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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Spotlight on BLD Summer Time Gidget & Todd!

It's another showcase of the new By LoRi Designs June release!  This week we are showcasing Summer Time Gidget and Summer Time Todd!  And Im here today to show you what I made with Summer Time Gidget!




My goodness, this just makes me want to get out to the beach RIGHT NOW!  Unfortunately, the UK summer is more like autumn so no chance!!  Still, I can dream!  I matched her up with the new Cosmo Cricket Salt Air paper pad (from Quixotic Paperie here) and I used a Quickutz die cut for that umbrella, edged with Colorbox brown chalk ink.  You can see the rest of the brilliant DT makes here!

I hope you liked my card!  Thanks for visiting me and all of your sweet comments - I love reading them all!




I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Paper/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, Bazzill kraft cardstock (from Quixotic Paperie here),  Cosmo Cricket Salt Air paper pad (from Quixotic Paperie here)
Stamps: By LoRi Designs Summertime Gidget, My Favorite Things sentiment
Mediums: Copics, Sakura white gel pen, Colorbox brown chalk ink
Accents:
wired organza ribbon in sunflower and natural web ribbon (from Bunny Zoe's here and here)
Tools: Fiskars border punch, Martha Stewart border punch, Quickutz beach umbrella, Nestabilities lable die inside card

40 comments:

Jo said...

This is a fab card, I love the image and your layout is great. Lovely summery colours too. I have to keep looking at these summery cards because it just won't stop raining here in Manchester!!!

Jo x

Lisa Jane said...

Now i know you will think i am mad ( or madder than normal.) But iswear that sand effect DP is just like the wallpaper in the bookies on Corrie .. both Beth and i are intrigued by it as we dont know if its flat or 3D.. ao i am staring at your card . and it has me wondering lol

But Coronation street aside .,. i love the warm summery card
Lisa x

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh ADORABLE!!~

Tina said...

simply adorable...love the bright colors..great card

Tina

Sally said...

Really cute....definitely makes you want to go to the beach! Love the layout.....still haven't tried this shape card...I always go for the squares must give it a go.
Hope you had a good day.
Hugs Sally xxx

Rainbow Studio's Rachel and Angela said...

Oh Mary J - your cards are always so beautiful. I agree the summer weather is shocking - although more time to craft hey!

Take care
Rachel and Angela
Rainbow Studio's Clear Craft Stamps
xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous I love the image & I love the summer feel. I love your colouring shug, I love your cards. Our beach certainly hasnt been like that today.....too much rain lol.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Paula said...

How do you do it?? I swear you are wonder woman!!
it would take me a year to make as many cards as you do in a day!
and they are always so stunning!!

love this!! super cute!!

xxx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous fun card. Love the Papers and a very cute image.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Fabiola said...

il y a toujours un tel fun dans tes cartes, trop sympa, biz

Nikbee said...

A fantastic card. I love the beach scene and miss the sun. I do miss the people and our life in Sydney, but it's been lovely seeing family and friends here and when we've been here a bit longer I should feel more settled.

Nikki x

Kathleen said...

Strange name but a brilliant card, just love it.

Kath x

coops said...

stunning summery card mary.fab fun image and i love your beach scene and zingy colours :D

xx coops xx

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Mary J, your card is super adorable!! Love the fabulous colors and that umbrella is too cute. Wonderful job!!
Hugs~
Sheri

Anita said...

Fabulous card Mary J. Love the image and the papers too!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Saw your card on Make it Monday and thought I would drop by to say how cute and adorable I thought it was!

Anne said...

Great card! Love your coloring and the awesome dp! I want to go to the beach too:) Thanks for becoming a follower!!

Scrappychick said...

oooo, I love her!! That umbrella is fabulous!!
Cyndi

yyam said...

Oh how fun!!!! Love the fab layers and the summery colours! Just so cute! :)

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! Stunning card, Mary! I love how you've layered papers and ribbon into a gorgeous beach scene.

Elena said...

Oh dear, I lose a lot of entries in this period from your blog, I'm so sorry!! Believe me, I was busy bee, always flying here and there!! So I decided to leave some rapresentative comments, ok? And excuse me.
Oh, what can I say about this? It's... super!! So funny, and happy... I love all your cards, they make me smile and bring me a lot of happiness!!
Hugs,
Elena

Carrie said...

Oh my god at Lisa Jane... I am re-watching corrie now to see lol..

This card is so summery..I love it!! xx

Amanda R said...

Love the hair Mary, great highlights in it! And all that orange works so well together, I don't think I could have matched them together but yours look great!

Delphine said...

WOW, Mary J, your card is fantastic! That's quite an amazing little scene you have created here, the layout is fabulous! Hugs Delphine xx

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Oh how CUTE!! Love those papers and all your design elements are fabulous!!

I'm so sorry girl for not stopping by in FOREVER...summer chaos has begun and I've not had any time for blogging. :(

Lori said...

Your card is absolutely darling - such a cute image and great summer colors!

Sue said...

Hi Mary J, Love you card. I have never thought of sending a card to wish someone a good holiday but this has made me think it is a good idea. Such a cute image she really looks like she is having fun in the sand. Sue x

Molecraft said...

Fab image Mary and love the layout, my you have been busy!
Helen x

Nic said...

I'm with you about wanting to be down at the beach. Fab card as always Mary!
Nxxx

Alice Wertz said...

hee.... too cute! darling card, Mary!

Lynne Armstrong said...

Hi Mary J...GO THE CHIBI lol...nothing to do with this card post just wanted to egg you on a bit :)
BTW...your card is gorgeous :)
Hugs xx

Emma said...

Such a gorgeous card Mary J, love the image and colours.
Hugs Emma x

Sarah said...

Another fab card!
I can't keep up with all your creations, you certainly are a very busy lady!
I love all the different features on this card! and of course the LORi image coloured so beautifully :)
Hugs
Sarah

Rose said...

Mary J, your doodled stitching nicely enhances this great beach card. So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose

Sparkle said...

This is just adorable!

Ciska said...

It's just such a summery card, unfortunately not matching the weather outside here either :(
Really all this picture needs is a lovely tropical cocktail :)

Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

Well I guess someone besides me loved your card. Look at all those comments!! I just love all the layers you put into your cards.

Faye said...

Hi Mary. This is a super card, I love all the papers and the feeling of texture. I can almost feel the sun shining on me! Have a great weekend. xxx

Diane's Card Designs said...

Gorgeous summery card Mary. Love the colours and layout. Wish it was summery here it's been raining most of the day.
Have a lovely weekend!
Diane :-) xx

Fabiola said...

hello Mary, j'ai un AWARDS pour toi, viens le chercher, biz

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