Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Three in one!

Morning all! I hope you are all enjoying your week so far?! Today's card meets with 3 of this weeks challenges. There are so many challenges and so little time I find I have to combine more and more challenges these days! I eventually got around to using some of my new BG papers for this card. I have had these new Junebug papers a few months now and didn't think I was too keen on the vibrant patterns, but I love the combination of these papers on this card.


I have used the fabulous sketch over at Friday Sketchers this week, I loved using this one and will definately use it again! It also meets with the challenge this week over at Stamp Something, which is summer and this weeks Just Magnolia Challenge which is friendship. I have made this card to give to my Best Friend, not for any particular reason, just beacause. Nothing says summer more to me than vibrant colours {especially red, I LOVE it!}, flowers and ladybugs, I just adore them! I hope she likes it!

Materials:

Image: Tilda with Ladybug and flowers background, both from Magnolia, coloured with koh-i-noors and sansodor

Papers: Basic Gray JuneBug

CS: from stash

Sentiment: Circle of Friendship set from SU

Tools: distress inks, sponge, nesties {out of bounds technique},

Misc: Pearl brad, adhesive red pearl & flowers from stash, distressed stripes cuttlebug folder, red dew drops from stash

Well I hope you like today's card. I have to say I am particularly please with how it's turned out! For all of you who have asked, yes I did manage to get my wedding outfit sorted on sunday, I got a clutch bag and fascinator, so thats my outfit all sorted now! Thank goodness!

Thanks for stopping by today, please leave me a comment so I know you have been!

Hugs, Vicky ~x~

22 comments:

Ria said...

Great Card ! The colours are beautiful and the Magnolia stamp is just so cute.

Ria

katy said...

Hi Vicky, a lovely card with a definate summery feel, love those papers, so vibrant ! hugs Katy x

Tara said...

This is just stunning Vicky - you've put those papers together brilliantly and the card has such a fresh, summery feel!!
Hugs Tara xx

Juls said...

gorgeous! Love all the yunny polka dots!

Fern said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, love the colour combo! I have left something for you on my blog!

Fern xx

craftyb said...

Hi Vicky, gorgeous card! I'm right with ya on the red...my fav too...and funny i got the June Bug and Lemonade together, can't get enough of the Lemonade but not just as keen on the JB...but I LOVE your combination here...maybe I'll give it another go!! lol

And I also know what you mean about all the challenge sites...I keep seeing more and more names pop up when visiting blogs...I certainly can't keep up!

I love your take on this sketch...love the vibrancy of your colours...your friend will love this...especially if its a surprise! bx

Erin... said...

This sure says summer to me! The colors arer fabulous! LOVE that Tilda with her sweet little lady bug. Wonderful job with the Stamp Something challenge, thanks for playing!

Claire Ellen Designs said...

Hi Vicky,
great card, great details, great papers, all in all, great lol !Take care, hugs, Claire xx

Cheryl said...

So sweet,really love this colour combo and gorgeous papers......and such a cute image!!!
Hugs xx

All Pink girl said...

Wow fab card ,love the image and the papers ,beautifull
hugs Dawnxxx

Rach said...

a gorgoeus card, the papers are so pretty. hugs rachxx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Vicky,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Jills Scrappy Daze said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, love the Tilda and the fab papers
Hugs
Jill x x

Tab said...

oooh gorgeous card, sweetie! Love the sweet image and the colours are delish!

Glad you got your outfit, can't wait to see some piccy's!
Hugs Tab xxx

The PerkyPig! said...

This is just gorgeous, really vibrant and cheerful looking, I love it.

Hugs
Julia x

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

What a beautiful card, such a lovely image and great colours.
Hugs Jacqueline

Stephanie said...

This is stunning Vicky!

Hugs xxx

Kathy said...

Very cute! I love all the layers and embellies!

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Vicky,
What a beautiful card!
I love your sweet image and fabulous colouring!
Gorgeous paper and lovely detail!
Thank you so much for your kind words they really mean a lot and I am so sorry that you lost your cat it is just heartbreaking I know.
hugs
kim x

Shelly said...

Wow, what a stunning card. Love that image and colour choice! Thanks for joining in the Stamp Something challenge, Shelly x

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