Sunday, 2 January 2011

Sharing on a Sunday

I managed to pull myself together and make a few cards today. I've had the most awful cough and cold for almost 2 weeks now and now the excitement of Christmas has been and gone, my body is slowly giving in to the cold symptoms! Don't think I've ever drunk so much lemon tea before!

Anyways...on to my first card which is for Free For All #45 to celebrate your new year's resolutions. I always make them, stick to them for a couple of weeks and then forget about them. Let's see how I do this year with these ones. My main non-crafting one is to read more. I got a Kindle for Christmas and have downloaded about 40 books already. I want to try and read at least 1 book a week and more during the holidays. My crafting resolutions include to try out the vintage style more often, which I think I've done with this one and to use up more of my patterned papers, which I used some of here. I opened my new Kaisercraft Rose Collection pack and it really is a stunning pack, which I will definitely use quite often! The dots on the green pieces are flocked and the pink has clear embossed swirls over the top - just gorgeous! The sketch is from Viva La Verve January #1 as well.


Recipe:

Stamps: All Booked Up from PTI

Papers: Blushing Bride, Mellow Moss (retired), Very Vanilla all from SU, Rose Collection pack from Kaisercraft

Inks: Creamy Caramel, Mellow Moss (both retired) from SU, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Mellow Moss buttons (retired) from SU, Lace from Cuddly Buddly, Mat Stack 2 die, Limited Layers 1 3/4" Circles Collection dies from PTI, Brads from Papermania, beautiful Wings Embosslits from Sizzix

My next one is for CC303 to use Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy and Old Olive, Just Us Girls #65 for the sketch, Just Add Ink's #49 to just add summer (I think these bright yellow flowers have a summery feel to them, don't you?!) and for Michele's Papertrey Princess Challenge to colour in an image.


Recipe:

Stamps: Friends Til The End from PTI

Papers: Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, Old Olive,Whisper White, Petals & Paisley DSP (retired) all from SU

Inks: Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight both from SU, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Eyelet Border Punch, Daffodil Delight ribbon both from SU, Diamond Stickles

My final card for today took me absolutely ages! No idea why it took so long but I seemed to take forever making it! This one is for Sweet Sunday sketch #98, Totally Tilda's #13 to use ribbon and roses (I don't have any blue roses in the right shade so I subbed them with whatever flowers the Boho Punch makes!), Our Creative Corner's Thank You challenge with a twist to use blue, cream (I had to use white as I used my Copics cardstock and that only comes in white, sorry girls!), metal and vellum (my little flowers are made of vellum inked up with Blue Bayou ink) and for Just Magnolia's #87 Anything Goes challenge. I tried to find a space to put a thank you message on the front, but it didn't look right anywhere so I have stamped a thank you inside instead.


Recipe:

Stamps: Spring Tree, Romantic Tilda with Parasol both from Magnolia

Papers: Bordering Blue, Blue Bayou (both retired) from SU, Copics White, Magnolia Something Blue DSP

Inks: Blue Bayou (retired) from SU, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Circle Nestabilities, Large Scallop Border die from PTI, Blue Bayou ribbon (retired), Boho Blossoms punch both from SU, Diamond Stickles, Mini brads from stash

And that's all from me today folks! Thanks for stopping by!

9 comments:

  1. What a sweet card! I love your layout and your details are awesome! Thanks for playing along with 'Our Creative Corner' this week!

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  2. What lovely cards! Love your take on this weeks sketch!


    Thanks for getting sketchy with JUGS this week!

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  3. your card is stunning.
    love this sweet Magnolia card!

    thank you for joining us this week on Just Magnolia/Just Hanglar challenge blog
    hope to see you again
    love
    Claudia

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  4. Oh my! Your cards are all so beautiful! I love the Magnolia card! I can see why it took so long...it's chock full of goodness! And your JUGs card is so refreshing! Love the colors! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  5. Such pretty cards!!! You had such a productive creative day with fabulous results! Your mojo was kickin'! Gorgeous take on the JUGS sketch challenge! Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls!!!

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  6. A wonderful bunch of cards!! Great job with all the sketches and challenges! ♥♥♥

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  7. A beautiful group of cards - all very lovely in their own way. Terrific job on the OCC thank you challenge. Wonderful composition and great DP to back up that sweet image! We're very pleased that you could join in the fun with us this week at Our Creative Corner. Hope to see lots more of you in 2011.

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  8. Great cards, I love the magnolia one, love the LO of it too.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda's Ribbon and Roses challenge. Hugs, Jeanet TT DT

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  9. Grat card I love this Tilda
    Thanks for joining us at the Totally Tilda challenge this and I hope you'll join us for many more
    Hugs Susie Sugar x

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