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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Summer Garden

Hello Everyone,

Saturday morning here, thick fog, drizzle of rain, predicting snow and gale force winds by Sunday, and where am I going.....RUGBY...with the G/sons...Work first to see my lady, then out in this stink weather.

Never mind, 1hr40mins, of freezingness, then back to my wee corner of the room.

Have a card that I made last night, love it when a plan comes together so easy. Saw the challenge at
Bunny Zoes Crafts [make it an easel] and just had to play...they give you a month, and I'm done already, give me a week and I flounder around like a lost soul...


Theres the front door, a freebie from Beccy  isn't it lovely, thanks Beccy.
Coloured with pencils, made some extra flower pots with brown card and sponged stampin up ink 'pumpkin pie' around the edge, a little lavender sprig for dimension, and a piece of sticker border with a lady bug on it.



And....open. Papers are 'Country companion' and Andrea Jayne linen 'Tulip'.


And had to do a close up of my butterfly...so pretty. A packet of 3 from the 123 shop.

Right, I'm been given the push....hurry up Nana...so I'm off and will see you all later.
Thanks for stopping by and all your fabulous comments.

Luv CHRISSYxx

18 comments:

heidy said...

Hi Chrissy,you made me giggle with month story
Love your beautiful card!
Hope your G son have agreat game....enjoy!
XXX Heidy

sara said...

really pretty chrissy loving that daisy paper and your fab butterfly
hugs sara x x

pinky said...

Gorgeous card Chrissy, that image is just beautiful and the easel card is stunning. Loving your gorgeous butterfly. The weather sounds terrible over there. Its been rotten here too, rain for 3 days in a row now:(

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie oooh gorgeous card loving the image your colouring is fantastic hun. I love easel cards I just hate taking piccies of them lol.
Hope you dont get too cold hun watching the rugby. Take care

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

*Vicki* said...

Hey Chrissy!! WOW!! Really beautiful design hun!! LOVE the easel style and that gorgeous butterfly!! :) Enjoy the weekend!!

Diane's Card Designs said...

What a lovely summery card. Love the backing papers.
Diane :-) xx

Clairebears said...

Chrissy this is gorgeous! I love all the attention to detail :-)
You made me laugh too about the month bit - why does that happen! Enjoy the rugby
Love Clairebears xChrissy this is gorgeous! I love all the attention to detail :-)
You made me laugh too about the month bit - why does that happen! Enjoy the rugby
Love Clairebears x

Anniebee said...

Fabulous card, Chrissy! I love the image, the flower pots, the butterfly... heck, I love everything about this! I think I need that image! LOL!

Hugs,
Anniebee

Sally said...

Gorgeous card Chrissy. Love the easel design and the butterfly looks fab. Great papers too.
Hugs Sally xxx

gobeagirl said...

Chrissy you always amaze me with these cards. This is just beautiful! I love everything about it. Your coloring the dimention that you have achieved. Simple everything. I hope that you don't freeze to bad and it is a good game so that it goes fast for you. Have a wonderful Saturday my friend and I hope the winds stay calm until you are back home safe and sound. Hugs, Lisa

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card Chrissy...and loving your fabulous butterfly too hun...

Ooh it sounds very chilly...better wrap up warm...and yukky snow...grrrrrrrrr...our weather is pants too...and it's summer..lol..!

hugs Vicky xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is wonderful Chrissy .. i love that image ..Beccy does do some fab ones .You have coloured it beautifully and i have those papers and have forgotten about them .. must dig them out
Lisa x

Spyder said...

This is sooo pretty, amazing how you can make a little door look so inviting! Love the papers, everything works so well together.
(Lyn)

coops said...

stunning card chrissy.i love the gorgeous image and your colours and details are beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Pop's Cards said...

I love this so gorgeous and a butterfly too, my allt ime favorite thing gorgeous x x x x

Tracy said...

A beautiful and serene creation.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Pat said...

Hi Chrissy!! I just love this card. Absolutely stunning, girlfriend!! Your coloring is gorgeous...and those DPs are to die for!! Hugs, Pat Frank

Dora said...

This is beautiful Chrissy, that daisy paper is really lovely and your butterfly is really stunning :) Hope you kept warm in that freezing weather !!! Hugs xx