Monday, 1 April 2013

Springing in to Life


Well I think that Spring has sprung and left the planet if the weather outside my window is anything to go by! I have woken up on Easter Monday to a try dull, grey and cold day....so glad that it is officially Summer now! But I can't complain as it's a bonus day off work today and I have managed to spend some time doing some lovely things this weekend......crafting, going for nice walks and spending time with my family, so it's not all bad!

Also - I have had a lovely surprise as I made it in to the Top 3 on a Gem of a Challenge - so I am now proudly displaying a new blinkie on my side bar.

Back to the new cards though..........I went in to a bit of an Easter card making frenzy towards the end of last week as it suddenly hit me that there were only a few days left to the big event and, although I had made lots of 'rabbit' DT cards, I hadn't actually made any to give to people...no pressure then!!

Here's one of the cards that I made, using a lovely LOTV rabbit which I have had a for a few years now. He (I do think that this one is a boy!) is such a cutie that it was a pleasure to dust him off and colour him in once again.
For the colouring portion I have used my Promarkers, including the Spring limited edition, which appropriately included a colour call 'March Hare' - As you can see, the result was a lovely off white coloured rabbit, which I tried to make a little more fluffy by dotting with a blender pen.

The paper combination was from a freebie pack which I had in a magazine some time ago - very pretty papers I think!

So - on to my challenges for today:

A Little Bit Crafty - Anything Goes  A brand new challenge from Paula Holifield
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Ilove Pro Markers - Spring is in the Air
Delightful Sketches - Hippity Hoppity
My Mum's Craft Shop - Easter
Delicious Doodles - 1,2,3 recipe
A gem of a Challenge - Make it Cute
Di's Digi Challenge - Flower Frenzy
Make in Monday

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope that you all have an enjoyable Bank holiday.

Sharon x

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful card,love the image.xxx

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  2. What a fab CAS card ,love the cute bunny
    Thanks for joining us at the I ♥ ProMarkers challenge
    Good luck
    Tracey x

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  3. Gorgeous Easter card Sharon. The image is so cute and I love the pretty papers.
    Lorraine x

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  4. Hi Sharon, I love this stamp too and used it for my grandson this year. Love your colouring. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  5. Just adorable!!!! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Make it Monday this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back next week!
    Rene ;D
    P.S. Please stop by my blog if you haven't...you were my POTW for last week!

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  6. Gorgeous card love your image and your fabulous card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  7. Adorable and gorgeous, love the pretty papers...Thanks for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty and Di's Digi Designs.
    Wendy xx

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  8. Hi Sharon, your card is so pretty, I love the cute bunny and the papers are lush, fab that they were a freebie :) Donna ♥ x

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  9. So cute Sharon, love the image too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  10. What an adorable card! Congratulations on your win. Thank you for joining us at Delightful hugs Susan x

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  11. oh! It's so sweet! Saw it on MIM.

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  12. Gorgeous and adorable.
    luv
    Debby

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  13. Super cute indeed!
    Very pretty DP's and adorable image.
    Thanks for playing with us at AGOAC this week - good luck.
    Debs xx

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  14. Such a cute card Sharon! I love that image, especially the jumping bunny!! Adorable!! I saw this on MIM and so glad I stopped by.

    I have FREE Candy on my blog and would love for you to register for a chance to win.

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  15. Wonderful creation. Thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles Challenges.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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I love to receive your comments, so thanks so much for taking the time to visit me and tell me what you think. Happy crafting! Sharon