Saturday 25 February 2012

Preparing for spring...

When I received a Doodle Pantry image set after participating in the last challenge, I knew I had to use the image on a card. And I knew just the person to make it for. I know this person is a regular visitor of my blog, so ... watch your mailbox, LOL.

This week's sketch over at Catch the Bug was just what I needed to show off my pre-coloured birdie. 

Materials used:
Cardstock - Core'dinations
Patterned papers - First Edition (BirdSong collection)
Scalloped square - Nellie Snellen die
Image (pre-coloured) and sentiment - Doodle Pantry
Gems - from stash, coloured pink with Spectrum Noir pens
Glitter glue - from my stash

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Doodle Pantry - #20 Use a DP image
Crafter's Companion - #21 - Anything goes
ABC challenge - J for Jazz it up
LCI - Spring is in the air
Simply Create Too - #7 Add sunshine to your day
Crafts and Me - #72 Shades of spring
Simon Says Stamp - Use 3 different papers
Cute Card Thursday - #205 Winged things
MAWTT - #137 Lots of layers
Delightful Challenges - Use pattern paper
Allsorts - #142 Anthing goes
Catch the Bug - Sketch
One Stitch at a Time - #101 Digi or don't
The Crafty Pad - #158 Blue, red and green


  1. Cute, cute, cute! Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us in our “sketch” challenge at Catch The Bug! Good Luck! ~~Sammibug~~ Guest Designer For Bugaboo Stamps

  2. Wonderful card, so adorable and the design is super! Got to love that workout birdie! Thanks for sharing your card with us this month at the DPDC#20!

  3. Adorable card, thanks so much for playing with us at Simply Create Too.

    I have some yummy blog candy here‘s the link if you are interested

    Xoxo Marjo

  4. Darling, just darling! Great use of the papers/colors and that sketch is surely awesome! Thanks for playing Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge 20!

  5. I love your interpretation of the sketch!Thanks for joining us on Bugaboo's Catch the Bug Sketch Challenge this week. Good luck in the draw! I look forward to your entry in the next challenge.
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  6. What a cute card!! Thanks for joining us at ABC!!

  7. Hi. How cute is this. Lovely image and your layers of papers and colour are fabulous. Thank you for joining us at MAWTT and good luck.
    Love Sandra xxx

  8. Hi, Oh this is a super card, its so cute, Love the layers on it, thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, enjoy the rest of the weekend, Hazelxo

  9. Way too adorable! =)
    LOVE this card Lisa - that blinged out boa is FABULOUS!!

    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Sketch Challenge" with Bugaboo Stamps! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

  10. That little bird reminds me a little of myself! teehee Sweet card!
    So glad you played with us this week at One Stitch At A Time! Best of luck in the draw!
    Karen C

  11. Marianne: Your 2nd card is as pretty as your other one--love your colors and your cute, cute exercise bird image--I'd do it more if I could eat ice cream at the same time. Your ribbon is so creative! Thanks for entering in Challenge #7 - "Add Sunsine to Your Day" at Simply Create Too. Join our next challenge too?

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  12. Thanks for playing at OSAAT.
    Hugs Nataliya

  13. oh what a cutie little blue bird and love the layers
    Thanks for joining us at LCI and MAWTT this week
    Lisa x

  14. My goodness Marianne...your stitching is PERFECT!!! Love the image and sketch...your colouring is gorgeous, the colours bright and cheery. Thanks for joining in the fun at LCI this fortnight.

    I think it's a good idea to get the magazine...there's lots of free images and the instructions easy to follow. Even I could do it lol xx

  15. Your little birdie is so cute and your stitching finishes off the design a treat.

    Thanks for joining us at ABC for our Jazz It Up challenge with your cute creation.

    Lin xx

  16. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

  17. Super card Marianne, love the super soft colours and cute image! Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT and LCI this week. Pami x

  18. I too love this image and hope to use it soon. Awesome job and I love the is very refreshing and reminds me to get fit for Spring. Thank you for joining us at DP this month.

  19. Super sweet card! I love that adorable image! So cute!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


  20. So cute! Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. Hugs...Mona

  21. Oh so adorable! Thank you so much for playing along with the Delightful Challenge Design Team this week!