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Saturday, 31 May 2014

On Your Way to Pastures New


Morning lovely peeps, hope you've all had a good week and that you've lots planned this weekend. I hope to do a spot of crafting but that will largely depend on whether the sun comes out to play or not...if it does, I'll be found outside in the garden!

I also just quickly wanted to thank all my regular visitors for the lovely comments you continue to leave on my cards...I don't say thank you enough, but just wanted you all to know that I always look forward to your words of encouragement and appreciate each and every one of you for taking the time to visit me!

PS: Welcome to my recent new followers too...so happy you chose to follow my little old blog!

My SIL asked me to make a retirement card for her friend but she didn't want the word retirement on it. After a great deal of thought, we opted for a 'Pastures New' theme. The lady in question wants to spend more time out in her garden and I thought Gardening Betty from the DigiStamp Boutique would be perfect. I've teamed her with these gorgeous flowery papers from Nitwit Collections and she has been coloured with Promarkers.

Digital Image: DigiStamp Boutique (Gardening Betty)
Digital Design Papers: Nitwit Collections (Just Ducky)
Colouring Medium: Promarkers & Smooth White Card
Card Stock: SU! (Lavender Lace)
Embellishments: Ribbons, Buttons and Pearls from my Craft Stash
Tools: X-Cut Flower Punch
Sentiment: Created on the Computer using 'Happy Birthday Ryan' Font

11 comments:

Dotty Jo x said...

Super card Donna, love the pretty colours, Jo x

Catherine said...

This is such such a sweet card Donna ! Love the soft colours... Hope you are having a lovely week-end ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Donna. I love the image and the pretty papers.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Donna. Such a great choice of image. Beautiful colouring and I love those papers too.
I hope you are having a good weekend.
hugs Sue xx

Juls said...

really sweet card, Hugs Juls

Joey said...

Fabulous make Donna, love the colours. Joey x

Love to Doodle! said...

Gorgeous Donna....beautiful papers, beautiful colours, beautiful style....Sally-Ann xx

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Very beautiful,Donna! Have a great weekend. hugs, Helena

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

You'd better be swinging in that hammock today, Girl! Happy Sunday. And, what a sweet card. Loving the colours x

Pop's Cards said...

Your creation is super super gorgeous sweetie, hugs Pops x x x

Debbie said...

A fabulous card Donna...love this image and the colours and papers are perfect. x