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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Monday, 3 March 2014

Sketch Saturday 299 and The East Wind No 2

Time for another sketch at Sketch Saturday

and it is time for challenge 2 at The East Wind - Use a digi.
and we have been given a free The East Wind image to join in this challenge.  If you would like the freebie go to the blog and subscribe to the newsletter and you will receive a free image each month.

This is the second card I made today.  I have embossed green card with Cuttlebug daisies and layered onto purple card.  Printed out the lovely free image from The East Wind onto white card, coloured her with markers and then layered onto green card.  Stamped Best Wishes in corner.   Layered a piece of purple paper from Sweet Fairy 6x6 paper pad.  Added punched purple scalloped circle, punched green and purple flowers and green rhinestone.

You can buy the lovely The East Wind images at

and there is a facebook group
which also has a challenge going.

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges
Open Minded challenge 5 - Use some green

and Inkspirational Challenge - Purple Green and white

and Just Inspirational March challenge - anything goes


  1. Your image on this lovely card is so sweet and innocent.

  2. I LOVe that embossing folder.. its fantastic!! Love how you colored up and used that image!! She is adorable isn't she!!! And I LOVe how you used that sketch!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  3. What a cute card with a sweet image! The layout is great too. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

  4. Very nice!! Great wor with this fab image! Thank you for sharing at TEW.
    Jackie DT

  5. Love your color choices and take on this sketch. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Sketch Saturday!
    Hugs, Cathy xx

  6. This is so pretty, with beautiful colouring in and lovely embossing,Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

  7. Totally love the take on this image! Fabulous embossing!!!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in

  8. Such a cute image and nice colour choice. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday!
    ;-) Alex H.

  9. Another fabulous card hun, thank you for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun, best of luck xx

  10. What a pretty card, love the image! Thanks for joining us for the monthly challenge at JIC - Sonia W DT

  11. Jolie carte !
    Merci pour ta participation au just inspirationnal challenge

  12. Very nice card and beautiful coloring..
    Thanks for joining us at Open- Minded Crafting Fun!

  13. Adorable image! And I love the dreamy colors in use here <3 Thank you for joining us at JIC this month, good luck :)

    Lisbeth @ Lisbeths hobbyer
    DT Through The Purple Haze
    DT Just Inspirational
    DT The Outlawz, Sketch


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