Wednesday, 2 March 2011

In the Garden

I am happy to have been chosen as the guest designer for March over on the Creative Inspirations challenge blog - such a lovely group of ladies and very interesting challenges too!

This week the theme is 'In the Garden' so I have chosen to create my spring card with cute Toby Tumbles 'say it with flowers' digi image, and he is also available in rubber if you like to get inky. I've coloured him with my Copic pens then added a little Old Paper Distress Stickles to the centres of the flowers - I used my finger as instructed by Tim Holtz, and also rubbed over the stamped text greeting, but I'm not sure about this stuff. I had a bit of a dilemma when it came to putting the card together - why did I give cute little Toby an orange romper suit? Thankfully, I found a little piece of buttercup digi paper from Cuddly Buddly and together with some soft orange and cream cardstock, Versamagic chalk inks in Mango Madness and Thatched Straw for inked edges, a scrap of cream ribbon and my cream Waco pearl maker pen I was almost there. To finish off I punched out little butterflies with a Nellies Choice punch and emboss set then added little pearl gems for the bodies.

I'm also entering my card in to the challenges at One Stop Craft for spring flowers, Die Cut Dreams a spring garden scene, By the Cute and Girly springtime and Lollipop Crafts who are thinking spring. I am still feeling pretty rotten so am not visiting my blogging friends this week, but I do appreciate you stopping by to see me and thank you so much for your kind thoughts and get well wishes.

18 comments:

  1. aw cute card, he's lovely! lovely design and fab colouring, K x

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  2. Oh! A new Toby image?! Lovely! It looks like Baby Toby. :-) Sucha sweet card!

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  3. Lovely cute image and perfect coordination of all the colours! Hugs, Lesley

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  4. Oh my word Annie!! This is just precious girl!! LOVE the image and your coloring is always perfect!! :) TFS! HUGS

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  5. fabulous card Annie,love little toby tumble he is soo cute,hope you feel better soon
    love n hugs
    liza
    xox

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  6. Beautiful card Annie,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  7. Cute little card - i love the orange colour combo- so cheerful
    lisa ;)

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  8. Sweet and adorable card! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts...good luck! ;)

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  9. Hi Annie,
    Fabulous card and gorgeous TT image. Love the fresh colours and doble scallop border. Hope you feel much better soon.
    hugs
    Marion

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  10. Congrats on your gdt position Annie!
    What a totally gorgeous card, so cute!
    hugs
    kim x

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  11. Gorgeous card, such a sweet image and lovely colours. Thanks for joing us over on BTC&G. Carolxx

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  12. Oh this is wonderful Annie, love the cute image and fab colours.
    luv
    debby

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  13. Hope you get to feeling much better soon - amazing you've managed to do the posting. Love this - brilliant with the orange & the flowers - I think I have a secret passion for orange, & green, & purple. Anyhow this one ticks my boxes with the orange & I love the ocolouring on that basket.
    Paula (PEP)

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  14. Gorgeous creation Annie, thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  15. Gorgeous card I love the colours image and papers. Thanks for joining us at the OSCC this week. luv gina xx

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  16. I'm glad you colored the romper orange beacuse your card turned out super cute and springy!!!

    Hope you feel better real soon!Thanks for sharing at By The Cute and Girly's Springtime challenge! Good luck!

    Hugzzzz
    Tammy xx

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  17. Such a lovely card. Gorgeous colours and a super cute image. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck. Hugs, Hanna

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  18. that's an adorable image and I love how it pops out of the frame. Thank you so much for entering this in the DCD challenge this fortnight and good luck!

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