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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

It's summertime (in case you couldn't guess)

Hi all,

Martha has just set off with hubby for nursery and so Daisy and I will be together today. Yesterday, we went swimming and then the neighbour's two children came around for the rest of the day. They visit their Dad (our neighbour) a few days every week and Daisy loves playing with them. As it wasn't too nice weather yesterday, they ended up making necklaces and bracelets and getting out some craft stuff to play with, as well as taking every toy out to play with. I don't mind, as it keeps Daisy occupied.

Today we have a new challenge at our new Creative Craft challenge blog. We have some fabulous sponsors this week - Some Odd Girl and Rainbow Studios. Our challenge this fortnight is Summertime, so we want to see your summer inspired projects. I have made two cards this week. The first uses Summer Mae from Some Odd Girl. The papers are from my new Echo Park pad. I love these bright, summery colours.


This card uses Introducing Alfie by Rainbow Studios and papers by K and Co and DCWV.

Check out the wonderful projects by the rest of the DT.

Have a lovely day.

7 comments:

Cheryl said...

these are 2 brilliant cards hun just love the layouts and colors hugs cherylxx

jackid said...

and great cards they are Nikkie love them both.
I remember those days with toys everywhere and kids running round still it is nice to see them enjoy themselves isn't it you better watch your stash or they might be delving in and making cards soon lol you will have to put on some pics of what they have made enjoy the rest of your day
Jacki xx

coldwaters2 said...

Two fabulous creations Nikki, loving both the images and colours of each one super work.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Donna said...

Two beautiful cards Nikki and such a fab combination of papers and added detail...brill choice of images too :) Donna x

chris said...

Hi Nikki, wow what a lovely pair, the icecream on is fab, and I adore the alfie one.
hope you are enjoying your holidays. hugs chris xx

Jules said...

Hi Nikki

Two great makes.

Loving the colours on your first one.

I could just manage an ice-cream and I haven't even had breakfast yet!!! LOL!!!

Love Jules xx

Mary J said...

Both really fabby card, Nikki! I love the first one for the colours and the second for the layout!