Sunday, 29 July 2012

Pretty in Purple.

Hi there,
It's the Summer holidays for the kids and i've been busier than ever - I've had to cover at work which was busy in itself but on top of that, I got that horrible cold that is making its' rounds.  There is only two of us in the office so I had to put on a brave face and just get on with it.  My eldest son has started a summer job which is a brilliant start to "the real world" and the reality of working -  My youngest son is just hanging out with friends and my daughter is shipped out to Nan's - for part time play days.  Just need to clone myself several times and bingo problem solved.

I've had this card made a few days now and have only just got around to showing it. 

I have really taken with Saturated canary designs.  I've teamed this up with a sizzix sizzlet word - I think a phase of purple is appearing with some of the cards I've made recently.
I've tried getting the blue hue around the image using polychromos and sandsor - but not getting the hang of it too well - urrmmmmhhh! - I use my chalks usually - note to self will have to play more.

Challenges:-
Papertake Weekly - make your own (flower)
Crafts and Me - Anything goes.
Simon Says - Anything goes.
Whimsey Stamp Challenge - Summer fun.
Cute Card Thursday - So distressing.

Hope you are enjoying the hols and the Olympics - (to be honest, I was waiting for something to go wrong at the Opening Ceremony, but it was fab - loved the concept of it).

Thanks for stopping by -
hugs

4 comments:

  1. Oh my word Sarah this is so beautiful I adore that image she is a stunner, the colours and design are wonderful.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  2. Such goegoeus card Sarah! Gorgeous coloring :)
    Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly!

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  3. Adorable Sarah, Saturated Canary images are all so gorgeous and a delight to colour and you have done so beautifully, it's a great design and I love those colours and all your beautiful details.

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  4. Sarah loving SC images, dare not look at the site...far too many fabulous images. Great card loving the colour combo.
    Thanks for popping by my place, crafty hugs,
    Erika.

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