Thursday 7 February 2013

Forever Friends GDT - Animals/Butterflies/Birds

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Today as part of the Joanna Sheen Design Team along with my colleagues, we have been asked to be Guest Design Team Members on the 

for challenge Number 14

where they are sponsored by 

Their theme is


So here is what I created but do hop over to the main challenge site and look at all the rest of the gorgeous eye candy and enter your own creation.
I made a birthday card :) I tried my new punch all over the page :) love it. I added one animal, one bird and one butterfly.
Base card is cream
Lime green layer
Dusky Pink Layer
White punched around the page layer
Pearls to centre of punch work
A die cut fancy circle, scored and fanned to create a depth layer 
Nellie Snellen die
Image on a nestie small circle, image out of the frame
Flowers - Hobby House
Butterfly punch
foliage punch
Banner/Ribbon nestie

Here are some close ups
That depth layer :)

and the image, coloured in copics.

Why not get some more ideas about what you can do with items sold in the 

As always I would like to welcome my new followers and say thank you to all my wonderful visitors and followers for their inspiring comments, which allow me to hop over and visit you in return

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Lady Ann's - Anything Goes
Crazy Challenge - Birthday
Divas by Design - Winged Things
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes



Jacqui's little piece of England said...

This is lovely Kate, Love that background
jacqui x

Jac’s Playground said...

WOW! Stunning card, love all the texture and gorgeous image, thanks for joing us at Divas By Design this week.

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW your punch all over the page is fantastic..stunning creation
Dr Sonia

Sue said...

WOW!! This is stunning Kate. I love the cute image, gorgeous colours and the punched background looks amazing
Hugs Sue

Catherine said...

Another stunner Kate ! Your cards are always amazing and this one is no exception ! I love the background and the "grass" looks so cute ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

shaz earl said...

Gorgeous card Kate and that background is beautiful
hugs Shaz xx

Carol Willis said...

Beautiful card Kate. Love the image and how you have the humming bird "out of the box". Gorgeous.
Caz x

Debs said...

Stunning card Kate - adorable image and I love the die cuts.
Have a fab day.
Debs xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a real stunner Kate. I adore that punched layer.



Stunning and beautiful card ,gorgeous image and love all of the detail thank you for joining us this week at Bearly Mine Challenges
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Sandra H said...

What a beautiful card Kate the image is gorgeous and the layout and colours are too and how nice that your a Guest for Forever Friends xx

Becky said...

This is so cute Kate, loving that new punch. Also love how you did the humming bird.

Cards By MI said...

So very lovely! An adorable card. looks amazing. Thanks for playing with us over at the Bearly Mine Designs this week.
Love n hugs

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Kate, love the dies and the hummingbird loves fantastic off the circle x Susan x

Crafty Lark said...

Beautiful colour and I love your layering. xx Flora

~ginny said...

Welcome to the "Pastels" Challenge at Craft Your Passion... Absolutely beautiful card! I love the punched all over layer - that is a cool look!
Good luck Kate and I look forward to seeing your creation next week!

CYP Design Team
Personal blog: RubberMAD

McCrafty's Cards said...

Stunning card Kate, I like everything about it!!!
Kevin xx

KandA said...

Gosh this is so adorable. So much depth and details xx

Lisa xx said...

Such a gorgeous card Kate, your image is delightful! lovely to have you with us as a GDT for the Forever Friends Monthly challenge xx

Annette22 said...

Hi Kate,

Your card is great, love your wonderful coloring, the heart backgroung and all the flowers, glitter

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Kate. The image is so sweet and I LOVE the punched background, so pretty.
Lorraine x

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow stunning card Kate, love it so beautiful made.

greetings karin

Anonymous said...

Kate, your cards are extraordinary! How in the world did you make the depth layer?? It's an amazing card, just perfect! You commented on my blog that my dogs are like you have Border Collies too? Have a beautiful day!


Janice said...

Very sweet, love the hummingbird, Jx

Anonymous said...

Kate, I've joined your blog, so I can keep up with your talent. The circle thing does make sense, but I'll be checking in for a tutorial!
Our Annie is 10 too, like your little girl (they'll always be our little girls!) Joy to you and yours!

Whisper said...

WOW, if it wasn't for the close up photo i wouldn't have guessed you had done a build up frame - amazing and i'm not surprised you like your all over punch too :-), Luv Sam x

coops said...

so gorgeous kate.really sweet image and I love how you have used the diecuts :D

xx coops xx

coops said...

so gorgeous kate.really sweet image and I love how you have used the diecuts :D

xx coops xx

susiestacey said...

Hi Kate, l don't do facebook - hope l am not missing anything interesting. I always look forward to Harrogate and go to Jills stand first, she is a lovely lady. I did have a drive over to the shop once but a long drive from Bradford/Leeds - Jill makes a lovely cuppa x Susan x

May said...

Gorgeous card... WOW!!! Fabulous background die-cut.. Beautiful image coloured just perfect... Love it all... Hugs May x x x

Sonia said...

Terrific card my dear friend:) Just lovely image:)
Really gorgeous work:)
Big hug,

Lynsey said...

Beautiful card Kate!
Hugs Lynsey x

Tammy said...

Beautiful card and image! Love the gorgeous die you used for the background!

Karen Petitt said...

WOW Kate this is stunning - everything about it is beautiful and I would have thought that was a laser cut piece of card/paper - stunning! Karen x

Wendy L said...

You make some awesome cards, so beautiful. xxxx

Miss Emerald said...

Absolutely stunning work! Thanks for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge.

ScrappyHappyMommy said...

Such beautiful work. I love the punched center and the added flowers are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion this week.

DT Member at Craft Your Passion

Nela said...

Stunning creation in beautiful colors!
Thank you for joining us this week at Bearly Mine Challenges!
Nela xx

Lisa said...

Sweet card Kate! I really like this background. Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly :)

Laney said...

gorgeous card Kate the background looks amazing!!Thanks for joining us at BMC hope to see you again soon

Diane Louise J said...

Your card is Stunning Kate, I really do love it :o) ... thanks for creating it for our Guest Designer spot at Forever Friends... hope you can join us again :o)
Hugs Diane x

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