Friday, 1 February 2013

'A creative mess is better than idle tidiness'!!

Hi Everyone! It's Friday which means there's a new sketch over at the Friday Sketch Challenge and this week, it's one by Janine. Here's my card:
Image - Inky Impressions coloured with spectrum noirs and promarkers.
Papers - Freebies from a magazine by Lilly Bimble.
Die Cuts - Magnolia Doohickey Doily, Marianne Designs Hearts, Spellbinders Nestie Circle.
Other - Sentiment from Elzybells, Glossy Accents (on ruler), WRMK corner chomper and gems from stash.

The papers I've used were free with this month's Quick Cards magazine but were so lush I had to go and check out Lilly Bimble and when I saw that you could get 50% off by using coupon code BIMBLE50, I couldn't help it when a few digi paper downloads slipped into my basket!! Go and have a looksy!

I'm also entering my card into the following challenges:
I think that's about it! I'd love to hear what you think of my card and please hop over and check out my wonderful teamie's creations over at the Friday Sketch Challenge and I hope you'll join in! We've got two wonderful sponsors this week - Inky Impressions (whose image I've worked with) and The Digi Garden (who the other half of the team worked with). I don't know if you've heard the terribly sad news about Jacqui from The Digi Garden - she has passed away this week. Such shocking news as although she'd been ill for some time, she'd still managed to keep the store going and hadn't let it hold her back. It's so hard to find the right words at times like this but my thoughts are with Jacqui's friends and family and she will be missed in the crafting community...............xx


  1. Lovely card and super papers. Thanks for joining in with the PCJ challenge xx

  2. Hi, Marie! LOVE the title of your blog post LOL Your sweet card contains the darlingest die cuts and image with pretty shading and coloring! Soooo sweet!

  3. So, so sweet Marie! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘I {HEART} VALENTINE’S’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'

  4. Very cute card. Love the sentiment and beautiful colours. Thanks for joining us at the Belli Challenge. Pat K x

  5. Too cute...great colouring!thanks for playing along with us at DCD!! Lee-Ann :)

  6. Your card is adorable. Thank you so much for playing along in the Inky Impressions' challenge. Good luck in the prize draw. ~ Tonya ~ DT Coordinator.

  7. She is super sweet and cute. I love how you did the crayon in her hand.

    Thanks for getting your girl on with us at Creative Card Crew.


  8. Very pretty card. I love the papers you have used.

    Good luck in the Nutcrafters Challenge, so good of you to join us

    Sylvia xx

  9. Hi Marie, thank you joining our Bingo challenge at Inky Impressions with your beautiful card. Thank you for using one of our images too. Please check out mu blog to win more Inky and other candy!!!!!

    hugs Vicky xxx

    ps. I have candy on my Paw Prince blog

  10. This is such a sweet card, Marie, and coloured beautifully. Love all those pretty DPs.

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge,and good luck in the draw.

    Jennifer. x

  11. Gorgeous card! Love the soft colors. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.


  12. Thanks for the information... I really love your blog posts... specially those on Local Tamil News

  13. Oh this is just wonderful... so cute!! Thanks for playing Bingo with us at Inky Impressions xx

  14. Wonderful creation, love the sentiment - I totally agree with that! LOL. Thanks so much for joining our Inky Impressions challenge this week and using an Inky stamp:)


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