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05 March 2012

Spring Has Sprung

Well I don't know about the weather where you are, but it has been beautiful here the last three days!  Such a change from the freezing cold weather we have been having!

It's Monday and that means it's time for a new challenge at Pollycraft!   This week our very sweet Joey has set the theme of Spring has Sprung!  An easy one right?  The winner of this week's challenge will receive three packets of die cuts from The Crimson Cloud!  Head over to the Pollycraft blog to check out my talented teamies' creations!

Here's mine using Claudia's Butterflies:



































































I decided to go for Spring kind of colours instead of a Spring sentiment...  The papers are all from Crate Paper and I have coloured Claudia with copics (see details below).  The felt flower is from Sew Sweet and the brads and charm are from my stash.  The sentiment is from Pollycraft.

Here's a close-up of Claudia:


















And here are the copics I used:


















I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Crafting When We Can challenges: Anything Goes
The Paper Players Challenge #85: Spring has Sprung
Catch the Bug: March Anything Goes

Have a lovely day!

Arabella Chickie in Athens



16 comments:

...just Barbara said...

Such an adorable card and I love that you gave him rosy cheeks. :D

Joey said...

Arabella this is gorgeous! your colouring is so perfect. Joey x

Mary J said...

Just gorgeous Arabella!

angelwhispers said...

Fabulous choice Arabella this is just so adorable and such great colouring! Chanelle xxx

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous! Your coloring is fabulous. I love the mix of patterns you used.

Frea said...

Hi Arabella, love this card, such lovely fresh colours and I love your stitching. Hugs, Frea

Poppet said...

Great card Arabella, the papers are gorgeous and love the stitching detail around the edge. You have used a very cute image and coloured it beautifully.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx

Sheena said...

Claudia is so cute! Love those colours too, Sheena xx

Carol said...

Beautiful card Arabella, thanks for joining us at CWWC this time. Carol DT x

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Adorable card and I love all the little extra embellies that you added to make it sooo special. Great job coloring and isn't it amazing you finish up using so many colors....but look at the awesome end result. Thank you for joining us this week at Catch the Bug.

Faye said...

Gorgeous colouring, your iamge REALLY pops out! Faberoony. xxx

Anita said...

This is gorgeous Arabella. Love the pretty felt flower and charm. I'm glad someone is having nice, warm weather - we're freezing here :(

Alyna said...

hi
adorable card. lovely image and nicely colored. like ur charm :).
thanx for joining us at gingerloft challenges :)
hugs
Alyna

Laurence said...

great card. Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft.

Laurence

Janet said...

What a beautiful card...love the layout. Thanks for joining us at Crafting When We Can. Janet. DT

BethieJ said...

Your card is DARLING! Love that sweet image!
Thank You for joining us at Gingerloft!
Have a GREAT day!