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Thursday, 19 February 2009

ABC Challenge ~ B is for Blue and Brown & Awards

One of my favourite colour combo's for this weeks challenge over on ABC, 'B' is for Blue and Brown. It was also perfect for using the free decoupage sheet of Daisy & Dandelion available from Do Crafts.


Made up the decoupage using silicon and lightly chalked the background with blue. The spotty background is also one of the papers available with the D & D download, I've inked the edges in blue, the blue daisy paper is from the PM Venetian Skies collection, I lightly chalked it with a darker blue, to darken a little. Layered brown organza, blue ribbon and brown braid along the seam of the two papers and then added some blue braided lace from Craftworks along the bottom. The sentiment was included with the decoupage sheet. To finish, brown and blue fabric flowers from my craft stash held together with copper and blue lattice brads.


Can't wait for the release of this new Daisy & Dandelion range, especially the stamps. For some reason I keep wanting to call them Dandelion & Burdock...lol.



I've also recieved two awards:



This one is from the lovely Ria, big hugs back at you hun xxx

And this one is from the lovely Val, bless you xxx

I'm going to be naughty and pass these onto you all, so if you don't have either of these awards and would like them, then please help yourself as a thank you from me for visiting my blog and your lovely comments that many of you leave.

Hope you've all had a lovely day xxx

22 comments:

Craftyanny said...

gorgeous card Joanne, I must check out Do-crafts for the sheets, they're cute

Moni said...

Congrats on the award, Your card is gorgeous, love the colours you used and the flowers! Hugs, Moni

Tasha said...

Hey Joanne, lovely card the image is precious
love tasha xx

Angel's Delight's said...

Hi Joanne..

This is gorgeous, the pale colours look really lovely with the cutie design...
Dandelion and Burdock....ohhhh one of my favourite drinks, one that the kiddies DON'T like, hahaha at least mum get to drink this one before they do...to them it is YUKKKKKKK !!!!!! lol....
Hugs Angel

Michelle said...

I love the image and all of your little details. Fab job!

Marcea said...

what a sweet image -must get that downloaded asap!!!! Wonderful card
thanks for joining us this week
-x-

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi,
Wow this is stunning, aren't they just so cute. Can't wait to get my hands on all the stuff. More on the blog today, looks fab.
Hazelxo

Lorraine A said...

Very cute card Joanne, I am waiting for the new stamps to be released too :-)
I got the milk carton !! will have a go with it tomorrow :-)
goodnight
Lorraine

Chris said...

Gorgeous card Joanne, I love those cuties and your design is wonderful. Chris x

**Leanne** said...

Great Work You Have Got Here :)
Keep It Up :)
**Leanne**
x

Lynsey said...

Great card Joanne! That image is so sweet! Thanks for your kind words.
Hugs Lynsey:)

Poppy said...

gorgeous card love dandelion and daisy, congrats on your awards.
poppy

The twins mum said...

Just gorgeous Joanne I have just download these cutie's and can't wait to use them
Maree

Linniepink said...

beautiful card love the colours and layout
linniex

Louise Emma said...

Perfect Joanne x

Lesley said...

Lovely card Joanne, I love Daisy and Dandelion and can't wait for the stamps! xx

Chris (Wellnifty) said...

Lovely card Joanne, will go and nab those papers, thanks for the link

Chris x

Nicola said...

Gorgeous card Joanne, this decoupage is so sweet and I love your layout too. -x-

clare said...

congrats on your awards hun..you well deserve them xx

and what a cute card..love the downloads as well..TFS hugs clare x

Cathy said...

Cute card -Ilove that freebie to, must have a play with it! Love the papers too.
Thank you for joining in the ABC challenge this week.
Cathy xx

Emma said...

Gorgeous and soooo sweet. I got mine downloaded but not had chance to play yet.
Emma x

Alison said...

Oh they are so cute fab card. Thanks for joining in the ABC challenge this week.

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