Thursday, 10 May 2012

Gardening Fun

Good morning, it's Thursday again and time for a new challenge at Willow Sketchie.  A big thank you to everyone who entered last weeks challenge and followed either my sketch or theme, we had so many wonderful entries, I do hope you will all join us again for this weeks challenge hosted by Lisa.

This is the card I have made this week:

I have followed Lisa's fab sketch - some of the elements have been re-sized:

and also the theme for this week which is:


Don't forget, you can either follow the sketch and/or the theme, unless of course you feel like using both.

For my card I used the fab 'Colin in the garden' digital stamp and I coloured it with a combination of ProMarkers and FlexMarkers.  Full details of everything I have used are listed below.

I have decorated the inside of my card to complement the front:


Image:  Willow Designs - Colin in the garden
Papers:  Willow Designs - Polly Pickleberry CD, Bearly Mine Designs - Simply Dots collection
Card Stock;  Dies to Die For - Craft
Tools:  Marianne CreaTables - LR0205 and LR0107, CREAlies - Sentiment Tag,
Spellbinders - Classic Square (inside card)
Embellishments:  Twine and brads from stash
Sentiment:  Wild Rose Studio

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Incy Wincy Challenge 144 - Spots and Dots
The CD Sunday Challenge - Trees and Shrubs
Desert Island Crafter's Challenge 30 - Itinerary (die cut shapes, bright colours, twine, trees)
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Cute, Cute, Cute
Paper Creations Ink Challenge 24 - In the Garden
Tammy's Scrapin Corner Challenge 9 - Show me your Punches and/or Die Cuts
Alota Rubber Stamps Challenge 82 - Animals
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - 4 legged friends
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge - Die Cuts and Punches (card stock/raffia/brads and CD over 6 months old)

Make sure you pop over to the Willow Sketchie Challenge Blog and have a look at the DT inspiration, you have until 20:00 hrs on Wednesday 16th May to enter and the prize is a voucher to spend in the Willow Designs Store. Don't forget you can either follow the sketch and/or the theme.

Thank you for visiting today.



Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Pauline what a cute image love them peeking over the edges of the flowerpots!! Fabulous 3D layout too xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card hun, fab image choice & papers!
Hugs Shell xx

Unknown said...

Oh So Adorable. I love the fence and you really did justice to the sketch.
Fantastic !!!
Thanks for Entering the Challenge
At Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
I hope to see you enter next week!!
Hugs Owner Tammy Ortiz

Dr Sonia S V said...

What a beautiful image and love the fence you have made. Simply awesome !

Cheers from Bangalore, India

Victoria said...

Gorgeous digi and smashing layout! Love the fence and flowers!

Anonymous said...

Such a pretty card using my fave image.Love the kraft and raffia for really rustic look.
Lisa x

Love crafts forever said...

Awwww i love this card!!
Hugs Nat

Diane Louise J said...

Gorgeous card, the little hedgehog is just so cute. Love all your embellishments, especially the picket fence. Love how you have decorated the inside as well. Thanks for joining us at FOREVER FRIENDS 'Spring' Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you next time.

Pop back to the FOREVER FRIENDS blog – we are having a DT call and offering some gorgeous candy
Click here for details
Diane x

Unknown said...

Oh Pauline I love those little hedgehogs what a fantastic card I love this one
Hugs Elaine

Christine said...

Hi Pauline, lovely card and those hedgehogs are so cute. Thanks for joining us this week at CD Sunday.
Christine xx
CD Sunday DT

Debbie said...

Very sweet card, lovely image and papers, theank you for joining us at ~Sweet Stampin'~ this week. debbiexx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah Pauline I love this card its so cute. Colin is such a sweetie. Love how you have used the fence as part of the sketch, Love Hazelxo

Claire said...

This is such a lovely card Pauline, love the image and gorgeous elements too. Thanks for playing along with An Oldie But A Goodie this fortnight. Hugs, Claire x

Jocelyn said...

Very cute card. Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
Jocelyn x
CD Sunday DT

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

I love these little hedgehogs Pauline. I've not heard of this CD before but will be keeping a look out for it.

Sue x

Sue B said...

Aww this is SO cute Pauline! what a wonderful and cute image and your colouring is beautiful. I love the gorgeous papers and the fab fence and flowers - it's a real stunner!
Thanks for all your lovely comments hun!
Hope you're having a lovely evening!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Pauline this is fabulous I love those little Hedgie' s in the flower pots, the little scene and design look super.
Lorraine x

Margarets designer cards said...

Great card, love the hedgehogs,



Hi Pauline
A gorgeous card love the image and fabulous sketch
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Carol said...

Great card Pauline. Thank you for joining in with us at CD Sunday.
Cd Sunday DT

Lynn said...

What a wonderful card! So bright and colourful:)
Thankyou for joining us at PaperCreations Ink Challenges

sue-b said...

what a gorgeous card, love everything about it.
Guest designer for CD Sunday

Anonymous said...

What a lovely card! I love the image and the color-scheme. But my favorite part is the fence, it really give a garden feeling.

Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Love Mickaela

debby4000 said...

Absolutely adorable card Pauline

kelly ledder said...

Beautiful card Pauline, I love the little fence x

Janice said...

What a brilliant card - I so love this beauty! Thanks for joining us at an OBAG, Jx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Such a gorgeous card, I love the image and the fence looks fabulous
Lindsay xx

starcyl said...

How cute is this, love those hedgehogs. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
Jenny x
CD Sunday DT

xxxtglxxx said...

Another really fun and cute card Pauline! :)

Love the depth in this, your fence looks brilliant!

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



Kim Bell said...

Very pretty. Love the fence. Thanks so much for joining at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.

Kelly said...

So sweet!! Thank you for playing along at Incy Wincy this week x

Anonymous said...

Such a cute card so pretty! Great to see you at Incy Wincy this week, hugs Samantha :0)

Andrea said...

He is such a cutie :) Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly, Andrea x