Saturday, 7 February 2009

Basic Grey Challenge # 21, Mix It Up!

Good morning!

Hope you are all well and surviving this cold, snowy snap still! Most of the snow has now gone where I am but there's more forcast for tomorrow! I think if we get another wintery day then we'll wrap up and go for a nice long walk.

Anyway, here is my card for Basic Grey where this week's challenges asks us to 'mix it up'. You have to use at least two ranges on your card, be it different papers or a mix of papers with embellishments. I've used my lovely new stamp sent to me in a RAK by Tara, you can see more of this below. This is one of those cards which is still growing on me, I think I like it but I'm not completely sure, lol! Maybe it's because the colours are a tad bright? Oh well, the image is certainly very adorable, isn't she?

Image - Stamping Bella
Sentiment - Studio G
Swirls Stamp - Kars
Papers - Basic Grey Mellow
Flowers - Prima and Flora Doodle
Dies - Wizard Tags Trio
Chip Stickers - Basic Grey Sultry
Colouring - ProMarkers
Embellishments - Brads, Spacers, Eyelets and Raffia from my stash

Now onto my RAK...... as you can see I have been totally spoilt with all these goodies. Bet you're wondering why I received a Christmas card in February though? Well, Tara posted this parcel to me on 11th December and I think it went on a round the world trip before arriving at its destination! I'm so glad it finally arrived though, it would have been awful if these lovely things had disappeared!

Here is the beautiful card Tara made me.......

Fantastic, isn't it?

Now before I disappear to get a shower, I just want to thank Alex, Chrissie and Laura for passing awards on to me. I haven't uploaded them this time because I have also received them a little while back, but I just wanted to say a big thank you for thinking of me :o)

Enjoy your weekend and I shall be back for the next Colour Create Challenge in the morning!

TTFN xxx


bieke said...

Lovly card for the challenge, and wow what great things you have received was a long time on his way,I think it has been in China :) :)

Greetings Peggy

cats whiskers said...

Oh I love this it is so colourful and that little image is an absolute darling
Hugs Jacqui x

Tab said...

Fab card Tara! Love the image and all the beautiful gifts from Tara, thank goodness they turned up!
Have a great weekend!
Hugs Tab xxx

Rach said...

fabulous card hun, love the papers that you have used. xx

TaraG said...

Oh Tara, your card is fabulous! I love the BG papers and accents you've combined! This sweet image is coloured so beautifully! Such a fabulous card! Oh, Happy Christmas in February,lol!!! I am glad the package did finally arrive!!! Ya know, since I started blogging I have learned so many new things and one of them is how to send packages in the mail...well, umm, actually, I am still learning how to do that properly,lol!!! I am so thrilled that you like your craft goodies!
Enjoy, friend!!!
Big Big Hugs,t

All Pink girl said...

Wow fab card ,brilliant layout and colouring as always ,
hugs Dawnxxx

Bev said...

What a fab card Tara, love the layout and the cute image.

hugs Bev x

Sharon said...

Fabby! Love all that stamping across the papers and a real cutie stamp. The layout is great.
Sharon xx

Sarita said...

Really lovely Tara-love all the detail, lots to look at and a fab mix of colours-I love that it's bright, it's just what we need!
And you goodies look amazing too,
Love Sarita xx

Riet said...

woww Tara what a beautiful card.
en hele mooie spulletjes.

hugs Riet.xx

Katy said...

Fab card Tara! Love the image and your colouring is just brill!!

Fab RAK :)


Ruth said...

what a lovely bright card ..just perfect, Ruth x

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

Fantastic card Tara, I love the papers you have used and what a cutie image. What a lucky girl getting all those scrummy goodies. So pleased you received them in the end and enjoy playing !

Take care,


Jo x

Helen said...

Fab card! Love the patchwork of different papers!
Helen x

Chris said...

Your card is gorgeous Tara! I love the bright colours you used and how you mixed up your papers which are great together! Your new stamp is so cute and beautifully coloured, love the gorgeous bright flowers and eyelet lacing too. Incredible how long your wonderful parcel from Tara took to get to you but thank goodness it finally arrived. Hope you enjoy your lovely goodies and Tara's card is so beautiful. Chris x

Danita said...

Tara, your card is adorable this week!!! Love those papers you picked!!! I love how you bound it together like a book!!! I just love all of the details on here!! Thanks for the awesome inspiration this week!!!

Faerielore said...

fab card and WOW check out all the goodies !!!! have fun playing with your new stash xx