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Monday, February 13, 2012

Sunshine and surf

Hello Everyone,

WOW!! another weekend came and went before I was ready.....now it is Monday morning,,,back to work...and another Make it Monday   is under way...



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My card this week is a summery one...a wishful thinking card....for all of you that have a cold winters day, this could be around the corner...just waiting. 

Sunny Holiday Bear



Coloured with pencils,and paper pieced her towel, hat,and beachball... the cloud paper was a freebie from 'Bird'....torn manilla folder for the sand,and a torn piece of water looking paper from my scrap box...added the cute shell beads and the sentiment...done.

I picked a favourite again, one that just popped up and said, 'look at me'...from Peggy  
I think she is gorgeous...

Well, thats it...I'm off to work shortly, then a funeral this afternoon...an elderly uncle died on Thursday...have not seen him for years..they all keep to themselves, and whenever we have a funeral or some reason to get together, it is always filled with laughter, and we must do this again, and all the pie crust promises are made.....and broken again. by the time you are in your car to drive home....but thats all good...just the way things are... so have a great week...link up all your paper projects, and I will see you tomorrow...

Big welcome to 4 new followers, thank you so much for joining me....and did you see that blogger is going to close 'Google friends connect"..but I think it is only blogs that dont run their blogs through google blogger..fingers crossed we can all stay in the one place together.....

Luv CHRISSYxx






                                                                                

19 comments:

Manderly said...

Goodness, Chrissy, I would love to be on holiday with this lovely lady! Oh, this beauty of a card made me yearn for sunshine and heat! That is what a creation is supposed to do...move a person. And you do it all the time!
Manderly
xxxooo

Shirley-anne said...

Hi Chrissy
Super beach scene for your card love the colour combos
Funny, opposite weather for your pick from last week ..yours summery and then wintry for your pick .

heidy said...

Oh this is too cute Chrissy!
XXX Heidy

Cheryl said...

oh Chrissy Hun this is just so super cute,your detail is always first class hugs Cherylx

Susan Flynn said...

Another fab card Chrissy, if only we could have a nice summer but I won't hold my breath!! I think they are withdrawing the followers button for anything that is not blogspot.com xx

Doreen said...

Love this Chrissy,makes me want to go on holiday.xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Chrissy, I like the way you have done the sea and sand, fab image too.
Kevin xx

Teresa said...

Hi Chrissy, your card is fabby - so love that image and oooh, warmer weather here would be lovely! So agree with you about funerals, I've been to them where the same promises are made but never kept...so very true. Hugs, Teresa x

Janette said...

Oh wow Chrissy, sunshine, sea and sand, thats what this one makes me yearn for...a fab card, love the one you spotlighted too, it so cute.xx

Molecraft said...

Fabulous card Chrissy, wish it was sunny here! Gorgeous pick of the week too and sorry to hear about your Uncle.
Helen x

Sassy Scrapper said...

Your card is darling!
I know what you mean when attending a funeral it's like catching up and having fun and empty promises are made for a get together... why does that happen>
Hugs Bonnie

Jane said...

Sorry to hear about our uncle. My family is like that too...shame really but that's how real-life is sometimes...Hmmm
Meanwhile your card is teasing us in the UK with promises of sunny days yet to come, sitting on our beach towels, enjoying some rays.
Cheered me up xxx

*Vicki* said...

What a darling beach scene hun!! Love the added sea shells and fun colors!! :) HUGS

coops said...

gorgeous card chrissy.the image is so fab and i love your summery colours :D

xx coops xx

Mary J said...

Sweet pick! And I just love the sun shiney scene you've created Chrissy - lovely!

Michelle said...

Hi Chrissy

Love your fab, summery card. Although I had to look twice as with the shadowing on the card it looks like this cute little bear has taken to the beach on his trusty magic carpet, lol.

You have created a really wonderful scene with the sky, sand and surf.

Wonderful pick as your favourite too, the image is gorgeous and her colouring is amazing.

Michelle :o)

Cazza said...

So cool, he certainly looks like he's relaxing on holiday!!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Marjorie said...

This is just so sweet hun, a glimpse of what is to come..lovely colouring, and love your cloud paper..
Also saw this on MIM..
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Lisa M said...

Fan-tabulous card Chrissy and your pick of the week, doesn't she look like she cold walk off the page?
Brilliant inspiration on this post...THANK YOU :D