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Wednesday, July 03, 2013


OMG!  What has happened to the British Climate?  I know everybody's probably sick of talking about it, but it's beyond a joke now.  We had 2 hours sunshine on Sunday, so I got my lawn mowed and did some deadheading and that's been it for over a month.  It's so overcast, cold and windy, I actually resorted to putting the heating on for a bit yesterday.

Anyway, onwards and upwards!  This week is challenge #175 over at I ♥ PROMARKERS and our theme is a photo inspiration..blues, yellows and butterflies.  The sponsor is POLKA DOODLES and there's a terrific CD as the prize.  I chose to use one of my new paper pads from Prima, the Sun Kiss collection.

My stamp (rubber) is Sugar Nellie's 'Country Garden'. I've had it for around 4 years so thought it was about time she got an airing.  She is backed onto a Spellbinders die cut, the border and butterflies are Cheery Lynn dies and the leaf flourish is a Marianne.   Oh yeah, the die I was looking for last week....is now sitting in my ever growing die collection. *big grin*

Entering into:
CREATED WITH LOVE #48 - For the girls.
OLDIE BUT A GOODIE - Butterflies.
C IS FOR CHALLENGE #1 - Flowers.
BEARLY MINE #93 - Anything goes.
CRAFTY CATZ #189 - Say it with flowers.
613 AVENUE CREATE #26 - Anything goes.
CRAFTING FOR ALL SEASONS #55 - Make it girly. TOP 3
OSAAT #170 - Anything goes.
LOVES RUBBER STAMPS #59 - Anything goes.
MAKE IT MONDAY #147 - Anything goes.


Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, wonderful colours....lets hope it will encourage some real sunshine. Glad you found your die!! xx

inkypinkycraft said...

love the delicate butterflies and great colours, dull and grey here too! sorry about lack of comments , playing catch up..trace x hugs x

Chris Hanselman said...

Love the image. Great coloring. The butterflies are so cute. Thank you for joining our For the Girls challenge at Create with Love Challenges.


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

Fabulous image and layout love the butterflies Ginny x

craftin-dawn said...

Rainy here on the East coast in the USA....sick of it! Rivers flooding, everything is soggy wet!
Great card! Love the butterfly's and the images is beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our For The Girls Challenge!

coops said...

so stunning Lorraine.beautiful colours and I love your image and details :D

xx coops xx

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the sweet digi, coloring & Butterfly embellishing. Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch#170 Anything Goes.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Lady Bug Stampers said...

What a fantastic card. Love the image the coloring the butterflies and the flowers. Did I get it all? thanks so much for joining in the fun at Created with Love Challenges.
Linda K. DT

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful card! I love this image and the design. Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

Janette said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.x

Anna Jasiolek said...

Dear Lorraine, I am afraid the weather is crazy everywhere in Europe, I can't remember a July like this one! Your card is beautiful, it shows how much you miss the summer LOL I would like to thank you that you entered my new challenge blog 'C... is for Challenge'. Thank you for your trust and I wish you good luck in the draw!
Hugs from Poland,
Anna xxx

Chrisboldo said...

Cute Card, thanks for playing in our challenge over at CWLC Blog this week.

Chris B

Olivia said...

Such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

The Little Stamper said...

What a sweet and beautifully coloured card - I love it! Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this week.

Sharon x

Dips said...

Thank you so much for joining us at an Oldie But A Goodie Challenge, keep using up all that stored stash!

Carol said...

A beautiful card, such a pretty image and colours. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

Natali said...

Gorgeous project. Lovely playing with dies.
Many thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie` “Butterflies” Challenge and we hope to see you again.

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