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Monday, 16 July 2012

Daisy Doodles #64 Here Comes The Sun (Please!)



Over at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges we have a new challenge today

Here Comes The Sun

We want to see anything which has the sunshine colours of Orange or Yellow

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For my card I have used Ice ‘n’ A Slice which has 2 images and comes in 3 formats for only $3. Head over to the Daisy Doodles Store to check these out and all the other great digi’s that are available !


I coloured the image in varying shades of yellow Promarkers and Flexmarkers adding a very pale blue/grey for the ice cubes. I’ve even stippled a darker yellow on the lemon skin to emulate the dimples on a lemon’s surface. It was a lovely image to colour in and the other one in the set with the bubbles and umbrella is fun. 

The pale yellow cardstock has been used for all matting and layering and the patterned paper is from a First Edition pad called Family Ties. I added some small gems to finish off and a sentiment by Meljen Designs which has been die cut and mounted on 3d foam.


Nothing screams summer more than quenching your thirst with a refreshing glass of lemonade and although we are having the most miserable of summers here in the UK in our household we are getting through plenty of lemon squash, we just need the weather to go with it please J

I hope you will pop over to the blog to see the lovely creations on there from the rest of the DT and we look forward to seeing your entries in for our Here Comes The Sun Challenge

I'll see you again next time with another lovely Daisy Doodles design.

Materials Used in this card are as follows:-
Card Size – A5
Papers – Family Ties First Edition pad by Dovecraft
Sentiment – Meljen Designs
Tools - 3d Foam pads, Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Marianne Creatables die
Embellishments – small gems
Techniques – Die cutting

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order):-

40 comments:

Ellis said...

Wonderful card you made and lemonade is always good! =)
Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy!
Hugs, Elenor

Mynnette said...

I absolutely LOVE this!!! The sentiment is beautiful and I LOVE the cut out you used for it! I hope you come and join me at Technique Tuesday--I'd love to see what you create!!! :)

Sheryl said...

Lovely card. Makes me want to make my own lemon drink. Great to see you at CRAFT this week. Good luck and hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

Sandi said...

Definitely makes me think of summer! Thanks for playing in our 'Summertime' Challenge #48, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Sylvia x said...

Oooohhh lovely summery card - thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenges this week

Sylvia xx

Confiseries Papier said...

Such a great card,thanks for joining us at Jackson's Digital Expressions.

Karen Letchworth said...

This is a super cute card. One of my favorite parts of summertime is enjoying some ice cold lemonade!
Thanks for sharing this with us at Word Art Wednesday. Have a blessed week.
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday

Sheila H said...

I love lemonade on a summer day! Your cute card really makes me want some. It's nice of you to share your project with Jackson's Digital Expressions.

Laura Love said...

Very cute! Ice cold lemonade is a MUST on hot summer days! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous creation and just perfect for our challenge at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us this week
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have candy if you are interested :)

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

what a lovely card mandy who wouldn't love a drink of that lemonade (sun considering) lol thanks for joining us at fat pages and cards with attitude and good luck xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

such a lovely card.
thank you for join us at DigiStamp4Joy.

greetings karin DT member

Aletta said...

Leuke zomerse kaart

Gezellig dat je meedoet met EKEF

Groetjes Aletta

Denise and Louise said...

Great card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week xx

Michelle VP said...

mmmm, lemonade sounds so refreshing right now. So glad you joined our Lets Get Punchy challenge at Party Time Tuesdays! :) Love that fancy die cut you used for your greeting.

Crafty and Green said...

This is beautiful! So refreshing! Thanks so much for playing with us at Jackson's Digital Expressions!! Come Back and play with us again soon!!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Chana said...

Mandy, this is so cute! I always look forward to your entries in our challenges. This is just as "refreshing" as your other designs. Thanks for being a regular player at Jackson's Digital Expressions!
Hugz,
Chana, DT Coordinator
JDE

Seija said...

It's a perfect Image for a summer card! Wonderful creation! Thanks for joining us at shapes and more! XOXO Michi

Anne-Marie said...

Fabulous entry to use yellow.

Thank you for you entry in Stamp 'n' Doodle this week.

Anne-Marie x x

craftyb said...

Lovely fresh uplifting card! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Awesome coloring Mandy! Thanks so much for joining our "WHAT THE TEXT" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images DT
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Marlena M. said...

Your card is beautiful~now I'm craving some quenching lemonade! LOL. ;) Thank you so much for sharing your uplifting creation with Word Art Wednesday!

Pulsatilla said...

Your card is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at fun with shapes and more. I hope to see you soon for the next challenge!!! hugs, ANDREA

Wendy Swenne said...

Such a cute and happy card. Love that sentiment. We just need to make the best of our situations ;)

Thanks so much for sharing your art with us on WAW.

Wendy

Marcea said...

Gorgeous card - thankyou for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Challenge last week xxx

Craftyanny said...

A beautiful card, fabulous colour work too
Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts
Anne x

Teresa Arsenault said...

This is so very pretty, Mandy. Good luck in all the challenges you entered.

Thanks so much for following my baby - Avadares Challenge Blog. It is starting off well and we already have a stellar design team lined up. (You might recognize some faces)

Avadares Challenge #2 will be launched on August 3rd, along with another free digi and the introduction of our brand new design team. I hope you can join us.

Blessing hugs,
Teresa

PS - Still lots of time to enter Challenge #1.

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

I love it!!! Loving the yellow! Thanks for taking part in Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge. Hope to see you again for our next challenge.
~DEANNE~

she3655 said...

mmm I could just drink a glass of that lemonade.... Love your card... Thanks for joining in with us at Fatpages and Cards with Attitude

Andie's Space said...

Hi Mandy,
This looks lovely & so refreshing. Perfect for the coming hot weather. (I'll believe that when I see it, LOL!). Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter's Saturday Challenge.
Hugs,
Andie xx

Tammy Ortiz said...

This is a cute Stamp. I love lemondade. I love your layout
I am so pleased you
decided to join us for our Challenge.
Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy's Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

Margaret said...

Fab card. Thanks for playing in Pattie's Creations Challenge 'Summertime' Challenge #48!

soapHOUSEmama said...

so sweet! The Simon Says Stamp & Show design team thanks you for participating in this week's challenge! - Ashli

G8country life said...

Lovely card. The lemonade looks so good makes me thirsty : ) I'm glad you join us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner -Elisa DT

Pattie G said...

This is so refreshing! I love your coloring and all of your added touches. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
Hugs
Pattie ♥
Artist
at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

~Michelle~ said...

what a fun summer image! Love the lacey die too! Thanks for entering the One Crazy Stamper Challenge! :)

Sandy said...

I am so glad I finally have time to visit all the Oozak entries - yours is super! I could use some sun where I live too - it's been cool and rainy for too long!

Sandy, DT

Schnipsel und mehr...die Papierwerkstatt said...

Great work.

Thanks for playing us at ASC.
Hugs Andrea

Abby said...

AWESOME work! TY for entering Dilo En EspaƱol!!

Stine said...

Wonderful.
Thanks for Joining us at ASC.
Hugs Stine