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Sunday, 24 June 2012

Friends Like You



Well the weather is driving me crazy,it rained so hard last night, we shivered under the big duvet ,the garden could be wrung out,hanging baskets with their flowers bedraggled...call this Summer...

No such problems in card land,the weather can be anything you want it to be, mine is a sunny garden. I love this image, house mouse and friends,Gruffies, from the set by Joanna Sheen called friends like you.
The card is for my Hubby Bob ,who's Birthday it is soon.He often helps me in the garden,he's happy doing the spade work if I point where to dig. Resently he helped me in the gardening job I had,so this card is just the ticket.
I've coloured with copic markers. The gingham card is pinflair. The sentiment(love it) lili of the valley and the border punch used zig zag Martha Stewart. The tag is old stash.

challenges entered :
The cheerful stamp pad : in the garden
celebrate the occasion : welcome Summer
ready teddy go : one for the boys

just got back from hobby craft....more craft stuff....well I have just sold about £50 worth of cards.
happy crafting. janex

17 comments:

Debs M said...

gorgeous card and i love those gruffies! I have a soft spot for gingham too :) well done on selling your cards! Thanks for joining us for our ‘One for the Boys’ Challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go! Hope to see you again soon x

Debbie Dt

Doreen said...

Fantastic card,love the image and fab papers.xxx

MagsB said...

This is fabulous! What a great image! I love the subtle colours you've used, and the gingham paper looks very smart!

Let's hope we have some drier weather next week!

love Mags B x

Lisa Jane said...

oh lol this made me chuckle out loud.. what a brilliant image and i love the gingham papers
Lisa x

brenda said...

Well done on the card sale Jane and only right you should have a crafty spend to celebrate.

Loving your card and colours.

B x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is just gorgeous, your colours are fabulous too, huggles Pops x x x x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous image, they are cute! Love the design and colours too.
Lorraine x

pinky said...

So sweet, love the gingham, works perfectly with that cute image. Well done on selling £50's worth!! Your cards are just amazing Jane. Thanks for your lovely comment over at Fussy and Fancy, made me blush lol.

Beryl said...

Brilliant card - love the image and how you've done the inside to match too.
Well done on a those card sales and even more well done on using the cash to add to your crafty stash.
Beryl xx

Cultivate Life in Joy said...

Oh my! Such a lovely card..love your critters and the love you put into them.

Michele said...

the card is darling! i've had a lot of rain where i live too. thank goodness for card making to take our minds off the weather! thank you for joining the "in the garden" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

Jules said...

Hi Jane

Well done on your card sales!!!

But you do need to keep re-investing don't you to bring variety for future sales LOL!!!

Great card. Love the image and your brilliant sky!!!

Love Jules xx

p.s. Your comment has just plinged in .. .. yep .. .. football was disappointing in the end :-(

Adrian said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

Jenn Borjeson said...

What a sweet card - thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad! :)

coldwaters2 said...

Brilliant card Jane I adore that cute, fun image also the wonderful papers and design.
hugs
Lorraine x

Dilsaver Designs said...

I just love how the plaid pops behind your sweet image, beautiful card! Thanks for joining us this week for our "Welcome Summer" challenge @ CTO :)

Sally said...

Great image, perfect for your husband for helping you :)
Glad you could join us at Ready Teddy Go, hope to see you again.
Hugs Sally xxx