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Saturday, 5 March 2011

BasicGrey Challenges - Wings


Good morning ! Wow, what a fantastic night I had last night. I had a joint birthday party with an old school friend of mine for our 40th Birthdays. Yes, I know my birthday was back in January but his is in a couple of weeks and so we chose a date somewhere(ish) in the middle !!! It's ages since I boogied the night away and great fun and laughter was had by all.

We have a new challenge for you over at BasicGrey Challenges and the theme this fortnight is WINGS.

As usual, there is a fabulous prize of a $25 shopping spree in the Simon Says Stamp Store for the lucky winner.


The DP's are BasicGrey Lilykate and also some Basics Manila (the doiley was cut with an MFT Die-namics die).

The image I have had for a very long time and is by Elizabeth Bell for Sugar Nellie. She has been coloured with a mixture of ProMarkers and Copics.

The flowers are from my stash and I sprayed the rose with Coffee Shop Glimmer Mist.

The seam binding is from my local market and I dyed it the green with Lettuce and Willow Alcohol Inks.

The butterfly was punched with a Martha Stewart punch.

I followed Rach's fabulous sketch over at Friday Sketchers for my card so I am entering that challenge.

I am also entering Flutter by Wednesday's who are asking you to use a butterfly, angel or fairy on your creations.

As always, the DT have made some amazing, inspirational cards for you this week so please hop over and have a look to see what they have made.

Thank you for your visit, have a super duper weekend !

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, love the colours you've used!
    Luv /Hanna xx

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  2. gorgeous hun! love the ruffled ribbon and gorgeous colour scheme! hugs, jane x

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  3. Hi jo love the card you have just reminded me i have this stamp along with loads of other Elizabeth Bell ones i'll have to get them out and use them again they are so cute it's a shame they are stuck in my draw.
    Hugs Angie x

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  4. Jo this is so pretty, gorgeous papers & fab colouring
    Hugz fleur xXx

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  5. Jo this is gorgoeus, love the colour and the sweet image
    love tasha xx

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  6. Aww, Jo, this is just so pretty. I love the colors, so earthy.

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  7. So gorgeous Jo; love the colours and the ruffled ribbon. xx

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  8. Gorgeous card Jo. I love the colouir combo, and that SN stamp is gorgeous. Fab dp and details.
    Hugs
    Cathy xx

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  9. Hi Jo, simply gorgeous hun, I like these papers, your image is perfect and gorgeous colouring too, glad you had a fab time at your do!! hugs Liz xx

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  10. WOW! This is so beautiful, hun! I love the BG papers you have used!!!! I need to take a look at some of my old BG papers and use them as they are so beautiful and I have a bunch of Lilykate left over. Such a beautiful image and beautifully coloured too! Love that MFT Die-namics die too...on my wish list! Gorgeous, hun! Glad to hear you got your groove on and had a great time with friends....have a wonderful weekend, girlfriend!
    Hugs,t

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  11. Hi!Just adore your card Jo,she is so pretty and the colours together are lovely!
    I really admire your colouring :)
    perfect!!
    thanks for your lovely comment,
    mojo is a bit missing at the moment-just when i need it for Demo day.
    Hope all is good for you,
    so looking forward to seeing you
    and the girls :)
    big hug,Lou.xx

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  12. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us at Flutter By Wednesday!

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  13. Hi Jo dear!!! This card is really beautiful, this image is so sweet and the colors you used are a fantastic combo. The butterfly puched with MS punch is so lovely.
    Have a fabulous week hun!
    Hugs, Giò

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  14. this is a gorgeous card hun, brilliant.
    thank you for playing along with my sketch @ friday sketchers. hugs rachx

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  15. Fab card Jo!! Love the colours and your coloured seam binding is an amazing match!! Such a cute image too and super papers!! Juliexx

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  16. Such a gorgeous card Jo. Love the papers and the image also. Hugs Michele x

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Jo x

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