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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Fairy with bouquet

Hello everyone, I would like to welcome a new follower, craftin dawn. Nice to meet you.
I've had a busy day today, starting with a trip to the airport with 2 of our sons and our future DIL. Laurie is now in Phuket for the night and then on to Cambodia in the morning. We left the airport and went to the florist shop where my son knows a girl. She has offered to get the best price for them for their wedding bouquets and table flowers, from there we went to get two new tyres on DIL's work car and while we waited the 45 mins needed to do it, we looked in a electrical shop and then had lunch at a hotel nearby. They dropped me home and I gathered up some craft gear and headed to a friend's place where we made stamped images and put them on candles. They turned out well and they were all pleased with the instructions that I had found on splitcoast stampers. I think some of them will be making more throughout the year now they know how to do it!
Came home early evening to drop my gear off as it is still very hot here and I didn't want my candle melting all over my craft gear. Had a quick tea and headed back into the hospital. Adrian is still there and sounds like Monday will be the day he comes home.
I decided to make a card based on a sketch challenge,so here it is,
I am going to enter this into the following:

4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #74 - PINS!!
Flutterby Wednesday #187 - embossing, must have butterfly, angel or fairy
Freshly Made Sketches #19-A Sketch by Jen Mitchell

The Basecard is SU Wisteria Wonder and the embossed piece of card is SU Rose Red and I used a Nellie Snellen die to make the border on a piece of Wisteria, then a strip of Lucky Limeade, I added a ribbon and 2 little green heart pins. To finish off I added some green bling to the card. The image was a freebie from Lili of the Valley and coloured with Copic Markers
Thanks for popping in today, it was great to "see" you and read your comments.
Hope you are having an enjoyable weekend,


  1. Hi Sandy. Oh wow, the colours on this are gorgeous, what a fabulous combination. Your image is just perfect too.
    Happy crafting.
    Love Sandra xx

  2. What a fabulous card! The image is adorable abd the colors are great! Hugs, Hanneke

  3. A gorgeous card Sandy,lovely

  4. Beautiful card!
    I really like the colors together!

  5. Sweet image and such pretty colors!

  6. Oh so have coloured the image so well.

  7. so pretty. A real girlie card!
    Margaret xx

  8. Beautiful fairy image, great embossing and ribbons!

  9. The image is just DARLING!! Love the card! Stopping by to invite to visit Link Up for Pink's new website
    We are celebrating with several giveaways! :)

    (I also have a giveaway on my blog)

  10. What a sweet image! Lovely coloring. Glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  11. Lovely card , beautiful image and I love the punched edge and the embossing .

  12. What a wonderful image. Great coloring too. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  13. Oh my, this is super sweet, what a lovely image ... I love all the texture too, great work!
    Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

  14. Adorable image and lovely colours. Thanks for joining us at FMS.

  15. Cute card, that image is adorable.

  16. Nicely done, thanks for playing our Pin challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks! WTG!

  17. Nicely done, thanks for playing our Pin challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks! WTG!

  18. Love the color of pins you used on your wonderful card. Great layout too. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.


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