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Monday, 6 August 2012

OK, seriously who

stole Summer?

Hello blogworld

Well we went to the circus yesterday and it rained, rained, rained and rained then nature threw in some thunder for good measure!  Made for a lovely accompaniment for the music the show people were playing!!

Weather aside, we had a great time and the kids (went with a couple of friends) were transfixed - Emily has now decided that she doesn't want to be in the Olympics - she now wants to be a Trapeeze artist!

Anyway, again, I'm not here really to waffle about my life, but to let you know that there is a new challenge over at The Cutie Pies and we would like to see your creations with 'Spots and Stripes'.

We have two fab sponsors - Bugaboo Digital Stamps and Stamp and Create - pop on over to the blog to see what great prizes are on offer.

The DT were allowed to pick an image to use for this challenge and this is what I came up with -

Front shot:

Close up of image:

Arty farty side shot:

Trying to show the glitter on the wings (nice arty shot don't ya think!):

I used:

Stamp:
Bugaboo Digi stamp - Brats Bugs - Girl Ladybug
coloured with Promarkers

Papers:
D'you know I'm not sure!  They are both scraps - I will see if I can find some details!

What no dies?!

Anything else?
Ribbon and button - from my stuff
Glamour dust on wings
Craftwork cards - card blank and sentiment
Oh and a bit of Distress Ink

That's all folks - hope you all had a lovely weekend are thinking of popping over to the Cuties and joining us in the fun!

Cheerio,
Sarah

A challenge, or two:

I love Promarkers: Challenge 128 - Spots and Stripes

Great Impressions : Walk on the Wild Side (animals) - I hope the ladybirds qualify?

That Craft Place Challenge: Things with wings


21 comments:

Rebekah said...

This is so cute Sarah! I know it's just awful weather isn't it! Thanks for your lovely card I always send ones already blogged so no worries there! Its stunning to have in person though! Hugs Rebekah xx

Alyce said...

So gorgeous Sarah! Love the super cute image and that layout is stunning :)

sue - bearhouse said...

Fabulous card Sarah, such a great image and I love the papers and wonderful spotty ribbon

Hugs Sue

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Sarah, I think whoever stole Summer really doesn't want to give it back :( Such a shame it rained like that on your day out....Love your card today, such a little cutie and fabby papers too, it looks really Summery, even if the weather isn't!...Hugs, Teresa xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous....such a lovely image and layout.xxx

Debs said...

This is super cute Sarah - sweet image and I love the Ladybug DP :o)
Have a fab day.
Debs xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Gorgeous image and card, good luck with the I ♥ ProMarkers challenge. Hugs Ginny

Christine L said...

Fabulous image Sarah.. I love it and your card layout suits it well!

And yes, I agree about the weather!

Hugs
Christine x

coops said...

so gorgeous sarah.fab sweet image and i love your papers and spotty ribbon :D

xx coops xx

Anne-Marie said...

Aawwww....what a cutie! I really, really like this one, Sarah! Gorgeous!

Vicky said...

Adorable Sarah...such a cutie hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Molecraft said...

So cute Sarah, the weather is awful here too!
Helen x

catherine said...

Fantastic card Sarah and just loving all the spots. Love the ribbon. Glad you all had a great time at the circus despite the weather
x catherine

mixamatoasties said...

Cute card Sarah :)

Susan xx

debby4000 said...

Soooooo cute.
luv
Debby

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card, love that ladybird paper! Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers
Lorraine x

Rebecca said...

Hi Sarah, Your card is really cute with the gorgeous image!! I love the ladybug paper.
Love From Rebecca xx

Faye said...

Papers! So cute with this image! Love! xx

Sue from Oregon said...

Sarah-darling little "bug"!Super cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions blog! ♥ Sue Kment

xxxtglxxx said...

What a fun image!! :) Love your cute card Sarah! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Jenny said...

What a darling image and superb coloring! So happy you joined us at Great Impressions Stamps!

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