Sunday, 9 February 2014

Some bright colours to cheer us up..



Hi Girls

Well as the UK is being subjected to all this rain and wind... I thought I'd do a card to make us think of summer!  

I used a Bugaboo image - Flower Pot 1 - and did a bit of paper piecing...  and I must admit, I was happy with the result.  Totally different than my norm as you know... but a nice change...

The paper is all Echo Park - they are digi's from Jessica Sprague  (all from One Buck Wednesday)..  And they do come in handy.  I've used a Cuttlebug embossing folder for the texture, then 3D'd the pot and flowers to give some depth.  The sentiment is by Paper Smooches - it's from a set called Sentiment Sampler..  I find this set so useful!  It's available from Samuel Taylors here.



I do hope I've brightened your day a bit... (those that needed it).... and I send big hugs to those that have suffered any flooding.. no matter how small.

Happy Crafting..

24 comments:

  1. Gorgeous. Love the dimension on the flowers. It smacks of spring.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. Awww perfect Spring B/day card lovely paper piecing & DP

    smiles Christine the other one xx

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  3. Certainly brightened mine, hello from your latest follower. I have some candy and would love you to hop over x

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  4. HI Christine, a lovely bright happy card,love the paper piecing.
    Hope you're not getting too much bad weather.
    Avril xx

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  5. This is so pretty, love the colours and floral papers. Hugs, Claire x

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  6. So pretty Christine! Love the sweet little pink flowers!

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  7. It certainly brightened my day Christine - this makes me just want the Spring to hurry up and get here!!

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  8. Rain and wind is putting it mildly!! I refused to venture outside today it was so horrible!!
    Your card is delightful, and yes it certainly does cheer you up, maybe I could order one for each window of my house!!
    Hugs Laurie xx

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  9. Perfectly bright and cheerful card Christine - sweet image and pretty papers.
    Hope you've had a lovely weekend.
    Debs xx

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  10. Gorgeous flowers, love the gingham ones, and the lovely embossing.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  11. Love the paper pieced image and fab colours too, a lovely cheerful card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  12. Really lovely bright and beautiful card, does us good to go for something different, fab image.

    Kath x

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  13. Oh what a cute, gorgeous card.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. Such a lovely card, so cheerful!
    Rebecca.

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  15. Very pretty card, lovely colours :o)
    Jackie xx

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  16. Love this bright and beautiful cheery card Christine! Just the ticket to brighten these dull and dreary days! xxx

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  17. I love this card Christine - so bright and cheerful just like to meant it to be.
    Hugs
    Suzie xx

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  18. Oh so cute!! Bright & cheery !! Just the way I like 'em!!
    Love the way you've paper pieced the petals !! :))
    Have a great week!! :))

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  19. Now it's not *completely* different from normal as I can still see some pink on there! I'm loving the bright colours though and the paper pieced flowers - definitely a taste of summer!
    It's a lot more wintery where I am - we have soooo much snow and the skiing is amazing :-D
    Yeah, the apres-ski is pretty good too - had a lovely glass of mulled wine this evening!
    Big hugs, Kat xx

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  20. Lovely card Christine, just what we need to cheer us up in this awful weather.. lovely embossing and papers:)..
    Hugs,
    Marjorie x

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  21. Hello! You asked about the papers on my card today - Simple Stories called Summer Fresh. Quite old so not sure if you can still buy it!

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  22. so gorgeous christine.stunning spring colours and i love the floral image ;D

    xx coops xx

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  23. Hello Christine,
    ha ha I'm trying my best to post more often, 17 month is a tad too long between posts :)
    This card is lovely, definately cheery, just what we need on a day like this...thank you for leaving a comment and see you soon x

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  24. Such a pretty card Christine; the colours are gorgeous. I've missed so many of your beautiful cards while I've been awol!!

    Thanks, as always, for your lovely, supportive comment.
    xxxx

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