalia said...

I love the pretty pink and funny sentiment!Gorgeous card!
Happy New Year!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Jacee said...

LOL, such fun Pia, love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Tammy said...

Gorgeous easel card Pia! I love that image and the super fun sentiment!
Tammy x

Asha said...

Absolutely fabulous!!! Great image and perfect sentiment, Pia. This is exactly why I have short hair. It minimises the troll effect. HAPPY NEW YEAR, friend! May all your dreams and desires come true in 2016.
x Asha

Wishcraft said...

Lol... love it Pia, such a fun card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Home sweet home said...

Godt Nyttår!

Nyydelig kort du har laget og kortet under er også veldig flott,liker kort som er helt hvite.

Ha en fin kveld.

Merethe

meg said...

Thanks for the lovely comment and info Pia Meg xx

Marina said...

You've coloured this beautifully and it does look great as an easel.

Meighan Wheller said...

Happy New Year Pia. Love this card and the sentiment is so true! Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenge. Take care. Meighan DT