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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Spring is in the air

Happy Sunday friends,
Firstly I would like to say that my thoughts and prayers are with all my friends on the east coast of America, as "Irene" has been making its way. Hope you are all safe and that any damage will not be too severe where you are.
Next I would also like to welcome new followers to my blog. Lovely to have you visiting and do appreciate your comments.
Yes here in South Africa spring is in the air, although today has been rather cool and cloudy, but the trees are blossoming and the lovely early scented flowers are starting, the daffodils are opening, so if we can get some early rains that would just be the ideal prize.


My card today is being entered in a number of challenges. Firstly
Digistamps4joy... Spring plus handmade flower
The Shabby Tea Room...Sweet days of Summer...use colours pink/peach/green plus handmade flower
Tuesday Throwdown... Dimension/texture
Totally Gorjuss ....as you like it
Charisma Cards...glitter it
Sarah Hurley challenge .....Bling and sparkle
The Outlawz..Greeting card
The Sisterhood of crafters..flower power Here is what I used:
Paper Cardstock...pink Bazzil, put through the cuttlebug with roses folder and some glitter brushed on the roses.
Image...DigiStamps 4 Joy..Spring.. Coloured with distress inkpads, punched out flowers in her hair, mounted on paper doilies cut with an X-cut die.
Flowers and leaves punched from a Marianne Design die, misted with silver glimmer mist,
Sentiment.. Whiff of Joy cut with a Nellie Snellen die and attached with ribbon
Some bling on the flowers and in the corners.
I must apologise. The colours, especially of the flowers haven't come out as they should. We did have a rather dull day, Sorry for this.
Love to know what you think of it. Have a great week and take care.

19 comments:

TenSGal said...

I love this...love the colored image and the doily peeking out from behind it. The flowers are also beautiful!
Susan

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
What a totally beautiful creation!
hugs
kim x

Colleen Holmes said...

Beautiful! Love the image, coloring and pretty paper! Very nice!

Deedee Anderson said...

Beautiful card! Such a sweet image, and I like how you embellished her hair with some of the flowers. Thanks for sharing this at Tuesday Throwdown. :-)

Charlene said...

Ursela you have definitely done Jen Lee's image proud with this card. Love all the soft accents and the beautiful flowers both in her hair and along the oval. Thanks for using a Digistamps4Joy image and joining us at Digistamps4Joy Spring (make a flower) Challenge ~ Charlene DS4J DT

Teresa Arsenault said...

This is really fabulous, Ursula, and so ultra feminine. Thanks for your concern for we east coasters. I am in Canada so Irene may have lost some steam by the time she gets here.

Blessings,
Teresa

Birdie said...

Very girly. Love that doily and your roses look fine to me - nice effect from the paper on them.

Petra said...

Ursula, love your card and the weather we had here on Saturday! Spring is definitely in the air and I am so grateful for it :)

Lisa said...

This is lovely. Thanks so much for joining us at Charisma this challenge.

Lisa x

clare brown said...

this is so pretty love the added flowers on her head.Goodluck at charisma please stop by again soon.You can slao enter sarah hurley challenges.

hugs Clare x

Riet said...

Wat een prachtig kaartje Ursula.

Liefs Riet.x

LaJanette said...

Hello Ursula; this is such a pretty card! Love the flowers and how the compliment the flowers on her head; very cute image and everything is just so so nice! Love it!

Hugs;
Janette

Bunny said...

Lovely card , thanx foir joining us at Digistamps4joy and good luck..

Caz DS4J DT

Gram's Treasures said...

Fantastic card! Love the flowers in her hair. Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Charisma.
Joyce xx

clare brown said...

thankyou for popping over at sarah hurley challenges and for the lovely comment you left on my blog.Goodluck clare x

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the floral embellishments. There's a challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters Flower Power that ends 9/4 that you could enter this in.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

Diane Davies said...

Sweet card! Pretty flowers. Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters. : )

Jen Leeflang said...

What a fabulously coloured image and such a beautiful creation! I love it that you have used DS4J image! Thanks for joining us at Digistamps 4 Joy's Spring Challenge.
luv n huggz
jen
DS4J CHALLENGE CO-ORDINATOR AND DT LEAD DESIGNER

Starla B. said...

This is just gorgeous! One of my favorite DS4J images!! =D Fabulous coloring, and I love the little flowers you put on her crown. Thanks for playing with us at Digistamps 4 Joy. I hope to see you again in our next challenge!

xx Star