Saturday, 20 March 2010


Carol's Sketch Fun 22 - Carol has provided quite an unusual sketch for Challenge 22.

I was a little bit out of my comfort zone with this...I haven't made a DL card for a long time.

On Monday my postie surprised me with a wonderful gift from my lovely friend Kym.
She knows I don't have very many stamps so she sent me some stamped images and this is one of them.
A few posts ago she showed a card she said she made with a gift inside for a friend. I wasn't to know at the time that it was for me :-)
It was such a kind thought and a lovely surprise :-)

BP - free from Making Cards mag...I'm being very thrifty
Image - Anya (from Kym)
Ribbon and punched flowers
Holographic mirri card
Peel-off butterfly on copic coloured paper

This also fits a number of other challenges with a spring theme

Fussy and Fancy 6 - green
Allsorts 44 - spring is in the air
SCSC 75 - spring has sprung
Flutter by Wednesday 101 - green
Anyone for Anya - spring fever
Crafty Catz 24 - spring
Creative Inspirations 52 - white, yellow, green
Simon Says - show us your greens
Pile it On 10 - pastels

I must apologise for not doing my regular blog visiting.
I have been comandeered by hubby to help in the garden, so now, not only do I need a cook and a cleaner, it looks like a gardener is needed too, hahahaha.

Thank you for stopping by :-)



Lisa Jane said...

What a cute card , great layoit and lovely colours
Lisa ;)


Hi Irene
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

Ann Whitfield said...

Absolutely gorgeous Irene - I would have thought you were totally in your comfort zone here.
Ann x

carol said...

Hello..Your card is lovely, Thankyou for joining in with the craftycatz challenge, x carol

{Jane} said...


Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Danni said...

Such a pretty card! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Aunty Sue said...

brillient card thanks for joining us this week at creative inspirations

Carol said...

A gorgeous card Irene, love the way you've done the ribbon loops and the image is lovely.
thanks for joining in with my sketch challenge :)

Carol x

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This is such a pretty card. Love the soft spring colors and beautiful job coloring the image! Great job on the color challenge. So happy to see you joining in the fun at Creative Inspirations!

Donna said...

Beautiful and pretty card...thanks so much for joining in the fun at SCSC :) Donna x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

This is such a pretty card Ilove how you have used the ribbon it looks fab!

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Jacki Randolph said...

Beautiful card, Thanks for joining our challenge at Fussy & Fancy.

Debi said...

Lovely job on this. Thank you for playing along with the Anyone for Anya? challenge.

Nancy said...

Lovely card!! Thanks for fluttering with us this week!

Cheryl said...

Very cute! You did a great job for being out of your comfort zone.

Liz said...

wonderful Irene

liz xx

Anonymous said...

Cute image, very pretty card! I love the ribbons. Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday!

Jennifer said...

Lovely. Thanks for playing at Fussy and Fancy.