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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Fab'n'Funky Challenges new challenge today

Hi blog friends

Its Wednesday so that means a new challenge at Fab'n'Funky challenges.  This week the theme is

In Honour of Mum
We are lucky enough to be sponsored by the fabulous Doodle Pantry  this week

The DT girls were given some gorgeous digis to play with.  I chose  these cute little birds  and a sentiment to use on my card and this was my Mums mothers day card - which she loved.  I also made her a small scrapbook of some of our old black and white family photos.  She had given them all to me when she moved to a smaller bungalow a few years ago, but we had them out a few weeks ago (trying to decide who our new baby grandson looked like - like you do!) and she seemed to really enjoy them so that's when I decided to make the scrapbook as a mothers day gift.   It took me days of scanning and resizing them to get them all ready to go into the scrapbook.  It was lovely when it was finished and she really liked having her old photos newly printed and all in one place and looking a good deal better than the originals did! - these photo programs are so clever, it even made me look clever as well ha ha.

This is what I did....

Stamp - everyday birdies from Doodle Pantry
Coloured with - Copics and Prismacolor pencils
Papers - from my stash (could be from Kanban I think)
Button punch - Martha Stewart
Daffodils - Wild orchid crafts
craft card basket distressed with Tim Holtz tea die distress ink
Basket - die cut on cricut expression - Paperdolls for everyday cartridge

Well Thats all from me for now - going to try to get what should have been my last nights post done later today - had a bit of a dizzy blonde moment last night (I have a few of these but this one was pretty good!)  I'll update you later if I get through today in one piece - off birthday shopping with my daughter at Gateshead Metro Centre now - this its going to be expensive I can tell, as well as her birthday its her husbands birthday and wedding anniversary all on the same day!

challenges I'm entering

Polkadoodles -an animal or a bird
My mums craftshop -lets get digital
Card Makin Mamas - Button
Papertake weekly challenge -Buttons/Flowers/Free
Sundays with Crissy - Animals


Judith x


Rose Petal said...

Hello Judith. What a pretty and very delicate card. Love the colours, and your image is adorable. Beautiful flowers to finish it off perfectly.
Love Sandra xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh what a cute little pair .. and so pretty
Have fun shopping
Lisa x

Nikbee said...

A wonderful card. I love the cute image.
I hope you enjoyed your shopping!
Nikki x

Pat said...

Hi Judith, Lovely card glad your Mum liked it and her scrapbook, great Mother's Day present. Hope you enjoyed your shopping trip and didn't spend up!!!!

Pat xx

Debs said...

Wonderful card Judith - I love the basket of flowers - fab touch!
Hope you had a good day shopping - what day of celebrations :o)
Debs xx

Sue said...

Aww this is So sweet Judith. The image is adorable!! and perfect with the sentiment. Love the papers and beautiful daffodils!! it's a gorgeous card! :-)
Hope you had a lovely time shopping!!!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Mau xx said...

What a sweet little card Judith, I love the image and basket xx
Hope the shopping went well. xxxx
Hugs Mau

DesignerDiva said...

Gorgeous little card Judith and that image must be one of hte sweetest I've seen!
Hugs Laurie x

Kim. said...

Aw how cute is that image, beautiful card.
Kim xXx

Wendy said...

So gorgeous and very sweet Judith, love the basket with the Daffodils.
Wendy xx

Marjo said...

Ouch Judith, sounds like you took a hit to your Congrats to your daughter & SIL. Your card is so adorable!

hugs Marjo

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Judith.Thanks for sharing this with us at Sundays with

SHARY said...

What a lovely cute card! Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles.x

Jill said...

gorgeous card so cute love the cute chicks too thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx

jonim52 said...

Super cute card. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

Miria said...

So lovely, Judith! Thank you for joining Polka Doodles this week! Hugs, Miria xx

Lana said...

Gorgeous and thank you for joining us at Polka Doodles x