Saturday, 9 June 2012

Dies to Die For - My First Post

Hello Again Everyone

Two posts in one day eh - check me out!

Well here it is - my very first post for the Dies to Die For Blog and just in case you didn't know they have a Monthly Challenge Blog too where you can win a whopping £25 to spend in the shop (so generous) - click HERE if you want to go and play.  The challenge is easy this month - Anything Goes With a Die - so you have no excuse to pop on over and get your entry in.  There are a few simple rules for you to follow which are:


* All entries must have at least one Dies to Die for product on
* You can combine our challenge with NO MORE THAN 3 OTHER CHALLENGES
* You must link back to the Dies to Die for Blog
NO back linking, new projects/cards only please
* Only 2 Entries per person please
* Entries which fail to observe the above will be removed and will not be eligible for the prize

And that's it - it's definitely worth a go and there are some absolutely stunning goodies to get your hands on in the Dies to Die For Shop.

So onto the card I have made for this week:

Ain't she a cutie.

The recipe for the card is as follows:

Stamp:  Mo Manning Soaking Up the Joy
Papers:  First Edition Spring Drop
Flowers:  Cheery Lynn Medium Rose and Miniature Rose
Vines:  Whimsy Shapeology Vines
Sentiment Stamp:  Whimsy Sentiments Collection Circle Postmark Sentiments

The image has been coloured with Copics:

Skin:  E21 E00 E000 R20 R30
Hair:  E09 E08 E15
Dress:  RV32 RV11 RV00
Dolls Skin:  E30 E000 E0000
Dolls Dress:  E97 E95 E02
Dolls Hair:  C8 C6
Flowers:  RV95 RV93 RV91 / RV32 RV11 RV00 / E97 E95 E02 / YR23
Leaves:  G46 G43

I have distressed everything to within an inch of it's life and then edged it all in Vintage Photo Distress Ink including the roses where I then added some Stardust Stickles

Here is one final picture of the inside of the card:

And there you have it.

Sorry if I've gone on a little bit and I hope you have managed to stay with me until the end of this post.

I hope you all enjoy the rest of the weekend and a huge 'THANK YOU' for stopping by and having a look.

Toodle Pip


Magda said...

Very beautiful Hazel
Nice papers and layout.
Lovely colors
WIsh you a lovely weekend

Debs said...

Fabulous card Hazel.
Love the image and perfect embellies.
The inside is beautifully decorated too :o)
Have a wonderful weekend.
Debs xx

Samantha said...

Hazel totally Gorgeous card love your colouring and also the way you did the inside too and your sewing, great job! hugs me xx

flossbite said...

Outstanding card. I love this image and love the choice of colours! I'm trying desperately to get on the Dies to Die For website but it keeps've made it too popular Hazel! Lol !
Love and hugs
Fiona xx

sue - aka bearhouse said...

gorgeous card Hazel, the image is so sweet and I love those colours


Doreen said...

Love this card Hazel, such a fab image and gorgeous

Victoria said...

WHat a fab DT card with lots of lovely die cuts! I especially like the colours you've chosen and the font on the inside.

A Casa di Ale said...

veramente simpatica...
ciao da ale

tilly's crafts said...

gorgeous card Hazel - love the colours and layout. All works so well together
Kim x

kanda said...

Hi Hazel, this is a fabulous card. Love those flowers you made and that Mo Manning image. Super colours.
Great first post for Dies to Die For blog. kanda xx

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card!!

Lisa Jane said...

goodness Hazel.. another post today lol.. and its fabulous .. gorgeous card
Lisa x

Tracey T said...

How cute is this? I love this image and the layout of your card is gorgeous, inside and out. A fabulous girlie card! Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Tracey xx

Sonia said...

Fabulous card Hazel!!!! Cute image:)

Kat said...

Congrats on your first card for Dies to Die For Hazel. It's gorgeous. Love the inside too.

Kat xx

Susan Flynn said...

Fabulous card for your first one for Dies to Die for! Gorgeous layout Hazel and love it all!! Hugs Susan x

Caz said...

Gorgeous card Hazel. You gotta love a Mo image! beautifully coloured and love the gorgeous papers and all the great details.
Caz x

Lyndsey Marie said...

Gorgeous card, love the MM image so adorable. Fabulous pretty pastel papers and just love the swirls & flowers.
Lyndsey xx

amanda stokes said...

Hi Hazel,
Congrats on your new DTDF DT post,well deserved your cards are gorgeous!
Love your card,one of my fave Mo images,coloured beautifully with fab papers and details too :) x

Karen said...

Congrats on getting on the DT Hazel - your cards are beautiful! This is too is stunning hugs Karen x

coops said...

wow so stunning hazel.gorgeous pretty colours and design and i love the sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Molecraft said...

Totally gorgeous, such a cute image and lovely colours!
Helen x

Kathleen said...

Fabulous card Hazel. great image and the flowers are wonderful, love the papers too.
Great first DT card.

Kath x

Debbie said...

Congratulations on the DT post Hazel. Beautiful image and I love these papers.
Debbie x

Betty said...

WOW fab card Hazel love the image and the colours.
Congrats on the DT post well deserved

Tina said...

Lovely card Hazel, the image is so cute and the colours are great. Tinaxx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Hazel, love it.
Wendy xx

Christine L said...

Hi Hazel... Love your gorgeous card.... Beautiful image and layout too. Now I would love to know what font you used for the inside verse? Questions, questions! Lol!

Christine x

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Another lovely card Hazel. Especially love the papers you have used to coordinate with the image.
Hugs Linda x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fabulous, lve the distressing and gorgeous card below too. Love the image with the icecream.

Tracy said...

Congrats on your first post for DTDF Hazel! You've started off with a bang. :-) Fabulous card! The image is so softly colored and those roses with the touch of gold--yeeuumm! Hugs!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous, I love the sweet image and the die cuts look beautiful, fab design
Lindsay xx

Shelly said...

Wow Hazel your card is adorable! I just totally love the flowers you've added, and the inside is fab! Hugs, Shelly x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is a Stunning creation :0) hugs Pops x x x

Do me a favour honey, change your comment thing instead of new page choose pop up or under post, each time I come I get error and I have to try lots of time before I get it x x x x

Carole of Brum said...

hi hazel, your card is beautifully made, love the layout a lot and I'm always impressed by the fact that you do your insides as well. CoB

downrightcrafty said...

oh totally gorgeous and love the distressing and stitch work
Hugs Kate x

May said...

Gorgeous card Hazel, love the design and that image is sooo cute and coloured just beautiful! inside and out Perfect.. Hugs May x x

Fabiola said...

elle est vraiment super, trop top, biz

Sarah said...

Hi Hazel, this is me starting to whiz around blogworld trying to catch up a bit with everyone!

Gorgeous card (but then when are your cards not gorgeous!) and a huge congrats on the new DT post - you'll do 'em proud!

Hope you have a great week,


Pat said...

Stunning card Hazel, love the image and the dp and all the beautiful pastel summery colours.

Pat xx

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! so gorgeous Hazel, love the very cute image and scrummy design.

Donna x

Faye said...

Coooooey! There's an awful lot of cuteness here. Love it. Have a wonderful week. xx

Natali said...

Beautiful card. Gorgeous paper combination and sweet image with lovely colouring on it.

June Nelson said...

Hazel me likkle darlin this is one of the first ever mos images I coloured, and may I say not as good as this lol, this is beautiful darlin love the card, and the stitching too, just gorgeous xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Exclusively by Mel said...

Hi lovely,
What a fabulous card, love the image! her hair is amazing.
Your roses look so beautiful!
love,melly. xxx

Vicky said...

Hi Hazel, wow!! Fantastic card, love the colours and that image is gorgeous. Congrats on your DT post, they're lucky to have you

hugs Vicky x x x

Debbie said...

Congrats on your DT post Hazel...well deserved. Love your card...great image and such pretty papers.
Debbie x

kraftyk said...

Gorgeous card Hazel, fabulous image, beautifully coloured, love the layout and colour combo,
Kim xx

Shelby said...

Beautiful card. Love all of the layers and of course your coloring rocks. Fantastic sentiment as well.


Sharon said...

Your card is beautiful Hazel. Just love that little image. Gorgeous layout and use of embellies. Love shopping at DTDF. hugs Sharon x

Nenny said...

Love the sentiment on the inside Hazel, works so well! Fab :) x

Bettina L. said...

This one is really cute Hazel. Love the design with the fab papers in layers and the details with sewing and that perfect sentiment too. Big hugs Bettina xx

~@ngie~ said...

awwww another awesome card... I wish I had your talent... you have a perfect eye for combining everything :) xXx