Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Just A Teeny Bit Bright Today …. And A Rather Yummy Giveaway :)

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Hi there lovely peeps and I hope that you are all okay today.

It's that time of the week when we nip over and check out what's happening with the  Papertake Weekly girlies and this week challenge is 

A Stitch In Time

All you have to do is add stitching to your work and that will be fine. It can be real or fake - it's up to you.

We are sponsored today by our very own Mary and Andrea at The Ribbon Girl and there is a  ….

ten-pound-gift-voucher

… voucher up for grabs for one lucky winner :)

So ….

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.. this is what I did.

I haven't used a hAnglar & stAnglar image for quite awhile so I thought today that I would  - just for a change!! I cannot get onto the H&S website I'm so sorry peeps,  so I can't leave a link here as I don't know what this image is called.

But anyhoos, I coloured it with these Copics –

Skin – E000, E00, E11, E21, R00, R20

Hair – E25, E29, E33, E50

The rest – B0000, B000, B00, B12, Y0000, Y02, Y06, Y08, Y17, Y38

And as always, the gorge papers are all by Nitwits

The old card’s a bit bright but not quite in the same league as the last couple have been. But I do love bright, especially with lots of white space. I think it gives a really clean look which I happen to rather like (you may have noticed!!).

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I thought I'd put the pics in a row today just for a change and stuff I used here is -

Tilda Lace die from Simon Says Stamp

Royal Peacock Seam Binding from The Ribbon Girl (I added a small bow made from really narrow white satin ribbon and IRL it looks much nicer than it does on here  - sack the photographer!!!

Tiny self adhesive pearls are from Wild Orchid Crafts

And you can see that I did the fake stitching thing rather than get my lazy butt into the next room and use the sewing machine!!!

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So who fancies a little bit of yumminess dropping through their letterbox? 

Well if you do, you are in the right place peeps cos it's that time of the month when I do a little giveaway which Mary and Andrea at The Ribbon Girl have kindly donated, and this month it’s …..

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…  a beautimous cream and white mini ribbon kit.

So if you fancy winning this, and who wouldn’t, all you have to do is leave me a comment. I’ll draw the winner next Tuesday and good luck to everyone who enters. 

Mahoosive thanks to Mary &Andrea for sponsoring me today xxxx

I must just tell you that the little baby jumpers have started to arrive and a huge thank you to everybody once again for all their help. They look so sweet all together in a pile and I’ll take some pics when I get a sec to share here.

Right, well that's me done for today.

‘Scuse the shortie today peeps but  I have so much work to do I don't know where to start,  so it’s going to be a case of one thing at a time. That’s after my lunch of course!!!  After all, man (and piggy for that matter),  cannot work on empty stomach alone, and mine is growling like I don't know what!!  In fact, if you open your windows, you will probably hear it lol!!

I hope you all have a lovely day-to-day and I'll leave you with a sneaky peek of tomorrow's card …..

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…. and see you tomoz.

Till then, huggiest of hugs to all xxx

50 comments:

Jill said...

Fabulous bright card Dawny! I loved the earlier ones too, so bright and wonderful, they really make you smile on a grey, cold day :)
Love the candy, soooo perfect in colours...gorgeous!
Have a nice day and go and get you some food ;)
Hugs

Moni said...

Fab card, and cute image. Love the flowers you added. Hugs,moni

Kelly Lloyd said...

I love all the bright colours you are using.

Todays card is another great one, cute image and great papers. Love the layout too..

Thank you sooooo much for the chance to win those gorgeous goodies..

Hope you get all your jobs done.
Hugs Kelly

Teri said...

Oh my goodness, Dawny!! This is absolutely adorable!!! I love this little girl, she is so cute and the colors you chose are so sunshiney and lovely!!! Awesome, awesome!!!
Hugs,
Teri

Clare Jones said...

Another absolutely beautiful card.
I don't know where you find the time.
Keep up the good work.
Clare x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Dawny, I love teh bright colours and the faux stitching looks fab - I haven't done the stitching thing yet so might have to give it a go!!
Lorraine x

Margreet said...

Brilliant card with those fab dotty and gingham papers in those bright colours....love your colouring and nice details....thanks for offering those gorgeous goodies.
xxx Margreet

Caroline said...

Your cards are certainly brightening up my days lately, they are so gorgeous, the colours, the ribbons are all so beautiful.
Thank you for this lovely opportunity to win some yummy stuff.
Hugs x

Becky said...

I love your card, the blue and yellow work so well together and I really like the flowers.
Also lovely giveaway..thanks for the chance to win :)
Becky xx

dragonllew said...

Fab card I love the bright zingy colours thanks for the chance to win some gorgeous goodies.
Jenny x

Tags said...

Gorgeous colours, the blue and yellow looks really pretty together :) Love the layout, the image is so cute!

Thanks for the chance to win goodies too :)

Tags xx

W.M. Cards and Crafts said...

Love it! The colours are bright and fresh, reminds me of summer, with some fab flowers added, a really cute card and a great inspiration. Hugs Val xxx

Aunty Sue said...

Oh love the bright colours of yellow and blue together and your card looks so clean looking. Great stitching too. Thanks for chance to winn yummy ribbons and is it a Sarah Kaye I spy for tomorrow.

Dotty Jo said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and the sunny colour comb! Jo x

Bhawana said...

you made a beautiful card. and these ribbons are fabulous. Just wish to win. Thank you.

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

riliska said...

Oh how beautiful! Such a cute, sweet image, and wow! Love those colors, just gorgeous!!!

Daisychain said...

Gorgeous card Dawny, so bright and cheerful, much like yourself. Have a great day.

Hugs Christine x

Dawn. W said...

Gorgeous card Dawny,I love all the bright zesty colours that are appearing now the sun is out more, so fresh and it makes me smile.
I'd love a chance at the scrummie ribbons too.
Have a great day, I'll be back tomorrow to see more of that sneaky peaky.
Love and hugs,
Dawn.W xxx

Larisa said...

It is so much bright and beautiful! Great job!!

Tracey T said...

Love the glorious colours in your card, Dawny. Many thanks for the chance to win the lush RG goodies. Hope you had a lovely lunch! Hugs, Tracey x

Dora said...

Awww boootiful, bright and sunny card, I love the colours and the sweet image and all detail on your card and thank you for the chance to win that beautimous cream and white mini ribbon kit!!! so beautiful .. yes who wouldn't want to win that. I'm for keeping my fingers crossed he he :D xx

jules said...

Oh Dawny what a gorgeous cute card!!!

Penni said...

WOW What a fabulous colour combo. The yellow and blue look fabulous together.

Thanks for the chance to win some yummy candy.

Hugs
Penni
X

Debbie said...

Didn't realise that orange and blue go so beautifully together.Really sweet image.Beautiful card.Thank you for the chance to win these lush ribbons.Hugs Debbie x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Love your card Dawny! I am loving your choice of colours too. Judy x

Annette said...

I'm so glad to see your bright citrus colours back again !! Lovely card, I really must get some of these hanglar images. I know you use them often and they're really starting to grow on me. I also love the double bow you've made, with the little bow added on top.
Annette
xx

craftykitten said...

Gorgeous card Dawny, lovely bright colours. What a fabulous little giveaway too - just super.
hugs
Dawn xx

Mau xx said...

What a Fab Card Dawny, It is so bright and clean, a real Happy looking card, I love the image too she is so sweet.
Hugs Mau xx
Thanks for chance of all that yumminess, its mouthwatering xx

Victoria said...

It is a beautiful card (please don't enter me into the draw as I won your last candy x) just doing my normal visit x

Happy Crafter said...

Hi Dawny,Wonderful card love the bright coloursand that gorgeous image she is so cute,love the nitwits papers too.
The candy is beautiful:)
Hugzz Val xx

Kim160 said...

Absolutely gorgeous card. I just love your cards. Thanks so much for sharing, it really gives me inspiration.

Tammy Ortiz said...

This stitching is awesome
Hugs

Candy said...

Hi Dawny,
Hope your tummy is happy now?
Great card - love the bright colours, really make me feel better on a rainy day.
Beautiful ribbon!! I would love to try it :o)
Keep well.
Hugs, Candy

Candy said...

Hi Dawny,
Hope your tummy is happy now?
Great card - love the bright colours, really make me feel better on a rainy day.
Beautiful ribbon!! I would love to try it :o)
Keep well.
Hugs, Candy

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card as always, love your clean style. The ribbon candy is delish and you can never have enough of em. Thanks for the chance to win x Susan x

Clevercrafter said...

Great spring time colours,just what we need to cheer us up. Love the layering and thanks for sharing a giveaway.
Lorraine

catherine said...

This is such a beautiful card Dawny and love the bright colours. I am moving house at the moment and all I have left myself out is some knitting. I am going to help you with your appeal for the jumpers and hats for the babies. Will contact you when I have finished.
x catherine

kraftyk said...

Fabulous card Dawny, love the cute image and the bright colours.
Thank you for the chance to win fab candy.
Hugs Kim xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Dawny :-) such a cute image and the colours and embellies are just so pretty ,, I love those flowers and the fab lush ribbon :-)

What a lovely give away too ,, can ya pop my name in the hat too me darlin xx :-)

luv
Lols x x x

ribenaruby said...

Hi Dawny, beautful colours on your card and the ribbon candy is sweet too! Ruby x

Joanne Smith said...

What fabulous creations. Have just discovered card making and would love to be able to create what you do!
Joanne

Anne-Marie said...

I've said it before, and I'll say it again....I LOVE the brights you are using, lately, and this orange and blue combo is gorgeous!
Nearly finished me first jumper and beanie!

Trish said...

Hi Dawn,
What a gorgeous, bright, cheery card- I love it. TFS Thanks also for the chance of winning the fab ribbon candy- everything crossed! LOL
Hugs,
Trish x

Wendy Thompson said...

Absolutely beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing.

ang said...

lovely card and colours thanks for the chance tow in some goodies angxxx

Stella said...

Your card has brightened my day Dawny !!
Been away so only just catching up on everything today.
Hope I am lucky with the lovely candy.
Stella

Stella said...

Hi Dawny
Just got back from a few days away and I am catching up on my blogs.Love your card....so freshh and bright on such a rainy days...you have made my day !
Stella X

Miria said...

Such a sweet car, I love the colours! Thank you for sharing and for the chance the chance, hugs, Miria xx

Net said...

Oh wow that's got me hyperventilating!

Well done you on getting that knitting organised. Bless them poor little bubbas♥