Sunday, 9 March 2014

DOLLY MIXTURE BLOOMS


Happy Sunday All and hope you are well and enjoying a touch of Spring ... fingers crossed it's here to stay.

I've had a hectic week and hardly surprised that my last post was Tuesday! YIKES!

Anyway to make up for it I've 3 cards to share with you which have taken a while today. Grrr that always seems to happen when I miss a few days of crafty-time.

So grab your sun-shades and here goes with a card to enter the Color Throwdown and Freshly Made Sketches challenges.


Card Recipe:

Image: Clearly Besotted - Fancy Florals stamps and dies
Papers: Echo Park Dots & Stripes
Sentiment: Uniko Studio - It's a Gift
From my stash: button, twine, Doodlebug Sprinkles, Josy Rose Nail Heads
Tools: Stand-alone Scalloped Dies from Clearly Besotted

   


Next up the ideal colour combo at ColourQ this week for a St Patrick's Day card and I needed one so an added bonus! The sketch I've used is from Retro Sketches so I'll be skipping along there too.


Card Recipe:

Image: Shamrock made up from hearts using the Clearly Besotted - Love Hearts stamps & dies
Sentiment: Clearly Besotted - Geometric Shapes
Stem of Shamrock: Also Clearly Besotted - Dandelion Dreams stamp set
From my stash: Button, Twine, Dotty paper
Tools: Cuttlebug - Retro circles embossing folder & Stand-alone Scalloped edge die from Clearly Besotted


   


Last one for today is to enter the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge where it's a colour challenge this week and to be honest I wasn't sure about these colours. The purple tones I love but mixed with yellow! The jury is out on that one!



Card Recipe:

Image: Uniko Studio - Beautiful Blooms stamped and fussy cut then drizzled with glossy accents
Background Blocks - Clearly Besotted
Sentiment: Love the new Clearly Besotted Fabulous Fushia set and the sentiment is from here
Doodlebug Sprinkles
Tools: MFT Die-namics Sentiment Strips and Fishtail Flags



Ok I'm off to see who has won the Dancing on Ice competition and a little drool over Mr Selfridge! Thanks for stopping by and would love to receive your comments if you have time.


Sarah


18 comments:

  1. Yes, I'm hoping spring has sprung!! Wonderful cards!! love the bright, bold, and beautiful!! Thxs for joining us at CTD!

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  2. Beautiful cards Sarah, you have certainly been busy. hope things settle down for you and you can get back to more crafting :)

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  3. Gorgeous card Sarah, love the designs.

    Donna x

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  4. Hi Sarah

    Three beauties!

    Lovely bright and beautiful Spring colours.

    I hope you have had a lovely weekend.

    Love Jules xx

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  5. Ooooh you've been busy Sarah! Love them all...so bright and cheery!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS this week :)
    Lizy xx

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  6. These are all adorable! I love the way you've used the scallops with the FMS sketch, and the happy colors just make me smile. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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  7. Beautiful cards! You've run the gamut from bright and cheery, to holiday fun to lovely elegance! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches and colourQ!

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  8. Love your offset panel on the first one and the bright cheerful colors! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown!

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  9. How beautiful. I love each and every card you created. You did a fabulous job on all the challenges.

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  10. Love your purple card. You just seem to get the balance so right, perfection!

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  11. All of your cards are great! So fun and fresh! Thanks so much for joining us at the Color Throwdown!

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  12. Thanks for playing along at CAS Colours & Sketches! Your card is very pretty - love the white embossing on the flower!

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  13. OMG!!! All three of your cards are fantastic....such awesome designs and great color combos!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

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  14. Fab card, love your design, thanks for joining us at ColourQ, hugs, Sarah x

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  15. Three lovely cards Sarah! I love the shamrock and embossing folder on the Colour Q card, and I love your purple and yellow CAS combo - it really works!

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  16. Great cards Sarah, and I love the fresh, bright and breezy look of your blog too! Jo x

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  17. All three cards are super. Thank you for joining in with the colour challenge at CC&S this week, love the pop of the yellow flower on the purple

    Louise xx

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