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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Bird on a Swing

Hi, hope you are all enjoying your weekend. It was a lovely day here today. My son arranged for a friend to do a little job on my car this morning so I didn't get it back until just after lunch time. A couple of different warning messages kept popping up, some glitch in the computer and it needed a wire upgrade? as well. Luckily he also noticed one of the headlights wasn't fully functional and popped in a globe for free. There is another small job that needs doing and he has ordered the parts and Laurie can do the work for me so no labour cost involved. Yeah!!! He's a motor bike mechanic, but has done work on his own cars so can use that knowledge on the car.
Had several of the kids drop in today and also leave dogs here for a "visit" with our dogs. Our youngest daughter came for tea - we had roast beef and roast vegies. Finished off with a glass of Muscato as I accidently knocked the bottle out of the fridge and it made the top come open slightly and was leaking out so....LOL, we had to drink it.
My card for today was made using SU Pacific Point for the basecard, a layer of SU Wisteria Wonder and then a chequered yellow DP from We R Memory Keepers called "TRAVEL light" a freebie pad with a magazine. The little image is from Bugaboo and was printed onto white card and coloured with Copics and adhered to a piece of the blue card. I cut 2 different size nesties - one in Wisteria Wonder and the smaller one in the DP added a sentiment from a retired SU set called "Hello Spring". It was inked in basic grey. Added another small piece of the DP backed with the Wisteria Wonder and finished it off with 3 purple rhinestones. For the inside I used the negative piece of the diecut - adhered it to a piece of the blue that I had cut out the centre of so when I stuck it down, the Wisteria Wonder would show through.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Catch the Bug - Photo Inspiration - Easter/Spring theme
ABC DT Challenge - Anything Goes
Fairy Fun Fridays - Anything Goes
Well that's it from me tonight.
It was good to "see" you - thanks for the wonderful comments.
Take Care,

front of card

inside of card


  1. Sweet card Sandy such a cute image


  2. This is gorgeous,love the

  3. oh this is just gorgeous Hun,love the image,hugs Cherylxxxxxxx

  4. Great colour combo and cute image .

  5. Hi Sandy

    Lovely card - such a sweet image.

    Thanks for popping by and leaving me a lovely comment.

    Be back to see you soon.

    Toodle pip.

    Hazel xx

  6. gorgeous card sandy.fab sweet image and pretty colours ;D

    xx coops xx

  7. What a pretty card, thanks for playing along at the Bug.

  8. Wow just love your project, thanks so much for joining our challenge at Catch the Bug! I hope you will join us again soon!

  9. I love the way that you have interpreted the inspiration photograph and for using a Bugaboo image for your creation! Thanks so much for linking up to our Bugaboo challenge at Catch the Bug this week. I can't wait to see what you create for our next exciting challenge starting tomorrow!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  10. What a fantastic card - I just love the Bugaboo image you used - that little chick is one of my faves!

    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “Photo Inspiration" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again this Saturday for another fun challenge and the chance to WIN!!
    Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

  11. I love how you used the colour scheme of the pic. Really goes well with the image. Thanks so much for joining in with us this week for the Catch The Bug Flowery Photo Inspiration Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps. I hope you enjoyed it enough to join us again for our next challenge.
    Crafty Blogocks
    DT Member for Catch The Bug

  12. What a cute card! Thank you for playing along at the ABC challenge blog!


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