Thursday, December 29, 2011

We're following the leader...

     This card was made using another image from the December Kit Club release from A Day For Daisies.  I just love Tammy's vintage images.  Can't you just hear this little line of misses singing a fun little nursery rhyme.
     I used papers from Basic Grey's Picadilly collection and colored the image with Copics.
     There won't be a new regular release this week since Tammy's giving us a little holiday break, but I'll be back next Friday with something new.
     I can't believe 2012 is already here!
     If you love Tammy's images as much as I do and would like to either add more to your collection or try them out for the first time, don't forget to enter the drawing for my blog candy.  It ends on New Year's Eve and there are TWO gift certificates from A Day For Daisies up for grabs as well as some awesome kraft products from Kraft Outlet.
     I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp--anything goes
Party Time Tuesdays--anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday--anything goes
Make It Monday--anything goes
Basic Grey--anything goes

     Happy New Year to come!

  • Papers:  Basic Grey Picadilly, Recollections, Copic XPress-it Blending card
  • Stamp:  A Day For Daisies "Five Vintage Darlings"
  • Ink:  Copics, Vintage Photo Distress ink
  • Tools:  Nestabilities Lacey Circles (S4-) and Labels Eight (S5-019), Martha Stewart Rose Leaf punch
  • Miscellaneous:  The Paper Studio pearls, Recollections rose, Yellow Stickles, lace and stamens from my stash


  1. Just beautiful Tracy,and what a gorgeous dp!
    Hugs Heidy

  2. so pretty, love the soft colouring

  3. hi Tracy what a super card.
    Love the image and your colouring , the lace and pearls,and the flower and pins
    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  4. Such a gorgeous card! That image is adorable, it just makes one smile. Wishing you a blessed and happy New Year! Hugs, Sarah

  5. Another beauty Tracy :) Love the image, the layout is fabulous and the sentiment is perfect!
    Hugs xx

  6. Tracy, this is gorgeous


  7. So very pretty! It kinda looks like a super fun conga line, doesn't it? lol Love the entire design! :o)

  8. I love this image and the subtle colours you have used. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  9. This is super Adorable Tracy.. Saw this on MIM..Loz

  10. Your card is so sweet! I love the vintage-y details.

    Wishing you a year of health, happiness and creativity! Happy New Year!

  11. Tracy,
    Your card is so pretty!
    I love the layers, lace, pins, pearls & paper!

  12. HI Tracy I am visiting via MIM. I love your card, gorgeous stamp, It reminds me of my old childhood books ;0)
    Happy New Year,
    Jane x

  13. oopsi daisy...I have to put the blog candy back on my blog...i thought it was over!!! This card is fantastic! I've seen the image before (from the site) and what you have done with it Tracy is stellar! The coloring is fantastic. I LOVE your shading. The frame with the nestie ? and then the frame (double) above with the same paper within is SO neat ! It really compliments all you've done! It is SO alive. That you could take the image and envision it to become this way is nothing short of magical. It is a definate keeper. Hey, did I tell you I have *under my pictures* a folder named Tracy!!! I look at the pics and just learn... Love and a hug, your friend - Samara

  14. Such a pretty card this is Tracy, brings back sweet childhood memories, reading books with similar images together with my mother. Lovely colours! Happy New Year! Hugs, Ira x

  15. This is amazing ... just makes me sigh ... incredibly beautiful

  16. A gorgeous card with a sweet image and beautiful papers! hugs, Marlies

  17. I just love this line of dancing girlies! Beautiful papers and delightful ribbon!

  18. Wow this is one gorgeous design. Love that image with those girls. It's beautifully decorated with lace and pearls, flower and pin. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Happy new year. Bettina xx

  19. I just love that quote, makes me smile. Such a pretty card my friend..

    Hugs, Linda

  20. This is so beautiful and i love your ribbon trim.
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Paint this week.

  21. Oh, this is a sweetie, Tracy! Love those sweet little girls in those soft tones, and your papers, soft, subtle trims and pearls compliment them perfectly!!

  22. ohmygosh, tracy, this is a fabulous card! i love it so much. the layout, the papers, the embellies...everything is just perfect. thanks for sharing with us and i wish you a happy new year, dearie. *hugs* steph :)

  23. Tracy,
    This card is so truly awesome! I love the senti. "...Growing up is optional" That's how I feel too, I don't plan on growing up. But I cant not get older. You really put some work into this card! I love the 3 hat pens under that beautiful yellow rose! Your crochet trim is so lovely!! Love how you finished it off w/ all the half pearls, so pretty! Great choice in the BG paper, and wow great colouring on your image! Wonderful card!! I signed up to be a follower by email and that follow me button. Happy New Year!

  24. Love this image. I've not seen it before. Beautifully coloured too. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday, and Happy New Year. Annette xx

  25. Such a darling card, Tracy! I love the rich colors you chose.
    Have a Happy New Year!
    Huggies ~

  26. Hi Tracy

    Fabulous card, I love this image! I love the soft muted tones that you have used.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

  27. Beautiful card Tracy, so pretty & the image is adorable.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our anything goes challenge.
    Happy New Year
    hugs Mandy xx

  28. WOW Tracy!! Your card is really adorable!! I love all about it!
    Thanks for joining us at Basic Grey challenge.
    Have a fab week end.
    Hugs, Giò


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