Sunday, 30 June 2013

I’m A Sunshine Girl!!!!

Ok, here is my second post today. I don’t know about you, but the majority of my emails are bills, advertising or spam (if I have any more emails about PPI, I think I’ll go mad!). So you can imagine my surprise and delight, when I received one entitled ‘DT invite’. The email was from the fantastically talented Heather Valentin of Lacy Sunshine Stamps asking me if I would consider joining her Design Team. Well, of course I had to think long and hard about it – NOT! I’ve been a fan of Heather’s gorgeous digi images for a while and there was no way I would give up the chance to join her DT! There was a small nagging voice inside my head warning me about over-committing myself, but I figured the only thing that might suffer would be the housework, so, hey-ho, lol!
So, it’s official, I’m a ‘Sunshine Girl’ and my first DT card is for this fortnight’s challenge at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge Blog where the theme is ALWAYS ‘Anything Goes’ – what could be easier?  Only entries using a Lacy Sunshine image will be eligible for the random prize which is $30 worth of digis to spend in the Lacy Sunshine Store, although other entries will qualify for the Top Three prizes of their choice of 2 digis.
I was sent the cutest ever little fairy from Heather’s Sticky Wings range– meet Coco, she’s just adorable. I intended to go with traditional Christmas colours for my card, but ended up with non-contemporary purple and turquoise!

Lacy Sunshine June1

Image – Lacy Sunshine Stamps coloured with Promarkers
Card – Coredinations – J & C Creations
Papers – free with a magazine
Gems - ‘Back To Basics IV' - Dovecraft
Snow made with an ‘Ice White’ Viva pearl pen
Dies used: Memory Box - ‘Frostyville Border’ & ‘Precious Stars. Marianne Designs - ‘Christmas Tree’ & ‘Snowflake 1’
Cuttlebug embossing folder

’Anything Goes’ – Inky Chicks
’Anything Goes’ – Pollycraft
'Cute & Cuddly' - non traditional colours - Christmas at Sweet Stampin

Thanks for looking!


  1. Congrats on your DT invite! I have recently found the Lacy Sunshine website and have fallen in love with these images. Your card is gorgeous and I love the colours you have chosen. I will definitely be adding this one to my ever growing collection!

    Sharon x

  2. Absolutely stunning card Nat. Love the really neat and perfect look and the embellies are to die for ('scuse the pun!) and they're on my must have list. Fantastic colouring and perfect colour choice. Absolutely love it and love having you on the team...and sod the h*******k! Lol.

  3. congrats on the DT post Nat! and a gorgeous christmas card!
    Kim x

  4. Congrats on the DT post. I'm not surprised as your cards are great. I agree completely with Lexie about the 'H' word!!!

  5. Big Congrats on your new DT place Nat. Your card is gorgeous, beautiful colours and I love all your detailing.
    Sue xx

  6. Congrats on your new DT Nat this is really pretty love those colours you've used huggles hun Sue xxx

  7. huge congrats on your new DT nat.your card is so sweet, adorable image and your colour combo is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  8. Gorgeous card Nat. The image looks so sweet and I love the colour scheme.
    Congratulations on your DT spot - well deserved.
    Lorraine x

  9. Gorgeous,lovely image and

  10. Huge congrats on your new DT position! Your card is fabulous and I really love that stunning colour scheme :-)
    Hugs, Kat xx

  11. Congratulations Nat...this is just gorgeous, I love the colour combo,fabulous,and beautiful colouring.I love the design and details too.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  12. Congrats on your new DT Nat...Gorgeous card, fabulous image and love the colours.
    Wendy xx

  13. What a great combination of colours; they are a fab alternative to the usual red and green! Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey x

  14. Woohoo! Congratulations Nat and welcome to the team :) Stunning card - gorgeous colour combo and embellishments and little Coco looks so beautiful!
    Tracey xx

  15. Morning sweetie, this is simply stunning, hugs Pops x x x

  16. Nat, this is a stunner for sure! Love all your gorgeous make! Fantastic use of your dies, and your coloring is wonderful! Oh, welcome to the team! You are so talented. I enjoyed looking through your work....xxxoooo


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