Tuesday 5 February 2013

Digi Darla Valentine card

Hi crafty friends, I thought I'd try something a little different this time and make the gorgeous little Digi Darla girl black and white with just the roses red, I can only imagine how beautiful some of you could do this with your colouring skills, but hey I have to start somewhere lol.

FWAB used:
Red pearls
Jasmine laser flourish in red (part of and just under the left hand flowers)

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I am entering this card into the following challenges:

2 Sisters - White, red and pink (added black too, hope that's okay)
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes with optional love theme 
Addicted to stamps - Pearls and swirl (swirl is on left near flowers)
All Sorts - Let's get cute
Artistic Inspirations - Embossing/Anything goes
ATC's with Attitude - Ribbons/lace
By the Cute & Girly - Roses are red (I coloured the image inspired by your challenge)
Card Makin' Mamas - Love
Cardz TV - Black, white & red
Catch the Bug - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
CMC Copic - Color with texture (black and white)
Corrosive Challenge - Hearts & flowers
My Craft Spot - Valentine's for kids
Crafts & Me - Fave embellies - Flowers, pearls
The Crazy Challenge - Birthdays
Cute Card Thursday - A different corner
The Cutie Pie - Valentine's cards
Delightful challenges - Red and white
Desert Islands Crafts - Itinerary - Love, hearts, pearls, pink & red, sentiment
Digi Darla's - My style (digi image used comes from Digi Darlas)
Digi Haven - Love/Valentine 
Di's Digis - Valentine/Love
Dream Valley - Valentines
Emerald Faeries - Love
Fashionista - Valentines theme
Fat Pages with Attitude - Love
Flutter by Wednesday - Anything goes
Forever Night - Flowers & pearls
Fussy & Fancy - Circles
Glitter & Sparkle - Valentine/Love
Great Impressions - Have a heart
Heck of a challenge - Love and flowers
Hiding in my Craft room - Reds 
Inky Impressions - Bingo - Flowers, ribbon, pink or red
Lacy Sunshine - Anything goes
Lexi's Creations -Valentines/Love
Love to Create - Celebrate
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything goes
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Milk Coffee - Valentines
Moving along with the times - Punch it out
My Grafico - Anything goes
My Mum's craft room - Love/Valentine
Natalie & Amy - Something new (digi), something old (papers & sentiment)
One Crazy Stamper - Love
Paper Makeup Stamps - Red, black and white
Paper Pretties - Square cards
Pause Dream Enjoy - Mainly red
Penny's Challenges - One for the girls
Perfect Sentiments - Anything goes with dies and sentiment 
Pin & Tack - Anything goes
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration (circles, colours)
Platypus Creek Digitals - Pretty Party time
The Ribbon Girl - Love You or Valentine
Scrappy Frogs - Use red or pink
Simon says stamp - Anything goes
Simon says stamp & show - Ever After (Snow White and Red Rose)
Simply create too - Valentine's Day or hearts
Sparkle & Glitter - Hugs and hearts
The Squirrel & the Fox - Something new (colouring the girl black and white)
Stamp n Doodle - Girl Birthday theme
Sweet Stampin' - Love is all around
Tammy's Scrapin' Corner - Valentine cards
The Pink Elephant - Inspirational photos
Totally Stampalicious - Your fave sketch
Tuesday throwdown - Bling it on
Whoopsi Daisy - Ribbon &/or lace (ribbon)

Thank you so much for checking out my card and for any lovely comments you may leave (please don't feel like you have to, only leave one if you want to).

XOX Lucy


  1. Hi Lucy. Lovely card, the black and white image looks stunning against the reds! So effective!
    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin’ Challenge this week.

  2. This is stunning. I love the black and white with the pop of red. Thank you for joining us at Inky Impressions. Good luck in the Xyron, Sticker Maker drawing.

  3. Gorgeous card Lucy, I like the sweet image and the flowers,Thanks for joining in with us at Digi Haven, Good Luck.
    Kevin xx

  4. Super card, love the color. Thanks for playing with us at Simply Create Too

    Hugz Marjo

  5. I'm loving the Black & White image on this...thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Perfect Sentiment!

  6. Love how you colored this image with just a pop of red, very creative and unique. Thanks for playing with us at {PIN}spirational Challenges.

  7. This is so striking!! Beautiful card!Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

  8. You've made an AMAZING card. I love the black and white with the splash of color. Thanks for joining the Catch the Bug challenge this week. Good luck and please do join us again.
    Bugaboo DT

  9. This is stunning! I LOVE how you colored the image black and white and made the roses red.. that's genius! :) Thanks for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

  10. Pretty pretty card! Love the black and white and then the pop of red! Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla's!

  11. Wow! How stunning. Love the black and white with red flowers. Visiting from MIM :) Hope you have a great day!

  12. gorgeous card lucy love the contrast of your image and papers ...fabulous design
    thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    tracey x

  13. Gorgeous card Lucy, the image is very striking! Thank you for joining in with the cutie pies xx

  14. This looks fabulous Lucy! The black & white image really makes the red pop. Thanks for joining our challenge at The Squirrel & The Fox :)

  15. Hi Lucy, stunning card Love the image and your colouring and choise of colours. Thank you for joining us at Fashionista Challenge:)
    Hugs charlotte

  16. wow!! I cannot believe how many challenges you entered this in - good luck!! I love that you used black and white for your digi image - a great idea and the touch of red on the roses, love it!! thanks for joining us at Cardz TV's
    "Color Challenge"

  17. What a beautiful card, love how you have coloured the image, and it's very striking against the red. Thank you for joining us over at Glitter n Sparkle this week, good luck

  18. This is just adorable Lucy, what a cute little image. Saw you on MIM and thought I'd pop over. Hugs

  19. Lovely card, the black/white works really well and a splash of red x Susan x
    Thank you for joining the Cutie Pies Valentine challenge and good luck x Susan x

  20. Hi Lucy. Your sweet Valentine card is so darling! Love the traditional red and white! Your sweet little red pearl bling across the bottom is so cute. Love your Darla. I love the idea of just coloring the red roses and leaving the rest more like a colorized portrait of old. Your sweet little roses are the perfect dimensional embellishment for this card! Thanks for sharing your card with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  21. fabulous, love how you coloured the image!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!

  22. Your card is lovely.

    Thank you for joining us at Stamp 'n' Doodle.

    Anne-Marie x x

    P.S. To be eligible for the Prize you can only enter 9 other Challenges.

  23. Nice concept of red, white and black! Thank you for joining us at Sparkle and Glitter for the Hugs and Hearts challenge!

  24. Now that really made a statement by having the image black and white. The elements around the focal point really enhanced the image. Hope you'll join us again at 613 Avenue create!

  25. Oh this is so pretty, love the image and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven and Cutie Pie xx

  26. This is really lovely, I always enjoy images that are colored differently and you have done a wonderful job here. Thanks so much for playing along at Di's Digi Designs, Digi Darla's, MilkCoffee, Inky Impressions and Whoopsi Daisy this time:)

  27. Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges this fotnight. Marlene DT

  28. Gorgeous - she looks really pretty in B&W with that touch of red! Popped over from MIM.
    Mandy x

  29. Hi Lucy, oh wow fabulous colouring and what a striking colour combination!!

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin,


  30. beautiful card and the colouring looks fine to me perfect against the red in fact-thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    carol DT x

  31. OMG I don't think I have ever seen a card in so many challenges, wow! Very cute!

  32. This is absolutely beautiful. Love the design with the grey colouring and all the lovely reds and the added red ribbon. Thanks for playing at Inky Impressions and Whoopsi Daisy and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday and monday for some new challenges. Bettina xx

  33. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie's.
    Sue x

  34. Nice card Lucy - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl card challenge, Mary x

  35. Fab card and great colours thanks for sharing at glitternsparkle hugs trisha x

  36. Absolutely adore your card! The image is super sweet and love all the flowers-so pretty!
    Thanks so much for joining us at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K

  37. Lucy she is super sweet and I love the red against the black and gray. Thank you for playing along this week at “Pin and Tack”. I sure hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


    Pin and Tack / Spark Your Creativity Now DT

  38. Wonderful card...so cute. Thanks for joining us at Forever Nights!

  39. Lovely card and you did a wonderful job colouring the girl,love the black &white with just the the roses coloured! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations!

  40. Lovely card Lucy. Cute image and great layout.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.

  41. Beautiful card Lucy - love the striking red with the B&w image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT and Cutie Pie this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  42. LOVE how you've colored the image, keeping to shades of grey and just adding a little touch of color to the flowers! Fab design!

  43. Gorgeous - love your black and white coloring with the pop of red!!!! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper.

  44. Your card is so pretty!!! Thanks for participating in the {PIN}SPIRATIONAL Challenge blog! Hope to see you again!!

  45. very pretty card, thanks for sharing at sparkle and glitter
    monique dt

  46. This is so sweet! I love the look of the black and white image with just a splash of colour!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  47. Wow what a cute valentine. Thanks so much for joining us this week for our red and white challenge at Delightful Challenges.

  48. I love this! and I think you did a great job with the colouring!
    Thanks for joining us at BTC&G this month.
    Lora x

  49. great card, love that the image in just black and white
    thanks for joining our challenge over at forever night challenges and the sparkle and glitter with Rick St Dennis blog

  50. Wow! I am amazed and absolutely love this look!! Thanks so much for joining us at Digi Darla's this week and showing a new spin to one of her images! Awesome!!

  51. Gorgeous card, love how you've colored her. Thanks for joining us at Forever Night Challenges this week.

  52. How unusual to use black and white but just stunning. Thank you so much for joining in with my Challenge at Allsorts this week. I hope that you enjoyed taking part.
    Jo xx

  53. Wow! Your coloring is beautiful! I LOVE this!

    I saw your card on MIM and had to drop by for a closer look. I'm numbers 37 & 100.


  54. I'm back with my DT hat on. Not only is your coloring beautiful, but I love the flowers and pearl accents.

    Thank you for joining our challenge at Great Impressions Stamps .


  55. This looks awesome! Love your colouring!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



  56. This card is so precious Lucy!! I love the image in black and white with your gorgeous embellishments. Those red roses really stand out. Fabulous job!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!! Have a fantastic day!! Hope you see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT


  57. Beautiful card. I love the black and white color you use on image, and contrast with red color design. Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge.

  58. So sweet valentine's card. I love stamp. Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley challenge.

  59. Fabulous Valentine's card, thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  60. Great black and white coloring. Thanks for playing with LRS!

  61. OMGosh she is so cute and I love the pops of color, fabulous design.

  62. Very pretty card.
    Thanks for joinning us at The Corrosive challenge Blog

  63. Wow! As awesome as this card is; the number of challenges you've entered it into is even more impressive, and Im NOT being sarcastic! Dang! LOL
    Thank you for joining our "LACE AND/OR RIBBON" challenge at Whoopsi Daisy this week! Hope to see you back next week!
    Karen C

  64. Hi Lucy! Love your card. It is adorable. The image is really cute!

    Thanks for coloring with us at CMC. Hope to see you for our next challenge!


  65. What a really neat card. I love that only the roses have color on the image. With all the red embellishments, this card rocks! Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations this week.

  66. WOW Lucy - I had no idea how many challenges are running on the internet! I think your colouring is just perfect.

  67. Hi Lucy, I'm back to admire your card again and to also say thank you for joining in with us Cutie Pies this time as well.


  68. Oh my goodness what beautiful colouring. Love it. Thanks for playing at WhoopsiDaisy. Hugs...Mona

  69. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Corrosive Challenge and good luck.

  70. Darling Valentine! Thanks so much for joining us at The Pink Elephant!

  71. Magnificent card!!!!!!!! Gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for playing with us at By The Cute & Girly’s Roses are red challenge and good luck!

    Tammy, BTC&G DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx

  72. so precious~ thanks for playing along at The Pink Elephant!

  73. I have popped back again to see your Gorgeous card and,
    Thanks for joining in with us at Heck of a challenge this month, Good Luck.
    Kevin xx

  74. Just gorgeous - it's so effective with the black and white and then the red.

    Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie Challenge.

    Helen x

  75. This is beautiful! You did an awesome job coloring in black and white! It turned out amazing! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps! We hope to see you play along with us again :)

  76. A gorgeous card, love the black & white image with all the red!
    Thanks for joining in the Pearls & Swirls challenge at ATSC!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

  77. Superb card Lucy, Thanks for joining in the Pearls & Swirls challenge at Addicted to Stamps.
    Teresa x

  78. Lucy, your card is wonderful. Love the black / grey image with the pop of RED for the rose. Well done card, thanks for sharing it at Scrappy Frogs Challenge.

  79. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at My Mum's Craft Shop!


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