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Friday, February 10, 2012

Flowers with Love

Hi everyone,
It's been an interesting day but a good one.
I washed this morning and hung it out on the line and then had to go to a lawyer's appointment to take Adrian and see about a personal injury claim for his accident. When we parked the car in town, it started to rain so didn't get a chance to take the clothes off and they have had to stay there as it has kept coming down most of the day and night.
A friend asked me to go to a concert in the park, a free one put on by our local council. She had seen them setting up and the weather seemed to clear a bit so we rugged up, took our folding chairs and LOL, there was not a soul there so we came back and picked up my OH and went to her place and had fish and chips for tea.
Anyway I came home and got stuck into making a card, here it is.
The basecard is called "Lipstick" from stash, the DP is from Graphics 45 - Domestic Goddess Collection, My Pretty Garden. The Nestie scalloped circle diecut is SU Pink Pirouette and the white is also a diecut. The sentiment is from SU set Well Scripted and inked in Pink Passion onto white card and mounted onto a "Garden Green" circle. The image from Penny Black set "Thinking of You" is inked in Basic Brown and coloured with Copic Markers. I added 3 black buttons as well to finish it off. I haven't as yet done the inside but will do so probably before I go to bed so I may add the pic later.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Perfect Sentiments Challenge 18 - Inspire with Love with a twist - a photo inspiration
I chose the colours pink, white and green from the picture and also the colours of the watermelon. The DP I have used reminded me of the skin of the watermelon and the black buttons the seeds.
Come and Get It Challenge - Love is in the Air
Better go and post this, so thanks for popping in today and see you soon
Take Care,
Sandy



18 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Sandy! Love the papers and the buttons too!

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  2. A gorgeous card Sandy!love the image.xxx

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  3. very nice card love the image you choose to use thanks for joining us at the perfect sentiment.

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  4. Very pretty card Sandy and live your flower image which is beautifully coloured

    Anne

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  5. Love the flower image and the coloring! Thanks for sharing this card with us at the Perfect Sentiment!

    Jessi
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  6. Pretty card and as for the clothes left out to dry, that was just Mother Nature's extra rinse cycle! lol waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

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  7. Haaaaa!.....glad those kind of things don't just happen to me, then! Last load of washing I hung out got peppered by a magpie with an upset tum....haaa!
    Love the sweet card, Sandy...you really are on a roll, lately!

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  8. Oh Sandy, love this gorgeous card :O) Oh, have you ever freeze dried clothes on the line. This made me think of when my kiddos were little, I didn't have a dryer. I washed in a wringer washer, yes a wringer washer, and had to hand clothes out in the winter, and they actually had to freeze dry! :O) Makes you appreciate the sunshine, and yes, even the rain ... tee hee! Love and Hugs! Leah Ann

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  9. This a lovely card,blending colours too.love mum xx

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  10. Hi Sandy, sounds like you had quite the day. Glad you were able to join us this week at Come and Get It. The card is lovely.
    Cindy

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  11. super pretty! love the flowers in jars! Beaut colours!

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  12. Hi Sandy .pretty card with great colouring of flowers and I like the background paper

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  13. I've had days like that!
    Great card!
    The colors are wonderful!

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  14. What a pretty card! I love your take on the photo. :) Thank for joining us this week at The Perfect Sentiment.

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  15. Such a lovely card. Love the image and the sentiment.

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  16. Great image and coloring! Thanks for sharing with us at Perfect Sentiment.

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  17. So beautiful. I love how you took your inspiration for your papers from the watermelon on the table! Very creative. Love your card. Thanks for playing along at Perfect Sentiment.

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  18. I am soooo jealous of your coloring, just beautiful and I love the background paper. Thanks for playing along with us at the Perfect Sentiment,

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