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Saturday, 7 July 2012

Fun in the Sun!! (If we had any!!)

Fun in the Sun is the theme for our new challenge today at Basic Grey Challenges!!!  Bet we thought we'd be enjoying the nice hot weather in July when that theme was chosen a few months ago!!   Looks like my card is the nearest I'm going to get to any fun or sun for a while! 
I've chosen this glorious new image from Mo Manning and she is just that as she's called Gloria at the Pool.  I used Indian Summer Basic Grey papers as I wanted to create a hot tropical vibe with the colours and papers. 
The sentiment is a new PTI stamp which stamped with Memory Box Bamboo die, the leaves are cut with Marianne dies and the flowers are mostly from Wild Orchid Crafts.


We have our regular sponsor with us - as always the fabulous Simon Says Stamp. and you could win a great $25 dollar voucher to spend with them in their on-line store.
So happy that it's the weekend, although still have this feeling of vertigo, so may go to the Drs next week. Today though I'm going off to look for some shoes for a wedding and tomorrow , I shall be glued to the TV cheering on Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final - go Murray!!!!

Hope that you'll play along with us at BG Challenges over the next fortnight and if you'd like some summery inspiration check out the awesome makes from my BG teamies here!!
Laters!!  ;)

12 comments:

Grenouille Greetings said...

Love the tropical look of this hotty and your lovely framing of the image. Have fun at the wedding! Hugs, Lesley

Elaine said...

I agree with Lesley your card is so tropical and a fabulous creation well done I have Gloria too she is fabulous Hugs Elaine

gina g said...

Hu Hun this is so gorgeous i love the image and the papers and embellies are fab. We have sunshine here this morning don't know how long for though lol. luv gina xx

PS i have some candy on my blog if your interested hun! have a lovely weekend. xx

Jane said...

LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! This is my fav' set of papers EVER...that's why I have 3 of these pads, purely for stroking purposes. Can't fault this card...perfick in EVERY way! xx

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! Such a fabulous card Julie. I love that image and those papers are gorgeous. Such wonderful colourful flowers too.

Hope you have a great weekend
Hugs Sue

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Julie, the image is coloured perfectly I like the flowers and the papers, all we need now is some sunshine.
Kevin xx

coops said...

wow i love this julie.fantastic image and really stunning tropical colours and details ;D

xx coops xx

Rica said...

Hi Julies, this is adorable, I love your paper choice, Gloria is stunning and I love your gorgeous details.
hugs
Heather xx

June Nelson said...

wowser this is fantastic, love it darlin and all your detail its perfect huggies June xxxxxxx

Sandi said...

wow, love the image, I am ready for that floatie, hugs

Louise said...

Smashing card and gorgeous detail just wish we had the sun lol
Hugs louise xx

Faye said...

WHAT have I told you about using my likeness on your cards without asking first?! Bad babysitter. Love, love, love. Nuff said. xx