Sunday, March 13, 2011

Daring Cardmakers Challenge

Morning folks and hey surprise surprise I am entering this week's challenge over at Daring Cardmakers....it's been a while since I've had time to join in the fun....but the last minute card I made for my friend's birthday just happened to fit the bill perfectly....you didn't really think I would dash off to M&S and buy a card did you.  Crikey that would be me sent to Coventry and definitely off the Christmas Card List.

The challenge this week set by the lovely Vanessa is.....
HOME BAKED
to create at least one embellishment for your card
do I get extra brownie points for doing three


Hero Arts....Cling Dots
Old Letter Writing
Silhouette Grass Design Block
inked with TH Distress Inks....Vintage Photo..Scattered Straw and Wild Honey
Flower created with Fiskars Scalloped Circle Punch
Brads: American Crafts
White Seam Binding coloured with Scattered Straw
Bakers Divine Twine from the Ribbon Girl
and yes my new best friend...Fiskars Bracket Border Punch
Sentiment: Hero Arts...Big Hugs & Birthday Messages

Don't know why but I have suddenly taken a liking to sunny yellow colours....could it be the longer daylight hours when our thoughts turn to lovely warm sunny weather....well we can forget that for the moment....we were back in the grips of winter yesterday....sods law it started falling a tad too heavily for my liking and by the time I set off for my class at Simply Create the world had become a winter wonderland..
Catch up with you all tomorrow.
Hugs Kath xxx

45 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Morning Kath, I really like this card and I think the colour has a lot to do with that but your handmade topper is full of interest too - love the flowers but also like the way you have used them as the main focus over the stamped images. It's cold down here in Ayr and we've had hailstones but no snow so far. Elizabeth x

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kath

So beautiful, love the sunny colours too.

Hugs Ali x

Ribbon Girl said...

I like your flowers against the printed background - very nice! Hope this is the last of the white stuff for you and Buddy! mary G

Ivolina said...

Lovely card. So wonderful flowers. I like it very much.

Anesha said...

Beautiful card Kath,love the flowers and the colour. Hugs to Buddy and have a great day.

martina's kaartjes said...

what a beautiful bright, sunny card ! very lovely done !
greetings, martina
x

Helen said...

Lovely sunny looking card. Thank you for the class yesterday really enjoyed it.

Sarpreet said...

gorgeous summery colours and layout

Saskia said...

Gorgeous card Kath!! I feel spring is commming soon!

Sweet greetings, Saskia :)

kathleen said...

Morning Both sorry to hear the snow is back again.LOve the card Kath lovely fresh colours.
Have a good day.
Kathleen x

Fluffles said...

Beautiful Kath, another stunning creation. Jx

Tracey said...

Beautiful card Kath, so elegant - your friend will love it & who can blame her for not wanting one from M&S they're not a patch on yours!

Hugs
Tracey
xx

nnalorac said...

Beautiful card to cheer us us up on this dreach day Kath. Love the sunny colours. Hope you got home safely, toddled along at 40mph, was quite stormy between Lumsden and Rhynie, picked up an Indian meal for Tea then hit the road to Ruthven, it wasn't much better, glad to get home! Enjoyed your company and class. Keep cosy! Carolxx

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi Loving the sunshine colours. The flowers are divine. Envy the way you put it all together. Kitty :)

Sinikka said...

A great card. The spring just came with this card in lovely sunny colours.
Hugs Sinikka

Tasha said...

Kath your card is beautiful, love your stamping and the lovely flowers you made
love tasha xx

Carol D said...

Hi Kath, hope you enjoyed your stroll with Buddy and that it's not too cold.
Another fabulous card and love the colours and that border is divine, love the flowers too.

Big Hugs Carol xx

Lee said...

Absolutely STUNNING.Cuddles for the Big Furry Boy.xx

Lynda said...

WOW Kath this is stunning. The flowers are gorgeous and it's a real 'Summery' card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Daring Cardmakers.

Love Lynda xxx

petra,s cards said...

hi kath you card is gorgeous!!!! sweet collors!
xx petra

Suze Bain said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the flowers, grass stamp and border punch.

Barb said...

Yup, we still have mounds and mounds of the white stuff around here too, Kath. . .and it's been quite cold lately too! Will Spring ever arrive? Love this pretty, yellow card today! Your layering and flowers are so beautiful!

Aud said...

Another lovely card Kath nice fresh colours your flowers are lovely, good to catch up yesterday, shame the weather wasn't very nice, it was a slow journey home but better safe than sorry roads weren't good hope you got home safely, thanks for the class. Aud x

Віра said...

Яка гарненька :)

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

WOW - this is a stunner Kath.
Hugs, Sandra

Sarah said...

Such a beautiful card Kath. I love the handmade flowers. This is such an elegant card.
I hope the snow isn't too bad.
Sarah xx :0)

dddeeebbbzzz said...

A beautiful card. Love the clean and elegant look.

Christine B. said...

Stunning card. Love the flowers you have made and the colour is so bright and cheerful. Beautiful stamping as usual. Hugs x ChrisB

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Kath, amazing work.
luv
Debby

Kat said...

Stunning card Kath. Love the colours and the gorgeous flowers. Loving that new Fiskars punch you keep using. I wonder.....!

No snow here though there was some nasty wet snowy stuff when I walked the dogs yesterday lunchtime. Just rain and more rain today yuk!

Kat xx

Allison said...

sooo sweet Kath
Allisonx

Jo said...

your card is so pretty - Hopefully spring is on its way :D

Paula said...

that bracket punch is a real beaty & I love the twine with it. the colours are lovely - not too yellow but a golden straw colour. Still cold here in Wales but think we've seen the last of the snow.
Paula (PEP)

Kathleen said...

What a stunning card, warms the heart. Love everything about it, any easy let out but it is perfectly true.

Kath x

patriziawithaz said...

Just beautiful xx

Tiffany said...

Beautiful design and colors, so fresh and lovely!

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, this is beautiful...I love the soft yellow and the flowers you made look AWESOME!!!

Kerry said...

Stunning card Kath, the colours have really brightened my day x

Eveline said...

Such a sunny, beautiful card.
Eveline.

Zuzana Obert said...

Kath, this card is stunning! Love every bit of it. Thanks for joining in with us at The Daring Cardmakers.

Zuzana x x

Kietha said...

Love this card Kath, the colours make me smile and feel all happy and fuzzy inside.

Kietha xx

sharingthepassion said...

Simply stunning creation Kath

Ali x

Rein said...

Fabulous card Kath,
the flowers are beautiful!

thanks for joining in with DCM.

Laura said...

I love every thing about this one, it's like a ray of sunshine!

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Brilliant card here Kath! thanks for sharing, it is a terrific design and little additions for interest great use of a sometimes difficult colour,
Shaz in Oz.x

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