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Sunday, 5 February 2012

Crafts and Me Challenge - 1 February 2012


Over at the Crafts and Me Challenge this time the challenge is "time to brighten your day".  Last year and again this year I am determined to use the paper pads I have won, bought or been given for my birthday/Christmas and I am still doing well with this.  For this card I have used my basic Grey pad Lime Rickey.  The papers are a lot brighter than I normally use but then with the weather like it is we need a bit of cheering up.  For my card I have used a Saturated Canary image called "Thank You".  I have coloured the image with Promarkers.  I then used a Spellbinders die to cut around the image but kept the die in and chalked around the edge with shimmery chalks.  I have cut some flower shapes out from a book and inked with Tim Holtz's Spiced Marmalade and Shabby Shutters distress ink pads.  I have added flower brads to hold the flowers together.  The card has been finished off with some raffia ribbon, Craftwork Cards sentiment, buttons, spotty ribbon, memory wire, bow and die-cut butterflies which I have sanded.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Pile it On - Just because
Lollipop Crafts - Anything goes
Heart Song Inspirations - Buttons and/or brads - both for me on this card
Crazy Challenge - Flowers
Kaboodle Doodles - It's all about the girls
There's Magic in the Air - Photo inspiration
Crafty Sentiments - Punches and/or dies
My Time to Craft - A is for adorable
Paper Pretties - Ribbon or twine
Whimsy Stamps - Make your own flowers
Divas by Designs - Anything goes
Crafts and Me - Time to brighten your day - well if these colours don't brighten your day nothing will!!
I Love Promarkers - Photo inspiration
My Mum's Craft Shop - Fab and funky
Pixie Challenge - Girly girl
Cute Card Thursday - Buttons and bows
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Allsorts - Free and easy

18 comments:

Heather P said...

What a bright and cheery pretty card! Love the bright colors, and pretty image. Thanks for joining us at Pile it On!
Hugs,
Heather P
www.heather-p.blogspot.com/

Shelby said...

Love this card Kym! The flowers are ingenious and your coloring of this cutie is fantastic!

Shelby

coops said...

fabulous card kym.gorgeous sweet sc image andyour colours are stunning :D

xx coops xx

Molecraft said...

A fabulous card, gorgeous colours and love the image! Thanks for joining us at Divas!
Helen x

Tine said...

Hi Kym. Lovely combination of colours and nice to see some buttons too. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Danie May said...

Such a sweet image and pretty card! I love your flowers. Thanks so much for joining us at TIMITA for our Photo Inspiration Challenge.

Danie - Paper Cupcakes DT.

Margreet said...

Stunning card...lovely details and great coloring....thanks for joining the Divas!
xxx Margreet

Deb said...

fabulous card Kym, super colouring!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
Debxx

Cheryl said...

What a cute card! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles.

Dora said...

Aww this is adorable, love the image and the bright colours. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and at I ♥ Promarkers this week. Good luck xx

Meihsia Liu said...

Your card is so cute. Love the fabulous layout and adorable image. The color scheme is so pretty. Thank you for joining us at My Time to Craft. Hugs xx

Diane's Card Designs said...

Awww such a sweet image and coloured beautifully. Love the backing papers and detail. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge this week.
Diane xx

Melissa S. said...

What a fun card. Love these images and I really like the papers you used. Thanks for joining us at Pile It On this week.

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

hey sweet friend!
Thanks for joinin us at MTTC this week!
Good luck Kym!!!

Diamond Doll said...

A fab colourful card Kym, great flowers.Thankyou for joining us at Crafts and Me this week.
(hugs)
Trish (-:

Mary J said...

This is my most fave yet Kym! Just gorgeous Thx for joining us at the Pixie Dust Studios!

Mary x

Cat said...

So sweet! Love the flowers! Thanks for joining the Pixies at Pixie Dust Studio!

Kruemel said...

Thanks for joining the buttons & bow challenge over at CCT! Love your card and its colors!


Hugs
Kathrin aka Kruemel