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Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Two cards for four challenges!

I've had the busiest day at work and have just got in so hope I'm not too late for the challenge deadlines on my cards!!  Don't like to post two in one go but don't want to miss the deadlines either. 
So without further ado, my first card is for the Sugar Bowl challenge, using this fabby new Simply Sassy, Windswept and their sketch. I wish my hair looked like that with the wind blowing through it!!  I've used Prima papers from the Botanical and Annalee pads and the sentiment is from Stampin Up. It seems to match her hair perfectly and as I don't own this set ( borrowed from matey, Alex on our craft day on Saturday!), I can feel a purchase coming on!!
The optional extra is Spring for the challenge - so I hope my floral feast fits the bill!!

My next card, I made using one of the new WOJ releases by Elizabeth Bell, Honey - so sweet!!
I followed the sketch over on Truly Scrumptious ( missed the deadline - blast it!!) and used some new papers from Stampin Up - love the blue shades.  They were perfect for the challenge over on Flutterby Wednesdays which was to use this wonderful spring picture as inspiration - roll on summer days and blue skies!!
And of course for a Flutterby challenge, I had to add a butterfly or two!!
The fence punch is actually a Martha Stewart Halloween punch that has little bat shapes on some of the railings but I just sliced these off so I can use it any time!!  The ribbon slot punch is also Martha Stewart which I appear to have purloined from best matey, Lesley, after our craft day on Saturday!!  It must have fell into my bag, honest guv!!
Finally, I am also entering the Whiff of Joy challenge which is for Blooms and Buttons this week. 

Had hoped to finish another card tonight but am pooped so might just do some blog visiting.


Fleur said...

Gorgeous card Julie, both very pretty, but I think the first is my fave ~ love the vintage look
Hugz Fleur xXx

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card!!! Thank you for entering the Sugar Bowl!!

Riet said...

What a wonderful cards Julie,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Tab said...

Beautiful cards, Julie, just love the images and the colours are gorgeous!
Hugs Tab xxx

~@ngie~ said...

LOL 8 minutes later I see it ALL.... have left this test message to see if you get it... will email ya too ;o) love n hugz Angie xXx

Vicky said...

Wonderful cards, love the papers and the colouring is fab!

Grenouille Greetings said...

I was lucky enough to see both of these cards in the making and they were even more beautiful IRL even without some of the extra special embellishments which were obviously added later. Gorgeous papers in both, lovely images - both beautifully coloured. Hopefully I will see my ribbon punch again soon. An excuse for another play day I think!!! Love Lesley