Thursday, 13 June 2013

In The Pink time again... and VERY EXCITING NEWS..

Hi lovely blogging friends..

This last two weeks has flown by... and it's time for another challenge at In The Pink...  this time the theme is 'Pink with Flowers'...  and this is what I've come up with.  Yes.... those of you that know me well will be shocked...  firstly it's a Tilda (I think I'm crossing over to the dark side here... getting slightly addicted...), secondly it has big flowers on it... (and I'm not known for my use of them).... and thirdly... a sentiment (which normally I don't know where to put so leave it off!)

Card Recipe:
  • Image: Tilda Binding Flowers
  • Coloured with Copics and Promarkers
  • Dies:  Spellbinders scalloped circle for negative die cut, MFT Die-namics Hybrid Rose for the flowers, Whimsy Postage Stamp Die for sentiment
  • Sentiment:  Whimsy Postage Stamp Sentiment
  • Glitter and Gems from stash (as always!)
  • Cosmic Shimmer Pearl Pink glue for dots

And now the VERY EXCITING bit......  (that is, if you weren't already excited enough by my card... LOL!)  

If you pop over to In The Pink....  you will see that I've been joined by some wonderful ladies ....  who are now to become the In The Pink Design Team (also known as The Pink Ladies!).....  and woooooooowwww to their stunning debut ITP creations.... goodness knows how I'm going to keep up!!  I've been joined by the super talented :


I'd love you to join in all the pinkness HERE.... and let's have a PINK CELEBRATION!

Big hugs to all and Happy Crafting..
Christine xx

Challenges entered:
Totally Tilda #73 - Going Postal (Postage stamp shape sentiment!)


  1. Woo-hoo, a Tilda!
    She is beautiful, but be careful because you may find you fall in love with them.
    Congraulations on the DT.
    Chris xxx

  2. Gorgeous card Christine, thank heavens I do have some Tilda's ( you know how you make me buy 'stuff'!Love the new DT team too, well chosen. Will try and join in this next challenge lol :) Viv xx

  3. I love your pretty card Christine and I for one am happy to finally see a bit of Tilda on here lol, that pile of stamped out images I sent you must be gathering dust!
    Great news on your new design team teammies, as leader of The pink ladies you shall now be known as 'Rizzo'
    Hugs Laurie xx

  4. I had to sit down Christine when I saw you'd used a Tilda !! have you been converted by my mummy !! lol
    Super cute card darling really pretty
    Do you know you can enter it in my Totally Tilda Going Postal challenge as it has a postage stamp on it ;)
    Hugs Susie xx

  5. Welcome to the new girls! And love your darling card, Christine - great flowers and bling!

  6. Welcome to the new girls! And love your darling card, Christine - great flowers and bling!

  7. Beautiful card and congratulations xxx

  8. Hi sweetie...

    This is just gorgeous...

    Loving the colours...

    Huggles Pops x x x

  9. oh lovely to see you here Christine, thank you for joining us for the Hobby House first challenge and congrats on the DT
    Hugs Kate xx

  10. Wowzer Christine another convert to Tilda &&& you entered the Totally Tilda chall too..defo cause for this is one sweet PINK creation great design as always..many thanks for asking me to be part of your Pink Ladies team..

    smiles Christine the other one xxx

  11. Tilda- wow...never thought I would see the day- stunning job and love the "big" flowers
    Have a great - though "wet" Yorkshire weekend
    Sarah x

  12. Gorgeous card Christine and indeed very exciting news.

    I cannot email you, something about a mail client not set up....I don't know. Anyway in answer to your questions the back ground stamp is a fiskars continuous stamp but I use it flat on my block.

    The two fonts are from the computer and are called 'Rosewood STD Regular' and 'Dark Half BTN'. Both were freebies on line although I cannot remember where from.

    I hope that helps.

    Sue x

  13. What a gorgeous card, so pretty in pink :o)
    Jackie xx

  14. Fabulous card Christine, love the big flowers, you little devil you, great idea with the pearls and beautiful colouring.
    Glad that you have got a few helpers to take off some of the pressure on you.

    Kath x

  15. So pretty. Love your flowers. Kim

  16. Wow, lovely pinkiness honey. Love it (as always).
    Pink Rules!!!

  17. Adorable and so gorgeous Christine, love your flowers.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  18. Aww this is so sweet! Love the image and all your pretty details. I go in stages with Tilda - buy several and use them for a bit, then have a few months where I don't use them... need to get them out again I think! Hugs, Lisa x

  19. Awe!! how adorable is this sweet creation. You should use Tilda more often as your colouring and design are fabulous. Thank you for joining our Going Postal challenge over at Totally Tilda. Good luck!
    Suzi x

  20. Gorgeous Tilda and I love those rolled flowers!!!! Beautiful pink creation! Thanks for joining us this time at Totally Tilda and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

  21. Your card is so cuuuute Christine! I love the pretty pastel colored image and the shimmery 3D flowers! The pearls add such a touch of elegance!

  22. Gorgeous card Christine, love all the pearls and that fabulous postage stamp too. Thanks for joining in with our Going Postal challenge at Totally Tilda this time.
    Dawn xxx

  23. Very pretty card! Your flowers are great. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends.


  24. Hi Rizzo!!! LOL! Super sweet card Christine and love the sweet image! Congrats to all the new ladies!

    Thanks for sharing with us at the Hobby House honey, good luck! Pami x

  25. so gorgeous Christine.really beautiful design and flowers and your tilda is so sweet :D

    xx coops xx

  26. Just found your lovely challenge blog tonight and love that you have added "The Pink Ladies"! It reminded me of the movie "Grease"!
    And a challenge all about the color pink is right up my alley! Thanks for creating it! And I love your "glitter in the veins quote"!
    So true!!!!
    :) Jill

  27. P.S. I forgot to say that I love your card!!!! Love the cut out window and all the sweet "pink" details! :)

  28. A beautiful card Christine. love the pinks. Thank you for joining us at The Hobby House.
    Hugs Debbie x

  29. Gorgeous card Christine, love your perfectly coloured Tilda and that fab postage stamp sentiment!
    Thanks so much for Going Postal with us at Totally Tilda and good luck!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

  30. Gorgeous card Christine, I love the sparkle and you've coloured sweet Tilda beautifully.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda
    Mandy xx

  31. An adorable card and great colouring. Thanks for sharing it with us at Country View Crafts Challenge this month. Jennie x

  32. A beautiful card, I especially love the postage stamp image. I also love the way you've cut out the centre of the card. Thank you for joining us at BMD. Good Luck xoxoxo

  33. Gorgeous card, and adore the embellies... stunning. Thank you for sharing with us at BearlyMine Challenges this week. Good luck. hugs Jackie DT.

  34. So beautiful, Christine! Very elegant and I love the colours;)! Thanks for joining us at A Creative Romance and good luck! Hugs Delphine xx


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