Wednesday, 15 February 2012

A Card for the Sugary Nellie Sunday Challenge

Good Morning Ladies, well its quite mild outside today so hubby and I have been trimming our lilac trees, mainly because the local council in their wisdom have decided to start charging us to remove garden refuse from the 2nd April, and I really wanted to get the trees sorted before they really start growing again, its easier to see the stems that way. And I have a feeling they are cutting their own throats by starting to charge us, as we live in a beautiful part of the country, more people are going to fly tip their rubbish around the Forest which is going to look lovely I dont think, who wants to pay more for taking this garden stuff away, weve got a very small garden so carnt have a composter as its just not big enough plus which its on the slope so where do we put it to keep it level. Oh well perhaps they will change their minds again before long. They actually made money from it as it was sent to be made in to compost for gardens anyway so why are we being charged I wonder?
Now back to my card sorry about spouting of, this card has been made for a new Sunday Challenge over on Facebook by Sugar Nellie, I was lucky to win last week and received a stamp of my own choice which was fabulous. Anyway I have used on of the new images and as the challenge was a colour one
and quite a difficult choice to use so I hope they are happy with the way I used them, I coloured it with my copic pens, then used the large rectangle die to cut it out, and again used a larger one for the mount. The sentiment is one from my stash and has been treated in the same way as the image.
The base card is a 6"x 6" white card with a first mount of beige card and one of four papers from the Sweet Shope Digi Downloads, this set are called "Count your Blessings" and Ive created several layers even used one of the Cheery Lynn dies on one of them, then positioned the mounted image at a jaunty angle and the sentiment to the right of my image.
To finish of Ive used one of the Cheery Lynn leave dies, and a Die-namics Gardenier rolled flower die to create my floral spray in the top right hand corner.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://ladybugscraftsinkchallengeblog.blogspot.com/
http://canyoudigiit.com/blog/
http://craft-roomchallenge.blogspot.com/
http://scrap-creations1.blogspot.com/
http://bunnyzoescrafts.blogspot.com/
http://karensdoodleschallengeblog.blogspot.com/
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/
http://craftspotbykimberly.blogspot.com/
http://simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.com/
http://www.stampsruschallenges.blogspot.com/
http://theresmagicintheair.blogspot.com/

29 comments:

Anne said...

Hi Shirley! What a delightful card, love the colours and that flower is just lush. Councils are getting too greedy, what do we pay our Council Tax for? Lovely day here too, sunny are warm (for February!) Enjoy your day. Hugs x

Heather said...

Oh girl! This is SOOO SWEET!!! I love her green dress. your shading is lovely!

Elborgi said...

fantastic how you use the punshc pices!
Hugs
Elma

Nancy Wethington said...

Love the image you chose for this and that color combos are fabulous! Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

Stamps and Paper said...

Love your colours on this sweet card Shirley...

Anne

Lisa M said...

The green of her dress is wonderful and I really love that flower and arrangement! Nicely done. :)


Thank you SO much for playing along with us at Karen’s Doodles for our challenge.
Best of luck to you and we hope to see you again next time!
Hugs,
Lisa xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and the soft colours x

Gvendalen said...

So pretty card! Love these colors and image so cute.
hugs, Helena

jimlynn said...

Precious image and outstanding card! LOVE those wonderful colors you used on here - great combo! Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us Challenges.
Lynn

Mynnette said...

A darling card--fabulous image! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

wannabcre8tive said...

Love this cute card. That image is just adorable. Thank you for playing in the Paper Cupcakes/There's Magic in the Air Challenge.

Diane's Card Designs said...

A gorgeous image and the soft colours on your card are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at LCI Challenge.
Diane xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Shirley this is absolutely fabulous!
hugs
kim x

Maria said...

This is sooo gorgeous and cute! I love how you've used the colour scheme, it looks fabulous. Thanks for joining in with us at the Craft-Room Challenge, and good luck. Maria x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Shirley don't get me started on the charges for removing the garden waste, grrrrrr, they started charging us last year but like so many I opted out, they still haven't collected the empty green bins yet. I thought they wanted us to recycle????

Anyway I am calming myself down by looking at this beautiful card, I love that image so much and that flower design looks fantastic, I do love the colours you have used.
hugs
Lorraine x

Gloria Westerman said...

This is so pretty and adorable....I love your coloring....awesome job....thank you so much for playing with us at Paper Cupcakes/TMITA

Nikki Byrne said...

LOVE that image :o) fab card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Craft room challemge. Good luck. NIkki DT

Tracey said...

Oooh I love this card Shirley & those colours look fab :)
I hope you're having a great weekend!
Take care.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Debi said...

lovely image and colours, beautiful card, thanks for joining us at craft room challenge, debi x

Josefa Laura said...

Thank you my dear, your comment make me happy ,your blog is really wonderful. I send you a big hug.....

Suzi B said...

Delightful card, great colour combo. thank you for joining in at MMM
suzi b x

Cazro said...

Thanks for sharing your very pretty card with us at MMM. Hope to see you again. Caz

Candy said...

Super sweet card! Love the image!
Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot this week.
Candy
My Craft Spot DT Member
candyscraftcorner.blogspot.com

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card ♥ Thank you for joining us at Bunny Zoe's Crafts!

hazel said...

A fabulous card, I love the image. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

Michelle Single said...

That teeny dog is TOO cute!!! LOVE the coloring on this! Thanks for playing with CYDI? this week!

Dana Alley said...

The colors and subtle details on this card are beautiful! Thank you for joining us at CYDI?!

nwilliams6 said...

What an adorable card! Love the images - wish I looked like that when I walked the dog (I would walk her all the time). Thanks for joining the C.Y.D.I.? challenge. Hope to see you play again soon.

Lelia Pierce said...

How stinking cute! I am loving everything about this card! Thanks so much for playing along with CYDI?!

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