Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Running along with bunting

I think this is such a sweet image, it's from the Penny Black 'Love London' set, which is also ideal for the Olympics. And, the patriotic paper came from Forever Friend's 'Best of British' paper pack. It's a great pack and, apart from being perfect for the Jubilee and the Olympics, what's an added bonus is that the papers are double sided with more 'everyday designs' on the reverse, so they won't be wasted when all the fun and frolics are over:

I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card stock

- Penny Black image from the Penny Black 'Love London' set, stamped using Memento 'London Fog' (how appropriate!) and coloured with Pro Markers. Sentiment also from the same set, stamped in SU's 'Real Red' and the heart filled in with Pro Marker.

- paper from Forever Friend's 'Best of British' paper pack

- blue Core'dinations card for backings

- strip of red Core'dinations card, edged using a MS punch

- card candi

- little diamantes on the bunting string just to put the 'Diamond Jubilee' bit onto the card :)

I can't believe the cold, miserable weather over the past few days - I reckon these little chaps in the image should have had little pack a macks added to them!

I'm adding this into St. Luke's Charity Cards Challenge, where this month's theme is to feature a furry animal. OK, so a hedgehog is prickly but the little mouse is furry! Why not make a card and join in the fun?

And after a prompt from Jen, I'm also entering this into Digi Doodle Shop's current challenge which is 'Get the bunting out'. Ahem, it's more like wring the bunting out, yet another wet day :(

Di
x

22 comments:

  1. Another brilliant card di.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  2. Oh this is ADORABLE Di. Very patriotic too! Love it. xxx

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  3. Fab card Di, Love the image, so sweet and great papers.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  4. great card - love the stamp, it's perfect for this year. I have to admit I've avoided all the patriotic papers thinking that after the event there wouldn't be much call for them so it's good to find that the reverse side of the papers in this pack are less themed. I'm just working on a card with a furry animal on it so may just enter the St Luke's challenge this time. Hugs, Elizabeth x

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  5. Lovely layout Di, great card.
    Linbyx

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  6. Such a cute patriotic card! Vicky x

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  7. Lovely card Di. You should join in our 'bunting challenge' at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Hugs Jenny xx

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  8. Absolutely brilliant, love it.
    luv
    Debby

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  9. Awww...those little guys are just adorable. I bet they are enjoying the festivities and never minding the drearies. Beautiful layout, great use of the papers too. I have Westminster & the double decker bus..not seen any ink yet! Must have missed this one..I love the Hedgie. Thanks for sharing & giving me some ideas.

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  10. Love this card. Such a sweet image.
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week xx

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  11. Such a cute patriotic card Di! Those little hedgehogs are so adorable. The weather here is dreary as well. We will all be happy to see the sun again.
    Hugs

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  12. Lovely card Di live these little critters thank you for joining in our challenge over at St Luke's

    Anne

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  13. Brilliant card Di, great image and backing papers too :)x

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  14. Hello Di,

    This card is so dang cute!

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  15. This is supercute Di - love the image and your patriotic layout.
    Thanks so much for joining us again at St Lukes
    Tara
    x

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  16. Hi Di,
    I am back, but short on time so doing a quick catch up, great workdesk, I am the same with the wipes, really annoys me.
    Love the curtain tale, and I have to say that Len must be a Saint, or a guy with a great sence of humour, actually getting together with you.
    Love the crown.
    Have you recieved the Playground card?

    Kath x
    Weather pretty poor, but loved the Jubilee celebrations.

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  17. Hi Di

    Gorgeous card. Very patriotic the colours and the bunting are fab. Thanks for joining in our Challenge at Digi Doodle Challenges. Jenny x

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  18. Adorable images and colored to perfection!

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  19. I also think the London set is wonderful. I do not own it but when I first saw it I fell in love. Your card is awesome. I love it....

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  20. Wonderful card - perfect for the Jubilee weekend! I love the backing papers and gorgeous image. They'd work on an Olympic card too!! Thanks for playing along with St Luke's Charity Card Challenge.

    I do hope the weather improves soon.

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  21. This is adorable Di. The the patriotism.Thanks for joining us again at St Lukes.
    Lynne xxx

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  22. I love these cute little characters and whoo hoo for a patriotic card too :0)
    Thanks for joining us at St Luke's this month.
    Jenny x

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