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Friday, 16 March 2012

Crafty Ann's Challenge #61 - Spring into spring

The time has come for another challenge over at Crafty Ann's Challenge Blog.  This fortnight the challenge is "spring into spring" so Crafty Ann is looking for spring or Easter themed projects.
 
Last year I decided when printing out digital images I would print out two of the same image because I was making a mess of so many and then having to re-print.  Now that I have two images printed out I rarely make a mistake so I then end up with extra cards.  This means I have not one but two cards to show for you today.  I have used Crafty Ann's new digital image of a vase of daffodils.  My favourite flowers are roses, followed by poppies and then followed by daffodils so I had to use this image.  I have coloured in with Promarkers, die-cut the image and chalked around the edge with a chalk ink pad.  The backing papers are all abstract papers from Crafty Ann's digi shop so I went for the colours yellow, orange and yellow to be spring-like.  The cards have been finished off with a sentiment, bow, Marianne Designs die-cut butterfly and ribbons.

Here are both cards side-by-side so you can see the subtle differences:
I am entering these cards into the following challenges:

Cupcake Inspiration - Photo inspiration
One Stitch at a Time - Use a digi
Totally Stampalicious - All flowers
Kaboodle Doodle - Show us some green
Digital Tuesday - Think spring
2 Sisters - Spring colours
I love Promarkers - Anything goes
Marianne Designs Divas - Spring into spring
Always Something Creative - Spring awakening
The Poodles Parlour - Anything goes
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Add a sentiment
Delicious Doodles - The wonder of life
Sparkle's Forum - Mother's day or spring

22 comments:

mixamatoasties said...

Great cards. Good idea to make two at a time!!

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin.

Susan x

Marjo said...

Awesome Card, thanks so much for playing with us at OSAAT.

Xoxo Marjo

Deb said...

Awesome spring colors and such a lovely image, thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at One Stitch at a Time--Hope to see you again soon
Debs
xxx

Rene said...

Lovely card! Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week!
Rene :D

Mummylade said...

Great work. Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts Kym

Kim said...

Very pretty cards. I print out two images all the time too lol!
Glad you could join us at sweet stampin this week!

Suzie's Card Den said...

What a lovely spring card
Thank you for joining us at Digital Tuesday Challenge, good luck and hope to see you again soon.
Hugs
Suzie xx

Allison said...

lovely card
thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles this time
Allisonx

Lorraine said...

Lovely. Really pretty image. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Cheryl said...

Very pretty cards!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

Tina said...

lovley image..thanks for sharing at cupcake inpsirations

Tina
sweetie dt

Teri said...

Gorgeous hun! I love the colours. Perfect for our theme at Delicious Doodles this time. Good luck in the draw!
Hugs,
Teri x

* Shaz * said...

Gorgeous card!

thank you for joining in the fun with us at SMC for our " Mothers day/Spring " challenge

Hope you will join us again soon
Good luck in the draw

Hugs Shaz x

JLJ Designs said...

Lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations.

Happy Crafting!
Jen (JLJ Designs)
My Blog

Stine said...

Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at ASC.
Hugs Stine

lalkygirl said...

2 fab cards kym.pretty image and gorgeous colours
thanks for joining us at the poodle [parlour and good luck
tracey x

Lori said...

Really sweet card! Those flowers are adorable! Thanks for joining us at Totally Stampalicious this week!

Lori said...

Really sweet card! Those flowers are adorable! Thanks for joining us at Totally Stampalicious this week!

~ Barb said...

I usually print an extra image or two also to color while I figure out what colors I like best, great idea to use them to make extra cards! Thank-you for playing along at Digital Tuesday Challenge!
{Hugs} Barb, GDT.

Amy Johnson said...

Such a pretty spring card! Thanks for playing the DTC this week!

Lesley said...

Very pretty card, lovely flowers! Thanks for taking part in the Sparkles Monthly 'Mother's Day/Spring' challenge xx

Karen said...

This is such a sweet card honey - very pretty.
Thank you so much for joining us for our challenge and good luck!

Krafty Karen DT for Poodles Parlour.xx