Tuesday, May 12, 2015

In the garden this week

Good morning everybody,

Over at the colour challenge of the Outlawz this week it was my turn to choose an inspirational photo for you to use. Take anything from the photo that inspires you and build your card round that. Just tell us what it is that was your inspiration.

My card was inspired by the lovely garden with trees. So perfect for playing in, as shown in the image. Also loved the fancy fencing.

Our sponsor is Lunagirl Images and the DT have used a selection of their images on the cards this week. We would love you to come and join us.

I made a centre step card for a change.

Paper - I used a selection of papers from my stash. The paper behind the trees was made with a brick stencil and texture paste.

The image was coloured with Distress inkpads and matted onto a scalloped square.

The trees are a Marianne Design diecut.

The fences are  Memory box diecuts.

I will enter it in the following challenges:
Crafting from the Heart #59...Anything goes
Craft your Passion challenge #261...Anything goes
Get Creative challenge #14...For the ladies/Mother's day
Incy Wincy Designs...The great outdoors
Not Just Cards #19...Anything goes
Mema's Crafts...Anything goes
Great Impressions ...Celebrate Spring
A Gem of a challenge #144...More than one fold
Allsorts challenge #310 ...Diecuts more than 2
Hiding in my Craftroom #198...Super scraps
Scrapper's Delights ...Anything goes
Dragonfly Dreams...How does your garden grow
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards # 90...Spring has sprung
QKR Stampede #138...Nature
Sister Act Card challenge #105...Anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack...Anything goes
Crimbo Crackers #80...die cuts
DL.ART challenge ...Anything goes
Whimsey Stamps challenge #82...Colour an image

I hope you all have a wonderful week, thanks for popping in and see you soon. Take care.
Love Ursula


NanaConnie said...

WOW, Ursula, what a gorgeous take on that inspiration photo! Love your coloring and the step card design. OK, slipping on my DT hat -- So glad to see you playing this week in our "Nature" challenge at QKR Stampede. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Lady Anne Milnes Howard said...

Oh Ursula, you have created such a beautiful card. Fabulous image which you have coloured so prettily. Thank you for sharing with us at Dragonfly Dreams, hope we see you again soon...
Love and Hugs ~ Lady Anne
Dragonfly Dreams
Anne's Paper Dream's Blog

Lady Anne Milnes-Howard of Glencairn, Caithness Scotland.

Mervi said...

Stunning card Ursula, lovely vintage style.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts, good luck;-))m

Petra Swart said...

Lovely scene you've created there with the dancing ladies, Ursula!!!! Beautiful!!!!
Have a great Wednesday!!!

Sue said...

This gorgeous, I love the image and beautiful design.
Thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge.
Sue xx

Sue said...

This gorgeous, I love the image and beautiful design.
Thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge.
Sue xx

Colette said...

Beautiful and elegant card Ursula. Colette :o)

Jennifer Scull said...

my goodness, this is ever so lovely! :)

Lesia Cook said...

Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for stopping by and playing with us at Mema's Crafts. We hope you'll visit often and good luck in the challenge.

brenda said...

A super creation Ursula, love the image and great use of your dies and punches.

Many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Tammi said...

Beautiful card, good luck.

Craft Your Passion Guest Design Team

Tammi said...

Beautiful card, good luck.

Craft Your Passion Guest Design Team

Teresa Arsenault said...

Gorgeous inspiration photo. Your card is splendid. I love that fence and your pretty vintage ladies.

Leslie Miller said...

Hello, Ursula! What a beautiful card! The image is just wonderful and colored beautifully. All those pretty dresses -- love it! I'm so happy to see this in our QKR Stampede Nature challenge this week!

Faith A said...

Gorgeous card and with lovely details and colouring.

karalschuknecht said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at QKR Stampede this week. Karal DT

Julie Odil said...

Those merry maidens seem so happy, Ursula. Sweet card! Thanks for joining our Nature Challenge this week at QKR Stampede. Julie, DT member

DIANA L. said...

This is so pretty I love the image and the design of the card just makes it that much more special of a B-DAY card
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes MAY Linky Party. Have a blessed day
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Natalie said...

beautiful card :)
Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.

Mamma Mia said...

Beautiful card Ursula and love your take on your inspiration photo. It's a perfect creation for this week's challenge at Incy Wincy Designs too - thanks for joining us!
Helen x (DT)

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart this week.

Mynn Kitchen said...

This is so lovely! I adore the fun Victorian image, the lovely coloring, and the fabulous fold! Thank for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jenscrapstoo said...

Cute card, great image!! Great way to use up your scraps!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
Cheers Jennie DTM

jonim52 said...

Very pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Great Impressions.

Tip Top said...

Beautiful! Thanks for entering Crimbo Crackers - hope to see you again next time!

Laurian said...

I love this card Ursula and I really want a garden like that!

Thanks so much for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope you come back soon!


Owner Dragonfly Dreams

Del said...

What a gorgeous scene you've created. Such a lovely image and beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining us at Get Creative Challenge Blog xx