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Thursday, 5 August 2010

Buzzin' by to say hi

OMG, how come it's Thursday already?!!! What happened to the days in between now and Monday?!! At least it's nearly the weekend and I get to work from home tomorrow - yay!

Anyway, onto the card. I used this week's Sweet Stampin' challenge sketch and High Hopes' challenge to use your favourite embellishments - well I have two - dew drops and jute ribbon!



You can't really see it from the photo, but I've put Glamour Dust on the bees on the swirls and Smooch pearlised ink on the wings, enhanced by the Dew Drops so the image pops quite a bit in real life (cos this is my virtual one, lol!). Hope you like!


Papers/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, My Minds Eye Bloom & Grow paper collection
Stamps: High Hopes Sunflower Buggies (artist Meljen's Designs, you can buy from Bunny Zoe's Crafts here)
Mediums:
Copic Ciaos, Glamour Dust (on bees and swirls), Smooch pearlised ink (on bees' wings)
Accents: Clear Dew Drops, natual jute ribbon, string from stash
Tools: Nestabilities label die, Tim Holtz distressing tool

15 comments:

Monique said...

What a wonderful image...fantastic coloring and great DP TFS!!

Lisa Jane said...

I love to be in your virtual world Mary and see your fabulous creations.! Love the vibrant colours - have been out in my garden today and this card reminds me of that.
I love the little dew drops and ribbon too. Those little bees are sooo cute too
Lisa;)

Cindy Haffner said...

Wow this is so PRETTY!

Michelle said...

Your cards are always so vibrant Mary, I love the colours and the layout of this card.

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Mary
Thanks for joining us for the High Hopes Challenge.

Karen x

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

I love this! It's so summery. I keep thinking that summer is over because I have to go back to work on Monday, but it's really not. Your card is so energetic and gorgeous. I love the colours.

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Mary, lovely image and the distressed papers look great!
Clairex

Sparkle said...

Such a lovely card!

pinky said...

Hi Mary, firstly thanks so much for becoming a follower of my blog. So glad you did as I have now found yours and what an inspiration! This card is gorgeous, love the bright summer colours of this gorgeous image. Hugs
Pinky

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, sweet card Mary.
luv
Debby

Carrie said...

Great take on the sketch!!
Love the image its ssooo cute!!!!

Thanks for playing at sweet stamping xx

Lindsey said...

Gorgeous and such fab colouring! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week x

Cordine said...

Card is gorgeous! You did a great job on colouring.
Hugs
cordine

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Mary,

I like this one a lot, the colors are very pretty and warm and they all match perfectly!! Beautifully made! The stamps I like a lot as well, love all those lines from 'flying round'! Pretty!!

Hugs,
Wendy

Pam S. said...

what a fun image to color Mary! Super cute! Earlier this evening I wrapped cord around a card for a post tomorrow! I just looked over at the card and see the card that I posted this a.m. and it has paper cord wrapped on it! oh no! lol I like wrapping cord right now! You're doing it too so it must be cool! YEA! TFS!
Have a great weekend!
Pam Going Postal

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