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Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Sketch Saturday .........


Well its about time I posted a card! After a hectic weekend, I finally got around to making a card last night. I have made a card similar to this before for a friend's birthday but as I love this paper so much I thought I would make another similar one! I really loved this week's sketch over at Sketch Saturday so I will definitely being using this one again.

I was feeling a bit fed up this morning as my husband Will is still working long hours on the farm and won't be home till at least 9pm tonight, so I took me and Grace off to a local craft shop for a spot of retail therapy. I brought a couple of the new forever friends stamps, some paper and flowers but I did really need them!

Thanks for popping in, please leave me a comment if you have time.
Lynsey x

Materials
Stamp - Sugar Nellie - Pen Pal
Papers - Doodlebug
Flowers - Prima
Brads from stash

17 comments:

Chris said...

Hi Lynsey, sorry you were feeling fed up this morning and it's hard when your partner isn't around a lot when you're at home with the baby. The time of year I suppose with the farm. Nothing like a bit of retail therapy to cheer you up, I thought you were very restrained LOL! I daren't tell you how much stuff I bought at the weekend EEK! Your card is absolutely beautiful and so is your colouring, I love that sketch too and it'll be one to use again and again. I have that pretty paper too and am nearly out of it now, I've used it a lot. Hope you enjoy playing with your new stash. Hugs, Chris x

Kathy said...

Gorgeous card!! The colors and papers are so pretty!! I love the muted soft colors in your image also!! Nice interpretation of the sketch!! Hope you have fun shopping ~ it always helps me :)Kathy

Julia said...

Fab card, love the layout. Those Doodlebug papers are some of my favs too!

Debbie said...

Really pretty card Lynsey. You have coloured the image beautifully and I love the papers that you have used. Thanks for joining us again this week at Sketch Satuday. Debbie x

Jill said...

gorgeous card Lynsey, sorry you're feeling abit fed up, I'm sure the craft buys will help cheer you up. I know what it's like being alone alot with the kids as my husbands works shifts, so he never home when we all are. Take care Hugs Jill x

Mrs Wonka said...

Sorry you are down in the dumps..... You have created a stunning card and I hope you are a little chirpier soon

Mrs Wonka x

Gill said...

Gorgeous card, love the papers and your image is fabulous, I love her!, thanks for joining us this week
Gill x

Rach said...

Gorgeous card Lynsey,
lovely papers and great colouration of your image. Hope that your retail therapy helped... that's what i do when i get fed up...Hugs to you and litte Grace.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous card Lynsey. Sorry to hear you are feeling fed up. I grew up on a farm so remember what it was like. I am new to blogging (only started last night lol!) I see you are also from Norfolk. Have added you to my list of blogs if okay with you. Lisa x

pickle said...

Aw Lynsey, this card is just sooo pretty.
I love the colours they made my mouth water.
just scrummy.
kerry x

Sue said...

gorgeous card Lynsey and the paper is so scrummy.Glad to hear your carfty shopping trip cheered you up.keep smiling darl:)

sue
xx

Mandy said...

beautiful card

xx mandy

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

I love this and I have been trying to post on your blog all week but it hasn't been letting me - grr stupid computer.
You have coloured her beautifully, a lovely card xxx

Nikki said...

What a gorgeous card, just found your blog and I love your work!
Nikki

gina said...

gorgeous card, love everything about it, the papers the image the loyout everything :)
Gina xxx

Els G. said...

Lovely card! Glad you enjoyed your shopping trip, it's always therapy for me too. :-)
Els
x

COCO said...

fantastic I like your card !!!!!
thanks for participation !!!