In the end I started all over again and this is the end result (after nearly 2 hours!)
Here is the original sketch:
Products Used (all Stampin' Up!)
Stamps: A Word for You
Cardstock: Daffodil Delight, Whisper White; Regals DSP Stack
Ink: Night of Navy
Accessories: Sizzix Daisies #2 Die; Whisper White Satin Ribbon; Regals Buttons, Bakers Twine; Adorning Accents Edgelits and Folder
Edited to Add: This card was chosen for a Perfect Princess Award at Freshly Made Sketches this week.