Monday 17 February 2014

Spots & Dots at the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog

Hello! Hope everyone is well and surviving the horrendous UK weather. My heart goes out to all those caught up in the floods. The rain has been merciless. Do take care out there!

So onto cheerier things! We’ve gone a bit spotty today at the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog and we’re hoping that it is contagious!! What am I going on about? Well our new challenge starts today and we would love to see your cute creations using Spots & Dots within the design.  But please don’t forget to make it cute as in adorable!  I think the definition of cute is becoming a bit blurred at times but if the image is sweet and makes you go Awwwwwww! then you’re on the right track!

This time we are sponsored by Sweet Stamps 

and one lucky winner will win a $10 gift certificate for their online store

and also by From the Heart 

who are offering a $5 gift certificate to one lucky individual.

The DT were fortunate to be allowed to choose an image from the From the Heart online shop which was nigh on impossible, so many beautiful things, but in the end I picked Bunny Hello.  Too cute!

I recently came into possession of the brand new Spectrum Noir pencils (sounds a bit dodgy that, like they fell of the back of a lorry… don’t worry Del Boy was not involved and I did pay for them) and this is their first outing! These fab pencils come in so many scrummy colours but for some reason I chose to colour in greyscale with a splash of pink!! Hey ho!

I printed my little girl and wabbit on Neenah Solar and once coloured I stamped round the edge.  To further incorporate the spotty theme I added dots to the flowerpot.

The papers are from Papermania and the dies are all from Tonic as is the tiny flower punch. I embossed the card behind the lattice with Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Dainty Dots folder

The rose is made using the Sizzix 3D Flower Bigz die and the ribbon I found in the bargain bin at Hobbycraft. The sentiment is from LOTV which is a change I made after submitting my photo to the DT blog. Oooops!

Pop over to the Cutie Pies blog to join in the spotty fun and be inspired by all the lovely creations made by my fellow Cuties.

Thanks so much for looking!
See ya!

Colourful hugs
Jane xx

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Fab ‘n’ Funky – Challenge #203: LOVE/VALENTINE THEME


  1. This is just wonderful Jane, and, as always, your attention to detail is outstanding!! Waiting to get my hands on some of those pencils too xx

  2. Beautiful,love the image and fab

  3. Such a gorgeous card Jane. I love the sweet image, beautiful colour scheme and your design is fabulous.
    Sue xx

  4. Beautiful card Jane, love everything on it... Goodness spectrum noir pencils?, I will have to see where I can buy them now....

  5. Gorgeous card....great eyecandy....thanks for joining us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  6. Gorgeous card Jane - such a cute image and I love the colour combo.
    Fabulous design too :o)
    Debs xx

  7. Fab colours and design, this is just SO gorgeous Jane! Really lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  8. That is nothing less than stunning Jane - really stunning!


  9. This is a beautiful card with a gorgeous image. I would like to thank you for sharing it with us at Diva's by Design.
    Have a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon.
    {Nellie’s Handmade Cards}

  10. Wow !Such a sweet card Thanks for joining Love is in the air challenge at Polkadoodles
    hugs and good luck Susan DT

  11. WOW this is gorgeous Jane! Such a sweet image, fabulous colors and I love that lattice die! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

  12. beautiful card Jane, and really cute!!! love the monochrome colours with a splash of pink and the amazing die!!!! very good job with the pencils! image is beautifully coloured. thank you for joining us this week at Scribble and Scrap !
    Mirella DK
    DT Scribble and Scrap Challenge (Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella)

  13. Just beautiful, Jane. Beautiful colouring. The bow is gorgeous and so is the back ground.lovely card:)

  14. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles for our Love is in the air challenge. Take care Zo xx (DT)

  15. Jane this is sooo lovely, I love the colour scheme you have chosen, lovely design too!
    Marjorie x

  16. This is adorable Jane! the colour combo of pink and grey scale works so nicely, have a great week, Katy x

  17. Cette carte est vraiment ravissante !
    Merci pour ta participation au Fab'n'Funky Challenge !

  18. WOW WOW WOW Love this so much what a beautiful card, the design is simply gorgeous & love the colours you have chosen xxxx

  19. Wow, such striking colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this week, Rebecca x x x

  20. Stunning! I love the gray coloring with just the touch of pink! Perfect! Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafting From The Heart, I hope you will join us again soon.
    Tina - DT

  21. Your black, gray and white and a touch of pink makes for a really pretty card. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

  22. Love the colors, love the dots, love that lattice background, love the super cute image...just love your card! Thanks for playing along with Eureka Stamps.

  23. WOW, Jane this is utterly stunning hun, love everything about this card, many thanks for sharing with us at Feeling Crafty this month, best of luck xxx

  24. Oh my I knew I needed those pencils!!! lol, they are on my list and I am stalking the websites waiting for them to come into stock. I love the lattice you have used is that a die? Such a pretty image and so beautifully coloured. Thank you for playing at Crafting From The Heart, hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

  25. Love the striking colour scheme! And the paper flower and bow in the top corner are just perfect! Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sundays Challenge, hope to see you again soon.

    Victoria DT

  26. Great card. Love the colors and ribbon. Thanks for playing at Crafting from the heart. Hope to see you next time. Good luck.

  27. This is so sweet - love the image
    Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet challenge

  28. Still loving this card Jane, back with another DT hat on, to, many thanks for sharing with us at Crafting from the Heart, best of luck hun xxx

  29. This is stunning Totally love this one. The colors and layout are fab, and the image is adorable.
    Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

  30. This project is absolutely stunning. I love the image, the papers, the colors, etc. Great job! Thank you for joining us at Paper Nest Dolls. Heidi - PND DT

  31. This is beautiful and such a fabulous layout! Thanks for sharing at The Paper Nest Dolls this time.

    Christine (DT) x

  32. Stunning, stunning, stunning....Coloured in greyscale with the black and pop of pink, gorgeous. The lattice looks so beautiful as a background and wowie that stamping around the image really looks great, something I must now mess up Im sure hehe) Hugs xx


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