Sunday, November 17, 2013

Dance of the Sugar Plum

I have been not been feeling well the last couple of days, so I have been watching movies.  My favorite is White Christmas with Bing Crosby.
The ballerinas at the end of the movie inspired me to create this card.
I didn't want to use the usual red, I wanted to do something a little different, so I went with softer colors like pinks, and blues.

Oh my goodness! Isn't she the cutest ballerina ever?!
This stamp is called Abi Ballerina from All Dressed Up Stamps.
These stamps are absolutely adorable.
If you haven't seen these stamps, I highly recommend you check them out.
I used some fabulous papers from Maja Designs.
I also used a wonderful swirly die cut for an added touch.
You can find both of these from Stay True To God.
I also used a little bit of paper from DCWV Chateau Lavendar stack.
I added some lovely pink glittered ribbon, my favorite lace,
and some gorgeous pink paper flowers.
I also added a pretty white flower with a crystal brad for a center
and some lovely tulle for a very simple bow.
Next I added some pretty crystals to the ballerina's hair for a nice look.
I also added some beautiful fibers for the tag.
Some pinks, whites, and greens.  Some with glitter.
And lastly I added glitter.
Lots and Lots of glitter!
I added glitter to the ballerina's skirt, the flowers,
around the tag, and around the card.
You can never have to much glitter. 
Although my husband might disagree with that statement.  LOL!!
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
All Dressed Up - Add Ribbon and/or lace
Sassy Studios - Not your typical Christmas
 2 Sisters Challenge Blog - Uncommon Christmas
4 Krafty Girls - Anything Goes 
Emerald Faeries Challenge - Ribbons/Lace and Bling
 Lori Boyd Designs - Ribbons & Bows
Avenue 613- Anything Goes


  1. Holly She is just gorgeous !!! I love all the sparkle and textures, Thank you so much for sharing with us at All Dressed Up. Hugs xxxx

  2. Love this project. Abi Ballerina is one of my favourite All Dressed Up images and I love how you've coloured her. I also like all the texture and those fab papers you used. If you do not mind, I would like to post your card in the All Dressed Up Pinterest board.
    Thanks for joining us at All Dressed Up and I hope you will be back again.

  3. Adorable...card and image! Love it! Thank you for joining us at DTBST this week! HUGS

    SSD DT

  4. Really beautiful card! Lovely coloring, and that lace is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at All Dressed Up! :o)

  5. A beautiful card with fabulous embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Sassys this week! Susan x

  6. Beautiful card Holly. Great colouring and use of embellishemtns.
    Thanks for playing along with ADU, hopefully we'll see you again:)
    Anne x

  7. Hi Holly, love your card so pretty with all those gorgeous embellishments. Thank you for your lovely comment on my card today the papers are from Lili of the valley and they are called Woodland Wishes xx

  8. Cute card and perfect for our challenge this week. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Totally Gorjuss this week, and good luck in the challenge. Hugs Janine xx

  9. She is adorble.. I hope you feel better now. Thank you for playing with us at One Sweet Challenge at Sweet Pea Stamps. Good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia DT-member Sweet Pea Stamps

  10. Very nicely done! I love your image and you have presented it beautifully! Thanks for dropping this into our mailbox here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  11. What a lovely card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the One Sweet Challenge this month of “It’s a Feast! ” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stamp Design Team xxx

  12. Such a lovely card, thanks so much for entering the Crafty Girls Challenge!
    Hugs Donna DT x