Saturday, 9 May 2015

It's been a while…...

Well it has been a few weeks since I have done any blogging, or anything else for that matter, as I had the misfortune to be hit with a nasty case of Bronchitis - yuck! I am normally blessed with good health and I was really shocked how sudden and how debilitating this illness can be. I know that there are those of you out there who suffer this kind of thing on a regular basis and, believe me you have my sympathy!

Anyway, hopefully it's onwards and upwards for me now…..slow and steady wins the race as they say, and today is the first time I have felt enough energy to post on my blog so here it is.


I made this card for my parents' wedding anniversary which was a few weeks ago - there was something about those two mice that seemed just right for the occassion.
I created the background first, using my  E sprayer and a paper template that I made. I then masked the bottom of the heart so that the mushroom would fit in just nicely, before colouring the whole thing in.

I am not usually one for mirri card these days but, on this occasion, it seemed like just what was needed, so i did a nice bit of matting and layering to finish off.

So finally a few challenges for me to enter before I pop off for today:

http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/anything-goes.html
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/challenge-268-anything-goes.html
http://deepoceanchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/challenge-103-flowers.html
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/challenge-110-animal-crackers.html
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-226.html
http://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/wk-19-anything-square-graphit-colouring.html
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/theme-challenge-in-garden.html

Thanks for visiting today and a happy weekend to all.

Sharon x

14 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Sharon, love the cute image and very beautiful design.

    Donna x

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  2. A gorgeous card Sharon,
    Sorry to hear you have been poorly, I hope you are much better now.
    Have a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x

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  3. So sorry you have been unwell. Gorgeous card and such a pretty image. Hugs, Carol S. xx

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  4. Gorgeous card Sharon, that image is so adorable and love the design.
    Pleased to hear you are feeling better now.
    Wendy x

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  5. Fabulous make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Square challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
    Anjie (DT)

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  6. Beautiful card Sharon.

    Hope you are feeling a little better now :-)
    Hugs Kelly

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  7. Thanks for joining us at http://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ anything square goes challenge, good luck and hope you will join us again soon,
    Caroline dt

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  8. Beautiful card - love the background and uber cute image.Thanks for playing along at PTW this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  9. I'm so sorry to hear you have been poorly but glad you are now on the mend.
    Your card is utterly adorable; I love these little mice and the stencilled heart background is gorgeous :-)

    Big hugs, Kat xx

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  10. Such a sweet image and clever masking too, thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers xx

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  11. Sweet! Love the coloring and the design. Beautifully done.

    Hugs and Blessings
    Jim

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  12. A great card - thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  13. What a darling card! I love all the techniques you used, too. Thanks for joining us "In the Garden" at the Bugaboo Stamps blog challenge this week. Good luck in the draw :)
    love
    Jen L
    Bugaboo DT

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  14. This is really gorgeous, Thank you for playing along with us at Graph'It colour crazy Challenge, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

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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