Monday, 28 May 2012

Chillin' with nature

Wasn't the weekend weather fabulous. We went to the coast yesterday and when I got home I checked out the latest challenges and winners and found I had my twins card had been chosen as the Forever Friends favourite, I made top 3 at Incy Wincy and won the Sunday sketch and stamp challenge. Wow, what a fantastic end to the day.

I made this card for my good friend Lisa's daughter Chloe for her 12th Birthday on Saturday. I've used one of my newest Sugar Nellie stamps called Chillax. She has been coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers. Papers are First Edition Spring Feast and I added some ruffled seam binding. I've gone for a distressed look with a TH distressing tool and DI Tattered Rose. The gorgeous die cuts are all Memory Box and I added some punched flowers to the leafy branch, a technique I admired on the wonderful Debby's blog.
Challenges
Hotshot Diecuts
Send a smile 4 Kids Anything Goes
The Sugar Bowl Free for all

27 comments:

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card, such pretty colours :o)
Jackie xx

Sandra H said...

So pretty Marianne, your image and layout is stunning and coloured beautifully as always:)x

Del said...

My favourite papers at the moment and you've used them well. Lovely image too xx

patrycja said...

for a long time I look at your blog and I must say that your works are wonderful.

Jo Davies said...

Lovely card Maraianne, congrats on your win adn top 3 and lets hope this weather continues! Big hugs Jo xxx

Tonya H said...

Beautiful card. Congrats on your wins! :o)

dolcreations said...

I love this card Marianne. I love the punched flowers and the leafy branch that you added to the side of the card! Gorgeous as always Marianne. I would have to say it was a wonderful day for you....Congratulations on the top 3! So deserved!

downrightcrafty said...

oh gorgeous card and super image
Hugs Kate xx

pinky said...

Thats such a sweet little image Marianne. I love your card.

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Marianne. Love the die cut branch and flowers. Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ Promarkers.
Lorraine x

coops said...

so stunning marianne.really love your colours and details and gorgeous image :D

xx coops xx

Pink Dandelion said...

Super card, lovely image and papers. Congrats on all your wins. Debs xx

Debbie said...

Well done dearie.You have quite a talent.Love your latest card.Beautiful subtle colours.Hugs Debbie x

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Marianne, Wow, what a gorgeous card - Chloe will love this, a fab image love the way you have put the flowers on the branch die and ruggled the ribbon too :) Thankyou for the tip for Random.org - I will try that one definately! I never thoought of that...Hugs, Teresa x

mags said...

Lovely card Marianne and well done on the challenges too.
Mags
x

May said...

congrats on your win's... beautiful card.. love the detail and your colouring is fabulous.. Hugs May x x

Lisa said...

Hi Marianne, Gorgeous card! Chloe loves it and it looks lovely sitting on my mantelpiece :-) Gorgeous colours and fab image ... just perfect for Chloe's card :-)

Lisa x

Deonna Bemish said...

Beautiful card! i love the image and the colors that you have chosen to use. Thanks for sharing with us this week for the Anything goes challenge at send a smile 4 kids.

sue - aka bearhouse said...

Hi Marianne
This is so beautiful, I love the image and the colours are embellishments are all so pretty.
Thanks so much for your comments on my blog today and for becoming one of my first followers.
I'll pop back later to have a proper look at your yummy candy.
All the best Sue

kbrandy4 said...

Gorgeous card and beautiful colouring Marianne!! Thanks for sharing with us at I ♥ Promarkers and good luck!! Hugs Hazel xx

PS. I have candy on my blog!!
http://hazelshandmadecrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2002/04/my-better-late-than-never-candy.html

Lorraine said...

That's lovely. What beautiful papers. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Karen Hasheck said...

What a fun card for our Anything Goes for Kids challenge! Love the image and colors you have chosen. Thanks for sharing it with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids. Hope to see your beautiful cards again soon!

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Marianne, as are all your cards...just found you doing some DT commenting, now a follower.
Wendy xx

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colours you've used. The Sugar Nellie stamp is lovely and the embellishments really finish off the card beautifully.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Christy Beans said...

Beautiful - LOVE the diecuts! Super color combination too =) Thanks for joining us for the Anything Goes for Kids challenge at SAS4K! ~Christy

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love the fabulous image with the wonderful shading, really pretty card! Thanks for joining us @ SAS 4 kids for the "Anything Goes" challenge :)

craftymum said...

Another super card. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our Die cuts challenge.

Hugs Sarah

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