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Saturday, 23 April 2011

Happy Spring, Happy Easter.



Wow, wasn't it the most gorgeous day here in the UK yesterday!!  We managed to get our three to come out for a walk (with the promise of a pub lunch afterwards!), and we went to the Banstead Blubell woods - fabulous!!  Even saw a deer casually stroll across the path in front of us - just like mine in my card today!  Hope you're enjoying the Easter break whatever you're up to - just make the most of this glorious early sunshine!!

We're celebrating Spring this week at CES challenges, the theme as chosen by our wonderful Sue on the DT.  We want to see a springlike theme to your card or an image that reflects Springtime.  Emma is offering a £10 gift voucher as the prize this week ( ex P&P) and she also has a 10% off Easter sale this weekend - so pop on over to the store to grab your 10% and perhaps choose what you'd like if you win!!
I decided to go with watercolouring this week and used a mixture of my distress inks and Aquamarkers to colour my image!  Still need to practise watercolouring as it's a little messy but think that may be ok as the whole feel is a bit soft and blurry round the edges with these fabulous Prima Flora papers!  Most of the stuff I've used is from Emma's store - the WOJ image, Papers, Daisy Flowers, charm, card candy and Baker's Twine!!


I didn't have the right shade in my stash of seam binding for the ruffled strip that I've used so coloured up a piece of white with my Promarkers!  May only buy white from now on as this was so easy!!!

I'm joining in with the Whiff of Joy challenge which has a recipe of 3 buttons, 2 papers and one ribbon.  Hope my papers count as two - although they are both from the Prima Flora pad they are two separate designs.
I'm off to spend a day at matey, Lesley's for a day of card making so I'd better get my self dressed and decide what goodies I'm going to take to play with (although Lesley has just about everything I could wish for!!). 

Have a wonderful day yourselves.

15 comments:

Sue said...

Hi hun
a stunning card, beautiful image & colour work, gorgeous emeblies,have lovely weekend, sue,x

Donna said...

Such a sweet and pretty card Julie and well done you for colouring the seam binding...I do this with ribbon sometimes! I've just spotted the little deer charm...so cute! Hope you have a fab day crafting :) Donna x

jules said...

gorgeous card Julie!! happy easter!

Lee said...

Oh WOW.What a Beautiful card.x

coops said...

really beautiful card julie.the image is gorgeous and i love your soft colours and details.a really magical card :D
have a fab easter.

xx coops xx

kaylou said...

Goprgeous again Julie, love the ribbon detail and the colours.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

This card is such a sweet, dear creation! Love your watercoloured image, pretty blooms and cute charm. Had a fabulous time - just finished the bee card and I'm working on the champagne bottle! Lots of love, Lesley

Emma said...

Such a beautiful card Julie, gorgeous colours and details.
Hugs Emma x

Louise said...

Wowsers Julie!
Love this amazing card of yours, it's absolutely beautiful!
Stunning coloration, dps to die for and embellies are right to the dot :) Love the fairytale feeling :)
Thank you so much for joining in on our WOJ Challenge this time :) welcome back!
Hugs

Vicky said...

Hi my sweetie this is sooooo beautiful I love prima papers....well I think you know that lol. Love your watercolouring hun I think it looks brilliant & I soooo love all the touches of embellies this totally rocks hun.
Enjoy your weekend shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Julie.

Hugs Riet.xx

kay said...

what a gorgeous card,love the watercolouring,and sounds like a good day,x

Sophie Doodles said...

I love the little deer charm! The detail on the image is outstanding! And the flowers are gorge!
Happy Happy Easter!
Lots of Love
Sophie Doodles XxXx

Kruemel said...

Love your card! The background is made as if Snowwhite would stand in a real wood. Wonderful!

Thanks for joining us at WoJ this fortnight!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Giò said...

WOW Julie, you have created a fantastic Spring scene...... I like so much your colouring.
Hope you has a fabulous Easter time ^:^
Hugs, Giò