Sunday, 24 June 2012

Birthday Bunting and Summertime Blues

Another weekend almost over, why do they always go so quickly? I cant believe it's Sunday evening already. The weather has typically been bad although it did mean I got this card finished and another card started, nothing beats a wet and windy day to get some card making done. I also finished the housework, went grocery shopping and made dinner, so I haven't only been crafting (mmm...a bit defensive I think!).

The husband is happily watching the football and I've been blog hopping and seeing what wonderful cards have been created. I am always amazed at the amount of very talented individuals that are in blog land and happy that it is shared this with us. My follower list is getting huge... I wonder if it has a limit? I hope not as I'm sure there are many more out there that as yet I've not discovered. I finished this earlier this afternoon and started on another which was a sketch challenge but I kept adding to it, sometimes I just dont now when to stop! I'm back to my favourite style of the 'more the merrier'. 

Summer colours and Bunting was the theme for this one as I had some free papers from a magazine that I liked the bright colours of and there has been lots of inspiration around with the Royal jubilee etc. Although I went for soft summer colours rather than the patriotic ones. Tilda looks all set for a summer barbecue or party with her wine and picnic basket, wish it was me... Where is our summer?

I used the following-

  • Stamped Tilda- coloured with promarkers and glitter.
  • Textured blue card stock for layering and the bunting 
  • Bunting- me to you butterfly paper, card stock,bakers twine and blue gems
  • Blue bunting and gingham  papers -cool Britannia pack-freebie(magazine) 
  • Blue with blue polka dot paper-me to you
  • White with blue  polka dot paper -not sure sorry ? 
  • Die cut flowers with pearls added -stash
  • Punched border
  • Grossgrain ribbon and bow
  • Blue pearls,decorative pin, butterfly charm- eBay purchases
Sorry the photographs are not great and over exposed I should take them again but i would need to recharge my camera and it takes forever.

17 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz this week with absolutely gorgeous creation,

    I do hope that you will try to join us again next week,

    Good Luck with the challenge
    Have a lovely day,
    Hugs Bridget :0)

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  2. great card and love that bunting! love the colours and layout!
    thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz
    Kim x

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  3. Thank you for entering the latest challenge at the Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog.

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  4. Fabulous card Annie. Great image and I love the bunting.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  5. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia.

    Hugs,
    Mae

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  6. Thanks so much for joining in our Ribbons and Bows challenge at Sweet Stampin'. Fabulous card and I love those blues! x

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  7. WOW an oldie Tilda - she's super cute. A wonderful card. Thank you so much for joining us at Totally Tilda. Good Luck with the challenge. Hugs xx

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  8. Wow lovely card, fab bunting and lovely Tilda, thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda, hugs Liz xx

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  9. Gorgeous Tilda card, love the bunting. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Pam x

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  10. What a pretty card ;o)
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

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  11. Oh such a beautiful design, I love the soft blues look it has a real fresh feel.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Totally Tilda.
    Big Hugs
    Clare
    xx

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  12. Beautiful, I love the blue tones! So glad you joined us at Dilly Beans!

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  13. Such an adorable card! Your coloring is amazing!
    So glad you joined us this week for the Phindy's Place challenge!

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  14. So cute! Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog

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  15. Fab card, love the bunting. Thanks for joining us at Phindys Place this week...

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  16. Very sweet card, love the bunting! Thank you for joining Quirky Crafts this challenge
    ((Lyn))

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  17. Hi Andrea what a super card I love this….Fabulous girly image Great work Well done Hugs Elaine

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