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Saturday, 26 May 2012

An ickle bit of sun


Well actually a lot of sun today.  Even got the paddling pool out and the shorts were on!  However my card is just a little ickle card.  

We are challenged at Less is More to make a shaped card for this week.  Not a rectangle or a square.  So the thinking cap went on and I kept coming back to the Flowers, Daisy 2 Bigz Die.  I went with Daffodil Delight because it's been so sunny with us lately.  Honestly us Brits are so delighted when we get a bit of sun because we can never tell if it's going to last.  Next week we might be back in woolly warms.  No kidding! 

The card is made up of two layers from the Flowers Daisy 2 Die and 2 circles on each side of the inside from the Circles 2 Die. I stamped my sentiment from Tiny Tags in Daffodil Delight and punched out with the Jewelry Tag Punch.  If you don't already have this set, I'd highly recommend it.  It adds a lot of fun to your projects. 

I finished off the centre with a Rhinestone Brad

After a lovely afternoon relaxing in the sun, we were all off to the swimming pool to watch my daughter race in a local swimming gala event.  It's the first time she's taken part and was very nervous.  At the training when she dived in her goggles came off so she kept stopping.  It was with a huge amount of relief and pride to see her dive in and swim the length of the pool with no stopping and goggles still in tact!  Overall our primary school came second.  So well done to all that took part.    

Wishing you all a gorgeous evening.  Take Care. x 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! 

Card - Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Ink - Daffodil Delight
Stamp - Tiny Tag
Punch - Jewelry Tag
Dies - Circles 2, Flowers Daisy 2 Bigz
Other - Rhinestone Brad

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects. 




25 comments:

craftattack said...

Lovely, sunny card. Hope you can leave your woolly wams in the cupboard now! Valerie

RebeccaJaneHoy said...

How lovely- really sunny looking card! I really like this,

Rebecca x

Loli said...

Hola Aileen, very original card for this challenge, i like your daisy shape card, well done.
A hug from Palma

Jenny said...

ooo we like sunshine the more the merrier.... It's just the blazing heat I can't cope with !!
Great shape for a happy card :0)
Well done to your daughter.... Great sport to be involved in :0
Jenny x

Marrigje said...

Love your sun card! Is just perfect for a summer card!
Marrigje

Marijke said...

I love the sun and so I love your sunny card ;)

GinaA said...

Your flower card is so unique, what a great idea.

Chrissie said...

What a lovely cheerful card Aileen, you're right we do all love a bit of sun don't we!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less Is More"

Aud said...

This so nice and just a change from the usual shape of card, love the colour. Aud x

Lynne said...

That is one fabulous card. I think you had better hang it from the ceiling because according to the weather man it`s the only sun we`re going to see later in the week.
Lynne xxx

Jenni's Jems said...

Great sunny card hope it keeps the sun here for a wee while longer ,and congrats to your daughter you have every right to be proud !x

Maribel said...

I love, is very original, precious

Vicky Hayes said...

What a cute card Aileen - perfect for a little note! You sound very proud of your daughter - how lovely she did so well. Enjoy the sunshine! Vicky x

Rosemary said...

gorgeous card... brilliant idea to use the daisy dies!

Karen said...

Wow, this is a stunning card Aileen - the sunshine obviously got your creative juices flowing! Brilliant.

Kelly Griglione said...

Yellow is such an under-used color I think ... looks great on your card! Very nice, Aileen!

Mandi said...

Just lovely Aileen

Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Deanna said...

What a fun card and surely to make someone smile and cheery!

Daen'Ys said...

A great idea and a fantastic card!
It looks like a sun!

Daen'Ys

Linda said...

Fab card and perfect for the weather we're having. xx

M said...

Really lovely :) will make the recipient want to smile, i'm sure! M x

Monica said...

So sweet and sunny.

Monica xxx

Pia S said...

This is such a beautiful card. Great shape and color.

Diane said...

Super bright card , very clever construction.
Diane

Bonnie said...

What a fabulous idea to do a shaped card with the daisies! Very original and oh, so pretty!

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