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Sunday, 10 May 2015

Have you seen a Quirky Angel?

It is Quirky Crafts challenge time again, and Monica set us the theme of Angels  among us because our two sponsors have such a lot of beautiful angel images.
Our sponsors generously provided the team with all the images they can use.
My first card is made with an image from Sweet Pea by Rachel Anderson called Angelic
I kept it delicate with pale colours using Promarkers and turquoise Graph'it markers, and used pale pink and blue pearlescent card stock. The pretty panel behind the angel is cut with a Spellbinders die, as are the image, layers and sentiment and layers.
The sentiment was a freebie from Sweet Pea, part of a set of four. I found the perfect pink ribbon in my Crafty Ribbons box, and even found an odd angel charm (thought I had some but could only find this one which is perfect).
I think this card would work as a birthday card and in dark gothy colours - I might have to try that now!

Our second sponsor is Bugaboo, and I chose to use Christmas Words - Angel but to make a girly birthday card for someone's "little angel"! Everyone thinks their little girls are "angels" - right?
Have you ever used a digi or stamp for something other than it's intended purpose?
Again I coloured her with Promarkers and the same colours pink and turquoise, this time adding in purple and some Stickles for some glitter. The papers I used are Tatty Teddy papers by Papermania.
The chiffon polka dot ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons. Words die cut with IO die set and I lost the dots again so used some gold star beads instead which go with the image.

Pssss .... want to see some more angels? Hop over to the Quirky blog now, and I hope you will come and play along with us.

These cuties have flown into the following challenges:
Papertake Weekly - anything goes, no patterned paper (Tues)
Passion for Promarkers - relaxing (Tues)
Simon Says - lets get sentimental (Wed)
TTCRD - anything goes May 5th - 11th
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon (Thurs)
Graph'it Markers - something square (Fri)
Inspired by Stamping - IBSIC #93 (Fri 15th May)
Left of Centre - Bling (Fri)
The Stamping Boutique - die cuts (Fri)
Allsorts - more than one die cut (Sat)
My Time to Craft - Sympathy (Sat)
Sentimental Sundays - Really Girly or Mother's day 
The Ribbon Girl - anything goes/shaped cards (Sun)
Little Miss Muffet - lots of layers (Thurs 21st)
Polkadoodles - things with wings (Fri 22nd)
Crafts Galore - anything goes (May)
One Sweet Challenge - things with wings (May)


  1. Love the first card - lovely and delicate for a delicate situation. The second card is brilliant for those young at heart!
    Hugz Tinz

  2. Love born cards and the delicate colours you used.

  3. DARLING angel!! I love the coloring and the layering is fabulous, too! GREAT job on adding little touches! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Let’s Get Sentimental” Challenge!

  4. Two super cards, thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  5. Lovely make. Thanks for joining in with our challenge of 'Anything Sqaure' at Graph'It Marker Colouring Crazy Challenge Yvonne (DT)

  6. Two great angel cards, Cazzy! One so perfect for sympathy and the other so festive for a happy birthday!! Well done! Enjoy your day!! Hugs, Darnell

  7. Wonderful cards. Both so tastefully done. Great images and color. I love the bit of sparkle on the stars. Thanks for sharing with us at Left Of Center Creative Challenges, hope to see you again!~kim

  8. Thank you so much Cazzy for joining us at Left of Center Creative Challenges for Challenge 77 Bling It Up. Stickles are such a great way of adding 'bling' to a card. I love how you have used the Angel image for a Birthday Card & the gold star beads tie everything together perfectly. Hope you can join us for our next weekly challenge. AELx

  9. 2 great cards, Thanks for joining us at http://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ anything square goes challenge, good luck and hope you will join us again soon,
    Caroline dt

  10. Beautiful card Cazzy. Such a perfect image to go with our theme this week. Thanks for joining us at PFP. Hugs, Denise x

  11. These are both so pretty! I LOVE your gorgeous coloring! Thank you for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  12. Amazing cards Cazzy, adorable colors!!!

  13. Two gorgeous cards, Cazzy! The first one has a beautiful image and such pretty colours; the second is just so much fun!!! Thanks for joining in at My Time to Craft!

    love Mags B x

  14. WOW! I cant pick a favorite, love your coloring, I love how you used the angle as a sympathy card. Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique

  15. Two angelic cards! Thanks for joining us at IBS!

  16. I love them both - so darling! Thanks for joining in our girly challenge at Sentimental Sundays! x

  17. Beautiful cards but the first is my fav. Many thanks for joining in with "Things with Wings" challenge over at Polka Doodles. Lou (Senior DT)

  18. Sweet cards, Cazzy! Great designs on both! Thanks for joining us for the Little Miss Muffet Challenge!

  19. This is really gorgeous, Thank you for playing along with us at Graph'It colour crazy Challenge, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

  20. Lovely creation!
    Thanks for playng at Crafts Galore Encore May Challenge "ATG"


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