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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Sweet Pea

One of my favourite flowers is the sweet pea, but I have not had much  luck growing them in my back yard. Unusual I think, as most people I know grow them without any trouble:(

This lovely beauty is from Doodle Pantry and what a glorious flower it is. It also comes with a daffodil, see here.

Card Details: 
Stamp:  Doodle Pantry 'Daffodil & Sweet Pea'
Medium: Prismacolor markers
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities 'Lacy Squares' and Marianne Designs for the flourishes
Punches: Martha Stewart for the leaves & branches. Stampin Up  'Modern Labels' & 'Word Window'. Martha Stewart  double edge punch 'bangle chain'.  




Challenges entered:

Dream Valley Challenges: something old and something new - I used a new double edged punch from Martha Stewart  and an old punch from Stampin' Up 'word windows'
I Did It Creations: challenge #56 anything goes
Stamp & Fun = Creativity:  challenge #48 Flower Power
Craft Your Passion Challenges:  challenge#59 Let It All Hang Out - my branches and flourishes
Creative Card Crew: anything goes
My Time to Craft: challenge #142 - use a die cut
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: # 54 - here comes summer -  I used sweet peas , summer and sweet peas   go together:)
Shelly's Images: TTT Challenge, Let it all Hang Out: see my branches and flourishes

22 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, Glenda! Love the shades of red and green.

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  2. Beautiful flowers Glenda, love your color choices!

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  3. This is so pretty Glenda!! Thanks for joining in on our "Here Comes Summer" Challenge at Penny's. Good Luck!

    Courtney~

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  4. Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

    Hugs Nadell

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  5. Gorgeous card love the LO its fab!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  6. So glad to see you Glenda.....Your card is just beautiful!!!!!! Love your Sweet Peas.....thank you for playing at Paper Cupcakes/TMITA

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  7. Glenda,
    So pretty! Love the flower and all the embellishments.

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  8. Such gorgeous colors and the swirls are so beautiful.
    Cheers from Bangalore ,India
    Dr Sonia S V
    ENT Surgeon and Avid Crafter
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  9. Great card, I too love sweet peas! Love all the detail of your gorgeous creation, thanks for sharing.

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  10. Lovely card, super colours and papers. Thanks for sharing with us at MTTC this week.

    Pat xx

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  11. Ooooh gorgeous Glenda! I love all the white around the sweet peas, and your background, how did you do that? Is it a stamp or did you sponge it? You can tell me this afternoon during stamp-n-play date! Can't wait to stamp.

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  12. Beautiful card, Glenda! The white border around the pretty flowers is awesome. Makes the image just pop. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Wow, this is really stunning! Love the vivid color and what pretty flowers! Hugs, Karen

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  14. Gorgeous! I've never been able to grow Sweet Peas either!

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  15. What a rich looking card and yes sweet peas and summer do go together, thanks for sharing with us all here at Penny's and good luck.

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  16. What a beautiful card Glenda, almost bought this from Laurie. Love your flower and the flourish and leaves with it. Thanks for playing at PCC/TMITA this week.
    Patti/ DT

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  17. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at SFC…....
    Hugs GDT-Bella

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  18. What a fab card, thanks playing along with Make your own flower at Paper Cupcakes
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  19. very pretty Glenda!!! love the swirls & colors!

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  20. I love sweet peas too, and I don 't have green thumbs either - but your card certainly is beautiful. Thanks for joining us on Shelly's Images this week!
    luv n huggz
    Jen
    ST DT

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  21. Beautiful card! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

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