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Hugs to everyone



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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Blooming Lovely.

Welcome to my blog, that right it's Easter this weekend and depending where you are or what the weather is like you might have time to yourself and do a little crafting.

Congratulations to our winner and to our Top 3 cards great work everyone.

Today is Wednesday and that means we're having another wonderful Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and this week I'm the hostess over there so don't forget to pop over and see what the rest of the design team bunnies have created especially for you this week.

Sketch # 011
This card is so easy you'll have time to make two or three of them this Easter and enter it into Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 challenge.

Here's my card using Blooming Lovely from DigiStamp Boutique.  There are some lovely images in this set as well as sentiments.

Our wonderful sponsor this week is the lovely creative
Sally-Anne Hancock the owner and illustrator of 

Digi Stamp Boutique

All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Our lucky winner this week will receive 
Prize:   £10 voucher 

to purchase any digital images from Sally's online store.

Don't forget to check out what our design team diva's have created this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.

Challenge I'm entering:

Card Recipe:
1. Base: White SU
2. Coloured Card: Yellow & Black Bazzill
3. Design Paper: Harper's Hue from American Crafts
4. Image: From the Blooming Lovely set from DigiStamp Boutique
5. Colour Medium: Copics and Black Embossing Pen.

6. Tools: Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Spellbinders Opulent Oval Set, glue stick, pop dots, glue dots, real tacky glue, Glossy Accents.
7. Embellishments: Black  and yellow satin ribbon, black button and a Loop Flower I created thanks to Janice from Stamping Mad that gave me the instructions.
8. Inside my card: Using one of the sentiments from this set Thanks A Bunch.

Take care everyone wishing you all a wonderful, happy safe Easter break with your families and friends.  
Happy Crafting.


Lisa Lynn said...

Kathie, your card is gorgeous. Love the glossy accent on the vase. The die cut is so elegant. Another beautiful card! Have a wonderful Easter!!!

Heide said...

Your card is stunning! Love how everything just pops with the black. Your flower that you created is gorgeous!
Have a Happy Easter. We just had 3 more inches of snow and hopefully this will be the last of the yucky white stuff!
Hugs, Heide

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Kathie,
beautiful colour combo, gorgeous card.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts, welcome again.
Happy Easter;-))m

anne said...

A beautiful card, love how the black just makes the image pop. I will have to take a trip over to see how that flower was made x

Linda Anderson said...

What a beautiful card Kathie! Love your papers, the glossy accents and that loopy flower. Happy Easter.


cass said...

Pretty card, lovely colour combo, thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week

Sally Dube said...

Kathie, your card is striking!! So beautiful, I just love the color contrast!!
Wishing you and your family a Blessed Easter and a wonderful vacation!!

brenda said...

Your creation is lovely Kathi and just perfect for my Spring Blossoms theme, thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x (Not sure if you entered my Grand Calibur candy here if not there is still time to do so)

Joanna said...

Pretty! I apparently did not get the memo stated that everyone was to use yellow this week! Kidding! I love your card. It reminds me of a sunrise. I hope your Easter is fantastic.

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Chasing the Dream said...

Amazing card the image is simply fab. Thanks for joining in on the fun over at The Sentimental Sundays. We look forward to seeing you again.

Nikki Byrne said...

Fabulous card, LOVE the background!Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck. Hugs

Chrissy said...

Very striking with the black and yellow Kathie..gorgeous card.

Thanks for joining in with us at Lacy Sunshine this week..


CraftyGirl said...

Love the die cuts and those flowers. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

Mirella Diaz-Kaleem said...

great card! love the bright yellow with the black... and the glossy accents on the vase is such a great touch! Thank you so much for joining us in our Embossing challenge at Sentimental Sundays !
Mirella DK
DT Sentimental Sundays (Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella)

mulberry station said...

Such a gorgeous card Kathie. I love your vibraint color scheme. I am trying to get caught up from being gone to Arlana's. It was a really nice get away. Since I have been back this week one of the gals I work with quit and I have had to hire a nother person for her position. So, it has been a really busy week. Have a Hppy Easter with your family!!
Hugs, Nancy

Melanie Smith said...

Such a striking card. I love your color combo! Thank you for participating with us over at Through the Craft Room Door. Hope to see you again soon! Melanie (DT)

Annette said...

Orange flowers are my faves. Love your card. Very spring-like!
Annette - Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
Pink Gem Designs,

Za ovinkom said...

Beautiful flowers and love a frame. Thank you for joining our Anything goes Challenge at The Paper Nest Dolls.
Jasmina DT PND