Tuesday, 6 April 2010

SPRING CHALLENGE AT LILY-BOO TOO!


Good morning
It feels like I haven't been here for ages! I hope you all had a wonderful Easter.
This month over at Lily-Boo too challenge blog we have a Spring themed challenge going on! The challenge is a colour challenge and the only stipulation is that your card/project includes the colours yellow, pale green and blossom.
My card is quite simple, I made this little thank you card using a gorgeous daisy image from the Flowers Collection. I cut an A5 card in half so this card opens from the side and covered with backing paper from a lovely new gingham download from Pink Petticoat. I left the image quite plain and just paper pieced the flower centres with some spotty papers again Pink petticoat and coloured the leaves with promarkers. I used one of my new Martha border punches for the white punched strip and inked the edges in pale green and added some lemon organza ribbon. Finally I inked the edges of the card and added a thank you rub on.
Be sure to pop over to the Lily-Boo too blog and take a look at the gorgeous creations the Dt have made this month and we'd love you to play along too!
Have a wonderful week!
Juliexx

16 comments:

Margie said...

That's so pretty, Julie! I like how you inked the scalloped border.

CelticWoman said...

elegant simplicity is the best, love this one. Hugs

Kelly said...

Hi Julie...if it feels like you haven't been here for ages, it's because you haven't been...lol. Love your card, that scalloped border is awesome...simply elegant! By the way, I was only kidding about you not being here for ages. Have a great day!

PeggyLovesVintage said...

Love the scalloped border and ribbon, it makes the card feel so springy.

Riet said...

What a beautiful creations Julie,i love your images and papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Julie, simple yet it's so beautiful. It does seem like you have been gone for a long time...good to see you back.

Kaye's Crafty Place said...

Julie this is really pretty, I love the simplicity, but can tell there is a lot of work gone into paper piecing the flowers. Love the gingham paper.

hugs
Kaye x

"Um Buggin" said...

Julie, what a beautiful card my friend. I love the colors you used, so spring and the flower is just beautiful. I would love to play along, but I don't have any flower images. Might try using something else. Hope we can chat soon, maybe Wednesday around 2:00 p.m., my time. That is around 10:00 p.m., your time. Miss our chats!

Hugz, xx

~L~

Myrt said...

...lovely card, Julie - simplicity is very elegant!

Stacey said...

fab colours Julie! I love the inking on the edges and the border is fab x x x

DonnaMundinger said...

Sooo fresh and pretty, Julie! Love the image and of course the gingham! xxD

Nita's World Handmade said...

I love this card and the colors!

Heather said...

Julie, can you contact me, please. My email is bucketomonkeys@comcast.net

Thanks so much!!

Enfys said...

Hi Julie, fab card hun, just popped over to say I am so thrilled you are joining us on the team,
big hugs
En xx

Lisa Jane said...

what a gorgeous card - love the daisies
Congrats on the dt POSITION
lISA ;)

Jeannie Phillips said...

Beautiful work!!... congrats on the BBTB2 DT ... how exciting... I know I am... it is going to be so much fun working together!!
hugs
Jeannie

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