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Thursday, 17 February 2011

Spring is here!!!...................or is it?

Good evening all. First of all, I would like to thank you all for the great comments I received on my cards recently, I've even got six people following my ramblings! I have to be careful not to let it go to my head ;)

Yesterday I had a litte time to craft and came up with this birthday card:



Here's the inside:


I've been making some cards for my mum, who has 'commissioned' some female-friendly birthday cards, that's why most of my recent cards have had dutch sentiments on. This week I have just received my first MS punch in the post and just had to use it on the card, those punches are really easy to work with! I really like the image, it is so springlike, if only the weather outside was giving me the same vibe! Oh well, it's only February, so as long as I am not snowed in I really shouldn't be complaining. But I am looking forward to Spring and Summer!

Materials used:
Paper: LaCreaDesign lilac
Image & sentiment: Studio Light
Punch: MS Doily Lace
Pearls & ribbon: stash

I want to submit this card to the following challenges:
* Charisma Challenges (Spring has sprung)
* Creative Inspirations (Plain and Simple)
* DYSU Challenge (Dots --> Do pearls count?)
* Paperplay Challenge (Add Shine --> Again, do pearls count?)
* Cupcake Inspiration (Photo Inspiration --> I've used lilac as in the icing)

Hope you like the card, let me know!

Ciska

14 comments:

  1. Lovely card. I guess pearls do count as they do look dotty!! Thanks for joining us at DYSU xx

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  2. Stunning card!!! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

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  3. Just gorgeous Ciska, love the image and loving the border punch too ~ I bet you get some more lol!!

    hugs Vicky xx

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  4. Hello Ciska! Hope you are looking forward to a great weekend!

    What a great card - brilliant way to frame that lovely photo - your mum will love it!

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  5. gorgeous card Ciska, lovely photo
    thanks for joining us at DYSU challenge this week

    hugs
    Miranda

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  6. Beautiful card! Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  7. of course pearls count :-) - love the flowers

    kitten DYSU team

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  8. oh wow the Hyacinth's are beautiful.. a pretty card
    Lisa ;)

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  9. This is a lovely card hun! Thanks for joining in this week with our Plain & Simple theme over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday’s Challenge Blog! xxx

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  10. Hi Ciska! Love the idea of using pearls as your interpretation of dots! Thanks so much for sharing your sweet card with us at DYSU this week! Janna

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  11. beautiful spring card, thanks for sharing this week at charisma and hope you become a follower too

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  12. Such a fun springy card, love it! Thank you for playing along with CIC this week!

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  13. Oh what a pretty spring card and a fab bold image, perfect for cheering us up from the winter blues! Thanks for joining in with the CAS challenge at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge. Hugs. Katy. xxx

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  14. This is so pretty, thanks for sharing it with us this week at Creative Inspirations.
    Shell xx

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