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Thursday, 5 May 2011

a full day.. making your garden grow!

today i am showing another birthday card ~just had to ink up this sweet LOTV stamp, which i have had for ages and not used!!

used the fab sketch over on SWEET SKETCH WEDNESDAY ~their 100th sketch..... happy 100th sketch to the team!! i just love using their sketches.

followed these challenges ~

COOKING IT UP#60 ~ MAKE MINE A DOUBLE GREEN PUNCH ~( used 2 circles, 2 images, 2 papers and punched strips twice)


STAMP WITH FUN#109 ~ LACE OR RIBBON (used ribbon)

ABC ~ T IS FOR TWO OR MORE IMAGES (lotv and magnolia)

I LOVE PROMARKERS #64~ SONG TITLE ~ " MARY MARY QUITE CONTRARY ( how does your garden grow?)" ~used (apple,meadow green,khaki,ruby,antique pink,dusky pink,cocktail pink,pastel pink,sunkissed pink,tan,putty,saffron,mustard,sunflower)

used prima papers, lilli of the valley girl and circle word stamp, magnolia summer scene, coloured with promarkers, circle nestabilities, stampin` up scalloped edged punch, papermania ribbon and finished with stickles glitter.

hope you are having a wonderful day ~lewis has gone with his school to Brownsea Island on a pirate day... fingers crossed it is going well~the weather is warm but not too hot!!


Anesha said...

Beautiful card, love your colouring and the papers.

Lisa said...

such a pretty card! love the embellies you've used and the glittery clouds are fab!

Thanks for joining in with the challenge at Cooking it Up with Katie!

Lisa x

Donna said...

Wow Nessy what a fabulous card, so much to look at and your colouring is gorgeous! hugs Donna x

mulberry station said...

Nessy, what a gorgeous card. I love all the detail work you have put into your card. Beautiful papers and colors. I love all the layers and added sparkle. Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog. Wonderful to have you join us for our celebration this week.
Hugs, Nancy SSW-DT

CraftyC said...

This is so so pretty Vanessa. A real girly card and a beautiful scene. Hope Lewis has a fun trip!

kuya said...

This card is just gorgeous! I love your coloring and how the whole scene comes together. Breathtaking!

Thanks for joining us at Stamp with fun this week.

~ Heike

Jeannie said...

You have such amazing colors going on here and your attention to detail in the coloring and hints of glitter are just perfect!

Thanks so much for joining us in our 100th Celebration at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Arlana said...

Oh I love your card this week. The colors are just so sweet. The added touch of glitter is just so perfect. What a sweet card just love everything about it!!! Thanks for your sweet comments. Have a sweet day Arlana@SSW!!

Debi said...

Awesome card!! Beautiful colors and wonderful embellishing!! Beautifully created!!!

coops said...

fantastic card nessy.really beautiful colours and details and i love the sweet image and her fab garden :D

xx coops xx

Kathie said...

Wow wee Nessy this is a wonderful card I just love this image and all of your detail, it's just beautiful I love it. I also adore your back ground paper with the roses it's just so so pretty. This is one special card and I'm loving it. Thanks so much being with us this week to celebrate our 100th Sketch GOOD LUCK!!!

Hugs Kathie
SSW-Design Team

bumblebee creations said...

oh Nessy--what a perfect card for the SSW challenge!!! Love the image you picked for it! Positively awesome!

sweetbloominscraps said...

Nessy, this is such a fun birthday card! I love all the pizzazzz! I love the pink and green and the sparkles really set your image off! Someone will really love this image! Thanks for joining us this week for our 100th Sketch Celebration. Judi SSW DT

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, adorable card Nessy, love the sweet image and her pretty garden.

Tine said...

Hi Nessy. Love the colours and the papers. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

This is a real stunner Nessy! LOVE the bright bits of color. Your coloring is beautiful! Thanks so much for playing at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Deanne :)

*Vicki* said...

Oh my word this is such a sweet image and fabby coloring!! Really gorgeous creation!! Thanks for sharing! *Vicki* from Stamped Smiles

Genevieve said...

Wow Nessy, fab card! The detail is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us this week for our 100th sketch celebrations :)

Genevieve SSW-DT

Wuzim├Ądi said...

Wow, what a stunning creation! Wonderful coloration and glittering accents.
Have a great weekend,
Hugs Michi

Karli said...

Fantastic! So beautifully colored too :) Thanks so much for sharing your card creation with us at ABC Challenges :) Hope you'll play with us again next time! Hugs~

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

I love how you create these wonderful scenes,such a pretty card,love the images.janex

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card Nessy, such a sweet little scene and beautiful floral papers...perfick :) Donna x

Jacki Randolph said...

Gorgeous Nessy! Your papers and colouring are fabulous with this sweet image and your scene is just gorgous. Thanks for sharing with us at SSW and joining in our 100th sketch party!

Jacki - SSW DT

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Hun, wow lovely card, fab images and layout, love the hints of glitter, hugs Liz xx

bumblebee creations said...

Happy Mothers Day Vanessa!!

WeirdCat said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love all the elements, so many things to look at, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

Sharon Basel said...

Gasp!!! Oh Nessy this is just a wonderful card - it takes my breath away! You have totally outdone yourself this week my dear - this is one of your best cards ever. What a gorgeous creation to share with us in our 100th sketch celebration. You've created an incredible scene here - it truly is a feast for my eyes. Thanks for sharing this beautiful card with us at SSW.
Sharon, SSW-Dt

Chrissy said...

Such a gorgeous Happy card, I haven't been over for a while so I am looking back :)Hope you and family are well Vanessa :)

Alessandra said...

Vanessa, I just love, love, love, love, love this card!! So gorgeous! I like the colours and the image and just ALL of it. Great creation!
Hugs, Alessandra