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Saturday, 5 February 2011

A Totally Gorjuss sketch!

As it says, today over at Totally Gorjuss we have a sketch for you!  And this one is sponsored by the lovely Joanna Sheen - so join in with the challenge cos you know you want her goodies!  And here is my card...


I really enjoyed this sketch - it was so much fun adding all those pressies and borders!  This little lady Puddle Jumpers Birthday Lily (got her from Bunny Zoe's Crafts here) And don't you just love those Echo Park papers (got mine from Quixotic Paperie here)?!  

You should see the rest of the DT's creations here - top notch as usual!

And before I go, I just want to share with you the amazing creation (in pride of place over the fireplace) from my very good friend, Lisa J, made me to celebrate Chinese New Year...

Thanks Lisa honey!!  Thoughtful as always!!

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Paper/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, Echo Park Sweet Summertime collection

Stamps: Puddle Jumpers Birthday Lily by Lori Boyd, Ladybug Crafts Ink Sentimental Numbers, My Favorite Things sentiment inside card
Mediums: Copics, ProMarkers
Accents: American Crafts orange ribbon
Tools: Nestabilities oval and circle dies, Cuttlebug dot embossing folder


Dora said...

This is so sweet, love the papers, so colourful and the little pressies are just PERFECT :) Love them xxx

Lindsey said...

This is beautiful Mary! I love the image and the gorgeous papers!
Linds x

Fleur said...

Wow Mary the card is so very pretty. And what a gorgeous gift.
Hugz fleur xXx

Fabiola said...

oh joli! absolument adorable et ces couleurs lumineuses...superbes, biz

Curlybear said...

OMGosh you make such amazing cards, I love how you decorate them inside and out, so stunning.

Thank you for the absolutely brilliant tutorial on colouring blonde hair too,

take care,
Have a great weekend,
Hugs Bridget :) x

Frea said...

Hi Mary, love this card with all these spring colours!! And the combination of papers is lovely, the inside matches the outside so perfectly this way! And you joined in out very first Craft Us Crazy challenge, yeeeeh!!! Good luck on winning, there are some fab. prizes this month!! Hugs, Frea

Cindy Haffner said...


Lisa Jane said...

HI Mary... are you full up yet???I remeber you saying it was a food feast this week lol.
Love this card .... those papers are stunnaliscious and the little cutie looks to be having fun!
Have a great day .. and the lantern looks great even if i say so myself lol
Lisa ;)

Bunny Zoe's Crafts said...

Your card is adorable Mary and I love the vibrant colours and fab design! What a wonderful gift from your kind friend. Hope your having a great weekend, Hugs, Nikki x

Gingerbread Gal said...

So adorable! The coloring is wonderful! Love the bright and happy colors. Fantastic card!
:) Rachel

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

So pretty! I love the papers and borders.

Anonymous said...

Great card, love the papers and fab image too!
Helen x

Pami said...

Hi Mary, fabby card, love that paper and the image is very cute. Wonderful lantern from Lisa, she is a clever lady isnt she!! P x

downrightcrafty said...

What a gorgeous creation and it is lovely of you to share your pretty work with us at Stampin With The Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

Vixx handmade cards said...

Wow! another stunner Mary! cute image, great dp's and I love the embossing too :o)

Ah, what a lovely gift! I bet you were over the moon hun and it's just beautiful :o)

have a great weekend, hugs Vicky xx

CraftinGranny said...

This is one adorable card Mary J. Love the bright, cheerie colors, and your LO. Fantastic job of completing the card inside too.

Thanks so much for becoming a follower of my blog and for the kind comment. "Hugs" Carol

Lorraine said...

Love your sweet & cheery card! Love how you designed it so that even with the bright papers, the adorable image pops off the card!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is definitely a card to cheer you up on a dull, windy day. Love the pretty colours and the gorgeous inside too.
Caroline xxx

Viv said...

Gorjuss card! Love these papers and thats a fun image!
Thanks for playing at Southern Girls.
Viv :)

Anita said...

OMGosh Mary J, this is the cutest card ever! The image is so sweet and I love the little presents too. Beautiful papers with gorgeous colors.

~Jeri~ said...

Very cute card!! Love the image and your layering!!

Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining again!

Anonymous said...

so cute - wonderfully colored and designed Mary! love the yellow scallop with the teeny white edge!
Pam Going Postal

Anonymous said...

Very cute. I love it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Dragon Design.

karenw said...

Love the feel of this card - so happy and sweet! I am also loving the lantern, what a fab gift!

thanks for playing with us at southern girls. x


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