Saturday, 20 April 2013

Chocolate and Dreams

Evening bloggers and blog readers.  Welcome and I hope you are having a wonderful weekend.  It's been a lovely sunny day so gardening was on the agenda.  Organised the greenhouse, potted up a few things, planted some seeds, cursed the mouse.  Yesterday I had 8 cucamelon seedlings.  Today I had 4.   No fair, leave my plants alone.  I know spring is late and there is a lack of greenery but my seedlings are strictly off the menu.    Ah well, one of the joys of gardening. 

I have been working on a project that has come together as a result of a number of challenges and quite pleased with the result I am, I am.  Ett Trykk have a jubilee celebration going on and are looking back at things that were in fashion back then.  When I was young.  OK, younger.  They were looking for a photo stamp.  Cheery Lynn are feeling Pretty in Purple and Stampotique wanted Birthdays.  Isn't it lovely when it all comes together like that?  Happy dance.....

I have used Little People Collage stamp from Cornish Heritage Farms and stamped with DI Dusty Concord.  I used Cheery Lynn Spring Flower Burst Doily and cut it out twice from purple glitter card.  I mounted one behind my image and then used the angel wing to fancy cut some chocolate handmade paper to back it and the main image.  The second doily I cut the middle out and also mounted it on the chocolate paper.  The patterned backing is My Minds Eye Parlor Print card.  I added two strips of purple ribbon and then backed with the brown handmade paper again.  The clock is from Kort og Godt and the Happy Birthday is a preprinted diecut. 

Entering my little purple princess for
Ett Trykk Jubileums Utfordringer - Photostamp
Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge - Pretty in Purple
Stampotique Designers Challenge 96 - Birthday
Papertake Weekly - One Patterned Paper

Have a great evening.  Thanks for dropping by and all your lovely comments.  Don't be shy, let me know you was here. 

8 comments:

  1. The background to your card is beautiful and that little people image is just gorgeous, the purple looks lovely against the chocolate too. A really lovely card Gail. Hugs, Anne x

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  2. Lovely card, and it looks fabulous cut out of the glitter card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge this week.
    hugs
    Donna xx

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  3. An absolutely fantastic card, Gail! Dusty Concord is one of my favorites, and you have used it magically here!! Way to go for all those challenges.

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  4. This is wonderful Gail, I love your unusual colour combination. Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique. Sue xx

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  5. Great card, love the chocolate and purple and that fabulous stamp.

    Sylv xx

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  6. Really fabulous and such lovely colours, thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly, Karenx

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  7. This is cute, I love that image. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique this week

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  8. Great birthday card! So glad you joined us for the Stampotique Designer's Challenge!
    Val :)

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