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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Bee happy


Hi all,

It's been thundering today, but luckily we've been inside. Daisy had her dance lesson today and then we went to the library. Daisy loves to choose books for her and Martha and is allowed to choose one DVD too. This week she chose a cartoon about Theseus and the minotaur and although I wasn't sure what she would think of it, she loved it. Martha is desperate to crawl and has managed one mini crawl today, but still doesn't quite know what to do once she gets on hands and knees.

Onto my card. Stamp Fairy have a wonderful photo for inspiration this week. It is of a very floral apron in bright colours. So, I have used bright florals and a Lenny Bee image as bees love flowers. Also, I thought that it would be cool to use the apron as a kind of sketch, if you see what I mean. I used three papers, like the three different fabrics on the apron and then used the waistband and pocket and bottom hem as a sketch. I found some great ricrac to mirror that used on the apron. I quite like how this has turned out.

14 comments:

pinky said...

Excellent take on the photo Nikki, your card is lovely. The papers are really retro, just love them.

Mary J said...

Love this! I especially love where you've placed the ric rac!

Hope you are having a lovely week Nikki!

Lisa said...

Really cute....Looks like your ready for Spring! :)

Tracey said...

This is gorgeous & I love the rikrak :)
Thanks for joining us for the StampFairy challenge.
Hugs
Tracey
x

Netty said...

Love your Lenny bee card and the layers are fab. It was such a great idea to use the apron as a sketch. Fab card Nikki. Annette xx (Stamp Fairy GDT)

chris said...

its fabulous love it , the ric rac looks great, one of my favourites. hugs chris xx

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful card Nikki and love the image and your design is perfect, love the rikrac.
Hugs Linda

Annmaree (Emu) said...

Stamp Fairy images are so adorable, love what you did with this one, he's so cute with his honey pot!

Love It! xoxo

Donna said...

Adorable card Nikki, perfect little image and gorgeous papers hun :) Donna x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nikki this is one great card I so love the design of this one and the image is brill I love it thank you for joining us at Stamp fairy this week.
hugs
Lorraine x

carol said...

lovely card, x carol

Fleur said...

Oh I love this, it's so sweet & a fab colour combo
Hugz Fleur xXx

Samantha said...

Hi Nikki

Really love your card mega cute! Lenny is so lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Stamp fairy Challenge this week.

Hugs Samantha :0)

Sharon Basel said...

Oh Nikki this is a gorgeous card! Your papers are outstanding and the image is cute the way you have him perched on the card. thanks for joning us again at StampFairy.
Sharon :)