Tuesday, 3 May 2016

May challenge…

 

 

 

Evening crafty friends

We have a lovely sunny week forecast but can you believe this is what we woke up to last Friday morning… snow!

It said on the local news that there was 6 inches at Leeds/Bradford airport which is near us and they had to close it which wasn’t a good start for those travelling away for a bank holiday weekend break. I was worried about all the poor little lambs out in the fields but luckily it soon melted and disappeared

 

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Not that I need an excuse to stay indoors! I don’t generally watch daytime TV but before I take Manny for his walk I do like my morning fix of The Pioneer Woman (I’m a bit obsessed with life on the Drummond Ranch).

I’ve been doing quite a lot of magazine work the last few months which is keeping me out of mischief and my next big job is to paint my kitchen - I don’t know how I ever found time to work!

 

 

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Lili of the Valley are having another Facebook challenge and this month we have a Sketch…

 

 

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I rotated the Sketch for my card and I’ve  used the Oliver ‘skateboarding’ stamp again - this and ‘kicking about’ are going to be such useful images for me

 

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I did it first without a sentiment and then tried printing it directly onto the green paper but neither looked right so I added it even though it’s an extra element (hope that’s not cheating!)

I like using sketches, sometimes if you’re stuck for a layout or maybe just wanting a bit of inspiration they can be just what you need

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Here’s where you can enter the challenge and find all the details, there are vouchers up for grabs and the closing date is May 15th

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We were out yesterday for the May bank holiday so I missed the 2nd episode of Game of Thrones, I’m just going to watch it now – can’t wait!

Enjoy your evening everyone

 

 

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19 comments:

  1. How many snow! And hope for the little lambs that it has melted...
    Your LOTV card is so bright and clean, and it's just perfect for a boy!
    Happy evening with the TV! :)

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  2. I love your 'Oliver' card Anne...these stamps are fabulous but sadly I have no teenagers to make for. As for the snow, yes we had it too, fed up with the cold now, want some warm sunshine.

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  3. Brilliant card and love these new stamps. Two are sitting on my desk, coloured and waiting to be made into a card. Great colouring and must have a go at using a sketch. Not used them before. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  4. Fab card Anne, great take on this sketch too xx

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  5. Wow, what a lot of snow! Fantastic card Anne! How have you cut out the image so perfectly? Debra x

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  6. The weather has bee awful here too Anne, but then again we are in the Highlands of Scotland, but I believe there is a heatwave coming, but today is good for drying the washing.
    Fabulous teen card, these stamps are brilliant aren't they!!, you've used super colours and a great design, Kate x

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  7. A brilliant card Anne, Oliver looks fab and it's a great take on the sketch.
    We got the snow on Friday tea time just as the kids were due out of school!
    Lorraine x

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  8. Stunning card love the fab stamp it's gorgeous love and hugs Carole x

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  9. Brilliant card and fabulous design x

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  10. Don't you just love English weather....at least it keeps us on our toes....never know what to expect or wear!!!
    Super card...love the image and your use of the sketch. :-)

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  11. What a fabulous card design Anne, and wow I can't believe you are getting snow in May.

    Hugs Diane

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  12. Wow you really had a lot of snow Anne, we were lucky here in Doncaster never had any! look at today T shirt weather!!! cannot win.
    Thanks for popping by my blog and leaving your kind comment.
    Great card and image, fantastic colouring and layout.
    Pam x

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  13. Lovely cheery card, nice colours too.xx  {aNNie}

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  14. Fabulous card. I love the image and the solid green and blue with the plaid paper is so striking.
    Wowsa, that is a lot of snow... and that's saying a lot because I am in Canada and we know snow! It's a gorgeous pic though.
    I was also reading on your profile that you worked at LOTV and that impresses me more than the snow... I wouldn't make a stinkin' cent if I worked there... all my wages would be taken up with those gorgeous stamps.

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  15. A super card Anne, a brilliant image - I love these teenage stamps.
    Pauline
    x

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  16. Super looking card and fab for a teenager. xxx

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  17. A fab card honey. It's sunny here today so I hope you've got rid of all that white stuff by now. Need pics of your kitchen before & after too!!!

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  18. This card is adorable! Love the masculine style and colors on this which is perfect for a boy or teen!! ACK...that snow would ruin my day over this way right now! LOL!! Thanks for sharing! :) HUGS

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  19. HI Anne! An absolutely FABULOUS card!!! And ugh .. I can't believe the snow there! omgosh!!!

    Hope you are doing well!!!

    Big hugs,
    Elise

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