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. 


  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

  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.
    Donna xx

  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.

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

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

    Sylv xx

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

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

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


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