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Monday, 18 March 2013

It's Easter,

or nearly anyway!

Hello there blogworld,

So here we are again, another Monday morning and a good weekend was had by all, I hope?  Ours was hit and miss - SHMbO has a cold and slept for a lot of Saturday but then perked up enough to go to her two best friends joint birthday party.

Anyway, you're not here to hear my waffle are you - you're here to see the card and for me to tell you all about the new challenge over at The Cutie Pies and this fortnight it's 'Easter' - so all your cutest projects for Easter please.

We are sponsored this time by the super cuteness that is:


The DT were very kindly allowed to pick an image to use and this is my card with the image I picked.

If, however, you go follow the link to find it, you may not quite recognise it!  I decided to try and use an Easter card this year (one I made last year is still sitting in the box!) so I slightly changed a part of the image to make it more relevant - you'll have to follow the link if you want to know what I did.  But I bet you can probably guess - the card is for SHMbO, and most of you know what she looks like!

So front shot:

The close up:

 The arty farty:

I used:

Digi stamp:
coloured with my Promarkers

Die:
Nestie

Papers:
Freebie from years ago: Pretty Please - Spring Papers

Anything else?
Ribbon from my stuff
HobbyHouse - pearls
Wild Orchid Crafts - flowers and leaves

There we go my little offering for this challenge - why not pop on over to the challenge blog and see the super cuteness that my teamies have made?

See you again soon,
Sarah

A challenge, or two:

I love Promarkers: #159 - Ribbons and Bows

Stampin for the Weekend: Child's Play (both for a child and an image of a child - bingo!!)

My Mum's Craft Shop: Challenge 3 - Spring has Sprung

20 comments:

Carol Yates said...

Morning Sarah, what a pretty card, i love the image, paper combinations and the flowers.
Carol.x

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Sarah. The image is so so sweet and I love the design and the papers.
Hugs Sharon. x

Debs said...

Super pretty card Sarah - gorgeous colours.
Have a fab day
Debs xx

Chris said...

Really pretty card with it's so cute image and lovely colours!
Chris
x

scrappymo! said...

Sweet image and you did a lovely job on the colouring and the DP you chose!
She is sure to love it!

DesignerDiva said...

Lol I love that you lopped off the pony tail Sarah and you're right it does look like your little cherub now!! She is gonna love this!
Beautiful card
Sorry I've been awol for about a week - not sure I can face catching up!!!
Hugs Laurie xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awwwww I love how you have made that cute image look like your Emily. Your colouring is fabulous and the papers so pretty.
Hugs Sue

Sue said...

Aww this is really sweet Sarah.. what a cutie she is and your colouring is fab! Love the soft colours... the papers and embellies are really pretty... perfect for Easter! :-)
Hope you have a good week hun!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Lisa xx said...

Ooooh Sarah this is so pretty, you clever old thing you!

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card Sarah. x

Molecraft said...

Fabulous Sarah, love her hair, lol!
Helen x

coops said...

so gorgeous sarah.really sweet image and i love your soft and pretty colours :D

xx coops xx

Tammy said...

Awww this is so sweet Sarah! I love that adorable image and it's colored beautifully!!
Hugs, Tammy

catherine said...

It looks fantastic Sarah and I am sure she will love it too, Hope Emily is feeling better
x catherine

Christine L said...

Lovely image Sarah... perfect in her pastel colours too. Love the DP's you've used with that layout!

Hugs
Christine x

Emma Canning said...

This is gorgeous - such lovely spring colours :-) x x

Gemma said...

Gorgeous card hun...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Wendy Fraser said...

So pretty, she looks great with her haircut! Thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers xx

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Sarah, love the cute image and the pretty colours x Susan x

Lizy Bartaby said...

Oooh sure you're not a hairdresser hun?? ;) She looks very cute, and I'm sure she will love this card! Love the colours too :)
Lizy xx