Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Fab 'n' Funky - Spring

What a whirlwind weekend I've had and the week has just got busier! Here we are again with a new challenge launching at Fab 'n' Funky. This week, our lovely Annie has us in the mood for all things 'Spring'. We are being sponsored by the fab Stitchy Bear Stamps and oh my do they have some utterly gorgeous Spring inspired stamps. I couldn't resist this gorgeous wee man when I was allowed to choose from their fab selection. He just looks so sweet and happy-go-lucky. This stamp reminded me so much of the gorgeous visit my kiddos and I had up North to my Uncle's farm. There was a special little moment when my small boy took my Uncle's hand and just started strolling with him through one of the fields. Utterly stole my heart (and my Uncle's too I think!), so this card is destined to take a trip North.

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When I was hunting through my papers to know what to pair this sweet image with, I came across this gorgeous page in a lovely paper pad by Kaisercraft called Cock-a-doodle-doo. I really didn't want to obscure the fabulous scene on the page, so I haven't used ANY embellishments. It's as CAS as can be, and yet, I don't feel it is, because of all that's going on in the paper. A very quick and easy card to make, and yet so much for the eye to take in. I distressed the paper edge and added it to a Kraft card base. I toyed with the idea of adding a sentiment, but decided on keeping it totally CAS.

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(Here's a pic from that special moment I spoke of earlier. My papa's big brother is rather special to our family since my papa died. He's the closest thing to a Grandpa my babies have on my side of the family and my children absolutely think of him this way. So these moments together are treasured.)

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Pop on over to the Fab 'n' Funky blog and check out what my fabulously talented teamies have been up to for this challenge. You're sure to find inspiration there. I hope you'll come on over and join us with your own Spring make. I have to get a rascally boy to bed, so I'll say goodnight. See you again soon. Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries:
Cardz 4 Guys: #62 ~ CAS
Card Mania Challenges: #66 ~ Spring
Party Time Tuesdays: #196 ~ Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart: #51 ~ Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create: Anything Goes (with Caffeine)
Papertake Weekly: Happy Anything (Happy Spring)
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenges: March ~ Spring Colours
Simons Says Wednesday Challenge: Spring Pinterest Inspiration Challenge
Simon Says Monday Challenge: Lions & Lambs Oh My! (Lambs, Cows, Pigs in paper)

22 comments:

The Little Stamper said...

This is super sweet and that backing paper is the perfect match too!

Sharon x

Chris said...

Awww, this is so cute Wends! You were right not to add anything else to this card, it's lovely just as it is. The paper is perfect for this adorable image and it would be a shame to obscure it!
Love the photo!
Chris
x

Pat K said...

Adorable card Wends. Such a cute image with the perfect dp. What a special moment you've captured...tfs. hugs, Pat K x

Jacee said...

Lovely card Wendy, what a great image!
hugs jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Alison Barlow said...

That paper is just perfect for your adorable image. Your wee boy must be so happy to have an uncle to take him around. Loved the pics of your daughter's party and the cake was fab.
Hugs, Alison xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Wendy that image is so darn cute I could cuddle him, lol, I love, love this fabulous make, super work.
hugs
lorraine x

Wendy said...

Totally adorable and perfect paper, love your card Wends and such a special photo it's gorgeous too.
Hugs
Wendy xx

Virginia Lu said...

Love the design! BEAUTIFUL coloring! The distressed edges are lovely touches! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Easter Spring/Pinterest” Challenge!

Cazro said...

Thanks for sharing a wonderful stroy of your little boy. Your card will be so welcome for the memory of the visit. Thanks for joining us in our challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

Mona Pendleton said...

So cute! What fun patterned paper! Thanks for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge!

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Gorgeous card Wends....Sweet image and the paper is just right....Joolsx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Gorgeous card Wends....Sweet image and the paper is just right....Joolsx

Julie B said...

What a fab DP and such a cute image of the little boy.
Thanks for sharing with us at Cardz4Guyz this week. :)

kenli said...

This is simply wonderful! I love this project and the colors you've used. Fabulous idea and great use of papers and details. Thanks for sharing your art work with us at Card Mania Challendges.

thecraftycavalier said...

Love this image with these papers - just perfect.Thank you for sharing your photo - so sweet :-) Jayne x

Pop's Cards said...

Stunning sweetie :0) Pops x

Jo Ann said...

This is such a sweet image. Love the simple lay-out too. Thank you for linking your project with us at 613 Avenue Create.

JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

Kimbo said...

Beautiful way to celebrate a cherished moment

Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week and hope to see you again soon x

Pat said...

Love the image you chose for this week's challenge Wends, great bp too.

Pat xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fabulous colouring Wendy, the card is gorgeous and such a precious photo, treasure those moments sweetie.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Elise said...

Hi Wendy! Awwwwwwwwwwww! I so love that photo and it is so warming that they share those kinds of moments! I know your Uncle will be head over heels in love with the card you'll send .. and probably tug at his heartstrings too. ;) What a BEAUTIFUL card you've made Wendy!!!!!!!

Big Hugs,
Elise

Rosica Katreva said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenge!
Hugs!
Rossi (DT)

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