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Saturday, 7 March 2015

In the spring...


Good morning...yes I'm still harping on about spring....we've had lovely sunshine here, temperatures starting to rise a little and the garden's waking up! For this week's challenge at Sweet Stampin' the theme is 'green' - simples! Just include green and some stamping (digital image is fine!), how easy is that?
Personally I love green so I really enjoyed making this card! The cute image is a Mo Manning digi, which comes with the sentiment, She's coloured with copics, a tad of glossy accents on her wellies. Random snippets of green dp which I discovered in my (huge) drawer of 'leftovers'. The birds, fence and flower dies are all MB. The branch is stamped (using a magazine freebie) coloured with copics and fussy cut for those little birdies to perch on!
There's a fantastic prize of 4 digis to be won from this week's lovely sponsor -Flat Friends and I know you won' t want to miss the lovely creations made to inspire you this week, so click here to join the fun at Sweet Stampin'  this week.
Have a fab weekend!
Chris
x

Challenges:
4craftychicks -green
mosdigitalchallenge #248 anything goes
cutecardthursday dies and punches
hanna and friends atg
crafty sentiments spring colours
scrap-creations green
allsorts Spring is in the air
brownsugar  spring
pattiescreations green in your image
qkrstampede bring on the green


30 comments:

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Morning Chris...O my.. what a gorgeous card....beautiful colouring....sweet image....Joolsx

aussie aNNie said...

Delightful creation Chris, love the theme and gorgeousness.xx
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Doreen said...

What a fab image,love your gorgeous card.xxx

Tracey T said...

Such a lovely image, Chris - your layout shows it off perfectly. Snowdrops are up here but no other signs of Spring here... it's cold, blowing a gale and dark enough to need the light on (and it's mid-morning)! xx

Rose said...

Gorgeous card Chris love the design.
Rose xx

Thordis said...

This is such a stunning card. Your coloring is amazing! And love your layout :)

Laine Hadlow said...

This is such a gorgeous card, I love the colour green too. Lainie xd

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Chris..fabulous colouring on your sweet image, working hard in the garden, and love the branch you fussy cut for the birds to sit on..gorgeous green papers, I love green too.

luv CHRISSYxx

Sue said...

Love love loveeeeeeeeee this Chris its really pretty and your colouring is fab! lots of huggles Sue xx

Penny said...

So darling, Chris! Love that sweet image and your coloring of it! Great design, love the papers, and good use of some cool die cuts! Very fun sentiment, too. :^)
Hugs, Penny

chrissy xx said...

Oh My! She is a sweetie Chris. LOve your colours and all these pretty dies.
Not sure about the sentiment though! Will ask my hubby when he comes home lol..
I worked at a Garden Center a large part of my life!
Chrissyxx
Freya slept last night! just getting over it with a glass of wine! x

Bettina L. said...

This is so sweet. Love the details with the layers, birds and stitching. Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina GD Member at Crafty Sentiments xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Chris this is so beautiful I totally love that image and sentiment also the wonderful colours and design a superb make.
hugs
lorraine x

Kathleen said...

Another gorgeous card and the sentiment really made me giggle, really cute image and fabulous colouring.

I have just cased your mouse card, well sort of, not done the fancy shaped card.

Kath x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Love, love, LOVE this card Chris!!! Gorgeous image and fabulous layout. Perfect mix of dies and the sweet stamped branch. Fabulous!! Hugs, Wends x

chrissy xx said...

I'm here again Chris...
With my large official hat on.... To Thank you soooo much for joining us this week at QKR Stampede.
Chrissyxx

Pattie G said...

This is perfect for our current challenge “Green” at Pattie’s Creations. What a cute image too! Thanks for joining us!
Hugs
Pattie ♥
Artist
at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

Vic said...

An absolutely gorgeous clean and classy card.... love the sentiment - that's just me today, as I have been out in the garden this weekend, planting the first seeds of the year! Thanks for joining our challenge this month - Vic, DT for Patties creations xx

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

Absolutely stunning! The image is so gorgeous and I love your die-cuts, they're perfect!
Rebecca.
x

Aunty Sue said...

It is a fab image and love how you have brought it to life. Thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "GREEN as the Dominant Color" Challenge #108!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

lis-m said...

fabulous!
Thanks for joining us this time at Mo's digital pencil. Good luck!

Samantha A. said...

Aww so sweet! I'm not much of a gardener but I sure do love your sentiment. :)
Thanks for playing in our challenge!
♥ Samantha
DT Member for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
Designs by Sammy

NanaConnie said...

Fantastic coloring, Chris, and I love that sentiment. I have been playing in my garden. :-D I'm so tickled to see you playing along in our QKR Stampede "Bring on the Green" challenge this week. Good luck and hope to see you again soon.
NanaConnie DT

karalschuknecht said...

Beautiful card and great coloring. I also love that sentiment. Thanks for joining us this week or our Green Challenge at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

Judith said...

This is so cute Chris - green is my favourite colour - the colour of spring, so you can even harp on about that too lol. Love the layout and your die cuts are just perfect with this image have a great day hugs Judith x

Judith said...

This is so cute Chris - green is my favourite colour - the colour of spring, so you can even harp on about that too lol. Love the layout and your die cuts are just perfect with this image have a great day hugs Judith x

susiestacey said...

Adorable card, love it all and what a great sentiment - just like me after all the seeds l have been planting lol.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Spring is in the air' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

Sanja Grdinić said...

I so agree with that sentiment. :) Love your card....
Have a great day!

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Such a lovely creation. From the layout to the image to the colouring and embellishments, everything works so well together.

Thanks so much for entering your card into our latest challenge over at Pattie's Creations. Good luck in the draw.

☺Lisa D.
DT Member for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
Décosse’s Dynamite Doodles--My Personal Blog!