Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Oldie But a Goodie ~ Spring is in the air

Happy Tuesday everyone, It's time for another challenge over at
Firstly a BIG thank you for your lovely comments in my last post.
Also thanks to everyone who took part in Debs "Add a heart" challenge
This fortnight it's my turn to pick a theme!
It's lovely to look out of the window & see all the new bulbs popping up & new growth forming in the trees,
so with this in mind, I would like to see
Spring is in the air
This fortnight the 1st of my top 3 will get to be our guest designer for April,
Here's my card, I can't believe I set the theme ~ then struggled so much with a card, I must have 4 images coloured, but just wasn't happy . So it was a mad rush at the 11th hour to get this one out. It's fairly simple but I am happy with the result!
I have used;
Sarah Kay ~ Precious Moments
Nestabilities ~ Ovals & Scalloped Ovals
SU ~ Tag & Tiny Phrases
 6 Petal Flower Punch
SU ~ Three Flower Punch
What's left of my E.LM branch punh (after I broke it)
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
Brad, Button & Twine from stash
Thanks for looking.


Nikbee said...

Such a pretty card. The shape is lovely and I love the image.

Nikki x

Lisa Jane said...

Love the oval design and the adorable image.. thanks for a fab challenge this week.. even if i was on the wire lol
Lisa ;)

Claire x said...

WOW Fleur this is just beautiful. I love the way you have used the nesties to make the card and the image is really sweet. Hugs, Claire x

Lisa said...

Hi Fleur, Beautiful card! This SK image is so sweet :-)

Lisa x

Debbie said...

Just gorgeous Fleur. I cannot believe you had four goes at it, you are patient, I would have given up by then!
It's just so lovely and the image and easle look is just perfect. I love seeing what you come up with, it's always a gorgeous surprise. Debbiexx

Debs said...

Good morning Fleur - last minute it may have been but stunning it definitely is as always!
Your colouring is amazing.
Hope you are having a lovely week.
Debs xx

Sara said...

This is lovely Fleur, I like the shaped easel design, I`ve got this stamp and it`s one of my favourites, you`ve coloured it beautifully, hugs Sara xx

mustavcoffee said...

It's gorgeous as ever Fleur, love it:0) xxx

Michele said...

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

D K Crafts said...

Hi Fleur. Gorgeous card. Love the nestie shaped easel and the image is so beautifully coloured. Donna

Doreen said...

This is stunning Fleur.xxx

Fiona said...

gorgeous Fleur...beautiful image with her little chickadee!!



Fleur - this is wonderful. The deep colouring is fabulous, and I love the mini easel card design. Totally delicious! Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Nicola J said...

OMG, Fleur you never disappoint, this is incredible! Love what u do with nesties, image beautiful, colours amazing and another gorgeous flower!!!
See u Thursday
Love Nicola xxx

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is gorgeous i love the colours, gorgeous image too hugs pops x x x

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Wow Fleur, another gorgeous card, love the colours, design, stamp and your flowers..

Vicky said...

WOW....how gorgeous is this!! I love the image she is a darling & I am totally loving your colour scheme....all of it is perfect...WOWWWW

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

pinky said...

Perfect image for spring Fleur, gorgeous colous and love the easel shape.

Tracy said...

A fabulous spring creation Fleur, love the image and your colouring is gorgeous.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

coops said...

wow this is stunning fleur.great shape and i love the beautiful image and your amazing colouring :D

xx coops xx

Tracey said...

Definitely a theme that makes my heart sing lol, can't wait for spring - warmer weather sunshine and flowers - ahhhhhh bliss. Love the image you chose - she is such a pretty little thing, beautifully coloured too - thanks for sharing xxx

Chrissy said...

A stunning creation.Gorgeous colouring.

liza said...

Gorgeous card Fleur and your colouring is fantastic as always
love n hugs

Lou said...

Hi! Fleur your card is so lovely, just amazing your colouring and love the flower/button-all gorgeous!!
Hope you are feeling a bit better,
see you soon.hugs Lou.xx

Giò said...

WOW Fleur!!! Adorable easel card!!! Very nice details and super cute image!
Hugs, Giò

CraftyC said...

She's gorgeous Fleur, such a pretty easel card and I love the colours to!

Jennifer said...

Hi Fleur! Wow love this. Gorgeous image, and coloured beautifully xx Jenny xx

Cheryl said...

This is totally cute!

debby4000 said...

Wonderful sweet card Fleur.

Petra Skogstokiga Rubberstamps said...

So gorgeos.
Big Hug

Jules said...

Stunning Fleur.

Really love this and your colouring/shading is just awesome.

Great shape and image too. Love it!!

Hope you are enjoying half term.

Love Jules xx

retriever said...

Wonderfull card love the form and color, Greeting from Belgium

DesignerDiva said...

Hi Fleur thanks for stopping by my blog - great challenge theme you chose, I've enjoyed my time as GDT at Oldie But Goodie it was my first DT spot as I've only been blogging for just over a month but like everyone - I'm hooked! Your cards are amazing especially the last Basic Grey Sketch Congrats on your DT post there from what I can see you deserve it
Hugs Laurie x

Dora said...

Hi Fleur, this is a gorgeous card, love the shape and contrasting colours, love it. Just saw your comment, thanks. Yes, me too been so busy, don't worry I understand... I still have to do my DT Cards for this week errrmmm tomorrow ssshhh gotta go he he :) hugs xxx

Mary J said...

Wonderful! Fleur, you always know exactly how to finish them off!

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

Such a georgeous card, made me really happy :) Dear Fleur,
those papers are just so yummy and the SK image is beautifully colored
Hope that the rest of your day will be filled with joy:)
Hugs your friend

Sue said...

A gorgeous card Fleur. I love the shape, it's so different. Love how you've used the flower as the prop.Sue.x

sallysbitz said...

This is totally gorgeous. Just love that shaped easel card & everything on it x

hugs sally x

Loopylou. said...

fleur this is stunnung hun, i love the shape and the super fleur colouring on the stamp huge hugs Lou xxx

jenny said...

Beautiful card Fleur...such a lovely image and I love the handmade flower x

Jenny x

Mandy G said...

Hi Fleur,
I love your card it is so cute, I dont mean to sound like a broken record but I just love the colours you have used :)

Nicola said...

Fab easel card and loving the colours the have used. Nicola xx

craftycrafter said...

oh Fleur,this is really beautiful what a lovely idea to use your nesties to do a card the colouring is really great can you tell yet that I love this card take care love Dorothy

Mrs.B said...

Great easel card with the nesties, great colours. Love your previous cards and you now have a new follower. Thanks for stopping by my blog.
Avril x

Kirei na Kami said...

Oh my word!!!! Your oval-shaped easel card is absolutely breathtaking!!! I wish I could color so very beautifully. From the looks of this beauty, it doesn't look like you struggled at all. So very beautiful!!! Thank you for such amazing inspiration!!

Pauline C said...

Hi Fleur - gorgeous card for the spring challenge - I love this Sarah Kay stamp .. so cute for spring and Easter time, and your colour scheme is beautifu. Hugs
pauline x

chris said...

Hi Fleury, so pleased you are pleased with he result you certainly should be its gorgeous. O so gorgeous!
hugs chris
see you very soon xx