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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Ever seen a ballet dancing bear?


Hi all,

I hope you are having a good weekend. After a week of temperatures in the 40's most days, it's finally dropped to about 25 degrees and we are more comfortable. Daisy is now sleeping in her own room again, which is great because by the end of the week the girls were keeping each other awake (well Daisy was keeping Martha awake by making her laugh).

I love dance images as I used to do a lot of dancing when I was younger and when I saw this image I had to get it. It's by Stamp Fairy and she is called Linda . The ballet shoes in the corner are a freebie download from the site. Over at the Stamp Fairy challenge blog, they are asking for a project that includes handmade flowers. I used a scalloped circle punch to make one flower and then cut strips of net and gathered them to make the other flowers. I was hoping they would remind you of tutus.

8 comments:

chris said...

this is great, love the ballet shoes hanging, never seen a dancing bear before!
hugs chris xx

sugarstamp said...

This is so cute! I love how you put the ballet slippers on the edge.

Gerda said...

I love your card. It is not only the coloring. I love how you made the roses. The idea to make them look like tutus, this is tutu-cute!

Thanks for joining us at StampFairy this week!

Hugs, Gerda aka Stampfairy

Lindsey said...

Ahhhhh! What a sweet card, I love how you have used the ballet shoes in the corner and the papers are gorgeous.
Come to think about it I don't think I have seen a ballet dancing bear before........!
Linds x

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nikki
A gorgeous card love the image and paper's,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

She's adorable!! I love the added ballet slippers and your flowers are so CUTE!! Thanks so much for playing with us at StampFairy Challenge.

Deanne :)

Sharon Basel said...

This card is fantastic! I love how you've incorporated the ballet shoes with the main image - it looks like they are just hanging there for real! Your handmade flowers are pure genious - using tuille to make them mini tutus. What a perfectly delightful creation. Thanks for sharing it with us at StampFairy!
All the best,
Sharon, SF-DT

Carissa said...

This is just darling. I love all the pink and your gorgeous flowers are just perfect for a ballerina. Thanks for joining us on the StampFairy Challenge this week. Carissa :)