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Friday, 18 February 2011

My Favourite Colours - LOTV

Hello all, and a Happy Friday to you - and a Happy Birthday to my darlin' dad, he's 77 today and still going strong thankfully!

The theme of the challenge over at LILI OF THE VALLEY this week is My Favourite Colours.  This one took some thinking about as my favourites change all the time, depending on my mood, but my faves this week are a purple and green combination.

Sorry for the iffy picture, I made the card last night when it was too dark to photograph and only had time to take a quick pic on my phone this morning.


I've used the beautiful Rosie with her flowers from LOTV, and she is painted with distress inks.  Loving these new papers from Dovecraft Back To Basics II, the gingham is Joanna Sheen.  Flowers done with EK Success retro flower punches, Martha Stewart branch punch for the leaves, an X-Cut 6mm hole punch for the larger dots, my Japanese screw punch for the tiny dots and Card Candy for the large flower centre.  Quick Woodware peel-off greeting and all done.

Sorry that I've not been around much this week, it's been a nightmare at work and I've been too shattered in the evening to even think about blogging, but I'll catch up with you all soon.

Hugs, Squirrel xx

16 comments:

Wendy ten Hove said...

Very nice card! Yep, I love these colors as well! And the image is so cute!

Hope you'll have a wonderful day.
Hugs, Wendy

Rach said...

Happy birthday wishes to your Dad.xxx
lov eyour card hun, the colours work really well together. wish my phone took such good pictures.xxx

Chrissy said...

What a super cute image. I dont remember seeing it before. LOVE the green and purple, really nice papers and lovely colouring.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Julie said...

This is just darling,I love it.Julie x

jules said...

oh!just gorgeous love the colours!!!!!

LouDotMac said...

This is a gorgeous card - I love the patterned papers and that image is just adorable. I love the colour of her hair!!

I may have to keep an eye out for that MS punch!! Such delicate little leaves!

Thanks for sharing. Lou Mac. xo

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel! Adorable image and I love these papers too, I seem to be using them on everything at the moment :o) Lisa x

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Squirrel! Love the colours you have used!
Hugs Kristel

coops said...

fabulous card squirre.the image is gorgeous and i am loving your lush colour combo and fab papers and flowers.
big happy birthday to your dad too :D

xx coops xx

craftymum said...

Lovely card Squirrel. I Like purple. super colouring
hugs Sarah x

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Squirrel
A gorgeous card love the image and paper's and the colours,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sarah said...

Such a gorgeous card Hun, I love the purple and green combo,. Your image has been beautifully coloured!

I hope your dad had a wonderful birthday!

Sarah xx :0)

Kat said...

These colours are good for me Squirrel. Love how you've coloured that sweet image. Super cute, love it.

Enjoy your weekend,

Kat xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie sorry I've been MIA this week but hopefully I'm back to normal now lol. This is gorgeous hun I love the image & the colours are lush. Hope your dad had a fabberooney birthday hun & hope you have a fab weekend.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Katarina said...

So pretty! Love the purple gingham! Thanks for playing our LOTV challenge!

Marcea said...

this is so pretty
love it hun
xxx

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