Monday 14 June 2010

Darby & Penelope

Hi there, I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. We have a long weekend here in Australia which I love. It is nice knowing that there is no saturday morning sports or going through the morning routine for school and to be able to doing things at a lazy pace.

Yesterday Michael worked so after spending most of the day cleaning I decided to sit down and make a card. It is my gorgeous friend Kirsty's daughter birthday next week so I sat down to make her a card. I looked for sketches and although there are plenty of great ones out there none of them were pulling me in so I decided to think outside the box and come up with my own. I have to say that I am quite happy with the layout of this card.

I wanted to use the Darby & Penelope stamp as I can imagine Elizabeth and Kira sitting on a fence of wall and having a good yarn like a couple of old ladies! They have known each other since they were born (Kirsty and I met through mothers group) and although they may not see each other all the time when they do it is never strained.

I am going to enter this into's this weeks challenges for:

Anya Ink - Button & Bows

All That Scraps Challenges - Buttons & Ribbons

Stamp Something - Happy something (I think the image symbolises happiness)

I have used Darby & Penelope Stamp from CC Designs, kaisercraft ribbon, lace, kaisercraft pearls, October Afternoon Paper, sprays from spotlight, button from stash and spellbinders Labels Nine.

I have a couple of hours now till we need to go out again so will see if can get a sketch challenge in.

Thanks for stopping by, until next time xoxo


  1. Oh this is absolutely gorgeous, Kristy's daughter will LOVE it!!! I love everything about this, the soft colouring, the papers (will definately have to get some of those :oD), the distressing, absolutely everything!!! Oh and the layout is just perfect too!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Anya Ink, hope to see you back next challenge xoxo

  2. Fantastic card, Bron! Your image is lovely and I love the colours you have used! Great distressing and fabulous layout too! Thanks for joining us at Anya Ink! Hugs Delphine xx

  3. Hi Bron. Very cute. Love this image and you've layered it beautifully. Love the distressing and paper piercing. Great job. Thanks for joining in the fun. Hope you can come back next challenge.

  4. I know what you mean about sometimes not being drawn to some sketches! I think you have done a fabulous job with your own! This is sooo adorable. I love the colors you have used and that stamp is just perfect! Thanks so much for joining us over at AnyaInk!

  5. This is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Mad 4 Markers.

  6. Very very cute!! I love this image!! Thanks for joining us at ATS Wednesday Challenge!!
    Jodi =)

  7. Bron I love it, it's gorgeous...and your so right about the girls. Who knew that Kira and I would be blessed with such wonderful friends when we walked through the doors at Sassy xo


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