My shining star

My shining star

Saturday, 21 September 2013

Follow your dreams

Morning lovelies - I hope you're well and happy. We're all okay - my Lucy had to have some blood tests yesterday - nothing serious we hope - she was a real trooper though - so brave xx

Onto todays post - I made this with two challenges particularly in mind - the sunday stamper and stamping sensations - it definitely looked better in my head than it has turned out!




The heart was part of a pack of two from the anycraftsapound store - I painted it with green acrylic paint then stamped some inkylicious poppies on it and some background script. Then I used a sweet poppy stencil and some sparkle medium from Imagination crafts and made the main focus of the hanging. Then I used a piece of neenah crest card and distress inks - crushed olive, forest moss, festive berries and barn door - and created a background that I stamped the sentiment and my recently rediscovered butterflies onto. I cut these out and added them to the hanging.

I'd like to enter this into
Sunday stamper pinkleart- make a hanging
Stamping sensationssirstampalotchallenge: Photo inspiration
PTWpapertakeweekly: Make it sparkle
Tuesday throwdown:tuesdaythrowdown Things with wings

Thanks for dropping by today and for any comments you choose to leave - I really do appreciate them and the time it takes you to visit. Big Crafty Hugs and hope you have a great day!
Rachel xx

31 comments:

  1. this is a beautiful make, love the flowers x Oh poor Lucy, so horrible for them. Thanks for all yor lovely comments , I am trying to keep up xx hugs trace x

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  2. Hi Rachel what a fab hanging! Its amazing what you can do with a bit of chipboard, love the poppies! Poor Lucy hope everything is ok! Susan x

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  3. Rachel, love this heart hanging. Hope you don't have to wait to long for Lucy results.

    Hazel x

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  4. Gorgeous heart and lovely poppies, I'm sure Lucy will be okay

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  5. Oh, poor Lucy, I hope she is okay.
    This is gorgeous Rachel. I love the sparkly poppies and beautiful butterflies.
    I hope you have a good weekend
    hugs Sue xx

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  6. A gorgeous project Rachel, I love the poppy stencil. Hope everything is OK with Lucy.

    Sue x

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  7. Gorgeous Rachel. Love the poppies and the colours. Hope you don't have to wait too long for Lucy's blood test results.
    Mags
    x

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  8. Hello Rachel, beautiful heart hanger, lovely colours and the sparkly poppy is gorgeous.
    I hope it wasn't too much of an ordeal for Lucy, horrible things to get done, hope too the results won't take too long in coming through have a great weekend, hugs Kate x

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  9. It is a beautiful hanging Rachel, love the sparkly poppies and the gorgeous butterflies. I really hope all is well with Lucy. Hope you all have a lovely weekend. Big hugs, Anne x

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  10. this is gorgeous love the texture and colour
    Hugs Kate xx

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  11. Good morning sweetie, this is just stunning, hugs Pops xxx

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  12. Gorgeous creation Lucy :-) the whole design is fabulous ! so pretty :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  13. Love your hanging Rachel... sorry to hear Lucy has been going thru it.. bless her! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

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  14. gorgeous creation. love the colours x

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  15. This is just gorgeous,love the texture.xxx

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  16. It is great, Rachel. I llove that green . I do hope your daughter will be fine. Vee xx (I finally entered Hels' challenge this time!)

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  17. This is gorgeous Rachel, I just love poppies. Hope the results of Lucy's blood test come back ok in the meantime here's a BIG Hug for you both :). Hugs Jennifer xx

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  18. Wonderful project. Love the poppies and your color choices. Hope Lucy's results turn out fine.

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  19. Brilliant what you can get in the pound shop and I love what you did with them.

    Hope Lucy's tests turn out fine.

    Susan x

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  20. Beautiful heart love the background stamping and poppies,beautiful butterflies too-hope Lucy is okay
    Carol x

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  21. Fabulous creation Rachel!

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  22. It's lovely Rachel, fab colours and love all the sparkle. Hope Lucy's tests turn out ok hun. Hugs, Lisa x

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  23. You have made a great job decorating your heart, I love it.
    I have some of these must look them out and have a go
    Have a great weekend

    Patricia x

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  24. Really pretty and great use of the sparkle! The sentiment is wonderful and something we should all do!

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  25. You did say you had something special in mind Rachel and you certainly don't disappoint as this is stunning and so perfect for our theme.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations Challenge.

    B x

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  26. Oh this is soooo pretty hun, absolutely love it
    Lindsay xx

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  27. This is lovely Rachel, fabulous Poppies.
    Pauline
    x

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  28. What a Fabulous poppy creation
    thanks for joining us a Stamping sensations this month and good luck!

    Francesca x

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  29. This is gorgeous! Love the sparkles and the coloring. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown. Hope to see you next week!

    Kim
    www.lilypatchstamps.com

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  30. What an beautiful backround and butterflies. I specilly like your sparkling poppy. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful project with us at Staming Sensation.
    Eret x

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