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Thursday, July 12, 2012

In the summertime, when the weather is high

Hi all,
Daisy had a wonderful time at Beamish yesterday, although it rained for quite a bit of it.  She enjoyed seeing the old school and realised that hers isn't really that bad!  I had a lovely day with reception and year 1 on Tuesday, but I have been feeling ill since.  I have had a cold since the weekend, and now I have a headache and yucky throat as well.  I am managing to survive the days with Martha with the help of cold and flu remedies and hopefully it will go soon.  Because of this, I haven't had any inclination to craft, but made this card yesterday with the help of a fab sketch from Feeling Sketchy.  It's my DT inspiration for the challenge this week at CRAFT, who are sponsored by Sassy Studio, Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps, Bugaboo Stamps and Fantastic Ribbons.  Our theme is Summer and this time I went for an image showing what you should be able to do in a lovely summer.  It is Martha's 2nd birthday on Saturday and I haven't had any mojo to make a card for her yet.  I may use this one, so I used her favourite colour, blue and an image by Bugaboo Stamps, which reminds me of her as she loves to pick flowers (usually just the petals though!).  However, if I have time, etc, I would love to make one that is a bit more personal to her.
I would like to enter this into:
Feeling sketchy - fantastic sketch.  I altered the size of the circles to fit the card and to use up a bit of the stripy paper I loved, but didn't have much of!
See you later.

14 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nikki
A gorgeous card and hope you are feeling better soon take care
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Doreen said...

Love your card,gorgeous image and layout.xxx

Ultimate Whirligig said...

Awesome card Nikki, Great colouring with your image. I hope you feel better soon, and that your daughter has a great birthday. Thanks for playing along with us at Feeling Sketchy this week.
Michelle

Mary J said...

Awww, so pretty Nikki! I love how you used the circles like that!

June Nelson said...

Aw this is so pretty me cdarlin, I love that song too if only it were true lol, huggies June xxxx

Luckydawn said...

Nikki this is so pretty, I love the use of circles and the image is so cute x

Annmaree (Emu) said...

way to go Nikki, love the sweet bugaboo girl and coloured papers!

Thanks for playing over at Feeling Sketchy!!!

Jess said...

fab card as always nik :) I have that bugaboo stamp in my stash too :D
Thanks so much for playing at Feeling Sketchy, and I hope you're feeling better soon

Jules said...

HI Nikki

I hope you are feeling much better now!!

Great image and your backing papers match perfectly.

Have a good Sunday.

Love Jules xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Nikki, I'm loving all the circles and your sweet image...she's one of my fav's but haven't used her in a while :) Donna ♥ x

May said...

Gorgeous card... love the use of circles..really cute image... love it!! I'm your newest follower... Hugs May x x x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nikki this is one cute and gorgeous card I do love that image and the colours you have used for her, the circles look fabby.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous, I love the sweet image and the funky papers, I hope you are feeling better soon
Lindsay xx

Annie Anya said...

Hi Nikbee, this is a different kinda card and I love it. The circles look great as is the image. Take care..luv annie