*** Crafting and General Life from Becky and her little sidekick Dylan ***

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Lili of the Valley Challenge - Red, Gold and Green

Hi Everyone! Here is my card for my second week as Guest Designer over at Lili of the Valley. The theme this week is 'Red, Gold and Green' and as it sounded Christmassy I thought I would challenge myself to make something summery lol!! I decided to make my fairies bounce so attached them onto strips of acetate. I added the sentiment and paper (which I hand stitched around) and my OH suggested that I should add lots of flowers to make it look like they were fairies at the bottom of the garden (he's always full of good ideas!!) The giant flowers were from my friend Kate (thanks Kate I love them!!)Here is another photo so you can see the bouncing fairies!! Dylan calls them bouncing bats, I guess little boys prefer bats to fairies!! Talking of Dylan, it's his 3rd birthday tomorrow so myself, Dylan and his dad are going to a Wacky Warehouse style place so he can let off some energy! I'm not sure if they'll let you take photos in this day and age, but if they do I'll be back later tomorrow with them!!

Love Becky xx

28 comments:

Paula said...

Hi Becky..

Loving the bouncy fairies!
Stunning card, i love everything about it!!
Paula x

Elaine said...

What a fabulous card, love the colours and the layout is fab!!! Great flowers too :)

Elaine x

Elaine said...

Oops forgot to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Dylan for tomorrow :)

Elaine x

Sammi said...

Oooh... wow!! this is lovely Becky! love how you made them bouncy too - how fun!! :)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dylan!!! :)

*hugs*
Sammi

bolha said...

Amazing card. Love how you put feries on it. Just lovely.

x Natasha x

Rach said...

oh wow Becky this is beautiful, I love your idea of putting your fairies on the strips of acetate, it is so effective. love the big flowers too.
Hope that Dylan has a fantastic birthday. Hugs rachxx

Terrie B x said...

Oh This card is `beautiful`:)~X~

Kim Piggott said...

This is just gorgeous. Love your fairies and your papers look fab with them.
Have a great day tomorrow my grandson had his third party on sunday. He loved it still wants it to go on. I just love this age so a very big Happy Birthday Dylan.
kim x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

These are beautiful cards Becky!! Hugs linda x

Natalie said...

Becky this is gorgeous, I love all the flowers. x

Kim said...

What a gorgeous card Becky, they sure do look like fairies at the bottom of ya garden!!!

ink'n'rubba said...

love the bouncing fairies at the bottom of the garden! Enjoy the birthday party, hugs, annie x

Maria's Cards said...

This is gorgeous too Becky. I love the colours and the fairies.x

Sue said...

This is gorgoeus Becky, love the bouncy fairies,great idea.BIG birthday hugs for Dylan tomorow too:-)

sue
xx

Happy Crafter said...

Beautiful card Becky love it :)
Val xxx

nessy said...

your bouncing fairies are wonderful~ love those big flowers!!
happy birthday to dylan
vanessa xx

Emma said...

Becky I've got these fairies but have not known what to do with them...thanks so much for the inspiration! They are adorable and I hope your little man has a fantastic day tomorrow. Big hugs Em.x

Marcie S. said...

Great way to use acetate! Very cool!

cats whiskers said...

Happy Birthday Dylan,
Becky this is fabulous especially the bouncing "Bats", thanks for the lovely work you have done for us, we may be calling on you again
Hugs Jacqui x

Jac said...

Gorgeous card Becky I love the fact that you have taken the christmas colours and not 'done' christmas, those bouncing fairies work sooo well.

Wishing Dylan a very Happy 3rd Birthday hope you all have a wonderful day. xx

Cathy said...

Oh wow what a fab card. You amaze me with your ideas - I adore the bouncing fairies and the papers are so fresh. Not going down the handstitching route - been there done that - give me a marker pen any day LOL!!! (I can be a lazy cow!)
Have a good weekend - off to visit friends for the weekened tomorrow and I have been told I am NOT allowed to take any crafting sstuff :-(
Hugs
Cathy xx

Kate Lewis said...

What a fabulous idea Becky - a really stunning card! Happy Birthday to Dylan! Kate xx

Debbie said...

Beautiful card Becky I love the bouncing fairies and all of the pretty embellies. Debbie x

Happy 3rd birthday Dylan. follow this link for a cute birthday message.
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=rur5wKoua1o

Anne said...

Love your bouncy fairies Becky. Hope you have a great day out for Dylan's birthday x

Supermum said...

Bouncing fairies and bouncing birthday boy tomorrow!! Fab card and hope you have a great day tomorrow.
Take care.
Sue. x

Arline said...

Becky this is gorgeous! I love the bouncing fairies! Had a great day today! Thanks for coming round for a gossip!xx

Debsydoo said...

Hello Becky

You have lots of lovely cards here, loved browsing.

hugs Debs x (Debsydoo)

Monica said...

I am so going to case this and give credit for inspiration of course, beautiful card M xxx