Friday, 30 March 2012

First day down...

Well, first half day... of the Easter holidays that is! And we have come through relatively unscathed.

You'd think however, that my children were allergic to the sun with the amount of complaints I've had about having to go outside and play!!! 

Starting to get Craig's stuff ready to go to camp on Monday - he's off to Kirkham with the Boys' Brigade until Saturday and he's really looking forward to it. We've taken the week off too so that poor Scott doesn't get sent to the After School Holiday club while his brother gets to enjoy himself!

Onto today's card. I've made this for one of the girls at work whose last day it was today as she stops for her maternity leave. I used Ice Cream and Pickles from Saturated Canary - as soon as I saw this image I knew it would be perfect for the occassion. It's a pity she doesn't have Skittles on her ice cream too as Lynn really likes those ;)

Unfortunately I was off today as I went to the school service and then picked the boys up so I'm hoping she liked her card!

You will notice I've added an arty shot too - that's thanks to Cass, but this is the first time I've put one along with the main picture too.

Challenges I'd like to enter:

Poodles Parlour - Going Dotty
Fairy Tale Challenge - Everything Goes
Crafty Catz - Use A Digi Image
Card Mad Fairy's Digi Days - Die Cuts and/or Punches
Saturated Canary - Thinking of You
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Pollycraft - Chocolate

No new products were harmed in the making of this card! Use It Up 2012.

Image - Ice Cream and Pickles - Saturated Canary, coloured with Promarkers and Copics
Cardstock/Paper - from stash
Embellishments - Ribbon, cherry from stash
Tools - Border and Wonky Rectangles Nesties, Cuttlebug

Thanks for dropping by today. Enjoy the rest of your Friday. See you tomorrow with the new Sweet Stampin' challenge.

Hugs. Susan xxx


Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous,just love the image,and your colours are so beautiful hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Nikbee said...

A wonderful card. Your colouring is amazing.
Nikki x

Victoria said...

very pretty

Debbi Glennie said...

I love this image, such a fun card for a new mum
p.s. good luck for the rest of the hols, I think we're going to need it :)

Sarah said...

Hi Susan, Wonderful colouring on this one - love how you've done her hair!

Great layout as well.

Loved this SC image from first time I saw it, but no reason to buy it so it doesn't live on my 'puter!

Hope you survive the hols - Emily broke up today as well and doesn't go back for 2 weeks and 1 day!

Have a fab weekend,

Jenny said...

Gefällt mir, deine Karte. Klasse.
Danke für Deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge.

Jacq said...

Hi Susan,
This is Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love the Saturated Canary image, the dps, the colour scheme is gorgeous too. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Loopylou. said...

hiyah susan!
hun this is gorgeous! I love the nestie shape you used too.
Thank you for popping in and joining us over on the saturated canary challenge blog
hugs Lou x

xxxtglxxx said...

Ice-cream and pickles!1 :)lol

smashing card hun, your friend will love it.

The arty shot is knockout too!



Bianca said...

What a lovely card! Waiting for a new baby is such a amazing time. In my opineon there are not enough cards for this occation in the shops. Your card is really perfect! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge and our blog hop! xx Bianca

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image and the punched border, Thanks for joining in with us at Cardmadfairy Digi days, good luck.
Kevin xx

Tracey said...

I love this card, your use of colours are great and the image is such fun.

Michele Roos said...

This is such a gorgeous card. The image and colours are fabulous. Hugs Michele x

Curlybear said...

Thank you so very much for Joining us Crafty Catz with absolutely adorable creation its just perfect for our challenge,

Have a lovely day,
Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

nancie said...

Such beautiful card, love the details. Thanks for joining us at The Poodles Parlour. Good Luck. Hugs

Jo Davies said...

So Sweet, love it!!!

Thanks for sharing with us at The Poodles Parlour!

Big hugs Jo xxx

Carisa said...

great card! one of my fav images! Thank you for playing with us at Saturated Canary Challenges this week!

Mary Brockway said...

Lovely card!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Saturated Canary Challenges.


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