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Saturday, 19 February 2011

SPRING HAS SPRUNG ~ NOT TODAY!!.......................

Morning all!

Wow what a very wet Saturday (again!!) and I think it's here for the day :o( So that means one thing ~ stay in and do loads of crafting lol!!
So today's card I have dug out one of my older Lili of the Valley stamps, he is soooo adorable ahhh..... and I have teamed him up with some gorgeous papers from Prima "Jack n Jill" and one of new border punches from Martha Stewart.

This cute chappie is going into the following challenges :-
Lili of the Valley # 84 ~ My favourite colours ~ I have sooo many but I do love turquoise, blues and neutrals!
Charisma Cardz # 7 ~ Spring has Sprung (Well not today lol!!)


Bear with Butterfly ~ Lili of the Valley


Close up of image & butterfly


Close up of ribbon & pins


Side View

Items Used

Papers ~ Prima "Jack n Jill"
Colouring Medium ~ Promarkers & Chalks
Border Punch ~ MS "Scallop Dot"
Butterfly Punch ~ MS "Monarch" ~ Large
Pearls ~ Stash
Sakura Gelly Roll ~ Clear

Thank you for looking and all your lovely comments :o)

Right that's all folks, I'm off to have a little play and some blog hopping!

Have a lovely day and I hope the weather isn't to bad where you are, I have heard there could be a little snow up North and Scotland :o(

46 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Vicky
A gorgeous card love the image and the colours are beautiful,raining here too,have a lovely weekend,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie I love this card its gorgeous the image is fab & the colours are really pretty. The weather is pretty pants up here along the NE coast its been raining on & off all night. I've got a load of craft stuff take into my craft room today so I'm hoping the rain will stop lol. Hope you have a fab weekend hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jennifer said...

Hi Vicky. Striking colour combo as always. Gorgeous colouring of sweet image xx Jenny xx

Crafty Chris said...

Still raining here Vicky quite depressing, your card is lovely I see you are using the new Prima Papers arent they gorgeous,
Chris x

Debbie said...

Nice one Vicky. This LOTV image is so sweet and I like your sketch and papers. No crafting for me today, I am going out early (b4 5 ) so need to do jobs in the house first.
Have a nice crafting Saturday. Debbiexx

petra,s cards said...

wauw what a sweet card!! lovey collors, image and ribbon and pins!!!!
xx petra

Lynda said...

This is so so lovely Vicky - the colours/papers are fabulous and what a cute image. We've got snow today so I won't be going very far!

Love Lynda xxx

Cazza said...

Hiya Vicky,

As always hon a super cute card - this stamp is adorable!! Love this colour scheme too (as you said sooo many to choose from!!). Your papers are fab :o)

Sooooo with you there on staying in and 'enjoying' the rain at my craft desk, lol!!

Have a great crafty day :o)

Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Lynsey said...

Hi Vicky this is fantastic! That image is just adorable!
Have a great weekend.
Hugs Lynsey x

Debbie said...

This is lovely Vicky love the colours and that cute image. Yep the weather is pants so gonna have a craft day too. Take care hugs Debbie x

Denise and Louise said...

Another beautiful card. I love the image and those papers are gorgeous. Hugs Denise xx

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwww Vivky he's acutie alright.
Love those papers too, they're gorgeous.
A real pretty card.
Have a great weekend
Anne x

Sue said...

Hi sweetie,really gorgeous card,sweet image and I lurve those papers

really yummy day here too and so cold

Sue
Xx

Molecraft said...

Gorgeous colours Vicky, great image too! It's a wet day here too today!
Helen x

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous, have a great weekend hugs pops x x x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Vicky, this is gorgeous, love the adorable imge and your fab colouring. I especially love how you do the little rosy cheeks on these cuties. Very Yummy papers and great border. Had snow here but most of it has gone now. :o)

Donna x

Helen said...

Gorgeous as always! Enjoy the rest of your weekend and I hope the weather clears up where you are.

Helen x

Claire x said...

Well it's definitely sprung on your card - how gorgeous is this? Lovely cute image and those minty greens give it such a fresh feel. It's pouring with rain here today too - a right miserable day! Hugs, Claire x

Sue said...

I agree with you, he is such a cutie. Love your colour combo.Sue.x

Little K Smith said...

Aaawww a gorgeous card Vicky, adore this lil bear and love the splashes of turquoise too :)
Kelly.x

Noreen said...

What lush papers, & such a cute image too, love how you've echoed the butterfly with the punched one xx

sallysbitz said...

This is a cute image. The colour wave is fab too x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

Liz, said...

Cool colours, love those shades. And one of my favourite bears too. No snow here (yet)!

Liz x

Daniele said...

spring has def. not sprung here either its been wet all day. Your card is adorable, don't think I've seen that stamp before, love the colour combo
hugs

PAC CHARITY CARDS (Caz 6519) said...

yes he is such a cutie - lets hope the weather is better tomorrow - your colours are great X

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, love the colour combo, so sweet, hugs, Sarah x

Katina said...

Gorgeous colours Vicky and I love your layout. Enjoy the rest of your weekend hun. xxx

coops said...

fabulous card vicky.love the super cute image and your stunning papers and colours.
its been raining all day here too :S


xx coops xx

Debs said...

Super card Vicky. Love the turquoise colour and the image is fab. Debs xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Vicky, the spots are stripes are fab together and such a cute image too :) Donna x

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Love the little image and gorgeous colours Vicky, its great! xx

Pat said...

Such a cute card! The colours are lovely.
Hugs xx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card Vicky, lovely colours and I love your new MS punch too.....I have this stamp and haven't even taking it out of it's packaging....so bad of me I think I must get him out and have a play! Jo xxxx

Faye said...

Oh how cute, I really like the papers you've used too. You know when you see a duck swmming and on the surface he's having a lovley old time and then you look underneath and his legs are going like crazy? Well, that's me! ;) Enjoy the rest of the weekend. xxx

Kathleen said...

Beautiful card Vicky, love the colours and the pins in the ribbon, I have pins but never remember to use them.
Kath x

Fleur said...

Vicky, this is cery sweey, gorgeous image & beautifully coloured
Hugz Fleur xXx

Jules said...

Hi Vicky

Yep, we have had rain pretty much all day .. .. .. but it made for lots of crafting!!

Your card is gorgeous as always.

Love your colour combo and your beautiful punch.

Love Jules xx

Rosietoes said...

Lovely card as always Vicky. Like those colours!

Edna x

Mary J said...

What a delightful card, Vicky! Fresh and wonderful - not like today, lol!!!

Dora said...

This is so sweet, what pretty colours and those pins are beautiful. Not nice weather here at the moment.. in fact its horrible, so windy xxx

Lee said...

He is so adorable.Love the colours.xx

clare brown said...

your card is beautiful, I just love your LOTV image and your lush papers.

goodluck at charisma

clare x

just a flutter of snow today, bring on the spring!!

Vee said...

Such a lovely card.Thanks for joining our Spring challenge at Charisma this week. Good Luck.
xx Vee

Juls said...

so sweet! Love how you have used the pins!! Hugs Juls

Nicola said...

Awe this card is absolutely gorgeous Vicky, love your colouring, papers and fabulous image. Sooo cute!
Thank you for joining us at Lili of the Valley.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

~**Bashnee**~ said...

it's gorgeous! Love the butterfly too, perfect. xx