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Hiya, I'm a Mum (of 6) who loves paper, ribbons, buttons, stamps.....ink, paint, dies......in fact anything crafty lol and I share my work space ( and stash!) with my 15 year old daughter, Rebecca. Please leave a comment if you call so I know you've been, I would love to visit you back and please become a follower if you like what you see. Thanks for popping by.........
'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Gathering roses!

Afternoon everyone from a very wet, windy East Coast....at least now
most of the snow has gone! It's still oh, so cold though so I've still got an
excuse to stay in & craft lol! So today's card is again using up odd
bits & pieces & real old stash......Oh, I'm ploughing through
it all and sticking to my "no spend" ban......roll on April when I can
 spend again! I decorated the inside on this one too!
Thanks for calling today & for any comments you might leave!
See you soon!
Hugs Jo x
ingredients
image - LOTV
coloured with flex/promarkers
everything else - stash/scrap box
challenges
anything goes at I love promarkers
cute & girly at Nutcrafters
anything goes at Lily of the Valley
anything goes at Simply Create Too
lots of layers at Sugar Creek Hollow
ribbon at Sweet Stampin'
flowers at Totally Gorjuss
girls, girls, girls at Dream Valley


42 comments:

  1. This is sweet Jo, love your colours. I need to use up some stock too me thinks! Carol x

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  2. This is gorgeous Jo don't you just love these LOTV stamps. love your colours
    jacqui x

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  3. Oh wow Jo, this is gorgeous. I just love the bright pink colour, stunning paper and lovely image and design. That ribbon is fantastic.
    You made me laugh about using old stuff and not being able to buy until April I couldnt wait that long.
    Happy crafting.
    With Love, Sandra xxx

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  4. wow super little card jo ... love that little image and love how you have put the card together ... hope you have had a great weekend ... just doing a bit of blog hopping ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  5. Just love everything about this super sweet card.

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  6. Gorgeous Jo, love the image and sweetness on your layout....

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  7. So pretty Jo! Love the image and the paper is perfect with it.
    xx

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  8. This is gorgeous Jo. I love the sweet image and pretty colours.
    I hope you have a good evening
    Hugs Sue

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  9. This is such a sweet card. Love the bright take on the colours with that adorable image.
    Spending freezes are easier to handle when you have pretty papers like this one, in your stash! teehee The ribbon is fabulous with your paper choices and the colouring looks fab too!

    I think there are many of us on spending hiatus! There are threads on all the scrapbook boards of people giving each other moral support for using up their stash!
    I am on a use my stash commitment too. So far it has been fun to shop my cupboards. Just have to get something finished! Finally finished the mammoth task of reorganizing my room so I am hoping that helps to recharge my mojo!
    I still have the storage closet under the stairs to do but it is a job that requires DH to relocate his stuff so I can organize mine...that might take a while!!! teeeheeee Nothing I use daily in there...thank goodness...

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  10. Jo this is beautiful! Lovely bow and the flowers balance it just right. Love the colors and the image which is so nicely colored! Thank you for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create!

    Kathi
    Co-Owner

    my blog
    http://kathiscreativetherapy.blogspot.com/

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  11. Such a super card JO. Great image and lovely colours and flowers
    x catherine

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  12. What a beautiful card the image is gorgeous and the layout and colours beautiful too! x

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  13. hey Jo - your card is beautiful hun - love those papers and such a cute image - hope your decopatching went okay - sounded like a big project - must try something on a bigger scale although my DH would probably have a fit - he likes - and me - plain wood - but now and again its fun to have something a little different I think!!! Hugs xx

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  14. Beautiful card Jo, I like the sweet image, the bow and the flowers.
    Kevin xx

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  15. Jo, your card is beautiful and cheering! I just love the gingham ribbon! I, too, am trying to use up my stash. It is hard, but I am committed. Thanks so much for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to your next visit!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  16. Hi Jo, WOW...What a beautiful card, adorable image & the colours are perfect... Love the design! Hugs May x x x

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  17. A beautiful card Jo. I love the image, flowers and that lovely bow.

    Sarahx

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  18. Great card! Lovely image and colours! I'm admiring your self discipline in using up old stash! Think I should do the same but oh! I'm so weak!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  19. Beautiful card gorgeous bow. Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers good luck Ginny X

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  20. Very beautiful Jo, it is just so lovely to look at, it will make someone really happy! Wonderful job of crafting!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  21. Good Morning sweet pea, this is just stunningly gorgeous, huggles Pops x x x

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  22. so gorgeous jo.fab pretty design and i love the sweet image :D

    xx coops xx

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  23. Gorgeous card Jo love the beautiful image, you are doing well with your no spend till April, proud of you hun.

    Hugs Julie xx

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  24. Aww this is really beautiful Jo! what a gorgeous colour combo and I love the sweet image and pretty embellies… lovely to see a Summery looking card! :-))
    Hope you have a good week!
    Stay warm and snug!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

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  25. This is a really beautiful card , Jo. It is a pleasure to view it. The colors in the card are so fresh and lively and it's embellished so well. We are so happy you chose to share this card with us at 613 Avenue Create.

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  26. Such a cute card, lovely design, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

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  27. This is wonderful, Jo! Love the gingham bow offstting the roses. Magnificent design!

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  28. Beautiful, love the image and bright colours.

    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'

    Pam x

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  29. Beautiful! Just love the colours and the bow is beyond fabulous! Thank you for joining us over at LLF, hugs, Jayne xx

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  30. Beautiful pinks...Such a lovely card Jo. Great job. joann sassy raggedy

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  31. Stunning card, love all the pinks and the layout is gorgeous! Well done not spending - its sooooo hard! xx

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  32. Such a cute shabby card! Lovely layers and colors. Thanks for sharing with us at Sugar Creek Hollow this week.
    Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)

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  33. This is such a sweet image...The colors and lay-out with all the embellishments are superb. Thanks for playing with us at our neighborhood---613 Avenue Create! God bless!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  34. Oh Jo! How sweet and I love love love that gingham ribbon. Thanks so much for joining in our Ribbon challenge at Sweet Stampin'.

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  35. A beautiful card! I love your colours and your big bow!

    Thank you for joining the challenge at the Creative Card Crew!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  36. I love that ribbon offsetting the flowers. I love the look of ribbon and have a bunch but \i think I am sort of afriad of it...Mine never looks even and I am hopeless at bows...
    Yours on the other hand is a gorgeous bow...wo even!
    The image is so sweet, this is a great card for the finished cards stash!!!

    Hope you are having fun with Rebecca's room...off to check out her blog...

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  37. Beautiful card. Love all of the fine details. thanks so much for joining us this week at eh Creative Card Crew.
    Denise

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  38. Lovely card & I love the attention you paid to the fine details. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs~
    Patti

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  39. Pretty card and lush huge bow too, Great to see you at Totally Gorjuss, hugs me x

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  40. A great card! Thanks for joining our Girls, Girls, Girls challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

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  41. Gorgeous girlie creation! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  42. Very pretty card. I love the papers you have used.

    Good luck in the Nutcrafters Challenge, so good of you to join us

    Sylvia xx

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