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Sunday, 22 March 2009

Just Birthday/Christmas card challenge wk 24 - TANJA's sketch





Monday morning again, i hope you all had a wonderful Mothering Sunday, and were treated like the Queen!

I can hardly believe another week has passed, it will soon be christmas ladies. So with another week gone, its time for another challenge over at the Birthday/Christmas Card challenge. This week is such a fabulous sketch by our Tanja.

I have made a card for Mum. Hope you like it. This is one of my favourite sugar nellie stamps ever, coloured as per usual with my pro-markers. I have used papers from the DCWV Nursery stack.

The flowers are from the prima espirit range with rose bud centres. Swirls are a sizzix bigz die highlighted with stickles.

The border is another one of the Martha Stewart punches. This is the lattice arch, one of my favourites.


It would be good to have as many of you join our challenge this week as possible.


We have this fabulous Magnolia stamp up for grabs. Isn't tilda looking gorgeous here? As they say you have to be in it to win it, so come on join our challenge this week.

I had a very productive Friday afternoon of crafting, and these are some of the quick cards i made, hope you will enjoy them.


This is using one of the fabulous downloads from Sally-Ann. I love her images, they are all fabulous and available from her Grab-a-doodle website.


One of the fabulous Pollycraft stamps. I love this adorable images by the fabulously talented Paula. Papers were freebies in one of the Making Cards magazine.



I adore the downloads available from Pink Petticoat too. This is one of the fabulous dinosaurs. Coloured again with my pro-markers. I love their cute faces! Papers are Basic Grey and the core-dinations. Ribbon and gems from stash.

40 comments:

Moni said...

Gorgeous cards, love the colours and the papers! Hugs, Moni

ella bella said...

wow you have been busy and what gorgeous cards you have made. I especially love the first one the colours and image are gorgeous and great take on the sketch to.
Tracy x

kay said...

fab cards,you have been busy.
kayx

Nannieflash said...

Oh Linda Im so glad you liked your award you so deserve it, youve been a brilliant follower and I much appreciate it. I love your card its so serene, I love the way youve coloured her and used such lovely papers with her. Well done love Shirleyx

Zoe xx said...

Oh Linda, you have been bust hun!! I just love them all!! What a great sketch it is this week. I will have to try my very hardest this week to get a card made!!!!
I am sure your mum loved the card, i know i would!!!
Take care hun, and catch up REAL soon
Zoe x x

Riet said...

wowww Linda,what a beautiful cards,l love the stamps. so beautifuul colours.

hugs Riet.xx

bumblebee creations said...

Linda--all super creations!! Love that little dino-how totally sweet!!! your papers are all gorgeous, and am gonna have to check out that Martha punch! TFS!!

scotspanda said...

cute cards Linda, I bet your mum loved her Daisy card, my mum certainly loved the Daisy card I made for her :o)

hope you got spoiled by the kids

lotsalove

Amanda xxx

gina said...

Hope you are well Linda, so I have not been around, I can see you have been busy as ever :) gorgeous cards, speak soon :)
Gina xxx

Donna said...

Scrummy cards Linda and such pretty design papers as always. I love the Mum card, the colours are beautiful and the flowers are gorgeous. Fab papers on your kitty card too, love the vibrant colours :) Donna x

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Linda,
Such beautiful cards!
Love your gorgeous images and wonderful colouring! Your papers are perfect and love your added detail so wonderful!
hugs
kim x

Tab said...

Hey sweetie, hope that your ok and had a good day yesterday! I love your new cards, the images are adorable and all coloured beautifully too!
Hugs Tab xxx

Rleen said...

Beautiful cards! I love the cute images and the papers. Awesome design and colors.

Hugs,
Arlene

Becky said...

Wow! Gorgeous cards Linda, love all of the images you have, so jealous of your beautiful stash, love those Prima flowers too!
I had to laugh at your comment about it soon being Christmas, I always say that too!
Hope you are well!!
Love Becky xx

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous set of cards Linda, love the one you've made for your mum. Hope you had a lovely day yesterday and they treated their mum like a princess!
Clairexx

Sparkle said...

What darling cards! Glad you had a great holiday!

Sue said...

gorgeous selection of cards, hun all lovely, daisy is my fave stamp she looks beautiful, sue.x

ger76 said...

My goodness you have been a busy bee and they are all lush, thanx for sharing hun alway a joy to see,

Ger xxx

Angel's Delight's said...

Hi There...
All stunning card's, love the colour's you use too...
Your image's are soooo cute..
Hugs Angel

Jules said...

Hi Linda

Thank you for your comments on my blog.

Hope you had a great Mother's Day.

I love your blog - so much inspiration.

I am new to all of this blogging so am having great fun finding new places to visit.

Take care - Love Jules xx

Crafting Joanne said...

Hi Linda, hope you are keeping well hun.
I'm so behind with my hopping lately, really don't know where all the time goes.

All fantastic cards, especially love the 'Mum' card, fabulous layout and one of my fav SN images too.

Joanne x

Mel said...

Linda, you've made some beautiful cards, I especially like your Mum's Mother Day card ~ Mel x

Jill said...

wow Linda you've been soo busy and they are all absolutely gorgeous I love the daisy one hugs Jill xx

Deb said...

Your cards are fantastic Linda, you have been very busy! I will try to play along, love the idea of making a christmas card every week but don't ever find the time. I will try though!
I am starting decorating the kids rooms, hope to have them all finished before Easter, so I may have limited crafting time or maybe the rooms will be finished by summer!
hope you are well! Have a great evening, hugs Debx

Enfys said...

Gorgeous cards to drool over again, I am going to try and join in with the challenge this week
hugs
Enfys x

Donalda said...

Wow hon your cards are just gorgeous dear as always and you ohave been very busy I see. Hope you are having a good day dear

Tasha said...

Wow Linda - you have been busy my friend! These cards are all wonderful! Sorry i havent emailed for ages ive been a rubbish buddy sorry!
love tasha xx

Michelle said...

Your cards are BEAUTIFUL and I'm so utterly blessed to have "met" you online...I received your WONDERFUL package today and I now have that awesome sugar nellie image to play with as well. There were so many wonderful images in the envelope and I know I'll be asking who makes them as they are just too cute!

You are one wonderful lady who is very kind and generous - those two stamps you sent just blew me away! I can't wait to ink them up!

I only hope I can do you justice - I don't have near the cute stamps that you have but I'm finishing up on your images and will send them out in the next couple of days!

Again, thank you...you've made my day(week/month)!!!

Michelle

LOUISE said...

Hi Linda, hope you are well. love your Mothers Day card, I am sure it was well received. You have been a busy bee, love all your other cards too. Have a great day. Lou x

Maya said...

You have been busy,hun!
And the card for you`re mum is adorable!!
Hugs from Maya:)

Annie said...

more fabby cards Linda! I do love the SN Daisy image, she is one of my favourites and I must get her inky again soon! and the cute little miss from Polycraft is just adorable - and now on my wish list! hugs, annie x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous cards Linda but my fave has got to be Daisy, you made a stunning card using her.
luv
Debby

Bubbles said...

Hi Linda, what a beautiful selection of cards, I just love the swirls and prettiness of the first card for your mum.
Been an awful blogger of late, trying to be better!!
Hope you are well.
Joanne x

Paula said...

Wow linda you have been a busy bee these are all Fantastic.
Paula xxxx

Lyndsey Marie said...

Gorgeous selection of cards, I especially love the Daisy one she is just sooo cute. Love all the beautiful papers and colour combos
Lyndsey xx

nessy said...

gorgeous cards linda ~wow you have been so busy again!!
vanessa xx

Liza said...

Fab cards Linda, I love the daisy image on the card for your Mum.

Liza x

Natalie said...

Lovely cards Linda, the first one especially. x

Emma said...

More stunning cards...gorgeous as always.
Emma x

Tanja said...

Wonderful Cards, my dear!

Hope you're fine, have a great weekend, Hugs Tanja