Saturday, 3 March 2012

Delectable Delia

Delia's cute, isn't she?  Now originally, I coloured her to use for my bestest friend's little girl, Lily's birthday (who is Lou and Euan's honourary sister!).  Her favourite colour is orange, hence how I coloured her.  But when I asked Lou whether she thought Delia or Gorjuss Bumble Bee suited Lily more, she opted for Bumble Bee.

So, I had a complete change of mind about my choice of papers: from MME Bloom & Grow to these Dovecraft Sugar & Spice ones.  And I checked out Sketch Saturday's sketch:
Oh my goodness, when I first saw this one I thought it was WAY too fancy for my style......but then seeing all the great inspiration from the team, I decided that it would be a brilliant challenge to have a go and I'm so glad I did! 

I've used rafia and Butter Mint Card Candy for embellishments and Delia has had some glamour dust added to her wings and wand and Gloss to her shoes and wand.  The greeting has also been completely glossed but my photo doesn't really show it.  After much deliberation, I used artistic licence and opted for a rafia bow in place of the the 3 button/ribbon details - hope that's ok.

So, I would like to enter it in:
Sketch Saturday - Sketch (funnily enough!)
Allsorts - Spread Your Wings
The Poodles Parlour - Birthdays
Sugar Nellie Facebook Challenge - Colour inspiration:


  1. Super cute! Love your interpretation of the sketch! And love that cutie image too! Excellent job! Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday and Good luck! :D

    Hugz & TFS,
    xx Tracey/SS-DT xx

  2. Hi Susie. Great card and love the colours and image.
    I have nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award. I do hope you will accept. Pop over and check it out,


  3. Very pretty indeed Susie and nice bright Spring colours.

    Thanks so much for joining in my Things with Wings theme at Allsorts this week,, good luck and hope to see you again.

    B x

  4. Gorgeous card sweetie loving the sweet image.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  5. Its fab sweetie!
    She's coloured perfectly and the papers are just perfect with her!
    Can't wait to see Bumblebee all coloured in orange too! Shes one of my favs hee
    Hugs Melly xxx

  6. Oh Susie, this is fab, I love how you've used the sketch. A totally cutesome creation. Thanks for playing at Sketch Saturday this week. Good Luck. x

  7. Hi,
    This is just Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love the adorable image, the dps, the colour scheme is fab. Love the layout. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
    Hugs Jacqui xxx


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