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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Spring is here


or at least it was here this weekend. It's so funny every year - as soon as the sun pops up - well then you suddenly see your neighbours again ;-)) Out in the garden, burning leaves, planting seeds etc...hihi....... I guess it's the same everywhere and not only in Sweden.

Well - the Spring feelings this weekend gave me the inspiration to use Cathrine with butterfly for this weeks Try it Out Tuesday. Our project/card should only be made with 2 layers and 2 embellies. That's a very hard challenge for someone like me - that has gone from - only a very limeted numbers of layers and embellies to - well a lot just in 1.5 year ;-))

I was so pleased that I had the lovely DP from the Dovecraft Fantasy pack to create the scene with. They are perfect for projects like this. For the second layer (behind Cathrine) - there I used one of the papers from my "left-over-collection"...hihi.....

I coloured Cathrine with my copics (please don't forget to check out the copic bundles that are available at Susana's). I added some stickles to the flowers on her dress, on her shoes and for the ribbon. I then added vanilla ribbon (from SU) and one single flower from my stash.

There you have it - my 2 embellies :-))

Looking fwd to read your comments and see what you will come up with. Please remember to use the keyword "TIOT11" when you upload your cards on PCP or SCS.
Also - don't forget to check out the cards made by my dear DT friends.

Kram - Anki

20 comments:

Lynn Mercurio said...

This is lovely Anki. I think that this Cathrine is my favorite of your stamps (so far). :)

Lovely colors and that paper is beautiful! Awesome job with this challenge.

Aud said...

Så vakkert det ble!♥

Ja, så kul at vi brukte samme DP! Men så ulike kortene våre ble likevel! =0)

Stor klem,
Aud

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Lovely card Anki! You are right..what hard challenge!I don't think I could manage that one..I love my layers! Your image is beautiful! Hope spring stays with you..it has gone over here!!
Judy x

Lia said...

hi anki, your card is beautiful I love the papers and the stamp
hugs Lia

Susan said...

She's just beautiful! Love the colors with her and the flower just pulls everything together! Love these stamps! Can't wait for more (hint, hint!)

Hugs to you,

Susan

Danni said...

Such a lovely card! Great job!

Suzanne J Dean said...

Just lovely Anki! So summery & fresh! I love her red sparkly shoes :o) Great job on the challenge!

hugz,
Suzanne

Riet said...

what a beautiful card,l love the colours.

hugs Riet.x

Katharina Frei said...

A beautiful card Anki. I love your images :)
Thanks for your super sweet comment on my blog. It is so refreshing to read from mothers sharing the same "boy interests"..haha
Have a lovely evening!
Katharina

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Beautiful colours and colouring Anki, Her little dress is so pretty, Big Hugs, Nikki x

Jodi said...

Very sweet image of course!! Your coloring and card setup is great!! you did a very pretty card!
hugs,
Jodi =)

Christine Riley said...

This is absoluteley stunning, Anki! I love the colors you used and the design paper.
Hugs, Christine :)

Kathy said...

Glad to hear that someone is having nice weather!! It is so cold here in the U.S! Oh well I must be patient (LOL)! Anyway perfect paper to use for this challenge!! Love the earthy colors and your image is just darling Anki!! Have a great day :)Kathy

Susana M said...

Hej Anki,
I love your color choices and how her red shoes give her a Dorothy in OZ feel :o)
Hearts and Hugs
Susana

louisevbg said...

ytterligare en söting :) Vill ha....vi ses den 2 maj. Jättekul att få ses igen. Kramiz

L.Nielsen (Lynda) said...

You did a MARVELOUS job with this Anki... Everything is just perfect! =)
KRAM
Lynda =)

Jeanette said...

How beautiful your card is. And your image is so sweet...I have to save up and get some....they are irresistable!
I think it is amazing that although we live so far apart...people are exactly the same...we are just starting to more of our neighbors as well....Hugs Jeanette

Cathy said...

I love her dress Anki. I love her the most especially since my name is Catherine!! Lovely paper as well.

Hugs, Cathy

TaraG said...

Oh Anki, this is such a beautiful card! Love the colours and of course the fabulous image of Catherine and your colouring with the Copics is superb! Your work is just beautiful! It would be fabulous to come to Sweden...I would so love that! My hubby is crazy about traveling and I've already but Sweden on out list of must-see destinations!!!!
hugs,t

Tammi said...

She's so pretty in her yellow dress, beautiful card Anki.
Tammi xx