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Tuesday 1 July 2014

Friends.....And The Garden Of Life

Morning all, it's the first of the month again and the sun is shining.  Just perfect to announce the next challenge over at  CRAFTS GALORE ENCORE

This month we are sponsored by the fabulous
They have some gorgeous images which they very generously let us use for this months challenge which was to use a stamp or digi image on your project. 
For this one I was given the Marigold and Morpho Set which was great to colour.

More news over at Crafts Galore too.....there was a DT call and we now have four fab new teamies to play along with us.....a big hello to  Ileana, Annemaritta, Caroline and Daria.

I'm heading up to Scotland this weekend, it's the annual Gala day and I'm soooo looking forward to seeing old friends and having fun.  Hope you all have fun whatever you are up to!

Recipe :  Gold Backing Card (Also used for embossing) - Home Bargains
Image : Fred She Said - Marigolds And Morpho Set Coloured With Promarkers
Gems : From Stash
Backing Paper : Nitwit Collections - Fincy's Garden (Leaves Yellow)
Embossing Folder : Cuttlebug Victoria
Sentiment : Handmade on the PC by myself

I'm entering this card into the following challenges :
Crafting From The Heart - Challenge 25 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Challenge 257 - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - July Challenge - Let's Go Digital
I Love Promarkers - Challenge 225 - Embossing
Ladybug Crafts - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - 1st-7th July - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Challenge 165 - Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Challenge 82 - Stamping
Simon Says - Anything Goes
The Stamping Chef - Challenge 35 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Challenge 237 - Anything Goes
Crafting At The Weekend - Challenge 3 - Anything Goes
Scribble And Scrap - Challenge 21 - Always Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Challenge 213 - Summer
Suzy Bee's - Challenge 35 - Anything Goes



  1. Del this is just so beautifully designed and coloured. Adore the cheerful yellow combined with the lush gold. Also love the fussy cutting.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  2. Gorgeous Del, great embossing too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

  3. Fabulous make as always Adele, Denyse x

  4. Very pretty card

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

  5. Gorgeous card, love the fussy cutting.
    Thanks for joining our LCI challenge.


  6. Such pretty summery colours. I love the flowers and they're set off beautifully with the embossed panel. Thanks for sharing this with us at Sentimental Sundays x

  7. Hiya :) I second all that has said earlier, and my own is this: Gold embossed side has this posh effect, in all positive way! This is beautiful. Really. Thank you also for welcoming me. xx Annemaritta

  8. Gorgeous colours & I just love the gold embossed panel!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Inky Impressions this week , good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  9. Your card is very beautiful!!! Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Design Challenge!!! hugs, ANDREA

  10. Well girlie the gold embossing packs an awesome punch behind the flowers. Your flowers are simply phenomenal and so is your clean and simple design.

    Tamie DT sister

  11. Hi Adele, A fabulous card and love the gold.

    Hugs Erin x

  12. Beautiful card. I love the touch of the embossed gold. Thanks for sharing it at The Pink Elephant Challenge for Anything Goes! Come back and play again! Nance, DT

    1. Beautiful stamping.Such an striking creation.Thanks for joining in with us over at Ruby's Rainbow.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

  13. This is so pretty! Love the eye catching yellow flowers and the layout is perfect! Great choice of colours too.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Ruby´s Rainbow this fortnight. Good luck and hope to see you back soon!

  14. This is a fabulous card, such a gorgeous image perfect for our Let's go digital challenge at Bearly Mine Designs this month.

  15. What a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Bearly Mine Designs Challenge this month of “Let’s go digital”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team Leader)

  16. What a lovely creation! Love the colors. Thanks for playing at Crafting at the weekend. We hope to see you next time. good luck.