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Monday, April 18, 2011

Is this bright enough for you?


Hi all,

I hope you had a lovely weekend and are enjoying your Monday. I had a wonderful weekend away. The Hunter Valley has so many lovely views, and the winerys aren't bad either! The girls went to kindy and I did my usual jobs today. I have lots to do at the moment, as hubby's work is being moved back to England and we've just been told that we are leaving here on the 16th May. Aaagh! Under a month to move our lives back to Northumberland. What makes it worse is that I won't have my craft stuff for about 2 months as it goes by sea freight. So, I'm madly making lots of DT cards so that I don't miss any weeks even if I don't have my stash.

It's another challenge over on the Incy Wincy challenge blog. The theme is bright and bold and we are being sponsored by Michelle's scrapbooking and more, the home of Pixie Cottage stamps. The DT were lucky enough to be able to choose an image, and I chose birthday boy. I thought it would go well with a bright colour scheme. The papers are by K and co. I have now run out of them so must find some more as they are great for male cards in particular. I doodled two lines around the image, which I've never done before but I like the effect. Check out the wonderful cards by the rest of the DT.

12 comments:

Mary J said...

Oh fantastic, Nikki!!! My fave colour is bright orange so this is perfect in my book!

Mary J said...

Blimey, are you pleased to be coming back to England?! At least you'll be here in time for summer!

brenda said...

Griedf Nikki, that;s not long to organise things is it.

But at least you will get to see your garden in bloom after all.

Lovely brught card btw.

B x

Netty said...

Hi Nikki, I saw this on the challenge blog and had to pop over to say that I love this card. Really lovely image and great colours. Love it. Annette xx

Donna said...

Love bright and cheery card Nikki, fab choice if papers and such a sweet image :) Donna x

Annmaree (Emu) said...

oh my goodness! What a thing to spring on you, I could not handle moving so quickly!

Well good thing blogging can keep us in touch for sure! I would miss having you here!

and you are at least picking the right season, now its getting cold here, you can enjoy summer all over again in England!

Love the card, all the best with the planning and packing up!

Glad you had a nice time in the Hunter Valley!

karen said...

Hi Nikki, oh lovely and bright, brill card, hugs, Karenx

dragonllew said...

Great card love the papers you have used. So you'll be back over here sooner than you thought hope you manage to get everything packed up in time

CraftyC said...

A very colourful card Nikki. Good luck with the move and hope you get your stash back asap!
Clairexx

Cheryl said...

gosh hun,that was quick gosh not sure if i could handle a move that quickley,as for your card hun its gorgeous love taht image and lush papers too hugs cheyrl xxxxxxxx

Lindsey said...

Oh my goodness, you didn't get much notice did you? How do you feel about moving back? On the plus side you will get 12 months of summer!
Your card is gorgeous, really colourful an so much fun. Hope to see you on here again before the move but if not, I hope it all goes smoothly.
Linds x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nikki yes this is colourful, vibrant, fabulous and fun super image and design it is great.
Hugs
Lorraine x