Sunday, 18 July 2010

Sunflowers

Hi, it's quite sunny here, but it's windy - our house is quite exposed on one side and it seems to just blow across the feilds at us, the first year we lived here we lost about 50 roof tiles and our newly laid turf all ended up in the far corner of the garden!!!
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Hope you're all good. Have had my mother over for a few days, so not much time for crafting. I took her home yesterday & then I nipped over to Sir Stampalot where they had a demo for Paper artsy - so spent a few pennies too!
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On to my card.
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I have used:
Magnolia ~ Tilda with sunflower (on loan from my friend Nicola)
Rachelle Anne Miller ~ Sentiments 1
SU Paper  & Ribbon ~ More Mustard
SU Punches ~ Boho Blossoms & Star (to make flowers) Scallop Edge Border
October Afternoon  Paper~ Thrift Shop
Water-coloured ~ Distress inks
Eyelets from stash
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I have entered the following challenges:

Just Magnolia ~ Sketch
The Stamp  Man ~ Anything Goes
For Fun ~ Any medium
Paper Sundaes ~ Make your own flowers

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Thanks for stopping by
Hugz

34 comments:

Debs said...

WOW Fleur this is stunning!
Love it all!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Take care
Debs xx

Jessie said...

It's gorgeous Fleur!

otomys said...

Beautiful card, Fleur. Lovely colouring. Thanks so much for joining us at For Fun Challenge this week.
Amelia x

CraftinGranny said...

Beautiful card and great coloring! Love the flowers you have made.
Thanks for playing at For Fun this week. "Hugs" Carol

Nicola said...

Really great card. Love the layout colours and those sunflowers are so cool. See you in the morning. Nicky

Debbie Dolphin said...

so gorgeous.just love your style of colouring
love debbie xxxxx

Lynda said...

Love the way you've used the ribbon on this one. Great idea.

fi's cards and crafts said...

stunning card Fleu...those sunflowers are amazing!!

Fi
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Stampin Mindy said...

Super cute, love the colors and your sunflowers.

Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia.

Hugs, Mindy

Loopylou!! said...

wow fluer she looks just gorgeous, i love the way she is coloured hun and the sunflowers look so cute xxxx

Tracy said...

This is so gorgeous Fleur, love your colouring, it's perfect.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Dora said...

Awww this is nice Fleur, I really love how you done the ribbon on your card, it's gorgeous... it's a bit windy here too, but not so much as it's near you. Been to the beach and sea was just a bit choppy. I still loved it. So refreshing with this 36C temperature here at the moment!

Debbie said...

stunning Fleur, you said you were going to do this sketch, it is lovely. I enjoyed it, your card is so sweet. Love the colouring with inks, really nice. Oh dear hearing your "Wind" problems (if you know what I mean).LOL
Debbiexx
Thank you for the lovely comments you leave me, you are so sweet.

Crafty Lou said...

Hi!such a nice card Fleur,you have coloured Tilda so lovely.
You are very clever with your flowers too.
All just perfect,hope you have had a nice weekend.
see you soon,hugs Lou.xx

chris said...

Fleury, its so perfect love the way you have given her an aura, around her, its brill painting is awesome, Hugs chris xx

Cheryl said...

oh fleur hun this is just perfect,the coulrs the layout and so love your colruing too hun love hugs cherylx

Mina said...

wow Fleur your colouring is just amazing...beautiful soft colours too...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
Mina xxx

Helen Dooley said...

This is so cute. I love the colors. Thanks for sharing with us on For Fun.

Crystal said...

This is fabulous! I love the colours & your homemade sunflowers are GREAT! Thanks for playing along at Paper Sundaes this week :)

louise said...

Beutiful card Fleur your colouring is amazing.
Higs Louise xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

love your flowers and the soft chalky colouring of your Tilda very pretty. janex

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Fleur, wonderful cute Tilda and details.
luv
Debby

Lisa said...

Lovely card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at For Fun!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh what a beautiful card Fleur!
She is so sweet and your colours are perfect!
hugs
kim x

Pops x said...

Stunning i love your colours and the flowers are really eye catching. gorgeous sweetie big hugs Pops x

Nicola J said...

Hi Fleur, love what you have done with my Tilda, she is stunning! Your background papers compliment her perfectly and the different use of ribbon is great.
Nicola xxx

Shana said...

How beautiful! Tilda is gorgeous and I love your flowers! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes - we hope to see you again next week!

Candace said...

I love what you did with the ribbon! Such a clever way to run it through the eylets! Thanks for playing with us at KL Stampin N Scrappin! :)

HappyCrafter said...

Fabulous card, love the earthy feel to it and the watercolouring. Glad you played along with us at Paper Sundaes!

Clarky J said...

A gorgeous card and loving the sunflowers x Thanks for joining the first SMC x Janet

Karen Howard said...

Your creation is stunning! Thanks for playing along with us over at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

If you love challenges, you are sure to love my new blog: www.felineplayful.blogspot.com

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Fleur. Love the colours you've used and the image also. Hugs Michele x

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is really stunning! Love your creation and the details are fabulous!

If you love challenges you are sure to love my new blog: http://www.felineplayful.blogspot.com/

Hope you will stop by!
Hugs, Karen

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous card - This has to be one of my fav Tilda images and your colouring of her is awesome!

LOVE IT!

Carol x